Sesame Street
Big Bird is all ready for the cold weather
Air date January 16, 1973
Season Season 4 (1972-1973)
Production October 19, 1972
Sponsors N, P, 4
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Bob, Maria, and the kids observe their cold weather clothing as Big Bird joins them. He's been sent a package of winter clothes from his Granny Bird, but he's wearing each item incorrectly. Everyone helps him to dress properly.
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Cartoon P is for Pillow
(First: Episode 0374)
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Muppets The Anything Muppets sing "P Is My Favorite Letter".
(First: Episode 0322)
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Cartoon P Words (including parachute and plug)
(First: Episode 0296)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Touch and Feel".
(First: Episode 0252)
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Muppets A furry, purple creature whooshes to the counter of Hooper's Store and counts 5 apples. He subtracts one, leaving 4.
(First: Episode 0400)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: P - Pin
(First: Episode 0054)
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Muppets The creature returns to subtract one more apple, leaving 3.
(First: Episode 0400)
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Cartoon A letter "P" sits on an island before a rotating sunset. The ridges of the letter "P" moves along the letter and flash in different colors.
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Muppets Again, the creature appears to remove another apple, leaving 2.
(First: Episode 0400)
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Cartoon Jasper thinks that he has lost his elbow, but Julius shows him his elbow by bending his arm.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0410)
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Muppets Another apple is subtracted, thus leaving only 1.
(First: Episode 0400)
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Cartoon A pink circle splits into a cat, and a gray circle splits into a mouse.
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Muppets The creature takes away the last apple, leaving 0.
(First: Episode 0400)
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Cartoon More and more moths appear, and devour a man's clothes.
Artist: Bob Kurtz
(First: Episode 0294)
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Muppets Anything Muppets sing "How Do You Get From Here to There?"
(First: Episode 0374)
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Cartoon The more a man inflates a balloon with a tire pump, the less room he has.
(First: Episode 0294)
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SCENE 2 Oscar the Grouch tells Mr. Hooper that if he gets everyone on the street to throw their garbage in his new Super Grouch Trashcan, he'll give them out as gifts.
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Cartoon "Lowercase n"
(First: Episode 0358)
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SCENE 3 After everyone has filled Oscar's new Super Grouch Trashcan, he says they can all have one, starting with Luis. Luis picks up the can and discovers that it has no bottom, so the trash all falls out onto the street.
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit and Tracy count to 10.
(First: Episode 0120)
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Film A kid recites a poem about adding penguins.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0255)
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Celebrity Bill Cosby counts three kids, but a fourth keeps hiding behind him.
(First: Episode 0154)
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Animation Scanimate Films #4
(First: Episode 0132)
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SCENE 4 Bob and the kids sing "How Many Wheels Has a Roller Skate?".
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Muppets Ernie & BertBert complains that he can't sleep, because Ernie left the faucet dripping. Ernie drowns out the sound of the water dripping with louder noises.
(First: Episode 0131)
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SCENE 5 Oscar recites a poem about "Homes": Horses live in stables / Birds live in a nest / Animals live in dumb places / To live in a trashcan is best.
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Film David narrates some films showing the homes of animals.
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SCENE 6 Mr. Hooper helps the kids find cowboy hats in a picture.
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Cartoon "Lowercase n" (repeat)
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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.
(First: Episode 0408)
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Film A girl named Jennifer visits family friend Mrs. Wilson in the country, and together they pick food from her garden.
(First: Episode 0021)
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Film A letter N drives through a neighborhood.
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Muppets Grover, Big Jeffy, and a Lavender girl have fun scatting to handclapping.
(First: Episode 0294)
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Cartoon A man winds up a toy person and orders it to GO, until the toy snaps back and makes him GO.
(First: Episode 0349)
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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)
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Film Time-lapse of seeds growing.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0416)
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Film Four Song (Song of Four)
(First: Episode 0006)
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Cartoon P is for Pillow (repeat)
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Cartoon A letter "P" sits on an island before a rotating sunset. The ridges of the letter "P" moves along the letter and flash in different colors. (repeat)
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Muppets Story: "The Geefle and the Gonk"
The Geefle and the Gonk, two aliens, learn how to cooperate and gather nectarines together.
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SCENE 7 Maria sings a Sorting Song with shoes.
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Film (LA) Numbers 1-6 (Katz) 0:17
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Cartoon P is for Puddle
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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)
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Animation Scanimate Films #4 (repeat)
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SCENE 8 Everyone's gathered at the window of Hooper's Store when they all begin to notice that it's started snowing. Maria says she needs to replace her worn out boots, Mr. Hooper has to order fuel to keep the store warm, and Luis notes that the snow appears to be sticking so he'll need to retrieve the shovel from his basement. Oscar gloats about having fur to keep him warm, so he'll just stay put and watch the yucchy white snow turn into a beautiful dirty sluch.


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