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Sesame Street
Gordon goes over his shopping list
Air date December 31, 1970
Season Season 2 (1970-1971)
Sponsors I, V, 8
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 At Hooper's Store, Gordon goes over his shopping list. He's gathered almost everything on it, but sees that Susan also wrote down the letters V and I. What begins with V?
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: V for Violin
A musician plays a violin, which instantly breaks.
(First: Episode 0052)
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Cartoon "Imagination V" -- A surreal segment involving the Venus de Milo statue, a violin, a vampire, and vigilantes.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0050)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird gives some guesses on what "V-I" could stand for … vanishing ink? Varnished ice cubes? Gordon then realizes he has chocolate syrup as one of the items, and concludes that "V-I" is short for vanilla ice cream.
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: I - ice cream.
(First: Episode 0033)
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Cartoon A boy and a dog fight over a letter "I."
(First: Episode 0143)
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Cartoon A Gary Owens-voiced man attempts to discuss the letter I, but is jeered by an offscreen voice. The man uses him as an example of the word "impolite".
(First: Episode 0032)
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Film Baby pigs run in a field, and drink their mother's milk.
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Cartoon Rocket countdown: The rocket falls over.
(First: Episode 0018)
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SCENE 3 In a series of vignettes, Bob and friends display the difference between wet and dry, as well as clean and dirty. Big Bird even made himself a feather duster!
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Cartoon Batman and Robin catch the Penguin's gang who has dirty windows, teaching the opposite pairings of clean and dirty.
(First: Episode 0099)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie tells Bert that he calls his bathtub Rosie, because after his bath, he leaves a ring around Rosie. (edited)
(First: Episode 0001)
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Cartoon Rocket countdown: The rocket blows up in a shower of soot.
(First: Episode 0018)
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Song Ernie leads the cast in "Everybody Wash."
(First: Episode 0001)
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Cartoon Rocket countdown: The announcer blasts off.
(First: Episode 0018)
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SCENE 4 In the kitchen, Susan sings "One of These Things" using different sized fruit and bowls.
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #1: Dots appear uniformly
(First: Episode 0001)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie has a question, but Bert is reading the newspaper. Ernie hums and talks to Rubber Duckie until Bert gives up reading the paper in exasperation. Then Ernie can ask his question: Can he borrow the newspaper?
(First: Episode 0042)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #1 (repeat)
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Film Body Parts vs. Heavy Equipment: Three boys (including Brian Henson) pretend to be steam shovels, playing in the dirt. This segues into footage of real construction vehicles. A parallel is drawn between the machinery and how the boys' arms and mouths work.
(First: Episode 0003)
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Muppets Bob makes up three Anything Muppets as if they were employed in a transportation mode: a railroad engineer, an airplane pilot, and a bus driver. They all agree that the best job would be on board a submarine, then sing "Yellow Submarine".
(First: Episode 0017)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #2: Last dot is late and travels through the others
(First: Episode 0001)
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Cartoon Two men, one named Virgil Veep, discuss the letter V as they stand atop a capital V.
(First: Episode 0110)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: V for Violin (repeat)
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Cartoon Small v ... for voom, voice, violin, etc.
Artist: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0167)
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Muppets Ernie tries to find another cookie with a criss-cross of icing. He has trouble matching cookies, but Cookie "matches" them by eating them (putting them all in the same place, his stomach).
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Eating" while animals eat.
(First: Episode 0106)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #3: Last dot shows up early
(First: Episode 0001)
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Cartoon A Gary Owens-voiced man attempts to discuss the letter I, but is jeered by an offscreen voice. The man uses him as an example of the word "impolite". (repeat)
(First: Episode 0032)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #4: Third dot wants to be red
(First: Episode 0001)
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Muppets Lefty the Salesman wants to sell an 8 to Ernie, who ran out of money buying some 9s. Ernie then offers to sell Lefty his 9s.
(First: Episode 0079)
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Cartoon Jazz #8
(First: Episode 0016)
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SCENE 5 Oscar puts a number 8 on his trash can for his street address. He asks Bob to reposition it repeatedly, then realizes that the number 8 looks the same right side up and upside down. When Oscar realizes that a street number will cause more people to come to his can, he disposes of the number.
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Cartoon Jazz #8 (repeat)
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SCENE 6 Mr. Hooper counts eight hands on four kids.
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #5: All the dots turn red
(First: Episode 0001)
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SCENE 7 Big Bird recites a poem about lizards.
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Film Iguanas
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0047)
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SCENE 7 cont'd Big Bird recites another brief poem about a gibbon.
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Film A gibbon swings, and an audience cheers when the film ends.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0009)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #6: Dot blows raspberry
(First: Episode 0001)
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Celebrity Lou Rawls sings the alphabet song to a group of kids.
(First: Episode 0043)
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SCENE 8 Mr. Hooper displays a piece of pottery, then shows how it's made.
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Film Pottery
music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0154)
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Cartoon "Imagination V" (repeat)
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Cartoon A boy and a dog fight over a letter "I." (repeat)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie tells Bert about his so-called "boring" day at the zoo.
(First: Episode 0020)
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SCENE 9 The sponsors are announced.


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