Sesame Street
Herry Monster gets a box of bricks as a gift
Air date February 10, 1975
Season Season 6 (1974-1975)
Sponsors J, L, 6
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Herry Monster gets a box of bricks as a gift from Susan, Luis and Bob -- just what he wanted. He invites everybody to play with his bricks, and starts tossing the pile of bricks to the cast.
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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 A baby bird falls from a tree. A boy puts him back, and in return, the mother bird saves the boy from embarrassment.
(First: Episode 0550)
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Cartoon A boy imagines that if the clouds were cows, it would rain milk.
(First: Episode 0650)
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Animation Sand L/l
(First: Episode 0632)
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Muppets Grover demonstrates how a phone booth is used, but it becomes crowded when he receives a call asking for "Mondipoorg."
(First: Episode 0654)
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Cartoon A man jumps into a poster of Lake Lillian.
(First: Episode 0347)
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Cartoon L is for Ladder
(First: Episode 0036)
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Muppets Simon Soundman goes to Marvin's Music City to buy a nice shiny trumpet. However, Marvin keeps bringing the wrong instrument.
(First: Episode 0458)
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Film Dot & Hill A-1 (0:22)
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SCENE 2 Herry invites Oscar to play with his bricks, but Oscar refuses -- Grouches don't play, because it's too much fun. When Oscar tells Herry to play by himself, Herry decides to improvise …
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Animation The Queen of Six explores her garden.
(First: Episode 0223)
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SCENE 2 Herry has built a brick wall around Oscar's trash can, so no one will bother Oscar.
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Film A dolphin walks backwards on the water.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0278)
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Muppets When Maurice, a hapless casanova, puts an Anything Muppet woman's head together, he tells her that he loves her, but it turns out she doesn't love him. He then proceeds to take her head apart, bit by bit, as he sings "I Want to Hold Your Ear" (as well as eyes, nose, tooth, and hair). After she walks off in a huff, he notices to his shock that the parts he set aside have attached themselves to the tablecloth, who thinks he's kinda cute.
(First: Episode 0524)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Trying and Trying Again".
(First: Episode 0631)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: L is for Lunchbox (shown in Spanish, then English)
(First: Episode 0031)
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Film A man (Barry Simpson) puts on snowshoes to bring his trash out.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0281)
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SCENE 3 After consulting with Big Bird and the kids on what else to do with his bricks, Herry decides to pretend that he's Cookie Monster and the bricks are cookies. He finds out the bricks taste pretty good.
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Cartoon L is for Lips
(First: Episode 0147)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie keeps taking glasses of water outside the apartment. Bert thinks of possible uses Ernie could have for this water. As it turns out, the kitchen faucet is broken, and Ernie's trying to get rid of the water before the apartment floods.
(First: Episode 0425)
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Film A film of things that make sounds, including birds, farm animals, vehicles and footsteps. Is silence a sound? (edited)
(First: Episode 0002)
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Film Jerry Nelson introduces the letters U and N. Other letters join them and become SUN, RUN and FUN.
(First: Episode 0230)
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Song Luis sings "Three of These Things" with three kids with umbrellas and one unlucky kid without one.
(First: Episode 0408)
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Film Dot & Hill A-2 (0:26)
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Film Russian nesting dolls 1-10
(First: Episode 0540)
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Cartoon Three chickens eat grain, and become full, fuller and fullest.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0506)
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Film Two glasses are filled with fluid, but one glass overflows as a hand keeps pouring into it. The same thing happens using salt shakers and bowls of nuts. Finally, the glasses are filled again, only one glass barely fills up as fluid is poured into it. The camera pulls out, revealing the glass is filling into another one below, which overflows as before.
(First: Episode 0576)
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Insert The Alphabet Dancers form a letter L.
(First: Episode 0449)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: L for Light
(First: Episode 0147)
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Muppets The Martians examine a grandfather clock.
(First: Episode 0407)
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Film Joe Raposo: Elephant (instrumental).
(First: Episode 0034)
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Cast Maria and David find two sets of sacks, which have incorrect numerical labels.
(First: Episode 0505)
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Muppets The Amazing Mumford waves his magic wand over a transparent glass cookie jar and makes the jar become full of cookies and then empty (over and over) as an anxious Cookie Monster watches.
(First: Episode 0287)
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SCENE 4 Big Bird tries to sing “Hi Pal” with Poco Loco, who only repeats things that sound rude.
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Cartoon A magician tries to pull a rabbit out of his hat, but instead finds the numbers 1-20, which the rabbit repeats at the end.
(First: Episode 0337)
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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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Muppets Kermit the Frog counts six happy little Twiddlebugs, and when he is finished, the Twiddlebugs have a party.
(First: Episode 0280)
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Film "Six Song (Song of Six)."
(First: Episode 0011)
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Film Dot & Hill A-3 (0:22)
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Cartoon A man has a J under his hat.
(First: Episode 0231)
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Cartoon The letter J
Artists: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0133)
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SCENE 5 The sponsors are announced.


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