Sesame Street
Herry's sister Herriet visits
Air date December 21, 1977
Season Season 9 (1977-1978)
Sponsors G, S, 12

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Herry Monster asks Maria, Olivia, and David to keep an eye out for his sister Herriet Monster who's coming to the city to look for a job, while Herry runs out to pick up some things for her stay. Herriet arrives via bus and greets Sesame Street's residents, giving David a crushing handshake (oblivious strength runs in the family). Olivia offers her a newspaper to look at the job listings and carpentry catches her eye. In front of the Fix-It Shop, Maria lets Herriet try sawing a piece of wood, but her abundance of strength leaves the plank in sawdust. Herriet figures she should probably ought to consider a different career.
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Cartoon "Ladybugs' Picnic"
(First: Episode 0416)
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Muppets Ernie & BertBert finds it difficult to listen to Pigeons in the News while Ernie and the Sesame Street Citizens' Band are outside practicing. In yet another case of miscommunication between the two, since Bert doesn't like it when they practice outside, Ernie leads the band into the apartment so they can practice inside.
(First: Episode 0982)
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Animation The profile of a woman's head changes shape to the sounds of a Moog synthesizer.
Artist: Etienne Delessert
(First: Episode 0628)
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Film Various sporting events involving throwing things are shown from around the world.
(First: Episode 0809)
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SCENE 2 Olivia, Maria, and David spot Herriet at the mailbox. She's taken a job as a postal worker, but explains jobs at the hospital and auto mechanic didn't work out. David notes that her strength must come in handy working for the post office because carrying around all that mail can get heavy. When Herriet realizes she doesn't have the key for this particular box, she lifts it up off the ground and takes it with her.
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Cartoon A cowboy sings about "Feelings That Are Real."
(First: Episode 0954)
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Muppets Little Jerry and the Monotones sing "Telephone Rock."
(First: Episode 0733)
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Cartoon A boy looks for the telephone as it rings.
(First: Episode 0684)
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Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
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SCENE 3 David shows Big Bird some finger paintings he's been helping the kids with.
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Cartoon G is for Glue
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0279)
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Film Kids play in the snow.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0292)
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Cast Susan, Bob, and Maria give a lesson on addition and subtraction.
(First: Episode 0633)
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Cartoon Children describe how to draw an elephant.
(First: Episode 0052)
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Muppets Lefty delivers some carrots to his boss, but the boss orders him to get more carrots (in 13 seconds).
(First: Episode 0255)
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Cartoon A voice asks a face if it's aware of the letter S, and it is revealed that the face belongs to a snake.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0278)
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Muppets Lefty delivers more carrots to his boss, but the boss orders him to get the most carrots he can find (in 15 seconds).
(First: Episode 0255)
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Cartoon S is for subway, sailboat, sled, scooter, skates, skis, and stop.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0279)
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Muppets Lefty delivers the rest of the carrots to his boss. The boss reveals that the carrots are for his pet rabbit (a real rabbit), which he shows to Lefty.
(First: Episode 0255)
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Cartoon A girl wonders what it would be like if elephants were as easily frightened as bugs.
(First: Episode 0595)
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SCENE 4 Olivia sings "Walk."
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentCookie Monster and Genelle say the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0320)
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Celebrity Tennis player Arthur Ashe counts to twelve.
(First: Episode 0775)
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Cartoon A girl counts her 5 cats using ribbon to keep track.
(First: Episode 1001)
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Muppets Cookie Monster and Herry sing "Circles."
(First: Episode 0131)
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Cartoon A boy does an addition problem in his head: 2 + 1 = 3.
(First: Episode 0516)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Hippopotamus Round."
(First: Episode 0413)
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Cartoon A boy solves a math problem: 3 + 1 = 4.
(First: Episode 0516)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — Bert is trying to write a letter to Mr. Rogers, but finds it difficult when Ernie operates his electric fan right next to him. Bert blows up at Ernie and says he is "hot and bothered," and Ernie has just the thing for that: more cool air.
(First: Episode 0544)
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Cartoon I've got some (hair), I've got more, but I've got the most.
(First: Episode 0524)
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SCENE 5 Maria and the kids stop riding their bikes to observe Alphabet Bates writing a G in the sky.
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Muppets Grover talks about the letter G, as it slowly grows.
(First: Episode 0210)
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Film Things that begin with G
(First: Episode 0357)
1041newsflash.jpg Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: In a take on the "Hey Diddle Diddle" nursery rhyme, Kermit the Frog interviews Natalie the cow and her cat manager as she prepares to jump over the moon. Natalie plans to break the usual cow stereotype by doing this jump. After the cat plays a fanfare on his fiddle, she makes the jump and crash lands back to Earth, where she is praised and congratulated for her jump.
(First: Episode 0634)
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Animation Sand G/g
(First: Episode 0643)
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Cast Linda shows Damion how to sign "WET PAINT".
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Cartoon What if a turtle and rabbit switched appearances?
(First: Episode 0451)
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Song David sings "I'm Pretty" over a film of fish and other sea creatures.
(First: Episode 0389)
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Cartoon Two kids find different uses for a cooking pot.
(First: Episode 0795)
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Cartoon "Pinball Number Count" (#12)
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0985)
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Celebrity Tennis player Arthur Ashe counts to twelve (without voiceover).
(First: Episode 0750)
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Film A woman holds a painting of five chickens.
(First: Episode 0769)
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Cartoon Find the camouflaged parrot.
Voice: Paul Dooley
(First: Episode 0516)
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Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Sidewinder snake.
(First: Episode 0514)
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SCENE 6 David continues finger painting with the kids while Maria announces the sponsors: G, S, 12.


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