Sesame Street
Air date December 4, 1972
Season Season 4 (1972-1973)
Sponsors A, F, 6
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Bob greets the viewer, and thinks he hears the sound of the milkshake machine inside Hooper's Store. He goes in and asks David for a milkshake, and David jokingly gives him a glass of wood shavings from the board he was drilling.
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Cartoon "I'm six years old today!"
Artist: Jim Simon
(First: Episode 0357)
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Muppets Lefty tries to sell Ernie a STOP sign.
(First: Episode 0134)
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Cartoon Frances Fairy displays several F words.
(First: Episode 0335)
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Insert Sitting at the counter in Hooper's Store, Big Bird wonders what it would be like to be short, so he tells Mr. Hooper he's going to do some imagining. He closes his eyes and Big Bird sees himself small enough to walk around on the counter where he interacts with, compared now to his tiny stature, is a large bowl of ice cream and large squeak toy which scares him now because he's so small. When Mr. Hooper cleans up, Big Bird notes that he's now too small to notice, so he imagines himself back to reality. Mr. Hooper leans in to Big Bird from overhead to excuse himself, making Big Bird wonder if he's still imagining. The camera pulls back to reveal Mr. Hooper standing on a step ladder, and Big Bird resolves to being his normal size again.
(First: Episode 0212)
Aapestory
Cartoon A story about an ape and a bird, using the letter A.
Artist: John Paratore
(First: Episode 0158)
Song.LittleBit02
Song Joe Raposo sings "A Little Bit."
(First: Episode 0160)
MagicianNumbers
Cartoon A magician tries to pull a rabbit out of his hat, but instead finds the numbers 1-20, which the rabbit repeats at the end.
(First: Episode 0337)
1800-17
Cartoon Cloud blows things FFFFFFFF
(First: Episode 0387)
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Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Cookie Monster drinks both of Kermit's glasses of milk, which he was going to use to explain "more" and "less". When Kermit insults Cookie Monster, several of Cookie Monster's monster pals gang up on Kermit, prompting him to point out that now there are more monsters and less frogs.
(First: Episode 0004)
Noimage
SCENE 2 Maria paints the letter A on an easel, and makes it disappear by saying "Abracadabra!"
Alligatortoon
Cartoon A man displays the capital and lowercase A, and explains what an alligator is.
(First: Episode 0006)
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Film Counting six oryx
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0410)
Phone
Muppets Simon Soundman comes to Ernie's apartment because he has some car trouble and needs to use Ernie's phone, but Ernie doesn't understand what he is trying to say.
(First: Episode 0132)
Flyfrogcartoon
Cartoon A self-proclaimed "handsome" fly (voiced by Casey Kasem) is indignant about appearing in a segment about the letter F with a "fat and ugly" frog. The frog solves the problem by eating the fly.
(First: Episode 0034)
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Muppets The Anything Muppets cheer about the letter F. (version 1)
(First: Episode 0092)
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SCENE 3 Bob plays a sorting game with the kids: an alphabet block doesn't belong with a group of round things.
Shot.queenof6
Animation The Queen of Six explores her garden.
(First: Episode 0223)
Cartoon f flower
Cartoon A flower picks up a man and says he smells beautiful.
(First: Episode 0284)
Lourawls1969
Celebrity Lou Rawls sings the alphabet song to a group of kids.
(First: Episode 0043)
Alligatortoon
Cartoon A man displays the capital and lowercase A, and explains what an alligator is. (repeat)
Stopcartoon
Cartoon The O in STOP bounces around, and the other letters tell it to stop.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0149)
BusStop
Muppets Cookie Monster explains the purpose of the Bus Stop sign, however the bus zooms pasts him. Resulting in Cookie Monster ripping the part of the sign mentioning STOP.
(First: Episode 0192)
1957-Lines
Animation Three lines attempt to individually reach the top of the TV screen, but fail. They succeed after they combine all of their lengths.
(First: Episode 0288)
Snowshoes-garbage
Film A man (Barry Simpson) puts on snowshoes to bring his trash out.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0281)
Noimage
SCENE 4 Maria paints the letter F on the easel, and makes it fly.
1800-17
Cartoon Cloud blows things FFFFFFFF (repeat)
ErnieBertPizzaGrapeJuice1
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie and Bert have pizza and grape juice. Bert complains that Ernie has more of each, so Ernie tries to make it even by eating some of his pizza and drinking some of his grape juice, but then Bert has more. And so on.
(First: Episode 0256)
More-1232
Cartoon The more a man inflates a balloon with a tire pump, the less room he has.
Artist: Bob Kurtz
(First: Episode 0294)
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Film Counting to 20.
Madpainter6
Film The Mad Painter #6
(First: Episode 0335)
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Cartoon Donnie Budd counts six snails, six ships, and six whales.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0324)
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SCENE 5 Bob encounters a Muppet kid who is sad because the flowers in his flower bed are looking droopy. Bob observes that there are a lot of weeds among the flowers, and explains why it's important to remove them. Oscar prefers weeds over flowers.
Flyfrogcartoon
Cartoon F for fly & frog (repeat)
Grover-F
Muppets Grover makes the sound of the letter F, which blows the letter further and further away until it flies off-screen with a loud crash.
(First: Episode 0236)
Moremoths
Cartoon More and more moths appear, and devour a man's clothes.
Artist: Bob Kurtz
(First: Episode 0294)
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Film A man writes the word ME in the snow.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0294)
No6b
Film "Six Song (Song of Six)."
(First: Episode 0011)
KermTwiddBugParty
Muppets Kermit the Frog counts six happy little Twiddlebugs, and when he is finished, the Twiddlebugs have a party.
(First: Episode 0280)
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SCENE 6 Big Bird sings "Everyone Makes Mistakes".
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Cartoon A flea circus performs feats beginning with the letter F.
(First: Episode 0309)
EB.Ernieforgot
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie comes from finishing his bath, and tells Bert that there's something that he forgot. Bert asks if he's washed behind his ears, his neck, and his elbows. Finally, Ernie remembers that he forgot to turn off the water in the tub -- as the water level rises.
(First: Episode 0347)
Ostrichfilm
Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Ostriches walk and run. (piano music)
(First: Episode 0339)
Cartoon f flower
Cartoon A flower picks up a man and says he smells beautiful. (repeat)
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SCENE 7 The sponsors are announced.



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