Sesame Street
Oscar gets a job as a dishwasher
(repeat of 0442)
Air date April 10, 1975
Season Season 6 (1974-1975)
Sponsors C, U, 6
This episode guide has been compiled from materials at the CTW Archives.


StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Bob greets the viewer with some kids, and finds out how old they are.
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SCENE 2 Susan and Mr. Hooper encounter Oscar looking for employment in the want ads; he needs extra money to buy a Malted Mud Machine. Mr. Hooper tells him that he’s got a lot of dirty dishes at his store, and Oscar signs up.
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SCENE 3 David notices that Oscar is unhappy when washing dishes, because he regrets cleaning off all the gunk and grime that grouches love.
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SCENE 4 Oscar having scored a job at the city dump, revels in all the trash he’s surrounded by. The only trouble is, he’d rather save all the trash he’s given than throw it out, so he gets fired.
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SCENE 5 Susan, David, Luis and Bob meet Oscar, now a construction worker, at the corner of 74th and Fenimore Street. Oscar loves this new job because he gets to use a pneumatic drill to assist in tearing down old buildings.
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SCENE 6 Bob sings the Classification Song: three big boots and one small hiking shoe.
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SCENE 7 Luis, Bob and Susan demonstrate between with some kids.
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SCENE 8 Big Bird recites a poem about the octopus.
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SCENE 9 Luis sings the Classification Song in Spanish: three small 6s and one large 6.
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SCENE 10 The sponsors are announced.

Known segments

Picture Segment Description
Countblocks

Countblocks3
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie asks Bert to keep an eye on his pyramid of blocks. The Count walks by, and counts the blocks, moving them out of the pyramid shape. Then he counts them again, putting them back into the pyramid. Bert yells at the Count for moving Ernie's blocks, so the Count counts the blocks again, taking the pyramid apart.
(First: Episode 0406)
0926x
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentErnie, Bert, and Shola illustrate "between."
(First: Episode 0542)
Clip 4
Muppets Grover watches Mumford practice a trick, making a rabbit come out of his hat. Mumford has trouble getting a rabbit to come out of the hat, and both are oblivious to the fact that Grover is turning into a rabbit.
(First: Episode 0407)
2963-A6
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentJohn-John and Herry Monster count to twenty.
(First: Episode 0441)
Astronaut Hooper and Susan sketch
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)
Planning Ahead
Muppets Ernie & Bert — It's a sunny day at the beach, and Bert remembered to bring everything. Ernie, however, only brought an umbrella in case it rains... which it does.
(First: Episode 0284)
2073q1
Film At a fiesta, a group of kids try to break through a piñata.
(First: Episode 0620)
WeaverBird
Song Joe Raposo sings "Weaver Bird."
(First: Episode 0372)
Typewriterguy
Cartoon The Typewriter: C-cat
AMs hair alphabet
Muppets Two Anything Muppets with hair over their eyes recite the alphabet.
2795e
Cartoon A man illustrates 'between' in various situations throughout his work day.
1454-Between
Cartoon A pirate has his mate dig for treasure, which is buried between two trees. The mate doesn't know what between means. He finally gets the message, but a parrot makes off with the treasure.
Richardpryoralphabet
Celebrity Richard Pryor recites the alphabet.


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