Sesame Street
Air date February 2, 1973
Season Season 4 (1972-1973)
Sponsors M, O, 6
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Oscar the Grouch tries to trick everyone into saying the word "no", but David tricks the Grouch and has the last laugh.
Muppets Guy Smiley hosts Here is Your Life, surprising Oak Tree with the story of his life. The guests include Granny Fanny Nesselrode, who planted the tree as an acorn, Cloud and Sun, who gave the tree rain and sunshine, and Marty Table and Sarah Chair, who were made from the tree's friends.
(First: Episode 0406)
Cartoon A cowboy tries to lasso a rolling letter O.
(First: Episode 0286)
Film Letter O hoist
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0338)
Cartoon Donnie Budd counts six snails, six ships, and six whales.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0324)
Muppets Herry Monster holds a sign with the word "NO" on it and tells Ernie that he can make him read his sign. Ernie replies "Oh no you can't!", and eventually gets the joke. He tries it on Bert, but the gag backfires when Bert bets he can get Ernie to read the sign.
(First: Episode 0416)
Cartoon What Do You Do With a Pet?
SCENE 2 At the Fix-it Shop, Big Bird learns about top and bottom from Luis, who uses a box of toys as an example.
Muppets "Would You Like to Buy an O?"
(First: Episode 0364)
Square cartoon
Cartoon A square is fit into many different things, such as a truck, window, television, etc.
(First: Episode 0316)
Film Knock knock. Who's there? The woodpecker!
(First: Episode 0437)
Cartoon King Minus and the Disappearing Dragons
(First: Episode 0345)
Muppets Kermit talks about "top" and "bottom" using a stack of boxes Grover carries.
(First: Episode 0434)
Film "Six Song (Song of Six)."
(First: Episode 0011)
Cartoon La letra O - opera, oeste, orquidea, ojos, ocho, y el orquestra de orangutanes.
(First: Episode 0338)
SCENE 3 Big Bird and Susan play a rhyming game; she tells him to look for something that rhymes with “man”. Big Bird looks around, and encounters Mr. Snuffleupagus, who has a balloon – which doesn’t rhyme with “man”. Big Bird takes the balloon, and tells Susan where he got it from, but she doesn’t believe him. Big Bird keeps on looking …
Cartoon A guru counts to twenty.
(First: Episode 0276)
Big Bird looks in his nest for something that rhymes with “man”. Snuffy returns, this time with a giant can. As Snuffy leaves, Big Bird goes to fetch Susan so he can show her the can.
Cartoon A guru counts to twenty. (Spanish version)
(First: Episode 0276)

Muppets Ernie & Bert — Ernie asks Bert to keep an eye on his pyramid of blocks. The Count walks by, and counts the blocks, moving them out of the pyramid shape. Then he counts them again, putting them back into the pyramid. Bert yells at the Count for moving Ernie's blocks, so the Count counts the blocks again, taking the pyramid apart.
(First: Episode 0406)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: O for Open
(First: Episode 0014)
Film Kids play in the snow.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0292)
Animation The Queen of Six explores her garden.
(First: Episode 0223)
Film Footage of a city neighborhood; includes shots of a sno-cone vendor.
Singer: "¡Linda paloma!"
(First: Episode 0426)
Animation The story of Dan and Nan, as told with words ending in "an."
(First: Episode 0450)
Muppets "If I Knew You Were Coming I'd've Baked a Cake"
(First: Episode 0031)
Cartoon Olga y la letra O
(First: Episode 0364)
Cartoon While fishing one day, a boy catches the letters of the alphabet. Frustrated at not having caught any fish to eat, he decides to use his catch for alphabet soup.
(First: Episode 0004)
Muppets Ernie & BertBert tells Ernie that if he can clean the messy apartment in fifteen seconds or less, he will give Ernie his dessert, ice cream and cookies.
(First: Episode 0033)
SCENE 4 David plays a “Three of These Things” game: three small 6s and one big 6.
Cartoon M is for Moo
Music: Larry Rosen and Charles Myers
(First: Episode 0276)
Celebrity Burt Lancaster says the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0006)
Cartoon Donnie Budd counts six snails, six ships, and six whales. (repeat)
Bread film
Film A couple makes some bread in stop-motion.
SCENE 5 Luis plays a Spanish “Three of These Things” game: three big screwdrivers and one small one.
Cartoon A man teaches his dog Rover how to read the word SIT.
(First: Episode 0304)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Flies on Animals" over footage of animals bugged by pests.
(First: Episode 0449)
Cartoon A cowboy tries to lasso a rolling letter O. (repeat)
Cast Wally and Ralph try to figure out how to set a table. Ralph puts two plates, two cups and two saucers on the table first, leaving Wally with the problem of how to get the tablecloth on under the dishes.
(First: Episode 0351)
Cartoon M for mouse, mud, and mother
(First: Episode 0073)
SCENE 6 The sponsors are announced and the credits roll.

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