Sesame Street
Air date December 26, 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 Gordon welcomes the viewer, passing by Ernie and Bert's apartment. He asked Ernie earlier if he wanted to play, but Ernie's about to take a nap …
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Muppets Cookie Monster and Ernie: During Ernie's naptime, Cookie Monster tries to steal and eat Ernie's pillow by distracting him with a bell.
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Film A film of things that make sounds, including birds, farm animals, vehicles and footsteps. Is silence a sound?
(First: Episode 0002)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird looks around for things that begin with F. Susan points to her face, as well as his feet, fingers and feathers.
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Film Commercial F (0:12)
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SCENE 3 Oscar remarks to Gordon that he (Oscar) knows more F words than Big Bird, and displays a fork, a football, some flowers, and fish. He then turns on his fountain, which spouts out of his trash can.
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Film Commercial F (0:12) (repeat)
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SCENE 4 Bob looks at an animal, which has a short neck. Which animal has a long neck?
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Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Giraffes.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0010)
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SCENE 5 Susan shows some picture sequences to some kids and asks them which order they go in. The last sequence involves a cat up a tree.
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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.
(First: Episode 0032)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: C for cat (impostor)
(First: Episode 0029)
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Film "Two Song (Song of Two)"
(First: Episode 0001)
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Cartoon "Jazz #2"
(First: Episode 0001)
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SCENE 6 Gordon points out the many wheels he sees: two on a scooter, three on a tricycle, and four on a roller skate.
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Film Different kinds of wheels are shown and what they’re used for.
(First: Episode 0013)
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SCENE 7 Susan plays "One of These Things" with pictures of shapes.
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Film "Three Song (Song of Three)."
(First: Episode 0001)
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Cartoon "Jazz #3"
(First: Episode 0002)
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Celebrity Listen My Brother sings a counting song.
(First: Episode 0026)
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SCENE 8 Susan introduces Buddy and Jim.
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Cast Buddy and Jim try to eat soup with a fork.
(First: Episode 0019)
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SCENE 9 Bob reads a book: If I Had by Mercer Mayer. He mentions that it's important to know the alphabet, like Burt Lancaster.
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Celebrity Burt Lancaster says the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0006)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: I - ice cream.
(First: Episode 0033)
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Cartoon A Gary Owens-voiced man attempts to discuss the letter I, but is jeered by an offscreen voice. The man uses him as an example of the word "impolite".
(First: Episode 0032)
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SCENE 10 Gordon and some kids observe a live chimpanzee. He points out that animals don't have hands, like people.
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Film There Once Was a Hand: Skip Hinnant narrates the story of an unhappy hand that wishes he could make a noise.
(First: Episode 0007)
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Film A group of kids play follow the leader and go over, around and through various obstacles, but one of them takes a while to catch on.
(First: Episode 0001)
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SCENE 11 Gordon signs off, and the credits roll. Gordon announces the sponsors and today's book.


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