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Sesame Street
Oscar's animal films
Air date April 16, 1976
Season Season 7 (1975-1976)
Sponsors N, O, 2
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Mr. Hooper and Willy get into an argument about who makes the best hamburger. Susan helps them settle it by combining ingredients from both burgers.
Cartoon A tiny ant pushes the huge N into its place in the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0780)
Muppets Little Jerry and the Monotones sing "Telephone Rock."
(First: Episode 0733)
Cartoon The Typewriter: N for Nose
(First: Episode 0763)
Cartoon A farmer plants big, bigger and biggest trees.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0284)
SCENE 2 Big Bird demonstrates forward and backward with Luis.
Cartoon Big, bigger and biggest elephants
(First: Episode 0389)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Everybody Run."
(First: Episode 0372)
Muppets Simon Soundman tries to buy a saw at Sam's General Store.
(First: Episode 0409)
Cartoon An N-terview with an N
(First: Episode 0131)
Cartoon / Film Things that begin with N: nail, nest, net, notebook, needle, noodle, nuts, napkins, nose. (Don't make noise at night). The letter N is nice.
(First: Episode 0659)
Cartoon Vaudeville duo Herman Happy and Stanley Sad sing a song about how they live up to their names.
(First: Episode 0772)
Muppets Part 1: The Count withdraws all his money from the bank to count it.
(First: Episode 0602)
Cartoon "All right, now that you've eaten everything in sight, would you mind telling me what you plan to have for dessert?"
(First: Episode 0006)
Muppets Part 2: The Count deposits his money again, but not before counting it one more time.
(First: Episode 0602)
SCENE 3 Oscar gathers Susan, Gordon, Luis, Mr. Hooper and some kids to watch some film of animals that he shot. The film is dark, because it was shot at nighttime, but they all recognize the animals' sounds. Oscar prepares them for the best part: the monolithic closing titles, set to the tune of "Also sprach Zarathustra."
Song Joe Raposo sings "Two is You and Me."
(First: Episode 0375)
Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper is bouncing on a pogo stick. He asks a man if he'd like to try it, and the man replies, "I'd love to!" Harvey then slaps a big number 2 on the man's chest.
(First: Episode 0417)
Cartoon Two men hammer a stake into a hole.
(First: Episode 0785)
Film A man (Barry Simpson) puts on snowshoes to bring his trash out.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0281)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” As Bert takes a nap, Ernie tells the viewer how he knows that Bert is asleep - thus waking Bert up, just to tell him it's time for his nap.
(First: Episode 0027)
Cartoon A concert pianist shows up in a construction worker's lunchbox, singing the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0449)
Film Trees are very nice places, for animals and for people.
(First: Episode 0455)
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)
Cartoon O for orange
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0673)
Film Jerry Nelson narrates a story about a green Muppet hand that learns to spin a top.
(First: Episode 0362)
Film Kids narrate a tortilla contest in English and Spanish.
(First: Episode 0456)
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Muppets Kermit's Lectures: A pair of feet stand on a wall while Kermit the Frog talks about them and what they can do.
(First: Episode 0371)
Cartoon O limerick
(First: Episode 0146)
Film A boy talks about feeding sheep in the winter.
Music: Robert Dennis
(First: Episode 0787)
SCENE 4 Big Bird calls Mr. Hooper and asks him to bring a big glass of water to his nest. Hooper brings a big glass, then a bigger one, and finally the biggest one he has. Big Bird reveals that the water is for Mr. Snuffleupagus's plants. Right then and there, it starts to rain.
Muppets Ernie has four apples, and wants to draw the number 4, showing that he has four apples. However, Cookie Monster wants to eat an apple, so Ernie crosses out the 4 and draws a 3. Then Cookie Monster decides not to eat the apple, causing Ernie to have to cross out the 4 again and draw another 3, over and over again.
(First: Episode 0140)
Film A girl narrates a film of her grandpa putting a horseshoe on their horse.
(First: Episode 0505)
Cartoon / Film Things that begin with N: nail, nest, net, notebook, needle, noodle, nuts, napkins, nose. (Don't make noise at night). The letter N is nice. (repeat)
(First: Episode 0659)
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)
SCENE 5 Big Bird says goodbye as it continues to rain. The sponsors are announced, and the credits roll.

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