Sesame Street
Air date February 16, 1973
Season Season 4 (1972-1973)
Sponsors H, J, 5
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Big Bird attempts to take a box from a pile, but despite Bob’s warning, he gets the box from the bottom of the pile, causing the others to fall over. With the help of a reverse-tape edit, Big Bird corrects his mistake.
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Cartoon "The J Commercial:" Two boys scrutinize a J, saying it looks like a fish-hook. A resonant voice (Gary Owens) informs them that it's the letter J. This leads to a jazzy story about Joe. Moral: "Don't jive a judge by jamming a junebug."
(First: Episode 0009)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment — Grover and Polly demonstrate five fingers.
(First: Episode 0279)
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Cartoon H for hair
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Film "Indian Baby Bath"
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0444)
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Cartoon Panels flip to reveal different ways things WALK.
(First: Episode 0369)
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Muppets Lefty wants to sell Ernie a snowman, but it starts to melt, growing smaller and smaller.
(First: Episode 0368)
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Cartoon Jughead Jones's J story
(First: Episode 0231)
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SCENE 2 Mr. Snuffleupagus sings “Nobody”.
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Cartoon H for hello (voice of Gary Owens)
(First: Episode 0020)
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Muppets A boy watches a circle around him get bigger and smaller.
(First: Episode 0285)
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Cartoon Christopher Clumsy jumps over a hole and says that he fooled the viewer. He then walks into a wall.
(First: Episode 0439)
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Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Grover helps Kermit show the number 5 using blocks, but Grover doesn't know how many to get (he can't count to 5). Kermit has him go back and forth bringing one until there is five.
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Cartoon Christopher Clumsy jumps over a hole, and falls into another hole.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0439)
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Film Five Song (Song of Five)
(First: Episode 0006)
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SCENE 3 Maria plays a “One of These Things” game with three rubber balls and one alphabet block.
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Cartoon J family jamboree
(First: Episode 0365)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentBig Bird tells Shola that he's been having some trouble figuring out big and little. Shola says that she's little and Big Bird is big. Big Bird says, "Oh! That must be why they call me Big Bird." Shola answers, "Yeah! You're Big Bird. I'm Shola."
(First: Episode 0306)
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Cartoon 'j' minuscula
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Everybody Run."
(First: Episode 0372)
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Cartoon H - Horse
(First: Episode 0474)
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Film Jerry Nelson introduces the letters U and N. Other letters join them and become SUN, RUN and FUN.
(First: Episode 0230)
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Cartoon What if an anteater had the features of a giraffe?
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0422)
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SCENE 4 Oscar witnesses as a kid named Jerry breaks one of his roller-skates. Oscar imagines Jerry getting sad, then getting mad and throwing a tantrum. Instead, Jerry calls on Bob for help, and Oscar throws a tantrum.
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: J - Jam
(First: Episode 0012)
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Film Js appear in a junkyard.
(First: Episode 0449)
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Muppets "Family"
(First: Episode 0404)
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Cartoon "The J Commercial" (repeat)
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Film Joe Raposo: Elephant (instrumental)
(First: Episode 0034)
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Cartoon Things say that other things are small, but then something comes along that's bigger, or smaller, or whatever.
(First: Episode 0320)
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SCENE 5 Gordon and a kid look for embedded circles in a picture.
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Cartoon H for hello (voice of Gary Owens) (repeat)
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Muppets Grover asks Little Jerry and the Monotones (who are tired and don't seem to care about what they are doing) to hold up signs with letters that make up the word "walk". When Grover tells them what it spells, they walk over him.
(First: Episode 0221)
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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 Grover walks past the letters that spell "walk" and tells the viewers what the word is. The letters then walk over Grover.
(First: Episode 0221)
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Cartoon H for hair (repeat)
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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)
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SCENE 6 Big Bird plays doctor with Shola.
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Muppets "J Friends"
(First: Episode 0339)
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Song "1-2-3-4-5!"
(First: Episode 0144)
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Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Animal camouflage with kid voiceovers.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0366)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — Bert tells Ernie not to eat cookies in bed, because he might get crumbs in the bed, and then he'll get crumbs in his pajamas, itch, and not be able to sleep. Ernie decides to eat cookies in Bert's bed instead.
(First: Episode 0282)
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Cartoon Donnie Budd sings about animals in groups of five on a farm.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0323)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Somebody Come and Play".
(First: Episode 0047)
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SCENE 7 The sponsors are announced and the credits roll.


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