Sesame Street
Plot Building a snowman / gloves for snowballs
Air date February 14, 1974
Season Season 5 (1973-1974)
Sponsors C, U, 10
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Maria and the kids have just finished building a snowman. The mouth is made of a crescent pointing up. Maria flips it around and asks if the snowman looks happy or sad.
SSSad
Muppets Little Jerry and the Monotones sing about being "Sad."
(First: Episode 0584)
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Cartoon Letter U salesman
(First: Episode 0202)
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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)
Toon.UP
Film A boy needs a letter U to complete the word UP.
(First: Episode 0416)
Trafficlight
Film Traffic light
(First: Episode 0131)
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Cartoon C - Cake
(First: Episode 0153)
TheKingsPicnic
Muppets "The King's Picnic"
(First: Episode 0419)
C- Cap
Cartoon Speech Balloon: C - Cap
(First: Episode 0154)
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Muppets Monsters, including an early Grover, Cookie Monster and Beautiful Day Monster, pass on the message, "See." The wide shot reveals that the monsters were whispering about the Letter C.
(First: Episode 0089)
Toon-BalloonPopping
Cartoon A girl wonders what would happen if she popped her balloon. She imagines it would scare her sister, who would end up breaking a vase and getting in trouble.
(EKA: Episode 0300)
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SCENE 2 Biff orders two hot teas and a coffee at Hooper's Store for he, Sully, and Jonesy to keep warm on this cold, snowy day. Mr. Hooper labels them with a C for coffee and T for tea. Biff commends him on his genius and leaves, singing to himself, "C is for coffee, that's good enough for me".
Cisforcookie
Muppets Cookie Monster sings "C is for Cookie."
(First: Episode 0372)
C- Cap
Cartoon Speech Balloon: C - Cap (repeat)
Stopcartoon
Cartoon The O in STOP bounces around, and the other letters ask it to stop.
(First: Episode 0149)
1257-STOP
Cartoon A STOP sign commands a train to stop.
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Film (LA) Stop the Music (1:58)
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SCENE 3 Gordon plays "One of These Things" with triangles, circles, squares, and rectangles.
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Cartoon "Ten Turtles"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0425)
Number10
Film "Ten Song (Song of Ten)"
(First: Episode 0021)
Maria-Trike
Cast Marvelous Maria rides her trike in 10 circles (then backwards).
(First: Episode 0443)
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Film Counting 10/1 (0:37)
Wmp2nose
Muppets Guy Smiley hosts the game show "What's My Part?". The contestant is Mr. Nose. The panelists -- Bennett Snerf, Arlene Frantic, and Cookie Monster -- don't know what a nose is, because none of them have noses.
(First: Episode 0131)
2776FrogFilm
Film A male frog hops around and bulges his throat.
(First: Episode 0469)
Cap006
Animation 2 houses plus 3 houses equal 5.
(First: Episode 0283)
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SCENE 4 Maria's on her way to make snowballs, but as she passes Oscar's trash can, she realizes she needs to go back upstairs to get her gloves first. Oscar the Grouch pops up and says he can borrow his. After sizing her hands up, he descends to retrieve his gloves, and Maria remarks how uncharacteristically nice he's being. He re-emerges with the gloves, and without looking, she puts them on while thanking him. Realizing they're all filled with holes, Oscar explains they're good for getting someone grouchy with cold, wet hands. Maria changes her tune and says it won't matter for making one snowball to throw at Oscar. She keeps pelting him with snow, while Oscar complains.
1448-Math
Cartoon Four plus one makes five.
GroverElevatorFrontandBack
Muppets Grover the Elevator Operator demonstrates front and back by telling the passengers on his elevator where to stand.
(First: Episode 0469)
FivePlusOne
Cartoon A boy does an addition problem in his head: 5 + 1 = 6
(First: Episode 0548)
Film.horseshoe
Film A girl narrates a film of her grandpa putting a horseshoe on their horse.
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SCENE 5 A series of quick cuts occur in response to Gordon asking everyone to find a word that rhymes with snow: Mr. Hooper blows snow off the top of the newspaper stand, Oscar says "no!" in response to kids hitting him with snow, a kid points the bow in their hair, another kid points to Big Bird's toe, Maria starts a footrace with "go!", Mr. Hooper sews, and a kid grows against a chroma key background. At the end, Gordon repeats, "snow", and everyone hits him in the face with snow.
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Cartoon A man weighs himself to demonstrate how a scale works.
(First: Episode 0572)
ABC-conversation
Muppets An Anything Muppet boy and girl have a conversation using the letters of the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0273)
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Film Speedo Skato Bridge #3 (0:20)
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Cartoon "Ten Turtles" (repeat)
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SCENE 6 Maria leads some kids in counting the number of fingers on their gloves.
Whathandscando
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)
Hat
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie purchases a straw hat for Bert, and asks Cookie Monster which box the hat will go in.
(First: Episode 0438)
2125m
Film Joe Raposo sings "I'm an Aardvark."
(First: Episode 0425)
0573d
Cartoon C - Cake (repeat)
(First: Episode 0153)
Number10
Film "Ten Song (Song of Ten)"
(First: Episode 0021)
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SCENE 7 Goodbye


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