Sesame Street
Air date May 17, 1976
Season Season 7 (1975-1976)
Sponsors I, Z, 12


Picture Segment Description


SCENE 1 Grover's kite is stuck in a tree and he can't get it down. While brainstorming with Big Bird, they come up with the idea of standing on each other's shoulders. Big Bird volunteers to get on Grover's shoulders, though Grover thinks Big Bird might be too heavy. "I'm just feathers," says Big Bird as he climbs on Grover. He can barley keep the bird up for long before falling down. Big Bird manages to get the kite in his beak before falling, but it ends up split open over Grover's head.
Film A mailman on horseback delivers mail in the Appalachian mountains of Kentucky.
(First: Episode 0493)
Cartoon What if an elephant and a mouse had their features switched around?
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0212)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie is sad, because it's raining and he can't play baseball. Bert encourages him to imagine that he's playing instead. In Ernie's imagination, he hits a high fly ball that lands in the ocean. Bert tells Ernie that the sun is out, and he can go out and play now. Ernie says that he can't play -- his ball fell in the ocean.
(First: Episode 0410)
Cartoon I - ice cream.
(First: Episode 0033)
Cartoon Capital I, he's quite a guy
(First: Episode 0368)
Insert Alaina Reed (prior to joining the cast as Olivia) sings "Quiet Is."
Cartoon A boy witness a snake slither in and out of some holes. His imagination likens the sight to a train going through a tunnel.
(First: Episode 0373)
Muppets Roosevelt Franklin Elementary School: Roosevelt Franklin talks about pride in a story about a duck who had "bad luck to be born a duck."
(First: Episode 0592)
Animation Henson Films: Number Twelve Rocks
(First: Episode 0195)
Muppets As ominous music plays, The Count walks around his castle, checks out the mirror (he has no reflection), and greets his bats. The mailman (Jim Henson) arrives, with a bunch of letters for Count. The mailman wonders why there are so many letters. The Count says that he wrote them all himself, so he could count them... and then he does.
(First: Episode 0420)
Cartoon Two groups of mountain goats try to pass each other on a mountain road.
(First: Episode 0780)
Film Apes play at the zoo. (edited)
(First: Episode 0045)
Muppets An Anything Muppet sings "I'm Cold" in the middle of a blizzard.
(First: Episode 0368)
Cartoon Speech Balloon - I: An iron irons the word.
(First: Episode 0314)
Cartoon "I in the Sky"
(First: Episode 0368)
SCENE 2 Maria sings "Here Are Some Things" using pairs of objects.
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Young George Washington
Cartoon Jack-in-the-Box School
(First: Episode 0284)
Cartoon A fat man and a small man demonstrate top and bottom.
(First: Episode 0525)
Muppets Grover sings "I Stand Up Straight and Tall" while using some fast cutting camera trickery.
Song Joe Raposo sings "Weaver Bird."
(First: Episode 0372)
Cartoon Adding up five ladybugs and five lizards
(First: Episode 0277)
Cartoon Different ways to use a string
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
Muppets Kermit talks about "top" and "bottom" using a stack of boxes Grover carries.
(First: Episode 0434)
Cartoon The Magnificent Splasho goes from the top of the ladder to the bottom of the water tank.
(First: Episode 0655)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment — Cookie Monster shows David the school sign he tore off a building earlier.
(First: Episode 0379)
Cartoon Z for zipper
(First: Episode 0025)
Cartoon Two alpine climbers hike up a letter Z and stake a claim on it.
(First: Episode 0281)
Muppets Ernie & Bert — 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)
Cartoon A girl uses her paint-by-the-numbers set to find an elephant in her picture.
(First: Episode 0510)
Cast The Alphabet Dancers: Lowercase letter i.
(First: Episode 0462)
Cartoon Letter I (Beep Beep)
(First: Episode 0427)
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Cast "Dandy David" adds flowers and flower pots.
(First: Episode 0454)
Cartoon A mother bird brings her babies a huge number 12.
(First: Episode 0493)
Muppets The Martians examine a grandfather clock.
(First: Episode 0407)

SCENE 3 Cookie Monster sits in Hooper's Store, while Mr. Hooper studies Spanish for his night classes. He has trouble remembering the word for "kiss," so Maria writes it down for him, "beso." As she goes off, Mr. Hooper orally reviews the vocabulary, while Cookie Monster chows down on the word Maria wrote. When Mr. Hooper wonders aloud what "kiss" means, Cookie burps the answer.
Cartoon Five feet stick out from a barrel, all belonging to a strange five-legged being.
(First: Episode 0859)
Film "I Am a Letter" - Vocalists sing a song describing the process of how mail is sent. (re-edited with a new song track)
(First: Episode 0143)
SCENE 4 The kids play with Grover's repaired kite, as Grover announces the sponsors.

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