Sesame Street
Antonio's birthday
Air date February 2, 1972
Season Season 3 (1971-1972)
Sponsors N, Z, 4

0333 - 00

Picture Segment Description
0333 - 01
SCENE 1 Mr. Hooper, wearing a circus ringmaster's top hat and cape, tries to balance four cans at a time.
Cartoon Donnie Budd counts four lions.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0300)
Muppets Four Anything Muppet cheerleaders give four big cheers for the number 4.
(First: Episode 0132)
Animation Scanimate Films #4
(First: Episode 0132)
Borrowing a Vacuum
Muppets Ernie wants to borrow Herbert Birdsfoot's vacuum cleaner, but he worries about how Herbert will respond. Maybe Herbert's taking a bath, and he'll be so angry at Ernie for interrupting him that he'll tell everyone to never loan Ernie anything ever again!
(First: Episode 0181)
Cast Mr. Hooper adds 3 chairs as a sportscaster narrates.
(First: Episode 0288)
Film A kid recites a poem about adding penguins.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0255)
Muppets Roosevelt Franklin says his ABCs.
(First: Episode 0103)
0333 - 02
SCENE 2 Luis asks Mr. Hooper, Maria, and Bob to help him plan a birthday party for Antonio. He'd like it to be Mexican themed and explains that they'll decorate the courtyard with flowers and colored paper, make Mexican food like tacos and enchiladas, and they'll have a piñata. Maria offers to make some pasteles, a Puerto Rican meat pie.
Cartoon Clouds that look like things.
(First: Episode 0211)
Cartoon An N-terview with an N
(First: Episode 0131)
Kermit on Oscar's can
Insert Kermit gets to be all over the place. There's a frog in a nest and in a box. There's a frog on the counter and on the trash can. There's a frog under the table and under the newspaper.
(First: Episode 0295)
0333 - 03
SCENE 3 Luis teaches Susan and Maria how to make tacos.
George ontopof
Film George the Farmer demonstrates on top of.
(First: Episode 0242)
Cartoon Z for zipper
(First: Episode 0025)
Cartoon Z For Zebra & Zoo
(First: Episode 0281)
Cartoon Two alpine climbers hike up a letter Z and stake a claim on it.
(First: Episode 0281)
Film Kids count 20 penguins going down a slide.
(First: Episode 0232)
Celebrity Bill Cosby tries to count 4 kids.
(First: Episode 0176)
0333 - 04
SCENE 4 Bob and Luis sing "Bienvenidos!" as everyone gathers in the yard for the birthday party.
Muppets Cookie Monster goes to the bakery for a special birthday cookie. The baker lists all the ingredients of the cookie, as Cookie visualizes it. The visualized image looks so delicious that he eats it.
(First: Episode 0283)
Cartoon A boy tries to count to twenty while playing with a paddleball, but gets interrupted by a bird.
(First: Episode 0152)
0333 - 05a
SCENE 5 Antonio arrives at the party with his mother and everyone points out all the things they did to contribute.
0333 - 05b
SCENE 5, cont'd Luis brings some of the food over to Oscar's can and asks Oscar if he'd like to try some. Oscar chooses a chili pepper, but Luis warns him that they're pretty hot. Oscar eats one anyway, dispels some smoke, and asks for another.
0333 - 05c
SCENE 5, cont'd Back in the courtyard, a mariachi band plays "Las Mañanitas" followed by "Feliz Cumpleaños".
Animation A kid's father tells him what can be built out of the wheels and things he found.
(First: Episode 0268)
Animation A kid's father tells him what can be built out of the wheels and things he found. (Spanish version)
(First: Episode 0277)
Muppets Prairie Dawn invites Grover to dinner, but Grover can't come without Herry, who can't come without Cookie Monster, so Prairie invites all three of them until she learns that they are not cats.
(First: Episode 0248)
0333 - 06
SCENE 6 Rafael blindfolds some kids while they swing away at a piñata. Antonio gets the final swing, releasing toys and candy all over the sidewalk.
Cartoon "Poverty Z" -- A figure tries to sell a Z. His only customer stops him by locking him inside a zoo cage.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0085)
Muppets Zs come out of Herry Monster's mouth as he snores. (part one)
(First: Episode 0281)
0333 - 07
SCENE 7 Oscar presents his grouch piñata which is full of snakes, old sneakers, and rocks.
Muppets An Anything Muppet boy plays hide-and-seek with three letter Zs, who blend into his porch.
(First: Episode 0200)
0333 - 08
SCENE 8 The mariachi band plays "Happy Birthday" again as Maria brings out Antonio's cake. After he blows out the candles, the band plays "Jarabe Tapatío" while two dancers perform a traditional hat dance.
Film Kids use shapes to make a train.
(First: Episode 0137)
N naughty
Cartoon N is naughty, nice, nodding, nickel, noon, nibbling, nest, nut, nose, night, nine, and nursing.
(First: Episode 0140)
Monotones run
Muppets Little Jerry and the Monotones spell out RUN.
(First: Episode 0226)
Gordon and Bob assemble Z
Cast Gordon and Bob assemble a giant letter Z.
0333 - 09
SCENE 9 The band continues playing music as the partygoers make their way down the street. Susan announces the sponsors.
0333 - Sesame sign

0333 - CTW sign
CLOSING SIGNS Antonio and Rafael hold up the Sesame Street sign, while Maria and Bob hold up the CTW sign at the end.

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