Sesame Street
Grover helps at the Fix-It Shop
Air date March 22, 1972
Season Season 3 (1971-1972)
Sponsors I, J, 4
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Susan observes that today is a very cold day and believes it might even snow.
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Cartoon "I in the Sky"
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentCookie Monster and Genelle say the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0320)
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Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper asks a man, "Do you want me to keep an eye on your hat?" The man says yes. Harvey then puts a letter I on top of the man's hat, crushing it in the process.
(First: Episode 0288)
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Film Ostriches walk and run. (piano music)
(First: Episode 0339)
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SCENE 2 Grover drops by the Fix-It Shop, where Rafael tells him that business is slow today. He puts Grover in charge while he runs to the bank. Grover feels bad that there aren't things for Rafael to fix, so he starts looking around for some.
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Muppets Four Anything Muppet cheerleaders give four big cheers for the number 4.
(First: Episode 0132)
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SCENE 3 Antonio and the kids play with a wind-up toy, as Grover watches. The youngsters head inside for some hot cocoa, while Grover notices the wind-up toy moving slower and slower until it stops. Grover believes the toy is broken and carries it off back to the Fix-It Shop.
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Animation Scanimate Films #4
(First: Episode 0132)
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Film A kid recites a poem about adding penguins.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0255)
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SCENE 4 Grover drops by Big Bird's nest to find something to fix. He notices Big Bird's television has no picture on the screen, believing it must be busted.
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Cartoon A boy and a dog fight over a letter "I."
(First: Episode 0143)
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Cast Jerry Nelson narrates the Alphabet Dancers (Gordon, Maria, Tom, and Bob) forming a capital letter I.
(First: Episode 0289)
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Cartoon I - ice cream.
(First: Episode 0033)
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SCENE 5 Susan discovers the light in her fridge is out and goes to find a new one. While she's gone, Grover wanders in to find something broken. He too sees that the fridge light is out, believing the entire fridge must be broken. He begins dragging it out of the kitchen.
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Song "Starfish"
(First: Episode 0280)
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Cartoon Jughead Jones's J story
(First: Episode 0231)
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SCENE 6 Antonio, Susan, and Big Bird complain about their stolen items. Rafael discovers they're inside the Fix-It Shop, along with an exhausted Grover. He points out to Grover that none of the items are broken; even the fridge's problem is a simple fix. Grover faints when Rafael asks him to take all the items back.
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Transition The screen fills up with fluid.
(First: Episode 0105)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie eats one of the two pieces of chocolate cake that Bert was saving for their dessert. Bert sees Ernie holding a fork in one hand and a napkin with some chocolate on it in the other--and in front of him is a plate full of chocolate-cake crumbs. When Bert accuses Ernie of eating the cake, Ernie tells Bert that a monster came in, ate Bert's cake, and framed Ernie. Bert doesn't believe Ernie's lie. But when Bert leaves the room, Beautiful Day Monster comes in and does exactly what Ernie told Bert happened to the first piece. Ernie tries to explain, but Bert says, "I don't want to talk about it."
(First: Episode 0119)
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Cast Gordon and Tom want to draw houses, but they only have one sheet of paper. They each use half, but they are not pleased with their houses until they cooperate again and connect the lines in the middle to make one big house.
(First: Episode 0271)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon - I: An iron irons the word.
(First: Episode 0314)
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Film Kids comment on a film of the process of peanuts being made into peanut butter.
(First: Episode 0194)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: I for Island.
(First: Episode 0314)
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SCENE 7 Susan sings the "Sorting Song" about people doing winter sports and someone swimming.
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover and Loren count to twenty.
(First: Episode 0290)
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Cartoon A Gary Owens-voiced man attempts to discuss the letter I, but is jeered by an offscreen voice. The man uses him as an example of the word "impolite".
(First: Episode 0032)
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Muppets Lefty wants to sell Ernie a snowman, but it starts to melt, growing smaller and smaller.
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Muppets Bob and the Anything Muppets sing "The People in Your Neighborhood": Fireman and Postman.
(First: Episode 0023)
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Film Kids identify squash in close-ups.
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Muppets Four Anything Muppet cheerleaders give four big cheers for the number 4. (Spanish version)
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SCENE 8 Mr. Hooper talks with the kids about how people and animals keep warm. He claims ocean-dwelling creatures are never cold, such as those found in the next film...
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Film A lobster and a crab.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0317)
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Muppets "The "OP" Family Song"
(First: Episode 0146)
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Cartoon Donnie Budd counts four lions.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0300)
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Film The Mad Painter #4
(First: Episode 0344)
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Cartoon Checkerboard transition cartoon
(First: Episode 0105)
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Muppets An Anything Muppet sings "I'm Cold" in the middle of a blizzard.
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Cartoon Capital I, he's quite a guy
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Muppets A disconsolate Ernie tells Oscar the Grouch that he's lost his Rubber Duckie. Oscar tries to calm Ernie down and says that he'll buy Ernie another one. Ernie says he can't - Rubber Duckie is special and unique. He tells Oscar that Rubber Duckie is "cute, adorable, sweet, cuddly, and makes a wonderful sound." Oscar tells Ernie that he'll bring him a new one.
(First: Episode 0139)
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Film New Bridge #5 - Bounce
(First: Episode 0105)
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Muppets Oscar comes back with a new Duckie, but this one is different - it's a Grouch duckie. They realize that they have different ideas of what is cute and ugly. Ernie thanks Oscar for trying to help - and when he sits down, he hears a familiar squeak. He digs through the stuff on the floor, and finds his Rubber Duckie! Ernie and Oscar argue over which of their toys is the cutest.
(First: Episode 0139)
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Film Kids identify a piece of cabbage in close-up.
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SCENE 9 With snow on the way, Rafael sharpens the kids' sleds and ice skates. Grover wants his skates sharpened as well, but brings a pair of rollerskates. He then gets his ice skates, as the kids begin playing in the sudden snowfall.


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