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Sesame Street
Maria and Big Bird play a rhyming game
(repeat of 0420)
Air date March 28, 1975
Season Season 6 (1974-1975)
Sponsors A, B, 5
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.

Picture Segment Description
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
The Wicked Witch from the Snow White story plans to fool the mirror into saying that she is the fairest -- but she hasn't counted on Kermit hiding behind a curtain. When she sees him, she realizes that he really is pretty good-looking.
(First: Episode 0685)
SCENE 1 Maria plays a rhyming game with Big Bird and the kids in the arbor where she gives them a word and tells them to come back with an object that rhymes with. She starts with knock and the kids bring back a sock, a rock, a clock, and a block. Next she assigns them hair and the kids return with a chair. Big Bird has made his way over to 123 Sesame Street where he finds a stair. It's cemented down, so he leaves to retrieve his tools.
Cartoon "The Story of A": A witch tells bored kids a story about the letter A involving an ant's apple getting stolen by an archer.
(First: Episode 0130)
SCENE 2 Just as Big Bird is about to saw away a stair from the stoop of 123, Maria stops him and says he can't ruin the stairs for a game; he'll have to find something else that rhymes with hair. Maria gives him a hint: it has four legs. After some thought, Big Bird resolves to go catch himself a bear.
Muppets Two children, who can only read some words, resolve their fight over a large book by helping each other and reading alternate words.
(First: Episode 0297)
SCENE 3 Big Bird has set out a series of honey jars leading up to his nest in order to catch a bear. He sits and waits for his prey as Maria comes by and commends him on find the object that rhymes with hair and has four legs: a chair.
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Film A Stool For Me
(First: Episode 0513)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: A for Ape
(First: Episode 0006)
Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper: Do Ya Have an A on Ya?
(First: Episode 0293)
Cartoon Jazz #5
(First: Episode 0007)
Film Kids climb in and out of a tire.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0450)
Cartoon A man walks in an IN.
(First: Episode 0511)
Muppets Ernie has a bag of cookies, and locks them in a safe to protect them from Cookie Monster. When the monster discovers that the cookies are locked up tight, he eats the safe.
(First: Episode 0581)
Film Five bugs are counted, until one bug engulfs the other four.
Artist: Etienne Delessert
(First: Episode 0628)
SCENE 4 Maria sits at a table and notes that an egg sitting over the opening of a milk jug is out of the bottle. A match placed inside the jar creates a vacuum and sucks the egg inside. It's now in the bottle.
Cartoon Big Daniel Boone looks for a bear.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0627)
Film Counting the circus clowns
(First: Episode 0501)
Cartoon What if a turtle and rabbit switched appearances?
(First: Episode 0451)
Muppets Grover sings "What Do I Do When I'm Alone?"
(First: Episode 0269)
Cartoon A man tries to figure out where a squeaky sound is coming from; it turns out to be a giant's squeaky shoes. "Surprise!"
Song Joe Raposo sings "Flies on Animals" over footage of animals bugged by pests.
(First: Episode 0449)
Cast Luis is dressed for snow, but is stuck at the beach. David dresses for the beach, but finds himself in the snow. They happily switch places.
(First: Episode 0497)
Cartoon A man talks about going to the city, without noticing he's walking right through it.
SCENE 5 Susan and the kids sort a hammer, saw, pliers, and a shoe.
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Bert urges Ernie to go to sleep, but Ernie won't go to sleep until the person living upstairs drops his other shoe. When the shoe finally drops, Ernie wakes Bert up to tell him about it.
(First: Episode 0176)
A for ape toon.jpg
Cartoon A for Ape (who crashes into a tree and forms a SHAPE)
(First: Episode 0602)
Film Anne Meara narrates a silent movie of a girl who is stuck IN the quicksand.
(First: Episode 0511)
Cartoon A story about an ape and a bird, using the letter A.
(First: Episode 0158)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Snuffy and Joey say the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0671)
Cartoon The Typewriter: A for airplane
Cartoon I've got a mind: squares make a box.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0252)
Muppets Super Grover: Young Willy Nilly is scared to get his hair cut. Super Grover tells Willy that haircuts are scary, but he must be brave. However, Max the barber shows them both that haircuts do not hurt, and soon they are no longer afraid of hair cuts.
(First: Episode 0717)
Cartoon At the beach, the Bee Bee and the Barker family greet each other while saying their names that begin with the letter B.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0627)
Cast Part 1: Luis enters limbo dressed in funny clothes and reads a sign that says "agua". Puzzled, he holds it to the camera and says the word again just as he's drenched from above with water.
(First: Episode 0420)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: B for Bug
(First: Episode 0137)
Film Elephants in the zoo.
(First: Episode 0283)
Cast Part 2: Luis enters again with an umbrella and reads the "agua" sign. Nothing happens, so he reads it again. He lowers the umbrella, reads it one more time, and gets drenched in water again.
(First: Episode 0420)
Muppets The Count hires Ernie to answer his phone so that he won't be bothered with calls while he is counting. However, when the phone rings, the Count wants to count the rings, and won't let Ernie pick up the phone until it's too late. "I told you it wouldn't be easy," the Count explains.
(First: Episode 0539)
Cartoon Donnie Budd sings about animals in groups of five on a farm.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0323)
Cast Part 3: Luis returns with Maria and indicates that she should read the sign (as he snickers). Maria reads "agua" while water pours on Luis.
(First: Episode 0420)
Cartoon What if we celebrated Valentine's Day with chickens instead of hearts?
(First: Episode 0488)
Muppets Old West: Five good men are needed to form a posse and catch Bad Bart, the meanest man in the West. The sheriff counts five men in the saloon, and tries to organize them. But it turns out that there are only four good men -- one of them is Bad Bart!
(First: Episode 0554)
Film Kids watch as construction workers paint a number 5 on the street using a stencil.
(First: Episode 0497)
Cartoon A man sees a giant OUT, yells the word, and everyone runs out of it.
(First: Episode 0550)
Muppets Big Bird sings "The Sound of the Letter A".
(First: Episode 0345)
Animation Sand A/a
(First: Episode 0628)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Ernie, Bert, and Shola observe a letter A. Ernie calls out, "A, Bert!"
(First: Episode 0551)
Song "Look Around, Look Around", a song about seasons.
(First: Episode 0556)
Cartoon An orchestra conductor asks "May I have an A, please?" at which point a giant letter A falls from the sky.
Cartoon Cat / fat / hat / sat / rat / bat / scat / splat / flat / pat
Voice: Daws Butler
Cartoon Speech Balloon: A for Ape (repeat)
SCENE 6 Goodbye

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