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Sesame Street
Snow — Big Bird eliminates snow without shoveling
Air date February 19, 1974
Season Season 5 (1973-1974)
Production September 12, 1973
Sponsors A, B, 2

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Big Bird walks down Sesame Street taking notice of the adults clearing away the snow and the kids playing in it. When it starts to snow again, Susan rolls her eyes and goes back indoors. Big Bird figures he should come up with a better way to remove all the snow at once, but shooing it and scaring it away doesn't work.
Cartoon An ape escapes from the A train and heads over to a birthday party.
(First: Episode 0293)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird returns wearing bathing trunks, dragging a large toy boat behind him, which leaves a clearing in the snow behind him. Susan comes back outside to shovel the freshly fallen snow, but finds that the sidewalk is clear. Big Bird explains that the method begins with getting your bathing suit on. Susan is perplexed.
Cartoon A man creates an avalanche on the letter A.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0132)
Muppets Simon Soundman sings a song about finding a (MEOW!) stuck in a tree.
(First: Episode 0406)
Cartoon "The Story of A": A witch tells bored kids a story about the letter A involving an ant's apple getting stolen by an archer.
(First: Episode 0130)
Film "Doll House"
(First: Episode 0131)
Animation Children's voiceovers (in English and Spanish) dictate how to draw a male's body.
(First: Episode 0528)
Muppets Ernie has a stack of seven cupcakes that he wants to take a picture of, but Cookie Monster keeps stealing cupcakes (which he calls "cuppycakes").
(First: Episode 0136)
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SCENE 3 After Bob teaches Sam the Robot about what it means to love, Susan approaches, wraps her arm around Sam, and asks him how he feels. Sam gets nervous, clears his throat, and says, "Uh, it would never work, Susan."
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Cartoon A for Ape (who crashes into a tree and forms a SHAPE)
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)
Cartoon Train #2
(First: Episode 0353)
Cast Luis, dressed as a magician, demonstrates addition by conjuring up the correct numeral when David and Maria arrive. As each person leaves, Luis switches the numerals to present subtraction.
(First: Episode 0485)
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Animation Dot & Hill B-3: Silhouetted dots use carts to climb a steep hill.
(First: Episode 0258)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentCookie Monster and Genelle say the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0320)
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SCENE 4 Oscar the Grouch hires Count von Count to keep people from bothering him, but the Count counts the people before telling them that Oscar is not at home. Upon hearing this, Luis drops off the trash for Oscar inside his can and leaves. Oscar emerges from the can covered in garbage and fires the Count. The Count counts how many times Oscar tries to get rid of him.
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Cartoon A drummer precedes C.T. Wordsworth who presents today's word: STREET. He sings about it with a boy who wears a crown.
(First: Episode 0309)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie tells Bert to stand still in front of the camera so that he can "trace" Bert's face on the screen.
(First: Episode 0536)
Film Kids narrate a film of animals moving in different ways.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0098)
Cartoon A boxer explains the letter "B".
(First: Episode 0006)
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Film 'Beginning/End' - A man paints a picture.
(First: Episode 0411)
Cartoon A song tells the story of Max, who loves to chop down trees. One tree turns out to be a magic genie, who turns Max into a tree. Max soon grows respect for trees and once returned human, vows to never chop one down again.
(First: Episode 0572)
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Muppets Grover watches The Amazing Mumford practice a trick, making a rabbit come out of his hat. Mumford has trouble getting a rabbit to come out of the hat, and both are oblivious to the fact that Grover is turning into a rabbit.
(First: Episode 0407)
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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SCENE 5 David asks two kids how two snowmen are the same and different.
Cartoon Two kids argue over whose chair it is, until the dog suggests they share the chair.
(First: Episode 0369)
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Muppets Cookie Monster presents to Ernie his new device “The Cookie Counter” which will notify him of the quantity of cookies inside the box. Cookie Monster points “The Cookie Counter” rod to the box of cookies, which rings five times representing the amount of cookies inside the box. Ernie is impressed by Cookie Monster’s device and talks about the benefits the device provides to the audience, simultaneously Cookie Monster eats Ernie’s box of cookies. Ernie tests the Cookie Counter by pointing the rod at the box of cookies, the box doesn’t ring. Cookie Monster asks Ernie to face the Cookie Counter rod to his stomach; it rings five times as proof of the location of the five cookies.
(First: Episode 0481)
Film Building a log cabin
Cartoon Speech Balloon: B for Bug
(First: Episode 0137)
Cartoon A pig sings "Pig's Love Song."
(First: Episode 0462)
Muppets Part 1: The Count withdraws all his money from the bank to count it.
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Film Film (stop-motion) - 'Beginning/End' - Kids wait in line at a movie theater.
(First: Episode 0411)
Muppets Part 2: The Count deposits his money again, but not before counting it one more time.
Cartoon Train #2 (repeat)
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SCENE 6 Bob walks down the street reading a newspaper, oblivious to all that's going on around him. The Count recites the sponsors.

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