Sesame Street
Air date March 26, 1973
Season Season 4 (1972-1973)
Sponsors H, J, 9
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Film-BabyEagle

StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Oscar shows Maria the "Wet Paint" sign on his trash can, which he put there so that he can go to sleep without anybody banging on his can and bothering him. Shortly after Maria leaves, Gordon and Luis knock on the can to tell Oscar that the paint is dry. Oscar takes down the sign, then Maria knocks on the can to tell him that someone took down the sign.
Herecomedejudge
Cartoon "The J Commercial:" Two boys scrutinize a J, saying it looks like a fish-hook. A resonant voice (Gary Owens) informs them that it's the letter J. This leads to a jazzy story about Joe. Moral: "Don't jive a judge by jamming a junebug."
(First: Episode 0009)
EB.usesofwater
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie keeps taking glasses of water outside the apartment. Bert thinks of possible uses Ernie could have for this water. As it turns out, the kitchen faucet is broken, and Ernie's trying to get rid of the water before the apartment floods.
(First: Episode 0425)
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Cartoon J family jamboree
(First: Episode 0365)
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SCENE 2 Luis sings “Stop!” as the kids follow along.
MartianBeauty
Cartoon "Martian Beauty" has nine hairs, nine bows, nine eyes, nine nostrils, nine arms, and nine toes.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0316)
J Junkyard (Katz)
Film Js appear in a junkyard.
(First: Episode 0449)
BumbleArdy
Cartoon "Bumble Ardy #9" -- Young Bumble Ardy invites nine pigs to his birthday party while his mother, Sweet Adeline, is away.
(First: Episode 0283)
Nine-Numbers
Film A voiceover counts nine cars at an intersection.
(First: Episode 0457)
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Cartoon A man has a J under his hat.
(First: Episode 0231)
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Muppets "The ET Family Song"
(First: Episode 0139)
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SCENE 3 At the Fix-it Shop, Big Bird volunteers to answer the phone for Luis. Mr. Jackson calls, asking if his radio is fixed yet. Big Bird holds the phone up to the radio, but Luis explains to him that the person on the other end of the telephone can only hear who’s talking, not see them. A moment later, when Maria enters, Big Bird doesn’t look at her, thinking her voice is coming from the phone.
Madscientisth
Cartoon A mad scientist puts together a capital H.
(First: Episode 0284)
Yomama
Muppets Juanita looks for "YO", asking, "¿Esto es yo?" Nope, it's a toy car, and a tomato, and a mirror. Looking in the mirror, she finds herself. "¡Hola, yo!" she cries.
(First: Episode 0454)
No9
Film "Nine Song (Song of Nine)"
(First: Episode 0016)
Film-LionsEating
Film A pride of lions feasts on an animal carcass.
(First: Episode 0407)
ToonABClunchbox
Cartoon A concert pianist shows up in a construction worker's lunchbox, singing the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0449)
Phone
Muppets Simon Soundman comes to Ernie's apartment because he has some car trouble and needs to use Ernie's phone, but Ernie doesn't understand what he is trying to say.
(First: Episode 0132)
Jughead
Cartoon Jughead Jones's J story
(First: Episode 0231)
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SCENE 4 Oscar asks Gordon to help him put the numbers 1-2-3 on his trash can. When Oscar realizes how often he would be bothered if people (and the mailman) knew where he lived, he has them taken down.
HubleyCatandMouseChase
Cartoon A cat chases a mouse into a mouse hole. The cat and mouse make music as they hit the wall, until the cat breaks through the mouse hole.
Artist: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0244)
0417-ForwardsBackwards01
Insert Five signs are counted forward and backward as they appear on the stoop, followed by five kids holding the signs.
(First: Episode 0417)
Cartoon glasses vs glasses
Cartoon A man uses drinking glasses on his eyes and pours water over his seeing glasses.
(First: Episode 0485)
0417-ForwardsBackwards02
Insert Five kids appear on the stoop, rising up one step each time a new kid is added. They are then counted backwards.
(First: Episode 0417)
Toon-BoyPushesYO
Cartoon A boy and girl fight over the word YO. Luckily, he has a spare.
(First: Episode 0486)
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Insert Three of These Kids (upside-down girl)
(First: Episode 0413)
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Cartoon 'j' minuscula
(First: Episode 0475)
Painter9
Film The Mad Painter #9
(First: Episode 0338)
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Cartoon A man has a J under his hat. (repeat)
Erniebeforeafter
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie wants to have some cookies. Bert asks Ernie if he knows what "before" means, and Ernie demonstrates by saying that before he can have a cookie, he has to open the lid to a cookie jar, and after he closes the lid, he eats the cookie. He demonstrates a few times, until he loses his appetite for dinner.
(First: Episode 0007)
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SCENE 5 Big Bird shows the kids some of his noise boxes. The first one has a train, the second one has a telephone, the third has a dog, the fourth has a rooster, and fifth has a cow's moo. Big Bird accidentally drops the last box, and the (invisible) cow is let loose.
Hairtoon
Cartoon H for hair
(First: Episode 0475)
Film-BabyEagle
Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Kids narrate a film of baby eagles getting fed.
Music: Joe Raposo
MartianBeauty
Cartoon "Martian Beauty" (repeat)
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Film (LA) Names & faces (0:52)
Maria-GreatSubtractionPlay
Cast A Howard Cosell-type announcer narrates as athlete Maria subtracts a chair from a group of three.
(First: Episode 0431)
Herecomedejudge
Cartoon "The J Commercial" (repeat)
Jfriends
Muppets "J Friends"
(First: Episode 0339)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: J - Jam
(First: Episode 0012)
Film-Termites
Film A kid narrates footage of a termite colony.
(First: Episode 0408)
Jughead
Cartoon Jughead Jones's J story (repeat)
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Film Counting the circus clowns.
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SCENE 6 The sponsors are announced.

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