Sesame Street
Air date January 1, 1971
Season Season 2 (1970-1971)
Sponsors X, 9
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Phone

Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Susan and company sing the "IG Family Song", featuring the words WIG, PIG, DIG, and BIG.
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Film Girls play a jump rope alphabet game: “I’ve got an A in my ankle, I’ve got a B in my back,” etc. A boy wants to play, but one of the girls says the game is for girls only. Finally, when he contributes “I’ve got a Z in my zebra,” one of the girls says he can play.
(First: Episode 0030)
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Muppets Simon Soundman comes to Ernie's apartment because he has some car trouble and needs to use Ernie's phone, but Ernie doesn't understand what he is trying to say.
(First: Episode 0132)
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SCENE 2 Bob introduces the letter X, and demonstrates the use of an X-ray.
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: X for X-ray
(First: Episode 0064)
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Muppets Ernie tries to draw an X, but can't figure out how, so he plays a game of tic-tac-toe instead. Bert sees the cross-outs that Ernie has made, and congratulates him on drawing Xs.
(First: Episode 0008)
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Celebrity Subtracting things with Bonanza: 3 horses take away 2 horses leaves 1 horse.
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Muppets Ernie talks about the letter X, until Bert comes in and says his bacon's been eaten by a monster. Cookie Monster emerges and eats Ernie's X, quipping "I always like to eat bacon and X!"
(First: Episode 0008)
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Cartoon "Egg Chant": A girl skips rope as a boy sits with an egg on his knee. They recite an alphabet poem together. The egg hatches and a dancing lizard emerges.
(First: Episode 0003)
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Muppets Ernie begins to erase his Xs from the blackboard.
(First: Episode 0008)
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Cartoon A boy counts while erasing things and people.
(First: Episode 0008)
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Muppets Cookie Monster has just showed up again. Ernie threatens to erase him if he doesn't leave. Cookie Monster just laughs, so Ernie tells him to watch the cartoon of the boy with the eraser.
(First: Episode 0008)
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Cartoon A boy counts while erasing things and people. (repeat)
(First: Episode 0008)
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Muppets Cookie Monster still won't leave, so Ernie carries through with his threat and erases him.
(First: Episode 0008)
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Cartoon "Poverty X": A peanut-shaped figure lists the words that the letter "X" can be found in.
(First: Episode 0006)
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SCENE 3 Bob and Susan play "Three of These Things" with pieces of candy and housewares.
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Cartoon Jazz #9
(First: Episode 0137)
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Film Animal spot: pig (3:20)
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Muppets Happening upon the ice cream man, Ernie wants to buy a chocolate - strawberry - peach - vanilla - banana - pistachio - peppermint - lemon - orange - butterscotch ice cream cone, but the ice cream vendor instead gives him a butterscotch - orange - lemon - peppermint - pistachio - banana - vanilla - peach - strawberry - chocolate ice cream cone.
(First: Episode 0133)
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SCENE 4 Bob displays different-shaped ice cream treats.
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Muppets Three Anything Muppets sing "Everyone Likes Ice Cream". (edited)
(First: Episode 0026)
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Film Two boys each have five cents--one has five pennies, one has a nickel. They see a dime along the way, which is worth ten. They ask the man at the store for change for the dime, and he gives them a nickel and five pennies. They spend their pennies, but then they want to buy an ice cream for ten cents and the machine only takes dimes. They give the store man their nickels in exchange for a dime and they share a fudgesicle.
(First: Episode 0132)
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SCENE 5 Oscar has put an X on his can. Gordon, Susan and Bob ask him why he put it there, and he says that X marks the spot they're supposed to stay away from.
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: X for X-ray (repeat)
(First: Episode 0064)
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Cartoon Jazz #9 (repeat)
(First: Episode 0137)
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Muppets Grover the Assistant: Kermit and Grover count nine blocks.
(First: Episode 0080)
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Film Transportation
(First: Episode 0005)
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SCENE 6 Bob sings "Special" to some kids.
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie and Bert are watching TV, but Bert gets bored and decides to play a record. Ernie tells him to turn down the volume, but Bert won't, so Ernie drowns out Bert's music by playing the radio. Bert then retaliates by turning on the blender. With all four things running at once, they blow a fuse, causing a total blackout in their apartment. Bert goes outside to fix the fuse box, while Ernie turns off all the things that were running. When the lights come back on, they decide to play cards instead of fight.
(First: Episode 0003)
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Cast The cast assembles a number 9.
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Film Bird (natural environment) (2:26)
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SCENE 7 Gordon and Susan cooperate on making a sandwich. They sign off, and the credits roll.


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