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Sesame Street
Air date January 11, 1971
Season Season 2 (1970-1971)
Directed by Robert Myhrum
Sponsors U, 4

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Gordon meets an Anything Muppet man (Jerry Nelson) who walks backwards, says "no" for "yes", eats breakfast at night and supper in the morning. One of the perils of doing everything backwards, according to the man, is walking into open manholes.
Cartoon Speech Balloon: U for Umbrella
(First: Episode 0038)
Cartoon "Poverty U" -- A figure gives a salute to the letter U, and presents the letter with a bouquet of flowers.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0036)
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Celebrity Jim Nabors sings The Alphabet Song.
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SCENE 2 Gordon and some kids look at groups of toys, and they point out more than one way to tell which one is different in each group.
Cartoon A boy tries to count to twenty while playing with a paddleball, but gets interrupted by a bird.
(First: Episode 0152)
Muppets Four Anything Muppet cheerleaders give four big cheers for the number 4.
(First: Episode 0132)
Animation Scanimate Films: A count of 4.
(First: Episode 0132)
Muppets Bob reads the story of "The Most Beautiful Woman in the World."
(First: Episode 0138)
Cartoon "Jazz #4"
(First: Episode 0006)
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Film A mandrill carries her young.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0039)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Bert urges Ernie to go to sleep, but Ernie won't go to sleep until the person living upstairs drops his other shoe. When the shoe finally drops, Ernie wakes Bert up to tell him about it.
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SCENE 3 Susan shows Big Bird and some kids some comic strip sequences with the last panel missing, and has them guess what will happen next.
Cartoon A boy tries to count to twenty while playing with a paddleball, but gets interrupted by a bird. (repeat)
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Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit teaches "full" with a full glass of milk until Cookie Monster drinks it all (with a straw). Disgusted, Kermit complains that he didn’t want to teach "empty", and asks who can talk about the word "full".
(First: Episode 0081)
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Celebrity Pat Paulsen demonstrates the different between a full and an empty wastebasket.
(First: Episode 0081)
Cast Larry and Phyllis cooperate on sending out invitations to a party.
(First: Episode 0150)
Cartoon "Poverty U" (repeat)
Muppets Ernie demonstrates the letter U with a ukulele; Cookie Monster plays "Tiptoe Through the Tulips" on it, then eats it.
(First: Episode 0047)
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Celebrity The New York Knicks make 20 baskets in a row, but miss on the 21st.
(First: Episode 0154)
Film "I Am a Letter" - Vocalists sing a song describing the process of how mail is sent.
(First: Episode 0143)
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Celebrity The New York Knicks make 8 baskets in a row, but miss on the 9th.
(First: Episode 0146)
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SCENE 4 The cast shows the different uses of water in a series of quick cuts.
Film Kids narrate a film about water in hoses, fountains, puddles, streams, bathtubs, rivers, oceans, and other places.
(First: Episode 0135)
Muppets Professor Hastings discuss the letter U, but in his confusion, he first thinks he's talking about "you" (meaning himself), then his announcer.
Film Lemurs leap and play in a zoo cage.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0032)
Animation Scanimate Films: A count of 4. (repeat)
Celebrity Bill Cosby tries to count 4 kids.
Muppets Mahna Mahna and two Anything Muppet girls sing "Mah Na Mah Na".
(First: Episode 0014)
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SCENE 5 Mr. Hooper displays the pockets on his vest, and introduces a film of an animal with pockets.
Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Tree kangaroo and baby.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0026)
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SCENE 6 The sponsors are announced.

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