Sesame Street
Gordon and Susan have Oscar and Kate over for dinner
Air date February 21, 1973
Season Season 4 (1972-1973)
Sponsors N, P, 8
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Susan is in the kitchen, preparing for a dinner visit from Oscar and Kate. The Count appears, looking for something to count. Susan lets him count the eggs as she cracks them for a cake she’ll be baking.
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Song "Eight Song (Song of Eight)
(First: Episode 0016)
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Cartoon "Candy Man"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0359)
AdamTGlaser
Muppets Western: A cowboy comes to see Adam T. Glaser, who is such a jack-of-all-trades that he forgets what a dentist does.
(First: Episode 0408)
Film-FeetFirst
Film A kid enters a tunnel made of snow to demonstrate "head first" and "feet first."
(First: Episode 0290)
LetterPSunset
Cartoon A letter "P" sits on an island before a rotating sunset. The ridges of the letter "P" moves along the letter and flash in different colors.
(First: Episode 0452)
Myfavoriteletter
Muppets The Anything Muppets sing "P Is My Favorite Letter".
(First: Episode 0322)
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SCENE 2 Gordon comes home with some groceries, but realizes he forgot the sugar. He and Susan have an argument about it, but then Gordon admits he’s having a bad day, and they make up.
Kingofeight
Animation "The King of Eight"
(First: Episode 0225)
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Muppets Two boys notice that the number 8 looks the same right side up and upside down.
(First: Episode 0282)
Painter8
Film The Mad Painter #8
(First: Episode 0326)
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Muppets Ernie is a coach for his baseball team of three balls. In front of him are three small caps and a huge cap. Each of the balls tries on the big cap and gets completely covered up. Ernie puts the small caps on them, and they're ready to start. As Ernie wonders where that huge cap came from, a basketball named Big Bill (captain of the opposing team) bounces in, demanding his cap back. Ernie ends up postponing the game once he sees the competition.
Ptoon
Cartoon P Words (including parachute and plug)
(First: Episode 0296)
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SCENE 3 Oscar and Kate have arrived by now. Kate observes as Gordon uses the sink, remembers what it was like when she was a little girl, back when there was no running water – only outdoor pumps. Oscar doesn’t think it’s such an inconvenience to fetch water from outside, but the others disagree with him. In an attempt to prove them wrong, Oscar proceeds to fetch some water from his trash can.
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Cartoon P is for Pillow
(First: Episode 0374)
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SCENE 3
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Oscar comes back from his trash can, lugging a bucket of water. Susan says she needs more water for cooking, and Oscar obliges.
PatPilot
Cartoon Pat the Pilot skywrites a letter P with her plane.
Artist: John Korty
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Cartoon P is for Puddle
(First: Episode 0452)
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SCENE 4 Oscar comes back with another bucket of water, noticeably exhausted. They offer him a glass of water, from the tap this time.
Film-RiverLife
Film A man and children observe the life along the river.
(First: Episode 0409)
Wally Ralph glue
Cast Wally and Ralph buy a large jar of glue. The jar was unlabeled, so they get a label reading "Glue". But they cannot figure out how to get the label to stick to the jar. At one point, they accidentally spill some glue on the table; they use the label to wipe it up. Still with no solution, they decide to go out to dinner. So they put the label somewhere (on the jar!) and leave.
(First: Episode 0390)
3house
Animation A 3 looks for its house.
(First: Episode 0304)
Howdoyougetfromheretothere
Muppets Anything Muppets sing "How Do You Get From Here to There?"
(First: Episode 0374)
Speechballoon.Pin
Cartoon Speech Balloon: P - pin
(First: Episode 0054)
Yoyoman.boygetslost
Cartoon A boy gets lost, and encounters a man with a yo-yo, who tells him to remember everything he passed.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0408)
0478-Pirates
Cast Captain Nasty (David) orders his crew (Luis, Maria, and Gordon) to bring him the biggest treasure chest, which is filled with rubber duckies.
Film.Jackrabbit
Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Jack Rabbit
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0390)
FirstandLastsong
Muppets Two brothers, First and Last, sing about how their names affect how they do things.
(First: Episode 0134)
N-Neighborhood
Film A letter N drives through a neighborhood.
(First: Episode 0450)
SB--NNail
Cartoon Speech Balloon: N - Nail
(First: Episode 0040)
E&BCookieReminder
Muppets Bert wants to know why there is a cookie lying on the table. Ernie explains that he put it there to remind himself.
(First: Episode 0095)
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Cartoon "Candy Man" (repeat)
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SCENE 5 Everyone has finished their dinner. Kate plays the guitar and sings “The New Restaurant”.
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Cartoon "Alphabet Imagination": A female voice quickly recites the alphabet followed by a male voice narrating each letter in a series of psychedelic vignettes.
(First: Episode 0345)
Film.Gazelle
Film A gazelle runs fast across a plain.
Music: Joe Raposo
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — At the beach, Ernie notices that Bert is missing; all he sees is Bert's hat. Sherlock Hemlock helps find Bert, and in the process, discovers that Ernie accidentally buried Bert under the sand.
(First: Episode 0278)
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SCENE 6 After dessert (the cake), Oscar plays a “One of These Things” game with the dishes. Three of them are empty, but one still has a cake slice on it. That one is Oscar’s, because grouches hate cake.
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Muppets Kermit - colors (0:38)
Mustwatchgame
Cartoon Three characters try to watch a baseball game over a fence, then cooperate by stacking their blocks.
Toon.Froghater
Cartoon A story of a man who hates frogs, until his swamp becomes infested with flies.
(First: Episode 0387)
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SCENE 7 The sponsors are announced as Oscar and Kate say goodbye and leave.


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