Sesame Street
Oscar imagines no one lives on Sesame Street
Air date May 11, 1973
(season finale)
Season Season 4 (1972-1973)
Sponsors X, Z, 10
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Oscar feels bothered by his neighbors and imagines all of Sesame Street has vanished, save for his trash can. Since 123 Sesame Street is now gone, the adults must find somewhere else to live. Oscar tosses his tin cans on the ground and blares his siren, but realizes it's no fun to bother people if nobody's around. He snaps back to reality and enjoys the aggravation he can really cause everyone.
PovertyZ
Cartoon "Poverty Z" -- A figure tries to sell a Z. His only customer stops him by locking him inside a zoo cage.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0085)
Film-Termites
Film A kid narrates footage of a termite colony.
(First: Episode 0408)
2040e
Cartoon "Ten Turtles"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0425)
Phone
Muppets Simon Soundman comes to Ernie's apartment because he has some car trouble and needs to use Ernie's phone, but Ernie doesn't understand what he is trying to say.
(First: Episode 0132)
Toon.Zinspace
Cartoon Z In Space
(First: Episode 0509)
1291-Apples01
Muppets A furry, purple creature whooshes to the counter of Hooper's Store and counts 5 apples. He subtracts one, leaving 4.
(First: Episode 0409)
CowboyX
Cartoon The Story of Cowboy X, with the voices of Jean Shepherd
(First: Episode 0325)
1291-Apples02
Muppets The creature returns to subtract one more apple, leaving 3.
(First: Episode 0409)
Bugsbigandsmall
Cartoon Things say that other things are small, but then something comes along that's bigger, or smaller, or whatever.
(First: Episode 0320)
1291-Apples03
Muppets Again, the creature appears to remove another apple, leaving 2.
(First: Episode 0409)
1041Z
Cartoon Kids narrate a Letter 'Z' Drawing
(First: Episode 0359)
1291-Apples04
Muppets Another apple is subtracted, thus leaving only 1.
(First: Episode 0409)
Footprints
Cartoon A janitor sweeps up his own footprints the wrong way, then the right way. Just then, a giant centipede leaves tracks all over the floor.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0247)
1291-Apples05
Muppets The creature takes away the last apple, leaving 0.
(First: Episode 0409)
1041Zebra
Cartoon Z for zebra and zoo
(First: Episode 0281)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird sings "ABC-DEF-GHI."
Baker
Film Ten Song (Song of Ten) (revised version)
(First: Episode 0021)
E&BCookieReminder
Muppets Ernie & BertBert wants to know why there is a cookie lying on the table. Ernie explains that he put it there to remind himself.
(First: Episode 0095)
Toon.Z.climbers
Cartoon Two alpine climbers hike up a letter Z and stake a claim on it.
(First: Episode 0281)
1836i
Film Counting the circus clowns.
(First: Episode 0501)
Toon.ZigZag
Cartoon zip, zoom, zoom, zig, zag, zany, zoo.
(First: Episode 0359)
Noimage
Cast Wally and Ralph: Ralph is standing between two trees, playing with a long piece of rope like a cowboy. Along comes Wally carrying a wet shirt. Together, they solve the problem of where to hang the wet shirt to dry. They tie the ends of the rope around their chests, stretch it, and hang the shirt between them.
(First: Episode 0331)
Toon-B-Beso
Cartoon The 'b' in 'beso' kisses an apple and a duck.
Artist: John and Faith Hubley
(EKA: Episode 0461)
Imlittleyourebig
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentBig Bird tells Shola that he's been having some trouble figuring out big and little. Shola says that she's little and Big Bird is big. Big Bird says, "Oh! That must be why they call me Big Bird." Shola answers, "Yeah! You're Big Bird. I'm Shola."
(First: Episode 0306)
Toon.Froghater
Cartoon A story of a man who hates frogs, until his swamp becomes infested with flies.
(First: Episode 0387)
Bert purple hand
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)
Beso
Cartoon A baby cries whenever he gets a beso.
(First: Episode 0433)
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SCENE 3 Big Bird and a friend are watching the store for David. While they're there, they decide to play a game of listening to the different sounds on Sesame Street.
Toon.BESOletters
Cartoon The letters in the word BESO kiss each other.
(First: Episode 0433)
Charlie and Louie
Muppets Charlie is lost and finds a policeman. It's his Uncle Louie, but he doesn't recognize him in uniform. Without the uniform on, Charlie asks Uncle Louie to find him a policeman.
(First: Episode 0135)
PovertyZ
Cartoon "Poverty Z" -- A figure tries to sell a Z. His only customer stops him by locking him inside a zoo cage. (repeat)
Painter10
Film The Mad Painter #10
(First: Episode 0328)
Kids.BUS
Cast The Kids try to spell the word "BUS" in the right way.
(First: Episode 0469)
Xnightsky
Cartoon The letter X
(First: Episode 0482)
FamilySong-AN
Muppets "The AN Family Song"
(First: Episode 0181)
ZforZipper
Cartoon Z for zipper
(First: Episode 0025)
Noimage
SCENE 4 David sings the "Classifying Song" using bottles of milk.
HerryZzz-PartOne
Muppets Zs come out of Herry Monster's mouth as he snores. (part one)
(First: Episode 0281)
2040e
Cartoon "Ten Turtles" (repeat)
I'mCold
Muppets An Anything Muppet sings "I'm Cold" in the middle of a blizzard.
(First: Episode 0368)
Song.LittleBit02
Song Joe Raposo sings "A Little Bit."
(First: Episode 0160)
RFES-HighLow
Muppets Roosevelt Franklin Elementary School: Roosevelt Franklin demonstrates high and low.
Triangle.transition
Transition Triangles are made onscreen.
(First: Episode 0291)
Film.hippo
Film Hippos
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0415)
Noimage
Transition Bridge #3 - 4 Corner Bridge A (0:10)
ZizzyZoomers2
Muppets "The Zizzy Zoomers"
(First: Episode 0359)
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Transition Bridge #4 - 4 Corner Bridge B (0:54)
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SCENE 5 Goodbye


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