Sesame Street
Air date January 29, 1974
Season Season 5 (1973-1974)
Sponsors D, Z, 9
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Susan and Mr. Hooper greet the viewer, then greet Linda and the other members of the Little Theater of the Deaf. They look up in the sky and see Alphabet Bates skywrite the letter D (First: Episode 0016). Linda signs a D.
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Film D is a very useful letter -- there are animals, jobs, and hobbies that begin with D.
(First: Episode 0367)
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Cartoon A small man and his assistant Dudley attempt to demonstrate both the capital and lower-case letter D.
(First: Episode 0016)
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Cartoon "Martian Beauty" has nine hairs, nine bows, nine eyes, nine nostrils, nine arms, and nine toes.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0316)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — Bert hears the phone ringing inside a basket and asks Ernie to answer it. Ernie goes through the basket and finds a banana. He pretends it's a phone and gives it to Bert to talk on. Ernie answers the real phone and tells the caller that Bert can't come to the phone because he's talking on the banana.
(First: Episode 0004)
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Film The camera zooms out on an onion as kids guess what it is.
(First: Episode 0357)
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SCENE 2 Oscar sees Linda and David carrying gifts for Karen’s soon-to-be-born baby. Linda has a little hand-knit sweater and David has a mobile, but Oscar would rather give the baby a rusty tin can, a rock, or a torn sneaker. He happens to have a teddy bear in perfect shape, which is more suitable for the baby.
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Cartoon Ralph asks Marvin what would happen if he didn't have a mouth, a nose and ears.
(First: Episode 0468)
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Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit talks about hair. According to Kermit, "Hair is a part of you. It is not a part of me, because I am a frog." He points out that some people have hair on their heads, while others have it on their faces. But if you have hair all over your body -- like Beautiful Day Monster, who emerges brushing himself and singing “A pretty girl is like a melody …” -- then you're a monster!
(First: Episode 0028)
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Film Kids watch a silent movie with a man resting on the train tracks with an oncoming trolley - DANGER!
(First: Episode 0480)
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Cast Bob comes across a DANGER sign next to a frozen pond. Ignoring the sign, he skates on the ice (via pixillation) until it starts to crack. Bob then concedes the sign is there for good reason.
(First: Episode 0279)
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Cartoon Two alpine climbers hike up a letter Z and stake a claim on it.
(First: Episode 0281)
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Muppets Grover sings "Over, Under, Around and Through."
(First: Episode 0258)
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Cast David, Linda, and Luis present the word "OVER" in their own, unique ways. Tim Scanlon appears as an athlete trying to jump over a hurdle.
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Film Close-ups of a tomato are shown, as kids try to guess what it is.
(First: Episode 0389)
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Film "Nine Song (Song of Nine)"
(First: Episode 0016)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentThe Count asks Ingrid to teach him how to count to 20 in Spanish.
(First: Episode 0477)
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Film An osprey flies around.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0293)
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SCENE 3 The LTD counts from 1-20 in sign language.
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Film Counting the circus clowns.
(First: Episode 0501)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie asks Bert to go play in the park with him. When Bert says no, Ernie wonders if he isn't feeling well and starts to examine him.
(First: Episode 0124)
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Cartoon Bolt and Nut show how they work together.
(First: Episode 0569)
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Celebrity Bill Cosby tells his young friends a story that involves "over" and "under". He mixes the words up, and the kids correct him.
(First: Episode 0136)
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Film Joe Raposo: Insects (instrumental w/ kid VO, same music as "Peacock")
(First: Episode 0410)
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Cartoon A boy does an addition problem in his head: 2 + 1 = 3
(First: Episode 0516)
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Muppets Alien Alphabet
(First: Episode 0277)
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Cartoon Christopher Clumsy demonstrates shapes.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0416)
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Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Most animals have two eyes, ears, etc. ... but some snakes have two heads.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0287)
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Cartoon Jazz #9
(First: Episode 0137)
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Animation A dune buggy is assembled.
(First: Episode 0506)
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Animation 2 houses plus 2 equals 4.
(First: Episode 0298)
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Cast David, Linda, and Luis present the word “UNDER” in their own, unique ways. Tim tries to crawl under a pyramid of tin cans, but knocks them over. He restores the pyramid with a reverse-tape edit.
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Film Parts of a clown are shown in close-up as kids guess what it is.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0428)
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Muppets An Anything Muppet boy plays hide-and-seek with three letter Zs, who blend into his porch.
(First: Episode 0200)
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Cartoon A boy does an addition problem in his head: 3 + 1 = 4.
(First: Episode 0516)
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Film Children in a movie theater tell a man on the screen not to open a door that says "DANGER" on it. He opens it, and there's an explosion.
(First: Episode 0526)
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Cast Bob and Mr. Hooper have a dispute over using a sole coat hanger for their coats. They eventually cooperate and put both their coats on the one hanger.
(First: Episode 0282)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: Z for zipper
(First: Episode 0025)
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Film A wheel rolls away from a junkyard. A boy captures it to complete his wagon. (Spanish dub)
(First: Episode 0513)
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Cartoon A horse is drawn as kids guess what it is.
(First: Episode 0377)
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Cast David, Linda, and Luis present the word “THROUGH” in their own, unique ways. Tim tries to go through a hard-to-open door.
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Muppets Kermit's Lectures: To demonstrate "through", Kermit tries to get Cookie Monster to run through a piece of tissue paper. Instead, Cookie offers other alternatives, ultimately choosing to go around it. He helps Kermit with his demonstration by passing the tissue paper through Kermit.
(First: Episode 0289)
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Film Kids identify a squash in close-up.
(First: Episode 0368)
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Muppets Zs come out of Herry Monster's mouth as he snores. (part two)
(First: Episode 0307)
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Film A magnetic crane picks up large pieces of metal.
(First: Episode 0009)
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Cartoon Jazz #9 (repeat)
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SCENE 4 Linda and the LTD sign off and announce the sponsors in sign language.


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