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The Little Theatre of the Deaf returns
Air date March 20, 1972
Season Season 3 (1971-1972)
Sponsors E, W, 7


StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Molly acts like a pitchman, giving away cards reading the word "YES." A Muppet boy successfully reads the word and she rewards him with the YES card while throwing in a free NO.
Groverkermityes
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Grover tries to read Kermit the Frog's YES sign.
(First: Episode 0322)
Yes toon
Cartoon A man carves a YES and puts it on display.
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SCENE 2 Big Bird wants to invite Linda on a walk, but can't draw her attention from her book. He gets upset, until Maria reminds him that Linda is deaf and couldn't hear him. Maria taps Linda to get her attention. Soon after, David Berman of the Little Theatre of the Deaf comes by to remind Linda of their rehearsal today.
HubleyJazzBirds
Cartoon Birds appear around the numerals one through twenty as jazz music plays.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0134)
0573v
Film Joe Raposo: Swinging Gibbon
(First: Episode 0009)
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SCENE 3 David and the troupe members perform the poem "This is the Key." David helps the kids watching understand the different signs used in the performance.
Fourelephants
Muppets Ernie & BertLefty the Salesman wants to sell Ernie a painting of a tree, which he says is a picture of four elephants. Ernie doesn't see the four elephants, so Lefty offers to show him the elephants if Ernie will buy the picture for a nickel. Lefty points out the elephants, which are actually spaces in the tree's branches. Ernie shells out for the picture. Ernie wants to pull the same trick on Bert, but Bert notices the elephants right away.
(First: Episode 0292)
Wandawitch1
Cartoon "Wanda the Witch"
Animation by Tee Collins
(First: Episode 0001)
AnimalCamouflage
Film Animal camouflage (kid VO's)
Music: Joe Raposo
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SCENE 4 The street residents, Little Theatre troupe and the kids play an imagination game where they pretend to be such things as a ham and cheese sandwich, a merry-go-ground, and then anything they want.
Hubley.Cat
Cartoon A girl tries to lure her cat out from under the chair so she can pick him up.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0187)
Muppets bigandsmall
Muppets A group of Muppets (including Herry Monster) split into two separate teams for a game based on whether they have letters or numbers printed on their shirts. However, one of the small ones points out that they've split into one team of big players and one team of small players. They eventually agree to play Tiddly-Winks.
(First: Episode 0298)
SB--WWater
Cartoon Speech Balloon: W for water
(First: Episode 0062)
1710l
Cartoon W - wallpaper
(First: Episode 0291)
WLovers
Muppets "The National Association of W Lovers"
George overunder
Film George the Farmer demonstrates over and under.
(First: Episode 0230)
Noimage
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Cookie Monster helps Kermit the Frog to demonstrate through.
(First: Episode 0289)
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SCENE 5 David yells out a letter of the alphabet. The Little Theatre troupe then acts out an animal beginning with that letter and the kids have to guess what animal it is.
Eaticecream
Cartoon E ... see me eating a peach
(First: Episode 0001)
ErnDressesBalls
Muppets Ernie wonders what it would be like if everyone was exactly the same, and sees four balls who can't discern each other. Ernie decides to help the balls recognize each other by dressing each of them.
(First: Episode 0166)
FlipWilson-ABCs
Celebrity Flip Wilson shows how his teacher, Miss Johnson, taught the ABCs.
(First: Episode 0151)
Stockard
Film Mad Painter #7
(First: Episode 0314)
Batman-AroundUpThrough
Cartoon Batman apprehends a criminal thanks to knowing about around, up and through.
(First: Episode 0096)
Wilbur
Cartoon W For Wilbur
SB--WWater
Cartoon Speech Balloon: W for water (repeat)
Harvey
Muppets In the park, Harvey Kneeslapper comes up behind a man, asks him, "Wanna see something funny?" and then holds a mirror up. The man sees nothing funny...until he looks at Harvey!
(First: Episode 0283)
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SCENE 6 David, Linda and the others demonstrate some signs that use one, two and three fingers.
Footprints
Cartoon A janitor sweeps up his own footprints the wrong way, then the right way. Just then, a giant centipede leaves tracks all over the floor.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0247)
Film.greentreesnake
Film Green Tree Snake
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0285)
Yes toon
Cartoon A man carves a YES and puts it on display. (repeat)
1446d
Cartoon Speech Balloon: E for egg
A cow hatches a chick, which says "Moo."
(First: Episode 0002)
1090-02
Cartoon Jazz #7 (Spanish version)
(First: Episode 0281)
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SCENE 7 Goodbye


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