Sesame Street
Air date March 22, 1971
Season Season 2 (1970-1971)
Sponsors U, 9
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Susan asks some kids what to do with used gum wrappers, and sings “The Garden”. Oscar says he’ll take the gum wrappers.
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Cartoon "Poverty U
(First: Episode 0036)
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Muppets Ernie demonstrates the letter U with a ukulele; Cookie Monster plays "Tiptoe Through the Tulips" on it, then eats it.
(First: Episode 0047)
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Cartoon Letter U salesman
(First: Episode 0202)
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SCENE 2 Bob listens to some scary sounds with the kids: a dog barking, thunder, wind, and a car screeching to a halt. Speaking of cars …
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Film Kids narrate a visit to an automobile factory, and watch a taxi being made.
(First: Episode 0186)
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Film "Nine Song (Song of Nine)"
(First: Episode 0016)
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Cartoon Jazz #9
(First: Episode 0137)
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Muppets Jerry Nelson narrates a letter F joining U and N to make the word FUN. They celebrate with streamers and confetti.
(First: Episode 0178)
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Transition Corner bridge (0:11)
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Film Two box-beings make each other look same and different by piling different objects on each other.
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SCENE 3 Bob tells the viewer to imagine him with a beard and mustache. Mr. Hooper tells the viewer to imagine a crowded Hooper's Store.
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: U for Umbrella
(First: Episode 0038)
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Muppets Kermit's Lectures - Kermit watches some live bears do exercises.
(First: Episode 0044)
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SCENE 4 Gordon tells the viewer to imagine him as a knight in shining armor. Oscar tells the viewer to imagine him as a nice grouch –– which he can’t.
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Cartoon What if a dog looked like a bird?
Artist: Cliff Roberts
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SCENE 5 Wild Knight - Big Bird (1:57)
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Cast Larry and Phyllis cooperate by watching the same show on television.
(First: Episode 0181)
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Film New Bridge #1 - Panel Drop
(First: Episode 0105)
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Cartoon "Count Up Elevator" -- An elevator operator stops at ten floors to pick up passengers, including a witch, a fireman, and a kangaroo. The tenth passenger, a mouse, causes the elevator to overload and explode.
(First: Episode 0003)
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Cast Gordon gets Bob unstuck from a large number 9.
(First: Episode 0129)
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Cartoon I Thought a Thought ... about big things.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
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SCENE 6 Big Bird enters Hooper’s and finds Mr. Hooper, busy filling an order for the customers outside, one of which is Herry Monster. Herry counts the five sodas, but goes over them more than once, which Big Bird points out. Herry counts them correctly by drinking them.
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: U for Umbrella (repeat)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie's doctor comes over. Ernie keeps trying to tell the doctor why he called him, but the doctor is too occupied with checking on Ernie, hardly allowing him to get a word in edgewise.
(First: Episode 0137)
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Muppets The letter S joins U and N to make the word SUN. Some Anything Muppets appear in beach gear to bask in the sun.
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Film Joe Raposo: What Babies Are Called
(First: Episode 0116)
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Muppets Tony tends to an Anything Muppet shopping for a fur coat who ends up wearing a monster (Cookie Monster, to be exact).
(First: Episode 0145)
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SCENE 7 Bob sings the “Same/Different Song” with the kids, using pieces of fruit.
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Film Sesame Street Animal Films: The snouts, tails and bodies of pigs, with a soundtrack of pigs squealing.
(First: Episode 0179)
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Muppets Kermit talks about horns as a film of animals with horns plays behind him.
(First: Episode 0112)
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Cartoon A dog learns about U.
Artist: John Paratore
(First: Episode 0131)
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Cartoon Letter U salesman (repeat)
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Muppets Little Jerry and the Monotones spell out RUN.
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SCENE 8 Bob, Gordon and a kid spell out the word RUN.
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Muppets Kermit talks about "same" by showing two identical rectangles. Cookie Monster eats one of them, making them different.
(First: Episode 0018)
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Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Lion family.
(First: Episode 0018)
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Muppets Guy Smiley sings "Gone with the Wind" to a young woman. During the song, a very strong wind blows – making the leaves fly off the tree, causing the woman's house to collapse, and finally ripping Guy's clothes off.
(First: Episode 0034)
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Cartoon Checkerboard transition cartoon
(First: Episode 0105)
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SCENE 9 The sponsors are announced.


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