Sesame Street
Grover climbs the Sesame Street sign
Air date November 18, 1971
Season Season 3 (1971-1972)
Sponsors G, S, 6
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Grover climbs up the Sesame Street sign and observes how different the street looks from this new perspective. He then finds he's unable to get himself down.
Alphabetbully
Cartoon A bully says the alphabet to a mild-mannered gardener, who hits him in the face with a pie at the end.
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SCENE 2 Big Bird finds Grover still stuck on the lamppost. Big Bird suggests he get down using an elevator, the stairs or a ladder, none of which are availible.
Footprints
Cartoon A janitor sweeps up his own footprints the wrong way, then the right way. Just then, a giant centipede leaves tracks all over the floor.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0247)
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SCENE 3 Big Bird fetches a box to stand on and grab Grover to bring him down. However, Grover is still just out of reach. Grover is able to climb down on Big Bird, who isn't sure how to get off the box now. Grover suggests he take the elevator.
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Cartoon "I've Got a Mind" -- bouncing a ball (shown in English, then Spanish)
EBPeanutButter
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie has gone shopping -- buying bread for himself, and peanut butter for Bert. They realize that it's dull to eat what they have separately, and they decide to cooperate, so they can each have a peanut butter sandwich.
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Cartoon Alice Braithwaite Goodyshoes displays a G, for "good." She gets kissed by a monster, who says, "Gee, that was good!"
Gorillajobcartoon
Cartoon A gorilla who knows G words applies for a job.
(First: Episode 0131)
Bob danger broken ice
Cast Bob comes across a DANGER sign next to a frozen pond. Ignoring the sign, he skates on the ice (via pixillation) until it starts to crack. Bob then concedes the sign is there for good reason.
(First: Episode 0213)
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Song "1-2-3-4-5!"
(First: Episode 0144)
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Cartoon G is for Glue
Artists: The Hubleys
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SCENE 4 Big Bird shows Gordon and the kids something he can do that no one else can - stand on one foot and hop. Gordon and the kids easily disprove this. Big Bird is sad because he felt proud a moment ago, but now feels there's nothing unique about him. Gordon lifts his spirits by pointing out the many things he has that the others do not.
Film-LittleHorseNearFear
Film A little horse gets near and far from the camera.
GroverPolly-Fingers
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover and Polly count five fingers.
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Cartoon Jazz #5
(First: Episode 0005)
Snowwhite
Muppets Snow White accidentally visits the cottage of the six dwarves.
HubleyJazzBirds
Cartoon Birds appear around the numerals one through twenty as jazz music plays.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0134)
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SCENE 5 Tom sews a button onto a jacket, then realizes something is different about it. He sings the "Sorting Song" to the kids and they identify that the button is square-shaped, compared to the other round ones.
HerryFarNearKiss
Muppets Herry Monster finds Betty Lou crying: the other kids teased her because she doesn't know the difference between near and far. Herry helps her by placing three little boys in a row: the one who is nearest will get a surprise. When the surprise turns out to be a kiss, the boys start running far away from Herry. Betty Lou thanks Herry and gives him a kiss.
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Cartoon "That's About the Size of It"
Artist: Bud Luckey
Trafficlight
Film Traffic lights
(First: Episode 0131)
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Cartoon G is for Glue (repeat)
Artists: The Hubleys
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SCENE 6 Gordon asks the kids to make animal noises. He then introduces a film...
Film-SealNoises
Film Seals make noise.
TheTradingGame
Muppets Guy Smiley hosts "The Trading Game" with contestants Oscar the Grouch and Sally Screamer.
Cookie Danger David
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentCookie Monster asks David to read a DANGER sign.
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Cast A voiceover ponders what will happen next in scenarios featuring Susan, Bob and Mr. Hooper.
(First: Episode 0276)
Grover danger sign
Muppets Grover reads a sign that says DANGER and looks around for said danger. He doesn't find it anywhere until he trips and falls on the sign.
(First: Episode 0182)
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SCENE 7 Tom, Gordon, Molly and Oscar have ice cream at Hooper's Store, but they can't agree on what music they should put on. Eventually, Oscar controls the radio and tunes into some static.
Hubley.snake
Cartoon A voice asks a face if it's aware of the letter S, and it is revealed that the face belongs to a snake.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0278)
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Celebrity Listen My Brother sings "Togetherness Song."
(First: Episode 0228)
Hubley.stop
Cartoon S is for subway, sailboat, sled, scooter, skates, skis, and stop.
Artists: The Hubleys
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Muppets Farley looks for his lost toy box.
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Song "1-2-3-4-5!" (repeat)
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SCENE 8 Goodbye


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