Sesame Street
Air date April 4, 1972
Season Season 3 (1971-1972)
Sponsors T, X, 4
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TerribleTroll01

StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Susan introduces today's sponsors by counting four kids, and by forming the letter X with her forearms.
AlphonsoX
Cartoon The great Alphonso and his trained X's
(First: Episode 0299)
Caveman-exit
Muppets Caveman Days: EXIT sign
(First: Episode 0300)
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SCENE 2 Mr. Snuffleupagus dances the Snuffy Shuffle.
DrawHorse
Cartoon A horse is drawn as kids guess what it is.
CowboyX
Cartoon The Story of Cowboy X, with the voices of Jean Shepherd
(First: Episode 0325)
Scanimate4
Animation Scanimate Films #4
(First: Episode 0132)
4-Cheerleaders
Muppets Four Anything Muppet cheerleaders give four big cheers for the number 4. (Spanish version)
(First: Episode 0368)
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)
Big Bird Shola sticks
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentBig Bird and Shola demonstrate a big stick versus a little stick.
(First: Episode 0306)
Tisfortrash
Cartoon "Poverty T
(First: Episode 0020)
Onelittlepenguin
Film Sesame Street Animal Films: A kid recites a poem about adding penguins.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0255)
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)
Pelicans
Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Swimming and flying pelicans.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0322)
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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SCENE 3 In song, Molly demonstrates same and different using balloons.
Song.newlife
Song Joe Raposo sings "New Life."
(First: Episode 0281)
Grover
Muppets Grover sings "What Do I Do When I'm Alone?"
(First: Episode 0269)
PsychABC
Cartoon "Alphabet Imagination": A female voice quickly recites the alphabet followed by a male voice narrating each letter in a series of psychedelic vignettes.
(First: Episode 0345)
Song.NoMatterHowYouCountThem
Muppets A Carmen Miranda-style Anything Muppet sings "No Matter How You Count Them, they come out the same!"
(First: Episode 0227)
4fiddle
Cartoon Donnie Budd counts four lions.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0300)
Cookie-Galletitas
Muppets An Anything Muppet girl adds 4 galletitas (cookies) in Spanish. Cookie Monster interrupts, then eats all the cookies when he learns the Spanish meaning.
(First: Episode 0327)
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SCENE 4 Luis plays “La Víbora de la Mar” with the kids.
400013
Cartoon T for top
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0298)
Madpainter4
Film The Mad Painter #4
(First: Episode 0344)
Upsidedowncone
Muppets Happening upon the ice cream man, Ernie wants to buy a chocolate - strawberry - peach - vanilla - banana - pistachio - peppermint - lemon - orange - butterscotch ice cream cone, but the ice cream vendor instead gives him a butterscotch - orange - lemon - peppermint - pistachio - banana - vanilla - peach - strawberry - chocolate ice cream cone.
(First: Episode 0133)
SSBrandX
Cartoon Brand X
(First: Episode 0299)
Xmarksthespot
Muppets Sherlock Hemlock sings "X Marks the Spot!"
(First: Episode 0351)
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SCENE 5 Molly and Luis ask the kids to identify what's wrong in the pictures they see.
TodaysDrawing.Nurse2
Animation Today's Secret Drawing will be a nurse. (Spanish version)
Grover--Exit (Original Version)
Muppets Grover explains the word "EXIT" with some Anything Muppets running over him as they run through the exit.
(First: Episode 0210)
CT Wordsworth EXIT
Cartoon A young hipster dog explains to C.T. Wordsworth what an EXIT is.
(First: Episode 0281)
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SCENE 6 Molly demonstrates top and bottom using a glass, then her mailbag.
SimonTransportationSounds
Muppets Simon 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)
Film-EagleRoads
Film Kids comment over footage of an eagle's view of different kinds of roads.
Music: Joe Raposo
EBBigBird
Muppets Ernie & Bert — Ernie is tall, Bert taller, and Big Bird is the tallest (and he also breaks the ceiling).
(First: Episode 0284)
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SCENE 7 The sponsors are announced.


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