Sesame Street
Air date February 20, 1973
Season Season 4 (1972-1973)
Sponsors L, N, 7
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Sesamestreetsports

StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Susan greets the viewer and introduces the letter N. Luis has a newspaper, and David has a napkin. Oscar replies “no”, “never” and “nuts”.
SB--NNail
Cartoon Speech Balloon: N - Nail
(First: Episode 0040)
N-Neighborhood
Film A letter N drives through a neighborhood.
(First: Episode 0450)
Ssnews.princesscookie
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit interviews a servant who tells him that the queen wants to test the maiden by placing a cookie under the mattresses to see if she can feel it. The "princess" (Cookie Monster) lies down, feels something, then devours the mattresses.
(First: Episode 0417)
Alligatorking2
Cartoon The Alligator King
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0411)
Stockard
Film The Mad Painter #7
(First: Episode 0314)
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SCENE 2 At Hooper's Store, David pours himself a glass of water, then visualizes a world without water.
2lines
Cartoon Two lines intersect at the middle of the screen and have an argument; they cooperate by making a cross.
(First: Episode 0276)
E&BTalkSlower
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie approaches Bert in a harried manner, talking rapidly. Bert tells him to talk slower so he can understand him. Ernie says, slowly, that Bert's bread is burning in the oven, which causes Bert to speak in the same rapid, harried manner.
(First: Episode 0323)
NancyNannyGoat
Cartoon Nancy the nanny goat nibbles her nails and notices noodles.
Artist: Tee Collins
(First: Episode 0240)
Geeflegonk
Muppets Story: "The Geefle and the Gonk"
The Geefle and the Gonk, two aliens, learn how to cooperate and gather nectarines together.
(First: Episode 0452)
Film Fast-Slow 2;15
Film Kids narrate a film in which footage is slowed down and sped up. Sequences include kids on a playground, riding a roller coaster, and Big Bird jumping around and being chased in the park.
(First: Episode 0358)
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SCENE 3 Sam the Robot shows up at the Fix-it Shop, in need of maintenance. Luis offers to be Sam’s “doctor”, and gives Sam treatment by charging the battery, adding water to the cooling system, and unclogging the whistle.
Teethjob
Muppets A bridge of teeth come to an employment agency, looking for a job. He's offered jobs in the smelling line and in listening, but he's unqualified for those. Teeth demonstrates his talent in biting and chewing by chomping up the desk.
(First: Episode 0406)
Lowercase n
Cartoon "Lowercase n"
(First: Episode 0358)
George fastslow
Film George the Farmer demonstrates "fast" and "slow" by going back and forth on a fence, and in a rocking chair.
(First: Episode 0288)
Dot Bridge 05 all red
Cartoon Dot Bridge #5: All the dots turn red
(First: Episode 0001)
1091-08
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie is thirsty, and imagines that he's drinking nice cold water. Irritated, Bert tells him to go get a real glass of water. Ernie does, but then he annoys Bert by saying that now he's hungry. He then proceeds to eat an imaginary peanut butter and banana sandwich.
(First: Episode 0459)
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SCENE 4 Susan plays a sorting game with the kids where they sort traffic lights by quantity.
JasperLostElbow
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)
Title 01 21 007 0001
Muppets Grover volunteers to assist the Amazing Mumford in his rhyming magic trick, making three things come out of his hat that rhyme with "knee". Grover guesses the first one (key), but doesn't get the last two (ski and tree) right.
(First: Episode 0455)
Yes toon
Cartoon A man carves a YES and puts it on display.
(First: Episode 0366)
Topi Antelopes YES
Film Topi antelopes nod "yes."
Music by Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0411)
CountCountsFlowers
Muppets The Count counts seven flowers, and then explains that he loves to count flowers because then he gets to count sneezes.
(First: Episode 0433)
Checkerboard
Cartoon Checkerboard transition cartoon
(First: Episode 0105)
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SCENE 5 Oscar goes to Hooper’s for a copy of the Daily Grouch, and notices there’s a rock on top of the newspapers. He deduces that the wind would blow the newspapers if not for the rock, then decides to take the rock instead of a newspaper.
0110.Willisthebird-spanish
Cartoon Eugene wants his talking crow Willis to name some N words, and Willis replies with "no," "nothing," "nobody" and "never." (Spanish version)
(First: Episode 0358)
Letter for Ernie
Muppets Ernie tries to help a mailman deliver a letter to Mrs. Mary Ann ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ.
(First: Episode 0038)
Tank-Filling
Transition The screen fills up with fluid.
(First: Episode 0105)
Meyosong
Muppets Two Anything Muppets sing "Me" in both English and Spanish.
(First: Episode 0372)
LakeLillian
Cartoon A man jumps into a poster of Lake Lillian.
(First: Episode 0347)
Dot Bridge 01 straight
Cartoon Dot Bridge #1: Dots appear uniformly
(First: Episode 0001)
Lisforladder
Cartoon L is for Ladder
(First: Episode 0036)
Sesamestreetsports
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: The Tortoise and the Hare: When the race begins, the hare dawdles, since the tortoise is so slow he'll have time to win. Kermit rushes to the finish line so that he can see the results... and is crowned the winner.
Nterview-Span
Cartoon An N-terview with an N (Spanish version)
Artist: John Paratore
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SCENE 6 Luis plays a sorting game with nailed pieces of wood.
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Cast VTR: Add tricycles (1:27)
1396s
Film Flamingos
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0450)
ThreeOfTheseThingsBicycle
Song David sings Three of These Things: Three kids riding a one-seat bicycle, and two kids riding a two-seat bicycle.
(First: Episode 0450)
Gemsbok.FastFaster
Film A gemsbok runs fast, then faster.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0416)
Count.Ingrid
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentThe Count asks Ingrid to teach him how to count to 20 in Spanish.
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SCENE 7 The sponsors are announced.



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