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Sesame Street
Air date March 18, 1971
Season Season 2 (1970-1971)
Sponsors Y, 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 In the kitchen, Susan greets the viewer, and makes a circle with her fingers.
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Muppets Bob meets Samuel Snively, a circle salesman who can't tell the difference between a circle, square, and triangle.
(First: Episode 0166)
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Cartoon Jazz #7
(First: Episode 0136)
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Film Counting 11 eggs and one cookie.
(First: Episode 0002)
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Muppets Cookie Monster: After watching the "eggs and cookie" film, Cookie Monster demands a cookie. A mysterious talking hook appears from the sky, and responds by giving him a book instead. Cookie is surprised, "This not cookie...this BOOKIE!" He then exchanges the book for lots of cookies, which rain on him.
(First: Episode 0117)
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SCENE 2 Susan tells the viewer what a surprise is. Gordon surprises her by coming home from work early.
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Cartoon Girls play a jump rope alphabet game: β€œI've got an A in my ankle, I've got a B in my back,” etc. A boy wants to play, but one of the girls says the game is for girls only. Finally, when he contributes β€œI've got a Z in my zebra,” one of the girls says he can play.
(First: Episode 0030)
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Muppets Tough Luck Lester, a little boy, explains why he is in bandages; he is never cautious about what he does. With his friends' help, Lester is able to stay away from dangerous items like matches and broken glass.
(First: Episode 0161)
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SCENE 3 Mr. Hooper looks for his hat. Gordon is about to tell him it’s already on his head, but Mr. Hooper looks around for clues anyway.
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: Y is for Yo-Yo
(First: Episode 0036)
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Muppets Grover is going to teach the audience about "surprise" by sneaking up on Ernie. He sees Ernie sitting in his chair -- and he knows that it's Ernie, because he can see Ernie's shirt and Ernie's hair. Grover sneaks up to surprise Ernie -- but then it turns out to be Herry Monster, disguised as Ernie.
(First: Episode 0183)
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SCENE 4 In the kitchen, Susan notices a balloon. It pops, revealing Farley. β€œSurprise!”
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Cartoon The life of a Yellow Yahoo
(First: Episode 0043)
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Muppets Anything Muppet "Y" tag
(First: Episode 0091)
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Film Some kids at the playground talk about different animal homes and imagine themselves living in them.
(First: Episode 0136)
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SCENE 5 Gordon adds 7 cookies on a plate, then hands it to the kids and watches the cookies get subtracted.
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Film The kids at the playground continue talking about animal homes.
(First: Episode 0136)
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Muppets Prairie Dawn explains to Herry Monster about the similarities and differences between three shoes.
(First: Episode 0199)
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Cartoon Jazz #7 (repeat)
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Muppets Two Anything Muppets sing "As I Was Going to St. Ives."
(First: Episode 0045)
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SCENE 6 On the steps, Susan forms the word YOU with letter cards.
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Muppets Grover sees the word YOU, then points to the viewer.
(First: Episode 0174)
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Cartoon The life of a Yellow Yahoo
(First: Episode 0043)
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Muppets A voice (Jerry Nelson) presents the word YOU. Two Anything Muppet girls greet each other as such, then the viewer.
(First: Episode 0174)
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SCENE 7 Mr. Hooper asks Susan to fold a blanket, and she takes it off the clothesline and finds Gordon behind it. β€œSurprise!”
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Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie eats one of the two pieces of chocolate cake that Bert was saving for their dessert. Bert sees Ernie holding a fork in one hand and a napkin with some chocolate on it in the other--and in front of him is a plate full of chocolate-cake crumbs. When Bert accuses Ernie of eating the cake, Ernie tells Bert that a monster came in, ate Bert's cake, and framed Ernie. Bert doesn't believe Ernie's lie. But when Bert leaves the room, Beautiful Day Monster comes in and does exactly what Ernie told Bert happened to the first piece. Ernie tries to explain, but Bert says, "I don't want to talk about it."
(First: Episode 0119)
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SCENE 8 Susan asks Big Bird to fetch her dish towel which she left out to dry. She says it’s on a high fence, but Big Bird finds one on a fence which he doesn’t think is high.
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Cartoon The life of a Yellow Yahoo (repeat)
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SCENE 8
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Big Bird shows Susan where he found the dish towel, and she explains that the fence is only high to her, but not to him.
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Cast Larry and Phyllis try to sing, but Larry can only make a honking sound while Phyllis can only make a beeping sound.
(First: Episode 0131)
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Muppets Part 1: Guy Smiley hosts "The Mr. and Mrs. Game", a quiz show for newlywed monsters.
(First: Episode 0072)
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Cartoon Jazz #7 (repeat)
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Muppets Part 2: Mr. and Mrs. Monster win the game, and Guy offers the choice of three prizes: a new house, a trip to Hawaii, or a cookie. Mr. Monster ravenously devours the cookie.
(First: Episode 0072)
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SCENE 9 Gordon, Farley and Mr. Hooper are gathered at the store. As Gordon signs off, Susan surprises all three of them.


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