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Sesame Street
Air date January 11, 1974
Season Season 5 (1973-1974)
Sponsors B, Y, 8
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.

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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Today, everyone on Sesame Street is dressed like The Count, who teaches them how to say โ€œGreetingsโ€ and laugh like him. He counts 8 counts, including himself.
Muppets Old West: Five good men are needed to form a posse and catch Bad Bart, the meanest man in the West. The sheriff counts five men in the saloon, and tries to organize them. But it turns out that there are only four good men -- one of them is Bad Bart!
(First: Episode 0554)
Cartoon B is for bear, bicycle, bump, branch and bee.
(First: Episode 0008)

Film Joe Raposo sings "Look at This" over footage of something ... can you guess what it is?
(First: Episode 0514)
Animation Drawing a chicken (child V/O in English and Spanish)
(First: Episode 0451)
Film The Mad Painter #8
(First: Episode 0326)
Cartoon "Candy Man"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0359)
Muppets Ernie finds an apple on a brick wall, and wants to know who it belongs to. Sherlock Hemlock helps solve the mystery, and realizes that Ernie has a brown paper bag with a hole at the bottom, and that Ernie had an apple in the bag, therefore the apple belongs to Ernie.
(First: Episode 0137)
Cartoon Tiger likes going to school.
(First: Episode 0549)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment โ€” Big Bird tells Shola that he's been having some trouble figuring out big and little. Shola says that she's little and Big Bird is big. Big Bird says, "Oh! That must be why they call me Big Bird." Shola answers, "Yeah! You're Big Bird. I'm Shola."
(First: Episode 0306)
Cartoon A boy talks about his pet letter Y, named Yetta.
(First: Episode 0443)
SCENE 2 Nurse Susan argues with Oscar about getting his booster shot. He rants to Luis about it, while she quietly gives him the shot.
Cartoon Jazz #8
(First: Episode 0016)
Film A lowercase b floats by some boats.
(First: Episode 0471)
Muppets Anything Muppets sing "How Do You Get From Here to There?"
(First: Episode 0374)
Cartoon Things say that other things are small, but then something comes along that's bigger, or smaller, or whatever.
(First: Episode 0320)
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Muppets / Celebrity Lena Horne and the Anything Muppets sing an upbeat version of "The Alphabet Song."
Cartoon I've Got a Mind: Fish
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0195)
Muppets Lefty wants to sell Ernie a snowman, but it starts to melt, growing smaller and smaller.
(First: Episode 0368)
Cartoon An elephant and a bear try to cross a bridge to deliver their packages, but they're in each other's way.
Voices: Hal Smith
(First: Episode 0538)
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Cast Maria, Gordon, and Luis assemble a fractured uppercase B.
(First: Episode 0498)
Film Kids paint pictures of things that start with B.
(First: Episode 0008)
SCENE 3 As Big Bird sleeps in a chair, a telestrator draws tied ropes on his body parts as kids identify them in voiceover. Bob encounters Big Bird when he wakes up, but doesnโ€™t see the ropes.
Muppets The Count sings "The Song of the Count."
(First: Episode 0469)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: B for Bug
(First: Episode 0137)
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Film Sesame Street Animal Films: A mandrill carries her young.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0039)
Cartoon Drawing a kite that turns into a fish (w/ child voiceover).
(First: Episode 0222)
SCENE 4 The kids alert Big Bird that thereโ€™s a plane in the sky. Big Bird thinks itโ€™s a submarine and looks down instead. Finally he looks up and sees Alphabet Sally, skywriting the letter B. He wonders how she got her submarine into the sky.
Muppets Ernie & Bert โ€” Ernie has gone shopping -- buying bread for himself, and peanut butter for Bert. They realize that it's dull to eat what they have separately, and they decide to cooperate, so they can each have a peanut butter sandwich.
(First: Episode 0279)
Cartoon Drawing a kite that turns into a fish (w/ child voiceover in Spanish).
(First: Episode 0277)
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Animation A scoop of ice cream makes its way to the top of a cone.
(First: Episode 0505)
Film Sesame Street Animal Films: A film of camels eating.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0388)
Cartoon "Candy Man" (repeat)
SCENE 5 At the Fix-it Shop, Big Bird asks Luis to help him hook up his banana phone. Luis reluctantly attaches a banana to the phone cord, and it actually rings.
Muppets Cookie Monster and Ernie: Ernie and Cookie Monster discuss hope. Ernie has something in a brown paper bag, and asks Cookie Monster what he hopes it is. Cookie Monster hopes that it is a cookie. It turns out that Ernie has ten cookies in the bag.
(First: Episode 0233)
Cartoon Jazz #8 (repeat)
Film Kids play in the snow.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0292)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment โ€” Grover and John-John count to 20.
(First: Episode 0476)
Animation A roof finds its way to the top of a house.
(First: Episode 0505)
Film A turtle walks slowly.
Music: "Funeral March of a Marionette" by Charles Gounod
(First: Episode 0281)
Muppets A boy watches a circle around him get bigger and smaller.
(First: Episode 0285)
SCENE 6 Luis plays a Spanish โ€œThree of These Thingsโ€ game with three straw hats and one felt hat.
Cartoon Speech Balloon: B for Butterfly
(First: Episode 0006)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment โ€” Ernie, Bert, and Shola demonstrate "big," "small," "smaller, and "smallest" with four balls.
(First: Episode 0544)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #3: Last dot shows up early
(First: Episode 0001)
Muppets Two Anything Muppets sing "Me" in both English and Spanish.
(First: Episode 0372)
SCENE 7 The sponsors are announced and the credits roll.

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