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Cookie Monster and Ernie: Part 1: Ernie's expecting a call from Bert, but Cookie Monster needs to use the phone to make a short call. Parts 2 and 3: Ernie impatiently waits for Cookie Monster to finish. Part 4: Cookie Monster finally hangs up, but he's not finished with the phone—he eats it. Then Bert calls.
Film: 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)