Sesame Street
Oscar makes mud
Air date March 25, 1976
Season Season 7 (1975-1976)
Sponsors G, K, 8
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Walking towards Hooper's Store, Big Bird wonders what it would be like to be short. When he enters, Mr. Hooper is standing on a stool to feather-dust the top of the wall, making him look taller than Big Bird. Big Bird then sees Bob and Susan hanging clothes on a line, making them look taller. Big Bird fears that he is shrinking, but Bob and Susan reassure him that they’re still the same sizes, even when they stand on a box. Big Bird then passes by Gordon painting the bottom of the 123 building, and tells him “It’s okay if you’re short; you’re still my friend!”
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Cartoon G For Giggle (voice of Allen Swift)
(First: Episode 0357)
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Muppets "City-Country Song"
(First: Episode 0681)
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Cartoon The Typewriter gets stuck in a spot of glue, and types "G: Glue".
(First: Episode 0775)
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Film A construction worker yells "Timber" and a tree falls to the ground, but then bounces back up!
(First: Episode 0149)
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Muppets An Anything Muppet family arranges themselves in different ways.
(First: Episode 0275)
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Cartoon On a snowy day, a cold man desires firewood. He carries a huge log up the hill multiple times, but it rolls down each time. Using his "wits", he pushes his house down to the bottom of the hill to be closer to the giant log.
(First: Episode 0799)
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SCENE 2 Oscar the Grouch has set some buckets around his trash can. Bob asks what’s in these buckets, and Oscar answers in song: “Mud”.
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Film Knock knock. Who's there? The woodpecker!
(First: Episode 0437)
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Cartoon A cat, bird and worm illustrate small, smaller and smallest.
(First: Episode 0830)
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Insert Ernie and Bert get into a big fight and decide to go their separate ways, Ernie moving out west to become a cowboy and Bert going to the North Pole to study fish. Maria convinces them not to do so, because then they'd never see each other again.
(First: Episode 0672)
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Cartoon The Square
(First: Episode 0536)
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Muppets Big Bird builds a model of himself and calls it "ME."
(First: Episode 0635)
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Cartoon A man assembles the word LOVE, and a bird pecks the O into the shape of a heart.
(First: Episode 0791)
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Muppets An Anything Muppet girl sings "I Want a Monster to Be My Friend."
(First: Episode 0810)
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Cartoon A man weighs himself to demonstrate how a scale works.
(First: Episode 0572)
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Film People of all ages ride bicycles.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0616)
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Film The kids form a triangle and a square.
(First: Episode 0300)
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Cartoon A goat discusses the letter "G". A man comes by to also talk about G, but rather than point out that "goat" is a G word, he observes the grass. Disgusted, the goat butts the man out of the way.
(First: Episode 0085)
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SCENE 3 Bob, Mr. Hooper, Susan and Gordon encounter a mailman who’s delivering only “G” mail today because it’s his “G” day. He delivers to Gordon, but Susan interjects and says her middle name is “Gloria”, so she can get her mail today too. The mailman then delivers to Oscar, who’s a Grouch, then to Mr. Hooper, who’s a grocer. Bob shows the mailman what he just bought: a grapefruit, some gum, a glass and some glue, so the mailman delivers to him as well.
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Muppets Grover talks about the letter G, as it slowly grows.
(First: Episode 0210)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: G for Gorilla (in man suit)
(First: Episode 0085)
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Film Joe Raposo sings "Look at This" over footage of something ... can you guess what it is?
(First: Episode 0514)
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Muppets Two Anything Muppet kids argue over a cookie. Cookie Monster arrives and says that the smallest person should get the cookie, and then, as the kids argue over which one is smaller, Cookie Monster shrinks himself.
(First: Episode 0253)
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Film Slide puzzle - truck
(First: Episode 0403)
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Film A couple makes some bread in stop-motion.
(First: Episode 0465)
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Cartoon "Young MacDonald Went to Town"
(First: Episode 0787)
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Celebrity Peggy Fleming skates a figure 8.
(First: Episode 0236)
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Film There Once Was a Hand: Skip Hinnant narrates the story of an unhappy hand that wishes he could make a noise.
(First: Episode 0007)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment — Chris, with his sister Stephanie, counts to 20 for Kermit.
(First: Episode 0422)
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Cartoon A postal worker tells the viewer what the post office is good for.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0783)
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SCENE 4 Gordon shows some kids a sound meter he used in his science class today. Oscar yells at them loudly, which makes the meter needle go haywire.
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Muppets / Celebrity Lena Horne and the Anything Muppets sing an upbeat version of "The Alphabet Song."
(First: Episode 0575)
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Cartoon The Typewriter: K is for Key
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Film Flamingos
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0450)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie purchases a straw hat for Bert, and asks Cookie Monster which box the hat will go in.
(First: Episode 0438)
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Film Kids dancing.
(First: Episode 0409)
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Cartoon K is for Karate
(First: Episode 0489)
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SCENE 5 Big Bird enjoys the flowers he just bought, but he encounters Mr. Hooper closing the store because his sister is in the hospital again. He gives Mr. Hooper some flowers out of sympathy, then he gives them to Gordon, who just had an argument with Susan. He gives the last ones to a kid who just hurt their knee, and even though he doesn’t have any more flowers, he feels happier than when he bought them.
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Film Things that begin with G
(First: Episode 0357)
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Cartoon Willie Wimple went a-boatin' and polluted the river.
Artist: Abe Levitow
(First: Episode 0561)
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Cast Luis is dressed for snow, but is stuck at the beach. David dresses for the beach, but finds himself in the snow. They happily switch places.
(First: Episode 0497)
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Cartoon G For Giggle (repeat)
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SCENE 6 The sponsors are announced.


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