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Sesame Street
Sam the Machine wants to go to the movies
(repeat of 0641)
Air date February 18, 1976
Season Season 7 (1975-1976)
Sponsors D, W, 8
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Maria asks Big Bird to do two favors for her: give a dollar bill to David, and place a letter in the mailbox. Big Bird gets the two mixed up …
Cartoon On his way to the store, a boy gets distracted and remembers to buy different things.
(First: Episode 0768)
Film The Mad Painter #8
(First: Episode 0326)
SCENE 2 Big Bird and the mailman (Jerry Nelson) try to figure out how a dollar bill got into the mailbox. David asks Big Bird why he gave him a letter that’s addressed to Maria’s mother in Puerto Rico.
Cartoon An elephant and a bear try to cross a bridge to deliver their packages, but they're in each other's way.
Voices: Hal Smith
(First: Episode 0538)
Cast Bob and Mr. Hooper have a dispute over using a sole coat hanger for their coats. They eventually cooperate and put both their coats on the one hanger.
(First: Episode 0282)
Film Kids count ten buses as they drive by.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0406)
Cartoon "Four Seasons"
(First: Episode 0276)
Film Parts of a clown are shown in close-up as kids guess what it is.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0428)
Film Slide puzzle - boy
(First: Episode 0428)
Insert Three of These Kids (upside-down girl)
(First: Episode 0413)
Wild wind.jpg
Cartoon An anthropomorphic cloud blows a wild wind disturbing some farm animals.
(First: Episode 0407)
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit talks about the letter W. Cookie Monster eats the W.
(First: Episode 0001)
Film Gibbons make screeching noises.
(First: Episode 0276)
Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
Ernie Bert kids balloon.jpg
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Ernie, Bert, Greg, and Laura play a game of volleyball with a balloon.
(First: Episode 0818)
Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Lion family.
(First: Episode 0018)
SCENE 3 At Hooper's Store, David has a sandwich order cancelled. The Count decides to take the order. He counts the sandwich, and then leaves.
Cartoon W for Wash
(First: Episode 0485)
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit tries to start his W lecture again, but the W comes to life and attacks him.
(First: Episode 0001)
Cast The Sesame Street Roughnecks (Maria, Gordon, Luis and Mr. Hooper) face off against Regular Kid in the Subtraction Bowl. Both competitors are poised to figure out how many four crates minus one crate equals. As the Roughnecks attempt to physically remove the crates, Regular Kid solves the math problem on the chalkboard.
(First: Episode 0782)
Cartoon Find the camouflaged parrot.
Voice: Paul Dooley
(First: Episode 0516)
Cast In Round 2 of the Subtraction Bowl, the teams must now figure out how much three crates take away one equals. Maria and Gordon discard Regular Kid's chalkboard, but she's still able to figure out the math using her fingers.
(First: Episode 0782)
Littlethings orig.jpg
Song Joe Raposo sings "Little Things."
(First: Episode 0655)
Cast In the third and final round of the Subtraction Bowl, the teams must now figure out how much two crates take away one equals. The Roughnecks put boxing gloves on Regular Kid's hands to prevent her from counting with fingers, but, using visual thinking, she gets the correct final answer, and wins the trophy.
(First: Episode 0782)
Cartoon "Alphabet Imagination": A female voice quickly recites the alphabet followed by a male voice narrating each letter in a series of psychedelic vignettes.
(First: Episode 0345)
Film Anne Meara narrates a silent movie of a girl is stuck IN the quicksand.
(First: Episode 0511)
Muppets Grover the elevator operator gives a demonstration of in and out which annoys the passengers.
(First: Episode 0511)
Cartoon A colorful, rhythmic demonstration of the word IN
(First: Episode 0337)
Film Kids climb in and out of a tire.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0450)
Celebrity Tennis star Arthur Ashe says the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0775)
Cartoon The Typewriter: D - Daisy
(First: Episode 0795)
Film Apples grow on a tree.
(First: Episode 0093)
Film D is a very useful letter -- there are animals, jobs, and hobbies that begin with D.
(First: Episode 0367)
SCENE 4 Sam the Robot encounters Maria and David on their way to the movies, and asks to join them. They agree to take him as long as he promises not to flash any lights or make any noise.
Film Joe Raposo sings "Look a Little Closer". The object is a tire.
(First: Episode 0147)
Batman Penguin.jpg
Cartoon Batman and Robin catch the Penguin's gang who has dirty windows, teaching the opposite pairings of clean and dirty.
(First: Episode 0099)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Families."
(First: Episode 0454)
Cartoon "Candy Man"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0359)
Cast Luis looks for the SALIDA in a brick room.
(First: Episode 0407)
Cartoon SALIDA (train)
(First: Episode 0537)
Film Stop-motion: in a park, a garbage man puts litter in a trash can. (Part 1)
(First: Episode 0491)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” At the beach, Ernie notices that Bert is missing; all he sees is Bert's hat. Sherlock Hemlock helps find Bert, and in the process, discovers that Ernie accidentally buried Bert under the sand.
(First: Episode 0278)
Film Stop-motion: in a park, a man reads a newspaper, then shamelessly drops it on the ground. A little girl finds this disgusting, and puts the newspaper in the trash bin. (Part 2)
(First: Episode 0491)
Cartoon "Nelly 1-10 / 10-1": Kids count numbers in a parade, which are interrupted by other participants.
Artist: Harvey Kurtzman
(First: Episode 0629)
SCENE 5 The sponsors are announced.

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