Sesame Street
Plot Brother Kirk visits Sesame Street
Air date March 14, 1972
Season Season 3 (1971-1972)
Sponsors F, H, 11
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Brother Kirk walks down Sesame Street singing "Hello" and greeting members of the neighborhood.
Cartoon A cat catches a TELEPHONE and eats it.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0154)
Muppets Grover uses a telephone booth to explain how a telephone is used. When he enters the booth, however, he finds that there is no phone in sight. An Anything Muppet boy arrives to use the telephone, and thinks that Grover is the telephone since he is the only thing he found in the booth. The boy proceeds and talks into Grover's mouth.
(First: Episode 0146)
Cartoon Harold and Howard think of H words.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0284)
2061 art
Film Three kids want to paint, but each of them has only one item, so they all cooperate.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0318)
Cartoon H is for horseshoe.
(First: Episode 0020)
SCENE 2 Luis installs a light in a fish tank at the Fix-It Shop and asks the kids to identify how many living things are in there. Brother Kirk says the same kind of life — plants and fish — can be found in any river, too. But we haven't been taking care of our rivers, and a lot of that life is vanishing. He sings about it in "Good Morning, Mr. River".
Cartoon A mad scientist (voice of Arnold Stang) puts together a capital H.
(First: Episode 0284)
Muppets An Anything Muppet girl shows the viewers that the number 11 is the same right side up and upside down. (English version)
(First: Episode 0183)
Muppets An Anything Muppet girl shows the viewers that the number 11 is the same right side up and upside down. (Spanish version)
Ice cream factory
Film Kids narrate a film about where you get ice cream: from the cow, to the factory, to the ice cream shoppe.
(First: Episode 0168)
Cartoon F - finished
(First: Episode 0128)
SCENE 3 Maria and a kid count six eggs on the step of 123 Sesame Street.
Celebrity The New York Mets make 12 hits in a row, but miss on the 13th.
(First: Episode 0136)
Fish Cowboy Hat
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie tries to put a pot on Bert's head. Bert asks Ernie why he's doing that, and Ernie says that he broke a cookie jar. Ernie has to put the cookies somewhere, so he put them in the sugar bowl – and put the sugar in the flowerpot, which meant that he had to put the flower in a milk bottle. He put the milk in the soda bottle, the soda into the fishbowl, and the fish in Bert's cowboy hat. Bert asks, "Now what am I going to wear when I want to play cowboy?" Ernie puts the pot on Bert's head and says, "Ride 'em, cowboy, Bert!"
(First: Episode 0305)
Film Drummer Telephone (0:39)
Cartoon T es para telefono
Film Letter H hoist
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0336)
SCENE 4 Brother Kirk explains that a "shout" is like a square dance where he tells participants what to do, and they do it. After the kids arrange themselves, he leads them in "The Hokey Pokey".
Cartoon H for hola (Spanish soundtrack).
Film Jerry Nelson narrates a story about a green Muppet hand that learns to spin a top.
Film The Mad Painter #11
(First: Episode 0329)
Cartoon Frances Fairy displays several F words.
(First: Episode 0335)
Grover and Polly sing Alphabet
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover and Polly say the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0281)
Cartoon H is for horseshoe.
(First: Episode 0020) (repeat)
Muppets The Amazing Mumford's Suspension Act
(First: Episode 0292)
Film the kids form a triangle and a square.
(First: Episode 0300)
Cartoon A bully says the alphabet to a mild-mannered gardener, who hits him in the face with a pie at the end.
(First: Episode 0279)
SCENE 5 In the arbor, Luis asks some kids to identify the rectangles in his picture.
Cartoon A big elephant and a small elephant make lowercase Hs come out of their trunks.
Artist: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0162)
Muppets Bob and the Anything Muppets sing "The People in Your Neighborhood": Dentist and Bus Driver.
(First: Episode 0106)
Cartoon Henson: Eleven Cheer
(First: Episode 0273)
Muppets Hands count to 11.
(First: Episode 0183)
SCENE 6 On the steps of 123 Sesame Street, Brother Kirk tells the kids he wants to sing a sing a song about Harriet Tubman because very few people realize how important black people have been in America's history. Maria asks if she's the one who did so much to free the slaves. Brother Kirk talks about the Underground Railroad and explains what slavery was before singing "The Ballad of Harriet Tubman".
Muppets Ernie & BertBert tells Ernie to put away his toys, and Ernie devises a system of arranging them. Unfortunately, all the categories he names apply only to his toy fire engine.
(First: Episode 0281)
Cartoon "It's A Lovely Eleven Morning"
Artist: Bud Luckey
1095q Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit and Grover demonstrate "here" and "there."
(First: Episode 0277)
Celebrity The New York Mets make 13 hits in a row, but miss on the 14th.
(First: Episode 0161)
Film Penguins take a bath.
Music: Joe Raposo
Muppets Marty uses a chain to make shapes.
(First: Episode 0232)
SCENE 7 Brother Kirk sings "Stay By Me" as Bob says goodbye to the viewer.


  • The script for this episode also includes lyrics for "Ballad of Crispus Attucks" and "Ballad of Martin Luther King" but the segments were deleted from the outline.

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