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Sesame Street
Grover has a bird on him
Air date December 27, 1974
Season Season 6 (1974-1975)
Directed by Stan Lathan
Sponsors B, Y, 8

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Picture Segment Description
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Humpty Dumpty has fallen off a wall, and Kermit interviews one of the king's horses. Humpty is put together again, but then Kermit gives him a congratulatory slap on the back, and he falls off the wall again.
(First: Episode 0657)
Animation Sand B/b
(First: Episode 0627)
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SCENE 1 To announce B as the letter of the day, Grover points to a bird (Richard Hunt) on his head. Once that's finished, he'd like the bird to leave, but it sticks around. Big Bird asks what's going on, so Grover sings "There's a Bird on Me" in response. The bird finally leaves which actually makes Grover sad. Big Bird hugs him and says he'll always have him.
Cartoon At the beach, the Bee Bee and the Barker family greet each other while saying their names that begin with the letter B.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0627)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Kermit, Shola and Fannie talk about giraffes, leading to...
(First: Episode 0426)
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Film Sesame Street Animal Films: a herd of giraffes move their way through a field.
(First: Episode 0316)
Muppets Four Anything Muppet kids cooperate to grow a flower together. One has a flower seed, one has a flowerpot, one has some dirt, and one has a shovel. The rain and sunshine finish the job.
(First: Episode 0311)
Cartoon Jazz #8
(First: Episode 0016)
Cartoon A boxer explains the letter "B". (Spanish remake)
(First: Episode 0355)
Cartoon With one mighty blow of his baseball bat, a boy knocks several B items (including a basket, bandit, and ball) off of a wall.
Voice: Casey Kasem
(First: Episode 0237)
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SCENE 2 Grover hides behind the stoop of 123 Sesame Street in an attempt to demonstrate scary. When he's approached separately by David and Maria, he announces his presence and politely delivers a "boo" and a roar. Neither attempt works, so he tries giggling at Susan and Gordon without any luck. Grover declares himself a bust as a monster, incapable of scaring anyone. But he doesn't feel too bad because at least he showed the audience what lovable is.
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)
Cartoon Big Daniel Boone looks for a bear.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0627)
Song Joe Raposo sings "What Babies Are Called"
(First: Episode 0116)
Celebrity Flip Wilson shows how his teacher, Miss Johnson, taught the ABCs.
(First: Episode 0151)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie tells Bert about his so-called "boring" day at the zoo.
(First: Episode 0020)
Cartoon "Candy Man"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0359)
Film Swimming and flying pelicans.
(First: Episode 0322)
Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper asks a man, "Do you know where I wanna be?" The man says he doesn't know. Harvey says, "I wanna B -- right here!" and slaps a letter B on the man's sweater. Harvey runs off, laughing.
(First: Episode 0277)
Film In stop-motion, assorted pieces of furniture place themselves in a classroom.
(First: Episode 0647)
Cartoon A clam tells a fisherman why he's not catching any fish: he pulled all the plants out of the pond.
(First: Episode 0408)
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SCENE 3 Maria says that sometimes it's nice being big because you can hold an umbrella while it rains and keep dry. She calls Grover to her whom she saw getting soaked from the window, and starts drying him off with a towel. Grover says sometimes it's nice being little because bigger people can take care of you.
Cartoon Jack waters a B, which grows into a B-stalk. He climbs it and travels to the Land of B.
(First: Episode 0277)
Muppets Lefty the Salesman wants to sell an 8 to Ernie, who ran out of money buying some 9s. Ernie then offers to sell Lefty his 9s.
(First: Episode 0079)
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Celebrity Flip Wilson counts from 1 to 20.
(First: Episode 0147)
Cartoon The uses of water
(First: Episode 0139)
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Cast Bob and Maria are spies who meet under a street lamp and greet each other with a recitation of "Little Miss Muffet". Once they've confirmed each others identities, Maria produces some tools and a tricycle while Bob sings "Three of These Things" with a British accent.
(First: Episode 0593)
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Cast David tries Maria's BREAD, but says it's BAD. She BUTTERs it, but he says it's BITTER. In response, Maria throws the BATTER in his face.
Cartoon The uses of water (Spanish)
(First: Episode 0278)
Muppets Waiter Grover: Hamburger - Mr. Johnson wants a hamburger. The restaurant offers two sizes: the big hamburgers and the small hamburgers. When the small hamburgers are too small, he orders a big one, but because there have been some problems with the big hamburger, Grover tries to convince him to order several small ones.
Cartoon What if an anteater had the features of a giraffe?
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0422)
Muppets An Anything Muppet boy watches a circle around him get bigger and smaller.
(First: Episode 0285)
Film A trip to the chewing gum factory.
(First: Episode 0498)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie comes home to a sleeping Bert and tries to think of things to do that won't wake him up. He can't watch TV, and he can't play with his ball. Bored, he decides to take a nap too -- but then he starts to snore. This awakens Bert, who wonders out loud where the noise is coming from, in the process arousing Ernie, who gets mad at being woken up.
(First: Episode 0280)
Animation "The King of Eight"
(First: Episode 0225)
Cartoon A boy talks about his pet letter Y, named Yetta.
(First: Episode 0443)
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Cast Susan explains to Luis, in his first day on the job, how to stack and count sacks that come off an assembly line.
(First: Episode 0436)
Cartoon Y for yawn
(First: Episode 0301)
Muppets Bob asks a blank-faced Large Lavender Live Hand Anything Muppet how he feels. The Muppet answers, "I don't feel anything." Bob sticks a nose and angry eyes on the Muppet, who then starts to feel mad. He walks off in a huff, and we hear a crash off-screen. The Muppet comes back and ad-libs, "It's okay, Bob, I just dropped my watch!"
(First: Episode 0491)
Song "B is for Bubble."
(First: Episode 0008)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Cookie Monster shows David a SCHOOL sign.
(First: Episode 0379)
Cartoon B is for bubbles, bubbles and more bubbles. And Bosco, who is taking a bath.
(First: Episode 0355)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Big Bird and Crystal demonstrate big and little.
(First: Episode 0559)
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SCENE 4 David, Maria, and Gordon play football with the kids. Grover announces the sponsors (b, y, 8) and the credits roll.

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