Sesame Street
Air date April 28, 1971
Season Season 2 (1970-1971)
Sponsors C, N, 2
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Mr. Hooper greets the viewer and tells them that today's number is the same as his eyes - two.
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Song "Doll House"
(First: Episode 0131)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie explains to the audience how people have two of everything: "Let's see, we've got two eyes, and two ears, and two noses..." "Hey, you ding-a-ling!" Bert interrupts. "You've only got one nose." Ernie promptly pulls Bert's nose off, sticks it to his own face, and keeps counting. "Two noses, and two eyes, and two ears ... too bad!"
(First: Episode 0061)
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Celebrity Jim Nabors counts from one to twenty, demonstrating soft and loud.
(First: Episode 0150)
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SCENE 2 Miguel is repairing the Hooper's Store malted machine. He has to step out for a moment and asks Big Bird to do something - tell Mr. Hooper not to turn the machine on, otherwise the motor will short out. Big Bird immediately forgets the message.
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Cartoon "Jazz #2"
(First: Episode 0001)
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SCENE 3 Mr. Hooper returns to the store and Big Bird tries to remember the message he's supposed to convey. He remembers it involves turning on the malted machine, so Mr. Hooper turns it on to see if it helps jog Big Bird's memory. The machine shorts out and starts to smoke, finally helping Big Bird remember the message. He thanks Mr. Hooper - "If I hadn't remembered that message, I'd really feel terrible!"
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Cartoon Eugene wants his talking crow Willis to name some N words, and Willis replies with "no," "nothing," "nobody" and "never."
(First: Episode 0101)
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Muppets Sherlock Hemlock investigates the letter N.
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SCENE 4 The cast sings "When You're Smiling."
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — During the rain, Ernie stands under an umbrella explaining how the weather makes him feel happy, sad, and mad. Bert has been trying to get under the umbrella with him, telling Ernie that all it has made him feel is wet. Ernie wonders why he doesn't have his umbrella; Bert explains that it's because Ernie is using it. Ernie thanks him and leaves Bert sneezing in the rain.
(First: Episode 0137)
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SCENE 5 Miguel and Bob present the letter C.
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Muppets Cookie Monster hopes his box has a special C-word inside, but instead finds crumbs. He begins to cry, until Ernie provides him with a coconut cream cookie.
(First: Episode 0204)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: C - Cap
(First: Episode 0154)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: C for cat (impostor)
(First: Episode 0029)
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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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Cartoon Speech Balloon: C for carrot
(First: Episode 0203)
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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.
(First: Episode 0226)
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Cartoon A man (voice of Bob Arbogast) talks about his favorite letter, C, which is for cat. He opens a door to reveal a lion.
(First: Episode 0029)
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Muppets Little Jerry and the Monotones spell out RUN.
(First: Episode 0226)
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Cartoon C is for clipper... and captain, crew, cargo, cookies, cantaloupe, cabbage, candy, cake, and corks that the crew eats (some by mistake).
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SCENE 6 Bob and the kids cooperate to make a playhouse.
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Muppets Two Anything Muppet kids argue over a cookie. Cookie Monster arrives and says that the smallest person should get the cookie, and then, as the kids argue over which one is smaller, Cookie Monster shrinks himself.
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Film "Two Song (Song of Two)"
(First: Episode 0001)
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Muppets Grover, Herry Monster, and Billy rearrange themselves in different ways and count to three, until they get exhausted and faint.
(First: Episode 0186)
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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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SCENE 7 Bob sings "Here Are Some Things" using soda bottles.
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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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Muppets Bob reads the story of "The Most Beautiful Woman in the World."
(First: Episode 0138)
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SCENE 8 The cast counts all the feet they have added together.
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Muppets Ernie & BertBert wants to know why there is a cookie lying on the table. Ernie explains that he put it there to remind himself.
(First: Episode 0095)
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Cartoon While fishing one day, a boy catches the letters of the alphabet. Frustrated at not having caught any fish to eat, he decides to use his catch for alphabet soup.
(First: Episode 0004)
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Muppets Monsters, including an early Grover, Cookie Monster and Beautiful Day Monster, pass on the message, "See." The wide shot reveals that the monsters were whispering about the Letter C.
(First: Episode 0089)
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Cartoon A man (voice of Bob Arbogast) talks about his favorite letter, C, which is for cat. He opens a door to reveal a lion. (repeat)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: C for cat (repeat)
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Cast Bob and Gordon cooperate to get apples from a tree.
(First: Episode 0210)
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Film A boy tells what happens on a fishing boat.
(First: Episode 0028)
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SCENE 9 Susan wants to take a happy picture of Oscar, but he refuses. She tries to get him to smile, but she and Miguel manage to trick him. Susan drops the camera, which Miguel catches below. Oscar doesn't see the catch and happily thinks she's busted her camera, just as Miguel snaps the photo.
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: C - Cap (repeat)
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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 As voices speculate what a squiggle will become, the squiggle is joined by other lines and bumps, eventually forming into a talking picture of Big Bird.
(First: Episode 0235)
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SCENE 10 Susan starts showing off the picture to the neighbors, which Oscar frets for his reputation.


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