Sesame Street
Maria watches Susan on the job
Air date December 8, 1976
Season Season 8 (1976-1977)
Sponsors S, T, 4
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Picture Segment Description
Muppets Little Jerry and the Monotones sing "Danger."
(First: Episode 0704)
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Cartoon A baby sees a "danger" sign, which points to several dangerous images.
Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
SCENE 1 Big Bird uses a ladder to play a bird game. Luis and Maria look on as the kids pretend to walk like different birds.
Film A film of two kids and a goat riding a turtle at a petting zoo is narrated in English and Spanish.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0486)
Cartoon A top-hatted man tries to show a girl how many uses a box has, but she prefers kicking it.
(First: Episode 0763)
Cartoon A boy imagines that if the clouds were cows, it would rain milk.
(First: Episode 0650)
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)
Insert The Alphabet Dancers form the letter T.
(First: Episode 0454)
Cartoon A poem filled with T words, including a teacher, toys, Texas, and "turtles with brains".
Voice: Bob Arbogast
(First: Episode 0024)
Film Kids narrate a visit to an automobile factory, and watch a taxi being made.
(First: Episode 0186)
SCENE 2 Big Bird and Laura play a “One of These Things” game with three pears and an apple.
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Muppets Old West sketches: A couple of cowboy Muppets meet the Alphabet Kid, who claims that he can write the alphabet faster than any man alive. To prove it, he quickly draws his crayon and speedily writes out the whole alphabet.
(First: Episode 0307)
Film A look at the life of Colleen, who lives in Arizona.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0504)
Cartoon T es para telefono
(First: Episode 0362)
Film Where the buffalo roam ...
(First: Episode 0510)
Cartoon A man demonstrates "up" and "down".
(First: Episode 0276)
Cast Maria and David find two sets of sacks, which have incorrect numerical labels.
(First: Episode 0505)
Cartoon Four people cooperate building a table.
(First: Episode 0537)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie and Bert sing "Imagination".
(First: Episode 0493)
Animation Sand T/t
(First: Episode 0636)
Film The letter T is a very useful letter.
(First: Episode 0402)
Insert José Feliciano: “4 Fingers Sez”
(First: Episode 0763)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Dressed Up."
(First: Episode 0302)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentThe Count asks Ingrid to teach him how to count to 20 in Spanish.
(First: Episode 0477)
Cartoon Two dots play hide-and-seek amongst different shaped blocks.
(First: Episode 0780)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit explores the lab of Professor Nucleus Von Fission, who has just built a robot called the Six Dollar Man, out of parts that cost him a total of six dollars! The robot destroys the lab, while Von Fission laughs. Kermit is horrified, but Von Fission explains, "What do you expect for six dollars?"
Cartoon Various demonstrations of DOWN and UP
(First: Episode 0847)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment — Herry asks John-John if he knows the difference between up and down.
(First: Episode 0565)
SCENE 3 As Luis tells Maria how he got started in the fixing business, Susan comes into the shop to pick up her toaster. Maria reveals that she’s still figuring out what to do when she finishes college. She walks home with Susan, who tells Maria how she decided to become a nurse, mentioning what she likes about the job. She invites Maria to come watch her on the job.
Cartoon Donnie Budd counts four lions.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0300)
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Film A gymnast illustrates up and down.
(First: Episode 0526)
Muppets Kermit has Grover help him demonstrate up and down by having Grover climb UP a sky-high flight of stairs -- while Kermit takes the elevator to the top. Exhausted, Grover faints and rolls DOWN the staircase.
(First: Episode 0693)
Film Examples of people and animals going down.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0406)
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Cartoon Superman demonstrates the letter S and some of the words it stands for.
(First: Episode 0136)
Song "Cooperation" - Kids cooperate to move a wooden structure.
Cartoon Typewriter: S for Spring
(First: Episode 0792)
Muppets The letter S joins U and N to make the word SUN. Some Anything Muppets appear in beach gear to bask in the sun.
(First: Episode 0453)
SCENE 4 Susan makes a house call to Mrs. Ramirez, attending to her son. Maria helps Susan by translating Mrs. Ramirez’s Spanish.
Film T is for toes.
(First: Episode 0506)
Animation Sand T/t
(First: Episode 0636)
SCENE 5 As Maria and Susan go home, the sponsors are announced.

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