Sesame Street
Oscar warns everyone that it's going to rain
Air date December 5, 1972
Season Season 4 (1972-1973)
Sponsors F, H, 7
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 David finishes painting a chair, and is about to make a "wet paint" sign, when Sam the Robot offers to do it for him. The first sign he generates is too small, then the next one is too big. David shows Sam the kind of size he wants for his sign, and Sam starts spewing signs all over the place.
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Film A girl gets a pair of earrings, intercut with shots of other people's earrings.
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Cartoon A mad scientist puts together a capital H.
(First: Episode 0284)
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Cartoon The Alligator King
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0411)
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Film George the Farmer is near when he's on a barrel; he's far when he's on the porch.
(First: Episode 0235)
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Cartoon "That's About the Size of It"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0279)
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SCENE 2 Oscar is sick of hearing David, Bob, Susan and the kids play nearby, so he calls them over and tells them it's going to rain, but they don't believe him. Oscar conjures up a plan ...
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit and Tracy demonstrate "close" and "far".
(First: Episode 0129)
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Cartoon "Poverty H
(First: Episode 0020)
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SCENE 3 Oscar sets up a drum near his trashcan, and uses it to make thunder-like sounds, but the gang gets wise to his trick. He thinks up another plan ...
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Film The Mad Painter #7
(First: Episode 0314)
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Cartoon Howard and Harold think of H words
(First: Episode 0284)
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SCENE 4 Oscar attaches a watering can to a lamppost with a string, so when he pulls it, he'll water anyone who gets under the post. This time, David and the gang go along with the trick, pretending they believe Oscar.
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Cartoon H for hello (voice of Gary Owens)
(First: Episode 0020)
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Muppets A long-haired hippie sings "Adding" to Cookie Monster.
(First: Episode 0243)
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SCENE 5 The gang has all dressed up for rainy weather, when it suddenly starts to rain! They all thank Oscar for warning them, which disgusts him.
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Film Letter H hoist
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0336)
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Cast Wally and Ralph: Wally borrows a pencil from Ralph, but he writes using the wrong end.
(First: Episode 0360)
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Film "Seven Song (Song of Seven)"
(First: Episode 0011)
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Cartoon What if an anteater had the features of a giraffe?
Artist: Cliff Roberts
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Cast Maria, Susan, Luis and David put together a fractured letter H.
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Kangaroo Blues."
(First: Episode 0277)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — Bert is reading a book when Ernie startles him by asking if he wants to play checkers. Bert says, "I thought maybe you weren't here!" Ernie starts to search to see if he can find himself.
(First: Episode 0171)
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Cartoon Cloud blows things FFFFFFFF
(First: Episode 0387)
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Cartoon Batman and Robin attempt to capture the Joker, but also teach a lesson about crossing the street safely. Holy manhole!
(First: Episode 0090)
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Cartoon H for hola (Spanish soundtrack).
(First: Episode 0362)
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SCENE 6 Susan plays a sorting game: a banana doesn't belong with baseball gear.
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Muppets Sherlock Hemlock tries to figure out why there is a mess outside. He speculates that the Twiddlebugs made a mess after a Twiddlebug dance.
(First: Episode 0178)
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Film "Seven Song (Song of Seven)" (repeat)
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Muppets Grover and Oscar recite the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0229)
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Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Footage of a rattlesnake
(First: Episode 0294)
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Cartoon The Alligator King (repeat)
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Film Lemurs rest on tree branches.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0390)
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SCENE 7 Kids demonstrate the word cerrado by closing doors, a box, and Big Bird's beak.
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Cartoon Howard and Harold think of H words (repeat)
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Film A little horse gets near and far from the camera.
(First: Episode 0279)
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Celebrity James Earl Jones counts to 10.
(First: Episode 0005)
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Cartoon "Poverty H(repeat)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — Bert says that he and Ernie are looking at the "Mysterious Nose-Snatcher." Ernie, disagreeing, walks closer and closer to the camera to see. His face begins to black out the screen...but when he moves back into view, his nose is missing!
(First: Episode 0005)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #3: Last dot shows up early
(First: Episode 0001)
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Film Letter H hoist (repeat)
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Film Peaceful music and seagulls are heard at the docks as a voiceover says "light" and "dark" while the sun sets.
(First: Episode 0414)
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SCENE 8 The sponsors are announced.



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