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Sesame Street
Air date January 29, 1971
Season Season 2 (1970-1971)
Sponsors N, 7
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 After greeting the viewer, Mr. Hooper notices a sign on Oscar's can: "DON'T BOTHER ME UNLESS YOU KNOW THE SECRET KNOCK". He finds out from Oscar what the secret knock is.
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Cartoon Jazz #7
(First: Episode 0136)
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SCENE 1
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Susan and some kids make several attempts to find out the secret knock, which bothers Oscar.
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Cartoon Eugene wants his talking crow Willis to name some N words, and Willis replies with "no," "nothing," "nobody" and "never."
(First: Episode 0101)
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SCENE 1
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Miguel and another kid make more attempts to find out the secret knock, which bothers Oscar so much that he tears down his sign.
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Cartoon N is naughty, nice, nodding, nickel, noon, nibbling, nest, nut, nose, night, nine, and nursing.
(First: Episode 0140)
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Muppets "The Word Family Song": ET family
(First: Episode 0139)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #1: Dots appear uniformly
(First: Episode 0001)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie comes up with a way for him to remember to put his basketball away before he goes to sleep: he remembers with his mind, which is in his head; his head is round, and so is the basketball. His plan works the first time, but not when Bert wants to go to sleep.
(First: Episode 0134)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #3: Last dot shows up early
(First: Episode 0001)
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SCENE 2 Miguel and some kids look in a picture for embedded fish.
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Cartoon While fishing one day, a boy catches the letters of the alphabet. Frustrated at not having caught any fish to eat, he decides to use his catch for alphabet soup.
(First: Episode 0004)
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Celebrity Tag: Tim Conway says "There was something fishy there."
(First: Episode 0146)
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Film A boy tells what happens on a fishing boat.
(First: Episode 0028)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #5: All the dots turn red
(First: Episode 0001)
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Muppets Ernie sings "Rubber Duckie."
(First: Episode 0136)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #6: Dot blows raspberry
(First: Episode 0001)
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SCENE 3 At Hooper's Store, Mr. Hooper helps three Muppet kids add up five pennies amongst them. When they combine them, they have enough to buy a candy bar they can share.
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Film Two boys each have five cents - one has five pennies, one has a nickel. They see a dime along the way, which is worth ten. They ask the man at the store for change for the dime, and he gives them a nickel and five pennies. They spend their pennies, but then they want to buy an ice cream for ten cents and the machine only takes dimes. They give the store man their nickels in exchange for a dime and they share a fudgesicle.
(First: Episode 0132)
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Muppets Two Anything Muppets sing "As I Was Going to St. Ives."
(First: Episode 0045)
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SCENE 4 Miguel counts his fingers from 1 to 7 in Spanish.
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Cartoon Jazz #7 (repeat)
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Celebrity Pat Paulsen counts to 20.
(First: Episode 0101)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” When it's Ernie's turn to get a newspaper from Hooper's Store, Ernie decides to plan everything he may need. He gets his scarf and hat and earmuffs in case it snows, his umbrella if it starts to rain, sunglasses and suntan cream if it's a sunny day, and a flashlight if it gets dark.
(First: Episode 0093)
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SCENE 5 Mr. Hooper and the kids look up and see Alphabet Bates skywrite the letter N (First: Episode 0040).
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: N for Nail
(First: Episode 0040)
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Muppets A styrofoam N makes the "N" sound and starts the words "not now".
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: N for Nail (repeat)
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Cartoon N words (repeat)
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Cartoon An N-terview with an N
Artist: John Paratore
(First: Episode 0131)
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Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit talks about clues. He shows that a boy has grown some carrots because he has garden tools, a watering can, and a packet of seeds. Next, he confirms that a man has built a birdhouse because of his blueprints and carpenter's tools. When he notices Beautiful Day Monster with a suitcase and an umbrella, Kermit assumes that the monster is going on a trip and using the umbrella as protection from the rain. The monster corrects him; he's planning to eat his umbrella, and uses the suitcase to carry the ketchup he'll use to eat it with.
(First: Episode 0118)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #6 (repeat)
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SCENE 6 Miguel sings the Sorting Song with groups of bottles. Susan sings it with groups of animal and car illustrations.
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Film A film of kids riding their bikes to the zoo. The kids look at zoo animals.
(First: Episode 0131)
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Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit gives a lecture about rectangles. Cookie Monster smashes the shape, but says it'll still work out: "It's a wreck -- and it's a tangle!"
(First: Episode 0017)
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SCENE 7 The sponsors are announced, and the credits roll.


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