Sesame Street
Sam the Machine celebrates the day he was wired.
Air date January 6, 1975
Season Season 6 (1974-1975)
Sponsors L, N, 3

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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
0711 01
SCENE 1 Sam the Robot invites Maria, Bob, and Luis to his wiring day party. He says it commemorates the first time he was wired up and activated, and he celebrates it every year. The others interpret this as Sam's birthday and decide to make him a cake.
500008
Film Things you can carry
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0515)
3956l
Cartoon Donnie Budd sings "Three on Lady's Lap."
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0299)
0711 02a

0711 02b
SCENE 2 Stephanie, Julia, and John-John join Luis, Maria, and Bob at Sam's party where he introduces them to his appliance friends. They present Sam with a cake they've baked, but Sam has something more appropriate for a wiring day: stainless steel cake with aluminum icing. He asks everying to turn around and close their eyes while he blows out the candles, which is done with a small explosion at the base of the cake. Everyone intends to sing him "Happy Birthday to You", but Sam introduces his friends who sing "Happy Wiring Day to You" in mechanical voices. The humans leave before Pin the Tail on the Toaster starts; Bob says he's been to some crazy parties before... and this is certainly one of them.
Ernieberttypewriter
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie 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)
Painter3
Film Mad Painter #3
(First: Episode 0343)
ThreeCoffeesPlease
Cartoon Three men in a horse costume want three cups of coffee.
(First: Episode 0473)
Kermit and Trey rhyme two
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit asks Trey to name some words that rhyme with two.
(First: Episode 0636)
NancyNannyGoat
Cartoon Nancy the nanny goat nibbles her nails and notices noodles.
Artist: Tee Collins
(First: Episode 0240)
Pageantface
Muppets Sesame Street pageants: Prairie Dawn directs the cast in a pageant about the face. Ernie talks about eyes, Cookie Monster talks about the mouth, Bert and Grover talk about ears, and Herry Monster talks about the nose. At the end of the pageant, they assemble a picture of a face.
0711 SandN
Animation Sand N / n
(First: Episode 0633)
Song.NoMatterHowYouCountThem
Muppets A Carmen Miranda-style Anything Muppet sings "No Matter How You Count Them, they come out the same!"
(First: Episode 0227)
0711 03
SCENE 3 Bob and The Count play "One of These Things" with pictures of three small birds and Big Bird. Bob points out the difference in size between the birds, but The Count has counted all of their feathers and cites it as the difference between them all.
GroverJonJon20
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover and John-John count to 20.
(First: Episode 0476)
George the Farmer in out
Film George the Farmer shows in and out.
(First: Episode 0293)
Walk-IN
Cartoon A man walks in an IN.
(First: Episode 0511)
2963-C3
Film Kids climb in and out of a tire.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0450)
GroverElevatorInOut
Muppets Grover the elevator operator gives a demonstration of in and out which annoys the passengers.
(First: Episode 0511)
1454-Tomato
Film Tomatoes grow in a field.
(First: Episode 0084)
1257-Scarecrows
Cast Maria, Luis, Bob, and David, dressed as scarecrows, sing about the ankle, shoulder and knee.
RalphMarvin
Cartoon Ralph asks Marvin what would happen if he didn't have a mouth, a nose and ears.
(First: Episode 0468)
Lowercase n
Cartoon "Lowercase n"
(First: Episode 0358)
(LA) Ice Capades no2 (1;27)
Film (LA) Ice Capades #2 (1:27)
Mustwatchgame
Cartoon Three characters try to watch a baseball game over a fence, then cooperate by stacking their blocks.
(First: Episode 0478)
ErnieBertShoeDroppingNeighbor
Muppets Ernie & BertBert urges Ernie to go to sleep, but Ernie won't go to sleep until the person living upstairs drops his other shoe. When the shoe finally drops, Ernie wakes Bert up to tell him about it.
(First: Episode 0176)
WeaverBird
Song Joe Raposo sings "Weaver Bird."
(First: Episode 0372)
0711 04
SCENE 4 Big Bird is upset when Maria doesn't show up in time to take him to the park. When she arrives, she apologizes for mixing up the days they had plans for. She and Luis explain that adults sometimes forget things too, and that the best way to handle it is to say you're sorry and do your best to make up for it. Big Bird leaves and crashes into some debris off-camera; he returns and asks if adults also but into things as well.
Ssnews.holiday
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit interviews Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, and a witch. They are all confused about who they are and what holidays they belong in.
SB--NNail
Cartoon Speech Balloon: N - Nail
(First: Episode 0040)
1092-12
Cartoon / Film Things that begin with N: nail, nest, net, notebook, needle, noodle, nuts, napkins, nose. (Don't make noise at night). The letter N is nice.
(First: Episode 0659)
Cookiethief
Muppets Western: Four Anything Muppet cowboys put up a Wanted poster for "the Great Cookie Thief", who's been stealing cookies from all the bakeries in these here parts. Cookie Monster is standing in front of the poster, and the others suspect that he's the Great Cookie Thief -- he has the same googly eyes, the same blue fur, and the same Western hat. They confront Cookie Monster, but he denies the charge: "Not have same mustache!" He shouts, "Look over there!" -- and while they're distracted, he draws a mustache on the poster. They apologize -- but then Cookie Monster takes off his hat, and cookies fall out. The Great Cookie Thief makes his escape.
(First: Episode 0276)
1453-Walk
Film The WALK sign flashes in a montage of people (and even dogs) walking in the city.
(First: Episode 0498)
3161o
Cartoon Panels flip to reveal different ways things WALK.
(First: Episode 0369)
MarchingBand-3
Film Marching Band #3
(First: Episode 0517)
Lpoemkids
Cartoon Kids hear an L poem.
(First: Episode 0198)
InventionofPaper
Muppets Caveperson Days: King Ernie has a problem -- the cavemen write everything on rocks, which are too heavy to carry around. He calls upon the Royal Smart Person to invent something lighter to write on.
(First: Episode 0409)
LakeLillian
Cartoon A man jumps into a poster of Lake Lillian.
(First: Episode 0347)
Footprints3
Cartoon One of these shoe pairs ...
(First: Episode 0503)
0110.Willisthebird-spanish
Cartoon Eugene wants his talking crow Willis to name some N words, and Willis replies with "no," "nothing," "nobody" and "never." (Spanish version)
(EKA: Episode 0425)
Dot Bridge 01 straight
Cartoon Dot Bridge #1
(First: Episode 0001)
0711 05
SCENE 5 The kids play in the yard while Bob announces the sponsors: L, N, 3


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