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Sesame Street
Cookie Monster raises money for endangered species
Air date February 12, 1976
Season Season 7 (1975-1976)
Sponsors A, G, 11

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 David tells Cookie Monster that he's not getting any free cookies today, but Cookie Monster says he's collecting money for endangered species. Buffy notes how there are only a few wolves left in the world and Maria mentions killer whales. Cookie Monster adds the whooping crane and polar bears, not to the mention yellow-bellied tomato worm ("I told you not to mention it!"). Maria says they're very proud of him, and they all chip in some change. Cookie Monster subsequently asks David for twenty cents worth of cookies, citing himself as the last living member of his species. He's kicked out of Hooper's Store shouting, "save the cookie monster!"
Film An osprey flies around.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0293)
Muppets Roosevelt Franklin demonstrates high and low.
(First: Episode 0535)
Cartoon An orchestra conductor asks "May I have an A, please?" at which point a giant letter A falls from the sky.
(First: Episode 0770)
Film A turtle walks slowly.
Music: "Funeral March of a Marionette" by Charles Gounod
(First: Episode 0281)
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Cartoon A for Ape (who crashes into a tree and forms a SHAPE)
(First: Episode 0602)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Trying and Trying Again."
(First: Episode 0631)
Cartoon mydoghappy.jpg
Cartoon A boy demonstrates why his dog's name is Happy.
(First: Episode 0537)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Bert 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)
SCENE 2 Buffy sings "Wynken, Blynken and Nod".
Cartoon "Young MacDonald Went to Town"
(First: Episode 0787)
Muppets An Anything Muppet girl shows the viewers that the number 11 is the same right side up and upside down. (shown in both English and Spanish)
English: (First: Episode 0183)
Spanish: (First: Episode 0362)
Cartoon Henson: Eleven Cheer
(First: Episode 0273)
Film Ostriches walk and run. (piano music)
(First: Episode 0339)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: A for Ape
(First: Episode 0006)
Animation Arthur and Annie look for the letter A, while a shadowy figure observes all the A words they say.
Features the voice of Jim Thurman
(First: Episode 0781)
Muppets Bip Bippadotta and friends show none, some and all.
(First: Episode 0615)
SCENE 3 Buffy plays a guessing game with Grover.
Song "Sawmill" - Folk singers detail how lumber is made into usable wood. (beginning edited)
(First: Episode 0657)
Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper: Do Ya Have an A on Ya?
(First: Episode 0293)
Cartoon "The Story of A": A witch tells bored kids a story about the letter A involving an ant's apple getting stolen by an archer.
(First: Episode 0130)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Everybody Eats."
(First: Episode 0407)
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
(First: Episode 0655)
Cast Bob and Maria are spies who meet under a street lamp and greet each other with a recitation of "Hey Diddle Diddle". Once they've confirmed each others identities, Maria produces a card with shapes and a number while Bob shifts to a rendition of "One of These Things" with a British accent.
(First: Episode 0592)
Cartoon A woodpecker drills through a tree to demonstrate entrada and salida.
(First: Episode 0808)
Cartoon A concert pianist shows up in a construction worker's lunchbox, singing the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0449)

Insert Big Bird announces that Grover will demonstrate the number 2 by doing two chin-ups. He does it, but then Big Bird asks him to do two more sets, to make sure the audience gets it. When Big Bird thinks they've got it, he announces that Grover will now demonstrate the number 18! Grover faints.
(First: Episode 0547)
Cartoon Vaudeville duo Herman Happy and Stanley Sad sing a song about how they live up to their names.
(First: Episode 0772)
Cartoon A male chorus sings about zoo animals, to the tune of "The Twelve Days of Christmas."
(First: Episode 0780)
Cast Susan, Bob, and Maria give a lesson on addition and subtraction.
(First: Episode 0633)
Cartoon The Typewriter: A for airplane
(First: Episode 0770)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Kermit asks Grover and Debo to identify his letter A. Grover has no idea. When Dabo says "A," Kermit says "Ay" to someone offscreen.
(First: Episode 0629)
Song "Hello, Scale," a film about measuring weight.
(First: Episode 0578)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Ernie, Bert and Shola demonstrate happy, sad, scared and mad.
(First: Episode 0469)
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SCENE 4 Big Bird finds David looking sad because he has to work late tonight and can't go to see his favorite movie, "Revenge of the Dragon". He then gets a call from Mr. Hooper and learns that he can go home early after all, which makes him happy β€” but Big Bird reveals that the movie he wanted to see isn't playing anymore.
Cartoon Henson: Eleven Cheer (repeat)
Cartoon A Gorilla applies for a job.
(First: Episode 0131)
Animation Sand G/g
(First: Episode 0643)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Bert has acquired some drums, but he doesn't know how to play them well. Ernie teaches him how to make drum playing exciting.
(First: Episode 0579)
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SCENE 5 Grover requests several fruits from Mr. Macintosh but he keeps changing his mind. He eventually settles on a hamburger.

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