Sesame Street
A rainy day on Sesame Street
(repeat of 0489)
Air date April 23, 1975
Season Season 6 (1974-1975)
Sponsors I, K, 8
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 David gets angry when he's almost hit by a stack of newspapers thrown at his feet by a newspaper deliveryman. The driver of the newspaper truck apologizes to David.
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Cartoon The Story of the Crow and the Pitcher
(First: Episode 0777)
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Muppets Roosevelt Franklin Elementary School: The students recite poems about things they had to practice at.
(First: Episode 0744)
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Cartoon Two groups of mountain goats try to pass each other on a mountain road.
(First: Episode 0780)
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Film A toymaker makes an airplane out of wood.
(First: Episode 0762)
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Cast Luis serves as the announcer for a ping pong match between Maria and David, who can't his paddle. Once they're ready to go, they're pelted by several dozen ping pong balls.
(First: Episode 0683)
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Animation Lollipop and feathers - what goes where?
(First: Episode 0772)
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Cartoon "Poverty K" - Karen the Kangaroo talks about words that start with the letter K. Featuring the sped-up voice of Gene Moss.
(First: Episode 0142)
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Animation Sand K/k
(First: Episode 0645)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie eats one of the two pieces of chocolate cake that Bert was saving for their dessert. Bert sees Ernie holding a fork in one hand and a napkin with some chocolate on it in the other--and in front of him is a plate full of chocolate-cake crumbs. When Bert accuses Ernie of eating the cake, Ernie tells Bert that a monster came in, ate Bert's cake, and framed Ernie. Bert doesn't believe Ernie's lie. But when Bert leaves the room, Beautiful Day Monster comes in and does exactly what Ernie told Bert happened to the first piece. Ernie tries to explain, but Bert says, "I don't want to talk about it."
(First: Episode 0119)
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Cartoon In rhyme, a man points out animals who stole and/or ruined his clothing.
(First: Episode 0778)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird and a kid are at Hooper's Store, when suddenly it starts to rain. Since Big Bird is tall, he carries the umbrella; the kid carries the package.
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Cartoon The story of Aesop's "The Lion and the Mouse."
(First: Episode 0773)
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Film A male frog hops around and bulges his throat.
(First: Episode 0469)
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Cartoon A man nearly falls down a chasm, but the word HELP saves him and helps him across.
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Cast Luis, Bob, Susan, and Gordon each call for "HELP!" while trying to move a heavy armchair (made more difficult when one of them sits in it).
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Cartoon "Candy Man"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0359)
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Muppets Biff hangs numbers under Salvador Dada's paintings in an art museum.
(First: Episode 0707)
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SCENE 3 A voiceover narrates as it rains on Sesame Street, pointing out the various sounds it makes when it hits different surfaces.
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Cartoon Jazz #8
(First: Episode 0016)
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Cartoon A kitten is knittin' a kerchief, a kite, and a polka-dot mitten.
(First: Episode 0282)
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Cast (LA) Hats (0:34)
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Cartoon K is for kitten.
(First: Episode 0040)
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Film Maria and David look for each other in the park, but have trouble finding one another. The concepts of above and below are demonstrated.
(First: Episode 0567)
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Cartoon An old woman emerges from the pouch of a bouncing kangaroo. She proclaims, "K! Kangaroo!"
(First: Episode 0489)
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Muppets A little boy explains how he can be a son, a brother, a paperboy, a friend, and a grandson all at the same time.
(First: Episode 0691)
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Film The Mad Painter #8
(First: Episode 0326)
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Cartoon A lion named Kent gets a Kick out of being King of the forest.
(First: Episode 0619)
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SCENE 4 As it rains, Oscar tells Luis and Bob that he’s mad at the clouds. Luis mentions that he was just fixing a radio, then the rain ruined it; Bob mentions that he had to quickly take down his drying laundry from the clothesline, but he dropped his clothes so they’re dirty again. Oscar thinks he’s missed out on all the fun, but he gets out his own radio and turns it on so the rain will short it out, then throws some clothes on the ground so they’ll get wet.
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Cartoon Mr. Tweak can't sleep because his neighbor above snores, and his neighbor below sneezes.
Artist: Abe Levitow
(First: Episode 0528)
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Song Bob sings "Three of These Things" about three kids playing basketball and one kid sweeping.
(First: Episode 0606)
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Cartoon "Eggs Are Oval" (1:08)
(First: Episode 0654)
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Cartoon A girl talks about preparing to play with her new sled.
Artist: Jim Simon
(First: Episode 0413)
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Muppets Ernie & BertBert says it's Ernie's turn to go to the laundromat. He puts numerous things in the laundry basket, including storybooks, cookies, his boots, and a radio. Before long, the basket has no room for the laundry, so he decides to go play baseball instead.
(First: Episode 0458)
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SCENE 5 Big Bird has written a poem about the rain, but Maria keeps correcting him on the rhyming words. The rain stops, and Big Bird goes off to write a poem about the sun.
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Film Gibbons make screeching noises.
(First: Episode 0276)
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Cartoon K-kick
(First: Episode 0463)
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Muppets A Large Lavender Live Hand Anything Muppet cowboy shouts across a canyon to hear the echo. "Yippee ki-yi-yo!" is repeated back to him perfectly. When he shouts "One!", the echo repeats back, "¡Uno!" The cowboy is startled. "Two!" he shouts, and the echo repeats, "¡Dos!" "You s'pose that's Mexico over there?" he asks. He continues to count to ten, with the echo repeating the numbers back in Spanish. Frustrated, he shouts, "How are you?" "¡Muy bien, gracias!" is the reply. "Oh, this is ridiculous," the cowboy says, and throws his cowboy hat into the canyon. A sombrero is thrown back in return.
(First: Episode 0698)
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Cartoon "I in the Sky"
(First: Episode 0368)
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SCENE 6 Maria plays a Spanish “Three of These Things” game with the kids: three faces with mustaches, one without.
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Muppets Two boys notice that the number 8 looks the same right side up and upside down.
(First: Episode 0282)
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Cartoon "Poverty K" - Karen the Kangaroo talks about words that start with the letter K. Featuring the sped-up voice of Gene Moss.
(First: Episode 0142)
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SCENE 7 The sponsors are announced.


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