Sesame Street
Air date December 26, 1973
Season Season 5 (1973-1974)
Sponsors D, W, 7
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Gordon has two kids make large and small Ws out of dowel rods.
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit asks Debo if he knows what a W is.
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: W for water
(First: Episode 0062)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie has six jellybeans, and Bert has seven. Bert thanks Ernie for giving him the extra jellybean. Ernie says that isn't fair - they should have an equal amount. To make it even, Ernie eats the extra jellybean. That's fair, isn't it?
(First: Episode 0014)
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Film A girl named Jennifer visits family friend Mrs. Wilson in the country, and together they pick food from her garden.
(First: Episode 0021)
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SCENE 2 Oscar shows Luis and Susan his new can-opening device: a large chain-reaction setup involving a megaphone, a tuba, a balloon, and his pets Slimey and Frank the fly. The contraption works, but Oscar tells them to scram.
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Cartoon Jazz #7
(First: Episode 0136)
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Muppets The Count counts seven flowers, and then explains that he loves to count flowers because then he gets to count sneezes.
(First: Episode 0433)
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Film "Seven Song (Song of Seven)"
(First: Episode 0011)
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Film Stop-motion: in a park, a garbage man puts litter in a trash can. (Part 1)
(First: Episode 0491)
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Cast Wally and Ralph huse a nail in an attempt to hang a picture to a wall. This sketch was a re-shoot of a Buddy and Jim sketch.
(First: Episode 0392)
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Film Stop-motion: in a park, a man reads a newspaper, then shamelessly drops it on the ground. A little girl finds this disgusting, and puts the newspaper in the trash bin. (Part 2)
(First: Episode 0491)
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SCENE 3 Luis sings “Show Me How You Feel” with the kids.
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Cartoon A girl shows how good she is at drawing buildings.
(First: Episode 0454)
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Muppets Waiter Grover: Simon Soundman wants a chicken sandwich, which he orders as a "cluck-cluck" sandwich. Grover has trouble figuring out what his customer wants.
(First: Episode 0449)
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Cartoon W for Willamina
(First: Episode 0512)
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Cast / Muppets "The People in Your Neighborhood": Cleaner and Shoemaker
(First: Episode 0436)
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Film A percussionist on the beach talks about how rhythm is everywhere, such as in breaking waves, walking and horse galloping. (edited)
(First: Episode 0032)
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Cast Postman David goes to collect some mail from a mailbox, but finds there's more and more each time he opens it.
(First: Episode 0533)
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Cartoon I've got some (hair), I've got more, but I've got the most.
(First: Episode 0524)
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Cast The mailbox is emptied, but how will David get all the mail to the post office? He lets the mail back into the hammerspace-like mailbox, then takes that with him.
(First: Episode 0533)
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Cartoon While fishing one day, a boy catches the letters of the alphabet. Frustrated at not having caught any fish to eat, he decides to use his catch for alphabet soup.
(First: Episode 0004)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie purchases a straw hat for Bert, and asks Cookie Monster which box the hat will go in.
(First: Episode 0438)
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SCENE 4 Big Bird offers to deliver a radio for Luis, but he goes back and forth between Luis and Susan, gathering one piece of information at a time from Luis: who the radio belongs to, where the recipient lives, etc. Luis reveals that the radio needs to be fixed first.
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Film Lizard!
Music: Joe Raposo (same as "birds")
(First: Episode 0407)
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Cartoon Two boys notice a D, saying it looks fat. A resonant voice (Gary Owens) informs them that it's the letter D. This leads to a jazzy story about a dog who digs for dice, wins a duck, and buys a dinosaur with a dime. Moral: "If you dig a dinosaur, drop your duck for a dime."
(First: Episode 0016)
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Muppets Guy Smiley sings "Gone with the Wind" to a young woman. During the song, a very strong wind blows – making the leaves fly off the tree, causing the woman's house to collapse, and finally ripping Guy's clothes off.
(First: Episode 0034)
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Film A warthog runs around.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0406)
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Cartoon A bully says the alphabet to a mild-mannered gardener, who hits him in the face with a pie at the end.
(First: Episode 0279)
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Film Some clowns, more clowns
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Animation Russian nesting dolls 10-1
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SCENE 5 Susan plays a “Here Are Some Things” game with squares.
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: W for water (repeat)
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Cartoon Jazz #7 (repeat)
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Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit counts five monkeys, and when he is done, he gets monkey business.
(First: Episode 0283)
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Cartoon A baby cries whenever he gets a beso.
(First: Episode 0433)
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Cartoon "Wanda the Witch"
Animation by Tee Collins
(First: Episode 0001)
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Cartoon The letters in the word BESO kiss each other.
(First: Episode 0433)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — It's a sunny day at the beach, and Bert remembered to bring everything. Ernie, however, only brought an umbrella in case it rains... which it does.
(First: Episode 0284)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #3: Last dot shows up early
(First: Episode 0001)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: D -- Dog (role reversal between man and dog)
(First: Episode 0016)
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SCENE 6 The sponsors are announced.


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