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Sesame Street
Oscar and Bob both like the rain, but for different reasons
Air date January 13, 1972
Season Season 3 (1971-1972)
Sponsors A, D, 12

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 As Big Bird walks down Sesame Street, he notices that it's getting darker. When the thunder and lightning starts, he thinks its fireworks and music and assume someone is having a party, but Bob tells him he ought to plan on getting out of the rain soon.
Cartoon "The Story of A": A witch tells bored kids a story about the letter A involving an ant's apple getting stolen by an archer.
(First: Episode 0130)
Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper: Do Ya Have an A on Ya?
(First: Episode 0293)
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SCENE 2 Oscar the Grouch and Bob sing "Rain Falls" until the sun comes out.
Cartoon A man creates an avalanche on the letter A.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0132)
Muppets Cookie Monster tells Ernie that he is going on a diet and won't take his cookies, until Grover tells Cookie that he looks sick.
(First: Episode 0153)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: A-Ape
(First: Episode 0006)
Film While watching her goldfish, a girl wonders what the world is like from her goldfish's perspective.
(First: Episode 0288)
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SCENE 3 Maria shows some kids how to use a typewriter.
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)
Muppets An Anything Muppet barbershop group sings "High, Middle, Low".
(First: Episode 0236)
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Animation Kids narrate a variety of shapes that come together to form an ice cream cone, a bird, a clown, a mouse, a carriage, a man, a sailboat, a lady, a dog, an umbrella, a cat, a face, a train, a see-saw, and a lollipop.
(First: Episode 0284)
Cartoon D-dart
(First: Episode 0292)
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SCENE 4 Maria helps Richie stack some of the library's biggest books so he's tall enough to browse a cart full of books. Once he's got a clear view, he asks Maria if she's got any Bugs Bunny.
Animation Henson Films: Number Twelve Rocks
(First: Episode 0195)
Muppets Goldilocks teaches the Three Bears about big, bigger, and biggest.
(First: Episode 0284)
Cartoon A bully won't give the kids' baseball back. The boy imagines a few scenarios before ultimately calling for his dog.
Artist: John and Faith Hubley
(EKA: Episode 0235)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Genelle counts to 10 for Cookie Monster.
(First: Episode 0295)
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SCENE 5 Luis helps Big Bird put together a vacuum so he can clean his nest in time to have Little Bird over to celebrate his birthday.
Film Fish swim around.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0284)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie lies in bed and starts talking about what a square looks like and how many lines it has, then goes on to compare a square with a triangle. He then starts to ponder how many sides a circle has, and goes to sleep. Bert is about to attempt to answer the question, but ends up not being able to sleep.
(First: Episode 0132)
Cartoon A farmer plants big, bigger and biggest trees.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0284)
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SCENE 6 Jay and the kids sing "One of These Things" with sidewalk chalk shapes.
Cartoon D-dart (repeat)
Film Green Tree Snake
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0285)
Muppets Ernie sings "Dee, Dee, Dee" as Cookie Monster hastily demonstrates each D word.
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Cast Wally and Ralph are about to go on a trip. They attempt to carry off an empty suitcase and a pile of stuff (shirts, pants, socks, tennis rackets, baseball gloves). They finally get the idea that it would be easier if they put the stuff in the suitcase.
Cartoon An ape escapes from the A train and heads over to a birthday party.
(First: Episode 0293)
Cartoon A story about an ape and a bird, using the letter A.
(First: Episode 0158)
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Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit explains how to read crosswalk signals in order to cross the street. The sign keeps changing throughout his demonstration, so he gets frustrated and says no one will show how to cross the street. As he leaves, the sign sprouts legs and crosses on its own.
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SCENE 7 Bob and the kids play ring toss in front of the construction doors, but they keep hitting Oscar's trash can. Oscar pops up and suggest they try getting them inside his can instead of bouncing them off the side. Once they've got seven of them in, they think they've won the game... but Oscar gets to keep the rings.
Cartoon Speech Balloon: A-Ape (repeat)
Animation Henson Films: Number Twelve Rocks (repeat)
Cartoon A man creates an avalanche on the letter A. (repeat)
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Muppets Grover and Herbert Birdsfoot recite the alphabet together.
(First: Episode 0188)
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SCENE 8 Oscar tells the viewer to scram. Luis announces the sponsors.

CLOSING SIGNS Maria holds up the Sesame Street sign, while Big Bird holds up the CTW sign at the end.

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