Sesame Street
Big Bird wants to send flowers to Susan's sick mother
Air date January 23, 1975
Season Season 6 (1974-1975)
Sponsors K, M, 5
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Susan has gone to see her mother, who is sick. Big Bird asks Gordon how to get there, so he can deliver some flowers. Gordon informs him that Merton is far away, too far to travel on foot or unicycle. How did Susan get there, Big Bird wonders? Gordon will show him in a few moments…
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Cartoon M in space
(First: Episode 0516)
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Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Geese and their goslings swim in the water.
(First: Episode 0388)
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SCENE 2 At Hooper's Store, Big Bird asks David for a glass of water. David gives him a small one, then a bigger one, then the biggest one he has. He thinks Big Bird is really thirsty, but Big Bird really needs the glass to put his flowers in.
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Cartoon M for mouse, mud, and mother
(First: Episode 0073)
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Muppets Roosevelt Franklin Elementary School: Roosevelt Franklin, in a somber tone, tells his class to spell the word POISON and recognize what it means.
(First: Episode 0514)
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SCENE 3 Big Bird and the kids listen as Gordon tells the story of how Susan got to where her mother lives, while Simon Soundman supplies the sound effects. Gordon takes the flowers from Big Bird, since he’s going to Merton by plane and will be able to give the flowers to Susan before they die.
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Song "1-2-3-4-5!"
(First: Episode 0144)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie 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)
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Animation Sand M/m
(First: Episode 0620)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentJohn-John wants to count backwards. Grover tells him to count backwards from 10, but he has a little trouble.
(First: Episode 0547)
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Film Building a log cabin
(First: Episode 0602)
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Cartoon Bolt and Nut show how they work together.
(First: Episode 0569)
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Muppets "M-M-M Monster Meal"
(First: Episode 0380)
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SCENE 4 The Amazing Mumford and his assistant Maria present Mumford's Famous M Magic Show.
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie comes from finishing his bath, and tells Bert that there's something that he forgot. Bert asks if he's washed behind his ears, his neck, and his elbows. Finally, Ernie remembers that he forgot to turn off the water in the tub -- as the water level rises.
(First: Episode 0347)
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Film A rhino and her baby
(First: Episode 0408)
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Cartoon I have all, I have none (men w/ grapes)
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0624)
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Film A man writes the word ME in the snow.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0294)
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Muppets Kermit explains how a weather calendar works, with Cookie Monster's assistance. Kermit tells Cookie to place them on the right spot on the weather map. After completing the weather map, Cookie decides to produce sounds of the weather. He pours the contents of a watering can for rain, for wind, blew a few blows of air for wind. Kermit asks what sound sunshine makes, Cookie Monster devours the sun symbol.
(First: Episode 0619)
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Cartoon A lion named Kent gets a Kick out of being King of the forest.
(First: Episode 0619)
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Film In stop-motion, three balls try to match three holes.
(First: Episode 0572)
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: The miller's daughter is in danger of losing her baby if she cannot guess the first name of Rumpelstiltskin. Kermit offers a hotline, Sesame Street-555, for people to call in and help her. The name ends up being Bruce Rumpelstiltskin, but unfortunately for Kermit, he picked the wrong place to hide: the baby's carriage!
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Film Things that start with M
(First: Episode 0620)
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Film David asks the viewer to find some triangles in a fence.
(First: Episode 0434)
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Cartoon Poor Solomon Grundy washes a different part of the left side of his body every day, but at the end of the week, "he's still half dirty!"
(First: Episode 0001)
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Film Five Song (Song of Five)
(First: Episode 0006)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — Bert is trying to write a letter to Mr. Rogers, but finds it difficult when Ernie operates his electric fan right next to him. Bert blows up at Ernie and says he is "hot and bothered," and Ernie has just the thing for that: more cool air.
(First: Episode 0544)
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Cast Bob and Mr. Hooper have a dispute over using a sole coat hanger for their coats. They eventually cooperate and put both their coats on the one hanger.
(First: Episode 0282)
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Cartoon K is for kiss.
Animation: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0131)
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Film "La Maldita Iguana" (mariachi song)
(First: Episode 0544)
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Muppets Kermit draws the letter M on-screen with his magic finger. Grover asks what Kermit has drawn, and Kermit says it's the letter M. "Mmmmm!" Grover agrees.
(First: Episode 0516)
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Film Kids watch as construction workers paint a number 5 on the street using a stencil.
(First: Episode 0497)
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SCENE 5 At Hooper’s, Big Bird encounters Maria and David, sipping lemonade, enjoying the day. Just then,The Count appears, feeling down because his bats are sick, his cat is injured, and his dog won’t eat his dinner. Big Bird inspires him to counts his blessings, which he starts doing.
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Film David (in voiceover) finds a circle in an overhead view.
(First: Episode 0481)
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Cartoon An old woman emerges from the pouch of a bouncing kangaroo. She proclaims, "K! Kangaroo!"
(First: Episode 0489)
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Muppets Farley looks for ME.
(First: Episode 0464)
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SCENE 6 As The Count continues counting his blessings, David gets a call from Gordon, letting them know that Susan’s mother is fine. The sponsors are announced.


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