Sesame Street
Stevie Wonder visits
Air date April 12, 1973
Season Season 4 (1972-1973)
Sponsors G, I, 11
Syndication Sesame Street Unpaved

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Stevie Wonder performs "123 Sesame Street".
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Cartoon Jack-in-the-Box School
(First: Episode 0284)
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Muppets Cookie Monster wants to go to school, but he can't tell which building the school is because he can't read. An Anything Muppet tells him to read the letters on the sign on one of the buildings. Cookie tears the sign off the building, but once he's read the sign, he still doesn't know which building the school is.
(First: Episode 0184)
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SCENE 2 Stevie Wonder hangs out with Grover and teaches him how to sing like him.
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Film Hippos
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0415)
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Cartoon "I in the Sky"
(First: Episode 0368)
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Cast The Kids try to spell the word "BUS" in the right way.
(First: Episode 0502)
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Cartoon G For Giggle (voice of Allen Swift)
(First: Episode 0357)
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SCENE 3 Susan counts dots on a dice block. However, one of the dots on the dice gets a little sneaky and tries to fly off.
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Muppets The Count and Cookie Monster see a plate of cookies. The Count wants to count them, and Cookie Monster wants to eat them. After arguing over whether the cookies are for counting or eating, they decide to share them -- the Count will count the cookies, and then Cookie Monster will eat them.
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Everybody Eats."
(First: Episode 0407)
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SCENE 4 Stevie Wonder teaches Grover how to sing loud and soft.
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Cartoon Speech Balloon - I: An iron irons the word.
(First: Episode 0314)
cut from the Noggin version
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie comes from finishing his bath, and tells Bert that there's something that he forgot. Bert asks if he's washed behind his ears, his neck, and his elbows. Finally, Ernie remembers that he forgot to turn off the water in the tub -- as the water level rises.
(First: Episode 0347)
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SCENE 5 Susan sings "One of These Things" with happy and sad faces.
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Cartoon A chair displays the word SIT, and a beast sits on him.
(First: Episode 0399)
cut from the Noggin version
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Video The alphabet appears in a little box.
(First: Episode 0406)
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Cartoon Letter G drawing with kid voice-over
(First: Episode 0306)
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Film Joe Raposo sings "Look at This" over footage of something ... can you guess what it is?
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Cartoon I-Ink (angry bird)
(First: Episode 0462)
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Insert Mr. Hooper, Luis, Maria, David and Bob all throw a small amount of litter on the ground, adding to the street's filth. When a voice (Jerry Nelson) asks "Who made this mess?" each one of them denies that it was them, saying they only dropped a small amount of garbage on the street. Soon, however, they realize that they each contributed to the mess in one way or another and pick up what they dropped. The voice then tells them to put the trash in a trash can instead of on the ground.
(First: Episode 0485)
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Cartoon Henson: Eleven Cheer
(First: Episode 0273)
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Insert Oscar sings about why he likes it when "Rain Falls," then Bob gives his own take.
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Cartoon Christopher Clumsy demonstrates the things feet can do.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0455)
cut from the Noggin version
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Muppets Roosevelt Franklin Elementary School: Roosevelt Franklin, in a somber tone, tells his class to spell the word POISON and recognize what it means.
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Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Sidewinder snake.
cut from the Noggin version
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Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment — Cookie Monster shows David the school sign he tore off a building earlier.
(First: Episode 0379)
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Cartoon "It's a Lovely Eleven Morning"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0362)
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Film Marching band forms a square
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Cartoon What if I had big feet?
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SCENE 6 Stevie Wonder teaches Grover how to sing short and long.
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Cast The Alphabet Dancers: Lowercase i
(First: Episode 0462)
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Cartoon Letter I (Beep Beep)
(First: Episode 0427)
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Muppets A Carmen Miranda-style Anything Muppet sings "No Matter How You Count Them, they come out the same!"
(First: Episode 0227)
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Film This is the desert.
Music: Joe Raposo
cut from the Noggin version
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Cartoon What if my hair were grass?
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SCENE 7 Kate sings "This House Is Your House."
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Film What do birds eat?
(First: Episode 0495)
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Cast Wally and Ralph: Putting a cap on ready for baseball.
(First: Episode 0373)
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SCENE 8 Stevie Wonder performs his hit single "Superstition".
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Cartoon Christopher Clumsy demonstrates shapes.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0416)
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Cast Luis and David cooperate on a rainy day.
(First: Episode 0469)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon - I: An iron irons the word. (repeat)
cut from the Noggin version
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Muppets Ernie & BertBert can't go on a trip with Ernie because his hand has purple paint on it. Ernie puts a mitten on Bert's hand to cover it, but Bert still won't go because he looks silly wearing one mitten. So Ernie completes the outfit with another mitten, a hat, a scarf, and a sled. Ernie then reveals that they are going to the beach.
(First: Episode 0386)
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Song David sings "Who You Looking At, Tiger?"
(First: Episode 0371)
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SCENE 9 Big Bird is in a rush to say good-bye to Stevie Wonder while riding on his unicycle. Bob announces the sponsors.
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CLOSING SIGNS Gordon and Susan hold up the Sesame Street sign and Big Bird holds up the CTW sign at the end.


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