Sesame Street
David and Luis swap jobs
Air date January 22, 1974
Season Season 5 (1973-1974)
Sponsors N, P, 4
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Luis gives David back his toaster after fixing it, but it burns the bread when David slides it in. The two get into a heated argument about it, and then decide to switch jobs.
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Cartoon Elephants have 4 legs.
(First: Episode 0560)
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SCENE 2 Luis is now running Hooper's Store, where a Muppet kid asks for a hamburger, another kid asks for a sandwich, and Susan asks for a cup of coffee. He accidentally gives them the wrong orders, then puts ketchup in the coffee and sugar on the burger, driving the customers away - but attracting Oscar.
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Cartoon A man sees if a carpenter knows how to measure with a ruler.
(First: Episode 0513)
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Cartoon P is for Puppy
(First: Episode 0199)
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SCENE 3 Meanwhile, at the Fix-it Shop, David simultaneously tries to fix Bob’s radio and Big Bird’s clock.
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Cartoon Donnie Budd counts four lions.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0300)
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Muppets The Count extinguishes electric candles by counting them with his finger. As he heads up the stairs for bed, he steps on Fatatita. He also tells his wolf Yuba to run and play with his friends.
(First: Episode 0545)
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SCENE 4 David and Luis agree with each other that they should go back to their old jobs.
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Cartoon P for Pack
(First: Episode 0504)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie and Bert have pizza and grape juice. Bert complains that Ernie has more of each, so Ernie tries to make it even by eating some of his pizza and drinking some of his grape juice, but then Bert has more. And so on.
(First: Episode 0256)
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Cartoon A short poem about a pirate and his puppy demonstrate the letter P.
(First: Episode 0057)
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Film A film shows parts of a flower.
Music: Vivaldi's Concerto for lute, 2 violins and continuo in D Major II - Largo
(First: Episode 0008)
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SCENE 5 Susan asks Oscar to find some happy faces in the pattern of the new curtains. When he finds them, Oscar tells Susan to look for a sad face (indicating himself).
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Film Counting 11 eggs and one cookie.
(First: Episode 0002)
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Muppets Ernie counts out eleven cookies and one egg. Cookie Monster eats the cookies- and then the egg.
(First: Episode 0054)
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Cartoon Do you know what it's like to be scared?
(First: Episode 0547)
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Cast Bob almost gives Eva his balloon, but it floats away. He then wonders what it would be like to fly in a balloon, and sings "Up, Up and Away."
(First: Episode 0005)
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Cartoon A man uses drinking glasses on his eyes and pours water over his seeing glasses.
(First: Episode 0485)
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Film Four Song (Song of Four)
(First: Episode 0006)
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Cartoon King Minus and the Disappearing Dragons
(First: Episode 0345)
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Muppets Story: "The Geefle and the Gonk"
The Geefle and the Gonk, two aliens, learn how to cooperate and gather nectarines together.
(First: Episode 0452)
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Cartoon A letter "P" sits on an island before a rotating sunset. The ridges of the letter "P" moves along the letter and flash in different colors.
(First: Episode 0452)
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Film A boy paints a picture of a porcupine on glass.
(First: Episode 0064)
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SCENE 6 Susan and the kids play a “Three of These Things” game with newspapers, one of which Oscar is reading.
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Cartoon Simple Simon meets some strange-looking animals, all of whom have their parts switched around.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0540)
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Cast Wally and Ralph have to figure out which of two cans has peaches and which one has spaghetti. The pictures on the cans should be enough help, but aren't.
(First: Episode 0375)
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Cartoon P is for Puddle
(First: Episode 0452)
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Film A girl gets a pair of earrings, intercut with shots of other people's earrings.
(First: Episode 0422)
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Cartoon A janitor sweeps up his own footprints the wrong way, then the right way. Just then, a giant centipede leaves tracks all over the floor.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0247)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Touch and Feel."
(First: Episode 0252)
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Muppets Ernie is a coach for his baseball team of three balls. In front of him are three small caps and a huge cap. Each of the balls tries on the big cap and gets completely covered up. Ernie puts the small caps on them, and they're ready to start. As Ernie wonders where that huge cap came from, a basketball named Big Bill (captain of the opposing team) bounces in, demanding his cap back. Ernie ends up postponing the game once he sees the competition.
(First: Episode 0478)
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Cartoon An N-terview with an N
Artist: John Paratore
(First: Episode 0131)
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Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Fish swim around.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0284)
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Muppets Four Anything Muppet cheerleaders give four big cheers for the number 4.
Spanish soundtrack
(First: Episode 0368)
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Cartoon Willie Wimple: Land Pollution (litter).
(First: Episode 0527)
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Film Sesame Street Animal Films: A turtle swims in a tank.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0283)
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Celebrity Actor James Earl Jones recites the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0002)
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Cartoon The more a man inflates a balloon with a tire pump, the less room he has.
Artist: Bob Kurtz
(First: Episode 0294)
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SCENE 7 The sponsors are announced.


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