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Sesame Street
Sounds from Oscar's can
Air date May 12, 1976
Season Season 7 (1975-1976)
Sponsors K, Q, 9
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.


Picture Segment Description
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit the Frog witnesses how the mailman and salesman knock at the door while the Big Bad Wolf chases Little Red Riding Hood around the bed. Eventually, the Woodsman shows up, and Red and the Wolf chase him for cutting down a maple tree which was their favorite one.
(First: Episode 0621)
Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
SCENE 1 Maria, Big Bird and the kids play a relay game using balloons.
Cartoon A turtle, a bird, and a butterfly demonstrate small, smaller, and smallest.
(First: Episode 0371)
Film Two hands make sounds from other sides of a wall.
(First: Episode 0649)
Muppets Caveperson Days: King Ernie has a problem -- the cavemen write everything on rocks, which are too heavy to carry around. He calls upon the Royal Smart Person to invent something lighter to write on.
(First: Episode 0409)
Cartoon Four people cooperate building a table.
(First: Episode 0537)
Film A man makes a shadow puppet of an elephant.
(First: Episode 0593)
SCENE 2 Susan and Maria hear the sound of a washing machine coming from Oscar's trash can. They see him holding a box of detergent, and assume he’s doing the laundry. Oscar proves them wrong; he’s filling up his can with suds from the washing machine.
Film Kids draw various things on a blackboard. The drawings animate themselves and make their respective sounds.
(First: Episode 0822)
Muppets Simon Soundman sings a song about finding a (MEOW!) stuck in a tree.
(First: Episode 0406)
Cartoon The Typewriter: K is for Key
(First: Episode 0879)
Film The celebration of Chinese New Year
(First: Episode 0495)
Cartoon A lion named Kent gets a Kick out of being King of the forest.
(First: Episode 0619)
Film Joe Raposo: On the beach (instrumental)
(First: Episode 0411)
Animation Three balls compare sizes. An orange ball (voiced by Daws Butler) boasts that he's the smallest, until his little brother comes onto the scene.
(First: Episode 0786)
SCENE 3 Bob and Tina talk about what makes them happy, and look at a painting that Tina made.
Cartoon The Typewriter: "Q", Quiet
(First: Episode 0768)
Muppets "The Question Song"
(First: Episode 0378)
Film Counting the circus clowns.
(First: Episode 0501)
Cartoon Q -- that funny looking thing.
(First: Episode 0131)
Muppets / Celebrity Edith Ann tells Herry about feeling proud.
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Animation Sand Q/q
(First: Episode 0623)
SCENE 4 At the Fix-it Shop, David and Maria play a β€œThree of These Things” game with three blenders and a sandwich.
Cartoon A song tells the story of Max, who loves to chop down trees. One tree turns out to be a magic genie, who turns Max into a tree. Max soon grows respect for trees and once returned human, vows to never chop one down again.
(First: Episode 0572)
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Muppets Five balls get together to play basketball. It takes them awhile to count themselves, but then they realize they don't have a ball.
(First: Episode 0267)
Cartoon A small frog unveils a smaller man, who unveils the smallest elephant.
(First: Episode 0786)
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Muppets Roosevelt Franklin Elementary School: Roosevelt Franklin and his class name some great people.
(First: Episode 0515)
Film A man karate chops 5 boards.
(First: Episode 0469)
Cartoon Tool Quickies - Wood Plane (0:12)
(First: Episode 0540)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Kermit asks Trey if he's seen a letter Q before. At first Trey denies it, but eventually draws one in the air with his finger.
(First: Episode 0440)
Film A man makes a shadow puppet of a cow.
(First: Episode 0630)
Muppets / Cast Bob sings "The People in Your Neighborhood" with the moving man and hot dog vendor.
(First: Episode 0852)
Cartoon A red man tries to get apples from a tree by himself, while a yellow man builds a ladder.
(First: Episode 0779)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie brings an umbrella, a flashlight, and Bert's bowling ball to the bathtub, just in case the electricity goes out, the roof leaks, and somebody shows up asking to borrow a bowling ball. Bert thinks that Ernie is being ridiculous -- but everything happens, just as Ernie predicted.
(First: Episode 0269)
Cartoon A concert pianist shows up in a construction worker's lunchbox, singing the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0449)
Cartoon "Martian Beauty" has nine hairs, nine bows, nine eyes, nine nostrils, nine arms, and nine toes.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0316)
SCENE 5 Susan and Gordon are about to take a trip to the country, when Big Bird asks to come along. They reluctantly agree to let him join them, but Big Bird has too many toys to pack.
Cast No matter how you arrange these nine people, they're still nine people.
(First: Episode 0413)
Cartoon A lion named Kent gets a Kick out of being King of the forest. (repeat)
Song David sings "I'm Pretty" over a film of fish and other sea creatures.
(First: Episode 0389)
SCENE 6 By nightfall, Big Bird has piled on more toys he wants to bring on the country trip, but Gordon and Susan decide to go inside and have dinner instead. The sponsors are announced.

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