Sesame Street
Air date November 28, 1973
Season Season 5 (1973-1974)
Sponsors M, O, 9

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Picture Segment Description
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Muppets Roosevelt Franklin Elementary School: Using pictures on the blackboard, Roosevelt Franklin tells the class a story about two little dogs who find a big ol' bone in a doghouse. They try to take the bone, but it turns out that it belongs to a big, mean dog, who chases them away. The moral of the story: "If something's not yours, leave it alone; could be a big ol' dog in the doghouse."
(First: Episode 0529)
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SCENE 1 Simon Soundman goes to the Fix-It Shop and speaks to Luis about fixing his car. He communicates its failings with sound effects, Luis translates, and fixes the car. As he drives off, Bob arrives and expresses his amazement at Simon's sound effects. Luis says it's simple to him, and "clear as a [alarm clock sound effect]". Bob is astounded; Luis reveals an alarm clock he'd been hiding behind his back, and they both laugh.
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Cartoon A song about a rolling O
Animation by John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0011)
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Cartoon Would you mind closing our OPEN?
(First: Episode 0512)
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Muppets "Would You Like to Buy an O?"
(First: Episode 0364)
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SCENE 2 Several characters appear in quick cuts with the letter O drawn in on a telestrator: Bob and the basketball hoop, Biff in a round window over a garage, Luis through a barrel, Big Bird by the 123 windows, Count von Count counts the O, Simon Soundman cracks an O with a sound effect and Mr. Snuffleupagus responds with, "Oh, dear."
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Cartoon A pig sings "Pig's Love Song."
(First: Episode 0462)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie has heard that somebody in the neighborhood is sick. He looks in a medical book to find out how to tell if someone is sick... not realizing that Bert is the one with a cold.
(First: Episode 0435)
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Cast Gordon and Luis cooperate to get an apple out of a tree.
(First: Episode 0508)
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Cartoon The story of an old woman who lived in a nine.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0512)
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Film Nine Song (Song of Nine)
(First: Episode 0016)
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Cartoon "Martian Beauty" has nine hairs, nine bows, nine eyes, nine nostrils, nine arms, and nine toes.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0316)
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Film A wheel rolls away from a junkyard. A boy captures it to complete his wagon. (Spanish dub)
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SCENE 3 Big Bird and a kid are playing dress-up in his nest area. Big Bird is a prince who wants to go out and slay a dragon and the kid is his mother who doesn't want him to go. Then Big Bird gives the kid a coat and tells him to be the dragon. As he explains taking off the crown and putting on the coat, he suddenly exclaims that the kid has become a dragon.
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Cartoon O limerick
(First: Episode 0146)
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Muppets A group of Muppets (including Taminella Grinderfall and Sour Bird) repeat saying "Oh!" when they see a letter O.
(First: Episode 0075)
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Cartoon La letra O - opera, oeste, orquidea, ojos, ocho, y el orquestra de orangutanes.
(First: Episode 0338)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentCookie Monster and Genelle say the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0320)
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Cartoon M in space
(First: Episode 0516)
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SCENE 4 Biff speaks with Luis at the Fix-It Shop about his blueprints and some shapes he has. He explains that he's not a fan of modern architecture, and can't figure out how to put the structure together as described in the blueprints. Luis arranges the shapes as illustrated and Biff leaves to fetch Sully. He continues to complain and states that he prefers realism, citing Norman Rockwell as a painter of note.
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Cartoon An O rolls over and over a horse. The horse eats the O.
(First: Episode 0173)
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Animation A dune buggy is assembled.
(First: Episode 0506)
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Muppets "Family"
(First: Episode 0404)
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Cartoon A girl talks about preparing to play with her new sled.
Artist: Jim Simon
(First: Episode 0413)
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Cartoon What if an anteater had the features of a giraffe?
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0292)
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SCENE 5 Bob and Luis (with guitar) sing "Sing"/"Canta." Oscar the Grouch chimes in, singing "bah-bah" instead of "la-la."
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Cartoon A man walks by different people who demonstrate what love is.
(First: Episode 0292)
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Cast Maria and David find two sets of sacks, which have incorrect numerical labels.
(First: Episode 0505)
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Cartoon Three birds enter a cuckoo clock to do their job.
(First: Episode 0407)
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Muppets Three monsters (Billy, Fenwick, and Pamela) demonstrate big, bigger, and biggest.
(First: Episode 0474)
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SCENE 6 Luis is showing Big Bird how to use some tools, but he gets called away to the phone. Biff enters and shows Big Bird how to use a hammer, wrench and screwdriver. When Luis returns, Big Bird proceeds to explain to him how the pros do it.
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Film A trip to the chewing gum factory.
(First: Episode 0498)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie brings an umbrella, a flashlight, and Bert's bowling ball to the bathtub, just in case the electricity goes out, the roof leaks, and somebody shows up asking to borrow a bowling ball. Bert thinks that Ernie is being ridiculous -- but everything happens, just as Ernie predicted.
(First: Episode 0269)
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Cast Captain Nasty (David) orders his crew (Luis, Maria, and Gordon) to bring him the biggest treasure chest, which is filled with rubber duckies.
(First: Episode 0478)
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Cartoon What if we celebrate Valentine's Day with chickens instead of hearts?
(First: Episode 0488)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentThe Count asks Ingrid to teach him how to count to 20 in Spanish.
(First: Episode 0477)
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Film A male frog hops around and bulges his throat.
(First: Episode 0469)
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Cartoon Two guys row their oars in different directions, until they decide to cooperate and row together.
(First: Episode 0510)
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Cartoon Christopher Clumsy demonstrates shapes.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0416)
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Muppets Kermit draws the letter M on-screen with his magic finger. Grover asks what Kermit has drawn, and Kermit says it's the letter M. "Mmmmm!" Grover agrees.
(First: Episode 0516)
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SCENE 7 Luis repairs a young girl's bike as Bob announces the sponsors.


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