Sesame Street
Oscar inadvertently helps David talk about the letter N
Air date February 11, 1975
Season Season 6 (1974-1975)
Sponsors L, N, 7
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 David shows the kids how to do “A Very Simple Dance.”
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Film Comparing a boy's skin to animals' fur, feathers, skin, and other coverings.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0108)
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Cartoon Nancy the nanny goat nibbles her nails and notices noodles.
Artist: Tee Collins
(First: Episode 0240)
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit tries to tell the story of the Three Little Pigs, but five pigs show up. He realizes he's encountered the wrong group of pigs -- one of these pigs went to market, one stayed home, and so on (alluding to the game of "This Little Piggy"). Just as he gets things straight, the Big Bad Wolf shows up and, determined not to have his fun spoiled, huffs and puffs Kermit away.
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: N - Nail
(First: Episode 0040)
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Cast Two kids cooperate on putting on smocks for painting.
(First: Episode 0284)
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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)
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SCENE 2 David asks Oscar to help him talk about the letter N. Without realizing it, Oscar says many words that begin with N.
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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)
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Film Topi antelopes nod "yes."
Music by Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0411)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — Ernie lies in bed and starts talking about how a square looks like and how many lines it has, then goes on to compare a square with a triangle. And then starts to ponder about how many sides a circle has, and goes to sleep just as Bert is about to attempt to answer the question, and ends up not being able to sleep.
(First: Episode 0132)
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Cartoon A small frog is jealous of how big an ox is, so he expands himself into a very large, round frog. He becomes so self-important and big he ends up exploding.
Artist: Etienne Delessert
(First: Episode 0660)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Flying."
(First: Episode 0394)
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Muppets Little Jerry and the Monotones sing "Proud."
(First: Episode 0408)
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Cartoon Seven monsters cause havoc in a village.
Artists: Maurice Sendak, Fred Calvert
(First: Episode 0258)
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Film George the Farmer demonstrates "fast" and "slow" by going back and forth on a fence, and in a rocking chair.
(First: Episode 0288)
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Muppets Grover and Oscar the Grouch recite the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0229)
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Film A man and children observe the life along the river.
(First: Episode 0409)
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Cartoon Simple Simon meets some strange-looking animals, all of whom have their parts switched around.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0540)
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SCENE 3 David peers around the street, cloaked. A kid paints a picture, having stroked their brush. David gets hit with a bucket of paint, making him soaked.
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Muppets Cookie Monster goes to the carnival and plays the "test your strength" game. Unbeknownst to him, the carnival barker rigged the game so nobody can win -- until Cookie finds out what the prize is.
(First: Episode 0449)
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Film A gymnast demonstrates slow.
(First: Episode 0507)
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SCENE 4 David closes his hand into a fist. Big Bird gets kissed by a kid. Bob ducks when a pie is thrown at him – “Missed!” Another pie hits him.
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Animation Sand N / n
(First: Episode 0633)
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Film A boy imagines himself and his friends playing in the snow in slow motion.
(First: Episode 0546)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie has six jellybeans, and Bert has seven. Bert thanks Ernie for giving him the extra jellybean. Ernie says that isn't fair - they should have an equal amount. To make it even, Ernie eats the extra jellybean. That's fair, isn't it?
(First: Episode 0014)
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Cartoon Eugene wants his talking crow Willis to name some N words, and Willis replies with "no," "nothing," "nobody" and "never."
(First: Episode 0101)
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Cartoon Eugene wants his talking crow Willis to name some N words, and Willis replies with "no," "nothing," "nobody" and "never." (Spanish version)
(First: Episode 0358)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie approaches Bert in a harried manner, talking rapidly. Bert tells him to talk slower so he can understand him. Ernie says, slowly, that Bert's bread is burning in the oven, which causes Bert to speak in the same rapid, harried manner.
(First: Episode 0323)
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Cartoon Kids hear an L poem.
(First: Episode 0198)
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Film A pair of hands deal cards marked with the numbers 12 to 1.
(First: Episode 0433)
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Cartoon "Lowercase n"
(First: Episode 0358)
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SCENE 5 Bob sings a song about a "Boy from Indiana".
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Muppets Cookie Monster sings "One of These Things."
(First: Episode 0174)
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Film A man karate chops 5 boards.
(First: Episode 0469)
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Muppets Story: "The Geefle and the Gonk"
The Geefle and the Gonk, two aliens, learn how to cooperate and gather nectarines together.
(First: Episode 0452)
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Cartoon An N-terview with an N (Spanish version)
Artist: John Paratore
(First: Episode 0477)
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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.
(First: Episode 0711)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: L for Light
(First: Episode 0147)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit, Shola, and Fannie count legs and heads.
(First: Episode 0619)
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Cartoon L es para luz
(First: Episode 0373)
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Film A gemsbok runs fast, then faster.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0416)
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SCENE 6 The sponsors are announced.


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