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Herry Monster plays games
Air date March 14, 1975
Season Season 6 (1974-1975)
Sponsors F, H, 8
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Herry Monster joins in a game of "Kick the Can" -- and he kicks Oscar's trash can while Oscar is inside.
Cartoon "Poverty H”
(First: Episode 0020)
Insert Three of These Kids are jumping rope, but the fourth one is sitting down and reading a book.
(First: Episode 0415)
SCENE 2 Herry, inspired by what he just saw, decides to join Big Bird and the kids in jumping rope. He tells Big Bird to jump, but Big Bird gets tangled in the rope when he does.
Animation "The King of Eight"
(First: Episode 0225)
Cartoon What if my best friend were a gorilla?
(First: Episode 0598)
Song "What Kids Are Made Of" - a song about body parts. (part 1)
(First: Episode 0003)
SCENE 3 Herry asks Jay if he can join him in playing basketball, but Jay refuses. Herry offers to re-inflate his basketball for him, but causes it to explode.
What Kids Are Made Of part 2.jpg
Song "What Kids Are Made Of" - a song about body parts. (part 2)
(First: Episode 0003)
Cartoon Jazz #8
(First: Episode 0016)
Cartoon A shoemaker shows how he measures (human) feet with his ruler.
(First: Episode 0618)
SCENE 4 Maria feels sorry for Herry, but David has found a perfect game for him: Pick-up Sticks. Herry is one step ahead of David, however, and prefers to pick up giant boards of lumber.
Cartoon H is for horseshoe.
(First: Episode 0020)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie pretends to be a dog and a duck. Bert then pretends to be a train, and does it so well that a train conductor and passengers come through the apartment.
(First: Episode 0645)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: H is for hole
(First: Episode 0080)
Song David sings "Who You Looking At, Tiger?"
(First: Episode 0371)
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit talks about the word "Taxi." After describing how a taxi works, a small Muppet calls "taxi!" and the word drives up to him. He enters through the X, which opens like a door, and then the word TAXI takes off down the line.
(First: Episode 0312)
Gnomes flower vase.jpg
Cartoon Three little men climb up the three flower stems.
(First: Episode 0634)
Muppets An Anything Muppet boy teaches "forward" and "backward" with a group of Muppets who keep running over the boy when his back is turned.
(First: Episode 0069)
Cartoon A mad scientist puts together a capital H.
(First: Episode 0284)
Film / Animation Part 1: A boy declares he wants to build a building. He and an adult voiceover describe how the building will be made, intercut with stop-motion animation and live-action footage. The two then wait for the foundational cement to dry...
(First: Episode 0142)
Littlethings orig.jpg
Song Joe Raposo sings "Little Things."
(First: Episode 0655)
Film / Animation Part two: With the cement dried, the boy's building is brought to completion.
(First: Episode 0142)
Cast fractured letter H.jpg
Cast Maria, Susan, Luis and David put together a fractured letter H.
(First: Episode 0422)
Cartoon Fleas have fun in fur!
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0629)
Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Crocodile
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0410)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Bert thinks that Ernie has eaten his cookies, but it turns out that Cookie Monster (dressed as Ernie) ate the cookies.
(First: Episode 0158)
Cartoon A flea circus performs feats beginning with the letter F.
(First: Episode 0309)
Cartoon Alice Braithwaite Goodyshoes uses a wind-up doll to show forward and backward.
(First: Episode 0157)
Film Joe Raposo: What Babies Are Called
(First: Episode 0116)
Muppets Herbert Birdsfoot and Grover talk about "AN" words. Herbert demonstrates the words themselves, while Grover provides visual aids. The first word they talk about is RAN. While Herbert talks about how to make the word, Grover keeps running around the scene until he tires himself out.
(First: Episode 0160)
Cartoon A big elephant and a small elephant make lowercase Hs come out of their trunks.
Artist: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0162)
Muppets Herbert now makes the word "CAN," so Grover makes a stack of them, which he knocks over.
(First: Episode 0160)
Cartoon H for hair
(First: Episode 0475)
Muppets Finally, Herbert makes the word "FAN." Grover brings in a fan that blows them both away.
(First: Episode 0160)
Film Sesame Street Animal Films: A widow bird flies from one tree to another.
(First: Episode 0391)
Cartoon Jazz #8 (repeat)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” After watching the Jazz #8 cartoon, Ernie gets Bert to play a game with him, in which he says, "I one the sandbox," Bert says "I two the sandbox," and so on until Bert gets to "I eight the sandbox." "How'd it taste?" Ernie asks.
(First: Episode 0019)
Animation "The King of Eight" (repeat)
Muppets Roosevelt Franklin and his mother sing "Roosevelt Franklin Counts".
(First: Episode 0068)
Cartoon One of These Footprints says "excuse me."
(First: Episode 0487)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: H is for hole (repeat)
Film Letter H hoist
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0336)
Insert Luis repairs a film projector, which he uses to play some of Big Bird's home movies for the kids. It shows scenes with Big Bird and Maria and Luis, but the malfunctioning projector causes the footage to go forwards and backwards.
(First: Episode 0630)
Insert A pianist plays "The Blue Danube" with Oscar the Grouch accompanying on horns.
(First: Episode 0537)
SCENE 5 The sponsors are announced and the credits roll.

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