Sesame Street
Bob plays a remembering game with Gordon, Big Bird, and the kids
Air date January 4, 1971
Season Season 2 (1970-1971)
Directed by Robert Myhrum
Sponsors W, 10

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Bob buys an apple from Mr. Macintosh and tells the viewer he's going to do some people watching today. Marty, whom Bob has never met, greets him and claims to be from Mars. He says he smells with his eyes, hears with his nose, eats with his ears ("that's the best way to tell a Martian; he's always stuffing cookies in his ears"), and sees through his thumbs. Bob thinks he's pulling his leg, and Marty eventually concedes that he's not from Mars.

Bob expresses his pleasure with having met him and extends his arm to shake Marty's hand, but he's met with a foot. "Oh, we men from the Moon always shake hands with our feet!" The two share a laugh over the joke.

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Cartoon "Wanda the Witch"
Animation by Tee Collins
(First: Episode 0001)
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Celebrity Carol Burnett: "Wow, Wanda the Witch is weird."
(First: Episode 0001)
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SCENE 2 Ronald rides his tricycle over to Susan with a big W. She recites some words that start with the letter like water, wind, and worm.
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Cartoon W is for Worm
(First: Episode 0001)
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Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit talks about the letter W. Cookie Monster eats the W.
(First: Episode 0001)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: W for water
(First: Episode 0062)
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Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit tries to start his W lecture again, but the W comes to life and attacks him.
(First: Episode 0001)
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Celebrity The stars of Bonanza appear: Hoss and Mr. Cartwright take turns saying letters of the alphabet; Little Joe rides up in time for Z.
(First: Episode 0136)
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Muppets "The "OP" Family Song"
(First: Episode 0146)
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SCENE 3 Gordon and the kids spell the word "walk" using letters printed on signs. The kids demonstrate how they can spell it with their eyes closed, the mouths closed, and one kids walks with his legs crossed.
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Film A magnetic scrapyard baler is used to lift cars into a compacter.
(First: Episode 0024)
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Muppets A Muppet father and son switch roles in the forest. The father climbs trees and asks questions, while the son explains things.
(First: Episode 0089)
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Insert Scanimate Films #10
(First: Episode 0134)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — As Bert takes a nap, Ernie tells the viewer how he knows that Bert is asleep - thus waking Bert up, just to tell him it's time for his nap.
(First: Episode 0027)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: W for water (repeat)
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Cartoon W is for Worm (repeat)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit and Tracy count to 10.
(First: Episode 0120)
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Cast Bob and Gordon assemble a large 10.
(First: Episode 0120)
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Celebrity Flip Wilson counts from 1 to 20.
(First: Episode 0147)
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SCENE 4 Susan and some kids play jacks. Susan points out that the jacks can be arranged in any way and they're still five jacks.
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Muppets Grover, lost in a scary forest, sings "I Whistle a Happy Tune" to keep his spirits up. He bumps into a monster -- but it's Cookie Monster, who happily joins in the song. Then they run into a little boy, and they run away, panicked.
(First: Episode 0131)
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SCENE 5 Big Bird, Farley, and some kids watch as Gordon and Bob put some items into a box — a book, a ball, and a button. Can you remember what the items are? Watch this spot from Alice…
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Cartoon Alice Braithwaite Goodyshoes demonstrates near and far.
(First: Episode 0079)
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SCENE 5
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Big Bird guesses there's a brontosaurus in the box, but the kids guess the correct items that all start with B. Next, Bob and Gordon place an assortment of glass items in the box, and ask the kids to remember what they were while they hang out in the playground (Big Bird peeks on them verifying the box's contents over the construction doors).
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Cartoon Alice Braithwaite Goodyshoes demonstrates near and far. (repeat)
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SCENE 5
cont'd
Bob and Gordon return as the kids remember the items in the box: a bottle, a mirror, and a glass.
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Muppets Granny Fanny Nesselrode reads a letter from a viewer asking how to tell the difference between two kittens. Granny herself can't tell the difference, despite the fact that the two cats are different colors.
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Cartoon "Wanda the Witch" (repeat)
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Film A talking tree tells a boy about the difference between here and there, near and far, and close and next to.
(First: Episode 0111)
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Muppets Ernie & BertBert is reading a book when Ernie startles him by asking if he wants to play checkers. Bert says, "I thought maybe you weren't here!" Ernie starts to search to see if he can find himself.
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Insert Scanimate Films #10 (repeat)
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Muppets A disconsolate Ernie tells Oscar the Grouch that he's lost his Rubber Duckie. Oscar tries to calm Ernie down and says that he'll buy Ernie another one. Ernie says he can't - Rubber Duckie is special and unique. He tells Oscar that Rubber Duckie is "cute, adorable, sweet, cuddly, and makes a wonderful sound." Oscar tells Ernie that he'll bring him a new one.
(First: Episode 0139)
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SCENE 6 Bob and Susan play two rounds of "Three of These Things" with mini kitchen appliances and cleaning items.
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Muppets Part 2: Oscar comes back with a new Duckie, but this one is different - it's a Grouch duckie. They realize that they have different ideas of what is cute and ugly. Ernie thanks Oscar for trying to help - and when he sits down, he hears a familiar squeak. He digs through the stuff on the floor, and finds his Rubber Duckie! Ernie and Oscar argue over which of their toys is the cutest.
(First: Episode 0139)
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SCENE 7 Gordon buys an apple from Mr. Macintosh while Bob announces the sponsors: W and 10


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