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Sesame Street
Air date December 21, 1972
Season Season 4 (1972-1973)
Sponsors E, W, 8
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Maria shows the viewer what the Sesame Street sign looks like without its E’s.
Cartoon A man saws a letter E through the wall.
(First: Episode 0370)
Muppets Cookie Monster and Ernie: During Ernie's naptime, Cookie Monster tries to steal and eat Ernie's pillow by distracting him with a bell.
(First: Episode 0035)
SCENE 2 Luis and some kids notice a broken vase with a baseball next to it. They find Big Bird wearing a baseball glove and holding a bat, and question him on the broken vase. Big Bird imagines that a clown (Gordon) was juggling baseballs, then that a carnival barker (Bob) used the vase as a decoy for a customer (Maria), but eventually confesses that he broke the vase.
Animation "The King of Eight"
(First: Episode 0225)
SCENE 3 Mr. Snuffleupagus joins Big Bird in playing baseball. He throws his famous Snuffleball pitch, which breaks Luis’s vase again. Snuffy goes home to practice some more, and Luis becomes cross with Big Bird, who claims Snuffy did it.
Film Detective Fred (Joe Raposo) is sent by his boss (Danny Epstein) to locate the number 20. Throughout the office and on the streets of New York, Fred tracks down the numbers 11 through 18 in numerical order by spying his surroundings. When he finds his way to Apartment 19, he discovers it is occupied by a gorilla, who leads him directly to the elusive 20.
(First: Episode 0277)
Round Objects.JPG
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit tries to demonstrate what round is, with the help of a wisecracking ball. He introduces Kermit to his "daddy," a basketball.
(First: Episode 0107)
Wild wind.jpg
Cartoon An anthropomorphic cloud blows a wild wind disturbing some farm animals.
(First: Episode 0407)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie eats one of the two pieces of chocolate cake that Bert was saving for their dessert. Bert sees Ernie holding a fork in one hand and a napkin with some chocolate on it in the other--and in front of him is a plate full of chocolate-cake crumbs. When Bert accuses Ernie of eating the cake, Ernie tells Bert that a monster came in, ate Bert's cake, and framed Ernie. Bert doesn't believe Ernie's lie. But when Bert leaves the room, Beautiful Day Monster comes in and does exactly what Ernie told Bert happened to the first piece. Ernie tries to explain, but Bert says, "I don't want to talk about it."
(First: Episode 0119)
Cartoon W For Wilbur
(First: Episode 0366)
Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Skeleton fish.
(First: Episode 0287)
Film David (in voiceover) finds a circle in an overhead view.
Muppets Kermit's Lectures - Kermit watches some live bears do exercises.
(First: Episode 0044)
Cartoon E for Eel
(First: Episode 0408)
SCENE 4 Maria and the kids look up and see Alphabet Bates skywrite the letter E (First: Episode 0061).
Muppets Anything Muppets (including Farley) shout "E!"
(First: Episode 0408)
CT Wordsworth EXIT.jpg
Cartoon A young hipster dog explains to C.T. Wordsworth what an EXIT is.
(First: Episode 0281)
Muppets Caveman Days: EXIT sign
(First: Episode 0300)
Cartoon Two kids argue over whose chair it is, until the dog suggests they share the chair.
(First: Episode 0369)
Cast Bob puts his basketball away (2:36)
Song "Eight Song (Song of Eight)”
(First: Episode 0016)
Muppets The Anything Muppets sing "Octopus' Garden."
(First: Episode 0019)
Film David asks the viewer to find some triangles in a fence.
Cartoon "Candy Man"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0359)
Muppets Kermit talks about "top" and "bottom" using a stack of boxes Grover carries.
SCENE 5 Big Bird recites a poem about the grasshopper.
Film Grasshopper (harpsichord 50s-style music)
(First: Episode 0084)
Wally Ralph suitcase.jpg
Cast Wally and Ralph are about to go on a trip. They attempt to carry off an empty suitcase and a pile of stuff (shirts, pants, socks, tennis rackets, baseball gloves). They finally get the idea that it would be easier if they put the stuff in the suitcase.
(First: Episode 0319)
Cartoon I Thought a Thought ... about circles. (Spanish)
Artist: Cliff Roberts
Luis exit.jpg
Cast Luis looks for the exit in a brick room.
(First: Episode 0407)
Film A baby messes around (literally) with a chocolate cookie, as Cookie Monster (in voice-over) wishes it were for him.
(First: Episode 0407)
Cartoon A man explains that the letter E begins both Enter and Exit. Another man named Roy runs through the doors.
(First: Episode 0406)
Film David asks the viewer to find a rectangle and two circles in the picture of a doorbell.
Cartoon E for Eel (repeat)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Cookie Monster and Genelle say the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0320)
SCENE 6 The sponsors are announced.

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