Sesame Street
Plot Luis plays "Simple Simon" with Big Bird and the kids.
Air date January 3, 1972
Season Season 3 (1971-1972)
Sponsors H, V, 4
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Tom introduces today's number 4 and challenges Big Bird and the kids to find something with four legs on Sesame Street. Big Bird needs a reminder of how many 4 is first.
Onelittlepenguin
Film A kid recites a poem about adding penguins.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0255)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird bumps into Mr. Snuffleupagus during his search. Snuffy aids his pal in looking for a four-legged being and sits down to rest. Big Bird realizes Snuffy has four legs and runs off to tell Tom.
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Cartoon Donnie Budd counts four lions.
(First: Episode 0300)
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SCENE 3 The kids show Tom the things they've found, such as pets, a chair and table. Big Bird brings them to the stoop to show them Snuffy, but he's nowhere to be seen.
Scanimate4
Animation Scanimate Films #4
(First: Episode 0132)
Snowwhite
Muppets Snow White accidentally visits the cottage of the six dwarves.
(First: Episode 0279)
Madscientisth
Cartoon A mad scientist puts together a capital H.
(First: Episode 0284)
Gurucountsto20
Cartoon A guru counts to twenty.
Producer: Ken Snyder; Music: Billy Taylor
(First: Episode 0276)
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SCENE 4 Susan hears a lot of commotion from Oscar's trash can. Oscar has received a new toy fire truck and is taking it apart, which is how Grouches like their toys.
SpeechBalloon.V
Cartoon Speech Balloon: V for Violin
A musician plays a violin, which instantly breaks.
(First: Episode 0052)
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SCENE 5 Oscar shows Susan and the kids the pieces. They put it back together using the diagram, forcing Oscar to start his work all over again.
AlienAlphabet
Muppets Alien Alphabet
(First: Episode 0277)
Cosby4Kids-2
Celebrity Bill Cosby tries to count 4 kids.
(First: Episode 0176)
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Film Magician: Word Family "ET" (1:05)
UpandDownMonsters
Muppets Cookie Monster and Herry Monster sing "Up and Down".
(First: Episode 0154)
Film.kidsmadeof
Song "What Kids Are Made Of" - a song about body parts. (part one)
(First: Episode 0003)
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SCENE 6 Luis plays "Simple Simon" in Spanish with Big Bird and the kids.
Film.kidsmadeof
Song "What Kids Are Made Of" - a song about body parts. (part two)
(First: Episode 0003)
TV Chair Battle
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie and Bert play tricks on each other in order to sit in the TV chair, until they realize they both fit in it. Herry Monster comes over to trick Ernie and Bert into leaving their chair so that he can sit in it. Ernie and Bert decide that if the chair can hold two, it can hold three as well, so they cram their way into the chair with Herry. When Ernie and Herry realize that they're watching something only Bert would enjoy, they leave Bert alone.
(First: Episode 0207)
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SCENE 7 On the floor of Hooper's Store is the letter V made of sand. Tom uses a vacuum cleaner to make it vanish.
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Cartoon Vitamins give vim, vigor and vitality to a droopy V
Artist: John Hubley
Charlie and Louie
Muppets Charlie is lost and finds a policeman. It's his Uncle Louie, but he doesn't recognize him in uniform. Without the uniform on, Charlie asks Uncle Louie to find him a policeman.
(First: Episode 0135)
HubleyV01
Cartoon Small v ... for voom, voice, violin, etc.
Artist: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0167)
Sherlock-V
Muppets Sherlock Hemlock encounters the letter V.
(First: Episode 0267)
2059e
Film George the Farmer demonstrates up/down with two ladders.
(First: Episode 0239)
Gurucountsto20
Cartoon A guru counts to twenty. (Spanish version)
(First: Episode 0276)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — Ernie thinks something is wrong with the book he's borrowed from the library. Bert points out that it's upside-down and illustrates the concept using their portrait on the wall. Instead of turning the book right side up, Ernie suspends himself upside-down from above, reading the book this way.
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SCENE 8 Susan sings the "Classification Song" using drawings of circles and a rectangle.
SpeechBalloon.V
Cartoon Speech Balloon: V for Violin (repeat)
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SCENE 9 Luis sings the song now in Spanish while using baseball equipment.
AMFlowerCooperation
Muppets Four Anything Muppet kids cooperate to grow a flower together. One has a flower seed, one has a flowerpot, one has some dirt, and one has a shovel. The rain and sunshine finish the job.
HubleyV02
Cartoon Vitamins give vim, vigor and vitality to a droopy V (repeat)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #11 (0:54)
(EKA: Episode 0296)
4fiddle
Cartoon Donnie Budd counts four lions. (repeat)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #12 (0:30)
(EKA: Episode 0296)
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SCENE 10 Goodbye


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