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Sesame Street
Plot Oscar gets wet in a rainstorm.
Air date November 14, 1969
Season Season 1 (1969-1970)
Sponsors E, W, S, 2, 3
Syndication
Releases

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1
Gordon picks up his newspaper from Hooper's Store, and welcomes the viewer to Sesame Street, right as it starts to rain. As he goes inside, he sees Oscar getting wet on purpose, which Gordon thinks is weird, but Oscar doesn't.
BuddyJim.umbrellas
Cast
Buddy and Jim: Jim tries to explain to Buddy what umbrellas are for, but they are both clueless what to do after opening them.
Alicebraithwaitemonster
Cartoon
Alice Braithwaite Goodyshoes is standing next to a bathtub full of water. She is dry. A monster appears and throws the water at her, causing her to be wet, and then kisses her. "Bleah!" she says.
Erniebertkiss
Muppets
Ernie and Bert: Ernie and Bert watch the Alice cartoon on TV, and Ernie laughs when he sees Alice being kissed by the monster. Bert says Ernie wouldn't think it was so funny if a monster kissed him. Beautiful Day Monster appears, and kisses Ernie, who says, "Bleah!" Bert laughs.
BurtLancaster.happy
Celebrity
Burt Lancaster displays emotions "happy" and "angry". When he's home, he watches Sesame Street.
0005b
SCENE 2
Susan comes into Hooper's Store and asks Mr. Hooper for a guitar string and a soda. Mr. Hooper displays his latest invention, his "Super Duper Secret Stealer Stopper", which uses music to stop anyone from wanting to take his famous sodas. It works so well, he dances right out of the store and doesn't come back.
Gordon.Nose
Muppets / Cast
A blank Pumpkin Anything Muppet is on the verge of sneezing. Gordon puts ears and eyes on it, then finally a nose, which helps him sneeze.
0005c
SCENE 3
Susan plays the guitar and sings "Going for a Ride in the Car-Car" with some kids.
Transportationfilm
Film
Transportation
Eatingapeach
Cartoon
"E Imagination": A surreal story of a boy eating a peach atop an eagle witnessing a queen on her knee, dreaming of eating ice cream in a land of steam.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0001)
GordonBob.E
Cast
Gordon and Bob assemble an E.
1446d
Cartoon
Speech Balloon: E for egg
A cow hatches a chick, which says "Moo."
(First: Episode 0002)
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0005e
SCENE 4
The kids watch as Jennie draws a picture of a bear standing next to a Christmas tree in the snow. She then does a drawing of a deer.
0005f
SCENE 4
cont'd
Bob invites Jennie and the kids to come look at a real deer, and see if she'll eat.
SSTS-19
Celebrity
Listen My Brother sings their own version of "The Alphabet Song".
Wworm
Cartoon
A worm declares that the word "worm" is the only important word that begins with "W". A walrus retaliates by dumping a bucket of water on it.
(First: Episode 0001)
GordonBob.W
Cast
Gordon and Bob assemble a W.
Wandawitch1
Cartoon
"Wanda the Witch"
Artist: Tee Collins
(First: Episode 0001)
0005g
SCENE 5
Gordon challenges the kids to say a few tongue-twisters starting with the letters W and S.
Sam the Snake
Cartoon
Clay animation: Sam the Snake-and other things that begin with S
(First: Episode 0001)
Gordon.BlueAM
Muppets / Cast
Gordon encounters a woman who's going to sell sea shells by the sea shore. He assumes she's Sister Susie, but she's actually Penelope Pepperpot.
This marks the origin of what would later be Oscar's catchphrase, "Ding dong, you're wrong!"
SillySailors
Cartoon
A sprightly seal tells the story of six silly sailors who split up on a see-saw.
Artist: Tee Collins
(First: Episode 0002)
Gordon.Ears
Muppets / Cast
Our Pumpkin friend is once again blank. Gordon puts on him some eyes, then a nose, then some ears (which help him hear music), and announces that there will be music after the next segment.
Jamesearljones8
Celebrity
James Earl Jones counts to 10.
SpoonfulSugar
Muppets
The Anything Muppets sing "A Spoonful of Sugar".
Jazzyspies2
Cartoon
Jazz #2
(First: Episode 0001)
Jazzyspies3
Cartoon
"Jazz #3"
(First: Episode 0002)
0005h
SCENE 6
Susan reads the book If I Were a Mother ... by Kazue Mizumura, about different animal mothers.
Nosesnatcher1

Nosesnatcher2
Muppets
Bert says that he and Ernie are looking at the "Mysterious Nose-Snatcher." Ernie, disagreeing, walks closer and closer to the camera to see. His face begins to black out the screen...but when he moves back into view, his nose is missing!
0056.ow-my-elbow
Cartoon
A boy's jump rope rhyme identifies the parts of his body that hurt - "otherwise I feel fine!"
(First: Episode 0003)
Bob.WhichThing
Cast
Bob sings "Which Thing is Different From the Rest?"
Rectangles1

Rectangles2
Film
"Rectangles"
Rectangles in the city and country are shown to a percussion soundtrack.
0005i
SCENE 7
Bob displays the many rectangles found on the outside of Hooper's Store, and holds a balloon to replicate the picture he displayed earlier.
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0005k
SCENE 7
cont'd
Bob almost gives Eva his balloon, but it floats away. He then wonders what it would be like to fly in a balloon, and sings "Up, Up and Away."
0005l
SCENE 8
Gordon, Bob and the kids look at some box turtles, and decide to have them race.
0005m
SCENE 8
cont'd
Gordon announces the first of today's sponsors, which is S.
SillySailors
Cartoon
A sprightly seal tells the story of six silly sailors who split up on a see-saw. (repeat)
(First: Episode 0002)
0005n
SCENE 8
cont'd
Gordon announces next letter sponsor, which is E.
2059f
Cartoon
E for elephant, eagle, everything, and egg.
(First: Episode 0002)
0005o
SCENE 8
cont'd
Gordon announces last letter sponsor, which is W.
Wworm
Cartoon
W is for Worm (repeat)
(First: Episode 0001)
Gordonandkids

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SCENE 8
cont'd
Gordon signs off, and the credits roll. Susan announces the book read on today's show. The number sponsors are not mentioned.
Erneebert69sesamesign

Bobnhoopersesamestsign69
CLOSING SIGNS
Ernie and Bert hold up the Sesame Street sign, while Bob and Mr. Hooper hold the Children's Television Workshop sign.

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