Sesame Street
Air date December 23, 1969
Season Season 1 (1969-1970)
Sponsors C, F, I, 2, 3
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Susan, Big Bird, Bob and some kids encounter a large green circle hanging on a clothesline and try to guess what it is and why it's there.
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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)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird, Bob and the kids encounter a large yellow triangle hanging on the clothesline. Big Bird recalls a dream he had, in which he was in a kindergarten class (shown in flashbacks). He wasn't good at sitting, nor building a block tower, but he was good at sorting the blocks by shape.
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Insert Susan sings "If You're Happy and You Know It."
(First: Episode 0008)
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SCENE 3 Big Bird, Bob and the kids look up and see Alphabet Bates skywrite the letter C.
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Cartoon A man (voice of Bob Arbogast) talks about his favorite letter, C, which is for cat. He opens a door to reveal a lion.
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: C for cat (impostor)
(First: Episode 0029)
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Cartoon "Jazz #2"
(First: Episode 0001)
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Film "Two Song (Song of Two)"
(First: Episode 0001)
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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.
(First: Episode 0005)
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SCENE 4 Big Bird hopes to go to kindergarten someday. Bob shows him and the kids some picture sequences and has them guess which order they go in.
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Cartoon "Jazz #3"
(First: Episode 0002)
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Film "Three Song (Song of Three)."
(First: Episode 0001)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie and Bert are watching TV, but Bert gets bored and decides to play a record. Ernie tells him to turn down the volume, but Bert won't, so Ernie drowns out Bert's music by playing the radio. Bert then retaliates by turning on the blender. With all four things running at once, they blow a fuse, causing a total blackout in their apartment. Bert goes outside to fix the fuse box, while Ernie turns off all the things that were running. When the lights come back on, they decide to play cards instead of fight.
(First: Episode 0003)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: F for Fly
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SCENE 5 Mr. Hooper, Big Bird and the kids encounter a large red rectangle hanging on the clothesline. Meanwhile, Bob and Gordon observe an animal in the pet shop window.
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: C for cat (impostor) (repeat)
(First: Episode 0029)
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Cartoon A man (voice of Bob Arbogast) talks about his favorite letter, C, which is for cat. He opens a door to reveal a lion. (repeat)
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Cartoon Alice Braithwaite Goodyshoes: wet and dry (repeat)
(First: Episode 0005)
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SCENE 6 Big Bird and Gordon spot a bowl of fruit in the kitchen. Big Bird observes how round a lot of fruits are.
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Film What looks to be a journey through outer space (with astronauts talking in the background) is actually a closeup of a bowl of fruit.
(First: Episode 0019)
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SCENE 7 In the kitchen, Gordon and Big Bird watch some seahorses in a tank.
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Film Lemurs leap and play in a zoo cage.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0020)
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SCENE 8 In the kitchen, Big Bird mentions to Susan that she was the teacher in his kindergarten dream. She tries to show him the difference between wet and dry.
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Cartoon Alice Braithwaite Goodyshoes: wet and dry (repeat)
(First: Episode 0005)
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SCENE 8
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After seeing the cartoon, Big Bird thinks he knows, but Susan corrects him.
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Film Counting 11 eggs and one cookie.
(First: Episode 0002)
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Cartoon Gloria sings the alphabet (uppercase version)
(First: Episode 0023)
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Cast Buddy and Jim hang a picture.
(First: Episode 0001)
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SCENE 9 A large black square now hangs on the clothesline. The gang stands outside Oscar's can and wonders out loud where those shapes are coming from. Oscar speculates that it was a magnetic crane.
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Film A magnetic crane picks up large pieces of metal.
(First: Episode 0009)
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SCENE 9
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Susan doubts it was a crane.
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Cartoon Alice Braithwaite Goodyshoes: wet and dry (repeat)
(First: Episode 0005)
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SCENE 10 Big Bird discovers that Ernie is the one who hung those colored shapes outside — they're his paintings.
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SCENE 10
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They look up and again see Alphabet Bates skywrite the letter C.
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Cartoon A man (voice of Bob Arbogast) talks about his favorite letter, C, which is for cat. He opens a door to reveal a lion. (repeat)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: C for cat (impostor) (repeat)
(First: Episode 0029)
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Cartoon "Jazz #3" (repeat)
(First: Episode 0002)
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Film "Three Song (Song of Three)." (repeat)
(First: Episode 0001)
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Cartoon Alice Braithwaite Goodyshoes: wet and dry (repeat)
(First: Episode 0005)
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SCENE 11 Big Bird signs off, and Ernie announces the sponsors as he continues painting a purple triangle.


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