Sesame Street
The Little Theatre of the Deaf visits
Air date February 14, 1973
Season Season 4 (1972-1973)
Sponsors A, F, 3

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Big Bird spots a sign on the construction doors in front of his nest that he has trouble reading, so he calls Maria over for some help, who comes over with Linda. Maria reads it out, "Little Theatre of the Deaf Coming to Sesame Street," and asks Big Bird if he remembers Linda, who can't hear. They're then met by David, a performer with the troupe who explains that all of their members are deaf and speak with their hands, except for him. He introduces Ed, Tim, and Julianna. Big Bird says that he's really pleased to meet them.
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Film Number Three Ball Film: A red ball follows a rollercoaster-like track through checkpoints (each, a set of three) that are counted in voiceover. At the end, the ball is ground up into a powder.
(First: Episode 0254)
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Cartoon A flower picks up a man and says he smells beautiful.
(First: Episode 0284)
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Muppets An Anything Muppet family arranges themselves in different ways.
(First: Episode 0275)
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Cartoon Cloud blows things FFFFFFFF
(First: Episode 0387)
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Muppets Grover makes the sound of the letter F, which blows the letter further and further away until it flies off-screen with a loud crash.
(First: Episode 0236)
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SCENE 2 The LTD performs a piece called "Dictionary of Feelings" in which they demonstrate signs for a number of feelings.
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Film "Three Song (Song of Three)."
(First: Episode 0001)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — Part 1: Bert tells Ernie to clean up the messy apartment.
(First: Episode 0010)
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Cartoon A self-proclaimed "handsome" fly (voiced by Casey Kasem) is indignant about appearing in a segment about the letter F with a "fat and ugly" frog. The frog solves the problem by eating the fly.
(First: Episode 0034)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — Part 2: Ernie has almost finished cleaning up the apartment. His toybox is still a mess, so he begins to clean it out, throwing its contents all over the room.
(First: Episode 0010)
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Cartoon A girl wonders what would happen if she popped her balloon. She imagines it would scare her sister, who would end up breaking a vase and getting in trouble.
(First: Episode 0280)
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SCENE 3 The LTD performs an adaptation of Shel Silverstein's The Giving Tree.
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Film The Mad Painter #3
(First: Episode 0343)
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Cartoon A story about an ape and a bird, using the letter A.
Artist: John Paratore
(First: Episode 0158)
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Cartoon T es para telefono
(First: Episode 0362)
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Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit comes across the word "Telephone", spells it, and then teaches the word to the viewer. When an Anything Muppet boy who stands too far away says that he can't hear Kermit, Kermit dials the T, and the boy answers with the last E.
(First: Episode 0314)
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Cartoon A girl talks about preparing to play with her new sled.
Artist: Jim Simon
(First: Episode 0413)
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Muppets Grover tells Herry's secret (which is actually the alphabet) to Pamela, who tells Fenwick, who tells Rosemary. Herry says to Grover, "You're very good at reciting the alphabet ... but you're lousy at keeping secrets!"
(First: Episode 0360)
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Celebrity Flip Wilson counts from 1 to 20.
(First: Episode 0147)
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Cartoon Frances Fairy displays several F words.
(First: Episode 0335)
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Muppets The Anything Muppets cheer about the letter F. (version 1)
(First: Episode 0092)
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Cartoon A drummer precedes C.T. Wordsworth who presents today's word: TELEPHONE.
(First: Episode 0314)
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SCENE 4 The LTD puts on an imaginary circus, where they sign each of the parts.
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Muppets Herbert Birdsfoot and the "ET" family, part 1: WET.
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Cartoon Three men in a horse costume want three cups of coffee.
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Muppets Herbert Birdsfoot and the "ET" family, part 2: SET.
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Cartoon A man displays the capital and lowercase A, and explains what an alligator is.
(First: Episode 0006)
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Muppets Herbert Birdsfoot and the "ET" family, part 3: MET.
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Film F for Field
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Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit attempts to demonstrate between with two poles, which are actually mops held by Grover and Herry.
(First: Episode 0283)
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Cartoon A penguin repeats the rhythms of the sounds it hears, which include a drum, a door knock, a saw and a typewriter.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0239)
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Muppets Ernie & BertBert says it's Ernie's turn to go to the laundromat. He puts numerous things in the laundry basket, including storybooks, cookies, his boots, and a radio. Before long, the basket has no room for the laundry, so he decides to go play baseball instead.
(First: Episode 0458)
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Cartoon A flea circus performs feats beginning with the letter F.
(First: Episode 0309)
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Film "Three Song (Song of Three)." (repeat)
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SCENE 5 The LTD assemble to perform the actions of a typewriter and a Coke machine.


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