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
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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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Cartoon "I'm six years old today!"
Artist: Jim Simon
(First: Episode 0357)
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Film Some kids observe a woman drawing pictures of a building, and eventually guess that she's an architect.
(First: Episode 0768)
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Celebrity Richard Pryor plays all the parts in a scenario of two kids meeting a new kid who wants to play.
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — Ernie 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)
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Film At a fiesta, a group of kids try to break through a piñata.
(First: Episode 0619)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: C for cat (impostor)
(First: Episode 0029)
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Film C is for cars on the highway.
(First: Episode 0469)
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Cartoon C - Cake
(First: Episode 0153)
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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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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.
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Celebrity Richard Pryor recites the alphabet.
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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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Cartoon "All right, now that you've eaten everything in sight, would you mind telling me what you plan to have for dessert?"
(First: Episode 0006)
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Muppets Two Anything Muppets with hair over their eyes recite the alphabet.
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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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Animation Russian nesting dolls 10-1
(First: Episode 0563)
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Muppets Roosevelt Franklin Elementary School: Roosevelt Franklin instructs the class in an exercise: "Lean to the left! Lean to the right! Stand up, sit down! (That's alright!)"
(First: Episode 0729)
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Cartoon A man illustrates 'between' in various situations throughout his work day.
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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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Cartoon A boy looks for the telephone as it rings.
(First: Episode 0684)
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Muppets Little Jerry and the Monotones sing "Telephone Rock."
(First: Episode 0733)
1095o.jpg Cartoon C is for Cowboy
(First: Episode 0703)
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Animation Sand C/c
(First: Episode 0625)
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Cartoon A man gets a letter C in the mail.
(First: Episode 0294)
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SCENE 6 Luis, Bob and Susan demonstrate between with some kids.
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Cartoon A mouse is squashed between two elephants.
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentErnie, Bert, and Shola illustrate "between".
(First: Episode 0542)
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Film Sesame Street Animal Films: A film of camels eating.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0388)
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Cartoon Three birds enter a cuckoo clock to do their job.
(First: Episode 0407)
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit the Frog witnesses how the mailman and salesman knock at the door while the Big Bad Wolf chases Little Red Riding Hood around the bed. Eventually, the Woodsman shows up, and Red and the Wolf chase him for cutting down a maple tree which was their favorite one.
(First: Episode 0621)
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Cartoon A red man tries to get apples from a tree by himself, while a yellow man builds a ladder.
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SCENE 7 Bob sings the Classification Song: three big boots and one small hiking shoe.
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Cartoon A boy needs a letter U to complete the word UP.
(First: Episode 0416)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentJohn-John and Herry Monster count to twenty.
(First: Episode 0441)
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Cartoon A man (voiced by Jack Dodson) describes places that begin with U and what you can do with the letter U.
(First: Episode 0416)
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SCENE 8 Luis sings the Classification Song in Spanish: three small 6s and one large 6.
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Cartoon Jazz #6
(First: Episode 0011)
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Song Sesame Street Animal Films: Joe Raposo sings "Weaver Bird."
(First: Episode 0372)
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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)
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SCENE 9 Big Bird recites a poem about the octopus.
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Film Luis announces "And now, the octopus!"
Music: "Pomp and Circumstance"
(First: Episode 0291)
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Cartoon The Typewriter: C-cat
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Celebrity Richard Pryor uses his hat to participate in playing cars with kids.
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Cartoon C - Cake (repeat)
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SCENE 10 The sponsors are announced.


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