Sesame Street
Cookie Monster and the number 2
Air date December 4, 1973
Season Season 5 (1973-1974)
Sponsors C, U, 2
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 David greets the viewer, and introduces Cookie Monster, who claims he has a different way of illustrating the number 2. He displays two cookies, then eats them, which David thinks is not unique. Cookie goes off to find another way.
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Cartoon C - Cake
(First: Episode 0153)
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Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper looks inside a paper bag and laughs and asks his next victim, "Wanna see?" The man says yes, so Harvey puts a letter C on him.
(First: Episode 0294)
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SCENE 2 At Hooper's Store, Cookie Monster displays two polka-dotted boxes … which are full of cookies.
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Cartoon Donnie Budd sings a two-step for pairs of animals.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0342)
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SCENE 3 Cookie Monster stands between two closets. He calls David over to show him what's in the closets: two coats, each full of cookies.
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Cartoon Monster in the dark (finding a light switch)
(First: Episode 0493)
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Muppets At night, Grover thinks he hears noises in the dark. When he sees a shadow on the wall, he cowers under the covers - but the shadow turns out to be his Mommy.
(First: Episode 0397)
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SCENE 4 Cookie Monster calls David over to show him two mountains of cookies.
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Cartoon "Jazz #2"
(First: Episode 0001)
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Film C is for cars on the highway.
(First: Episode 0469)
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Animation Children's voiceovers (in English and Spanish) dictate how to draw a male's body.
(First: Episode 0528)
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Cast David and Luis assemble a fractured letter U.
(First: Episode 0468)
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Muppets An Anything Muppet family arranges themselves in different ways.
(First: Episode 0275)
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SCENE 5 Cookie Monster calls David over, to show him two clouds in the sky, which rain cookies!
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: C - Cap
(First: Episode 0154)
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Cast Wally and Ralph attempt to play a board game, but when they move their table into better light, the brick that was propping up the shorter leg stays behind. They try various methods of stabilizing the table, finally settling on using the board game. Without access to the game, they decide to play with the brick instead.
(First: Episode 0388)
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Cartoon A baby cries whenever he gets a beso.
(First: Episode 0433)
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Film The Mad Painter #2
(First: Episode 0309)
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Cartoon The letters in the word BESO kiss each other.
(First: Episode 0433)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie makes a clay bust of Bert, but runs out of clay for the nose, so he pulls Bert's nose off and puts it on the statue.
(First: Episode 0463)
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Cartoon The 'b' in 'beso' kisses an apple and a duck.
Artist: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0461)
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Film There Once Was a Hand: Skip Hinnant narrates the story of an unhappy hand that wishes he could make a noise.
(First: Episode 0007)
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Muppets Two brothers, First and Last, sing about how their names affect how they do things.
(First: Episode 0134)
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SCENE 6 Big Bird announces that Grover will demonstrate the number 2 by doing two chin-ups. He does it, but then Big Bird asks him to do two more sets, to make sure the audience gets it. When Big Bird thinks they've got it, he announces that Grover will now demonstrate the number 18! Grover faints.
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Muppets Two children, who can only read some words, resolve their fight over a large book by helping each other and reading alternate words.
(First: Episode 0297)
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Cartoon A man tests a carpenter's knowledge of using a screwdriver.
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Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Kids narrate a film of baby eagles getting fed.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0501)
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Cartoon Donnie Budd sings a two-step for pairs of animals. (repeat)
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Muppets Cookie Monster sings "C is for Cookie."
(First: Episode 0372)
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Cartoon Three frogs show first, middle and last while hopping over each other.
(First: Episode 0411)
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Cast Mr. Hooper and Susan play astronauts on a mission on the Moon. Susan attempts to tally up the three moon rocks, which float off into space one by one (followed by her superior).
(First: Episode 0524)
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Cartoon "Jazz #2" (repeat)
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Muppets Roosevelt Franklin Elementary School: Roosevelt Franklin demonstrates high and low.
(First: Episode 0535)
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SCENE 7 Maria classifies a group of kids by skin color, then by gender, then by shoe type. Finally, they all play together.
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Muppets Ernie shows drawings to Bert, and Bert has to guess what happened. Ernie has a drawing of an empty bird cage with an open door (the bird flew away), and a man lying on the ground with a banana peel next to him (he slipped on it). Then, Ernie shows Bert a blank page. The answer to that one is that there was a cow eating grass, but the grass is all eaten now, and the cow went home.
(First: Episode 0030)
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Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Sidewinder snake
(First: Episode 0514)
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Cartoon A man counts two ears, two eyes, and two arms. He picks up each leg to count two legs, and then falls down.
Animation by Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0406)
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Film Marching band cymbal crash #2
(First: Episode 0527)
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Muppets Kermit's Lectures - Kermit watches some live bears do exercises.
(First: Episode 0044)
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Cartoon Do you know what it's like to be scared?
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Celebrity The stars of Bonanza appear: Hoss and Mr. Cartwright take turns saying letters of the alphabet; Little Joe rides up in time for Z.
(First: Episode 0136)
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Cartoon C - Cake (repeat)
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Film Where the buffalo roam ...
(First: Episode 0510)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentJohn-John wants to count backwards. Grover tells him to count backwards from 10, but he has a little trouble.
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Film "One Song (Song of One)
(First: Episode 0086)
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SCENE 8 Maria reads while David and the kids play in the Arbor. Big Bird and Grover announce the sponsors (C, U and 2, which reminds Grover of the chin-ups from earlier).
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CLOSING SIGNS David holds up the Sesame Street sign, while Grover and Cookie Monster hold up the CTW sign at the end.


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