Sesame Street
Air date November 28, 1973
Season Season 5 (1973-1974)
Sponsors M, O, 9
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Picture Segment Description
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."
SCENE 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.
Cartoon A song about a rolling O
Animation by John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0011)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: O – Open
(First: Episode 0014)
Muppets "Would You Like to Buy an O?"
Insert Several characters appear in quick cuts with the letter O drawn in on a telestrator: Bob and construction doors, Biff in a round window over a garage, Luis through a barrel, Count von Count counts the O, Simon Soundman cracks an O with a sound effect and Mr. Snuffleupagus responds with, "Oh, dear."
Film "I Love Being a Pig"
Muppets Ernie and Bert: Ernie 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.
Cartoon A red man tries to get apples from a tree by himself, while a yellow man builds a ladder. (edited)
Cartoon The story of an old woman who lived in a nine.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0512)
Film Nine Song (Song of Nine)
(First: Episode 0016)
Cartoon "Martian Beauty" has nine hairs, nine bows, nine eyes, nine nostrils, nine arms, and nine toes.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(EKA: Episode 0424)
Film Wheels (Spanish) (0:54)
SCENE 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.
Cartoon O limerick
(EKA: Episode 0198)
Muppets Anything Muppets: O tag (0:32)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentCookie Monster and Genelle say the alphabet.
(EKA: Episode 0320)
Cartoon M in space
SCENE 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 contines to complain and states that he prefers realism, citing Norman Rockwell as a painter of note.
Animation A dune buggy is assembled.
Muppets "Family"
Cartoon A girl talks about preparing to play with her new sled.
Cartoon What if an anteater had the features of a giraffe?
Artist: Cliff Roberts
Sing - Bob, Susan, Luis, kids
Insert Bob and Luis (with guitar) sing "Sing"/"Canta"
Cartoon A man walks by different people who demonstrate what love is.
(EKA: Episode 0386)
Insert 2/3 Crossover (1:10)
Cartoon Three birds enter a cuckoo clock to do their job.
Muppets Three monsters (Billy, Fenwick, and Pamela) demonstrate big, bigger, and biggest.
(EKA: Episode 0443)
SCENE 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.
Film Chewing Gum Factory (1:44)
Bath Precautions
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.
(EKA: Episode 0269)
Insert Pirates Big, Bigger, Biggest Chest (2:36)
Cartoon What if we celebrate Valentine's Day with chickens instead of hearts?
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moments: Ernie and BertBert and Ingrid count to 10 in Spanish (1:00)
Film A male frog hops around and bulges his throat.
Cartoon Two guys row their oars in different directions, until they decide to cooperate and row together.
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.
Cartoon Christopher Clumsy demonstrates shapes.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0416)
SCENE Goodbye (not in garage area)


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