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Sesame Street
Sam the Robot's paintings; Oscar makes popcorn
Air date April 11, 1974
Season Season 5 (1973-1974)
Sponsors X, Z, 6

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Sam the Robot encounters Luis and the kids painting pictures. Sam announces a picture making contest, certain heโ€™ll win because machines are better than people. While the kids paint, Sam prints out three cards with a big red square, which David points out are all the same. As Susan observes the uniqueness of Luisโ€™s and the kidsโ€™ paintings, Sam gets sad that his paintings are liked the least and produces an abstract art piece. Luis offers to trade his painting with Samโ€™s.
Film Kids use shapes to make a train.
(First: Episode 0137)
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Cartoon A caterpillar escapes a hungry bird by turning into a butterfly.
Artist: Etienne Delessert
Film "Six Song (Song of Six)."
(First: Episode 0011)
Cartoon "I'm six years old today!"
Artist: Jim Simon
(First: Episode 0357)
Muppets Ernie & Bert โ€” Ernie won't let Bert into the apartment. At first, Bert worries his friend might be in trouble, or feeling sad, but then he thinks Ernie might be hiding something from him, which makes him mad. He is finally let in, and finds that Ernie has thrown him a surprise party, which makes him happy. Guests at the party include Roosevelt Franklin, Herbert Birdsfoot, Prairie Dawn, Sherlock Hemlock, Grover, Guy Smiley, and a mailman.
(First: Episode 0461)
Cartoon "Presenting...the electric drill!"
(First: Episode 0557)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment โ€” Grover asks Brian to explain which of them is "you" and which is "me."
(First: Episode 0294)
Film A man writes the word ME in the snow.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0294)
Animation Kids narrate a letter 'Z' drawing
(First: Episode 0359)
Muppets "The Zizzy Zoomers"
(First: Episode 0359)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: Z for zipper
(First: Episode 0025)
Muppets Zs come out of Herry Monster's mouth as he snores. (part two)
(First: Episode 0307)
Cartoon "Presenting -- the hammer!"
(First: Episode 0614)
SCENE 2 โ€œThe Ow Songโ€: Luis bangs his thumb while hammering; David stubs his toe.
Film Two kids help an old Chinese man get his dragon kite in the air.
(First: Episode 0444)
Muppets A woman (Jim Henson) volunteers to assist The Amazing Mumford in his surprise magic trick. Mumford makes her disappear โ€“ but when he tries to make her reappear, Herry Monster pops up, saying "SURPRISE!"
(First: Episode 0381)
Cartoon As voices speculate what a squiggle will become, the squiggle is joined by other lines and bumps, eventually forming into a talking picture of Big Bird.
(First: Episode 0235)
Insert Bob draws a face on his fist, then puppeteers it as he sings "Face Game."
(First: Episode 0562)
Film A gazelle runs fast across a plain.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0478)
Cartoon Julius demonstrates "here" and "there", then ends up being "in pain."
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0418)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment โ€” Ernie, Bert and Shola count fingers.
(First: Episode 0464)
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SCENE 3 Luis lays down some wood studs on the steps of 123 Sesame Street separating Susan and the kids. She sings "Here Are Some Things" and asks them how they can sort. They come up with three ways: kids and a grown-up; black people and a white person; and girls and a boy.
Cartoon Sand Z/z
(First: Episode 0614)
Muppets An Anything Muppet boy plays hide-and-seek with three letter Zs, who blend into his porch.
(First: Episode 0200)
Cartoon A construction worker explains the uses of a folding ruler.
(First: Episode 0572)
Muppets Farley looks for ME.
(First: Episode 0464)
Cartoon "Presenting -- the bumper jack!"
(First: Episode 0537)
Muppets Billy wants to know about here and there, so Herry and Grover demonstrate by spreading apart, each calling the monster over to their side. However, whenever the monster gets to "there," he always finds himself "here".
(First: Episode 0538)
Cartoon The letter X
(First: Episode 0482)
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SCENE 4 David, Susan, Luis, Jay, Big Bird and Oscar all show different ways of jumping.
Song Joe Raposo sings "J Jump."
(First: Episode 0131)
Cartoon A man blows 7 bubbles.
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit and Grover demonstrate "here" and "there".
(First: Episode 0277)
Film "Six Song (Song of Six)." (repeat)
Animation The number 6 is shown in a variety of ways.
(First: Episode 0401)
Film Counting six oryx
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0410)
Cartoon A pink circle splits into a cat, and a gray circle splits into a mouse.
(First: Episode 0452)
Film Folk song: Have You Ever Been To The Farm?
(First: Episode 0138)
Muppets Ernie & Bert โ€” Ernie reads Bert a dramatic story that he's just written. The "story" is actually the alphabet, which Ernie reads in an overwrought manner.
(First: Episode 0009)
Cartoon The great Alphonso and his trained X's
(First: Episode 0299)
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SCENE 5 David, Susan, and Luis notice a giant bag of unpopped popcorn next to Oscarโ€™s can. Oscar says heโ€™s going into the popcorn business, and tells them to pour it all into his can and onto his stove, despite their warnings โ€ฆ and the can overflows with popcorn!
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Animation Bridge: Dot & Hill A-1
(First: Episode 0146)
Film David narrates some films showing the homes of animals.
(First: Episode 0452)
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Animation Bridge: Dot & Hill A-2
(First: Episode 0146)
Cartoon "I'm six years old today!" (repeat)
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SCENE 6 Luis and Susan warn Oscar that he'd better go into the street cleaning business after covering all of Sesame Street with popcorn. Herry Monster announces the sponsors.

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