Sesame Street
Music day on Sesame Street
Air date March 12, 1971
Season Season 2 (1970-1971)
Sponsors X, 11
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Susan and John greet Oscar, noticing he looks sad. Oscar says he wishes he were an octopus, so he could make music.
Octopusband
Song "Octopus One-Man Band"
(First: Episode 0004)
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SCENE 1
cont'd
John shows Oscar how to make a drum stick out of some of his trash, and use it on the trash can lid next to him. Oscar likes it, but wants to be in a band, so John goes out to recruit one.
X-ends
Cartoon "Poverty X": A peanut-shaped figure lists the words that the letter "X" can be found in.
(First: Episode 0006)
Larryphyllisinvites
Cast Larry and Phyllis cooperate on sending out invitations to a party.
(First: Episode 0150)
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SCENE 2 On the work table, John displays his tools to Susan the kids, and builds a recorder in front of them.
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Cartoon Today's Secret Drawing is a mailman.
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SCENE 2
cont'd
John drills more holes into the recorder, then introduces Ernie.
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Muppets Ernie sings "Rubber Duckie."
(First: Episode 0136)
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SCENE 3 Gordon shows how to make a xylophone by filling glasses with different amounts of water.
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Cartoon Gloria sings the alphabet (uppercase version).
(First: Episode 0023)
Film-busdriver
Film A boy pretends a wagon is a bus. His friend tells him it's not a bus, and explains what her father, a real bus driver, does.
(First: Episode 0181)
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SCENE 4 Bob shows the gang how to make a kazoo from a comb and tissue paper.
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Muppets Ernie tries to draw an X, but can't figure out how, so he plays a game of tic-tac-toe instead. Bert sees the cross-outs that Ernie has made, and congratulates him on drawing Xs.
(First: Episode 0008)
X-ends
Cartoon "Poverty X" (repeat)
(First: Episode 0006)
Erniex2
Muppets Ernie talks about the letter X, until Bert comes in and says his bacon's been eaten by a monster. Cookie Monster emerges and eats Ernie's X, quipping "I always like to eat bacon and X!"
(First: Episode 0008)
SpeechBalloon.Xray
Cartoon Speech Balloon: X for X-ray
(First: Episode 0064)
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SCENE 5 Miguel shows the gang how to make maracas with drink containers and pebbles.
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Muppets "The IG Family Song"
(First: Episode 0141)
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Muppets Ernie & BertBert thinks that Ernie has eaten his cookies, but it turns out that Cookie Monster (dressed as Ernie) ate the cookies.
(First: Episode 0158)
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SCENE 6 John shows the gang how to make a washtub bass from a washtub, a clothesline and a broom handle.
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Cast The cast puts together a number 13.
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — Bert asks Ernie about his day. Ernie doesn't think anything interesting happened. Bert points out that Ernie went to the zoo, but Ernie says nothing interesting happened at the zoo. Then, he talks about a scratch he got on his finger and describes how he got it, realizing in the process that something interesting did happen after all.
(First: Episode 0020)
SpeechBalloon.Xray
Cartoon Speech Balloon: X for X-ray (repeat)
(First: Episode 0064)
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SCENE 7 The gang plays their instruments as Bob sings “What Makes Music?
Octopusband
Song "Octopus One-Man Band" (repeat)
(First: Episode 0004)
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Muppets A Muppet inchworm and a bug sing "The Inch Worm" in a field of flowers.
(First: Episode 0168)
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Song Sesame Street Animal Films: Joe Raposo sings George Gershwin's "Funny Face."
(First: Episode 0006)
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SCENE 8 The band continues playing as the sponsors are announced, followed by the credits.


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