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The Flower Picker, a Sesame Street classic

To pick the flowers or not to pick the flowers? In Sesame Street‘s The Flower Picker, a 1972 animation from Episode 0416, a person happens upon some fragrant flowers and learns an important lesson in conservation.

wilted flowers
The animation’s visual style suggests that the short was created by Bruce Cayard, who “designed and produced many classic animated segments for Sesame Street and The Electric Company, beginning in the early 1970s and continuing as late as 1999.”

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File under: Sustainability and conservation. Then watch more from Sesame Street, including:
• Lost Boy Remembers His Way Home
• Three striped balls & a polka dot ball (1976)
• Loaf of Bread, Container of Milk, Stick of Butter
• Geometry of Circles (1979) with Sesame Street and Philip Glass

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