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Sesame Street
Big Bird's cousin Herman visits Sesame Street
Air date February 21, 1975
Season Season 6 (1974-1975)
Directed by Jimmy Baylor
Production November 6, 1974
Sponsors D, W, 4

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Big Bird shows Luis the bird house he made for his cousin Herman Bird to stay in during his visit, but it falls apart because he didn't use anything to hold it together.
Cartoon W for Wilbur
(First: Episode 0366)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird returns with some nails, but finds that he can't get them into the wood with his bare hands. Luis sends him away to get a hammer.
Cartoon Donnie Budd counts four lions.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0300)
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SCENE 3 Herman arrives and he's much bigger than the last time Big Bird saw him, so he offers Luis to give the bird house to his parakeet.
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit the Frog witnesses how the mailman and salesman knock at the door while the Big Bad Wolf chases Little Red Riding Hood around the bed. Eventually, the Woodsman shows up, and Red and the Wolf chase him for cutting down a maple tree which was their favorite one.
(First: Episode 0621)
Film Four Song (Song of Four)
(First: Episode 0006)
Cartoon A girl explains (in poetry) how she failed trying to make a snowman without using snow.
(First: Episode 0480)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie struggles to save a plate of cookies for Bert. Beautiful Day Monster disguises himself as a baker and a little girl to trick Ernie out of four of the five cookies, but Bert blames Ernie.
(First: Episode 0041)
Cartoon A small man and his assistant, Dudley, attempt to demonstrate both the capital and lower-case letter D.
(First: Episode 0016)
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)
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SCENE 4 Herman makes his way around the neighborhood pleased with how friendly everyone is around here. Maria greets him thinking it's Big Bird and asks for her watering can back, but Herman doesn't know what she's talking about and leaves. Maria finds herself annoyed until Big Bird approaches from the other direction offering her the watering can back. This continues a few times until both birds are talking to Maria at once. She apologizes to Herman for not being friendlier at first and Herman says he'll have a great visit so long as no one asks him for any watering cans.
Muppets "Fat Cat"
(First: Episode 0536)
Cartoon A pig sings "Pig's Love Song."
(First: Episode 0462)
Film A film of butterflies
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0406)
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Cartoon Elephants have 4 legs.
(First: Episode 0560)
Cartoon "Wanda the Witch"
Artist: Tee Collins
(First: Episode 0001)
Muppets Simon Soundman tries to buy a saw at Sam's General Store.
(First: Episode 0409)
Animation Shape organization, part 1
(First: Episode 0419)
Cartoon Two men discuss who they love, as one man asserts that you can't love an ice cream cone.
(EKA: Episode 0339)

Muppets In a Dragnet parody, Sergeant Thursday and Ben hunt for a wanted W.
(First: Episode 0395)
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SCENE 5 Luis, Rudi, and two other musicians play "Change It to a Song" in the Fix-It Shop.
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Muppets Grover the Assistant: Herbert Birdsfoot arranges three blocks for Grover to count. No matter how the blocks are arranged, they still add up to three. Herbert asks Grover to count some oranges as well. Grover confesses that he's good at counting blocks -- but he doesn't know how to count oranges!
(First: Episode 0192)
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Cartoon An anthropomorphic cloud blows a wild wind disturbing some farm animals.
(First: Episode 0407)
Muppets The Count's bats are upset; he always gets to count, but the bats don't. The Count decides to let the bats count all of the Counts, while the Count counts all the bats... but there's only one Count.
(First: Episode 0625)
Cartoon A janitor sweeps up his own footprints the wrong way, then the right way. Just then, a giant centipede leaves tracks all over the floor.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0247)
Film How milk is made, featuring the song "Hey Cow."
(First: Episode 0001)
Animation Shape organization, part 2
(First: Episode 0419)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Cookie Monster and Melody subtract cookies.
(First: Episode 0425)
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Cartoon A man uses drinking glasses on his eyes and pours water over his seeing glasses.
(First: Episode 0485)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie and Bert are watching TV, but Bert gets bored and decides to play a record. Ernie tells him to turn down the volume, but Bert won't, so Ernie drowns out Bert's music by playing the radio. Bert then retaliates by turning on the blender. With all four things running at once, they blow a fuse, causing a total blackout in their apartment. Bert goes outside to fix the fuse box, while Ernie turns off all the things that were running. When the lights come back on, they decide to play cards instead of fight.
(First: Episode 0003)
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Transition Bridge #12 - Glass smashes
(First: Episode 0276)
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SCENE 6 Big Bird and Herman try to sleep in Big Bird's nest, but Herman, who's from the country, can't sleep with all the city noises. Big Bird gets an idea and begins looking for his tape recorder.
Animation Sand W/w
(First: Episode 0641)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie tells Bert about his so-called "boring" day at the zoo.
(First: Episode 0020)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #2: Last dot is late and travels through the others
(First: Episode 0001)
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SCENE 7 Big Bird plays a recording of Herman's farm he made when he visited, filled with sounds of barn animals. It puts Herman to sleep, but prompts everyone on Sesame Street to shout and throw things at them. Maria announces the sponsors and the credits roll.

CLOSING SIGNS Maria and Bob hold up the Sesame Street sign and Luis holds up the CTW sign at the end.

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