Sesame Street
Luis buys a new hat
(repeat of 0504)
Air date April 15, 1975
Season Season 6 (1974-1975)
Sponsors N, P, 12
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Luis shows off his new hat, but notes that the box got mangled a bit on the bus ride home. Oscar is in awe of its color and structure, so Luis says since he loves it so much, he'll give it to him. When he places the hat on Oscar's head, Oscar scoffs: he was talking about the beat-up box it came in.
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Cartoon Pat the Pilot skywrites a letter P with her plane.
Artist: John Korty
(First: Episode 0478)
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Muppets Two Anything Muppets sing the "City-Country Song" about the difference between life in the country and life in the city.
(First: Episode 0681)
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Cartoon A letter "P" sits on an island before a rotating sunset. The ridges of the letter "P" moves along the letter and flash in different colors.
(First: Episode 0452)
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Cartoon The front and back of a costumed horse follow an ice cream truck.
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie makes a clay bust of Bert, but runs out of clay for the nose, so he pulls Bert's nose off and puts it on the statue.
(First: Episode 0463)
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Cartoon P is for Puddle
(First: Episode 0452)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird enters Hooper's Store and asks David for a bag of bird seed big enough to share with his cousin Everette. David produces such a bag, but Big Bird then requests a bigger one so he can share with Mrs. Rodriguez's parrots. David obliges with a bigger bad, but Big Bird has just remembered he's having an engagement party for a sparrow friend of his with 200 guests coming, so he needs the biggest bag they've got. David carts out the biggest bag of bird seed, but Big Bird has one final request: place the bird seed in individual bags so he can hand them out to each of his friends.
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Cartoon "Ladybugs' Picnic"
(First: Episode 0416)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit the Frog, Shola, and Fannie demonstrate "next to."
(First: Episode 0553)
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Cast The Sesame Street Roughnecks (Maria, Gordon, Luis and Mr. Hooper) face off against Regular Kid in the Subtraction Bowl. Both competitors are poised to figure out how many four crates minus one crate equals. As the Roughnecks attempt to physically remove the crates, Regular Kid solves the math problem on the chalkboard.
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Cartoon Adding up five ladybugs and five lizards
(First: Episode 0277)
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Cast In Round 2 of the Subtraction Bowl, the teams must now figure out how much three crates take away one equals. Maria and Gordon discard Regular Kid's chalkboard, but she's still able to figure out the math using her fingers.
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Cartoon Two circles demonstrate next to and away from.
(First: Episode 0644)
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Cast In the third and final of the Subtraction Bowl, the teams must now figure out how much two crates take away one equals. The Roughnecks put boxing gloves on Regular Kid's hands to prevent her from counting with fingers, but, using visual thinking, she gets the correct final answer, and wins the trophy.
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Muppets Ernie & BertBert wants to know why there is a cookie lying on the table. Ernie explains that he put it there to remind himself.
(First: Episode 0095)
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Cartoon Abierto: Ali Baba arrives a bit late and gets run over by the 40 thieves leaving.
(First: Episode 0467)
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SCENE 3 David sings "Show Me How You Feel".
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Muppets Kermit at Home: Grover is outside in the snow, freezing. He keeps knocking on Kermit's door, asking how to get warm, and Kermit keeps telling him to come inside. Grover, missing the point, tries ideas of his own to get warm, but they don't work. Finally, Kermit tells Grover that if he wants to get warm, he should come inside. Excited, Grover pulls Kermit aside and slams the door, locking Kermit outside. Grover goes to sleep in Kermit's armchair while the frozen frog scrapes at the window.
(First: Episode 0598)
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Film Kids narrate a film of animals moving in different ways.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0098)
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Cartoon Nancy the nanny goat nibbles her nails and notices noodles.
Artist: Tee Collins
(First: Episode 0240)
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SCENE 4 Maria sings "Three of These Things" with pictures of a barn.
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Cartoon Five snakes come out of a basket when a snake charmer plays the flute.
(First: Episode 0762)
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Muppets A disconsolate Ernie tells Oscar the Grouch that he's lost his Rubber Duckie. Oscar tries to calm Ernie down and says that he'll buy Ernie another one. Ernie says he can't - Rubber Duckie is special and unique. He tells Oscar that Rubber Duckie is "cute, adorable, sweet, cuddly, and makes a wonderful sound." Oscar tells Ernie that he'll bring him a new one.
(First: Episode 0139)
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Cartoon A mouse tries looking for his pet, describing to his friend what they did yesterday.
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Muppets Oscar comes back with a new Duckie, but this one is different - it's a Grouch duckie. They realize that they have different ideas of what is cute and ugly. Ernie thanks Oscar for trying to help - and when he sits down, he hears a familiar squeak. He digs through the stuff on the floor, and finds his Rubber Duckie! Ernie and Oscar argue over which of their toys is the cutest.
(First: Episode 0139)
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Cartoon A mother bird brings her babies a huge number 12.
(First: Episode 0493)
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SCENE 5 Maria asks Paul and Desiree to find shapes in a picture.
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Cartoon A bully says the alphabet to a mild-mannered gardener, who hits him in the face with a pie at the end.
(First: Episode 0279)
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Cartoon A girl imagines being next to a tree, a house, and a car. "Now I'm going over there," she says. "There's nothing here to be next to!"
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Film A girl gets a pair of earrings, intercut with shots of other people's earrings.
(First: Episode 0422)
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Muppets The Anything Muppets sing "P Is My Favorite Letter".
(First: Episode 0322)
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Cartoon The Typewriter: P for Pencil
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Film A man and children observe the life along the river.
(First: Episode 0409)
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SCENE 6 Demonstrating P words: Maria and Peek; Luis and Pitcher; Oscar and Pile.
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: P - Pin
(First: Episode 0054)
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Cartoon A small frog is jealous of how big an ox is, so he expands himself into a very large, round frog. He becomes so self-important and big he ends up exploding.
Artist: Etienne Delessert
(First: Episode 0660)
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Cartoon A supermarket worker stacks 12 cans, which keep collapsing every time someone grabs one.
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SCENE 7 Big Bird recites a poem about a warthog to Oscar who's taking a mudbath in his trash can.
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Film A warthog runs around.
Music by Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0406)
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Cartoon Dr. Frankenstein makes sure his monster knows about front and back. (Features the voice of Rick Cimino)
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SCENE 8 Kids play in the construction area in front of Big Bird's nest while Luis announces the sponsors: N, P, 12.


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