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Sesame Street
Sam the Machine plays a game with Oscar
Air date December 4, 1974
Season Season 6 (1974-1975)
Sponsors I, T, 2

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Sam the Robot wants to play, but Susan says he can't jump rope, Big Bird says he'll break the rope swing, and Bob tells him he sings like a railroad train. He tells his woes to Oscar the Grouch who tells him to stop focusing on the things he can't do.
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Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Bert can't go on a trip with Ernie because his hand has purple paint on it. Ernie puts a mitten on Bert's hand to cover it, but Bert still won't go because he looks silly wearing one mitten. So Ernie completes the outfit with another mitten, a hat, a scarf, and a sled. Ernie then reveals that they are going to the beach.
(First: Episode 0386)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: T for train
(First: Episode 0022)
Cartoon A poem filled with T words, including a teacher, toys, Texas, and "turtles with brains".
Voice: Bob Arbogast
(First: Episode 0024)
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Film A mandrill carries her young.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0039)
Cartoon "Jazz #2"
(First: Episode 0001)
Muppets An Anything Muppet barbershop group sings "High, Middle, Low".
(First: Episode 0236)
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Cartoon A man carves a YES and puts it on display.
(First: Episode 0366)
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SCENE 2 Oscar asks Sam to play a game called Trash which consists of throwing trash all over Sesame Street. Susan, Luis, and Bob are appalled at the mess, so they insist Sam cleans it up again. He does (via reverse tape), prompting protests from Oscar, so Sam litters again (via fast-forward). Commands for Sam go back and forth so much that he busts a circuit.
Film Luis announces "And now, the octopus!"
Music: "Pomp and Circumstance"
(First: Episode 0291)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Kermit the Frog, Shola and Fannie have just finished watching the previous film. Shola hugs Kermit, and he comments, "She learned a lot from the octopus ... how to squeeze!"
(First: Episode 0534)
Cartoon T for top
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0298)
Cartoon La letra T es para tigre, tomate, taxi, toro, telefono, televisiΓ³n, y el terrible tiburon.
(First: Episode 0351)
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)
Film Two birds
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0295)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie is tall, Bert taller, and Big Bird is the tallest (and he also breaks the ceiling).
(First: Episode 0284)
Film A boy compares the growth of the sunflowers to his own height.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0589)
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Cartoon A girl imagines what would happen if she were a piece of gum.
(First: Episode 0519)
Cartoon T for typewriter and toe
Artist: John Korty
(First: Episode 0506)
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Film A letter T drives through a tunnel.
(First: Episode 0454)
Animation Marco had a flower. When it wilted, he called his grandpa and told him exactly what the flower looked like. Grandpa told him to water the flower, and it grew again.
(First: Episode 0555)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Grover and Polly recite the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0281)
Film A gorilla sits on a park bench with a lunchbox full of bananas. Noticing the woman seated beside him, he decides to share his bananas with her. She keeps answering "YES" every time the gorilla offers one until he runs out of bananas.
(First: Episode 0524)
Cartoon Poverty T
(First: Episode 0020)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” John-John and Herry Monster count to twenty.
(First: Episode 0441)
Cartoon A short bird stands under a tall bird, which lays an egg on its head.
(First: Episode 0303)
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit counts four eggs. A chick hatches out of one egg, so he counts the three eggs -- then two, then one. Then he counts the four chickens.
(First: Episode 0282)
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SCENE 3 Bob shows off some of the Spanish phrases he's been learning to Luis and they close up the Fix-It Shop. When they get outside, Bob struggles with another phrase; Luis eventually figures out he's trying to say "I locked the keys inside".
Animation Sand T/t
(First: Episode 0636)
Film The letter T is a very useful letter.
(First: Episode 0402)
Cast David, alone on a desert island, finds a bottle with a genie (Maria) inside it, and wishes for a boat. But Maria keeps mishearing the request and instead gives him a coat and a (live) goat. Finally she gives him a boat ... but it's not the kind of boat he was hoping for.
(First: Episode 0499)
Cartoon Two ducks look the same height when they're in the bathtub, but one of them is taller when he steps out. Voice: Joe Flynn
(First: Episode 0303)
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Film A Stool For Me
(First: Episode 0513)
Cartoon Donnie Budd sings a two-step for pairs of animals.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0342)
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Film Topi antelopes nod "yes."
Music by Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0411)
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SCENE 4 Bob apologizes to Luis again for locking the keys in the Fix-It Shop. While they work on opening the door together in the dark, they sing "Loud and Soft". They finally get the lock opened and discover that it's only three hours until the shop opens again.
Cartoon "I in the Sky"
(First: Episode 0368)
Film Cold things that begin with the letter I
(First: Episode 0618)

Film Joe Raposo sings "Look at This" over footage of something ... can you guess what it is?
(First: Episode 0514)
Film "Two Song (Song of Two)"
(First: Episode 0001)
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Cartoon "Imagination Rain"
(First: Episode 0353)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #13: A square crosses into the path of the dots, causing them to huddle around it
(First: Episode 0299)
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SCENE 5 After Bob walks up to his apartment to get some sleep, Luis realizes he's locked himself out again.

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