Sesame Street
Plot Gordon doesn't open Susan's package
Air date November 27, 1970
Season Season 2 (1970-1971)
Sponsors I, R, 6
This episode guide has been compiled from the NHK episode guides.
  • Gordon is about to go to the record shop to buy the records Susan has been asking for, when a package comes. The package is for Susan so, but Gordon wants to know what is inside. He thinks it is groceries, but just then Mr. Hooper brings the groceries that Susan ordered.
  • Gordon compares the size of the package to the size of his coffee pot, which has a broken handle. He thinks the package contains a new coffee pot, until he sees a new coffee pot, too. Then he thinks the package contains the dishes that Oscar the Grouch borrowed, but just then Oscar comes up in the dumbwaiter to give back the dishes. He thanks Gordon but tells him not to tell anyone else that he said thanks.
  • Cartoon: A man goes to the grocery store to buy apples, but he can't decide how many to get. This frustrates the grocer, who has to keep adding and subtracting the amount of apples on his scale. (First: Episode 0132)
  • Gordon still hasn't gone to the record store, and he still hasn't guessed what is in the package when Susan gets home. She tells him to open the package, and it contains records including The Jackson Five, Ray Charles, Lightnin' Smith, Muddy Waters, Jimmy Reed, and Guitar Shorty.
  • 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)
  • Cartoon: A man (voiced by Casey Kasem) explains the letter R with a radio. Once he starts singing, the radio decides to turn him off by tweaking his nose. (First: Episode 0011)
  • Cartoon: "Story of R" -- A man and his dog play a film about the letter R, involving a robber who steals a rooster and escapes by rowboat. (First: Episode 0011)
  • Kermit demonstrates here and there.

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