Sesame Street
Air date February 24, 1971
Season Season 2 (1970-1971)
Sponsors A, 2
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Susan tells the viewer about today's sponsors, but can't remember today's letter. As she puts some items away, she realizes they all begin with the letter A.
Awitch
Cartoon "The Story of A": A witch tells bored kids a story about the letter A involving an ant's apple getting stolen by an archer.
(First: Episode 0130)
Erniebertstring
Muppets Ernie & BertBert notices that Ernie has a piece of string tied on his finger. Ernie says that the string tied on this finger helps to remind him that there's a piece of string tied on this finger. And so on. The string on the last finger is there to remind him that they're out of string.
(First: Episode 0163)
Aisforape
Cartoon A is for ape.
(First: Episode 0006)
Lulusbackintown
Muppets Tony sings "Lulu's Back in Town". Lulu turns out to be the Beautiful Day Monster, with a wig.
(First: Episode 0030)
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SCENE 2 Gordon finds a package on the street addressed to "BIRD," not specifying which one. He finds Big Bird and Little Bird at Big Bird's nest and they both claim they've ordered mufflers from the department store. Gordon pulls out a large muffler, which fits the description of the one Little Bird ordered. However, it covers his entire body. The box also contains a small muffler, which Big Bird assumes is his. Gordon helps them realize the big muffler should go to Big Bird and the little muffler goes to Little Bird. They find they're now the perfect fit and Big Bird comments how great that the mufflers they ordered for themselves fit the other instead.
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Film Bird (2:26)
GroverZoo
Muppets Grover visits the zoo to talk about birds. He visits the bird cage (containing Little Bird) and swaps places inside the cage. Two Anything Muppets come and admire him.
(First: Episode 0137)
Aisforape
Cartoon A is for ape. (repeat)
Aapestory
Cartoon A story about an ape and a bird, using the letter A.
(First: Episode 0158)
Alligatortoon
Cartoon A man displays the capital and lowercase A, and explains what an alligator is.
(First: Episode 0006)
E&BCookieReminder
Muppets Ernie & BertBert wants to know why there is a cookie lying on the table. Ernie explains that he put it there to remind himself.
(First: Episode 0095)
100025
Film "Sometimes, when you want to get somewhere, you need a bridge."
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0140)
Herbert and Grover 1
Muppets Grover and Herbert Birdsfoot recite the alphabet together.
(First: Episode 0188)
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SCENE 3 Big Bird drops by Gordon and Susan's kitchen, which is empty. He hears the sounds of wild animals coming from the living room and becomes frightened. Gordon comes in and tells him he's just watching a movie about animals on TV.
1952-Elephants
Film Kids narrate a film of an African plain and the animals that live there.
(First: Episode 0128)
MonsterNoises
Muppets "Everybody Moo": Cookie Monster and Herry make monster noises and animal noises and invite the viewer to do the same.
(First: Episode 0141)
Jazzyspies2
Cartoon "Jazz #2"
(First: Episode 0001)
ErnieBert--Bert'sPresent
Muppets Ernie & BertBert has a present for his Aunt Matilda, but Ernie thinks that the present is for him, so he makes several guesses about what it is first, then unwraps it.
(First: Episode 0165)
Awitch
Cartoon "The Story of A": A witch tells bored kids a story about the letter A involving an ant's apple getting stolen by an archer. (repeat)
1836n
Cartoon A bear counts bees.
(First: Episode 0083)
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SCENE 4 Gordon and the kids discuss things everyone does, including eating...
Raposo.Eating
Song Joe Raposo sings "Eating" while animals eat.
(First: Episode 0106)
Dollhouse
Song "Doll House"
(First: Episode 0131)
Pillow
Muppets Cookie Monster and Ernie: During Ernie's naptime, Cookie Monster tries to steal and eat Ernie's pillow by distracting him with a bell.
(First: Episode 0035)
Bigacartoon
Cartoon A man creates an avalanche on the letter A.
(First: Episode 0132)
Alligatortoon
Cartoon A man displays the capital and lowercase A, and explains what an alligator is. (repeat)
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SCENE 5 Bob and the kids sort figures of animals and people into different groups.
Aisforape
Cartoon A is for ape. (repeat)
Aapestory
Cartoon A story about an ape and a bird, using the letter A. (repeat)
E&Bcircles
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie lies in bed and starts talking about how a square looks like and how many lines it has, then goes on to compare a square with a triangle, then starts to ponder about how many sides a circle has. He goes to sleep just as Bert is about to attempt to answer the question, and Bert ends up not being able to sleep.
(First: Episode 0132)
PIYN-BakerShoemaker
Muppets Bob sings "The People in Your Neighborhood" about a baker and a shoemaker.
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SCENE 6 Goodbye


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