Sesame Street
The Number Four Show
(repeat of 0734)
Air date February 8, 1977
Season Season 8 (1976-1977)
Written by Joseph A. Bailey
Sponsors F, H, 4
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Picture Segment Description
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Insert Olivia sings "Sad."
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Cartoon A troll draws different faces on herself in front of a mirror.
(First: Episode 0800)
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Film "Listen ..." to various sounds, including the ocean, a heart beating, a clock ticking, a horse galloping, crickets chirping, a passing train, and others.
(First: Episode 0951)
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Don Music tries to write "Mary Had a Little Lamb", but he can't come up with a word that rhymes with "snow". Kermit suggests that Don try another angle, which leads to Don writing the hit song "Mary Had a Bicycle." Don sings the song, with back-up vocals from the Monotones.
(First: Episode 0698)
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Cartoon / Film A Scanimate/live-action hybrid segment in which an off-camera child and Luis name words that begin with H.
(First: Episode 0771)
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SCENE 1 On "The Number Four Show," Grover does am impression of the number 4 by contorting his body into the shape of a 4 (with much strain). Grover suffers as Big Bird compares him to his own 4 to make sure they match up. To Grover's dismay, Big Bird now asks him to impersonate the number 38.
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Cartoon Elephants have 4 legs.
(First: Episode 0560)
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Muppets Four Anything Muppet cheerleaders give four big cheers for the number 4. (Spanish version)
(First: Episode 0368)
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Film A girl gets on, in, and under a blanket in a park.
(First: Episode 0406)
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Cartoon A man lifts a rock and finds the word UNDER.
(First: Episode 0685)
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Song Luis sings "Three of These Kids" -- three kids are playing basketball, and one is playing baseball.
(First: Episode 0418)
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Cartoon Harold and Howard think of H words.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0284)
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SCENE 2 Mr. Snuffleupagus is Big Bird's next secret, surprise guest. Concealed behind the fence, he jumps four times, rattling the audience and the whole street.
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Cartoon Fred, a singer, fails to figure out the words that rhyme with his name in the song he sings.
Artists: The Hubleys
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Film Future careers: footage of a kid acting out a certain job, followed by an adult doing "the real thing." Includes a girl singing the "Sesame Street Theme" and another watching a sketch with Cookie Monster and Kermit the Frog.
(First: Episode 0796)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie asks Bert to go play in the park with him. When Bert says no, Ernie wonders if he isn't feeling well and starts to examine him.
(First: Episode 0124)
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Cartoon Abierto: Ali Baba arrives a bit late and gets run over by the 40 thieves leaving.
(First: Episode 0467)
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Cast Captain Under-Wonder (Luis) shows how he goes under an umbrella, a table and the tire swing (the latter by shrinking himself down).
(First: Episode 0508)
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Cartoon Fisherman Jones demonstrates in, on and under with the help of a big fishy.
(First: Episode 0370)
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Muppets "High, Middle, Low"
(First: Episode 0236)
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Cartoon Frances Fairy displays several F words.
(First: Episode 0335)
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Film Male and female snow people narrate their own construction.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0277)
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Cartoon A girl demonstrates that she is scary-looking to a sleeping monster.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0797)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentThe Count and Ingrid count to twenty in Spanish.
(First: Episode 0477)
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Film Four Song (Song of Four)
(First: Episode 0006)
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SCENE 3 "The Number Four Show" now presents Bert, who does impressions of four different pigeon emotions.
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Song Joe Raposo sings "There's a Bird On Me."
(First: Episode 0416)
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Cartoon Cloud blows things FFFFFFFF
(First: Episode 0387)
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Film Scuba diver - on, into, under, through, around
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0516)
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Cast Bob, Maria and David demonstrate in, on and under in their own ways.
(First: Episode 0796)
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Cartoon A red man illustrates abierto, while an angry blue man shows cerrado.
(First: Episode 0784)
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Muppets Waiter Grover: Grover brings Mr. Johnson a bowl of alphabet soup. Mr. Johnson complains that some of the letters are missing, and makes Grover run back and forth to the kitchen to bring the missing letters. When all the letters are there, Johnson complains that the soup is cold, and makes Grover take it back.
(First: Episode 0276)
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Cartoon A song about the parts of a boy's body and the sounds they can make.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 0923)
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Film A little girl needs HELP getting on a horse.
(First: Episode 0484)
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SCENE 4 Count von Count eagerly awaits his slot on the show. He's not pleased that he can only count up to such a small value like four, but he counts four kids anyway. He proceeds to count them again and again in different languages.
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Cartoon H is for horseshoe.
(First: Episode 0020)
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Song "Starfish"
(First: Episode 0280)
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Cartoon H - Horse
(First: Episode 0474)
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SCENE 5 Big Bird and his cast take a bow, while Snuffy bows from behind the fence.


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