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The Bronx Boy's Club visits
Air date March 15, 1972
Season Season 3 (1971-1972)
Sponsors H, V, 12


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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Big Bird witness some boys flying through the air and thinks they can really fly. Gordon introduces him to team leader Julio and the Bronx Boy's Club tumbling team. They're in the neighborhood looking for new members. Luis, seeing how they've just been warming up, asks to see a full trick.
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Cartoon A mad scientist puts together a capital H.
(First: Episode 0284)
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Muppets The Busby Twins want to buy a ham...mer.
(First: Episode 0330)
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Cartoon Small v ... for voom, voice, violin, etc.
Artist: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0167)
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SCENE 2 Tom asks Julio to teach the kids to do some tricks. Antonio doesn't think he can do anything, but is proud when he does a handstand following Julio's instructions.
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Cartoon "I've Got a Mind" -- bouncing a ball (shown in Spanish, then English)
(EKA: Episode 0279)
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Muppets Simon Soundman has the viewers guess what sound he is making. He makes the sound of a train, car, and a horse. When Simon makes the sound of the horse, a cowboy uses his lasso to capture Simon, mistaking him for a real horse.
(First: Episode 0294)
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Film Folk song: Have You Ever Been To The Farm?
(First: Episode 0138)
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SCENE 3 The club's next trick involves a trampoline. Gordon points out that it's all folded up and may take awhile to set up. But, Julio and the team assemble it within seconds.
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Film George the Farmer demonstrates in and out.
(First: Episode 0293)
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Muppets Ernie wants to borrow Herbert Birdsfoot's vacuum cleaner, but he worries about how Herbert will respond. Maybe Herbert's taking a bath, and he'll be so angry at Ernie for interrupting him that he'll tell everyone to never loan Ernie anything ever again!
(First: Episode 0181)
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SCENE 4 Big Bird seeds the team flying in the air once more, thinking now they can actually fly. Instead, he seems them bouncing on the trampoline. As they do various bouncing tricks, Antonio expresses interest in joining their team.
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Cartoon Clouds that look like things.
(First: Episode 0211)
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Muppets Grover the Assistant: Herbert Birdsfoot arranges three blocks for Grover to count. No matter how the blocks are arranged, they still add up to three. Herbert asks Grover to count some oranges as well. Grover confesses that he's good at counting blocks -- but he doesn't know how to count oranges!
(First: Episode 0192)
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Film Kids count 20 penguins going down a slide.
(First: Episode 0232)
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Cartoon Vitamins give vim, vigor and vitality to a droopy V
Artist: John Hubley
(First: Episode 0311)
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Transition Bridge #7 - Rectangle Bridge A
(First: Episode 0290)
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Muppets Two Anything Muppet kids fight over a lollipop. (Spanish version)
(First: Episode 0164)
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Transition Bridge #8 - Rectangle Bridge B
(First: Episode 0290)
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Muppets Two Anything Muppet kids fight over a lollipop.
(First: Episode 0164)
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SCENE 5 Susan sings "One of These Groups" using pictures of groups of fish.
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Film Sesame Street Animal Films: a herd of giraffes move their way through a field.
(EKA: Episode 0316)
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Cartoon Two men, one named Virgil Veep, discuss the letter V as they stand atop a capital V.
(First: Episode 0110)
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Muppets Sherlock Hemlock encounters the letter V.
(First: Episode 0267)
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Cartoon "Imagination V" -- A surreal segment involving the Venus de Milo statue, a violin, a vampire, and vigilantes.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0050)
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Celebrity Bill Cosby plays twins who recite the alphabet together.
(First: Episode 0131)
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Muppets Cookie Monster and Ernie: Ernie and Cookie Monster discuss hope. Ernie has something in a brown paper bag, and asks Cookie Monster what he hopes it is. Cookie Monster hopes that it is a cookie. It turns out that Ernie has ten cookies in the bag.
(First: Episode 0233)
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SCENE 6 Tom comes out from the upper level of the garage carrying hats. He asks Gordon, who sits at the foot of the stairs, to help put them into the nearby carton. They count the twelve hats as they are tossed and stored away.
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Animation Henson Films: Number Twelve Rocks
(First: Episode 0195)
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Cast Mr. Hooper adds 3 chairs as a sportscaster narrates.
(First: Episode 0288)
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Cartoon Vitamins give vim, vigor and vitality to a droopy V (repeat)
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Film Corn grows in a field. (edited)
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0082)
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Film Kids identify broccoli through close-ups.
(First: Episode 0357)
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SCENE 7 Tom takes a nap near Oscar's trash can, where Oscar constantly stirs him with the sounds of building. Oscar reveals he's been fixing his alarm clock, which creates a powerful sound. As Tom yells at him, Oscar says he's going to take a nap too and tells Tom to keep down the noise.
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Cartoon A big elephant and a small elephant make lowercase Hs come out of their trunks.
Artist: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0162)
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Transition Bridge #8 - Rectangle Bridge B (repeat)
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Cast At the Peaceful Hour Restaurant, head waiter David teaches new hire Maria about the IN and OUT doors to the kitchen. This causes problems for fellow waiter Bob, as Tom can't remember which doors to use (and the song he was taught to remember it). Eventually, he comes up with a three-step plan - he applies the words IN and OUT to the doors, then he quits.
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #12: Square remains in corner, and third dot changes color
(First: Episode 0296)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — On a boring day, Ernie suggests some ideas to Bert, but then Bert has an exciting idea of his own. He shows off his bottlecap collection to Ernie, who remembers that he found a Figgy Fizz bottle cap -- the very one that Bert needed to complete his collection.
(First: Episode 0240)
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SCENE 8 As the Boy's Club does more trampoline tricks, Gordon announces the sponsors.


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