Sesame Street
Air date July 1969
Sponsors D, R, W, 2, 3
This episode guide has been compiled from materials at the CTW Archives.

Behind the scenes of an Ernie and Bert piece featured in this show.

  • "There's Something Wrong" (Foot & Car)
  • Cartoon: "1 2 Erase My Shoe" -- A boy counts to 10 and erases objects.
  • "Three Song (Song of Three)"
  • Film: Hands build things out of triangles and squares while off-screen kids' voices try to figure out what the constructions will be.
  • Hi-Cam: Ball
  • 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.
  • Everybody Dance
  • Cartoon: "The D Commercial:" Two boys notice a D, saying it looks fat. A resonant voice (Gary Owens) informs them that it's the letter D. This leads to a jazzy story about a dog who digs for dice, wins a duck, and buys a dinosaur with a dime. Moral: "If you dig a dinosaur, drop your duck for a dime."
  • Cartoon: A small man and his assistant, Dudley, attempt to demonstrate both the capital and lower-case letter D.
  • Bert and Ernie attempt to fix their television when it keeps repeating the letter "D" over and over again. Once it is fixed, the TV drones "R" again and again.
  • Film: Sounds in the country and the city.
  • Film: A group of kids play follow the leader and go over, around and through various obstacles, but one of them takes a while to catch on.
  • Ernie paints a portrait of the letter "W."

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