Sesame Street
Mr. Hooper loses his glasses
Air date March 27, 1973
Season Season 4 (1972-1973)
Sponsors J, L, 10
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
Noimage
SCENE 1 The Count is looking for someone to help him count, but everybody refuses. Luis then suggests that he count up to twenty with a man from India…
Gurucountsto20
Cartoon A guru counts to twenty.
(First: Episode 0276)
Noimage
SCENE 1
cont'd
The Count counts to twenty himself, then wants to see the film again.
Gurucountsto20
Cartoon A guru counts to twenty. (Spanish version)
(First: Episode 0276)
Noimage
SCENE 1
cont'd
The Count counts to twenty in Spanish himself.
WaiterGroverBaconEggs
Muppets Waiter Grover: Mr. Johnson orders bacon and eggs, but he can't decide how many of each he wants. Mr. Johnson says that Grover takes too long and asks for two hot dogs and two pickles for lunch. Grover then throws a tantrum in the kitchen.
(First: Episode 0408)
Painter10
Film The Mad Painter #10
(First: Episode 0328)
Jughead
Cartoon Jughead Jones's J story
(First: Episode 0231)
Noimage
SCENE 2 Mr. Hooper accidentally bumps into a kid on her tricycle, then struggles to open the door to the store, not realizing he’s at the Fix-it Shop instead. David and Maria ask him what’s going on, and realize that he’s not wearing his glasses, because he misplaced them in the store last night.
J Junkyard (Katz)
Film Js appear in a junkyard.
(First: Episode 0449)
2341n
Film A clown (Dennis Allen) takes off his make-up. Which face do you like better?
(First: Episode 0461)
Noimage
SCENE 3 Maria and David look around inside the store for the missing glasses. Mr. Hooper thinks back to yesterday: he remembers that he was bending down to make an ice cream cone for Big Bird, right before he closed the store. Maria gets an idea: she asks for an ice cream cone of the same flavor. Mr. Hooper makes her a cone -- and his glasses are sticking out of the scoop of ice cream!
Number10
Film "Ten Song (Song of Ten)" (revised version)
(First: Episode 0021)
AM fix BUS
Muppets An Anything Muppet brings his broken BUS (the word) to a garage for a mechanic to fix up.
(First: Episode 0455)
1285-BUS
Cartoon The word BUS
(First: Episode 0277)
FarmerGeorge-End
Film George the Farmer demonstrates beginning and end.
(First: Episode 0265)
LakeLillian
Cartoon A man jumps into a poster of Lake Lillian.
(First: Episode 0347)
Noimage
SCENE 4 Kate plays the guitar and sings “I Wish You Were Here”.
AMs-BusStop
Muppets Three Anything Muppets (including Farley) wait for a bus at a bus stop. To their surprise, the bus is very small, and two small Muppets get off of it.
(First: Episode 0189)
1707i
Film Joe Raposo: Insects (instrumental w/ kid VO, same music as "Peacock")
(First: Episode 0410)
2040e
Cartoon "Ten Turtles"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0425)
Beginning end hot dog
Film Film (stop-motion) - 'Beginning/End' - A man eats a hot dog.
(First: Episode 0387)
Toon-BalloonPopping
Cartoon A girl wonders what would happen if she popped her balloon. She imagines it would scare her sister, who would end up breaking a vase and getting in trouble.
(First: Episode 0280)
EBPeanutButter
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie has gone shopping -- buying bread for himself, and peanut butter for Bert. They realize that it's dull to eat what they have separately, and they decide to cooperate, so they can each have a peanut butter sandwich.
(First: Episode 0279)
Beginning end haircut
Film Film (stop-motion) - 'Beginning/End' - A barber gives a boy a hair cut.
(First: Episode 0387)
Noimage
SCENE 5 Mr. Hooper plays a “Three of These Things” game with three utensils and a fountain pen.
SpeechBalloonLLight
Cartoon Speech Balloon: L for Light
(First: Episode 0147)
L-Luz
Cartoon L es para luz
(First: Episode 0373)
AM baseball season 2
Muppets Some AM kids get ready to play baseball. A Fat Blue (Jerry Nelson) brings a bat, Prairie Dawn (Fran Brill) brings a glove, and a Lavender (Caroll Spinney) brings a catcher's mask. A Hot Pink (Frank Oz) brings a hockey stick, and a tennis racket, before producing a box... which holds the baseball.
(First: Episode 0193)
Beginning end paint picture
Film Film (stop-motion) - 'Beginning/End' - A man paints a picture.
(First: Episode 0411)
Lisforlips
Cartoon L is for Lips
(First: Episode 0147)
BeginningMiddleEndAMs
Muppets Betty Lou teaches the meaning of "beginning", "middle", and "end", and introduces two of her friends: Beginning and End. The duo tell a story, but it lacks something in between the beginning and end parts. Beginning and End recruit their pal Middle to fill out the rest of the story. Middle, however, cannot stop telling the exciting part of the story, and the three friends begin a quarrel, forcing Betty Lou to declare the end of the lecture.
(First: Episode 0138)
Noimage
SCENE 6 David the Magician demonstrates beginning, middle and end, using a row of kids with Maria.
Movie theatre line
Film Film (stop-motion) - 'Beginning/End' - Kids wait in line at a movie theater.
(First: Episode 0411)
Linoleum
Muppets Ernie and Bert sing "La, La, La."
(First: Episode 0321)
0573z
Film Kids narrate a tortilla contest in English and Spanish.
(First: Episode 0456)
Lisforladder
Cartoon L is for Ladder
(First: Episode 0036)
Kids.BUS
Cast The Kids try to spell the word "BUS" in the right way.
Sleepykoala
Song Sesame Street Animal Films: "Rockabye Baby" is sung to a sleepy koala.
(First: Episode 0048)
Lisforlunchbox
Cartoon Speech Balloon: L is for Lunchbox
(First: Episode 0031)
Rubberduckie1970
Muppets Ernie sings "Rubber Duckie."
(First: Episode 0136)
Lisforlunchbox
Cartoon Speech Balloon: L is for Lunchbox (Spanish version)
Rhyme With BUY
Muppets Cookie Monster: Cookie Monster comes to the bakery looking for something delicious that rhymes with BUY. He tries the I (from the MIKE'S BAKERY sign) and the baker's TIE, both of which aren't that delicious. Finally, Guy Smiley comes in and loudly announces that he would like to BUY a PIE. Cookie then knows what he can get in the bakery that rhymes with BUY and is delicious: it's GUY! A chase ensues, and Cookie asks the baker to send him the bill.
(First: Episode 0481)
AlphabetDancers-L
Insert The Alphabet Dancers form a letter L.
(First: Episode 0449)
There's a Bird on Me
Film "There's a Bird On Me" (Joe Raposo)
(First: Episode 0416)
Stop-motion sandwich
Film Film (stop-motion) - 'Beginning/End' - A woman makes a sandwich.
(First: Episode 0387)
Noimage
SCENE 7 The sponsors are announced.


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