Sesame Street
A rainy day on Sesame Street
Air date March 8, 1973
Season Season 4 (1972-1973)
Sponsors I, K, 8
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 David gets angry when he's almost hit by a stack of newspapers thrown at his feet by a newspaper deliveryman. The driver of the newspaper truck apologizes to David.
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Muppets Little Jerry and the Monotones perform "Mad."
(First: Episode 0240)
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Cartoon K for keyhole, ketchup, and kitten
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Film "Noises"
A boy named Julio uses "magic glasses" to see invisible things that make noises, including a train, a cat, a fire engine, a saw, and a man whistling. Can you make those noises?
(First: Episode 0004)
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Muppets Cookie Monster and Ernie: Ernie has a pair of magic glasses, which help the wearer see things that are invisible. He decides he'll try them after he's finished eating his plate of cookies. Cookie Monster sneaks up behind Ernie and takes a cookie while he isn't looking -- and when Ernie looks around for it, Cookie Monster sneaks another one. Finally, Ernie puts on his glasses, and catches sight of Cookie Monster. Now he's convinced the glasses are really magic -- they let him see an invisible monster!
(First: Episode 0055)
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Cartoon "Candy Man"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0359)
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Film Lizard!
Music: Joe Raposo (same as "birds")
(First: Episode 0407)
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Cartoon K is for kitten.
(First: Episode 0040)
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Muppets Cheers: The Anything Muppets cheer for the letter K. (version #1)
(First: Episode 0100)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird and a kid are at Hooper's Store, when suddenly it starts to rain. Since Big Bird is tall, he carries the umbrella; the kid carries the package.
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Cartoon K is for Karate
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Film The Mad Painter #8
(First: Episode 0326)
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Cartoon The dot gets on top of the lowercase letter i.
Artist: Fred Garbers
(First: Episode 0462)
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Muppets Cookie Monster and Ernie: Ernie and Farley are about to eat peppermint stick candy, but Cookie Monster passes by and points out that Ernie's is longer than Farley's, and Farley's is shorter. Cookie solves the problem by eating each stick, each time making the other one longer. He finally gets them the right size--but they are now eaten down to small stubs.
(First: Episode 0260)
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Cartoon A clam tells a fisherman why he's not catching any fish: he pulled all the plants out of the pond.
(First: Episode 0408)
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Cast Wally and Ralph: Wally thanks Ralph for a box of stuff he's been gifted, but worries about how he'll get home in the rain without getting wet. He empties the box's contents to use as a covering on his head, but now he has nothing to carry all that stuff with.
(First: Episode 0359)
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Cartoon K-kick
(First: Episode 0463)
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Muppets Three Anything Muppets (including George) individually try to sell lemons, water, and sugar. After all of their businesses fail, the three cooperate to start a lemonade stand.
(First: Episode 0335)
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SCENE 3 A voiceover narrates as it rains on Sesame Street, pointing out the various sounds it makes when it hits different surfaces.
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Song "Eight Song (Song of Eight)
(First: Episode 0016)
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Muppets Grover watches Mumford practice a trick, making a rabbit come out of his hat. Mumford has trouble getting a rabbit to come out of the hat, and both are oblivious to the fact that Grover is turning into a rabbit.
(First: Episode 0407)
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Cartoon K for kite
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Film City alphabet (Joe Raposo instrumental with kid voiceover)
(First: Episode 0132)
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Animation Counting six red balls
(First: Episode 0278)
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Muppets Cookie Monster goes to the carnival and plays the "test your strength" game. Unbeknownst to him, the carnival barker rigged the game so nobody can win -- until Cookie finds out what the prize is.
(First: Episode 0449)
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Animation "The King of Eight"
(First: Episode 0225)
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SCENE 4 As it rains, Oscar tells Luis and Bob that he’s mad at the clouds. Luis mentions that he was just fixing a radio, then the rain ruined it; Bob mentions that he had to quickly take down his drying laundry from the clothesline, but he dropped his clothes so they’re dirty again. Oscar thinks he’s missed out on all the fun, but he gets out his own radio and turns it on so the rain will short it out, then throws some clothes on the ground so they’ll get wet.
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Cartoon Two ducks look the same height when they're in the bathtub, but one of them is taller when he steps out.
(First: Episode 0303)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — Ernie is tall, Bert taller, and Big Bird is the tallest (and he also breaks the ceiling).
(First: Episode 0284)
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Cartoon K for keyhole, ketchup, and kitten (repeat)
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Cast Kids comment as Bob's legs, torso, and head move into place.
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Film A warthog runs around.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0406)
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SCENE 5 Big Bird has written a poem about the rain, but Maria keeps correcting him on the rhyming words. The rain stops, and Big Bird goes off to write a poem about the sun.
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Muppets Simon Soundman has the viewers guess what sound he is making. He makes the sound of a train, car, and a horse. When Simon makes the sound of the horse, a cowboy uses his lasso to capture Simon, mistaking him for a real horse.
(First: Episode 0294)
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Song Luis sings "Three of These Things" with three kids with umbrellas and one unlucky kid without one.
(First: Episode 0408)
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Cartoon An old woman emerges from the pouch of a bouncing kangaroo. She proclaims, "K! Kangaroo!"
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SCENE 6 Maria plays a Spanish “Three of These Things” game with the kids: three faces with mustaches, one without.
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Cartoon I-Ink (angry bird)
(First: Episode 0462)
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Film African kids play at various activities, including a game with stones.
(First: Episode 0136)
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Muppets Ernie & BertBert asks Ernie to share a banana with him. Ernie gets the inside of the banana, and gives Bert the peel.
(First: Episode 0464)
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Cartoon "Candy Man" (repeat)
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SCENE 7 The sponsors are announced.


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