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Sesame Street
Cookie Monster tries to eat in peace
Air date February 21, 1974
Season Season 5 (1973-1974)
Sponsors F, H, 4

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Cookie Monster has a box of cookies that he is about to eat, but he wants to find a quiet place to eat them in, where he won't be disturbed. He decides Hooper's Store would be an appropriate spot, so he enters to find David and Big Bird discussing what the number 4 looks like. David asks to borrow Cookie Monster's box so he can use it with the other boxes to form a 4 on the floor for Big Bird.
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Cartoon Donnie Budd counts four lions.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0300)
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SCENE 2 For Big Bird’s sake, David now forms a lowercase h from the four boxes. Anxious to get his box of cookies back, Cookie Monster points out that H is for β€œhungry” and β€œhurry”. He finally gets it back, and looks for somewhere else to eat cookies in peace.
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Cartoon A big elephant and a small elephant make lowercase Hs come out of their trunks.
Artist: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0162)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Part 1: Ernie, having set up shop as a barber, gives Bert a haircut, but he ends up removing all of his hair.
(First: Episode 0068)
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SCENE 3 Cookie Monster finds solace next to the garage, until Oscar the Grouch shows up and declares it his extra junk cache.
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Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Part 2: Ernie tries to disguise Bert until his hair grows back, but a monster (later known as Grover) mistakes Bert for his father and lugs him away.
(First: Episode 0068)
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Cartoon H is for horseshoe.
(First: Episode 0020)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Part 3: Bert has quickly grown his hair back, but his brief time amongst monsters has resulted in his speaking like Cookie Monster.
(First: Episode 0068)
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SCENE 4 Cookie Monster swims across the ocean, finally encountering a desert island. He thinks he’s all alone, until a stranded old man (David) uses his box of cookies to sing "One of These Things" with his three bottles.
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Cartoon Elephants have 4 legs.
(First: Episode 0560)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: H is for hole
(First: Episode 0080)
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Film Letter H hoist
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0336)
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Cartoon A circle becomes a clock, balloon, sun, etc.
(First: Episode 0358)
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SCENE 5 Cookie Monster, now floating in a hot air balloon, finally devours his box of cookies. Back on the street, David is hit on the head by small dropping objects. He becomes confused when he eats one and discovers that it's raining cookie crumbs.
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Cartoon H for hola (Spanish soundtrack).
(First: Episode 0362)
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Film Russian nesting dolls 1-10
(First: Episode 0540)
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Muppets Kermit and Grover build a snowman. The snowball head is big, the next snowball is even bigger, and the one on the bottom is biggest.
(First: Episode 0336)
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Cartoon "Poverty F”
(First: Episode 0128)
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Film Four Song (Song of Four)
(First: Episode 0006)
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Cartoon A man sees if a carpenter knows how to measure with a ruler.
(First: Episode 0550)
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Film F for Field
(First: Episode 0473)
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Cartoon Christopher Clumsy demonstrates the things feet can do.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0455)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Kermit and Joey sing "The Alphabet Song."
(First: Episode 0426)
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Muppets Cookie Monster sings a rock song about his cookie obsession.
(First: Episode 0506)
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Cartoon Big, bigger and biggest elephants
(First: Episode 0389)
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Song Sesame Street Animal Films: Joe Raposo sings "Feet (One Foot, Two Foot)."
(First: Episode 0223)
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Cast Wally and Ralph try to unroll a rug, but a chair in the way presents a problem.
(First: Episode 0323)
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Cartoon A girl tries on big, bigger, and the biggest shoes.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0252)
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Animation Dot & Hill B-1 - A ball cannot travel up a steep incline.
(First: Episode 0216)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Bert complains when a big letter H appears on the TV screen, so Ernie turns off the set, unplugs it, and takes a bunch of H objects out of the TV (including a hat, a house and a hamster). When he plugs it back in, a big letter I appears on the screen. Ernie wants to try fixing the TV again, but Bert tells him not to -- this is a great show.
(First: Episode 0578)
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Cartoon Donnie Budd counts four lions. (repeat)
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SCENE 6 Oscar has had enough happy stuff today, and now wants to see something about being mad.
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Muppets Little Jerry and the Monotones perform "Mad."
(First: Episode 0240)
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Cartoon A man slips on his daughter's skate, and she points out that it makes him feel angry.
(First: Episode 0542)
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Film Footage of a leopard in the plain.
(First: Episode 0364)
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Cartoon A big elephant and a small elephant make lowercase Hs come out of their trunks. (repeat)
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Muppets Kermit talks about horns as a film of animals with horns plays behind him.
(First: Episode 0112)
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Cartoon H is for horseshoe. (repeat)
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Animation Dot & Hill B-2 β€” A dot tries to get up a hill after a cart, but doesn't make it up.
(First: Episode 0216)
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Film Footage of various bird species including hens, flamingos, pigeons, owls, ostriches, cockatoos, and others.
Music: (piano and whistling) Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0019)
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Cartoon Elephants have 4 legs. (repeat)
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Film One of These Things (3 starfish and 1 crab)
(First: Episode 0516)
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Film Four Song (Song of Four) (repeat)
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Film Counting the circus clowns.
(First: Episode 0501)
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SCENE 7 Oscar tells the viewer to stop watching now. When the camera doesn't immediately cut away, he doubles down on his statement: there won't be any more Sesame Street today.


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