Sesame Street
Bob sounds out words
Air date November 15, 1972
Season Season 4 (1972-1973)
Sponsors E, W, 4
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Picture Segment Description
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.
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.
Film Four Song (Song of Four)
(First: Episode 0006)
Song A girl invites the listener to "Swing Up High."
Music: Joe Raposo
Cartoon Kids around the world say "ME."
(First: Episode 0389)
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.
Cartoon A circle becomes a clock, balloon, sun, etc.
(First: Episode 0358)
Muppets Little Jerry and the Monotones sing "Proud."
Cartoon Donnie Budd counts four lions.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0300)
Film A rhino and her baby
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)
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).
Muppets Grover sings "Still, We Like Each Other".
(First: Episode 0395)
Cartoon A boy gets lost, and encounters a man with a yo-yo, who tells him to remember everything he passed.
Artist: Jeff Hale
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.
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.
SCENE 5 Susan and Luis sing "No Matter What Your Language."
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)
Song Luis sings "Three of These Things" with three kids with umbrellas and one unlucky kid without one.
Animation Scanimate Films #4
(First: Episode 0132)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Everybody Run."
(First: Episode 0372)
Celebrity Pat Paulsen says the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0067)
Film The Mad Painter #4
(First: Episode 0344)
Animation Slide puzzle: Ernie
(First: Episode 0403)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover asks Brian to explain which of them is "you" and which is "me."
(First: Episode 0294)
SCENE 6 Bob sounds out the word PAPER, as shredded mounds of paper fall on him.
Muppets Anything Muppets (including Farley) shout "E!"
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
SCENE 7 Bob now puts together the word WIG, and a wig suddenly appears on his head.
Film 1-20 Ice Skaters
Music: Joe Raposo
Cartoon W For Wilbur
(First: Episode 0366)
Film A kid narrates footage of a termite colony.
Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper asks, "Would ya like one?"
Insert Three of These Kids are playing policeman, but the other one is playing fireman.
Cartoon A clam tells a fisherman why he's not catching any fish: he pulled all the plants out of the pond.
Film Four Song (Song of Four) (repeat)
Muppets Grover sees the word "me" and shouts the word.
(First: Episode 0205)
Animation Scanimate Films #4 (repeat)
SCENE 8 The kids teach the Count how to count to 20 in Spanish.
Cartoon A man saws a letter E through the wall. (repeat)
Film Kids count 18 backflips.
Music: Joe Raposo
Dot Bridge 04 third red
Cartoon Dot Bridge #4: Third dot wants to be red
(First: Episode 0001)
Cartoon Donnie Budd counts four lions. (repeat)
Cartoon Adding up five ladybugs and five lizards
(First: Episode 0277)
SCENE 9 Goodbye

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