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Sesame Street
Luis plays the bongos
Air date January 1, 1974
Season Season 5 (1973-1974)
Sponsors F, K, 11
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.

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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 While David tries to study, Luis practices the bongos for his gig tonight. David asks him to tone it down so he can study, and Luis goes from the Fix-it Shop to the steps by the garage. When he practices there, Maria tells him to keep it down because she has a headache. He then heads to the 123 steps, but Oscar puts a sign on his can: โ€œGrouch sleepingโ€. Luis assumes he'll bother Oscar, but Oscar encourages Luis to bother him while he's trying to sleep.
Cartoon "It's a Lovely Eleven Morning"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0362)
Muppets Ernie & Bert โ€” A tough guy named Tough Eddie accidentally knocks over Bert's sand castle while he's sleeping. Ernie points that out to Eddie, and Eddie tells Ernie, in a threatening tone of voice, that he's "got something" for Bert. It turns out to be an ice cream cone.
(First: Episode 0482)
Cartoon "K" - Kangaroo - A man (voiced by Gary Owens) explains what a kangaroo is, and ends up in the pouch of one.
(First: Episode 0141)
SCENE 2 The kids alert Luis that Alphabet Bates is out flying today. They look in the sky and see him skywrite the number 11. Oscar wakes up from his nap, and tells Luis to keep playing the bongos.
Cartoon An old woman emerges from the pouch of a bouncing kangaroo. She proclaims, "K! Kangaroo!"
(First: Episode 0489)
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Film George the Farmer demonstrates above and below.
(First: Episode 0262)
Cartoon K for keyhole, ketchup, and kitten
(First: Episode 0489)
Cartoon F for Football
Artist: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0135)
Cast Gordon, Brynne, David, Maria, Luis, and Bob sit on a bus seat with newspapers numbered 1-6, as a voiceover (Jerry Nelson) counts them.
(First: Episode 0469)
Cartoon A man talks about the word AGUA, which springs many leaks.
(First: Episode 0448)
Cartoon Mr. Tweak can't sleep because his neighbor above snores, and his neighbor below sneezes.
Artist: Abe Levitow
(First: Episode 0528)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment โ€” Ernie, Bert and Shola talk about taking a nap.
(First: Episode 0537)
SCENE 3 Big Bird asks Luis if he and Mr. Snuffleupagus can dance while Luis plays. Luis says okay, even though he doesn't see Snuffy.
Cartoon The Pink Panther - K For Karate
(First: Episode 0241)
Cast Wally and Ralph: Ralph is standing between two trees, playing with a long piece of rope like a cowboy. Along comes Wally carrying a wet shirt. Together, they solve the problem of where to hang the wet shirt to dry. They tie the ends of the rope around their chests, stretch it, and hang the shirt between them.
(First: Episode 0331)
Muppets Simon Soundman comes to Ernie's apartment because he has some car trouble and needs to use Ernie's phone, but Ernie doesn't understand what he is trying to say.
(First: Episode 0132)
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Cartoon K for kite
(First: Episode 0489)
Film The celebration of Chinese New Year
(First: Episode 0495)
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Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit tries to demonstrate what round is, with the help of a wisecracking ball. He introduces Kermit to his "daddy," a basketball.
(First: Episode 0107)
Animation Children's voiceovers (in English and Spanish) dictate how to draw a male's body.
(First: Episode 0528)
Muppets Cheers: The Anything Muppets cheer for the letter K. (version #1)
(First: Episode 0100)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: K - Key
(First: Episode 0040)
Muppets "Wonderful/Yucchy"
(First: Episode 0177)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: A for Agua
(First: Episode 0510)
Cartoon Triangles are found in various things such as a see-saw, ice cream cone, etc.
(First: Episode 0544)
David Maria above below bridge.jpg
Cast Maria and David look for each other in the park, but have trouble finding one another. The concepts of above and below are demonstrated.
Cartoon "It's a Lovely Eleven Morning" (repeat)
Kermit Draws K.JPG
Muppets Kermit the Frog draws the letter K on the screen with his "magic finger."
(First: Episode 0515)
Cartoon "K" - Kangaroo (repeat)
Song "Here Come the Beans"
(First: Episode 0537)
Cartoon K for keyhole, ketchup, and kitten (repeat)
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Muppets Cookie Monster sings "One of These Things."
(First: Episode 0174)
SCENE 4 Maria sits on top of a ladder. David looks out of an apartment window above Maria, and another David sits under the ladder, below Maria.
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Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment โ€” Grover and Polly recite the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0281)
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Film F for Field
(First: Episode 0473)
Film A kid marching band forms a circle.
(First: Episode 0517)
Cartoon One of these things doesn't belong (shoe pairs)
(First: Episode 0490)
Film Animals fight.
Music: Joe Raposo
Cartoon An old woman emerges from the pouch of a bouncing kangaroo. She proclaims, "K! Kangaroo!" (repeat)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Flies on Animals" over footage of animals bugged by pests.
(First: Episode 0449)
Muppets Anything Muppet cheerleaders sound out the word "rocket," then witness a rocket blasting off.
SCENE 5 As Luis leaves for his gig, the sponsors are announced and the credits roll.

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