Sesame Street
Air date January 28, 1974
Season Season 5 (1973-1974)
Written by Joseph Bailey[1]
Sponsors V, X, 8
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 At the Fix-it Shop, Luis is swamped with things to fix: Gordon and Susan's TV, two radios, an iron, Big Bird's toaster, etc. He decides to imagine that he's relaxing on a desert island, but even in his imagination, his customers catch up with him.
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Muppets "The ET Family Song"
(First: Episode 0139)
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Cartoon Brand X
(First: Episode 0299)
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Cartoon The great Alphonso and his trained X's
(First: Episode 0299)
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Cast Gordon and Luis cooperate to get an apple out of a tree.
(First: Episode 0508)
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Cartoon The Story of Cowboy X, with the voices of Jean Shepherd
(First: Episode 0325)
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Cartoon "Poverty X": A peanut-shaped figure lists the words that the letter "X" can be found in.
(First: Episode 0006)
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SCENE 2 At Hooper's Store, David boasts that his football team just recruited a really “big guy”. Big Bird doubts this “big guy” is as big as Mr. Snuffleupagus, so David loans him a scale to prove how much Snuffy weighs.
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Cartoon Jazz #8
(First: Episode 0016)
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SCENE 3 With the scale, Big Bird weighs a bag of birdseed and finds that it's four pounds. Snuffy tries to get onto the scale, but ends up flattening it.
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Cartoon "Candy Man"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0359)
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SCENE 4 Big Bird brings back David's scale, which is flat as a pancake. Luis wonders how that happened.
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Song "Eight Song (Song of Eight)
(First: Episode 0016)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — Ernie and Bert go to bed, but they hear water dripping. Bert asks Ernie to do something about the sound, so Ernie puts the radio on to drown out the dripping sound. But that doesn't work, so Ernie also turns on the vacuum cleaner. When Bert finally gets the vacuum cleaner, the radio, and the water off, he finally can go to sleep...until he hears Ernie snoring.
(First: Episode 0131)
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Cartoon Four people cooperate building a table.
(First: Episode 0537)
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Cartoon A girl runs home to her CASA.
(First: Episode 0503)
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Cartoon A man makes a CASA for both him and his dog, who then makes a CASA for a bird.
(First: Episode 0561)
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Cartoon The Villain in the Panama Hat (V)
(First: Episode 0507)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: V for Violin
A musician plays a violin, which instantly breaks.
(First: Episode 0052)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie stacks cups and saucers in order to count them, making Bert quite nervous. Luckily, they're glued together.
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Cartoon Miss Fortune makes guesses about a dog.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0483)
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Cartoon I Thought a Thought ... about circles.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0247)
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit interviews a servant who tells him that the queen wants to test the maiden by placing a cookie under the mattresses to see if she can feel it. The "princess" (Cookie Monster) lies down, feels something, then devours the mattresses.
(First: Episode 0417)
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SCENE 5 Gordon gives Susan a kiss, then displays the word “beso”.
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Film Seals make noise.
(First: Episode 0279)
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SCENE 5
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Susan gives Big Bird a kiss, then displays the word “beso”.
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Film A pride of lions feasts on an animal carcass.
(First: Episode 0407)
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SCENE 5
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Big Bird gives Snuffy a kiss, then displays the word “beso”.
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Film A kid narrates footage of a termite colony.
(First: Episode 0408)
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SCENE 5
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Snuffy gives Luis a beso from outside the Fix-it Shop.
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Everybody Sleeps."
(First: Episode 0406)
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SCENE 5
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In a romantic setting, Luis nearly gives a beso to someone in a blonde wig - Oscar!
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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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Cartoon What if I looked like George Washington...
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Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit talks about the word "in," and the monster (an early version of Grover) wants to help him teach. Kermit has a big box that he wants the monster to get inside, but he can't seem to grasp the concept of IN... he gets beside the box, on the box, and under the box. Finally, he reveals why he can't get in the box: because "Fred" is already inside it!
(First: Episode 0056)
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Film A film of two kids and a goat riding a turtle at a petting zoo is narrated in English and Spanish.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0486)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — Ernie tries to put a pot on Bert's head. Bert asks Ernie why he's doing that, and Ernie says that he broke a cookie jar. Ernie has to put the cookies somewhere, so he put them in the sugar bowl – and put the sugar in the flowerpot, which meant that he had to put the flower in a milk bottle. He put the milk in the soda bottle, and the soda into the fishbowl, and the fish in Bert's cowboy hat. Bert asks, "Now what am I gonna wear when I wanna play cowboy?" Ernie puts the pot on Bert's head and says, "Ride 'em, cowboy, Bert!"
(First: Episode 0305)
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Film A girl gets on, in, and under a blanket in a park.
(First: Episode 0406)
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Cast David and Maria demonstrate "on" and "under" in the arbor. David goes to get some sandwiches, leaving Maria floating in the air.
(First: Episode 0557)
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Film Scuba diver - on, into, under, through, around
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0516)
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Film The Alphabet Dancers make a letter X.
(First: Episode 0456)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentErnie, Bert and Shola talk about the letter X.
(First: Episode 0560)
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Cartoon Jazz #8 (repeat)
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SCENE 6 The sponsors are announced.

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