Sesame Street
Plot Sam the Robot demonstrates next to and away from
Air date November 20, 1973
Season Season 5 (1973-1974)
Sponsors D, W, 3
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Bob provides the audience with clues to guess the part of the body he's thinking of: the knee.
Holdyourear1

Holdyourear2
Muppets When Maurice, a hapless casanova, puts an Anything Muppet woman's head together, he tells her that he loves her, but it turns out she doesn't love him. He then proceeds to take her head apart, bit by bit, as he sings "I Want to Hold Your Ear" (as well as eyes, nose, tooth, and hair). After she walks off in a huff, he notices to his shock that the parts he set aside have attached themselves to the tablecloth, who thinks he's kinda cute.
(First: Episode 0524)
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Cast In limbo, Luis and David cooperate to hang laundry on a clothesline.
(First: Episode 0438)
W-Wash
Cartoon W for Wash
(First: Episode 0485)
Film.Birdseat
Film What do birds eat?
(First: Episode 0495)
Willamina
Cartoon W for Wilhelmina
(First: Episode 0512)
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SCENE 2 Sam the Robot commits to demonstrating what "next to" means as Luis follows him down Sesame Street beginning at the Fix-It Shop. Luis is growing wearing of this when Big Bird comes along asking someone to explain the concept of "away from" to him. Sam obliges, moving further and further away. Luis thanks Big Bird for the reprieve.
Toon.Table
Cartoon Four people cooperate building a table.
RFESTraffic
Muppets Roosevelt Franklin Elementary School: Roosevelt has Baby Breeze teach the class about traffic. Smart Tina thinks all one has to do is look at the traffic lights, but Baby Breeze tells her one should also look out for cars.
(First: Episode 0517)
Raposo.3isMyFavoriteNumber
Song "Three is My Favorite Number"
(First: Episode 0429)
Jazzyspies3
Cartoon "Jazz #3"
(First: Episode 0002)
Surpriseformarshallearp
Muppets Old West: Bad Bart is looking for Marshal Earp to give her a big surprise. The terrified townspeople try to warn Marshal Earp -- but Bad Bart explains that a surprise is something that someone doesn't expect. He orders them not to say a word. It turns out the big surprise is a cake for Marshal Earp's birthday.
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Insert Part 1: In voiceover, the kids count the steps of 123 Sesame Street as numbers appear on each one.
(First: Episode 0417)
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Cartoon Donnie Budd sings "Three on Lady's Lap."
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0299)
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Insert Part 2: In voiceover, the kids count the steps of 123 Sesame Street as kids holding numbers appear on each one.
(First: Episode 0417)
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SCENE 3 Bob and the kids pretend to be lost in the desert without a horse.
FindElephant
Cartoon A girl uses her paint-by-the-numbers set to find an elephant in her picture.
(First: Episode 0510)
Ssnews.angry
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit the Frog tries to find out what makes people angry, but everyone he encounters is too busy to speak to him, which ultimately causes him to lose his temper and yell at the camera.
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VTR Piano Bridge #5 (WILD) (0:32)
ThreeCoffeesPlease
Cartoon Three men in a horse costume want three cups of coffee.
1285-Beans
Song "Here Come the Beans"
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SCENE 4 Luis approaches Oscar the Grouch asking for a favor. Oscar scoffs, but agrees so long as Luis does him one, too. Luis asks Oscar if he can have some old junk metal to use for some soldering he has to do. Oscar provides the items, and in return, says that Luis has to make weird noises and funny faces while Oscar counts to 20, and not speak until he's done. Luis complies, and halfway through counting, Bob and Gordon approach. They ask what's going on, but Oscar reminds Luis he's not supposed to talk until he's done counting. Bob and Gordon call him weird and give up as Oscar finishes and Luis rants at him for making him do something so ridiculous.
SB--WWater
Cartoon Speech Balloon: W - Water
(First: Episode 0062)
Kings-Nose
Muppets Maria reads the story of "The King's Nose".
Alphabetbox
Cartoon The alphabet appears in a little box.
(EKA: Episode 0406)
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Cast Wally and Ralph figure out how to properly use the see-saw.
(First: Episode 0444)
300004
Cartoon SALIDA (train)
D balloon
Cartoon Speech Balloon: D -- Dog (role reversal between man and dog)
(First: Episode 0016)
SSTS-10
Cartoon Two boys notice a D, saying it looks fat. A resonant voice (Gary Owens) informs them that it's the letter D. This leads to a jazzy story about a dog who digs for dice, wins a duck, and buys a dinosaur with a dime. Moral: "If you dig a dinosaur, drop your duck for a dime."
(First: Episode 0016)
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Insert Three of These Kids (upside-down girl)
(First: Episode 0413)
Cartoon mydoghappy
Cartoon A boy demonstrates why his dog's name is Happy.
W-Wash
Cartoon W for Wash (repeat)
ThePencil
Cartoon "Presenting -- the pencil!"
AwayFrom
Muppets Salesman Harvey Kneeslapper asks Tony if he gets attacked by monsters and run over by crowds. Herry Monster attacks him and a crowd walks all over him, so the answer is yes. Harvey has a simple solution for Tony: AWAY FROM! The next time those things happen to Tony, he can get AWAY FROM them.
(First: Episode 0278)
2423-Scuba
Film A scuba diver swims away from.
EBSholaNap
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentErnie, Bert, and Shola talk about taking a nap.
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Cartoon Salida Stairs (0:31)
(First: Episode 0500)
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Film Raposo: Pottery
(First: Episode 0169)
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Cast Gordon plays the classification game with the letters W and V.
Toon.Chickenheart
Cartoon What if we celebrated Valentine's Day with chickens instead of hearts?
(First: Episode 0488)
Rollercoaster123

BallFilm-Powder
Film Rollercoaster 1, 2, 3 (original version)
(First: Episode 0254)
Bumperjack
Cartoon "Presenting -- the bumper jack!"
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SCENE 5 Goodbye


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