Sesame Street
Plot Grover is afraid of Sam the Machine.
Air date April 13, 1973
Season Season 4 (1972-1973)
Directed by Robert Myhrum
Sponsors I, K, 12

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 As Bob and Grover greet the viewer, Sam the Robot arrives on the scene. Grover, never having seen the living machine before, is scared out of his skin. Bob tries to ease Grover's fears by introducing Grover to the different parts of Sam, such as his gumball machine, telephone and his question-answering feature. Grover feels much more comfortable now, but Sam begins to panic when he learns Grover is a monster.
Beat The Time
Muppets Guy Smiley hosts "Beat the Time". In order to win a cookie, Cookie Monster has to bring in three things that rhyme with the word "rain" before the hand goes around the clock. They turn out to be an old man's "cane", a "chain" (to which Frazzle is attached), and finally a "train" which destroys the set.
(First: Episode 0446)
2073d
Cartoon K for keyhole, ketchup, and kitten
1836h
Film Joe Raposo: Road Runner (instrumental)
(First: Episode 0505)
NumberTwelveRocks
Animation Henson Films: Number Twelve Rocks
(First: Episode 0195)
1041E&Bclean1
Muppets Ernie & Bert — (Part 1) Bert tells Ernie to clean up the messy apartment.
(First: Episode 0010)
2059i
Film Shopping for soup ingredients.
(First: Episode 0545)
1041E&Bclean2
Muppets Ernie & Bert — (Part 2) Ernie has finished cleaning up the apartment, but the toy chest is still a mess, so he throws toys all over the place.
(First: Episode 0010)
Lowercasei.yellow
Cartoon The dot gets on top of the lowercase letter i.
Artist: Fred Garbers
(First: Episode 0462)
Luis-SalidaBricks
Cast Luis looks for the SALIDA in a brick room.
(First: Episode 0407)
KforKarate
Cartoon K is for Karate
(First: Episode 0489)
500025
Film Lizards
(First: Episode 0047)
0515c
SCENE 2 Cookie Monster wants to help Luis at the Fix-It Shop. He's brought his own toolbox, which is full of cookies. He tries to prove to Luis they will work just as well by trying to pound a nail into a board; the cookies merely fall apart. Cookie concedes that cookies don't make great tools, but the process creates tasty crumbs.
1041pinkpanther
Cartoon The Pink Panther - K For Karate
(First: Episode 0241)
Kermit Draws K
Muppets Kermit the Frog draws the letter K on the screen with his "magic finger."
4balls
Animation 4 red balls minus 1 equals 3.
(First: Episode 0278)
Film--ChewingGumFactory
Film Chewing gum factory
(First: Episode 0498)
0515-Lines
Animation Three lines attempt to individually reach the top of the TV screen, but fail. They succeed after they combine all of their lengths.
(First: Episode 0288)
0515d
SCENE 3 Susan finds Oscar yelling to a group of singers off-screen, knowing they're about to start a song...
Listenmybrother
Celebrity Listen My Brother sings a counting song. (ending edited)
(First: Episode 0228)
Boy passing Salida signs
Cartoon A boy passes by various signs before reaching the SALIDA.
(First: Episode 0500)
Groverwaiteralphabetsoup
Muppets Waiter Grover: Grover brings Mr. Johnson a bowl of alphabet soup. Mr. Johnson complains that some of the letters are missing, and makes Grover run back and forth to the kitchen to bring the missing letters. When all the letters are there, Johnson complains that the soup is cold, and makes Grover take it back.
(First: Episode 0276)
0597.6dots
Animation 6 dots - 1 = 5 dots
(First: Episode 0278)
2485u
Cartoon A man learns that it's better not to pick the flowers.
(First: Episode 0416)
Cap008
Insert Three of These Kids are wearing winter gear in the cold, but one is not.
(First: Episode 0463)
1041kkick Cartoon K-kick
(First: Episode 0463)
1091-08
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie is thirsty, and imagines that he's drinking nice cold water. Irritated, Bert tells him to go get a real glass of water. Ernie does, but then he annoys Bert by saying that now he's hungry.
(First: Episode 0459)
0515e
SCENE 4 Big Bird, Harvey Kneeslapper, Bob, Luis and Susan are gathered outside 123 Sesame Street. Big Bird points out that none of them are laughing. Soon, some start to crack and eventually, they are all in hysterics.
Counting 10 to 1
Cartoon Counting 10 to 1.
0110-KCheer
Muppets Cheers: The Anything Muppets cheer for the letter K. (version #2)
(First: Episode 0101)
Ladybugpicnic
Cartoon "Ladybugs' Picnic"
(First: Episode 0416)
Crossover12
Cast Bob assembles a number 12.
(First: Episode 0173)
0515-Salida
Cartoon A man presents the word SALIDA, draws a door, then exits through it.
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SCENE 5 Luis sings a Spanish version of "Three of These Things" using images of trash receptacles and a frying pan.
500008
Film Things you can carry
Music: Joe Raposo
RFES Great People
Muppets Roosevelt Franklin Elementary School: Roosevelt Franklin and his class name some great people.
Do-with-a-pet
Cartoon What Do You Do With a Pet?
(First: Episode 0465)
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SCENE 6 Susan helps the kids put together a puzzle. Cookie Monster has no interest, until he sees the completed puzzle is an image of a cookie (which he then eats).
KforKitten.Oldschool
Cartoon K is for kitten.
(First: Episode 0040)
Snocone
Film Footage of a city neighborhood; includes shots of a sno-cone vendor.
Singer: "¡Linda paloma!"
(First: Episode 0426)
12birds
Cartoon A mother bird brings her babies a huge number 12.
(First: Episode 0493)
0515h
SCENE 7 Susan and the kids roll cookies down the 123 Sesame Street banister, trying to get them to land in Cookie Monster's open mouth. Bob announces the sponsors.


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