Sesame Street
Oscar's hat
Air date February 20, 1974
Season Season 5 (1973-1974)
Sponsors A, F, 3

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Bob is not a fan of the cold weather and tells the viewer that when he's cold, he imagines being warm. He starts to picture a warm, sunny day at the beach...
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — It's a sunny day at the beach, and Bert remembered to bring everything. Ernie, however, only brought an umbrella in case it rains... which it does.
(First: Episode 0284)
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SCENE 1 cont'd Luis sees Bob lying out in the yard and is baffled when he hears Bob discuss getting a suntan.
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Muppets An Anything Muppet sings "I'm Cold" in the middle of a blizzard.
(First: Episode 0368)
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Film Mad Painter #3
(First: Episode 0343)
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Cartoon Two heads think of F words, ending with "finished."
(First: Episode 0128)
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Muppets The Anything Muppets cheer about the letter F. (version 1)
(First: Episode 0092)
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Transition Bridge #1 - Zipper
(First: Episode 0291)
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SCENE 2 Maria and Luis pass by Oscar the Grouch, who's glaring out of his trash can. Maria notices that he's wearing her hat, but he refuses to give it back. Luis tells her he thinks he knows how to get it back.
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Cartoon Donnie Budd sings about three trios of animals who live on a fat lady's lap.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0299)
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SCENE 3 Maria and Luis return with a fan which they use in an attempt to blow the hat off of Oscar's head, but Oscar catches it saying he'll never take it off his head.
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Cartoon "Jazz #3"
(First: Episode 0002)
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Film A dolphin walks backwards on the water.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0278)
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Cartoon A self-proclaimed "handsome" fly (voiced by Casey Kasem) is indignant about appearing in a segment about the letter F with a "fat and ugly" frog. The frog solves the problem by eating the fly.
(First: Episode 0034)
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SCENE 4 As the adults plot at Hooper's Store, Mr. Rocco, the barber, comes by looking for Oscar. He claims Oscar was at his establishment earlier and when he saw the haircut he received, he darted out of the shop with Mr. Rocco's hat. The adults go over to the can and convince Oscar to remove the hat, revealing a pleasant haircut underneath. Oscar can't stand it, so Maria musses it up to make him look like his old self again.
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Muppets Guy Smiley hosts "Beat the Time". In order to win a cookie, Cookie Monster has to bring in three things that rhyme with the word "rain" before the hand goes around the clock. They turn out to be an old man's "cane", a "chain" (to which Frazzle is attached), and finally a "train" which destroys the set.
(First: Episode 0446)
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Cartoon Two lines intersect at the middle of the screen and have an argument; they cooperate by making a cross.
(First: Episode 0276)
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Muppets Kermit plans to talk about the letter F, but Beautiful Day Monster delivers an E instead, so he fixes it by using an ax and chopping off the bottom line of the E to make it look like an F.
(First: Episode 0033)
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Film A Stool For Me
(First: Episode 0513)
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Cartoon Frances Fairy displays several F words.
(First: Episode 0335)
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Muppets Roosevelt Franklin says his ABCs.
(First: Episode 0103)
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SCENE 5 Big Bird wants to play with the kids, who tell him to make it quick as lunch is starting soon. He can't decide how to divide the group into teams and they eventually all break for lunch instead.
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Muppets Grover, Herry Monster, and Billy rearrange themselves in different ways and count to three, until they get exhausted and faint. (Spanish version)
(First: Episode 0364)
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Cartoon A girl talks about preparing to play with her new sled.
Artist: Jim Simon
(First: Episode 0413)
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Muppets The Twiddlebugs try to figure out how to get to the zoo. They notice it's too far to walk, swim, or fly. Then they notice their Twiddle-car.
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Cartoon A drummer precedes C.T. Wordsworth who presents today's word: TELEPHONE.
(First: Episode 0314)
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Muppets Grover uses a telephone booth to explain how a telephone is used. When he enters the booth, however, he finds that there is no phone in sight. An Anything Muppet boy arrives to use the telephone, and thinks that Grover is the telephone since he is the only thing he found in the booth. The boy proceeds and talks into Grover's mouth.
(First: Episode 0146)
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Film Footage of a city neighborhood; includes shots of a sno-cone vendor.
Singer: "¡Linda paloma!"
(First: Episode 0426)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie is thirsty, and imagines that he's drinking nice cold water. Irritated, Bert tells him to go get a real glass of water. Ernie does, but then he annoys Bert by saying that now he's hungry.
(First: Episode 0459)
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Song "Five Onstage Dancers"
(First: Episode 0539)
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Cartoon A football player talks about his favorite sport.
Artist: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0135)
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Film A male voiceover and his friend Myrtle observe a macaw in a tree.
(First: Episode 0409)
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Muppets Story: "The Geefle and the Gonk"
The Geefle and the Gonk, two aliens, learn how to cooperate and gather nectarines together.
(First: Episode 0452)
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Cartoon Frances Fairy displays several F words. (repeat)
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Muppets Muppets cheer on a rocket launch.
(First: Episode 0567)
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Cartoon A for Ape (who crashes into a tree and forms a SHAPE)
(First: Episode 0602)
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Film A gymnast demonstrates between.
(First: Episode 0542)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentErnie, Bert, and Shola illustrate "between".
(First: Episode 0542)
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Song "Three is My Favorite Number"
(First: Episode 0429)
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Celebrity Flip Wilson counts from 1 to 20.
(First: Episode 0147)
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Muppets Cheers: F Cheer #1 (Spanish soundtrack)
(First: Episode 0387)
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Film F for Factory
(First: Episode 0447)
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Insert Cookie Monster explains the purpose of a telephone. Then, Maria and Luis tease Cookie by eating the telephone!
(First: Episode 0562)
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Cartoon A self-proclaimed "handsome" fly (voiced by Casey Kasem) is indignant about appearing in a segment about the letter F with a "fat and ugly" frog. The frog solves the problem by eating the fly. (repeat)
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Insert The Alphabet Dancers make the form of the letter F.
(First: Episode 0446)
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Cartoon Donnie Budd sings "Three on Lady's Lap." (repeat)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment — Chris, with his sister Stephanie, counts to 20 for Kermit.
(First: Episode 0424)
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Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper: Do Ya Have an A on Ya?
(First: Episode 0293)
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SCENE 6 Oscar admires himself in the mirror. He catches the viewer watching him and tells them to get lost. Mr. Hooper announces the sponsors.


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