Sesame Street
Slimey the Worm has disappeared
(repeat of 0523)
Air date April 30, 1975
Season Season 6 (1974-1975)
Sponsors B, N, 9
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Harvey Kneeslapper decides to trick Luis and pretend he's talking too quietly. Luis greets Harvey, who asks him to speak a little louder. Luis increases his volume until, on his third try, his greeting is so loud that it gives a tremendous echo, reverberating across the whole neighborhood. Harvey is weirded out.
Circlesandstripes
Animation Two small stripes watch as two circles play with each other. The stripes try to bend themselves into circles, but soon find that they can both cooperate to make one big circle.
(First: Episode 0762)
InventionofPaper
Muppets Caveperson Days: King Ernie has a problem -- the cavemen write everything on rocks, which are too heavy to carry around. He calls upon the Royal Smart Person to invent something lighter to write on.
(First: Episode 0409)
1186p
Cartoon A witch turns a little girl into a variety of things, but the girl insists "I'm still ME!"
IceFollies-BBDance
Muppets Ice Follies: Big Bird does a dance routine on the ice (scored by "ABC-DEF-GHI").
OldWoman9
Cartoon The story of an old woman who lived in a nine.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0512)
ElkFeeding
Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Elk feeding.
Music: Robert Dennis
SSNews.5pigs
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit tries to tell the story of the Three Little Pigs, but five pigs show up. He realizes he's encountered the wrong group of pigs -- one of these pigs went to market, one stayed home, and so on (alluding to the game of "This Little Piggy"). Just as he gets things straight, the Big Bad Wolf shows up and, determined not to have his fun spoiled, huffs and puffs Kermit away.
(First: Episode 0737)
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SCENE 2 Susan and Bob find Oscar visibly upset and calling for his worm Slimey, who's gone missing. Oscar then sings "Has Anybody Seen My Worm?" (to the tune of "Has Anybody Seen My Dog?"). Grover comes by and volunteers to be Oscar's pet. Grover shows his prowess by pretending to be a pussycat, but Oscar despises cute, little animals. Grover assures that he can be a pet to be proud of, and tells Oscar he'll be right back.
RetroRabbitRun
Cartoon Three children are being chased by a giant mutant rabbit as fast rock music accompanies the chase. They outsmart him by hiding behind three trees.
Artist: Etienne Delessert
(EKA: Episode 0655)
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SCENE 3 Grover returns dressed like a kangaroo and starts hopping frantically. Oscar complains of a stiff neck from watching Grover bounce, and his bobbing causes him to bang his head on the trash can lid. Oscar insists he doesn't want a kangaroo, which isn't a grouchy pet, and tells Grover to go away. Exhausted from hopping, Grover agrees that a kangaroo wasn't the best idea and goes off to think of something else.
Wateringbstalk
Cartoon Jack waters a B, which grows into a B-stalk. He climbs it and travels to the Land of B.
(EKA: Episode 0277)
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SCENE 4 Grover comes back as a skunk; a pet that all grouches love, including Oscar. Grover's guise nearly works until he sprays Oscar with perfume. Oscar is disgusted and implores Grover to give up this dumb idea of being his pet. Grover decides instead to just get a new pet for Oscar.
Feelings about Stanley
Cartoon A boy and girl have different feelings about Stanley.
1845g
Film A man writes the word ME in the snow.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0294)
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SCENE 5 Grover has his fishing gear on and tells Oscar he intends to get him a fish as his new pet. He shows Oscar all the items he has to go fishing, including some bait—Slimey! Grover explains that he found the worm at a nearby mud puddle. Oscar is reunited with Slimey, giving him a big kiss, and even thanks Grover (who comments that he would've preferred a kangaroo).
BCayard.bear
Cartoon Big Daniel Boone looks for a bear.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0627)
Erniebertdrippingwater
Muppets Ernie & BertBert complains that he can't sleep, because Ernie left the faucet dripping. Ernie drowns out the sound of the water dripping with louder noises.
(First: Episode 0131)
1845h
Cartoon Two cavemen argue, each chanting "Me!" A large monolith bearing the word ME puts fear in both of them.
YesWeCanCan
Celebrity The Pointer Sisters sing "Yes, We Can Can."
7Bubbles
Cartoon A man blows 7 bubbles.
(First: Episode 0639)
200016
Cartoon A hand draws a bridge, which a train crosses.
Artist: Whitney Lee Savage
Song.Family
Song Joe Raposo sings "Families."
(First: Episode 0454)
400016
Cartoon A man tells a confused boy that he saw a bird on a tree, with both of their thoughts appearing on the screen.
(First: Episode 0565)
Noimage
SCENE 6 Luis sings a classifying song in Spanish, using an art board displaying rain gear in three of four squares. The fourth is blank, and off to the side are sunglasses and rain boots.
Toon-WrongPlaceTree
Animation Leaves and a tree trunk find the right place they belong.
EBBigBird
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie is tall, Bert taller, and Big Bird is the tallest (and he also breaks the ceiling).
(First: Episode 0284)
Someclowns
Film Some clowns, more clowns
(EKA: Episode 0594)
Littlegirlsalphabet
Cartoon A little girl sings "The Alphabet Song," while continually admonished by an adult in voice-over.
(First: Episode 0010)
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)
0871z
Animation Sand Y/y
(First: Episode 0626)
Painter9
Film The Mad Painter #9
(First: Episode 0338)
Y.Yawn
Cartoon Y for yawn
(First: Episode 0301)
PointerSis-Hush
Celebrity The Pointer Sisters sing "Hush Little Baby."
WhoYouLookinAtTiger
Song "Who You Looking At, Tiger?"
(First: Episode 0371)
Bearbicycle
Cartoon B is for bear, bicycle, bump, branch and bee.
(First: Episode 0008)
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SCENE 7 B Quickies: Bob flips a matted letter B into the basket above Big Bird's doors and scores two points. In reverse motion, Luis walks into frame backwards, as do some kids riding their tricycles. Susan sits on the stoop with a little kid on her lap. Suddenly, a big bushy beard pops onto the kid's face.
Toon.BeeBees
Cartoon At the beach, the Bee Bee and the Barker family greet each other while saying their names that begin with the letter B.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0627)
Playball
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie is sad because it's raining and he can't play baseball. Bert encourages him to imagine that he's playing instead. In Ernie's imagination, he hits a high fly ball that lands in the ocean. Bert tells Ernie that the sun is out, and he can go out and play now. Ernie says that he can't play -- his ball fell in the ocean.
(First: Episode 0410)
Sunflowers
Film A boy compares the growth of the sunflowers to his own height.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0589)
400031
Cartoon Jazz #9
(First: Episode 0137)
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SCENE 8 Big Bird reads a poem he wrote about the koala bear, as a segue into the next film.
Sleepykoala
Song "Rockabye Baby" is sung to a sleepy koala.
(First: Episode 0048)
B-Boat
Film A lowercase b floats by some boats.
(First: Episode 0471)
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SCENE 9 Goodbye


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