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Sesame Street
Oscar bakes cookies
Air date May 7, 1971
Season Season 2 (1970-1971)
Sponsors A, G, 9

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 In the kitchen, Susan gets off the phone with Oscar, and has Big Bird and the kids guess what he's doing today with milk, a rolling pin, a cookie cutter, etc.
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Cartoon A man creates an avalanche on the letter A.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0132)
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SCENE 2 Susan gives Oscar his supplies, and wonders why he's interested in cookies all of a sudden. Oscar explains it's because everyone on Sesame Street seems to be crazy about them, so he thought he'd try a recipe his mother left him for pepper-butterscotch-sardine snaps.
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SCENE 2
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When Oscar takes his cookies out of the oven, Cookie Monster shows up. Oscar wants the opinion of an expert, but Cookie Monster is disgusted by them. After trying one himself, he realizes the problem: not enough hot pepper.
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Cartoon A story about an ape and a bird, using the letter A.
Artist: John Paratore
(First: Episode 0158)
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Cast Mr. Hooper and Bob build an A.
(First: Episode 0083)
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Cartoon A man displays the capital and lowercase A, and explains what an alligator is.
(First: Episode 0006)
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Muppets Cookie Monster and Ernie: Ernie demonstrates the word "Apple"; Cookie Monster eats Ernie's apple.
(First: Episode 0047)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: A for Ape
(First: Episode 0006)
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Cartoon "Egg Chant": A girl skips rope as a boy sits with an egg on his knee. They recite an alphabet poem together. The egg hatches and a dancing lizard emerges.
(First: Episode 0003)
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SCENE 3 Susan, Melody, and Prairie Dawn wait for Susan’s dry cleaning. A Muppet courier (Jerry Nelson) from Acme Delivery shows up with three different sized coats, and figures out which coat is whose.
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Film Kids narrate a film about water in hoses, fountains, puddles, streams, bathtubs, rivers, oceans, and other places.
(First: Episode 0135)
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Muppets The Anything Muppets sing "Yellow Submarine". (introduction with Bob omitted)
(First: Episode 0017)
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Film Filmfair G: A man asks a purple fellow what G word is behind a circus curtain. It's a gorilla.
(First: Episode 0085)
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Muppets A group of monsters enter the frame, look upward, and exclaim "Gee!" The camera pulls back and reveals they're admiring a letter G.
(First: Episode 0085)
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Cartoon A gorilla who knows G words applies for a job.
(First: Episode 0131)
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Cartoon A goat discusses the letter "G". A man comes by to also talk about G, but rather than point out that "goat" is a G word, he observes the grass. Disgusted, the goat butts the man out of the way.
(First: Episode 0085)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: G for Gorilla (in man suit)
(First: Episode 0085)
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Cast Bob, Susan, Mr. Hooper, Big Bird, and Gordon line up in limbo and a voiceover (Fran Brill) asks how many of them there are, how many when they're all mixed up, and how many when each of them are subtracted one by one.
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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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Film "Nine Song (Song of Nine)"
(First: Episode 0016)
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Film A construction worker yells "Timber" and a tree falls to the ground, but then bounces back up!
(First: Episode 0149)
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SCENE 4 Susan and the kids count 9 fingers.
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Cartoon Jazz #9
(First: Episode 0137)
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Film A construction worker yells "Timber" and a match slowly falls to the ground.
(First: Episode 0149)
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Muppets Ernie wants to borrow Herbert Birdsfoot's vacuum cleaner, but he worries about how Herbert will respond. Maybe Herbert's taking a bath, and he'll be so angry at Ernie for interrupting him that he'll tell everyone to never loan Ernie anything ever again!
(First: Episode 0181)
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Celebrity Bill Cosby demonstrates what an angry face looks like.
(First: Episode 0144)
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SCENE 5 Susan displays the letters ET on a felt board, then has the kids guess which letter will make the word β€œGET” – M, W, or G?
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Cartoon The ET family is demonstrated in a story of the zet, a quick-witted bird.
(First: Episode 0236)
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Cartoon Pick the right picture (featuring the Zet)
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Muppets Marty sings "Has Anybody Seen My Dog?" as Grover tries to find it.
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SCENE 6 Big Bird points out that there were no birds in that previous segment, but there are in the next one …
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Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Penguins take a bath.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0233)
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Muppets Sherlock Hemlock investigates the sound of the letter S.
(First: Episode 0200)
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SCENE 7 Susan does two verses of β€œOne of These Things”, first with three small capital A's and one small capital A, then three identical large elephants and one small one.
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Cartoon Children describe how to draw an elephant.
(First: Episode 0052)
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Muppets A hippie lines up a group of monsters to demonstrate first and last, but Grover doesn't want to be last in line. The hippie compromises and lets him be first... but the line keeps changing directions.
(First: Episode 0116)
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SCENE 8 Oscar holds up a clay pot, explaining that most people would use something like this to put flowers in. He's going to use it to hold sardines with a strawberry sauce.
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Film Pottery
music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0169)
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Muppets Cookie Monster and Ernie: Ernie and Farley are about to eat peppermint stick candy, but Cookie Monster passes by and points out that Ernie's is longer than Farley's, and Farley's is shorter. Cookie solves the problem by eating each stick, each time making the other one longer. He finally gets them the right size--but they are now eaten down to small stubs.
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SCENE 9 Big Bird shouts from inside an oil drum in the lot near his nest, seeing why the kids have so much fun playing in there. He tries to worm his way out, hoping he's not stuck.


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