Sesame Street
Big Bird reads a "Don't Touch" sign
Air date May 24, 1971
Season Season 2 (1970-1971)
Sponsors W, 9
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Three Monsters

StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Mr. Hooper has a big tub of ice cream, which he thinks he'll sell to everyone, since everyone likes ice cream …
Everyoneicecream
Muppets Three Anything Muppets sing "Everyone Likes Ice Cream" (edited)
(First: Episode 0026)
TwoSeaCreatures
Cartoon I Thought a Thought ... about small things. A man thinks about small things, and lists them. A sea monster thinks it is small, especially when compared to its father!
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0241)
Noimage
SCENE 2 Tom has just fixed a chair, and makes a "Don't Touch This" sign to put on it while the glue is drying. Big Bird wants to sit in the chair, but Tom asks him to read the sign he has written. Big Bird reads the words in different orders, and the sign doesn't make sense. Increasingly worried that Big Bird will break the chair, Tom shows him the correct direction in which to read the words, and Big Bird understands the sign. Tom puts the sign on the chair, and the chair breaks.
Wandawitch1
Cartoon "Wanda the Witch"
Animation by Tee Collins
(First: Episode 0001)
Carolburnett0001
Celebrity Carol Burnett: "Wow, Wanda the Witch is weird."
(First: Episode 0001)
Wworm
Cartoon A worm declares that the word "worm" is the only important word that begins with "W". A walrus retaliates by dumping a bucket of water on it.
(First: Episode 0001)
GordonBob.W
Cast Gordon and Bob assemble a W.
(First: Episode 0005)
SB--WWater
Cartoon Speech Balloon: W for water
(First: Episode 0062)
FarleyMind
Muppets Farley explains things one can do with their mind - he plans on going to the door, he imagines who's knocking at it, he remembers it's not his mother and he hopes there's not a scary monster at the door. Herry Monster surprises him by bursting through the door, frightening Farley away. Herry's sorry Farley ran away; he wanted to play.
(First: Episode 0180)
666a
Song Joe Raposo sings "Touch and Feel."
(First: Episode 0252)
Noimage
SCENE 3 Gordon teaches kids that “leche” is Spanish for “milk”.
Monday family
Film A little boy narrates the various activities his family partakes in on a typical Monday.
(First: Episode 0127)
Gordon Tom draw house
Cast Fran Brill narrates a segment with Gordon and Tom drawing a house in limbo.
400031
Cartoon Jazz #9
(First: Episode 0137)
Three Monsters
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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SCENE 4 Susan buys pillows. It is hard to stuff a pillow into a bag all by yourself, so she and Mr. Hooper cooperate--she holds the bags while he puts the pillows in.
E&B-ZooPlan
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie and Bert plan to go to the zoo tomorrow, but Ernie can't make up his mind. What would happen if Ernie bought a balloon, but then lost it when he gets frightened by a buffalo? Then he remembers that the zoo is closed on Wednesdays.
(First: Episode 0137)
Ice cream factory
Film Kids narrate a film about where you get ice cream: from the cow, to the factory, to the ice cream shoppe.
(First: Episode 0168)
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SCENE 5 Susan plays a game of "Three of These Things" with triangles and squares.
Grovershadow
Muppets Grover sees his shadow follow him around, and thinks it's a person following him. However, Herbert Birdsfoot explains what a shadow is.
(First: Episode 0221)
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SCENE 6 Gordon plays a game of "Three of These Things" with squares and circles.
Secretdrawingcamel
Cartoon Today's Secret Drawing: A camel.
(First: Episode 0158)
MonsterNoises
Muppets "Everybody Moo": Cookie Monster and Herry make monster noises and animal noises and invite the viewer to do the same.
(First: Episode 0141)
400031
Cartoon Jazz #9 (repeat)
No9
Film "Nine Song (Song of Nine)"
(First: Episode 0016)
Grover herbert 20
Muppets Grover and Herbert Birdsfoot count to twenty.
(First: Episode 0189)
Noimage
SCENE 7 Tom displays the word “wonderful”, which begins with W.
Wandawitch1
Cartoon "Wanda the Witch" (repeat)
Burtlancaster
Celebrity Burt Lancaster says the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0006)
Achicken!!
Cartoon A man tries to get to sleep, but is woken up by a fly, a chicken and a drum-playing rabbit, all of whom call him on the phone after he throws them out.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0257)
Sadflower
Film A film shows parts of a flower.
Music: Vivaldi's Concerto for lute, 2 violins and continuo in D Major II - Largo
(First: Episode 0008)
Noimage
SCENE 8 Gordon tries to read his newspaper, but finds it hard when Oscar keeps staring at him. He tells Oscar to stop, and Oscar goes to work on his new toy chest instead, making more noise with a hammer and saw, further bothering Gordon. When Gordon tells Oscar to stop the noise, Oscar stares at him some more, and Gordon decides he’d rather have Oscar work than stare at him.
Mind.Box
Cartoon I've got a mind: squares make a box.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0252)
Grover Herbert Birdsfoot OP
Muppets Herbert Birdsfoot recites a poem with OP words, counting on Grover to hop whenever he says "hop" — repeatedly, until Grover faints.
(First: Episode 0150)
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SCENE 9 Gordon tries to sign off, but is bothered by Oscar’s noisy hammering and sawing.


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