Sesame Street
Gordon and the kids make rope letters; Oscar fakes having a cold; David loses his class ring.
Air date January 9, 1974
Season Season 5 (1973-1974)
Sponsors C, U, 6

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1
Gordon finds a rope. He brings it over to the kids and asks them to form letters with it, although it's clear that some of the kids haven't learned all of them yet.
0573d
Cartoon
C - Cake
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Muppets
Monsters, including an early Grover, Cookie Monster and Beautiful Day Monster, pass on the message, "See." The wide shot reveals that the monsters were whispering about the Letter C.
(Caroll Spinney performs Cookie Monster here.)
(First: Episode 0089)
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Film
C is for cars on the highway.
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Muppets
Cookie Monster and Ernie: Cookie Monster helps Ernie match mittens, shoes and gloves and put them away. Guess how he puts away two matching cookies.
(EKA: Episode 0204)
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SCENE 2
Maria and the kids ask Oscar to play ball with them, but Oscar claims he's sick. Maria isn't a bit convinced.
Jazzyspies6
Cartoon
Jazz #6
(First: Episode 0011)
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SCENE 3
Teasing him, David brings Oscar hot chicken soup, Susan brings a blanket, and Gordon takes his temperature. Oscar would rather play softball!
Baker6
Film
Six Song (Song of Six)
(First: Episode 0011)
Muppets
Mahna Mahna and two Anything Muppet girls sing "Mahna Mahna".
(First: Episode 0014)
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Film
Joe Raposo: Seahorse
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Muppets
Abierto: Ali Baba arrives a bit late and gets run over by the 40 thieves leaving.
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SCENE 4
A very hungry Big Bird plays "One of These Things" with bowls of birdseed, and Susan drops in.
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Animation
A ball cannot travel up a steep incline.
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PYP
Muppets
Game Show: Pick Your Pet
Lucy Jones insists upon a pet that purrs, has silky hair, and likes milk... the Beautiful Day Monster.
(First: Episode 0067)
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SCENE 5
David realizes that the string that held his school ring on his neck broke. Maria found it in the arbor area, but David is too frustrated with searching to listen to her.
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Muppets
Herbert Birdsfoot and the "ET" family, part 1: WET
Floweropens
Film
A flower opens and closes.
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Muppets
Herbert Birdsfoot and the "ET" family, part 2: SET
Closetheopen
Cartoon
Would you mind closing our OPEN?
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Muppets
Herbert Birdsfoot and the "ET" family, part 3: MET
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Film
Counting six oryx
C- Cap
Cartoon
Speech Balloon: C - Cap
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Cartoon
A bully won't give the kids' baseball back. The boy imagines a few scenarios before ultimately calling for his dog.
Bath Precautions
Muppets
Ernie and Bert: Ernie 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)
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Film
Folk song: Have You Ever Been To The Farm?
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Cartoon
Donnie Budd sings about six snails.
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Film
Various objects become OPEN.
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Cartoon
A girl talks about preparing to play with her new sled.
Animation by Jim Simon
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Film
Joe Raposo: Swinging Gibbon
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Muppets
Kermit's Lectures: Kermit the Frog attempts to demonstrate "between" with two poles, which are actually mops held by Grover and Herry.
(EKA: Episode 0268)
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Film
A gymnast demonstrates "between".
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Cartoon
Only one of the two footprints can belong.
EBFan
Muppets
Ernie and Bert: Bert is trying to write a letter to Mr. Rogers, but finds it difficult when Ernie operates his electric fan right next to him. Bert blows up at Ernie and says he is "hot and bothered," and Ernie has just the thing for that: more cool air.
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Film
Kids narrate a tortilla contest in English and Spanish.
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Muppets
Muppet & Kid Moments: Cookie Monster and Genelle count to 20.
(EKA: Episode 0328)
0573d
Cartoon
C - Cake (repeat)
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Film
Raposo: Pottery
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Cartoon
A man doubts a carpenter's knowledge of the saw.
Awardu
Cartoon
An award for "U"
Animation by Cliff Roberts
(EKA: Episode 0054)
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Muppets
Muppet & Kid Moments: Kermit talks with Chris about teaching his little sister Stephanie to talk. Chris practices the alphabet.
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SCENE 6
Gordon helps the kids run through the barrels, while David announces the sponsors.

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