Sesame Street
Big Bird calls for people to meet Snuffy
Air date December 14, 1973
Season Season 5 (1973-1974)
Sponsors L, N, 10
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Luis, Susan, Bob, and Big Bird sing "Welcome!"
BirdBalloonSub
Cartoon A bird subtracts two balloons from a group of three.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0530)
Herb-AN01
Muppets Herbert Birdsfoot and Grover talk about "AN" words. Herbert demonstrates the words themselves, while Grover provides visual aids. The first word they talk about is RAN. While Herbert talks about how to make the word, Grover keeps running around the scene until he tires himself out.
(First: Episode 0160)
2233-Kayak
Film A man spins in circles while riding in his kayak.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0297)
Herb-AN02
Muppets Herbert now makes the word "CAN," so Grover makes a stack of them, which he knocks over.
(First: Episode 0160)
Nisfornifty
Cartoon An N-terview with an N
(First: Episode 0131)
Herb-AN03
Muppets Finally, Herbert makes the word "FAN." Grover brings in a fan that blows them both away.
(First: Episode 0160)
Noimage
SCENE 2 Big Bird calls the adults to tell them important news - Mr. Snuffleupagus is coming today. Everyone rolls their eyes, but agree to come back only when Big Bird yells "Mr. Snuffleupagus!" Big Bird does a practice call to the other's annoyance.
N naughty
Cartoon N is naughty, nice, nodding, nickel, noon, nibbling, nest, nut, nose, night, nine, and nursing.
(First: Episode 0140)
Noimage
SCENE 3 Big Bird makes another practice call to ensure everyone remembers to come when called. Everyone complains about the important things they were doing and how Big Bird has interrupted them.
Jazz10
Cartoon Jazz #10
(First: Episode 0193)
Noimage
SCENE 4 Snuffy finally arrives, but because Big Bird has "cried Snuffleupagus" so many times, nobody is willing to come out. As Luis gives Big Bird a lesson about the situation, they both miss Snuffy shuffling off back home.
Bigfishy!
Cartoon Fisherman Jones demonstrates in, on and under with the help of a big fishy.
(First: Episode 0370)
PIYNGrocerDoctor
Muppets Bob and the Anything Muppets sing "The People in Your Neighborhood": Grocer and Doctor.
(First: Episode 0067)
N-Neighborhood
Film A letter N drives through a neighborhood.
(EKA: Episode 0452)
Wally Ralph mirror
Cast Wally and Ralph: Wally gives Ralph a mirror as a present. Wally looks at it, and says it is a picture of himself. But when Ralph looks at it, he sees a picture of himself. When they look at it together, they see a picture of both of them. This sketch was a re-shoot of a Buddy and Jim sketch.
(First: Episode 0342)
MarcoFlower
Animation Marco had a flower. When it wilted, he called his grandpa and told him exactly what the flower looked like. Grandpa told him to water the flower, and it grew again.
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SCENE 5 Luis plays the sorting game using three horses and a cow.
DrawHorse
Cartoon A horse is drawn as kids guess what it is.
(First: Episode 0377)
Film.Blanket
Film A girl gets on, in, and under a blanket in a park.
(First: Episode 0406)
E&BIceCreamSoda
Muppets Ernie & Bert — While Ernie looks after Hooper's Store, Bert asks him for something to drink. Ernie starts out with a glass of unflavored soda water, tastes it, and decides it's too dull for his ol' buddy Bert. To Bert's dismay, Ernie then adds some strawberry syrup to the soda water, then a scoop of ice cream, and finally, some whipped cream. Now it's an ice cream soda, which Bert doesn't want... but Ernie does.
(First: Episode 0539)
2040e
Cartoon "Ten Turtles"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0425)
1291-Apples01
Muppets A furry, purple creature whooshes to the counter of Hooper's Store and counts 5 apples. He subtracts one, leaving 4.
(EKA: Episode 0400)
Toon-ZipperBridge
Cartoon A zipper is unzipped across the screen.
(First: Episode 0291)
1291-Apples02
Muppets The creature returns to subtract one more apple, leaving 3.
(EKA: Episode 0400)
Triangle.transition
Transition Triangles are made onscreen.
(First: Episode 0291)
1291-Apples03
Muppets Again, the creature appears to remove another apple, leaving 2.
(EKA: Episode 0400)
Lpoemkids
Cartoon Kids hear an L poem.
(First: Episode 0198)
1291-Apples04
Muppets Another apple is subtracted, thus leaving only 1.
(EKA: Episode 0400)
Film.PettingZoo
Film A film of two kids and a goat riding a turtle at a petting zoo is narrated in English and Spanish.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0486)
1291-Apples05
Muppets The creature takes away the last apple, leaving 0.
(EKA: Episode 0400)
George ontopof
Film George the Farmer shows on top of.
(First: Episode 0242)
Nterview-Span
Cartoon An N-terview with an N (Spanish version)
(First: Episode 0529)
InventionofPaper
Muppets Caveperson Days: King Ernie has a problem -- the cavemen write everything on rocks, which are too heavy to carry around. He calls upon the Royal Smart Person to invent something lighter to write on.
(First: Episode 0409)
Detective11-20
Film Detective Fred (Joe Raposo) is sent by his boss (Danny Epstein) to locate the number 20. Throughout the office and on the streets of New York, Fred tracks down the numbers 11 through 18 in numerical order by spying his surroundings. When he finds his way to Apartment 19, he discovers it is occupied by a gorilla, who leads him directly to the elusive 20.
(First: Episode 0277)
Jazz10
Cartoon Jazz #10
(First: Episode 0306)
Film-WidowBird
Film Sesame Street Animal Films: A widow bird flies from one tree to another.
(First: Episode 0391)
1450-UnderWonder
Cast Captain Under-Wonder (Luis) shows how he goes under an umbrella, a table and the tire swing (the latter by shrinking himself down).
(First: Episode 0508)
1041scuba
Film Scuba diver - on, into, under, through, around
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0516)
Kermit and Tracy recite alphabet
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit and Tracy recite the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0120)
Lions!
Film Lions walk down a trail.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0367)
Noimage
SCENE 6 The cast presents N words. Susan pops into her nurse's uniform, then Bob gets a long nose. Luis says "N - nobody and nothing," causing himself and the kids to vanish from sight.
Nisfornifty
Cartoon An N-terview with an N
(repeat)
Bridge no14 - Hour Glass Slow Fill Bridge
Transition Bridge #14 - Hourglass Slow/Fill
(First: Episode 0303)
Appleorangepear
Cartoon An apple, an orange, and a pear learn they can cooperate by rocking and rolling.
Ringmybell
Muppets Cookie Monster goes to the carnival and plays the "test your strength" game. Unbeknownst to him, the carnival barker rigged the game so nobody can win -- until Cookie finds out what the prize is.
(First: Episode 0449)
0287-Bridge
Transition Bridge #15 - Hourglass Fast/Fill
(First: Episode 0287)
Noimage
SCENE 7 Goodbye



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