Sesame Street
Air date May 3, 1973
Season Season 4 (1972-1973)
Sponsors L, N, 4
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
Noimage
SCENE 1 To a jive beat, David walks down the street, rhyming and counting himself Susan, Gordon, and Maria.
4fiddle
Cartoon Donnie Budd counts four lions.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0300)
Robin Hood Ernie Harvey Kneeslapper
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)
NancyNannyGoat
Cartoon Nancy the nanny goat nibbles her nails and notices noodles.
Artist: Tee Collins
(First: Episode 0240)
Cosby-Counting
Celebrity Bill Cosby counts to 20 with his "twin."
(First: Episode 0135)
Lowercase n
Cartoon "Lowercase n"
(First: Episode 0358)
WallyRalph-Jackets
Cast Wally and Ralph try to put on jackets after a very big meal.
(First: Episode 0329)
Scanimate4
Animation Scanimate Films #4
(First: Episode 0132)
HerryBackandFront
Insert Herry Monster demonstrates "back" and "front" with three kids. First, he points out that the viewer can see the children's fronts, then (after scaring the kids) they see their backs as they run away.
(First: Episode 0365)
0110.Willisthebird
Cartoon Eugene wants his talking crow Willis to name some N words, and Willis replies with "no," "nothing," "nobody" and "never."
(First: Episode 0101)
Noimage
SCENE 2 Oscar is throwing trash on the ground, prompting Susan to sing "The Garden."
Ernie-hemlock-missingcookie
Muppets Someone has eaten Ernie's cookies, and Sherlock Hemlock investigates the case. He asks Ernie questions about the cookies, when Cookie Monster comes by with cookie crumbs on his fur. Sherlock interrogates Cookie Monster, and he comes to the conclusion that Cookie is the thief. Cookie Monster admits it, saying that he is full now and gives Ernie the last cookie, but Sherlock ends up taking it as payment.
(First: Episode 0142)
Lisforladder
Cartoon L is for Ladder
(First: Episode 0036)
Lemurs
Film Lemurs leap and play in a zoo cage.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0032)
No4
Film Four Song (Song of Four)
(First: Episode 0006)
Manclimbsboy
Cartoon / Film A cartoon man climbs a live-action boy.
(First: Episode 0494)
Luis-SalidaBricks
Cast Luis looks for the SALIDA in a brick room.
(First: Episode 0407)
SB--NNail
Cartoon Speech Balloon: N - Nail
(First: Episode 0040)
GroverElevatorFrontandBack
Muppets Grover the Elevator Operator demonstrates front and back by telling the passengers on his elevator where to stand.
(First: Episode 0469)
0110.Willisthebird-spanish
Cartoon Eugene wants his talking crow Willis to name some N words, and Willis replies with "no," "nothing," "nobody" and "never." (Spanish version)
(EKA: Episode 0358)
1091-29
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentBert 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)
Nterview-Span
Cartoon An N-terview with an N (Spanish version)
Artist: John Paratore
(First: Episode 0477)
Marchingband4
Film Marching Band #4
Boy passing Salida signs
Cartoon A boy passes by various signs before reaching the SALIDA.
(First: Episode 0500)
N-Neighborhood
Film A letter N drives through a neighborhood.
(EKA: Episode 0452)
Eggontheknee
Cartoon "Egg Chant": A girl skips rope as a boy sits with an egg on his knee. They recite an alphabet poem together. The egg hatches and a dancing lizard emerges.
(First: Episode 0003)
0926e
Song Joe Raposo sings "Touch, Hold, Feel."
(First: Episode 0504)
EBwarm
Muppets Ernie & Bert — Bert says he's too cold, so Ernie goes overboard to get him warm by putting layer after layer of clothing upon him. This makes him too hot, so Ernie opens the window, gives Bert an ice bag, and brings his electric fan.
(First: Episode 0418)
Noimage
SCENE 3 Sam the Robot gives Gordon and the kids a picture with many hidden letter Ns, betting they can't find them all. He then produces a picture of an N word - a blank card (i.e. nothing). Seeing Gordon and the others figure these out, Sam remarks, "You humans aren't so dumb after all."
Scanimate4
Animation Scanimate Films #4 (repeat)
Film.Birdseat
Film What do birds eat?
(First: Episode 0495)
Lowercase n
Cartoon "Lowercase n" (repeat)
Noimage
SCENE 4 Maria stands in back of Big Bird, Susan stands in back of Gordon, and David is somehow standing in back of himself.
Rooseveltdoghouse
Muppets Roosevelt Franklin Elementary School: Using pictures on the blackboard, Roosevelt Franklin tells the class a story about two little dogs who find a big ol' bone in a doghouse. They try to take the bone, but it turns out that it belongs to a big, mean dog, who chases them away. The moral of the story: "If something's not yours, leave it alone; could be a big ol' dog in the doghouse."
NancyNannyGoat
Cartoon Nancy the nanny goat nibbles her nails and notices noodles. (repeat)
2776FrogFilm
Film A male frog hops around and bulges his throat.
(First: Episode 0469)
4fiddle
Cartoon Donnie Budd counts four lions. (repeat)
ThreeOfTheseThingsBicycle
Song David sings Three of These Things: Three kids riding one seat bicycle, and two kids riding two seat bicycle
(First: Episode 0450)
0515-Salida
Cartoon A man presents the word SALIDA, draws a door, then exits through it.
(EKA: Episode 0515)
E&BApplianceWar
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie and Bert are watching TV, but Bert gets bored and decides to play a record. Ernie tells him to turn down the volume, but Bert won't, so Ernie drowns out Bert's music by playing the radio. Bert then retaliates by turning on the blender. With all four things running at once, they blow a fuse, causing a total blackout in their apartment. Bert goes outside to fix the fuse box, while Ernie turns off all the things that were running. When the lights come back on, they decide to play cards instead of fight.
(First: Episode 0003)
1092-24
Cartoon Which footprint doesn't belong?
(First: Episode 0509)
Noimage
SCENE 5 Goodbye


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