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Sesame Street
Plot
Air date November 27, 1969
Season Season 1 (1969-1970)
Sponsors J, O, R, 6, 7
Syndication
Releases

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Picture Segment Description
0014a
SCENE 1
After stumbling through the door yet again, Big Bird finds some mysterious yellow footprints on the ground, and thinks they came from a monster. Doubtful about this theory, Gordon and Susan confirm that their feet don't fit in the footprints, and point out that Big Bird's feet do fit, since he stepped in some paint earlier.
0014b
SCENE 1
cont'd
Susan leaves for the store, and Gordon sits down to show Big Bird and the kids some pictures of different kinds of footprints (and tire tracks).
0014c
SCENE 1
cont'd
Just then, they hear a plane in the sky, and witness a pilot (Alphabet Bates) skywriting the letter R.
SB-Rabbit
Cartoon
Speech Balloon: R for rabbit
Toon.R.Robber
Cartoon
R is for Rooster, Robber, and Rake...
Artist: Fred Calvert
(First: Episode 0011)
0011.R.Radio
Cartoon
A man (voiced by Casey Kasem) explains the letter R with a radio. Once he starts singing, the radio decides to turn him off by tweaking his nose.
(First: Episode 0011)
RCollection
Muppets
Ernie has a collection of R's in a box. He shows Bert, who says that Ernie will be the laughingstock of Sesame Street if anyone else finds out. Ernie sadly throws away his R's -- and Bert asks to have the box for his J collection.
Herecomedejudge
Cartoon
"The J Commercial:" Two boys scrutinize a J, saying it looks like a fish-hook. A resonant voice (Gary Owens) informs them that it's the letter J. This leads to a jazzy story about Joe. Moral: "Don't jive a judge by jamming a junebug."
Studio: Ken Snyder; Director: Fred Calvert
(First: Episode 0009)
0014d
SCENE 2
In the dining room, Susan and the kids sing "The Alphabet Song" while pointing to some blocks.
Jejalphabet
Celebrity
Actor James Earl Jones recites the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0002)
0014e
SCENE 2
cont'd
Susan reads a book, Whistle for Willie by Ezra Jack Keats, about a boy who wants to whistle for his dog. She then says goodbye to the kids, and introduces the next segment.
Buddyjimcheckers
Cast
Buddy and Jim try to play checkers, but they can't get their chairs facing the right direction.
Dots1
Cartoon
Dot Bridge #1
(First: Episode 0001)
No6b
Film
"Six Song (Song of Six)."
(First: Episode 0011)
Dots3
Cartoon
Dot Bridge (last dot is late and travels through the others)
(First: Episode 0001)
Baker7
Film
"Seven Song (Song of Seven)"
(First: Episode 0011)
Dots4
Cartoon
Dot Bridge (last dot shows up early)
(First: Episode 0001)
Jamesearljones8
Celebrity
James Earl Jones counts to 10.
(First: Episode 0005)
Dots5
Cartoon
Dot Bridge (third dot wants to be red)
(First: Episode 0001)
0014f
SCENE 3
Gordon shows Mauricio and Greg two different sized glasses, and asks them which one would fit more milk. He reveals that the glasses can both hold the same amount of milk.
Milk
Film
How milk is made, featuring the song "Hey Cow."
(First: Episode 0001)
Erniebertjellybeans
Muppets
Ernie and Bert share jellybeans. Ernie has six jellybeans, and Bert has seven. Bert thanks Ernie for giving him the extra jellybean. Ernie says that isn't fair -- they should have an equal amount. To make it even, Ernie eats the extra jellybean. That's fair, isn't it?
Jazzyspies6
Cartoon
Jazz #6
(First: Episode 0011)
Dots6
Cartoon
Dot Bridge (all the dots turn red)
(First: Episode 0001)
0014.oneofthesethings
Cast
Susan and Bob sing "One of These Things" with a picture of glasses. Susan points out that the top of a glass looks like the letter O.
Ohubleycartoon
Cartoon
A song about a rolling O
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0011)
Opencartoon
Cartoon
Speech Balloon: O for Open
SSoriginalmahna
Muppets
Mahna Mahna and two Anything Muppet girls sing "Mahna Mahna".
Dots7
Cartoon
Dot Bridge (raspberry)
(First: Episode 0001)
Song.Littlebit

Song.LittleBit02
Film
A voice narrates a film about how things begin -- including roosters, buildings, lakes, cups, birthday cakes, trees, and babies.
(First: Episode 0003)
Portions of this film were later re-edited into "A Little Bit (at the Beginning)".
0014g

SSTS-21
SCENE 4
Gordon agrees that a baby is the best beginning of them all. He then narrates some film footage (First: Episode 0003) of a baby reindeer taking its first steps. (Music: Joe Raposo)
0014h

0014i

0014j
SCENE 4
cont'd
Gordon signs off, and he and Susan watch the kids play horseshoes. Bob announces the sponsors, and the books featured on today's program.


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