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Sesame Street
Luis buys a new hat; Big Bird orders bags of birdseed
Air date March 29, 1973
Season Season 4 (1972-1973)
Sponsors N, P, 12

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Luis shows off his new hat, but notes that the box got mangled a bit on the bus ride home. Oscar is in awe of its color and structure, so Luis says since he loves it so much, he'll give it to him. When he places the hat on Oscar's head, Oscar scoffs: he was talking about the beat-up box it came in.
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Cartoon Pat the Pilot skywrites a letter P with her plane.
Artist: John Korty
(First: Episode 0478)
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Muppets Anything Muppets sing "Goin' for a Ride", while traveling in a car, train, and boat.
(First: Episode 0037)
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Cartoon P is for Puddle
(First: Episode 0452)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird enters Hooper's Store and asks David for a bag of bird seed big enough to share with his cousin Everette. David produces such a bag, but Big Bird then requests a bigger one so he can share with Mrs. Rodriguez's parrots. David obliges with a bigger bag, but Big Bird has just remembered he's having an engagement party for a sparrow friend of his with 200 guests coming, so he needs the biggest bag they've got. David carts out the biggest bag of bird seed, but Big Bird has one final request: place the bird seed in individual bags so he can hand them out to each of his friends.
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #16: Dots kick aside a crumpled object
(First: Episode 0283)
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Muppets Kermit talks about hands, with some assistance from a human hand.
(First: Episode 0342)
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SCENE 3 David sings "Show Me How You Feel".
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Cartoon "Danny knows the alphabet, and is he proud! If you can follow him, then sing out loud!"
(First: Episode 0406)
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SCENE 4 Maria sings "Three of These Things" with pictures of a barn.
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Cartoon A farmer plants big, bigger and biggest trees.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0284)
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Muppets Old West: Sinister Sam is looking for the biggest man in the saloon. The frightened customers point him towards Big Barney, who's cowering under the table. When Sam discovers that Barney is the biggest man there, he gives him a hat: "This ol' hat here don't fit me. I thought maybe you could use it, huh? I'll see you, fellers." Sinister Sam leaves the baffled customers behind. "Now, that's a nice gesture," one says. "He's a little weird, but he's okay after all, isn't he?"
(First: Episode 0281)
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Cartoon Big, bigger and biggest elephants
(First: Episode 0389)
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Film David asks the viewer to find some triangles in a fence.
(First: Episode 0434)
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Cartoon P for Pack
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Muppets The Anything Muppets sing "P Is My Favorite Letter".
(First: Episode 0322)
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Cartoon P is for Pillow
(First: Episode 0374)
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SCENE 5 Demonstrating P words: Maria and Peek; Luis and Pitcher; Oscar and Pile.
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Cast Bob comes across a DANGER sign next to a frozen pond. Ignoring the sign, he skates on the ice (via pixillation) until it starts to crack. Bob then concedes the sign is there for good reason.
(First: Episode 0279)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: P - Pin
(First: Episode 0054)
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SCENE 6 Maria asks Paul and Desiree to find shapes in a picture.
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Film A letter N drives through a neighborhood.
(First: Episode 0450)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie is going on a hunt for big rocks. When he tries to pick a really big one, the rock turns out to be the dome of a large monster.
(First: Episode 0034)
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Cartoon A girl tries on big, bigger, and the biggest shoes.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0252)
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Muppets Three monsters (Billy, Fenwick, and Pamela) demonstrate big, bigger, and biggest.
(First: Episode 0474)
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Cartoon Eugene wants his talking crow Willis to name some N words, and Willis replies with "no," "nothing," "nobody" and "never."
(First: Episode 0101)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Touch, Hold, Feel."
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Cartoon Pat the Pilot skywrites a letter P with her plane.
Artist: John Korty (repeat)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie wants Bert to pretend to be mad, but Bert says that he can't, because he has nothing to feel angry about. Ernie asks Bert to pretend that he borrowed Bert's paper clip collection, and lost his favorite paper clip. The thought makes Bert really mad. Bert gets tired out, and tells Ernie that he can't get mad anymore. Ernie makes a confession -- he really did lose Bert's favorite paper clip.
(First: Episode 0216)
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Film Footage of a leopard in the plain.
(First: Episode 0364)
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Cartoon "Ladybugs' Picnic"
(First: Episode 0416)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Bert tells John-John that he's lost his paper clips, and he feels sad. He asks John-John to show how he looks when he feels sad. Then Bert feels angry about losing his paper clips, and John-John acts out that emotion. Bert remembers where he left his collection, and John-John acts happy, too.
(First: Episode 0443)
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Film A look at the life of Colleen, who lives in Arizona.
Music: Joe Raposo
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Cast David charms a 1 and a 2 out of their baskets to form a 12.
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Animation Henson Films: Number Twelve Rocks
(First: Episode 0195)
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Celebrity Joe Namath points to the number 12 on his shirt.
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Film A marching band counts from 1 to 20.
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Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Cookie Monster asks David to read a DANGER sign.
(First: Episode 0279)
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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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SCENE 7 Big Bird recites a poem about a warthog to Oscar who's taking a mudbath in his trash can.
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Film A warthog runs around.
Music by Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0406)
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Muppets Ernie (playing Robin Hood) auditions Anything Muppets to be his Merry Men. After screening two individuals who don't meet the requirements, Harvey Kneeslapper is sent in laughing. Ernie thinks he's found a merry man and hires him immediately, but following a string of incessant jokes, decides he's too merry after all and fires him.
(First: Episode 0480)
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Film Kids watch a silent movie with a man resting on the train tracks with an oncoming trolley - DANGER!
(First: Episode 0480)
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Cartoon P is for Puddle (repeat)
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Muppets Grover reads a sign that says DANGER and looks around for said danger. He doesn't find it anywhere until he trips and falls on the sign.
(First: Episode 0182)
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Film Field of hay (kid voice-overs)
Music: Joe Raposo
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Cartoon A letter "P" sits on an island before a rotating sunset. The ridges of the letter "P" moves along the letter and flash in different colors.
(First: Episode 0452)
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SCENE 8 Kids play in the construction area in front of Big Bird's nest while Luis announces the sponsors.
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CLOSING SIGNS Maria, Bob, and Sherlock Hemlock hold up the Sesame Street sign, while David holds up the CTW sign at the end.


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