Sesame Street
Luis makes a phone call with Sam the Machine
Air date November 15, 1972
Season Season 4 (1972-1973)
Sponsors E, W, 4
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
Noimage
SCENE 1 Gordon greets the viewer by waving four of his hands. Big Bird is amazed by this, not realizing Gordon has help from a young child behind him.
AdamTGlaser
Muppets Western: A cowboy comes to see Adam T. Glaser, who is such a jack-of-all-trades that he forgets what a dentist does.
No4
Film Four Song (Song of Four)
(First: Episode 0006)
Swingalonewithme
Song A girl invites the listener to "Swing Up High."
Music: Joe Raposo
Aroundtheworldme
Cartoon Kids around the world say "ME."
(First: Episode 0389)
Noimage
SCENE 2 Luis tries to get to Hooper's Store to place a phone call, but runs into Sam the Robot on the way. Sam claims he has a telephone apparatus. Luis dials the number and Sam freaks out, exhausting a blast of smoke and spilling spare change; he claims that Luis has dialed the wrong number. Luis insists it was right, but tries again anyway, eliciting the same result. Luis, annoyed by Sam's arrogance, cools down and realizes something - he was going to call his brother about borrowing five bucks, but with all the change Sam as spilled, he won't need to.
1927-Circles
Cartoon A circle becomes a clock, balloon, sun, etc.
(First: Episode 0358)
SSProud
Muppets Little Jerry and the Monotones sing "Proud."
4fiddle
Cartoon Donnie Budd counts four lions.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0300)
Film-MomRhino
Film A rhino and her baby
2059h
Cartoon A man saws a letter E through the wall.
(First: Episode 0370)
Wild wind
Cartoon An anthropomorphic cloud blows a wild wind disturbing some farm animals.
(EKA: Episode 0407)
Noimage
SCENE 3 Oscar reacts to the last segment, wishing he could blow like the wind. He imagines having such a power, blowing away trees, mailboxes, and his pesky neighbors. Back in reality, the adults spoil his fantasy by pointing out the helpful aspects of wind (such as cooling folks off and flying kites).
Song.stillwelike
Muppets Grover sings "Still, We Like Each Other".
(First: Episode 0395)
Yoyoman.boygetslost
Cartoon A boy gets lost, and encounters a man with a yo-yo, who tells him to remember everything he passed.
Artist: Jeff Hale
Wombat
SCENE 4 Oscar and the kids watch a film about Itchy the Wombat (First: Episode 0008), counting his legs in voice-over. Afterwards, the film has made Oscar feel itchy and the kids scratch him.
WaiterGroverBaconEggs
Muppets Waiter Grover: Mr. Johnson orders bacon and eggs, but he can't decide how many of each he wants. Mr. Johnson says that Grover takes too long and asks for two hot dogs and two pickles for lunch. Grover then throws a tantrum in the kitchen.
Noimage
SCENE 5 Susan and Luis sing "No Matter What Your Language."
EforEel
Cartoon E for Eel
Wally and Ralph rain box
Cast Wally and Ralph: Wally thanks Ralph for a box of stuff he's been gifted, but worries about how he'll get home in the rain without getting wet. He empties the box's contents to use as a covering on his head, but now he has nothing to carry all that stuff with.
(First: Episode 0359)
OOTTRain
Song Luis sings "Three of These Things" with three kids with umbrellas and one unlucky kid without one.
Scanimate4
Animation Scanimate Films #4
(First: Episode 0132)
1836m
Song Joe Raposo sings "Everybody Run."
(First: Episode 0372)
PatPulsen-Alphabet
Celebrity Pat Paulsen says the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0067)
Madpainter4
Film The Mad Painter #4
(First: Episode 0344)
3911j
Animation Slide puzzle: Ernie
(First: Episode 0403)
GroverBrian
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover asks Brian to explain which of them is "you" and which is "me."
(First: Episode 0294)
Noimage
SCENE 6 Bob sounds out the word PAPER, as shredded mounds of paper fall on him.
1446c
Muppets Anything Muppets (including Farley) shout "E!"
BreadMilkButter
Cartoon "I Can Remember": A little girl remembers what to buy at the store (A loaf of bread, a container of milk, and a stick of butter) by visualizing her mother giving the instructions.
Artist: Jim Simon
Noimage
SCENE 7 Bob now puts together the word WIG, and a wig suddenly appears on his head.
1041skate
Film 1-20 Ice Skaters
Music: Joe Raposo
Wilbur
Cartoon W For Wilbur
(First: Episode 0366)
Film-Termites
Film A kid narrates footage of a termite colony.
Harvey1
Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper asks, "Would ya like one?"
3Kids.policeman
Insert Three of These Kids are playing policeman, but the other one is playing fireman.
Toon.Clam
Cartoon A clam tells a fisherman why he's not catching any fish: he pulled all the plants out of the pond.
No4
Film Four Song (Song of Four) (repeat)
GroverYellsMe
Muppets Grover sees the word "me" and shouts the word.
(First: Episode 0205)
Scanimate4
Animation Scanimate Films #4 (repeat)
Noimage
SCENE 8 The kids teach the Count how to count to 20 in Spanish.
2059h
Cartoon A man saws a letter E through the wall. (repeat)
Countingbackflips
Film Kids count 18 backflips.
Music: Joe Raposo
Dot Bridge 04 third red
Cartoon Dot Bridge (third dot wants to be red)
(First: Episode 0001)
4fiddle
Cartoon Donnie Budd counts four lions. (repeat)
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0300)
5ladybugs
Cartoon Adding up five ladybugs and five lizards
(First: Episode 0277)
Noimage
SCENE 9 Goodbye


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