Sesame Street
Plot Building a box
Air date December 17, 1970
Season Season 2 (1970-1971)
Sponsors G, 9
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Gordon encounters a little Muppet girl, who is sad that she can't take her kitty on the train to her grandma's house because she doesn't have a box. Gordon remembers that his friend John is a carpenter, and takes her over to visit him.
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Cartoon Jazz #9
(First: Episode 0137)
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SCENE 2 Gordon, the girl, and the kids watch as John shows them his plans for the box, making sure to include holes so the cat can breathe. John leaves to get his tools.
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Cartoon The O in STOP bounces around, and the other letters tell it to stop.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0149)
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Muppets Lefty tries to sell Ernie a STOP sign.
(First: Episode 0134)
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SCENE 3 John displays his tools to the gang, and has them guess how they work. They all get to work on building the table.
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Cartoon Jazz #9 (repeat)
(First: Episode 0137)
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SCENE 4 While building the table, John asks the kids to identify the shapes of the pieces of wood.
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Film Playground (2:22)
Kermit and Snerfs
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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Celebrity Arte Johnson talks about short and tall.
(First: Episode 0131)
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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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SCENE 5 John and the gang cooperate to assemble the top of the box.
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Film Hands (3:05)
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SCENE 5
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John and the gang cooperate to assemble the bottom of the box.
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Film Filmfair G (1:19)
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Muppets Anything Muppet "G" tag
(First: Episode 0085)
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Cartoon A goat discusses the letter "G". A man comes by to also talk about G, but rather than point out that "goat" is a G word, he observes the grass. Disgusted, the goat butts the man out of the way.
(First: Episode 0085)
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SCENE 6 A kid helps John by sanding the edges of the wood with sandpaper, and by holding the parts together as he attaches the door hinges.
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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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SCENE 6
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The box is finally finished. Gordon and the gang compare it to John's original blueprint, and they all start painting it red.
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Film Filmfair G (1:19) (repeat)
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Muppets G for Grover
(First: Episode 0125)
Gorillajobcartoon
Cartoon A gorilla who knows G words applies for a job.
(First: Episode 0131)
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Celebrity Bill Cosby plays twins who recite the alphabet together.
(First: Episode 0131)
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SCENE 7 While the paint dries, Gordon plays a game with the gang: "Rub Your Tummy".
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Muppets Ernie & Bert —Ernie's doctor comes over. Ernie keeps trying to tell the doctor why he called him, but the doctor is too occupied with checking on Ernie, hardly allowing him to get a word in edgewise.
(First: Episode 0137)
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SCENE 8 Gordon goes outside to mail a letter. He puts it in Big Bird's nest, but Little Bird points out that letters don't go in nests. They also don't go in Oscar's trash can, but they go in a mailbox.
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Film "Where a Letter Goes" -- a film about mail delivery.
(First: Episode 0120)
Charlie and Louie
Muppets Charlie is lost and finds a policeman. It's his Uncle Louie, but he doesn't recognize him in uniform. Without the uniform on, Charlie asks Uncle Louie to find him a policeman.
(First: Episode 0135)
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SCENE 9 The little Muppet girl likes the box that Gordon and John made for her kitty.
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Cartoon Ten little Greeblies (repeat)
(First: Episode 0006)
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Cartoon G for Gorilla (in man suit)
(First: Episode 0085)
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SCENE 10 The sponsors are announced.


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