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Sesame Street
Snuffy fills Big Bird's pool; Sherlock Hemlock solves the mystery of Big Bird's missing birdseed
Air date February 9, 1973
Season Season 4 (1972-1973)
Sponsors C, Y, 11
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.

Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Big Bird finds Bob taking a photo of Gordon and Susan. He suggests Big Bird get in the picture as well, but he struggles getting behind them. When he finally does, he faces the wrong way. He suggests Bob get in the picture instead while he takes the struggling to get behind the camera.
Film African children play in a village, and in a modern playground.
(First: Episode 0159)
Cartoon A boy can yell and yodel, and his dog can yelp and yowl. They can both yawn.
(First: Episode 0353)
Muppets As ominous music plays, the Count walks around his castle, checks out the mirror (he has no reflection), and greets his bats. The mailman (Jim Henson) arrives, with a bunch of letters for Count. The mailman wonders why there are so many letters. The Count says that he wrote them all himself, so he could count them... and then he does.
(First: Episode 0420)
Cartoon "Danny knows the alphabet, and is he proud! If you can follow him, then sing out loud!"
(First: Episode 0406)
SCENE 2 Bob sings "How Do You Get from Here to There?"
Cartoon The life of a Yellow Yahoo
(First: Episode 0043)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie is painting a portrait of Bert, but paints Bert with curly hair, glasses and a beard. When Bert gets angry about this, Ernie takes him behind the easel and puts curly hair, glasses and a beard on Bert.
(First: Episode 0365)
Cartoon A yak discusses the letter "Y" on a stage, and is insulted when it is called a "Yakkity-yakkity-yak".
(First: Episode 0301)
Cartoon Henson: Eleven Cheer
(First: Episode 0273)
Cast Luis looks for the SALIDA in a brick room.
(First: Episode 0407)
Muppets Three witches attempt their own individual spells, which don't work out to their liking. They decide to cooperate by bringing all of their ingredients together, thus making chicken soup.
(First: Episode 0407)
Film The Mad Painter #11
(First: Episode 0329)
Song "Rockabye Baby" is sung to a sleepy koala.
(First: Episode 0048)
Muppets The letter S joins U and N to make the word SUN. Some Anything Muppets appear in beach gear to bask in the sun.
(First: Episode 0453)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: C for cat (impostor)
(First: Episode 0029)
Film C is for cars on the highway.
(First: Episode 0469)
Cartoon "It's a Lovely Eleven Morning"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0362)
SCENE 3 Mr. Snuffleupagus drops by the nest, where Big Bird has a small, plastic pool. Snuffy wants to go for a swim, but he's much too big, and the pool is empty. While Big Bird goes to get Gordon with the hose, Snuffy fills the pool himself with his snuffle, then leaves to get a drink. Gordon and Big Bird return and Gordon is perturbed that not only is his role pointless, but there's also no Snuffleupagus. Snuffy peaks in once Gordon leaves and, still thirsty, asks to drink from the pool.
Muppets An Anything Muppet girl shows the viewers that the number 11 is the same right side up and upside down.
(First: Episode 0183)
Cast Gordon points to a closed window, which he struggles to open. Once he does, he relaxes in a chair, when the window slams shut.
Muppets An Anything Muppet girl shows the viewers that the number 11 is the same right side up and upside down. (Spanish version)
(First: Episode 0362)
Cartoon Y for yawn
(First: Episode 0301)
Cast Gordon forces the window open by placing a book underneath, which Susan then removes.
Cartoon A clam tells a fisherman why he's not catching any fish: he pulled all the plants out of the pond.
(First: Episode 0408)
Cast Gordon finally uses a hammer and nails to ensure the window stays open, just in time for a blizzard to blow in snow from outside.
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” 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)
Film Two kids help an old Chinese man get his dragon kite in the air.
(First: Episode 0444)
SCENE 4 Big Bird drags a bag of birdseed from Hooper's Store, unaware that a hole in the bag has left a trail behind him. He wonders what happened to all the birdseed, when Sherlock Hemlock arrives on the scene. He correctly deduces what's happened and requests to be paid in birdseed (for his parakeet at home).
Film Kids comment over footage of an eagle's view of different kinds of roads.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0377)
Muppets An Anything Muppet boy teaches "forward" and "backward" with a group of Muppets who keep running over the boy when his back is turned.
(First: Episode 0069)
Cartoon A man demonstrates Spanish words that start with the letter Y.
Muppets An Anything Muppet boy teaches "forward" and "backward" with a group of Muppets who keep running over the boy when his back is turned. (Spanish soundtrack)
(First: Episode 0385)
Cast A voiceover comments as Gordon comes into a shoe store to purchase some shoes. Salesman Luis presents him with a pair that's too small, then too big. He finally realizes that measuring Gordon's foot will tell him what size shoes to find.
Muppets Kermit smells smoke. An Anything Muppet girl tells him that there's a fire "over there", and Kermit screams for the fireman. Grover comes along wearing a white coat and a stethoscope; then carrying a pitchfork, and talking about his cows, chickens and the barn. Kermit reminds him that a fireman puts out fires. When Grover finally arrives with a hose, they discover that the fire is coming from the girl toasting marshmallows over a small campfire.
(First: Episode 0348)
SCENE 5 Goodbye

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