Sesame Street
Oscar is delighted by the rainy day outside
Air date November 6, 1974
Season Season 6 (1974-1975)
Sponsors D, W, 4
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 It's a rainy and windy day on Sesame Street. Oscar couldn't be more thrilled and tries talking about it with Mr. Hooper, who wishes to be left alone as he reads. He gets more and more irritated with Oscar until he tells him to scram in a Grouch-like manner.
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Cartoon "Daddy Dear"
(First: Episode 0367)
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Muppets Ernie sings "Dee, Dee, Dee" as Cookie Monster hastily demonstrates each D word.
(First: Episode 0319)
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Cartoon Donnie Budd counts four lions.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0300)
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SCENE 2 Oscar takes joy in seeing things blow in the wind, such as leaves or people's hats. He draws the line when he sees his trash can being blown past him.
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Cartoon A boy gets lost, and encounters a man with a yo-yo, who tells him to remember everything he passed.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0408)
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SCENE 3 The storm has subsided and the street is sunny once more. Mr. Hooper is out of his funk and now turns Oscar's actions from before back around on him.
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Muppets Guy Smiley hosts "The Remembering Game", a game show in which the contestants must match pictures based on memory. The winner gets whatever item was in the pictures he matched, and the other contestant wins the item from the remaining two pictures as a consolation prize. Bill Smith wins a cookie, and Cookie Monster wins a jet plane. Disappointed, Cookie Monster suggests that they switch prizes.
(First: Episode 0310)
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Cartoon A small man and his assistant, Dudley, attempt to demonstrate both the capital and lower-case letter D.
(First: Episode 0016)
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Film A man writes the word ME in the snow.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0294)
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Animation Sand D/d
(First: Episode 0640)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "J Jump."
(First: Episode 0131)
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Cartoon W for Wilhelmina
(First: Episode 0512)
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Cast "Dandy David" adds flowers and flower pots.
(First: Episode 0454)
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Cartoon Four construction workers build a number 4.
(First: Episode 0507)
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Muppets Ernie & BertBert thinks that Ernie has eaten his cookies, but it turns out that Cookie Monster (dressed as Ernie) ate the cookies.
(First: Episode 0158)
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Cartoon Eggs Are Oval (1:04)
(First: Episode 0654)
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SCENE 4 Big Bird shows front and back using the line of kids formed outside Hooper's.
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Muppets Lefty's boss tells Lefty the plan for what to do with the Golden AN, which they have just stolen. Lefty is to put it in the tan van and give it to Dan, who will take it to Fran. However, Lefty can't remember the plan very well and has to repeat it, which results in a police officer named Stan hearing the plan and giving him "ten days in the can for stealing the Golden AN."
(First: Episode 0523)
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Cartoon Triangles are found in various things such as a see-saw, ice cream cone, etc.
(First: Episode 0544)
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Film There Once Was a Hand series: the right hand plays with a ping-pong ball and tricks the left hand into thinking an egg is one.
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Cartoon An elephant and a bear try to cross a bridge to deliver their packages, but they're in each other's way.
Voices: Hal Smith
(First: Episode 0538)
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Muppets Ernie & BertBert notices that Ernie has a piece of string tied on his finger. Ernie says that the string tied on this finger helps to remind him that there's a piece of string tied on this finger. And so on. The string on the last finger is there to remind him that they're out of string.
(First: Episode 0163)
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Cartoon Willie Wimple: Tree Destruction
Artist: Abe Levitow
(First: Episode 0516)
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Film The Mad Painter #4
(First: Episode 0344)
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SCENE 5 Big Bird confirms with Mr. Hooper that his card reading "M-E" spells "ME." He repeats, "I am me" to himself, when the phone rings. Mr. Hooper answers and says the call is for "me." Big Bird assumes this means himself and takes the phone away. After a moment, he says, "Mr. Hooper, this isn't for me...it's for you!"
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Animation A kid's father tells him what can be built out of the wheels and things he found.
(First: Episode 0268)
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Muppets Farley looks for ME.
(First: Episode 0464)
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Animation A kid's father tells him what can be built out of the wheels and things he found. (Spanish version)
(First: Episode 0277)
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Muppets Marshal Grover asks Fred the Wonder Horse why he's walking backwards -- he can only see where he's been, and not where he's going. He also wants to know what happened to Fred's head. Fred explains that Marshal Grover doesn't know the difference between front and back. "That is a terrible, mean, cruel thing to say to me, Fred!" Marshal Grover exclaims. "It is true, but..." Fred tells Grover that he's facing backward, and if he turns around, he'll see Fred's head. Grover turns around, and cries: "Oh, Fred! I've missed you! Oh, it's good to see you!" Fred says that if he stays turned around, he'll be able to see where he's going. Grover tries it, and he's proud to know the difference between front and back. Unfortunately, now his head is resting on the saddle, with his feet in the air.
(First: Episode 0629)
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Cartoon Donnie Budd counts four lions. (repeat)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "I'm an Aardvark."
(First: Episode 0425)
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Cartoon D for Dog: the roles between dog and master are reversed.
(First: Episode 0016)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie has gone shopping -- buying bread for himself, and peanut butter for Bert. They realize that it's dull to eat what they have separately, and they decide to cooperate, so they can each have a peanut butter sandwich.
(First: Episode 0279)
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Cartoon Kids around the world say "ME."
(First: Episode 0389)
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SCENE 6 Big Bird prepares to have a spaghetti lunch. He sets out some items, but the viewer tells him one thing doesn't belong. He deduces the hat doesn't belong since it's not used for making food, only for keeping his birdseed in.
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Cartoon W for Wash
(First: Episode 0485)
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Muppets Cookie Monster goes to the carnival and plays the "test your strength" game. Unbeknownst to him, the carnival barker rigged the game so nobody can win -- until Cookie finds out what the prize is.
(First: Episode 0449)
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Animation Sand D/d (repeat)
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Film The walrus
(First: Episode 0296)
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Cartoon Four construction workers build a number 4. (repeat)
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Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper tells a man that "stickys" are really useful. The man asks, "What's a sticky for?". Then Harvey slaps a number 4 on the man's chest and says, "This is sticky, and it's a four!"
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Film D is a very useful letter -- there are animals, jobs, and hobbies that begin with D.
(First: Episode 0367)
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Film Ostriches walk and run. (piano music)
(First: Episode 0339)
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Cartoon "Daddy Dear" (repeat)
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SCENE 7 Goodbye


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