Sesame Street
Johnny Cash visits
Air date December 19, 1973
Season Season 5 (1973-1974)
Sponsors I, T, 2
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Johnny Cash sings "Nasty Dan" to Oscar the Grouch.
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Cartoon Donnie Budd sings a two-step for pairs of animals.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0342)
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Muppets Grover's rowboat - part 1
Grover and a group of monsters, including Herry Monster, Fenwick and Billy, get into a rowboat. The monsters all gather at one end, causing the boat to tip over and sink.
(First: Episode 0281)
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Cartoon Train #2
(First: Episode 0353)
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Muppets Grover's rowboat - part 2
The monsters gather on the other end of the boat, and it sinks again.
(First: Episode 0281)
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Cartoon Julius and Jasper: "Why are you holding one leg up in the air, Jasper?" "Because if I hold two legs up in the air, I fall down!"
Animation by Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0406)
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Muppets Grover's rowboat - part 3
The monsters finally spread out over the boat evenly, and row away.
(First: Episode 0281)
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Film A bald eagle flies over houses, a beach, and other locations.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0411)
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Celebrity Pat Paulsen says the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0067)
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SCENE 2 Johnny Cash sings "Five Feet High and Rising" with some visual assistance from Biff.
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Animation A kid's father tells him what can be built out of the wheels and things he found.
(First: Episode 0268)
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Muppets Maria reads the story of "The King's Nose."
(First: Episode 0537)
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Cartoon T for typewriter and toe
Artist: John Korty
(First: Episode 0506)
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Cast Gordon demonstrates T for table.
(First: Episode 0506)
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Cartoon T is for Television
(First: Episode 0024)
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Film A letter T drives through a tunnel.
(First: Episode 0454)
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Cartoon What if a turtle and rabbit switched appearances?
(First: Episode 0451)
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SCENE 3 Bob sings "Here Are Some Things" using groups of rabbits.
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Film The letter T is a very useful letter.
(First: Episode 0402)
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Muppets Anything Muppets sing "Goin' for a Ride", while traveling in a car, train, and boat.
(First: Episode 0037)
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Animation A kid's father tells him what can be built out of the wheels and things he found. (Spanish version)
(First: Episode 0277)
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Cast Wally and Ralph use various objects trying to keep a newspaper from blowing away next to an open window.
(First: Episode 0340)
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Film Kid voiceovers identify a horse's body parts (shown one at a time), then the complete animal.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0428)
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Cartoon A man carves a YES and puts it on display.
(First: Episode 0366)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — As Bert takes a nap, Ernie tells the viewer how he knows that Bert is asleep - thus waking Bert up, just to tell him it's time for his nap.
(First: Episode 0027)
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Film Topi antelopes nod "yes."
Music by Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0411)
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Cartoon Two ducks look the same height when they're in the bathtub, but one of them is taller when he steps out. (Features the voice of Joe Flynn)
(First: Episode 0303)
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Cast A Howard Cosell-type announcer narrates as athlete Maria subtracts a chair from a group of three.
(First: Episode 0431)
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Film "Two Song (Song of Two)"
(First: Episode 0001)
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Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit presents a lecture on tall and short using two Snerfs, who keep changing their size.
(First: Episode 0015)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Two is You and Me."
(First: Episode 0375)
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Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit presents a lecture on big and small with the Beautiful Day Monster and a small monster. Splurge comes in at the end to show what a really big monster looks like.
(First: Episode 0015)
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Cartoon "I in the Sky"
(First: Episode 0368)
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Film "Indian Baby Bath"
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0444)
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Film Ten hats on a hatrack
(First: Episode 0439)
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SCENE 4 Maria asks the viewer to imagine her as a baseball player, a princess and a baker.
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Cartoon Uncle Al tells his nephew a story about a dog he had, but gets mixed up with the details.
Artist: Marv Newland
(First: Episode 0510)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie tries to put a pot on Bert's head. Bert asks Ernie why he's doing that, and Ernie says that he broke a cookie jar. Ernie has to put the cookies somewhere, so he put them in the sugar bowl – and put the sugar in the flowerpot, which meant that he had to put the flower in a milk bottle. He put the milk in the soda bottle, the soda into the fishbowl, and the fish in Bert's cowboy hat. Bert asks, "Now what am I going to wear when I want to play cowboy?" Ernie puts the pot on Bert's head and says, "Ride 'em, cowboy, Bert!"
(First: Episode 0305)
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Cartoon A caveman finds a rock on the ground, and visualizes the invention of the wheel and the car, ultimately deciding to toss the rock away: "Who needs it?"
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Cartoon T is for Trash and Ticket
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0020)
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SCENE 5 Bob, Maria, Big Bird, and others gather to listen to Johnny Cash perform "One and One Make Two."
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Animation A roof finds its way to the top of a house.
(First: Episode 0505)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie is tall, Bert taller, and Big Bird is the tallest (and he also breaks the ceiling).
(First: Episode 0284)
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Film Two birds
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0295)
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SCENE 6 Johnny Cash sings a bit of "If I Had a Hammer."


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