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Sesame Street
Air date July 1969
Sponsors R, 2
This episode guide has been compiled from materials at the CTW Archives.


  • Cartoon: While fishing one day, a boy catches the letters of the alphabet. Frustrated at not having caught any fish to eat, he decides to use his catch for alphabet soup.
  • Cartoon: "Egg Chant": A girl skips rope as a boy sits with an egg on his knee. They recite an alphabet poem together. The egg hatches and a dancing lizard emerges.
  • Cartoon: "Story of R" -- A man and his dog play a film about the letter R, involving a robber who steals a rooster and escapes by rowboat. (shown thrice)
  • Film: Baby mountain lion
  • Cartoon: Countdown
  • Cartoon: Countdown
  • Muppet twins play the piano, which turns into a hungry monster.
  • Cartoon: "Count Up Elevator" -- An elevator operator stops at ten floors to pick up passengers, including a witch, a fireman, and a kangaroo. The tenth passenger, a mouse, causes the elevator to overload and explode.
  • Film: Rectangles
  • Magician James Randi demonstrates "R" for "rabbit" by pulling a rabbit out of a hat.
  • Film: Counting 11 eggs and one cookie.

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