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'''Professor Television''' is a recurring ''[[Sesame Street]]'' segment, featuring [[Bill Irwin]] as the title character. The skits usually involved the professor demonstrating words, which always end in disaster.
 
'''Professor Television''' is a recurring ''[[Sesame Street]]'' segment, featuring [[Bill Irwin]] as the title character. The skits usually involved the professor demonstrating words, which always end in disaster.
   
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! Picture !! Theme !! Earliest known apearance !! Description
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| [[Image:BillIrwin-open.jpg‎|200px|center]]
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| Open and Closed
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| align=center | [[Episode 3656]]
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| Professor Television tries to demonstrate open and closed, but his efforts backfire when the door does the opposite of what the sign says. So, he just puts up a sign saying "Nevermind". {{Sketchrelease|Video: ''[[Bert & Ernie's Word Play]]'' (2002, introduction cut)}}
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| [[Image:ProfTV.DANGER.jpg‎|200px|center]]
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| Danger
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| align=center | [[Episode 3713]]
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| Professor Television tries to demonstrate "Danger" by putting a "Danger" sign above a deep drop. The sign falls, however, so he gets a large flashing "Danger" sign, which traps him. {{Sketchrelease|Online: [[Sesamestreet.org]] {{SSvideo|2943e0bc-1564-11dd-a62f-919b98326687}}}}
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| [[Image:ProfTV.Nearfar.jpg‎|200px|center]]
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| Near and Far
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| align=center | [[Episode 3683]]
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| Professor Television tries to demonstrate near and far, with help from [[Maria]]'s voice.
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[[Category:Sesame Street Live-Action Sketches]]
 
[[Category:Sesame Street Live-Action Sketches]]

Revision as of 18:57, February 20, 2010

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Professor Television is a recurring Sesame Street segment, featuring Bill Irwin as the title character. The skits usually involved the professor demonstrating words, which always end in disaster.

Picture Theme Earliest known apearance Description
BillIrwin-open
Open and Closed Episode 3656 Professor Television tries to demonstrate open and closed, but his efforts backfire when the door does the opposite of what the sign says. So, he just puts up a sign saying "Nevermind".
ProfTV.DANGER
Danger Episode 3713 Professor Television tries to demonstrate "Danger" by putting a "Danger" sign above a deep drop. The sign falls, however, so he gets a large flashing "Danger" sign, which traps him.
ProfTV.Nearfar
Near and Far Episode 3683 Professor Television tries to demonstrate near and far, with help from Maria's voice.
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