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Episode 0008

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Sesame Street
Plot B treasure hunt; Ernie erases Cookie Monster
Air date November 19, 1969
Season Season 1 (1969-1970)
Sponsors A, B, X, 4, 5
Syndication Sesame Street Unpaved
Releases

0008a

This episode guide is missing segments cut from Noggin's broadcast.
Picture Segment Description
0008a2
SCENE 1
Gordon and Sally are on a B treasure hunt: they've found a ball and a bat. Mr. Hooper is stumped.
Paintingb
Film
Kids paint pictures of things that start with B.
Producer: Ken Snyder Enterprises; Music: Jack Fascinato
0008b
SCENE 2
Mr. Hooper realizes that Big Bird starts with B, and realizes that he's also holding a banana.
Bisforbubble
Song
"B is for Bubble."
0008c
SCENE 3
Susan has a B word too -- she's bought bread for sandwiches.
Buddyjimsandwich
Cast
Buddy and Jim make a sandwich.
Erniex1
Muppets
Ernie tries to draw an X, but can't figure out how. Bert sees the cross-outs that Ernie has made, and congratulates him on drawing Xs.
Susanhappyandyouknowit
SCENE 4
Susan and the kids sing "If You're Happy and You Know It".
Erniex2
Muppets
Cookie Monster eats Bert's bacon and Ernie's X. ("I always like to eat bacon and X!")
Eggontheknee
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.
(First: Episode 0003)
Erniex3
Muppets
Ernie begins to erase his Xs from the blackboard.
Erasercartoon
Cartoon
A boy counts while erasing things and people.
Ernieerases1
Muppets
Cookie Monster has just showed up again. Ernie threatens to erase him if he doesn't leave. Cookie Monster just laughs, so Ernie tells him to watch the cartoon of the boy with the eraser.
Erasercartoon
Cartoon
A boy counts while erasing things and people. (repeat)
Ernieerases2
Muppets
Cookie Monster still won't leave, so Ernie carries through with his threat and erases him.
0008d
SCENE 5
Mr. Hooper shows Gordon and Sally the chair that he's built. Gordon points out that it only has three legs.
Jazzyspies4
Cartoon
Jazz #4
(First: Episode 0006)
0008e
SCENE 6
Mr. Hooper has also built a wagon with only three wheels.
Jazzyspies4
Cartoon
Jazz #4 (repeat)
0008f
SCENE 7
Mr. Hooper has fixed the wagon. He gives Gordon an apple, in which "apple" begins with the letter A.
Alligatortoon
Cartoon
A man displays a capital and lowercase A and explains what an alligator is.
(First: Episode 0006)
0008g
SCENE 8
Gordon shows the kids a rabbit.
Wombat
Film
A wombat scratches its four legs.
0008h
SCENE 9
Susan plays a game with Arianna in Gordon and Susan's apartment. Arianna closes her eyes, and tries to guess what Susan is doing by listening to the sounds.
Glassesnoises
Film
A boy with magic glasses listens to the sounds of an ice cream truck, a dog, a horse galloping, and a parrot.
Bob5fingers
Cast
Bob sings "5 Fingers on My Left Hand" (to the tune of "5 People in My Family").
Jazzyspies5
Cartoon
Jazz #5
(First: Episode 0007)
5peopleinmyfamily
Muppets
"Five People in My Family"
0008i
SCENE 10
Susan and Sally figure out who's short and who's tall; Big Bird shows up and blows them all out of the water.
Sadflower
Film
A film shows different parts of a flower.
Music: Vivaldi's Concerto for lute, 2 violins and continuo in D Major II - Largo
Ernieballoon1

Ernieballoon2
Muppets
Gordon asks Ernie to put three balls and a balloon into four small boxes. When Ernie learns the trick, he tries to play the game with Cookie Monster.
Bearbicycle
Cartoon
B is for bear, bicycle, bump, branch and bee.
Gordonstevedrivers
SCENE 11
Gordon and Steve pretend to drive various transportation vehicles.
Transportationfilm
Film
Transportation
(First: Episode 0005)
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Episode0008Ending
SCENE 12
Bob shows the kids a lamb. The kids name it Sesame. Gordon tells the viewers that they need to feed the lamb, and signs off. Susan announces the sponsors.
Episode1ending-1-

Hippies0008
CLOSING SIGNS
A group of Muppet hippies (including a bearded hippie) hold up the Sesame Street and CTW signs at the end.

Known Edits

Picture Segment Description
Noimage
Film
"Boy at Beach"
Jazzyspies5
Cartoon
Jazz #5 (repeat)


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