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Sesame Street
Snuffy-sized trash can
(repeat of 0415)
Air date March 26, 1975
Season Season 6 (1974-1975)
Directed by Robert Myhrum
Sponsors Q, S, 11


Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Mr. Snuffleupagus greets Jay on the street and explains that he was writing the alphabet, but he made a mistake, so he's going to throw his paper away. When he tosses it on the ground, Jay tells him he can't just dispose of it anywhere, it has to go in a trash can. Snuffy realizes what he's done, leaves the trash where it is for now, and leaves to go home and retrieve his trash can.
Cartoon Henson: Eleven Cheer
(First: Episode 0273)
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SCENE 2 Snuffy returns with an enormous trash can and asks Jay to pick up the trash for him and throw it away. Jay shoots it in like a basketball and Snuffy awards him two points. Satisfied with the proper disposal of his trash, Snuffy says he's got to be going and leaves the trash can behind.
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Maria and Mr. Hooper approach the oversized trash can and figure it's the biggest of its kind anyone's ever seen. They wonder how it got there and figure it must have something to do with Oscar the Grouch. They confront Oscar about leaving such a monstrosity right in the middle of Sesame Street, but he claims it's his first time seeing it and says it can stay right where it is; he loves it. Maria and Mr. Hooper disagree; it can't stay there. They can't move it themselves, so they leave to get some help.
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Bert notices that Ernie has a piece of string tied on his finger. Ernie says that the string tied on this finger helps to remind him that there's a piece of string tied on this finger. And so on. The string on the last finger is there to remind him that they're out of string.
(First: Episode 0163)
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SCENE 3 Oscar has been messing around in the large can, declares it for himself, and starts making plans to move all his belongings in. Snuffy returns to bring the can back home and begins to drag it down the street.
Cartoon A boy gets lost, and encounters a man with a yo-yo, who tells him to remember everything he passed.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0408)
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SCENE 4 Oscar emerges from his can ready to move in to his new pad, but he's stunned to see that the oversized trash can is gone. Maria and Mr. Hooper return with David, and everyone accuses the other of moving the trash can away. Jay joins them and says the giant receptacle belongs to the Snuffleupagus, but everyone treats the suggestion as fantasy.
Cartoon Hypnotic "Q" rainbow
(First: Episode 0440)
Animation Sand Q/q
(First: Episode 0623)
Muppets An Anything Muppet girl shows the viewers that the number 11 is the same right side up and upside down.
(First: Episode 0183)
Cartoon The Typewriter: "Q", Quiet
Film Building a log cabin
(First: Episode 0602)
Cartoon A man assembles the word LOVE, and a bird pecks the O into the shape of a heart.
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SCENE 5 Big Bird tries to demonstrate some Q words, but the tail falls off, causing a series of misunderstandings. First, David thinks Big Bird is demonstrating a circle, then Maria thinks he's demonstrating the letter O, and finally, Mr. Hooper thinks Big Bird doesn't know where his own tail feathers are. Finally, Big Bird tells off the mischievous tail with one Q word... "QUIT"... which he does.
Cartoon Q for Quiet
Artist: John Korty
(First: Episode 0441)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie asks Bert to play a game where they take turns counting and then saying "Q". Ernie goes first with "1 Q", and Bert follows with "2 Q". The game continues, until Bert gets to "10 Q". "You're welcome, Bert!" Ernie says.
(First: Episode 0440)
Film Some kids observe a woman drawing pictures of a building, and eventually guess that she's an architect.
Cartoon Rumba pencils (first, last, Crazy Melvin)
(First: Episode 0638)
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SCENE 6 David and the kids play "One of These Things" with pictures of trash cans.
Film Kids identify broccoli through close-ups.
(First: Episode 0357)
Muppets Grover is astonished to find that he's multiplied into four Grovers.
(First: Episode 0718)
Cartoon On his way to the store, a boy gets distracted and remembers to buy different things.
Film Kids identify a piece of cabbage in close-up.
(First: Episode 0368)
Muppets An Anything Muppet teaches another to count by singing "Beep."
Cartoon Three frogs show first, middle and last while hopping over each other.
(First: Episode 0411)
Film Otters in the zoo
(First: Episode 0487)
Cartoon King Minus and the Disappearing Dragons
(First: Episode 0345)
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SCENE 7 Oscar comments on the previous cartoon and says it would be great to have the ability to touch something and make it disappear. He imagines himself as King Oscar with a crown and a wand that makes Maria, David, and Mr. Hooper vanish when they nicely invite him to do pleasant things. He glisses back to reality and realizes he'd rather have people around to bother him. He calls Maria, David, and Mr. Hooper over and tells them he's really happy to have them around... because they make him sick.
Cartoon S is for subway, sailboat, sled, scooter, skates, skis, and stop.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0279)
Film The camera zooms out on a pepper as kids guess what it is.
(First: Episode 0390)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Ernie, Bert and Shola talk about taking a nap.
(First: Episode 0537)
Cartoon A voice asks a face if it's aware of the letter S, and it is revealed that the face belongs to a snake.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0278)
Film A film insert of kittens playing, with child voiceovers in English and Spanish.
(First: Episode 0429)
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SCENE 8 Mr. Hooper demonstrates a full and empty jar of jellybeans. The tape reverses and fills the jar again.
Cartoon Q-quiet! (tree chopping)
(First: Episode 0675)
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SCENE 9 David the Magnificent empties a hat of ping pong balls without flipping it over; he pulls the hat away and the balls fall out of a hole cut in the hat.
Cartoon Krazy Kat proves his love for Ignatz Mouse with a block of cheese. Ignatz carves it into the word "LOVE."
(First: Episode 0615)
0415 08.jpg
SCENE 10 Maria shows a full glass of milk. She places cardboard over the top, flips it over, and demonstrates that it's still full of milk.
Film Footage of a rattlesnake
(First: Episode 0294)
Muppets Kermit and Grover draw a Q on-screen.
(First: Episode 0493)
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SCENE 11 Big Bird reads a poem about a hippopotamus.
Film Hippos
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0415)
Muppets Some Muppet kids (including Farley) plan to decorate their clubhouse, but each one is only able to find one item. They are upset at their individual failures, until they see what a difference each item makes when they're all hung up.
(First: Episode 0280)
Film Several people help a man when his car is stuck in the mud.
(First: Episode 0619)
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SCENE 12 Maria and David sing "Tu Me Gustas".
Cartoon A man walks by different people who demonstrate what love is.
(First: Episode 0292)
Muppets Waiter Grover: Hamburger - Mr. Johnson wants a hamburger. The restaurant offers two sizes: the big hamburgers and the small hamburgers. When the small hamburgers are too small, he orders a big one, but because there have been some problems with the big hamburger, Grover tries to convince him to order several small ones.
(First: Episode 0705)
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SCENE 13 Maria and David play with the kids in the arbor while Big Bird and Oscar announce the sponsors: Q, S, and "rotten" 11.

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