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Sesame Street
Plot Big Bird "helps" Mr. Hooper
Air date November 26, 1969
Season Season 1 (1969-1970)
Sponsors B, M, X, 6, 7
Syndication
Releases

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Picture Segment Description
0013a
SCENE 1
Big Bird wants to earn some extra money today, so he asks Gordon, Bob and Susan if they have any odd jobs he can do. Gordon points him to a sign at Hooper's Store which "Boy Wanted", and recommends him to Mr. Hooper. Mr. Hooper gives Big Bird six cents for the day, which is more money than Big Bird's ever seen.
Jazzyspies6
Cartoon
Jazz #6
(First: Episode 0011)
0013b
SCENE 2
Mr. Hooper explains to Big Bird how a store works, tells him where milk comes from, and shows him how to count pennies.
Elevator10.oldschool
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.
(First: Episode 0003)
0013c
SCENE 2
cont'd
Big Bird tries to count the pennies, but gets the numbers mixed up. Instead, Mr. Hooper starts making a section for all the letter B items.
Boxer
Cartoon
A boxer explains the letter "B".
(First: Episode 0006)
Toon.Butterfly
Cartoon
Speech Balloon: B for Butterfly
(First: Episode 0006)
ErnieBert.buzzingB
Muppets
Ernie and Bert: Ernie is startled when a buzzing B enters the room and flies around. Bert thinks it's harmless, but then it stings Bert on the nose.
0013d
SCENE 3
Susan bakes a cake in her kitchen using a bowl, which begins with B, and is round. Susan displays some of her other baking utensils which are also round (at the top).
Pitchreel-circles
Film
A live-action film shows circles in every-day life, from Coca-Cola bottle caps, to moving wheels, to yo-yos, bubbles, and balloons, set to a lively soundtrack.
(First: Episode 0002)
0013e
SCENE 4
Bob and some kids look at some gerbils.
2059y
Film
Hands build things out of triangles and squares while off-screen voices try to figure out what the constructions will be.
(First: Episode 0004)
BuddyJim.paperairplane
Cast
Buddy and Jim try to fly a paper airplane.
No6b
Film
"Six Song (Song of Six)."
(First: Episode 0011)
Paintingb
Film
Kids paint pictures of things that start with B.
Producer: Ken Snyder Enterprises
(First: Episode 0008)
0013f
SCENE 5
Bob notices that Big Bird has taken everything off the shelves in Hooper's Store. Big Bird says he's still sorting the B items, such as a big can of peanuts, a bumpy pickle, and a beautiful duck. Bob then suggests to Mr. Hooper that Big Bird could make some deliveries today, and Mr. Hooper fetches a wagon.
0013.wheelsfilm

0573zb
Film
Different kinds of wheels are shown and what they’re used for.
0013g
SCENE 6
Gordon introduces a film of something else that's round.
HeresaLittleSomething--Tire
Film
Close-ups are shown of a tire.
Music: Peter Schickele
0013h
SCENE 7
Big Bird gets ready to make his deliveries. He doesn't have the list of who gets what, so he makes some wild guesses.
Jazzyspies6
Cartoon
Jazz #6 (repeat)
(First: Episode 0011)
0013i
SCENE 8
Bob and the kids observe an anteater.
M-Mail
Cartoon
Speech Balloon: M for Mail
0013j

0013k
SCENE 9
Gordon reads a book, Swimmy by Leo Lionni, about a small black fish who leads a school of red fish towards a life without fear.
Everybodywash
Song
Ernie leads the cast in "Everybody Wash."
(First: Episode 0001)
1092-06
Cartoon
M is for Marvelous Martha
M-Mail
Cartoon
Speech Balloon: M for Mail (repeat)
0013l
SCENE 10
Susan has Oscar sing "One of These Things" so she can test her new picture of ice cream cones.
X-ends
Cartoon
"Poverty X": A peanut-shaped figure lists the words that the letter "X" can be found in.
(First: Episode 0006)
Ebtreasure
Muppets
Ernie and Bert: Ernie has a treasure map of the living room, leading to a spot marked with an X. As Bert watches, he digs up a treasure chest with a letter X inside.
0013m
SCENE 11
Gordon shows Ronald and Eva some picture pairs, and asks them which came first.
X-ends
Cartoon
"Poverty X" (repeat)
(First: Episode 0006)
ErnieBert.Xbandage
Muppets
Ernie and Bert: Bert notices that Ernie has a bandage on his face that looks like an X. Ernie says he was in an x-ident ("accident").
Jazzyspies6
Cartoon
Jazz #6 (repeat)
(First: Episode 0011)
Littlegirlsalphabet
Cartoon
A little girl sings "The Alphabet Song," while continually admonished by an adult in voice-over. (ending cut)
(First: Episode 0010)
0013n
SCENE 12
Gordon, Susan and Bob complain to Mr. Hooper that they received the incorrect deliveries from Big Bird. Big Bird feels bad about it at first, but Gordon suggests that Big Bird could look at the top of Mr. Hooper's shelves. Mr. Hooper even offers to pay him seven cents.
Baker7
Film
"Seven Song (Song of Seven)"
(First: Episode 0011)
0013o

0013p
SCENE 13
As Big Bird looks at the shelves in the store, Mr. Hooper signs off, Susan announces the sponsors, and Bob announces the book read on today's show.



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