Sesame Street
Air date March 10, 1972
Season Season 3 (1971-1972)
Sponsors K, Z, 9
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Molly tries to deliver mail to Oscar the Grouch, who doesn't enjoy receiving mail. He sings "The Grouch Song" to her.
Kangaroowithk
Cartoon Karen the Kangaroo talks about words that start with the letter K. Featuring the sped-up voice of Gene Moss.
(First: Episode 0142)
Toon-GOwensKangaroo
Cartoon "K" - Kangaroo - A man (voiced by Gary Owens) explains what a kangaroo is, and ends up in the pouch of one.
(First: Episode 0141)
PsychABC
Cartoon Psychedelic alphabet
(First: Episode 0345)
Herry's ABC Secret
Muppets Grover tells Herry's secret (which is actually the alphabet) to Pamela, who tells Fenwick, who tells Rosemary. Herry says to Grover, "You're very good at reciting the alphabet ... but you're lousy at keeping secrets!"
Kisforkiss
Cartoon K is for kiss.
Animation: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0131)
529b
Muppets The Anything Muppets cheer about the letter F. (version 1)
(First: Episode 0092)
1272-Snake
Film Footage of a rattlesnake
(First: Episode 0310)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird wants Rafael to help him make a sign. Rafael finds Big Bird wrote the words as one big word and saws them off separately to make a "Home Sweet Home" sign.
BumbleArdy
Cartoon "Bumble Ardy #9" -- Young Bumble Ardy invites nine pigs to his birthday party while his mother, Sweet Adeline, is away.
(First: Episode 0305)
FirstandLastsong
Muppets Two brothers, First and Last, sing about how their names affect how they do things.
(First: Episode 0134)
Film-FeetFirst
Film A kid enters a tunnel made of snow to demonstrate "head first" and "feet first."
(First: Episode 0290)
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Cartoon Z for zebra and zoo
(First: Episode 0281)
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SCENE 3 Oscar's favorite animals are pigs, and he introduces a film about them...
Film.nursingpigs
Film Baby pigs run in a field, and drink their mother's milk.
(First: Episode 0169)
3house
Animation A 3 looks for its house.
Kermit-K
Muppets Kermit attempts to talk about the letter K, but it falls off the wall.
(First: Episode 0044)
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Transition Bridge #14 Hourglass Slow Fill (0:11)
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Muppets Kermit attempts to talk about the letter K again, but the top half of the K collapses.
(First: Episode 0044)
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Transition Bridge #16 Hourglass Slow Empty (0:07)
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Muppets Kermit attempts to talk about the letter K again, when a monster comes by. Kermit tells off the monster, until he learns that the monster wants to help him. Kermit talks about K words (including his name), while having the monster display the items he's mentioning. Finally, the monster karate-chops the K.
(First: Episode 0044)
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Film Prairie dog
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0283)
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SCENE 4 Molly stops by Big Bird's nest, where Big Bird is waiting for an important package. Big Bird describes what it looks like and Molly rummages around her sack until she finds it. She finds it odd that Big Bird knows exactly what it looks like; he reveals he sent it to himself. He doesn't know the contents of it because he hasn't opened it yet, he tells her.
Sinistersamfinger
Muppets Old West: Sinister Sam comes to the saloon, looking for Doc Holiday. He questions the frightened townspeople, looking for the doctor, but all he can find is a mailman and a fire fighter. Sam says they'd better find the doctor, because he's got an itchy trigger finger. The doctor is found, cowering under a table. The doctor asks what Sam wants with him, and the mean hombre says that his finger is really itchy -- it's driving him crazy. Is it a mosquito bite? Should he use some lotion on it? Doc Holliday faints. Sam shrugs, and joins the other patrons at the bar for some milk.
(First: Episode 0318)
Detective11-20
Film Detective Fred (Joe Raposo) is sent by his boss (Danny Epstein) to locate the number 20. Throughout the office and on the streets of New York, Fred tracks down the numbers 11 through 18 in numerical order by spying his surroundings. When he finds his way to Apartment 19, he discovers it is occupied by a gorilla, who leads him directly to the elusive 20.
(First: Episode 0277)
Knittinkitten
Cartoon A kitten is knittin' a kerchief, a kite, and a polka-dot mitten.
(First: Episode 0282)
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.
(First: Episode 0279)
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SCENE 5 Rafael pieces together a kite and tells the kids the four different ways in Spanish to say the word. Big Bird comes in and after hearing the Spanish names, he remarks, "I thought you were putting together a kite."
1091-27
Celebrity Bill Cosby demonstrates happy.
(First: Episode 0142)
E&B-Onion
Muppets Ernie & Bert — While cutting an onion into slices, Ernie sees Bert playing with a toy truck. Ernie suddenly starts to cry; Bert, to try to cheer him up gives the toy to his buddy realizing just then that Ernie's crying was caused by the onion.
(First: Episode 0259)
1091-25
Celebrity Bill Cosby demonstrates sad.
(First: Episode 0135)
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SCENE 6 Molly delivers an important package to Bob, which makes him very happy. Molly is just as happy, as this was her last delivery of the day.
TerribleTroll01
Muppets The Story of The Girl, the Tree, and the Terrible Troll (part 1)
A mother sends her young daughter into the forest to chop down a tree to use for wood. When she finds one, a terrible troll encourages her to chop it down. However, a bird above protests, as the tree is her home. The girl wonders what she should do...
(First: Episode 0307)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: K - Key
(First: Episode 0040)
TerribleTroll02
Muppets The Story of The Girl, the Tree, and the Terrible Troll (part 2)
The girl resolves to not chop down the tree, allowing the bird to keep her home. She finds another tree, when an old man objects - he thinks it's the most beautiful tree in the forest and gives him shade on hot days. The troll wants to cut it down, so the girl starts thinking again...
(First: Episode 0307)
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Cartoon The Pink Panther - K For Karate
(First: Episode 0241)
TerribleTroll03
Muppets The Story of The Girl, the Tree, and the Terrible Troll (part 3)
The girl again choses to not chop down the tree and happens upon a third. She decides that this tree is perfect to cut down, as it is not being used by any birds or people. The troll reveals himself to be a handsome prince, who will grant her any wish. She asks him to cut down the tree and bring it to her house.
(First: Episode 0307)
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Cast Wally and Ralph: Wally borrows Ralph's comically-large pencil, but has trouble writing because he's holding it upside down.
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Cast Rafael narrates the "Happy or Sad Game," where Susan, Bob and Molly are given hypothetical situations and must react accordingly.
Toon-GOwensKangaroo
Cartoon "K" - Kangaroo - A man (voiced by Gary Owens) explains what a kangaroo is, and ends up in the pouch of one. (repeat)
ErnieVase
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie can't decide which of the two different shelves he should place a large vase on, so Bert tells him to use his imagination. Ernie imagines the vase falling off the little shelf and Bert kicking him out of the apartment. Then, Ernie imagines putting the vase on the big shelf, and Bert rewarding him with a big surprise party.
(First: Episode 0277)
Kisforkiss
Cartoon K is for kiss (repeat)
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SCENE 7 Goodbye


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