Sesame Street
Air date December 15, 1972
Season Season 4 (1972-1973)
Sponsors V, X, 4
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HiFriend

StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Maria greets the viewer, and hears Oscar throwing trash out of his trash can, which puts him in a musical mood. He sings “I Love Trash”, and Maria begins putting the trash back into his can.
CowboyX
Cartoon The Story of Cowboy X, with the voices of Jean Shepherd
(First: Episode 0325)
Xmarksthespot
Muppets Sherlock Hemlock sings "X Marks the Spot!"
(First: Episode 0351)
SpeechBalloon.Xray
Cartoon Speech Balloon: X for X-ray
(First: Episode 0064)
Scrapyard baler
Film A magnetic scrapyard baler is used to lift cars into a compacter.
(First: Episode 0024)
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SCENE 2 Mr. Snuffleupagus, having nothing to do today, happens upon Bob and Luis about to plant some flowers. Snuffy decides to help water the flowers, and squirts them with his snuffle, making each one think the other is squirting them with the hose.
Frogflycartoon
Cartoon What if a frog and a fly switched bodies? What do you think would happen?
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0406)
Scanimate4
Animation Scanimate Films #4
(First: Episode 0132)
Madpainter4
Film The Mad Painter #4
(First: Episode 0344)
4fiddle
Cartoon Donnie Budd counts four lions.
(First: Episode 0300)
V-vine
Cartoon Violet climbs a vine with V words.
(First: Episode 0389)
MariaDavid-Spaghetti01
Cast Part 1: David and Maria dine on spaghetti. Maria polishes off her plate in a short time, but David starts to eat each strand individually, which takes very long...
Kermitgroverladder
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Grover helps Kermit demonstrate "long" and "short" by picking up a short ladder. Then Kermit says he'll help Grover bring in a long ladder, but Grover says he'll get it alone. He carries the long ladder past Kermit, who's amazed that Grover can get it all by himself. When the other end of the ladder passes by, Grover is holding that end too.
(First: Episode 0276)
MariaDavid-Spaghetti02
Cast Part 2: David's plate is about half-empty.
George tallershorter
Film George the Farmer's ladder gets longer and shorter, as does his box of berries.
(First: Episode 0289)
MariaDavid-Spaghetti03
Cast Part 3: Maria has fallen asleep by now, but wakes up when David finally finishes eating his spaghetti. He then beckons a waiter (Bob) to bring him another serving...
Film-SealNoises
Film Seals make noise.
(First: Episode 0279)
AlphonsoX
Cartoon The great Alphonso and his trained X's
(EKA: Episode 0299)
1800-11
Film City alphabet (Joe Raposo instrumental with kid voiceover)
(First: Episode 0132)
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Film Bridge #10 Brick Bridge A (0:40)
Imlittleyourebig
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentBig Bird tells Shola that he's been having some trouble figuring out big and little. Shola says that she's little and Big Bird is big. Big Bird says, "Oh! That must be why they call me Big Bird." Shola answers, "Yeah! You're Big Bird. I'm Shola."
(First: Episode 0306)
Film-GoldfishView
Film While watching her goldfish, a girl wonders what the world is like from her goldfish's perspective.
(First: Episode 0288)
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Film Bridge #11 Brick Bridge B (0:41)
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SCENE 3 Luis and the kids try to replicate a picture of a beach by putting each item in its proper place.
PaddleballCount
Cartoon A boy tries to count to twenty while playing with a paddleball, but gets interrupted by a bird.
(First: Episode 0152)
AMs-BusStop
Muppets Three Anything Muppets (including Farley) wait for a bus at a bus stop. To their surprise, the bus is very small, and two small Muppets get off of it.
(First: Episode 0189)
1285-BUS
Cartoon The word BUS
(EKA: Episode 0277)
Cosby4Kids-2
Celebrity Bill Cosby tries to count 4 kids.
(First: Episode 0176)
No4
Film Four Song (Song of Four)
(First: Episode 0006)
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SCENE 4 Maria plays “One of These Things” using pictures of houses.
Ralph.Wally.hat
Cast Wally and Ralph: Putting a cap on ready for baseball.
(First: Episode 0373)
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SCENE 5 Big Bird recites a short poem about leopards.
Film-Leopard
Film Footage of a leopard in the plain.
(First: Episode 0364)
HiFriend
Song Bob sings "Hi Friend" with two Martians.
Scanimate4
Animation Scanimate Films #4 (repeat)
(First: Episode 0132)
TheTradingGame
Muppets Guy Smiley hosts "The Trading Game" with contestants Oscar the Grouch and Sally Screamer.
(First: Episode 0279)
SpeechBalloon.Xray
Cartoon Speech Balloon: X for X-ray (repeat)
(First: Episode 0064)
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SCENE 6 Oscar recites a short poem about jackrabbits.
Film.Jackrabbit
Film Jack Rabbit
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0390)
Fish Cowboy Hat
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie tries to put a pot on Bert's head. Bert asks Ernie why he's doing that, and Ernie says that he broke a cookie jar. Ernie has to put the cookies somewhere, so he put them in the sugar bowl – and put the sugar in the flowerpot, which meant that he had to put the flower in a milk bottle. He put the milk in the soda bottle, the soda into the fishbowl, and the fish in Bert's cowboy hat. Bert asks, "Now what am I going to wear when I want to play cowboy?" Ernie puts the pot on Bert's head and says, "Ride 'em, cowboy, Bert!"
(First: Episode 0305)
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SCENE 7 The sponsors are announced and the credits roll.


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