Sesame Street
Air date February 26, 1971
Season Season 2 (1970-1971)
Sponsors A, G, 4
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Big Bird creates "toy poems" by using various toys pulled from his toy box and writing a poem around them.
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Cartoon Filmfair G: A man asks a purple fellow what G word is behind a circus curtain. It's a gorilla.
(First: Episode 0085)
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SCENE 2 Oscar is repulsed by Big Bird's poems and writes his own about his frowning clown doll.
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Film "The Little Baker": A boy imagines that he's a baker.
(First: Episode 0020)
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Muppets Ernie tries to help a Pumpkin Anything Muppet mailman deliver a package to Mrs. Mary Ann ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ.
(First: Episode 0038)
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SCENE 3 Bob sings "Don't You Know You're Beautiful?"
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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)
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Cartoon A man displays the capital and lowercase A, and explains what an alligator is.
(First: Episode 0006)
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Celebrity Pat Paulsen counts to 20.
(First: Episode 0101)
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Muppets Ernie talks about what happens next when he throws a rubber ball, a glass and a watermelon over the wall. When he throws the ball, it bounces. When he throws the glass, it breaks. When he throws the watermelon, Cookie Monster catches it in his mouth and thanks Ernie.
(First: Episode 0148)
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SCENE 4 Gordon, Susan, and Mr. Hooper pose their own "what happens next" questions.
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Cartoon A polar bear learns what "EXIT" means.
Animation: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0131)
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Muppets Cookie Monster uses the EXIT.
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SCENE 5 Bob acts out opening and closing a door, speaking in Spanish to see if the kids can guess what he's doing.
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Animation Scanimate Films #4
(First: Episode 0132)
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SCENE 6 A hand appears onscreen as Bob tries to count four fingers. The thumb keeps inserting itself into the proceedings. Eventually, the hand dips out and returns, with a 4 now painted on the thumb.
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Cartoon Jazz #4
(First: Episode 0006)
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Muppets / Cast Bob reads the story of "The Princess and the Cookie". In the story, a king is looking for someone to marry his daughter, the small princess Eunice. He is having trouble, because all the princes in the kingdom keep bringing her cookies that are too big for her. Finally, the baker (Cookie Monster) enters with the smallest cookie in the kingdom, which the princess immediately wants. The baker is disinterested in marrying the princess, until the prince offers him the other three cookies that the princes brought. And they lived happily ever after.
(First: Episode 0152)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: A for Ape
(First: Episode 0006)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: G for gorilla (in man suit).
(First: Episode 0085)
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Muppets Grover explains the word "EXIT" with Little Jerry and the Monotones running over him as they run through the exit.
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Celebrity Subtracting things with Bonanza: 3 horses take away 2 horses leaves 1 horse.
(First: Episode 0170)
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Muppets The Anything Muppets sing "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star".
(First: Episode 0073)
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SCENE 7 Oscar has a peanut butter sandwich. He doesn't want to explain how it's made, so he leaves it to someone else...
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Film Kids comment on a film of the process of peanuts being made into peanut butter.
(First: Episode 0194)
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SCENE 8 Susan sings "Here Are Some Things" using groups of fruit.
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Film Folk song: Have You Ever Been To The Farm?
(First: Episode 0138)
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Cast Bob and Gordon cooperate to get apples from a tree.
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Cast / Muppets Gordon plays a game of "What Will Happen?" with Ernie. After Ernie guesses correctly what will happen when Gordon drops a ball and turns on a radio, Gordon asks what will happen when he picks up a bell and shakes it. Ernie says the bell will ring. Gordon states that a monster will come out and start blowing a flute. Ernie thinks that's silly, but is surprised when that exact thing happens. Gordon admits that he had worked it out beforehand with Cookie Monster, and gives him a cookie. After Gordon leaves, Ernie has an idea for a trick to play on Bert.
(First: Episode 0031)
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Cartoon A gorilla who knows G words applies for a job.
(First: Episode 0131)
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Muppets Part 2: Ernie tries to play the same trick on Bert, but when Ernie rings the bell, nothing else happens. Bert thinks Ernie's gone bananas, and he leaves. When Ernie wants to know what happened, Cookie Monster says that he couldn't play the flute, because his mouth was full of cookies.
(First: Episode 0031)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: G for gorilla (repeat)
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Muppets Grover talks about the letter G, as it slowly grows.
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SCENE 9 Susan says goodbye from her kitchen.


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