Sesame Street
Oscar doesn't want David to become a lawyer
Air date February 28, 1975
Season Season 6 (1974-1975)
Sponsors K, M, 9
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 At Hooper's Store, David is nose-deep in his studying. Oscar orders his usual cup of coffee with mustard and relish, then sees that David is studying. He fears that David will become a lawyer and stop working at Hooper's, the only place where Oscar can drink the worst coffee in the world. David ponders taking his education a step further, then tells Oscar that it takes years to become a lawyer, so he's not going anywhere anytime soon.
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover and John-John count a penny.
(First: Episode 0438)
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Cartoon "Martian Beauty" has nine hairs, nine bows, nine eyes, nine nostrils, nine arms, and nine toes.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0316)
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Film The Mad Painter #9
(First: Episode 0338)
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Muppets Herbert Birdsfoot explains what the letters M and W look like with a very uncooperative letter that keeps switching itself. The letter eventually stops switching, and Herb solves the problem by rotating the camera angle, turning the letter upside down.
(First: Episode 0155)
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Celebrity Arthur Ashe counts from 1 to 12.
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Film City alphabet (Joe Raposo instrumental with kid voiceover)
(First: Episode 0132)
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SCENE 2 Herry Monster and Maria play a “One of These Things” sorting bricks by size.
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Animation Apples fall from a tree, which bothers the hill beneath it, as Irish music underscores the segment.
Artist: Etienne Delessert
(First: Episode 0628)
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Muppets "The Story of the Boy and the Girl and the Jellybeans (Part 1)"
A boy loves jellybeans and comes across a girl who's sad because she lost hers. The boy shares his bag of jellybeans with the girl, but now he has none. Will he get his jellybeans back? Stay tuned...
(First: Episode 0016)
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Film Things that start with M
(First: Episode 0620)
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Muppets "The Story of the Boy and the Girl and the Jellybeans (Part 2)"
The boy who gave his jellybeans away finds the girl again. This time she's afraid of a monster, but the boy assures her that if the monster comes around, he'll be there to help out. Rewarding his kindness, she gives the boy back his jellybeans. All is well until the monster shows up and the girl reveals the reason the monster was bothering her was because he wanted the jellybeans. Now the boy has them, so she's no longer afraid. The monster eats the entire bag of jellybeans and gives the boy a kiss. Our hero is no longer afraid, but he still doesn't have jellybeans. Stay tuned....
(First: Episode 0016)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: M for Mail
(First: Episode 0013)
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Muppets "The Story of the Boy and the Girl and the Jellybeans (Part 3)"
The boy is mad because he has an empty bag and no jellybeans, and the girl is mad because she found her jellybeans, but she doesn't have anything to put them in. They decide to share, and the girl puts her jellybeans in the boy's bag. A happy ending with jellybeans for all!
(First: Episode 0016)
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Celebrity Arthur Ashe demonstrates up and down.
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Song David sings Three of These Things: Three kids riding a one-seat bicycle, and two kids riding a two-seat bicycle.
(First: Episode 0450)
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Film Various objects become OPEN.
(First: Episode 0442)
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Muppets An Anything Muppet man arrives at a gas station, hoping to be filled in a short time. Instead, his car takes a long time to fill while the attendant fills other cars in a short time.
(First: Episode 0540)
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Cartoon "Bumble Ardy #9" -- Young Bumble Ardy invites nine pigs to his birthday party while his mother, Sweet Adeline, is away.
(First: Episode 0283)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Take a Breath."
(First: Episode 0347)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — While Ernie looks after Hooper's Store, Bert asks him for something to drink. Ernie starts out with a glass of unflavored soda water, tastes it, and decides it's too dull for his ol' buddy Bert. To Bert's dismay, Ernie then adds some strawberry syrup to the soda water, then a scoop of ice cream, and finally, some whipped cream. Now it's an ice cream soda, which Bert doesn't want... but Ernie does.
(First: Episode 0539)
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Cartoon Number count to 20 (w/ cameo appearance by Cookie Monster), followed by cast list at the end.
(First: Episode 0350)
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Muppets An Anything Muppet sings "I'm Cold" in the middle of a blizzard.
(First: Episode 0368)
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Cartoon Melvin the Moving Man has magnificent muscles.
Music: Dick Lavsky and Alan Cagan, Narrator: Allen Swift
(First: Episode 0207)
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Cast Mr. Hooper and Susan play astronauts on a mission on the Moon. Susan attempts to tally up the three moon rocks, which float off into space one by one (followed by her superior).
(First: Episode 0524)
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Cartoon OPEN -- "Would you mind closing our OPEN?"
(First: Episode 0512)
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Film Kids narrate a tortilla contest in English and Spanish.
(First: Episode 0456)
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Cartoon One of these things doesn't belong (shoe pairs)
(First: Episode 0490)
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SCENE 3 Big Bird, wearing an aviator hat and goggles, reads a poem that he's written about the hawk.
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Film A turtle walks slowly.
Music: "Funeral March of a Marionette" by Charles Gounod
(First: Episode 0281)
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SCENE 3
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Big Bird points out that we just saw a turtle, not a hawk. He repeats the poem.
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Cartoon M for mouse, mud, and mother
(First: Episode 0073)
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SCENE 3
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A frustrated Big Bird reads the poem one last time.
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Film An osprey flies around.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0293)
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SCENE 3
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Big Bird feels dizzy after seeing the film, and says we'll pretend to be turtles next time.
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Cartoon Once there were two men. Each had his own idea. One man told his thought to the other man, then the other man told his idea to the first man. Now both men knew twice as much.
(First: Episode 0268)
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit has received a phone call which tells him that there is someone who has been standing out in a terrible snow storm for a long time. Kermit asks everyone who passes by, "Are you that person?" But everyone he asks has been out in the snow for only a short time. Kermit refuses to give up, however, and tells us to stay tuned.
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Cartoon K for kite
(First: Episode 0489)
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash (cont'd): Kermit, now shivering a little, is still looking for the person who's been standing out in the snow for a long time. He even asks Farley, too. Still no success yet.
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Cartoon K-kick
(First: Episode 0463)
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash (cont'd): Kermit is now buried up to his neck in snow, colder than ever. He calls the attention of passerby Harvey Kneeslapper, who tells Kermit that he is the one who made the call, which was a prank call. As it turns out, Kermit was the one standing out in the storm.
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Celebrity Arthur Ashe counts from 1 to 12. (no voiceover)
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Cartoon M is for Moo
Music: Larry Rosen and Charles Myers
(First: Episode 0276)
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SCENE 4 The sponsors are announced and the credits roll.


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