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Air date April 7, 1971
Season Season 2 (1970-1971)
Sponsors E, 10


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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Susan does some shopping at the produce cart and tells the viewer about where tomatoes come from.
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Film Tomatoes grow in a field. (edited)
(First: Episode 0084)
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SCENE 1 cont'd Susan now shows what a tomato looks like from close up...
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Look a Little Closer." (tomato)
(First: Episode 0147)
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Muppets Ernie & BertBert tries to write a letter, but notices Rubber Duckie is in the way on his desk. He asks Ernie to move it and Ernie clutters the whole desk with objects to prepare for the move - to make room in the toybox, Ernie intends to put the football helmet in the cupboard, then move the cookies into the closet, then move the feather duster. Bert orders to have all the things removed and Ernie complies (in fast-motion). Bert is relieved that the desk is as it was...including Rubber Duckie still around.
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Cast Larry and Phyllis: Separately, Larry plays a guitar while Phyllis plays drums. Then they play different songs at the same time (Larry plays "Hippopotamus Named Phil" while Phyllis plays "Rhinoceros Took a Bath"), until they cooperate to play "The Girl from Ipanema".
(First: Episode 0154)
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SCENE 2 Gordon and the kids watch Alphabet Bates make an E.
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Cartoon E ... see me eating a peach
(First: Episode 0001)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit and Tracy recite the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0120)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: E for egg
A cow hatches a chick, which says "Moo."
(First: Episode 0002)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie eats one of Bert's cookies and doesn't know what to tell him. Bert observes that there are four cookies when there should be five. No matter how Ernie arranges them, there are still four cookies. Since Bert doesn't want to see four cookies, Ernie eats another one, making it three instead of four.
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Film / Animation Part 1: A boy declares he wants to build a building. He and an adult voiceover describe how the building will be made, intercut with stop-motion animation and live-action footage. The two then wait for the foundational cement to dry...
(First: Episode 0142)
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Cartoon E for elephant, eat, eagle, everybody, empty, and egg.
Voice: Casey Kasem
(First: Episode 0002)
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Cast Gordon and Bob assemble an E.
(First: Episode 0005)
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Film / Animation Part two: With the cement dried, the boy's building is brought to completion.
(First: Episode 0142)
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SCENE 3 Big Bird doesn't think he can leave Hooper's Store now as Mr. Hooper hangs a new "SALIDA" sign above the door. He and Susan explain the word means "EXIT" as well, and Mr. Hooper makes sure both signs are next to each other to ensure everyone knows what the word means.
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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.
(First: Episode 0210)
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Cartoon Jazz #10
(First: Episode 0193)
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Muppets "Everybody Moo": Cookie Monster and Herry Monster make monster noises and animal noises and invite the viewer to do the same.
(First: Episode 0141)
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SCENE 4 Bob plays the "close to" game with the kids. They go into the store as Bob hides a ball somewhere on the block. They then have to find it, as Bob hints how close to it their are.
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Muppets Roosevelt Franklin and his mother sing "Roosevelt Franklin Counts".
(First: Episode 0068)
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Film "Ten Song (Song of Ten)"
(First: Episode 0021)
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SCENE 5 Mr. Hooper introduces the next film...
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Film Baby animals are fed milk.
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Muppets A yellow Muppet hand tries to match a glass of milk to a picture of an object that produced the milk. A purple Muppet hand tries to help it out.
(First: Episode 0185)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie wants to show Bert his ice cube collection. The ice cubes were so cold that he had to put them in a box covered with an electric blanket. Much to Ernie's surprise, the ice cubes have disappeared. Since they were replaced with water, Ernie suspects that a fish might have stolen them. Bert tells him that it's because they've melted. Ernie, however, is now convinced that a fish melted the ice cubes, and angrily walks out the door to "tear him fin-from-fin."
(First: Episode 0033)
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Insert Scanimate Films #10
(First: Episode 0134)
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Cartoon E for elephant, eat, eagle, everybody, empty, and egg. (repeat)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: E for egg (repeat)
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Muppets Sherlock Hemlock helps Ernie discover how a window got broken.
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Muppets Bob and the Anything Muppets sing "The People in Your Neighborhood": Fireman and Postman.
(First: Episode 0023)
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SCENE 6 Goodbye


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