Sesame Street
Big Bird wants to stop noise pollution; Oscar's frammis
Air date January 30, 1976
Season Season 7 (1975-1976)
Sponsors C, U, 2
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Maria sings "Snow".
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie comes from finishing his bath, and tells Bert that there's something that he forgot. Bert asks if he's washed behind his ears, his neck, and his elbows. Finally, Ernie remembers that he forgot to turn off the water in the tub -- as the water level rises.
(First: Episode 0347)
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Cartoon A man slips on his daughter's skate, and she points out that it makes him feel angry.
(First: Episode 0542)
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Film A clown (Dennis Allen) takes off his make-up. Which face do you like better?
(First: Episode 0461)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: C for cat (impostor)
(First: Episode 0029)
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Cartoon C is for clipper... and captain, crew, cargo, cookies, cantaloupe, cabbage, candy, cake, and corks that the crew eats (some by mistake).
(First: Episode 0253)
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Film "Two Song (Song of Two)"
(First: Episode 0001)
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Cartoon A man counts two ears, two eyes and two arms. He picks up each leg to count two legs, and then falls down.
Animation by Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0406)
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit interviews Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny and a witch -- they are all confused about who they are and what holidays they belong in.
(First: Episode 0711)
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Cartoon Three little men climb up the three flower stems.
(First: Episode 0634)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird yells to Gordon outside 123 Sesame Street; they're going to be late for their meeting. Maria tells him to use the doorbell instead of making so much noise. He has trouble finding it, so continues shouting. Maria asks what all the yelling is about and where he and Gordon are going. Big Bird says they have a meeting to discuss how to stop all the neighborhood noise pollution.
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Cartoon Christopher Clumsy jumps over a hole and says that he fooled the viewer. He then walks into a wall.
(First: Episode 0439)
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Film A woman repairs wires for the telephone company.
(First: Episode 0771)
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Cartoon Madrigal Alphabet
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0615)
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Muppets Roosevelt Franklin Elementary School: Baby Breeze is mad because the rain has ruined his plans for a picnic. He goes outside to yell at the rain, then realizes what a silly idea that is.
(First: Episode 0778)
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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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Film A man (Barry Simpson) puts on snowshoes to bring his trash out.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0281)
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Cartoon C - Cake
(First: Episode 0153)
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Animation Sand C/c
(First: Episode 0625)
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SCENE 3 Luis plays "One of These Things" outside the Fix-It Shop with a table knife, hand saw, and an ax.
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie asks Bert to go play in the park with him. When Bert says no, Ernie wonders if he isn't feeling well and starts to examine him.
(First: Episode 0124)
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Cartoon Train #2
(First: Episode 0353)
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Film Hippos
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0415)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: C for carrot
(First: Episode 0203)
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Cartoon A man (voice of Bob Arbogast) talks about his favorite letter, C, which is for cat. He opens a door to reveal a lion.
(First: Episode 0029)
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Celebrity The Pointer Sisters sing "Yes, We Can Can."
(First: Episode 0793)
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Cartoon Find the camouflaged parrot.
Voice: Paul Dooley
(First: Episode 0516)
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Cast In limbo, a voice (Maria) instructs Luis (dressed as a yokel) to point out the features of his face. He doesn't do so well and she remarks that he'd forget his head if it wasn't attached. The camera cuts wide as his body walks away without his head.
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Cartoon Two men push two large bird eggs on top of two hills.
(First: Episode 0773)
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Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0451)
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Cartoon A man carves a YES and puts it on display.
(First: Episode 0366)
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SCENE 4 When Gordon cuts through Big Bird's nest area, Big Bird calls him Luis and immediately identifies his mistake. He finds it funny how things wound up with the names they have, and supposes that some things could have been named any number of words. For example, Big Bird's mom could have called him Sweet Patootie, a nest could be called a dumdeedingle, and books could be called tomatoes. When Maria enters and asks who wants some apples, Gordon says he does, but posits that "Sweet Patootie's going to sit in his dumdeedingle and read his tomato".
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Muppets A Carmen Miranda-style Anything Muppet sings "No Matter How You Count Them, they come out the same!"
(First: Episode 0227)
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Cartoon A dog answers "Yes" to every question.
(First: Episode 0783)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Weaver Bird."
(First: Episode 0372)
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Cast On a desert island, a parched Luis finds a coconut, which has a letter C inside.
(First: Episode 0703)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: C - Cap
(First: Episode 0154)
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Cast Bob and Maria are spies who meet under a street lamp and greet each other with a recitation of "Little Miss Muffet". Once they've confirmed each others identities, Maria produces some tools and a tricycle while Bob sings "Three of These Things" with a British accent.
(First: Episode 0593)
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Muppets Ernie & BertBert expects a visit from his identical twin brother Bart. Ernie notes that they're alike in many ways, but their major difference is that Bart has a sense of humor.
(First: Episode 0594)
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Cartoon A vaudeville act of two SAME people ends when one of them falls off the stage.
(First: Episode 0778)
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Film Joe Raposo: Insects (instrumental w/ kid VO, same music as "Peacock")
(First: Episode 0410)
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SCENE 5 Oscar the Grouch is frustratedly working on a contraption when Luis and Gordon stop by. Oscar explains he's trying to put together this left-handed frammis with corrugated valves. Gordon and Luis look over the instructions and deduce that they make no sense and the frammis serves no purpose. When they ask why he keeps bothering with it, Oscar says he paid good money for the kit and he hasn't been this angry since he fell in a hole and broke his foot. "I bet I never get this stupid thing together. I love it."
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Cartoon Letter U salesman
(First: Episode 0202)
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Cartoon A dog learns about U.
(First: Episode 0131)
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SCENE 6 The sponsors are announced and the credits roll.

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