Sesame Street
Farley gets his tonsils out
Air date May 5, 1971
Season Season 2 (1970-1971)
Sponsors A, 7

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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Bob shows the kids pictures of various animals and they discuss the names of what each young animal is called. The final picture shows a calf nursing from its mother. Bob segues from this to the next segment...
1257-Animals
Film Baby animals are fed milk.
(First: Episode 0238)
Sendak-7monsters
Cartoon Seven monsters cause havoc in a village.
Artists: Maurice Sendak, Fred Calvert
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Muppets Two Anything Muppets sing "As I Was Going to St. Ives."
(First: Episode 0045)
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SCENE 2 Susan, Gordon, and Miguel find Farley crying. He has a sore throat and has been told he must get his tonsils removed, but he's afraid of the procedure. Gordon gives him words of encouragement, when Susan reminds him of an event a year and a half ago.
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SCENE 2 cont'd In a flashback, Gordon comes home from the doctor feeling agitated; he too must have his tonsils removed, even at an age such as his. He feels nervous, having never been operated on before, but Susan comforts him.
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SCENE 2 cont'd Back in the present, Farley starts to feel better and Susan proposes a way to put him at further ease.
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Animation Dot & Hill B-1 - A ball cannot travel up a steep incline.
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SCENE 3 Susan shows Farley some pictures a of a kid going to the hospital to have their tonsils removed. She talks about every step of the event and Farley warms up to the idea when he sees his parents will be there, plus he can bring his toys and eat ice cream afterwards. He declares that he will go through with the surgery and starts wondering what toys he'll bring.
Dot & Hill B-2
Animation Dot & Hill B-2 — A dot tries to get up a hill after a cart, but doesn't make it up.
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0218 wheels 02
Film Different kinds of wheels are shown and what they’re used for. (edited)
(First: Episode 0013)
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Animation Dot & Hill B-3: Silhouetted dots use carts to climb a steep hill.
HerryMonsterShoes
Muppets Prairie Dawn explains to Herry Monster about the similarities and differences between three shoes.
(First: Episode 0199)
Flemming-SlowAround
Celebrity Peggy Fleming skates slowly around the rink.
Over
Muppets Grover sings "Over, Under, Around and Through."
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SCENE 4 Susan and Bob sing "Happiness Is."
ProfHastingsFeelings
Muppets Kermit the Frog introduces Professor Hastings, who conducts a lecture about the ways people feel, but keeps drifting off. Meanwhile, two groups of Muppets behind him pass by; one cheering for their winning team, and the others crying for the losing team.
(First: Episode 0106)
Somebodycomeandplay
Song Joe Raposo sings "Somebody Come and Play."
(First: Episode 0047)
Np7
Cartoon "Seven Song (Song of Seven)"
(First: Episode 0011)
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Cartoon Jazz #7
(First: Episode 0136)
0258-Counting
Insert Mr. Hooper, Susan, Gordon, Bob, and three kids are counted as they rearrange on the stoop.
Hubley.Cat
Cartoon A girl tries to lure her cat out from under the chair so she can pick him up.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0187)
Bigacartoon
Cartoon A man creates an avalanche on the letter A.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0132)
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SCENE 5 Mr. Hooper presents an A word - airplane. His toy plane flies off on its own.
ErnieBertBananaEarPart1
Muppets Part 1: Ernie is holding a banana in his ear. Bert tries to tell him that he does so, but he can't hear him because of it.
Aisforape
Cartoon A is for Ape.
(First: Episode 0006)
ErnieBertBananaEarPart2
Muppets Part 2: Ernie reveals that he has a banana in his ear in order to keep the alligators away. He uses Bert's denial of any on Sesame Street as proof that his method works.
Alligatortoon
Cartoon A man displays the capital and lowercase A, and explains what an alligator is.
(First: Episode 0006)
ErnieBertBananaEarPart3
Muppets Part 3: Ernie, having seen an alligator in the previous cartoon, thinks he'll probably need a fresh banana, figuring the one he already has doesn't seem to work anymore.
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SCENE 6 Susan has a pile of fruits and vegetables and identifies the ones that begin with A.
Awitch
Cartoon "Story of A": A witch tells bored kids a story about the letter A.
(First: Episode 0130)
GroverandOscar'sAlphabet
Muppets Grover and Oscar the Grouch recite the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0229)
Mets hit 10 miss on 11
Celebrity The New York Mets make 10 hits in a row, but miss on the 11th.
(First: Episode 0135)
TSD.Policeman
Cartoon Today's Secret Drawing is a policeman.
(First: Episode 0223)
Aisforape
Cartoon A is for Ape. (repeat)
Mets hit 12 miss on 13
Celebrity The New York Mets make 12 hits in a row, but miss on the 13th.
(First: Episode 0136)
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SCENE 7 Bob follows some arrows to the letter A. Miguel then points to his amigos.
Monsterslookata
Muppets Monsters are looking at something. Fred's son appears, and is reprimanded with "Eyy!" After a few times, Fred's son turns toward the viewer and yells "A!", revealing that the group is staring at the letter A.
(First: Episode 0083)
MetsMiss-20
Celebrity The New York Mets make 20 hits in a row.
(First: Episode 0167)
5 Cookies
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.
(First: Episode 0238)
Sendak-7monsters
Cartoon Seven monsters cause havoc in a village. (repeat)
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SCENE 8 Farley, joined by his parents, shows Susan his teddy bear, which he will be taking to the hospital with him. Susan offers to go with them, then Gordon announces the sponsors.


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