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


Picture Segment Description

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.JPG
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)
Cartoon K for keyhole, ketchup, and kitten
(First: Episode 0489)
Film Joe Raposo: Road Runner (instrumental)
(First: Episode 0505)
Animation Henson Films: Number Twelve Rocks
(First: Episode 0195)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” (Part 1) Bert tells Ernie to clean up the messy apartment.
(First: Episode 0010)
Film Shopping for soup ingredients.
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” (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)
Cartoon The dot gets on top of the lowercase letter i.
Artist: Fred Garbers
(First: Episode 0462)
Cast Luis looks for the SALIDA in a brick room.
(First: Episode 0407)
Cartoon K is for Karate
(First: Episode 0489)
Film Lizards
(First: Episode 0047)
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.
Cartoon The Pink Panther - K For Karate
(First: Episode 0241)
Kermit Draws K.JPG
Muppets Kermit the Frog draws the letter K on the screen with his "magic finger."
Animation 4 red balls minus 1 equals 3.
(First: Episode 0278)
Film A trip to the chewing gum factory
(First: Episode 0498)
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)
SCENE 3 Susan finds Oscar yelling to a group of singers off-screen, knowing they're about to start a song...
Celebrity Listen My Brother sings a counting song. (ending edited)
(First: Episode 0228)
Boy passing Salida signs.jpg
Cartoon A boy passes by various signs before reaching the SALIDA.
(First: Episode 0500)
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)
Animation 6 dots - 1 = 5 dots
(First: Episode 0302)
Cartoon A man learns that it's better not to pick the flowers.
(First: Episode 0416)
Insert Three of These Kids are wearing winter gear in the cold, but one is not.
(First: Episode 0463)
1041kkick.jpg Cartoon K-kick
(First: Episode 0463)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie 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)
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.jpg
Cartoon Counting 10 to 1.
(First: Episode 0480)
Muppets Cheers: The Anything Muppets cheer for the letter K. (version #2)
(First: Episode 0101)
Cartoon "Ladybugs' Picnic"
(First: Episode 0416)
Cast Bob assembles a number 12.
(First: Episode 0173)
Cartoon A man presents the word SALIDA, draws a door, then exits through it.
(First: Episode 0458)
SCENE 5 Luis sings a Spanish version of "Three of These Things" using images of trash receptacles and a frying pan.
Film Things you can carry
Music: Joe Raposo
RFES Great People.jpg
Muppets Roosevelt Franklin Elementary School: Roosevelt Franklin and his class name some great people.
Cartoon What Do You Do With a Pet?
(First: Episode 0465)
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).
Cartoon K is for kitten.
(First: Episode 0040)
Film Footage of a city neighborhood; includes shots of a sno-cone vendor.
Singer: "Β‘Linda paloma!"
(First: Episode 0426)
Cartoon A mother bird brings her babies a huge number 12.
(First: Episode 0493)
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 and the credits follow.

CLOSING SIGNS Luis holds up the Sesame Street sign, while Cookie Monster holds up the CTW sign at the end.

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