Sesame Street
Plot A flamingo flies north to visit Sesame Street.
Air date January 19, 1976
Season Season 7 (1975-1976)
Sponsors K, Q, 4
This episode guide has been compiled from materials at the CTW Archives.
Bert's Purple Hand
  • A Muppet flamingo decides to fly north for his vacation. He realizes that his vacation in the city isn't going to be fun when he asks Big Bird for a fruit tree and a drink of water. The water is frozen, and the trees are bare.
  • Ernie & BertBert can't go on a trip with Ernie because his hand has purple paint on it. Ernie puts a mitten on Bert's hand to cover it, but Bert still won't go because he looks silly wearing one mitten. So Ernie completes the outfit with another mitten, a hat, a scarf, and a sled. Ernie then reveals that they are going to the beach. (First: Episode 0386)
  • The Count classifies icicles by size, and then counts them.
  • Ernie & Bert — Ernie says that he has "flying fingers", and tries to find ten different things that his fingers can do. (EKA: Episode 0676)
  • Simon Soundman comes to the Fix-It Shop for the things he'd left to be repaired. Instead of asking for the objects by name, he identifies them by making the sound they make.
  • Cartoon: A boy talks about his various moods.
  • Film: A bulldozer moves dirt up a construction site.
  • Cartoon: "K" - Kangaroo. A man (voiced by Gary Owens) explains what a kangaroo is, and ends up in the pouch of one. (EKA: Episode 0142)
  • Cartoon: A man weighs five pounds of bubble gum. He chews it all, blows a huge bubble, and flies away. (EKA: Episode 0814)
  • Cartoon: Ralph asks Marvin what would happen if he didn't have a mouth, a nose, and ears. (First: Episode 0468)

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