Sesame Street
Plot Mr. Glopper sets up his hot dog cart on the street
Air date December 29, 1969
Season Season 1 (1969-1970)
Sponsors L, U, Y, 4, 5
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 A hot dog vendor named Mr. Glopper arrives on Sesame Street. After meeting Mr. Hooper, he scopes out the street and decides to place his hot dog cart by the stoop. He is shocked when he sees Big Bird walk by.
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Film "Noises"
A boy named Chris uses "magic glasses" to see invisible things that make noises, including construction equipment, a baby crying, people coughing and sneezing, a car honking, a telephone, and a typewriter. Can you make those noises?
(First: Episode 0004)
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Cartoon Ten little Greeblies (bug-like creatures) keep getting separated from their group, teaching a lesson in counting backward.
(First: Episode 0006)
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Cartoon Y is for Yo-Yo
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SCENE 2 Big Bird asks Mr. Glopper for some peanuts, a hot dog, and a drink, not realizing those things cost money.
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Cartoon L is for Lunchbox
(First: Episode 0031)
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Insert Alphabet Bates skywrites the letter L.
(First: Episode 0031)
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Cartoon L is for Ladder
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Film "Noises"
A boy named Julio uses "magic glasses" to see invisible things that make noises, including a train, a cat, a fire engine, a saw, and a man whistling. Can you make those noises?
(First: Episode 0004)
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SCENE 3 Mr. Glopper dumps some trash into a trash can, when Oscar pops out and tells him off.
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Muppets Ernie and Bert: Bert has a number 4 in his hand, and asks Ernie what it is. Ernie says it's a chocolate cream pie. Bert points him to a film about the number 4.
(First: Episode 0006)
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Cartoon "Jazz #4"
(First: Episode 0006)
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Muppets When the clip is over, Ernie guesses that the 4 is a banana cream pie. "If this 4 is a banana cream pie, then what is this?" asks Bert, while he pulls out a pie. "That's a 4!" Ernie grins, and Bert pushes the pie in Ernie's face. "I knew what it was all along," Ernie remarks, "but who wants to get hit in the face with a 4?"
(First: Episode 0006)
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SCENE 4 Jennie shows some kids some pictures with the letter Y hidden in them.
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SCENE 4
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Meanwhile, Big Bird looks for a job so he can pay Mr. Glopper the $.60 he owes him, and Mr. Hooper frets about the possibility of losing customers. Big Bird tells Bob he thought the food was free, and Bob educates him on different points of view, using a manhole as an example.
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Film The “unsung beauty of manhole covers” is explored. (edited)
(First: Episode 0004)
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SCENE 4
cont'd
Big Bird now understands different points of view, since he's taller than everyone else. They encounter some kids, and all look at some snakes in the pet shop window.
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Cartoon Jazz #5
(First: Episode 0005)
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Film Five Song (Song of Five)
(First: Episode 0006)
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SCENE 5 Mr. Hooper attempts to combat Mr. Glopper's hot dog cart by serving his own foodstuffs at cheaper prices. While Bob and the kids wait for some chocolate sodas, Bob reads a book to them: I'll Fix Anthony by Judith Viorst.
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SCENE 5
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Mr. Hooper offers Big Bird a job handing out flyers for his store. While doing so, Big Bird briefly gets into a misunderstanding with Mr. Glopper, which Bob attempts to resolve. Mr. Glopper is still a little shaken about his day so far.
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SCENE 5
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Bob introduces the next film …
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Film Body Parts vs. Heavy Equipment: Three boys (including Brian Henson) pretend to be steam shovels, playing in the dirt. This segues into footage of real construction vehicles. A parallel is drawn between the machinery and how the boys' arms and mouths work.
(First: Episode 0003)
Ernieberttypewriter
Muppets Ernie and Bert: Ernie writes a dramatic story, which is actually the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0009)
Cartoonyoyo
Cartoon Y is for Yo-Yo (repeat)
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SCENE 6 Jennie shows her illustrations to some kids, and asks them what happened first. They look up and see Alphabet Bates] skywriting the letter U.
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Cartoon "Poverty U" -- A figure gives a salute to the letter U, and presents the letter with a bouquet of flowers.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
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Cast Buddy and Jim try to put on shoes and socks.
(First: Episode 0017)
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SCENE 7 Big Bird finally gives Mr. Glopper the $.60. To show his gratitude, Mr. Glopper gives him back $.30, which Big Bird then spends on nuts. Big Bird says goodbye to Mr. Glopper as he wheels his cart to another street.
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SCENE 7
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Big Bird walks over to the stoop, where Gordon is displaying some caged squirrels.
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Cast Buddy and Jim try to put on shoes and socks. (repeat)
(First: Episode 0017)
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SCENE 8 Big Bird, Gordon and the kids watch as the squirrels eat Big Bird's peanuts.
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Cartoon L is for Lunchbox (repeat)
(First: Episode 0031)
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Cartoon "Jazz #4" (repeat)
(First: Episode 0006)
Cartoonyoyo
Cartoon Y is for Yo-Yo (repeat)
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Cartoon A male voice narrates a story of a jazzy triangle who loved to dance, and a square square. The triangle likes being flexible, but the square would rather be stiff and *square*.
Music: "Waltz in Mean Time," David Lee
(First: Episode 0007)
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SCENE 9 The sponsors are announced, as well as today's book.


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