Sesame Street
Air date January 8, 1971
Season Season 2 (1970-1971)
Sponsors O, Y, 3
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Pete Seeger and Brother Kirk introduce themselves. Pete sings "There Once Was a Man", a "fill-in-the-blank" rhyming song that the kids can participate in.
Jazzyspies3
Cartoon "Jazz #3"
(First: Episode 0002)
Cosby-Counting
Celebrity Bill Cosby counts to 20 with his "twin."
(First: Episode 0135)
CookieHeavyLight
Muppets An Anything Muppet man uses feathers and rocks to teach the difference between heavy and light. During the lecture, Cookie Monster comes along, mistakes the rocks for cookies, and eats them all. The rocks weigh Cookie down, so the monster proceeds to eat the feathers to "balance it out."
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SCENE 2 Brother Kirk sings "The Ballad of Benjamin Bannaker", about a little known figure in black history.
Opencartoon
Cartoon Speech Balloon: O for Open
(First: Episode 0014)
Ohubleycartoon
Cartoon A song about a rolling O
Animation by John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0011)
Grover Herbert Birdsfoot OP
Muppets Herbert Birdsfoot recites a poem with OP words, counting on Grover to hop whenever he says "hop" — repeatedly, until Grover faints.
(First: Episode 0150)
Olimerick
Cartoon O limerick
(First: Episode 0146)
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SCENE 3 Pete, Brother Kirk, Bob and the kids look up at the clouds and talk about what they see. Oscar sees grouchy things when he looks at the clouds.
Cartoonyoyo
Cartoon Y is for Yo-Yo
(First: Episode 0036)
Yellowyahoo
Cartoon The life of a Yellow Yahoo
(First: Episode 0043)
CookieSquares
Muppets An Anything Muppet man holds up pictures and asks the viewer to find a square in each of them. Cookie Monster soon joins him when the man shows a picture of a cookie box, which Cookie Monster believes has cookies in it.
(First: Episode 0143)
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SCENE 4 Pete, Brother Kirk, Susan and the kids reconvene at Hooper's Store. Pete sings "Six Brown Bottles" as Mr. Hooper subtracts them.
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Muppets Bob and the Anything Muppets sing "The People in Your Neighborhood": Garbageman and Barber.
(First: Episode 0045)
Yellowyahoo
Cartoon The life of a Yellow Yahoo (repeat)
(First: Episode 0043)
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Muppets Anything Muppet "Y" tag
(First: Episode 0091)
Cartoonyoyo
Cartoon Y is for Yo-Yo (repeat)
(First: Episode 0036)
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SCENE 5 Big Bird has set out his clothes to dry on the barrels until he can put the clothesline back up. Pete, Brother Kirk, Susan and the kids help him hang the clothes on the line and sing "If We All Work Together".
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Mooch
Film You can clean almost anything.
(First: Episode 0001)
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SCENE 6 Big Bird struggles to pronounce Brother Kirk's last name. Kirk sings "More Love".
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Muppets Professor Hastings talks about the number 2, using two trucks to demonstrate. Another Muppet shows him how the trucks are the same and different.
(First: Episode 0141)
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SCENE 7 Brother Kirk asks the kids if they know how to clap their hands. They do, and demonstrate. The Reverend says that was very good, but he and Pete have a song that uses some special handclaps. He teaches the kids the three handclaps: one sounds high, one low, one medium. When they have it, Pete sings his song, and the kids use the appropriate claps in the appropriate places.
Olimerick
Cartoon O limerick (repeat)
(First: Episode 0146)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie reads Bert a dramatic story that he's just written. The "story" is actually the alphabet, which Ernie reads in an overwrought manner.
(First: Episode 0009)
Ohubleycartoon
Cartoon A song about a rolling O (repeat)
(First: Episode 0011)
Opencartoon
Cartoon Speech Balloon: O for Open (repeat)
(First: Episode 0014)
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SCENE 8 As Pete and Brother Kirk continue singing and clapping, Bob signs off. The credits roll.


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