Sesame Street
Ella Mitchell visits Sesame Street
Air date May 8, 1973
Season Season 4 (1972-1973)
Sponsors R, T, 7
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Gordon introduces Ella Mitchell, who sings "That's What My Song is For" with David and the kids.
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: T for train
(First: Episode 0022)
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Film The letter T is a very useful letter.
(First: Episode 0402)
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Insert The Alphabet Dancers form the letter T.
(First: Episode 0454)
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Cartoon T for typewriter and toe
Artist: John Korty
(First: Episode 0506)
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Muppets Four Anything Muppet kids cooperate to grow a flower together. One has a flower seed, one has a flowerpot, one has some dirt, and one has a shovel. The rain and sunshine finish the job.
(First: Episode 0311)
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Cartoon Christopher Clumsy demonstrates the things feet can do.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0455)
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Film Kids compare animals and human tools and technology.
(First: Episode 0491)
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SCENE 2 At Hooper's Store, David and Biff sort hamburger and frankfurter rolls for a cookout.
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Film Film (stop-motion) - 'Beginning/End' - A man eats a hot dog.
(First: Episode 0387)
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Cast Luis is dressed for snow, but is stuck at the beach. David dresses for the beach, but finds himself in the snow. They happily switch places.
(First: Episode 0497)
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Cartoon A man tests a carpenter's knowledge of using a hammer.
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Muppets The Count counts seven flowers, and then explains that he loves to count flowers because then he gets to count sneezes.
(First: Episode 0433)
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Film A marching band counts from 1 to 20.
(First: Episode 0504)
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Cast Gordon, Luis, and Maria put together a fractured letter T.
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Cartoon A poem filled with T words, including a teacher, toys, Texas, and "turtles with brains".
Voice: Bob Arbogast
(First: Episode 0024)
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Cast "Sluggo the Great" (David) puts on his baseball gear, but isn't sure which body parts to put them on.
(First: Episode 0492)
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Film A letter T drives through a tunnel.
(First: Episode 0454)
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SCENE 3 The cast and kids join Ella as she sings “There's One More River to Cross”.
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Cartoon A wizard turns into R things.
(First: Episode 0369)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Everybody Eats."
(First: Episode 0407)
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Cartoon Men in boxes sound out the word RUN.
(First: Episode 0369)
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Film Film (stop-motion) - 'Beginning/End' - A woman makes a sandwich.
(First: Episode 0387)
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Muppets Betty Lou teaches the meaning of "beginning", "middle", and "end", and introduces two of her friends: Beginning and End. The duo tell a story, but it lacks something in between the beginning and end parts. Beginning and End recruit their pal Middle to fill out the rest of the story. Middle, however, cannot stop telling the exciting part of the story, and the three friends begin a quarrel, forcing Betty Lou to declare the end of the lecture.
(First: Episode 0138)
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Film Film (stop-motion) - 'Beginning/End' - A barber gives a boy a hair cut.
(First: Episode 0387)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: R for rabbit
(First: Episode 0014)
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Song Bob sings "Hi Friend" with two Martians.
(First: Episode 0430)
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Cartoon A boy and girl fight over the word YO. Luckily, he has a spare.
(First: Episode 0486)
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Muppets Juanita looks for "YO", asking, "¿Esto es yo?" Nope, it's a toy car, and a tomato, and a mirror. Looking in the mirror, she finds herself. "¡Hola, yo!" she cries.
(First: Episode 0454)
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Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Crocodile
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0410)
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Cast Gordon is a street corner salesman hawking umbrellas. No one wants to buy them on a hot sunny day, but then it rains. Gordon sells all his umbrellas, but then doesn't have one himself, so he uses his box instead.
(First: Episode 0492)
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Film Footage of various bird species including hens, flamingos, pigeons, owls, ostriches, cockatoos, and others.
Music: (piano and whistling) Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0019)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — Ernie is painting a portrait of Bert, but paints Bert with curly hair, glasses and a beard. When Bert gets angry about this, Ernie takes him behind the easel and puts curly hair, glasses and a beard on Bert.
(First: Episode 0365)
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Film "Seven Song (Song of Seven)"
(First: Episode 0011)
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Cast Marvelous Maria rides her trike in 10 circles (then backwards).
(First: Episode 0443)
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Cartoon La letra T es para tigre, tomate, taxi, toro, telefono, televisión, y el terrible tiburon.
(First: Episode 0351)
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Film Sesame Street Animal Films: A baby reindeer takes its first steps. (Music: Joe Raposo)
(First: Episode 0003)
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Muppets Alien Alphabet
(First: Episode 0277)
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SCENE 4 Gordon demonstrates T for table.
(First: Episode 0506)
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Cartoon A poem filled with T words (repeat)
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Film A gymnast demonstrates beginning and end.
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Cartoon T for top
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0298)
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SCENE 5 Ella Mitchell sings "The Gospel Alphabet".
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Cartoon The Alligator King
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0411)
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SCENE 6 Ella continues singing with the kids as the sponsors are announced.


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