Sesame Street
Air date November 26, 1973
Season Season 5 (1973-1974)
Sponsors K, R, 7
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 David, Gordon and Susan carry farm supplies to Oscar’s trash can, without knowing why Oscar asked them for a bucket of water, some hay and oats, and a saddle. They hear a horse inside Oscar’s trash can – his new pet. Oscar loves it when his bucking bronco kicks around and destroys his plates and furniture.
Film Kids ride horses.
Music: Joe Raposo
Cartoon K for keyhole, ketchup, and kitten
(First: Episode 0489)
Cartoon The Pink Panther - K For Karate
(First: Episode 0241)
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Celebrity Jim Nabors sings The Alphabet Song.
(First: Episode 0176)
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Film A male voiceover and his friend Myrtle observe a macaw in a tree.
(First: Episode 0409)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: K - Key
(First: Episode 0040)
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Muppets Kermit the Frog draws the letter K on the screen with his "magic finger."
(First: Episode 0515)
Cartoon An old woman emerges from the pouch of a bouncing kangaroo. She proclaims, "K! Kangaroo!"
(First: Episode 0489)
Muppets Cookie Monster and Ernie: Ernie and Cookie Monster discuss hope. Ernie has something in a brown paper bag, and asks Cookie Monster what he hopes it is. Cookie Monster hopes that it is a cookie. It turns out that Ernie has ten cookies in the bag.
(First: Episode 0233)
SCENE 2 Susan plays “My Little Game” with the kids.
Cartoon Jazz #7
(First: Episode 0136)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie won't let Bert into the apartment. At first, Bert worries his friend might be in trouble, or feeling sad, but then he thinks Ernie might be hiding something from him, which makes him mad. He is finally let in, and finds that Ernie has thrown him a surprise party, which makes him happy. Guests at the party include Roosevelt Franklin, Herbert Birdsfoot, Prairie Dawn, Sherlock Hemlock, Grover, Guy Smiley, and a mailman.
(First: Episode 0461)
Film "Seven Song (Song of Seven)"
(First: Episode 0011)
Muppets Roosevelt Franklin Elementary School: Roosevelt Franklin, in a somber tone, tells his class to spell the word POISON and recognize what it means.
(First: Episode 0514)
Film A gymnast demonstrates beginning and end.
(First: Episode 0532)
Cast Maria, David, Bob, and Luis play knights who have their lunch at a round table.
(First: Episode 0468)
Cartoon I've got a mind: squares make a box.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0252)
Cartoon The Alligator King
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0411)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentJohn-John and Herry Monster count to twenty.
(First: Episode 0441)
Cartoon Which footprint doesn't belong?
(First: Episode 0509)
SCENE 3 Susan and Gordon are about to set their kitchen table for lunch, when The Count makes a grand entrance, looking for something to count. They let him set the table, while they go off and find something else to do.
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Cartoon K for kite
(First: Episode 0489)
Moments later, The Count has counted all the silverware, cookery and kitchenwares – which now have to be put away. On the plus side, he found the can opener that Susan and Gordon were looking for.
Cartoon K is for Karate
(First: Episode 0489)
Muppets Juanita looks for "YO", asking, "¿Esto es yo?" Nope, it's a toy car, and a tomato, and a mirror. Looking in the mirror, she finds herself. "¡Hola, yo!" she cries.
(First: Episode 0454)
Cartoon A boy and girl fight over the word YO. Luckily, he has a spare.
(First: Episode 0486)
Cast Wally and Ralph make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, resulting in a mess.
(First: Episode 0348)
Cartoon A woman fixes her car by putting a letter r under the hood, and it goes "Rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!"
(First: Episode 0410)
SCENE 4 Oscar recites a grouchy poem about his least favorite K word: kiss.
Cartoon K is for kiss.
Animation: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0131)
Oscar recites a grouchy poem about his favorite K word: kick.
Cartoon K-kick
(First: Episode 0463)
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Muppets Grover the Assistant: Herbert Birdsfoot arranges three blocks for Grover to count. No matter how the blocks are arranged, they still add up to three. Herbert asks Grover to count some oranges as well. Grover confesses that he's good at counting blocks -- but he doesn't know how to count oranges!
(First: Episode 0192)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Everybody Sleeps."
(First: Episode 0406)
Cartoon Men in boxes sound out the word RUN.
(First: Episode 0369)
Cartoon A pink circle splits into a cat, and a gray circle splits into a mouse.
(First: Episode 0452)
Film George the Farmer demonstrates beginning and end.
(First: Episode 0265)
Muppets Ernie wants to show Bert his ice-cube collection. The ice cubes were so cold that he had to put them in a box covered with an electric blanket. Much to Ernie's surprise, the ice cubes have disappeared. Since they were replaced with water, Ernie suspects that a fish might have stolen them. Bert tells him that it's because they've melted. Ernie, however, is now convinced that a fish melted the ice cubes, and angrily walks out the door to "tear him fin-from-fin."
(First: Episode 0033)
Song "Riding on the Train"
(First: Episode 0423)
Cast A voiceover instructs Maria as Chaplin where to put the shirts and the towels.
Film "Seven Song (Song of Seven)" (repeat)
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Cartoon A child runs through a crowd shouting for MAMA.
(First: Episode 0458)
Cartoon K for keyhole, ketchup, and kitten (repeat)
SCENE 5 The sponsors are announced.

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