Sesame Street
Plot Miguel and Big Bird make a sign
Air date January 15, 1971
Season Season 2 (1970-1971)
Sponsors U, 8
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Miguel helps Big Bird make a sign for his nest, so everyone will know who lives there. They notice the sign is too small to fit the last "D" in "BIRD", because Big Bird didn't plan ahead, and therefore cut the letters too big. Miguel suggests he could make the sign bigger to fit the letters, and Big Bird fetches some more cardboard.
Awardu
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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Muppets Anything Muppet "U" tag
(First: Episode 0048)
SpeechBalloon.Umbrella
Cartoon Speech Balloon: U for Umbrella
(First: Episode 0038)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird has cut out a humongous slab of cardboard to fit the letters on the sign. Miguel helps him cut it down to just the right size.
Udogcartoon
Cartoon A dog learns about U.
Artist: John Paratore
(First: Episode 0131)
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SCENE 3 Big Bird and Miguel admire the sign they worked on together.
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Film Struggle (2:55)
(First: Episode 0132)
Broken Ukulele
Muppets Broken Ukulele, Part 1: Ernie Ernie encounters a sobbing Beautiful Day Monster, who is crying because his ukulele is broken. Ernie shows him a few things one can do with a broken ukulele, but that doesn't stop the monster from crying. Ernie then offers to fix the ukulele.
(First: Episode 0080)
Udogcartoon
Cartoon A dog learns about U. (repeat)
(First: Episode 0131)
Broken Ukulele 2
Muppets Broken Ukulele, Part 2: Ernie brings back the ukulele, all fixed. And what does the monster do? He eats it!
(First: Episode 0080)
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SCENE 4 Mr. Hooper displays an apron which covers his clothes. Miguel shows how an orange has a peel that covers it. Cookie Monster shows that he's covered with fur, and introduces the next film.
Raccoon
Film Comparing a boy's skin to animals' fur, feathers, skin, and other coverings.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0108)
1scary
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Cookie Monster drinks both of Kermit's glasses of milk, which he was going to use to explain "more" and "less". When Kermit insults Cookie Monster, several of Cookie Monster's monster pals gang up on Kermit, prompting him to point out that now there are more monsters and less frogs.
(First: Episode 0004)
Secretdrawingcamel
Cartoon Today's Secret Drawing: A camel.
(First: Episode 0158)
E&Bcircles
Muppets Ernie and Bert: Ernie lies in bed and starts talking about how a square looks like and how many lines it has, then goes on to compare a a square with a triangle. And then starts to ponder about how many sides a circle has, and goes to sleep just as Bert is about to attempt to answer the question, and ends up not being able to sleep.
(First: Episode 0132)
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Film A film of things that make sounds, including birds, farm animals, vehicles and footsteps. Is silence a sound? (edited)
(First: Episode 0002)
AnythingMuppetsTwinkleTwinkle
Muppets The Anything Muppets sing "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star".
(First: Episode 0073)
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SCENE 5 Susan displays some shoe pairs to the kids, and sings the "Same/Different Song".
SpeechBalloon.Umbrella
Cartoon Speech Balloon: U for Umbrella (repeat)
(First: Episode 0038)
Awardu
Cartoon "Poverty U" (repeat)
(First: Episode 0036)
Folge1a
Cartoon A man goes to the grocery store to buy apples, but he can't decide how many to get. This frustrates the grocer, who has to keep adding and subtracting the amount of apples on his scale.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0132)
Shalom6-12
Cartoon Jazz #8
(First: Episode 0016)
Besandbox
Muppets Ernie & Bert — After watching the Jazz #8 cartoon, Ernie gets Bert to play a game with him, in which he says, "I one the sandbox," and Bert says, "I two the sandbox,” and so on until Bert gets to "I eight the sandbox." "You ate the sandbox? How'd it taste?" Ernie asks.
(First: Episode 0019)
Shalom6-12
Cartoon Jazz #8 (repeat)
(First: Episode 0016)
UN-FamilySong
Muppets "The UN Family Song"
(First: Episode 0155)
1800-11
Film City alphabet (Joe Raposo instrumental with kid voiceover)
(First: Episode 0132)
FarleyMind
Muppets Farley explains things one can do with their mind - he plans on going to the door, he imagines who's knocking at it, he remembers it's not his mother and he hopes there's not a scary monster at the door. Herry Monster surprises him by bursting through the door, frightening Farley away. Herry's sorry Farley ran away; he wanted to play.
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Film To a jazz rhythm soundtrack, the camera zooms in on flowers growing on a tree.
(First: Episode 0156)
PIYNGrocerDoctor
Muppets Bob and the Anything Muppets sing "The People in Your Neighborhood": Grocer and Doctor.
(First: Episode 0067)
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Celebrity The New York Knicks make 6 baskets in a row, but miss on the 7th.
Awardu
Cartoon "Poverty U" (repeat)
(First: Episode 0036)
SpeechBalloon.Umbrella
Cartoon Speech Balloon: U for Umbrella (repeat)
(First: Episode 0038)
E&BIceCubeCollection
Muppets Ernie and Bert: Ernie wants to show Bert his ice cube collection, however, they were too cold so he put them in a box covered with an electric blanket. Much to Ernie's surprise, the ice cubes have disappeared. Since they were replaced with water, Ernie suspects that a fish might have stolen them. Bert tells him that it's because they've melted. Ernie, however, is now convinced that a fish melted the ice cubes, and angrily walks out the door, threatening to "tear him fin-from-fin."
(First: Episode 0033)
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SCENE 6 The sponsors are announced, and the credits roll.


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