Sesame Street
Air date March 6, 1973
Season Season 4 (1972-1973)
Sponsors E, G, 6
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 David greets the viewer and introduces the kids to Ella Mitchell, who sings the hymn “Oh, Brother”.
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Animation The Queen of Six explores her garden.
(First: Episode 0223)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — Ernie asks Bert to keep an eye on his pyramid of blocks. The Count walks by, and counts the blocks, moving them out of the pyramid shape. Then he counts them again, putting them back into the pyramid. Bert yells at the Count for moving Ernie's blocks, so the Count counts the blocks again, taking the pyramid apart.
(First: Episode 0406)
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Cartoon Donnie Budd counts six snails, six ships, and six whales.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0324)
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Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Otters in the zoo
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SCENE 2 Biff enters Hooper's Store and asks David for a cheese sandwich, a slice of blueberry pie, and a donut for his buddy Sully. David starts wrapping the items.
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Cartoon Ralph asks Marvin what would happen if he didn't have a mouth, a nose and ears.
(First: Episode 0468)
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SCENE 2
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David has finished wrapping the items, but now Biff can’t tell them apart. David points out that each one is a different shape: the cheese sandwich is a square, the slice of pie is a triangle, and the donut is a circle.
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Muppets Kermit's Lectures: To demonstrate "through", Kermit tries to get Cookie Monster to run through a piece of tissue paper. Instead, Cookie offers other alternatives, ultimately choosing to go around it. He helps Kermit with his demonstration by passing the tissue paper through Kermit.
(First: Episode 0289)
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Celebrity Bill Cosby tells his young friends a story that involves "over" and "under". He mixes the words up, and the kids correct him.
(First: Episode 0136)
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Film "Six Song (Song of Six)."
(First: Episode 0011)
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Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Most animals have two eyes, ears, etc. ... but some snakes have two heads.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0287)
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SCENE 3 Ella Mitchell sings "Come and Go with Me" for the kids.
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Cartoon "Egg Chant": A girl skips rope as a boy sits with an egg on his knee. They recite an alphabet poem together. The egg hatches and a dancing lizard emerges.
(First: Episode 0003)
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Film Things that begin with G
(First: Episode 0357)
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Muppets Grover and George sing "Two G Sounds."
(First: Episode 0358)
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Cartoon Letter G drawing with kid voice-over
(First: Episode 0306)
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Cartoon One of These Footprints says "excuse me."
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SCENE 4 In response to Ella Mitchell singing "Five in the Bed", Oscar the Grouch sings "One in the Trashcan".
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie has heard that somebody in the neighborhood is sick. He looks in a medical book to find out how to tell if someone is sick... not realizing that Bert is the one with a cold.
(First: Episode 0435)
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Cartoon A goat discusses the letter "G". A man comes by to also talk about G, but rather than point out that "goat" is a G word, he observes the grass. Disgusted, the goat butts the man out of the way.
(First: Episode 0085)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: G for Gorilla (in man suit)
(First: Episode 0085)
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Film "There's a Bird On Me" (Joe Raposo)
(First: Episode 0416)
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Cartoon Number count to 20 (w/ cameo appearance by Cookie Monster), followed by cast list at the end.
(First: Episode 0350)
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Cast Big Bird multiple classification (2:12)
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Film George the Farmer demonstrates over and under.
(First: Episode 0230)
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Cartoon A man explains that the letter E begins both Enter and Exit. Another man named Roy runs through the doors.
(First: Episode 0406)
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SCENE 5 Maria shows the kids a picture with some embedded fish shapes; The Count counts them.
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Cartoon Kids around the world say "ME."
(First: Episode 0389)
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Film A man writes the word ME in the snow.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0294)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentBig Bird and Shola demonstrate a big stick versus a little stick.
(First: Episode 0306)
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Cartoon A male voice narrates a story of a jazzy triangle who loved to dance, and a square square. The triangle likes being flexible, but the square would rather be stiff and *square*.
Music: "Waltz in Mean Time," David Lee
(First: Episode 0007)
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Muppets Farley looks for ME.
(First: Episode 0464)
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Cartoon E for End
(First: Episode 0460)
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Cartoon Country 6 (repeat)
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Cartoon G for goat (repeat)
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SCENE 6 Ella Mitchell sings "This Little Light of Mine" as the sponsors are announced.


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