Sesame Street
Bob dresses the Kids for the rain
Air date December 1, 1976
Season Season 8 (1976-1977)
Production August 25, 1976
Sponsors E, X, 4
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Picture Segment Description
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Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
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SCENE 1 Bob helps a child get properly dressed to go out in the rain to meet Big Bird.
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Cartoon "Cracks"
A girl lying in bed imagines seeing cracks in the wall turning into animals and a monster.
(First: Episode 0818)
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Film A toymaker makes an airplane out of wood.
(First: Episode 0762)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentHerry and Laurie identify different shapes.
(First: Episode 0881)
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Animation 4 people, 4 wheels, 4 doors, and 4 windows make a carpool.
(First: Episode 0910)
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Muppets The Count extinguishes electric candles by counting them with his finger. As he heads up the stairs for bed, he steps on Fatatita. He also tells his wolf Yuba to run and play with his friends.
(First: Episode 0545)
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Cartoon E Imagination
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0001)
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Muppets Anything Muppets (including Farley) shout "E!"
(First: Episode 0408)
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Cast Desert Agua, part 1: Maria drags herself across the sands of a limbo desert until she comes to a soda fountain staffed by David. She weakly asks for agua, but David doesn't understand the word leaving Maria to pantomime various clues that mean water. David interprets that she's asking for a telescope, an umbrella, a muffler, and a rubber duckie to take a bath with. Maria slaps her head in frustration.
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Cartoon A Spanish-speaking man seeks agua in the desert. A cowboy gives him a glass, and he uses it to wash his hands.
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Cast Desert Agua, part 2: The props are stacking up as Maria continues to pantomime her plea for water while David guesses that she's asking for slippers, a snorkel, and a fish.
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: A for Agua
(First: Episode 0510)
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Cast Desert Agua, part 3: David and Maria have been at this for years now, and are showing their old age. Many, many items have piled up as David guesses Maria is asking for a shovel and pail, a live skunk, and a boat. David says he needs a break from 86 years of guessing, and drinks a glass of water. Maria goes crazy over the beverage, so David offers her some. Maria refreshed, David asks to continue guessing what agua means.
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: E for egg
A cow hatches a chick, which says "Moo."
(First: Episode 0002)
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Film A man uses a TELEPHONE booth in the city.
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Muppets Little Jerry and the Monotones sing "Telephone Rock."
(First: Episode 0733)
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Song "Three of These Kids" (barbells)
(First: Episode 0474)
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Cartoon A boy looks for the telephone as it rings.
(First: Episode 0684)
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Cartoon A boy tries to guess what a voice belongs to by asking it questions, and wins a ride on a giraffe.
(First: Episode 0795)
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Film Hands build things out of triangles and squares while off-screen voices try to figure out what the constructions will be. (re-recorded music)
(First: Episode 0004)
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Celebrity Clive Thompson and Tina of the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater dance to a blues number.
(First: Episode 0851)
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Film Two glasses are filled with fluid, but one glass overflows as a hand keeps pouring into it. The same thing happens using salt shakers and bowls of nuts. Finally, the glasses are filled again, only one glass barely fills up as fluid is poured into it. The camera pulls out, revealing the glass is filling into another one below, which overflows as before.
(First: Episode 0576)
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Cartoon A man explains that the letter E begins both Enter and Exit. Another man named Roy runs through the doors.
(First: Episode 0406)
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Insert Mr. Hooper reminisces about his childhood and sings "When I Was as Little as You Are."
(First: Episode 0697)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie says that he has "flying fingers," and tries to find ten different things that his fingers can do.
(First: Episode 0617)
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Cartoon A ship captain orders the numbers 1-20 into a boat - which promptly sinks.
Artist: Harvey Kurtzman
(First: Episode 0614)
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Film Kids narrate a film of animals moving in different ways.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0098)
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Cartoon "Poverty X": A peanut-shaped figure lists the words that the letter "X" can be found in.
(First: Episode 0006)
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Film Empty / full cafeteria (time-lapse)
(First: Episode 0415)
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Cartoon Brand X
(First: Episode 0299)
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Insert Child voiceovers declare the street wastebasket is empty. The adults and Big Bird toss their trash into it, making it full. After a garbage man (Richard Hunt, making a cameo) collects its contents, the kids announce that it is now empty.
(First: Episode 0854)
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Don Music successfully writes "Old MacDonald," with the help of Kermit and several barnyard animals.
(First: Episode 0923)
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Cartoon A cat makes noise with a telephone, typewriter, trumpet, and piano. When the cat leaves, the devices come to life, and when he comes back, they all sound at once, frightening the cat.
(First: Episode 0844)
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Cartoon Two guys row their oars in different directions, until they decide to cooperate and row together.
(First: Episode 0510)
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Film A police officer follows clues that lead to a bathtub stolen by a gorilla.
(First: Episode 0491)
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Cartoon Four construction workers build a number 4.
(First: Episode 0507)
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Cartoon Subtracting three mules
(First: Episode 0767)
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Film A band plays and children dance at a Cinco de Mayo celebration.
(First: Episode 0438)
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SCENE 2 Luis has a kitten to give away and wants to put a sign up in the Fix-It Shop window, which is not easy for one person to do. Herry Monster comes by and Luis asks him to hold the flyer up straight while he tapes it. Herry thinks a monster of his strength can do the job all on his own and tells Luis to let him handle it. A few moments later, Herry barges in, complaining that Luis' flyer and tape are uncooperative. He still doesn't want Luis' help, thinking strong monsters like him will come off as a sissy if they get help. Luis shows him that's not the case as the two cooperate to hang the flyer. Herry admits that it's okay to ask for help, then asks Luis if he can have the last kitten he's heard about.



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