Sesame Street
Big Bird and Snuffy play softball; Oscar cleans the street with a vacuum cleaner attached to his trash can
Air date February 23, 1972
Season Season 3 (1971-1972)
Sponsors P, 8
This episode guide has been compiled from materials at the CTW Archives.
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  • Oscar attaches a vacuum cleaner to his walking trash can and proceeds to clean up the Street. He's putting all the yucky trash in his can so he can admire it.
  • Kermit smells smoke. An Anything Muppet girl tells him that there's a fire "over there", and Kermit screams for the fireman. Grover comes along wearing a white coat and a stethoscope; then carrying a pitchfork, and talking about his cows, chickens, and the barn. Kermit reminds him that a fireman puts out fires. When Grover finally arrives with a hose, they discover that the fire is coming from the girl toasting marshmallows over a small campfire.
  • Mr. Hooper demonstrates addition by getting one chair, then another, then another.
  • Oscar tells us the difference between a lobster and a crab, introducing a film about the two animals.
  • Film: Kids count 20 penguins as they slide down into a pool of water. (EKA: Episode 0232)
  • Cartoon: "Story of P" - The story of a puppy found in a park by a policeman. (EKA: Episode 0296)
  • Cartoon: A short poem about a pirate and his puppy demonstrate the letter P. (First: Episode 0059)
  • Salesman Harvey Kneeslapper asks Tony if he gets attacked by monsters and run over by crowds. Herry Monster attacks him and a crowd walks all over him, so the answer is yes. Harvey has a simple solution for Tony: AWAY FROM! The next time those things happen to Tony, he can get AWAY FROM them. (First: Episode 0278)
  • Animation: Six red dots demonstrate that they remain the same no matter how they're arranged ... until one dot is subtracted. (EKA: Episode 0302)
  • Animation: Five red dots demonstrate that they remain the same no matter how they're arranged ... until one dot is added. (EKA: Episode 0302)
  • Oscar knows someone who's name begins with L - Lester.
  • Animation: Four red dots demonstrate that they remain the same no matter how they're arranged ... until one dot is subtracted. (EKA: Episode 0302)
  • Film: Kids count 20 penguins as they slide down into a pool of water. (EKA: Episode 0232)
  • Bob sings the Sorting Song.


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