Sesame Street
Big Bird redecorates Hooper's Store to give it bird appeal
(repeat of 0479)
Air date April 17, 1975
Season Season 6 (1974-1975)
Sponsors P, R, 9
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
LittleJerryDanger
Muppets Little Jerry and the Monotones sing "Danger."
(First: Episode 0704)
Horsejigsaw
Cartoon A horse falls apart into a jigsaw puzzle.
2059r
Muppets Grover and the letter R, which ROLLS, ROCKS, RUNS, and ROCKETS.
(First: Episode 0194)
1736s
Cartoon A wizard turns into R things.
(First: Episode 0369)
2059e
Film George the Farmer demonstrates up/down with two ladders.
(First: Episode 0239)
1186m
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentHerry Monster asks John-John if he knows the difference between up and down.
(First: Episode 0565)
Whomadethismess
Insert Mr. Hooper, Luis, Maria, David and Bob all throw a small amount of litter on the ground, adding to the street's filth. When a voice (Jerry Nelson) asks "Who made this mess?" each one of them denies that it was them, saying they only dropped a small amount of garbage on the street. Soon, however, they realize that they each contributed to the mess in one way or another and pick up what they dropped. The voice then tells them to put the trash in a trash can instead of on the ground.
(First: Episode 0485)
Broomadventures
Cartoon A boy imagines multiple uses for his broom.
Imagardener
Film Some kids watch a film of a man working in a greenhouse, and try to guess what his job is.
(First: Episode 0772)
RememberingGame-Contestants
Muppets Game Show: The Remembering Game
(First: Episode 0310)
1041starfish
Film One of These Things (3 starfish and 1 crab)
(First: Episode 0516)
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SCENE 1 Big Bird watches Hooper's Store for David, but gets bored when nobody stops in. He thinks he can increase business by catering more to birds. He spreads out some packing straw and starts planning for nests, bird houses and perches.
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Cartoon Little girl and cat (she imagines role reversal)
SSNews-PiedPiper
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: The Pied Piper has trouble luring mice with his music, but Kermit the Frog lures them by whistling.
(First: Episode 0519)
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SCENE 2 The store is now full of birds thanks to Big Bird's new fixtures. Luis comes by and doesn't think these changes will please David. He suggests Big Bird remove them and find a spot where "they'll really be appreciated."
FoxGrapes.title

FoxGrapes2
Cartoon The Fox and the Grapes
In the classic fable, a famished fox can't reach the grapes, and eventually gives up, assuming they're sour anyway.
Painter9
Film The Mad Painter #9
(First: Episode 0338)
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SCENE 3 Luis tells David about what happened and they're relieved to see the store is back to normal. As Big Bird describes what he did with the fixtures, Luis gets a horrid suspicion that Big Bird move the things into the Fix-It Shop. Instead, Big Bird gave them all to the local pet shop.
Kerm-grover-updown
Muppets Kermit has Grover help him demonstrate up and down by having Grover climb UP a sky-high flight of stairs -- while Kermit takes the elevator to the top. Exhausted, Grover faints and rolls DOWN the staircase.
(First: Episode 0693)
Lazy UP
Cartoon A man pushes up a lazy UP.
(EKA: Episode 0316)
OTTK-Barbels
Song "Three of These Kids" (barbels)
(First: Episode 0474)
Squeakyshoescartoon
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!"
(First: Episode 0770)
Carolburnettnose
Celebrity Carol Burnett demonstrates "what you can do with your nose."
(First: Episode 0131)
2125m
Song Joe Raposo sings "I'm an Aardvark."
(First: Episode 0425)
Goinforaride
Muppets Anything Muppets sing "Goin' for a Ride", while traveling in a car, train, and boat.
(First: Episode 0037)
2059q
Film Letter R hoist
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0315)
ABC-conversation
Muppets An Anything Muppet boy and girl have a conversation using the letters of the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0273)
Rocketfallsover
Cartoon Rocket countdown: The rocket falls over.
(First: Episode 0018)
1451-Hatrack
Film Ten hats on a hatrack
(First: Episode 0439)
Rocketblowsup
Cartoon Rocket countdown: The rocket blows up in a shower of soot.
(First: Episode 0018)
1736g
Film A voiceover lists many R words.
(First: Episode 0661)
SB-Rabbit
Cartoon Speech Balloon: R - rabbit
(First: Episode 0014)
Rocketcountdowntakeoff
Cartoon Rocket countdown: The announcer blasts off.
(First: Episode 0018)
Updownbrothersister
Cartoon A boy leads his sister up and down a staircase.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0693)
LeftyScale
Muppets Lefty wants to sell Ernie a scale. He uses two pounds of bananas and two pounds of apples to demonstrate how the scale works. Ernie is impressed, but he already has a scale at home. However, he wants to buy some of the apples and bananas.
(First: Episode 0449)
PforPainting
Cartoon P is for Painting
(First: Episode 0764)
GroverKateSnow
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment — Kate tells Grover about being out in the snow.
1090-18
Cartoon Picnic with P foods (carried away by ants)
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0764)
1272-Abierto
Cartoon A red man illustrates abierto, while an angry blue man shows cerrado.
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SCENE 4 Mr. Fussbudget has an ice cream soda at Hooper's, which he finds lacking in both ice cream and soda. He then gets angry when David accidentally short changes him, believing David was trying to cheat him out of his money.
MartianBeauty
Cartoon "Martian Beauty" has nine hairs, nine bows, nine eyes, nine nostrils, nine arms, and nine toes.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0316)
1459.DangerFilm
Film While walking and reading the newspaper, a man barely avoids DANGER on three occasions, but then gets hit by a revolving door.
(First: Episode 0656)
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SCENE 5 Mr. Fussbudget protests Hooper's Store over the money incident. Maria comes by and tries to explain, but Mr. Fussbudget accuses she's in cahoots with David. Luis reminds him that he never returned the hammer he borrowed. Mr. Fussbudget apologizes for the mistake and realizes he was wrong about David. He forgives David, who offers an ice cream soda on the house. Mr. Fussbudget passes, again citing that David's work is uneven.
R ribbon
Cartoon A ribbon wraps itself around a woman, then turns itself into an R.
(EKA: Episode 0290)
0871e
Film A farmer takes care of baby calves.
1800-10
Cartoon The Typewriter: R for Rope
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0764)
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SCENE 6 David invites the kids inside the store for some free hot chocolate, as Mr. Fussbudget announces the sponsors.


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