Sesame Street
Air date February 11, 1971
Season Season 2 (1970-1971)
Sponsors P, 4
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Miguel welcomes the viewer in both Spanish and English, and teaches the kids how to say it.
Animation Scanimate Films #4
(First: Episode 0132)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie, dressed in his football uniform, marches around the apartment reciting his team chant. He tells Bert he's a member of the Dirty Rugs, named such because everyone beats them.
(First: Episode 0009)
Cartoon Jazz #4
(First: Episode 0006)
SCENE 2 Big Bird leads Gordon and the kids to a seesaw. They each decide who will go on it in which order.
Cartoon Jazz #4 (repeat)
Big Bird wants to go on the seesaw next, but has difficulty playing on it because he weighs more than the kid on the other side. A second kid climbs on, which evens out the weight distribution.
Muppets Cookie Monster and Herry Monster sing "Up and Down".
(First: Episode 0154)
Film A boy paints a picture of a porcupine on glass.
(First: Episode 0064)
SCENE 3 Gordon teaches the kids about the "P" sound –– as in "Peter Piper".
Cartoon P is for Puppy
P pirate pistol
Cartoon A short poem about a pirate and his puppy demonstrate the letter P.
(First: Episode 0057)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: P - Pin
(First: Episode 0054)

Muppets Bob reads the story of "The Magic Apple," which is acted out by Ernie, Bert and three Anything Muppets. Ernie plays a "poor but honest farm boy" who would like to marry a princess and live in a palace with Rubber Duckies and banana milkshakes. A fairy godmother grants him that wish, but only if he can pick a magic apple from a tree. A farmer attempts to help him get the apple, but doesn't succeed. Finally, Ernie rests under the tree until the apple falls into his mouth! Just then, a king arrives and chooses Ernie to marry his daughter, "the lovely Princess Gwendolinda" (Bert in drag!).
(First: Episode 0133)
SCENE 4 Susan sings “Someday, Little Children.”
Film A film shows parts of a flower.
Music: Vivaldi's Concerto for lute, 2 violins and continuo in D Major II - Largo
(First: Episode 0008)
Muppets Granny Fanny Nesselrode tries to solve the problem of why ketchup won't come out of a bottle. Her co-host points out that she should remove the bottle cap first. Having solved the problem, Granny ends up pouring ketchup all over the place.
Cartoon Various renderings of the word DANGER.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0151)
Grover danger sign
Muppets Grover reads a sign that says DANGER and looks around for said danger. He doesn't find it anywhere until he trips and falls on the sign.
(First: Episode 0182)
Celebrity B. B. King sings the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0130)
0273 cartoon d b p
Cartoon Robert W. Unimportant projects a film about the small letters d, b, and p (they rotate and turn into one another).
Muppets Prairie Dawn explains to Herry Monster about the similarities and differences between three shoes.
SCENE 5 Miguel plays a guessing game with the kids involving modes of transportation.
Film Transportation
(First: Episode 0005)
Batman joker cross street
Cartoon Batman and Robin attempt to capture the Joker, but also teach a lesson about crossing the street safely. Holy manhole!
(First: Episode 0090)
Ernie Bert umbrella
Muppets Ernie & Bert — During the rain, Ernie stands under an umbrella explaining how the weather makes him feel happy, sad, and mad. Bert has been trying to get under the umbrella with him, telling Ernie that all it has made him feel is wet. Ernie wonders why he doesn't have his umbrella; Bert explains that it's because Ernie is using it. Ernie thanks him and leaves Bert sneezing in the rain.
(First: Episode 0137)
Film A film of things that make sounds, including birds, farm animals, vehicles and footsteps. Is silence a sound? (edited)
(First: Episode 0002)
SCENE 6 Gordon transitions from the previous segment to the next.
Song "Octopus One-Man Band"
(First: Episode 0004)
Charlie and Louie
Muppets Charlie is lost and finds a policeman. It's his Uncle Louie, but he doesn't recognize him in uniform. Without the uniform on, Charlie asks Uncle Louie to find him a policeman.
(First: Episode 0135)
Cartoon P is for Puppy (repeat)
P pirate pistol
Cartoon A short poem about a pirate and his puppy demonstrate the letter P. (repeat)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: P - Pin (repeat)
SCENE 7 Gordon announces the sponsors and signs off.

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