Sesame Street
Air date January 13, 1970
Season Season 1 (1969-1970)
Sponsors A, Q, U, 8, 9
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Ernie.CM.Ukelele

Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Gordon welcomes the viewer, then notices some boxes on the ground. He and a kid look up and see Alphabet Bates skywrite the letter Q, and think of Q words.
Claymationq
Animation Clay animation insert by Jim Henson -- Quincy talks about Q.
(First: Episode 0043)
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SCENE 2 Bob and another kid find more boxes littered on the ground -- eight total. They also find a yellow feather...
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Song Song of Eight
(First: Episode 0016)
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SCENE 3 Jennie and a kid find even more boxes on the ground, with a note saying "Please do not remove these boxes. Signed, B.B."
10Greeblies
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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SCENE 4 Gordon, Bob and Jennie all conclude that the boxes were put on the ground by Big Bird, who carries two garbage can lids so he can build something out of them. He forms a truck out of the boxes, using the lids as wheels. Gordon tells him he can't leave it in front of the steps, so Big Bird drives it away, quick. Quick is a Q word.
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Muppets Ernie demonstrates the letter Q with a quart of milk; Cookie Monster drinks the milk.
Burtlancaster
Celebrity Burt Lancaster says the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0006)
Claymationq
Animation Clay animation insert by Jim Henson -- Quincy talks about Q. (repeat)
(First: Episode 0043)
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Buddy-beforeafter
Muppets / Cast The Anything Muppets sing "Before and After." In between the verses, we see Buddy figuring out how to eat his slice of cake, aided by an unseen voice (Frank Oz). Eventually, he's left to his own devices and causes a mess when he tries to eat his cake before he opens his mouth.
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SCENE 5 Bob and a kid look at a live animal. Bob introduces another animal.
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Film Lizard!
Music: Joe Raposo (same as "birds")
Alligatortoon
Cartoon A man displays the capital and lowercase A, and explains what an alligator is.
(First: Episode 0006)
Aisforape
Cartoon Speech Balloon: A for Ape
(First: Episode 0006)
Erniecookiemonsterapple
Muppets Ernie demonstrates the word "Apple"; Cookie Monster eats Ernie's apple.
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SCENE 6 Jennie shows a kid how to draw objects out of the number 8.
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Cartoon Jazz #8
(First: Episode 0016)
Anythingfamily
Muppets Gordon puts some features on some Anything Muppets, forming them into a family. They all sing "Consider Yourself".
(First: Episode 0001)
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SCENE 7 Bob holds a Q and U, and lists some Q and U words.
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: U for Umbrella
(First: Episode 0038)
Ernie.CM.Ukelele
Muppets Ernie demonstrates the letter U with a ukulele; Cookie Monster plays "Tiptoe Through the Tulips" on it, then eats it.
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Film "Nine Song (Song of Nine)"
(First: Episode 0016)
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SCENE 8 Bob introduces the next film.
Stopwater
Film "What if you were magic, and could make things stop just by telling it to, or make it go backwards? Stop! Then you could see what things look like when they're moving. Go forwards! Stop! Well, film is magic, and this is a film, so you can be magic for three minutes. Like this: Go slow, water fountain! Now, you try it."
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SCENE 9 Jennie shows a kid how to draw objects out of circles and triangles.
BuddyJim.paperairplane
Cast Buddy and Jim try to fly a paper airplane.
(First: Episode 0013)
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SCENE 10 Gordon and some kids look at a cara corn bird. Gordon says he also likes to watch monkeys.
Somebodycomeandplay
Song Joe Raposo sings "Somebody Come and Play".
E&BIceCubeCollection
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie wants to show Bert his ice cube collection, however, they were too cold so he put them in a box covered with an electric blanket. Much to Ernie's surprise, the ice cubes have disappeared. Since they were replaced with water, Ernie suspects that a fish might have stolen them. Bert tells him that it's because they've melted. Ernie, however, is now convinced that a fish melted the ice cubes, and angrily walks out the door, threatening to "tear him fin-from-fin."
(First: Episode 0033)
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SCENE 11 Bob plays "One of These Things" with three circles and a rectangle.
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Cartoon Jazz #8 (repeat)
(First: Episode 0016)
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SCENE 12 Gordon signs off and announces the sponsors.


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