Sesame Street
Herry Monster doesn’t want to eat breakfast
Air date March 21, 1975
Season Season 6 (1974-1975)
Sponsors P, R, 2
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 At Hooper's Store, Luis and Gordon insist that Herry Monster eat his breakfast, otherwise he’ll get angry and mean, but Herry would rather build something. He becomes so impatient about building something that he gets angry when he sees Luis eating his breakfast slowly. He gets so angry that he throws his bowl of cereal against the wall and storms off.
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Cartoon R is for Rooster, Robber, and Rake...
Artist: Fred Calvert
(First: Episode 0011)
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Film The Mad Painter #2
(First: Episode 0309)
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Cartoon A ragged rabbit, red rooster, and raving rhinoceros participate in the Race for the Roses.
(First: Episode 0144)
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SCENE 2 Herry admits to us that he does want breakfast, but is too macho to admit he was wrong and Gordon was right. Susan invites Herry to play a “One of These Things” game using a book, a newspaper, a magazine, and a bowl of cereal. Herry becomes very angry when he sees the bowl. He thinks the whole thing is a trick to get him to eat his cereal.
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Cartoon P Words (including parachute and plug)
(First: Episode 0296)
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SCENE 3 Herry is feeling grouchy, so he goes over to play with Oscar, but Oscar is busy eating his breakfast. Herry fumes, “They’re all against me. All of ‘em! It’s the great breakfast conspiracy!”
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Cartoon A wizard turns into R things.
(First: Episode 0369)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — Ernie has a collection of Rs in a box. He shows Bert, who says that Ernie will be the laughingstock of Sesame Street if anyone else finds out. Ernie sadly throws away his Rs - and Bert asks to have the box for his J collection.
(First: Episode 0014)
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Cartoon Julius and Jasper: "Why are you holding one leg up in the air, Jasper?" "Because if I hold two legs up in the air, I fall down!"
Animation by Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0406)
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SCENE 4 A weary Herry returns to Hooper’s and admits to Gordon and Luis that he was wrong. He agrees to clean up the mess he made, but still won’t eat his breakfast … because it’s time for lunch.
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Cartoon A guru counts to twenty.
(First: Episode 0276)
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Insert Richie Havens and his band play "It's Pouring."
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Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Lions walk down a trail.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0367)
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Cartoon A guru counts to twenty. (Spanish version)
(First: Episode 0276)
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Muppets Caveperson Days: King Ernie has a problem -- the cavemen write everything on rocks, which are too heavy to carry around. He calls upon the Royal Smart Person to invent something lighter to write on.
(First: Episode 0409)
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Cartoon Men in boxes sound out the word RUN.
(First: Episode 0369)
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Film Kids identify pairs of animals in a zoo.
(First: Episode 0364)
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Cartoon A girl uses her imagination while sitting on a sofa.
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit and Joey sing "The Alphabet Song."
(First: Episode 0426)
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Cartoon P is for Puppy
(First: Episode 0199)
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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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Cartoon The uses of water
(First: Episode 0139)
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Film Marching band cymbal crash #2
(First: Episode 0527)
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Cartoon A stubborn hippo sits on a girl's ball, and she tries to figure out how to get it back.
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SCENE 5 The Count looks down, while counting his footsteps. Susan tells him that he can miss all the great things going on if he looks down. When the Count says that counting footsteps is great, Susan sings "Nearly Missed". The Count then decides to look up instead of down, and starts counting clouds.
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Film Kids compete in a speed skating competition (version two).
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0414)
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Cartoon A woman fixes her car by putting a letter r under the hood, and it goes "Rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!"
(First: Episode 0410)
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Film Kids compete in a speed skating competition (version three).
(First: Episode 0460)
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Muppets Roosevelt Franklin Elementary School: Roosevelt Franklin and his class name some great people.
(First: Episode 0515)
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Animation A scoop of ice cream makes its way to the top of a cone.
(First: Episode 0505)
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Muppets A boy watches a circle around him get bigger and smaller.
(First: Episode 0285)
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Animation A roof finds its way to the top of a house.
(First: Episode 0505)
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Muppets Maria reads "The Boy Who Cried Monster." A terrible, cookie-stealing monster helps to teach a mischievous Anything Muppet boy an important lesson.
(First: Episode 0412)
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Cartoon The Typewriter: R for Rope
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Cartoon A polar bear learns what "EXIT" means.
Animation: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0131)
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Muppets "High, Middle, Low"
(First: Episode 0236)
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Cartoon A clam tells a fisherman why he's not catching any fish: he pulled all the plants out of the pond.
(First: Episode 0408)
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SCENE 6 Susan tries teaching Big Bird to dance, but Big Bird has a hard time following her. The Count appears, counting 1-2-3-4 to the beat of the music playing, which makes it easier for Big Bird, until The Count gets distracted by counting the times Big Bird says “Sorry”.
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Muppets Grover and the letter R, which ROLLS, ROCKS, RUNS, and ROCKETS.
(First: Episode 0194)
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Film Detective Fred (Joe Raposo) is sent by his boss (Danny Epstein) to locate the number 20. Throughout the office and on the streets of New York, Fred tracks down the numbers 11 through 18 in numerical order by spying his surroundings. When he finds his way to Apartment 19, he discovers it is occupied by a gorilla, who leads him directly to the elusive 20.
(First: Episode 0277)
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Cartoon The word EXIT walks out of the room.
(First: Episode 0635)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Dressed Up."
(First: Episode 0302)
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Animation A small ball discovers a mirror, which shows visions of various other balls.
(First: Episode 0645)
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SCENE 7 Gordon now keeps time while Susan and Big Bird dance. The Count sits by and announces the sponsors, and the credits follow.


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