|Plot||Sam the Machine confuses everyone by imitating sounds.|
|Air date||November 20, 1974|
|Season||Season 6 (1974-1975)|
- A little girl Muppet is lost and crying. A policeman Muppet comes along and asks what's wrong, and the girl sings a remembering song.
- A Hot Pink Anything Monster wants to know about here and there, so Herry and Grover demonstrate by spreading apart, each calling the monster over to their side. However, whenever the monster gets to "there," he always finds himself "here".
- Ernie and Bert: Ernie comes up with a way for him to remember to put his basketball away before he goes to sleep: he remembers with his mind, which is in his head; his head is round, and so is the basketball. His plan works the first time, but not when Bert wants to go to sleep. (First: Episode 0134)
- Big Bird is very impressed with the sound imitations that Sam the Machine makes, but Susan is confused, thinking they're real.
- Waiter Grover: Simon Soundman wants a chicken sandwich, which he orders as a "cluck-cluck" sandwich. Grover has trouble figuring out what his customer wants.
- Luis thinks he's going nuts when he hears the imitations of sounds that Sam is making.
- Ernie and Bert: Ernie comes home to a sleeping Bert and tries to think of things to do that won't wake him up. He can't watch TV, and he can't play with his ball. Bored, he decides to take a nap too -- but then he starts to snore. This awakens Bert, who wonders out loud where the noise is coming from, in the process arousing Ernie, who gets mad at being woken up. (EKA: Episode 0280)
- David is also confused by the sounds that Sam is making.
- In the forest, Guy Smiley hosts Here is Your Life, surprising Oak Tree with the story of his life. The guests include Granny Fanny Nesselrode, who planted the tree as an acorn, Cloud and Sun, who gave the tree rain and sunshine, and Marty Table and Sarah Chair, who were made from the tree's friends. (First: Episode 0406)
- Susan, Luis and David don't believe Big Bird when he tells them that it was Sam who made all the sounds they've been hearing.
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