Sesame Street
Mr. Hooper is angry to hear Big Bird mispronounce his name
Air date January 16, 1976
Season Season 7 (1975-1976)
Sponsors S, V, 8
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Mr. Hooper is angry when Big Bird mispronounces his name for the umpteenth time. He tells Big Bird to imagine how he would feel if everyone mispronounced his name. After Big Bird visualizes everyone calling him names like “Rig Rurd” and “Fig Furd”, he loudly reminds everyone of his name.
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit stands by a grandfather clock waiting for a mouse to run up it, acting out "Hickory Dickory Dock". Gladys the Cow and a duck show up instead. Finally, a horse comes in and explains that the mouse can't make it. The horse runs through the clock, breaking it.
(First: Episode 0710)
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Cartoon S is for subway, sailboat, sled, scooter, skates, skis, and stop.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0279)
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Film A bald eagle flies over houses, a beach, and other locations.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0411)
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Cartoon Superman demonstrates the letter S and some of the words it stands for.
(First: Episode 0136)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie is painting a portrait of Bert, but paints Bert with curly hair, glasses and a beard. When Bert gets angry about this, Ernie takes him behind the easel and puts curly hair, glasses and a beard on Bert.
(First: Episode 0365)
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Cartoon A girl inflates a balloon in the shape of an S.
(First: Episode 0414)
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Cartoon One of These Footprints says "excuse me."
(First: Episode 0487)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird and some kids encounter Gordon raking some newly fallen leaves. Despite Gordon's protest, they play a “Three of These Things” game using different piles of leaves. Just then, the wind blows the leaves, meaning Gordon has to rake them again.
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Animation "The King of Eight"
(First: Episode 0225)
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Cartoon Simple Simon meets some strange-looking animals, all of whom have their parts switched around.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0540)
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Film A film insert of kittens playing, with child voiceovers in English and Spanish.
(First: Episode 0429)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie reads Bert a dramatic story that he's just written. The "story" is actually the alphabet, which Ernie reads in an overwrought manner.
(First: Episode 0009)
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Cartoon S is for snow, Santa, and sleigh.
(First: Episode 0134)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment —: Grover and his friend Debo notice the letter "S" sitting on a brick wall. He exclaims that the letter is an old friend, and shouts, "Hey, S, babyyyy!" and slaps it off the wall. He remarks, "I hope he did not take that personally."
(First: Episode 0467)
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Song Sesame Street Animal Films: Joe Raposo sings "Weaver Bird."
(First: Episode 0372)
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SCENE 3 Bob helps some children assemble a tower to match one already built.
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — At the movies, a lady with a tall hat sits in front of Ernie and Bert. She block's Ernie's view, so he asks her if she'd mind taking it off. When she places the hat on the seat next to her, Bert's view is now obstructed.
(First: Episode 0538)
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Animation Sand S/s
(First: Episode 0622)
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Film Hamburger bun factory
(First: Episode 0615)
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Cartoon "Candy Man"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0359)
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Film One of These Things (3 starfish and 1 crab)
(First: Episode 0516)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: S - Snake: A snake charmer irritates the snake.
(First: Episode 0063)
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Muppets "Sammy the Snake"
(First: Episode 0278)
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Cartoon Christopher Clumsy jumps over a hole, and falls into another hole.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0439)
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Cast Susan, Bob, and Maria give a lesson on addition and subtraction.
(First: Episode 0633)
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Cartoon Two men discuss who they love, as one man asserts that you can't love an ice cream cone.
(First: Episode 0292)
Kingfireman-bob.jpg Muppets Story: Bob reads "The King and the Fireman", a story about a king who becomes so grateful for being saved by a fireman that he decides to make everyone in the kingdom a firefighter... and soon realizes what a mistake he's made.
(First: Episode 0278)
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Cartoon V in space
(First: Episode 0481)
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SCENE 4 Gordon tells Oscar about the bad day he's having: he was late to work, then he got tired after moving a heavy load of books for a friend. Susan then passes by, and tells Oscar about the bad day she's having: she didn’t eat breakfast, then the sandwich in her lunch got knocked into the dirt, so she’s going to ask Gordon to cook her a roast chicken. Oscar tries to fan the flames of the argument that ensues between Gordon and Susan, but they realize Oscar hid information from both of them and turn against Oscar. They apologize to each other, and agree to go out to a restaurant, leaving Oscar upset that the fight is over.
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Cartoon This is a big letter V poem
(First: Episode 0507)
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Muppets Biff hangs numbers under Salvador Dada's paintings in an art museum.
(First: Episode 0707)
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Cartoon Krazy Kat proves his love for Ignatz Mouse with a block of cheese. Ignatz carves it into the word "LOVE."
(First: Episode 0615)
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Cast Maria, Luis, Bob, and David, dressed as scarecrows, sing about the ankle, shoulder and knee.
(First: Episode 0711)
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Cartoon A turtle, a bird, and a butterfly demonstrate small, smaller, and smallest.
(First: Episode 0371)
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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 Superman demonstrates the letter S and some of the words it stands for. (repeat)
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Film This is the desert.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0514)
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Cartoon A man nearly falls down a chasm, but the word HELP saves him and helps him across.
(First: Episode 0788)
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Cartoon Jazz #8
(First: Episode 0016)
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Film A little girl needs HELP getting on a horse.
(First: Episode 0484)
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Cartoon A girl inflates a balloon in the shape of an S. (repeat)
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Cartoon A cat, bird and worm illustrate small, smaller and smallest.
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Cartoon Typewriter: S for Spring
(First: Episode 0792)
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SCENE 5 The sponsors are announced and the credits roll.


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