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Sesame Street
Air date January 12, 1971
Season Season 2 (1970-1971)
Sponsors I, 5
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Susan has just finished folding laundry in her kitchen, and points out to Big Bird that she has five orphaned socks. Miguel enters, says "hola", which Big Bird learns means "hello", and gives Susan three of her five missing socks.
Celebrity Pat Paulsen says the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0067)
Bob and Oscar bring Susan the two remaining missing socks. Susan counts the five socks.
Cartoon Jazz #5
(First: Episode 0005)
Song "1-2-3-4-5!"
(First: Episode 0144)
SCENE 2 Bob sings "Five Fingers on My Left Hand".
Muppets "The Story of the Boy and the Girl and the Jellybeans (Part 1)"
A boy loves jellybeans and comes across a girl who's sad because she lost hers. The boy shares his bag of jellybeans with the girl, but now he has none. Will he get his jellybeans back? Stay tuned...
(First: Episode 0016)
Cartoon A boy and a dog fight over a letter "I."
(First: Episode 0143)
Muppets "The Story of the Boy and the Girl and the Jellybeans (Part 2)"
The boy who gave his jellybeans away finds the girl again. This time she's afraid of a monster, but the boy assures her that if the monster comes around, he'll be there to help out. Rewarding his kindness, she gives the boy back his jellybeans. All is well until the monster shows up and the girl reveals the reason the monster was bothering her was because he wanted the jellybeans. Now the boy has them, so she's no longer afraid. The monster eats the entire bag of jellybeans and gives the boy a kiss. Our hero is no longer afraid, but he still doesn't have jellybeans. Stay tuned....
(First: Episode 0016)
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)
Muppets "The Story of the Boy and the Girl and the Jellybeans (Part 3)"
The boy is mad because he has an empty bag and no jellybeans, and the girl is mad because she found her jellybeans, but she doesn't have anything to put them in. They decide to share, and the girl puts her jellybeans in the boy's bag. A happy ending with jellybeans for all!
(First: Episode 0016)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: I - ice cream.
(First: Episode 0033)
Muppets "Wonderful/Yucchy"
Film Comparing a boy's skin to animals' fur, feathers, skin, and other coverings.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0108)
SCENE 3 Gordon asks some kids what they want to be when they grow up. Gordon says he wanted to be a fireman at one point, and introduces the next film.
Song "Fireman Ready to Go"
(First: Episode 0131)
SCENE 4 Bob, Mr. Hooper, Oscar and others introduce themselves with the letter I. Cookie Monster says "I am hungry!" and eats the I.

Film "Big, Bigger, Biggest"
A junior car dealer displays cars of different sizes to people of different sizes.
(First: Episode 0003)
Muppets Tony sings "Lulu's Back in Town". Lulu turns out to be the Beautiful Day Monster, with a wig.
(First: Episode 0030)
SCENE 5 Bob introduces and narrates a film of a baby reindeer taking its first steps. (First: Episode 0003)
Girl goes shopping AM.jpg
Muppets Wendy's mom sends her to pick up some groceries, but she gets distracted by worms and butterflies, so she can't remember what to get by the time she gets to the grocer. Her mom tells her to think of apples when she sees worms and potato chips when she sees butterflies, and she manages to complete her task.
(First: Episode 0121)
Cartoon Jazz #5 (repeat)
Muppets Roosevelt Franklin and his mother sing "Roosevelt Franklin Counts".
(First: Episode 0068)
Muppets Kermit and Tracy count to 5.
(First: Episode 0125)
SCENE 6 Miguel sits on the steps with some kids and they talk about bees.
Film A bumble bee
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0082)

Muppets Gordon has four things lined up in a row--a harmonica, a whistle, a trumpet, and a banana. He tells Ernie that one of these doesn't belong, and Ernie chooses the banana because you can make music with the instruments, but you eat the banana... or so he thinks. Gordon tells Ernie to blow into the banana and Ernie appears to be playing a horn until Gordon reveals he was honking a horn behind his back the whole time. Amused by the trick, they decide to play the same joke on Cookie Monster, but Cookie has a different idea--you eat the harmonica, whistle, and trumpet, and make beautiful music with the banana!
(First: Episode 0016)
SCENE 7 Susan talks about construction, a field of interest which doesn't have to be limited to men and boys.
Film A magnetic crane picks up large pieces of metal.
(First: Episode 0009)
SCENE 8 The sponsors are announced.

CLOSING SIGNS Gordon and Susan hold up the Sesame Street sign, while Mr. Hooper holds up the Children's Television Workshop sign.

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