Sesame Street
Air date January 29, 1970
Season Season 1 (1969-1970)
Sponsors I, P, U, 8, 9
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 A balloon man attracts the attention of Gordon, Susan, Bob and Mr. Hooper. He's only got ten balloons left, but every time Susan tries to buy one, he accidentally pops it with his lit cigar. He had ten, but now he has eight.
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Cartoon Jazz #8
(First: Episode 0016)
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SCENE 2 The grownups buy balloons for all the kids on Sesame Street, including Big Bird. One balloon accidentally floats away, and they all look up at it, noticing Alphabet Bates skywrite the letter P.
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: P - Pin
(First: Episode 0054)
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SCENE 3 Bob shows a kid how to put faces on balloons, and sings "Feelin' Groovy". He then plays a trick on Oscar with one of the balloon faces.
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Song Song of Eight
(First: Episode 0016)
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SCENE 4 In the kitchen, Susan and some kids observe a live animal. She shows them some pictures of animals and their mismatched mothers, asking them what's wrong with each picture.
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Film Lemurs leap and play in a zoo cage.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0020)
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Film "Nine Song (Song of Nine)"
(First: Episode 0016)
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SCENE 5 Gordon encounters Oscar trying to pick a street address number for his trash can. He first chooses a number 9, but it looks like a 6 when he places it on. He then chooses a number 8, which looks the same upside-down as right-side up.
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Film "Nine Song (Song of Nine)"
(First: Episode 0016)
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SCENE 6 Jim demonstrates big and little by blowing up a balloon, until it pops. He introduces Kermit.
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Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit presents a lecture on tall and short using two Snerfs, who keep changing their size.
(First: Episode 0015)
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SCENE 7 Mr. Hooper sets up some new toys in his store, including an inflatable plastic bird. Big Bird spots the toy bird, and falls in love with it. He makes up a poem for it on the spot, and invites it to get ice cream.
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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 8 Gordon lets his balloon go, to see where the wind will take it.
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Muppets Guy Smiley sings "Gone with the Wind" to a young woman. During the song, a very strong wind blows – making the leaves fly off the tree, causing the woman's house to collapse, and finally ripping Guy's clothes off.
(First: Episode 0034)
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SCENE 9 Gordon sees the balloon get caught in a tree. He holds up a kid so they can get it down, and observes how handy it is to be tall sometimes.
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Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit presents a lecture on big and small with the Beautiful Day Monster and a small monster. Splurge comes in at the end to show what a really big monster looks like.
(First: Episode 0015)
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Film "Nine Song (Song of Nine)"
(First: Episode 0016)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert: Ernie and Bert have difficulty scratching their backs, so both help each other scratch their back. While Ernie's itch takes a little too long to scratch, he introduces a film called "Everybody Scratch." After the film, Ernie notices that Bert has stopped scratching his back; Beautiful Day Monster is.
(First: Episode 0012)
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SCENE 10 Big Bird brings a bag of birdseed to his new "beau", and counts the ways he loves her — one to ten.
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Celebrity Listen My Brother sings a counting song.
(First: Episode 0026)
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SCENE 11 Bob shows the kids a live parrot, which he says is named "Ulysses".
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Cartoon Clay animation film by Jim Henson: A unicorn talks about U words.
(First: Episode 0037)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: U for Umbrella
(First: Episode 0038)
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Cast Buddy and Jim: Jim tries to explain to Buddy what umbrellas are for, but they are both clueless what to do after opening them.
(First: Episode 0005)
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SCENE 12 Gordon plays a listening game with the kids, telling them to raise their hands when they hear certain sounds. "One thing you can't hear? The sound of a pin drop."
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: P - Pin
(First: Episode 0054)
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Cartoon A short poem about a pirate and his puppy demonstrate the letter P.
(First: Episode 0057)
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SCENE 13 Big Bird comes into Hooper's with flowers for his beloved, but is distraught when he finds that "she" has gone. Gordon explains that she's gone home to live with some kids and make them happy. Big Bird soon feels better, and goes off to play a game of "volley-balloon" with Gordon and Mr. Hooper.
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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 14 Susan signs off, and Bob announces the sponsors.


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