Sesame Street
Molly loses her shoes
Air date March 8, 1972
Season Season 3 (1971-1972)
Sponsors G, N, 7
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Herry Monster is drinking a chocolate egg cream at Hooper's Store. A Muppet boy named Ferris (Caroll Spinney) comments how slowly Herry drinks it. Herry doesn't know the difference between fast and slow, so Ferris teaches him. He drinks the rest of Herry's beverage in one fast slurp. Herry hopes Ferris can run just as fast and chases him out of the store.
Film Fast-Slow 2;15
Film Kids narrate a film in which footage is slowed down and sped up. Sequences include kids on a playground, riding a roller coaster, and Big Bird jumping around and being chased in the park.
George fastslow
Film George the Farmer demonstrates "fast" and "slow" by going back and forth on a fence, and in a rocking chair.
(First: Episode 0288)
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Muppets The Miss Muffet Play
(First: Episode 0280)
Nisfornifty
Cartoon An N-terview with an N
(First: Episode 0131)
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SCENE 2 Molly sits down to rest her poor, aching feet. She points out she's wearing her older, more beat-up shoes instead, as they can be still be comfortable to walk in. She sets them down on the sidewalk and begins to take a nap on the stoop of 123 Sesame Street.
Lowercase n
Cartoon "Lowercase n"
Triangle.transition
Transition Bridge #2 - Scoring
(First: Episode 0291)
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SCENE 3 Oscar goes out walking in his can for "trash hunting." As he collects bits of trash, he takes Molly's old-looking shoes with him.
1927-Circles
Cartoon A circle becomes a clock, balloon, sun, etc.
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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!"
(EKA: Episode 0279)
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SCENE 4 Big Bird carries a boxed cream pie to Maria's apartment, tip-toeing past Molly when he sees she's asleep. Molly wakes up and notices her shoes are missing. She suspects Big Bird has them in his box, but Big Bird insists otherwise. Molly tells him to put it down so she can get her shoes, nearly sticking her feet in the pie. Big Bird offers to get her some shoes.
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Muppets Prairie Dawn and a Anything Muppet boy named Walter enter an old house. Walter says that it's a haunted house. However, Prairie comforts him by saying it's just an old house. He gets scared by everything that happens while Prairie has an explanation for all of it. When they spot a little mouse Prairie gets scared and runs away, while Walter tells the mouse not to be scared.
(First: Episode 0252)
Toon-ZipperBridge
Transition Bridge #1 - Zipper
(First: Episode 0291)
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SCENE 5 Big Bird returns with a pair of baby shoes from Mrs. Tomaselli, but they are much too small for Molly to wear.
Whichcomesfirst
Song Joe Raposo asks the musical question, "Which Comes First, the Chicken or the Egg?"
(First: Episode 0276)
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SCENE 6 Big Bird comes back with his large, three-toed rain boots, which Molly says are now too big. Big Bird becomes upset that all his help isn't proving useful, so Molly politely decides to wear his boots for the time being.
George the Farmer embedded shapes
Film George the Farmer shows embedded shapes using drawing of geometric forms and household objects with the same shape.
(First: Episode 0288)
KermitCountsMonkeys
Muppets Kermit counts five monkeys, and when he is done, he gets monkey business.
(First: Episode 0283)
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SCENE 7 Molly goes to deliver Oscar his mail. He shows off some of the things he's collected, including Molly's shoes he's now using as planters for his cacti. She takes back her shoes, promising to bring back the plants when she's done. From down the block, Luis complains about not getting his mail yet. She tells him, "I'll be there as soon as I take the cactus out of my shoes!"
Dot Bridge 08 cough
Cartoon Dot Bridge #8: Dot can't stop coughing, then leaves
(First: Episode 0295)
Song.Adding-CM
Muppets A long-haired hippie sings "Adding" to Cookie Monster.
(First: Episode 0243)
0110.Willisthebird-spanish
Cartoon Eugene wants his talking crow Willis to name some N words, and Willis replies with "no," "nothing," "nobody" and "never." (Spanish version)
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SCENE 8 Mr. Hooper, Bob, and the kids count some rubber duckies fast and slowly in both English and Spanish.
E&BTalkSlower
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie approaches Bert in a harried manner, talking rapidly. Bert tells him to talk slower so he can understand him. Ernie says, slowly, that Bert's bread is burning in the oven, which causes Bert to speak in the same rapid, harried manner.
(First: Episode 0323)
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Insert Mr. Hooper, Susan, Gordon, Bob, and three kids are counted as they rearrange on the stoop.
(First: Episode 0258)
OldWest-Twins
Muppets Old West: The James Twins, who do everything together (even the speaking), arrive at the saloon and demand some "mu" and "sick." The patrons don't understand until they put the two parts together.
(First: Episode 0328)
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Cartoon Jazz #7 (Spanish version)
(First: Episode 0281)
TwoGSounds
Muppets Grover and George sing "Two G Sounds."
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SCENE 9 Luis sings "Here Are Some Things" in Spanish using pictures of animals and a flower.
NancyNannyGoat
Cartoon Nancy the nanny goat nibbles her nails and notices noodles.
Artist: Tee Collins
(First: Episode 0240)
0316 bubbles book
Cast A man with a British accent narrates a limbo sketch in which Gordon and Bob share bubbles and a book.
(First: Episode 0316)
1576-Bird
Film An osprey flies around.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0293)
Knicks make 8, miss 9
Celebrity The New York Knicks make 8 baskets in a row, but miss on the 9th.
(First: Episode 0146)
Chicken Soup Needs a Spoon
Muppets Waiter Grover: Grover serves Mr. Johnson a bowl of chicken soup. Johnson says that he can't eat the soup, and Grover can't guess why. "That settles it," Johnson sighs. "From now on, I'm bringing my lunch to work in a paper sack." He finally explains to Grover that he can't eat the soup because he doesn't have a spoon.
N naughty
Cartoon N is naughty, nice, nodding, nickel, noon, nibbling, nest, nut, nose, night, nine, and nursing.
(First: Episode 0140)
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SCENE 10 Mr. Hooper has a picture of a doctor's office with an x-ray machine in use. He introduces a film of fish who don't need a machine to show off their insides...
SkeletonFish
Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Skeleton fish.
(First: Episode 0287)
GroverandOscar'sAlphabet
Muppets Grover and Oscar the Grouch recite the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0229)
Basketballcounting4
Celebrity The New York Knicks make 12 shots.
(First: Episode 0154)
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SCENE 11 Goodbye


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