Sesame Street
Air date March 7, 1973
Season Season 4 (1972-1973)
Sponsors G, I, 7
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Gordon sees that Big Bird is holding Mr. Hooper's vase in his beak, and is reaching over the doors to drop it. Gordon thinks the vase will break if Big Bird drops it, but he’s relieved when it lands in Mr. Hooper’s hands.
Cartoon I-Ink (angry bird)
(First: Episode 0462)
Cast Susan, Gordon, Big Bird - what’s happening (0:57)
Muppets Cookie Monster goes to the bakery for a special birthday cookie. The baker lists all the ingredients of the cookie, as Cookie visualizes it. The visualized image looks so delicious that he eats it.
(First: Episode 0283)
Film The Mad Painter #7
(First: Episode 0314)
Cartoon G is for Glue
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0279)
Muppets Herry Monster holds a sign with the word "NO" on it and tells Ernie that he can make him read his sign. Ernie replies "Oh no you can't!", and eventually gets the joke. He tries it on Bert, but the gag backfires when Bert bets he can get Ernie to read the sign.
(First: Episode 0416)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: I for Island.
(First: Episode 0314)
SCENE 2 Big Bird in Hooper's Store - no one wants to hear him talk because he’s silly.
Cartoon G For Giggle (voice of Allen Swift)
(First: Episode 0357)
Film Kid voiceovers identify a horse's body parts (shown one at a time), then the complete animal.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0428)
Cartoon The dot gets on top of the lowercase letter i.
Artist: Fred Garbers
(First: Episode 0462)
Muppets A female Anything Muppet discusses the concept of "same" using her reflection in the mirror. The reflection begins speaking on its own. The girl faints and the reflection decides to do the same.
(First: Episode 0376)
Cartoon Imagination (Boy Imagines Being Zoo Animals)
(First: Episode 0383)
Film Hippos
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0415)
0273 Flip Wilson 20.jpg
Celebrity Flip Wilson counts from 1 to 20.
(First: Episode 0147)
Cartoon "I in the Sky"
(First: Episode 0368)
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)
SCENE 3 Gordon plays a “One of These Things” game with three capital I’s and one lowercase i.
Cartoon Speech Balloon - I: An iron irons the word.
(First: Episode 0314)
Song "Riding on the Train"
(First: Episode 0423)
Herry's ABC Secret.JPG
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)
Film "Seven Song (Song of Seven)"
(First: Episode 0011)
Muppets Twin Anything Muppets find they're identical, except for their voices.
(First: Episode 0277)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: I for Island. (repeat)
SCENE 4 Susan plays a rhyming game with The kids and Oscar.
Cartoon Letter I (Beep Beep)
(First: Episode 0427)
Film Pizza is made.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0416)
Cartoon What if a frog and a fly switched bodies? What do you think would happen?
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0406)
Muppets "The King's Picnic"
(First: Episode 0419)
Film The Alphabet Dancers form a capital I.
(First: Episode 0462)
Cartoon The Alligator King
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0411)
SCENE 5 Susan plays a “One of These Things” game with three lowercase g’s and one capital G.
Cartoon G For Giggle (repeat)
Fish Cowboy Hat.JPG
Muppets Ernie & Bert — Ernie tries to put a pot on Bert's head. Bert asks Ernie why he's doing that, and Ernie says that he broke a cookie jar. Ernie has to put the cookies somewhere, so he put them in the sugar bowl – and put the sugar in the flowerpot, which meant that he had to put the flower in a milk bottle. He put the milk in the soda bottle, and the soda into the fishbowl, and the fish in Bert's cowboy hat. Bert asks, "Now what am I gonna wear when I wanna play cowboy?" Ernie puts the pot on Bert's head and says, "Ride 'em, cowboy, Bert!"
(First: Episode 0305)
Cartoon "I in the Sky" (repeat)
Cartoon A boy witness a snake slither in and out of some holes. His imagination likens the sight to a train going through a tunnel.
(First: Episode 0373)
Film Parts of a clown are shown in close-up as kids guess what it is.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0428)
Cartoon "Four Seasons"
(First: Episode 0276)
SCENE 6 Big Bird is about to approach Susan to borrow her candlestick, but notices a big dog sitting on the steps. He is nervous to go near it, and thinks of ways to approach Susan without getting attacked by the dog. Maybe he can call her on the phone, or get her attention by yelling? Gordon sees him, then shows him that dogs will be friendly to you if you’re friendly to them.
Cartoon The dot gets on top of the lowercase letter i. (repeat)
Muppets "High, Middle, Low"
(First: Episode 0236)
Film Trees are very nice places, for animals and for people.
(First: Episode 0455)
Cartoon Speech Balloon - I: An iron irons the word. (repeat)
Cartoon What if we celebrate Valentine's Day with chickens instead of hearts?
SCENE 7 The sponsors are announced.

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