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Sesame Street
Air date February 4, 1974
Season Season 5 (1973-1974)
Sponsors E, G, 2
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.

Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Luis greets the viewer, and introduces the letter G, when he notices Oscar preparing a magic act for Grouch Talent Night. Luis suggests he pull out some G items from his hat, and he pulls out a glove and a guitar. He invites Luis to try pulling something out, but his hand gets stuck in some glue.
Cartoon A goat discusses the letter "G". A man comes by to also talk about G, but rather than point out that "goat" is a G word, he observes the grass. Disgusted, the goat butts the man out of the way.
(First: Episode 0085)
Muppets Grover sings "What Do I Do When I'm Alone?" (alternate take)
(First: Episode 0269)
Cartoon Donnie Budd sings a two-step for pairs of animals.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0342)
SCENE 2 Big Bird encounters nurse Susan taking a kidโ€™s temperature. He thinks the kid has a lollipop, but Susan explains what a thermometer does. Big Bird suddenly panics, assuming heโ€™s going to catch the kidโ€™s cold.
Song Joe Raposo sings "Two is You and Me."
(First: Episode 0375)
Muppets Ernie & Bert โ€” Ernie has a licorice whip that he offers to share with Bert. He divides it in half with a pair of scissors, but then discovers that Bert's half is longer than his. He cuts off a little bit of Bert's half, and eats it. Then he discovers that his own half is longer than Bert's, and that's not fair, so he cuts a bit off of his own, and eats it. Ernie goes back and forth, cutting off more and more, until the licorice whip is gone.
(First: Episode 0461)
Cartoon Poor Solomon Grundy washes a different part of the left side of his body every day, but at the end of the week, "he's still half dirty!"
(First: Episode 0001)
Cartoon "Jazz #2"
(First: Episode 0001)
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit and Grover demonstrate short and long -- Kermit sings and hops for short periods, while Grover does them for long periods. Finally Grover asks if he can do the short thing and Kermit do the long thing. To Grover's detriment, it turns out to be tickling!
(First: Episode 0560)
Film The Mad Painter #2
(First: Episode 0309)
Song Luis sings "Three of These Kids" -- three kids are playing basketball, and one is playing baseball.
(First: Episode 0418)
Cartoon Julius and Jasper: "Why are you holding one leg up in the air, Jasper?" "Because if I hold two legs up in the air, I fall down!"
Animation by Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0406)
Cast Using flowerpots, Luis and Susan blend the word โ€œflowersโ€.
Muppets Lefty's boss tells Lefty the plan for what to do with the Golden AN, which they have just stolen. Lefty is to put it in the tan van and give it to Dan, who will take it to Fran. However, Lefty can't remember the plan very well and has to repeat it, which results in a police officer named Stan hearing the plan and giving him "ten days in the can for stealing the Golden AN."
(First: Episode 0523)
Cast Using their t-shirts, Luis and Bob blend the word โ€œwaterโ€, then get splashed.
Film Things you can carry
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0515)
Cartoon A man explains that the letter E begins both Enter and Exit. Another man named Roy runs through the doors.
(First: Episode 0406)
Cartoon A baby cries whenever he gets a beso.
(First: Episode 0433)
SCENE 3 Bob sits on the steps with the kids and observes that winter is coming. He plays a โ€œThree of These Thingsโ€ game with three mittens and one hat.
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment โ€” Bert & Ingrid count backwards from ten to one.
(First: Episode 0527)
Film A mailman on horseback delivers mail in the Appalachian mountains of Kentucky.
(First: Episode 0493)
Muppets Ernie shows drawings to Bert, and Bert has to guess what happened. Ernie has a drawing of an empty bird cage with an open door (the bird flew away), and a man lying on the ground with a banana peel next to him (he slipped on it). Then, Ernie shows Bert a blank page. The answer to that one is that there was a cow eating grass, but the grass is all eaten now, and the cow went home.
(First: Episode 0030)
Cartoon E for elephant, eagle, everything, and egg.
(First: Episode 0002)
Cartoon The letters in the word BESO kiss each other.
(First: Episode 0433)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment โ€” Ernie, Bert and Shola count fingers.
(First: Episode 0464)
Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Otters in the zoo
(First: Episode 0487)
Cast Gordon builds a model airplane. He looks through his box of parts to find two wings that are the same size. After finding the right wings, the airplane sends him soaring towards the sky.
(First: Episode 0507)
Bates G.jpg
SCENE 4 Susan and the kids look up and see Alphabet Bates skywrite the letter G (First: Episode 0025).
G film.jpg
Film Things that begin with G
(First: Episode 0357)
Gorilla toon2.jpg
Cartoon Speech Balloon: G for Gorilla (in man suit)
(First: Episode 0085)
Wally Ralph toothpaste.jpg
Cast Wally and Ralph navigate a tube of toothpaste.
(First: Episode 0378)
Animation Russian nesting dolls 10-1
(First: Episode 0563)
Cartoon A man sees if a carpenter knows how to measure with a ruler.
(First: Episode 0550)
SCENE 5 Luis and some kids play a guessing game about feelings, while Oscar complains. Luis yells at him to stop complaining, and Oscar points out to the kids that heโ€™s angry.
Film A silent film about an automobile that can be either long or short.
(First: Episode 0521)
Celebrity Burt Lancaster says the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0006)
Cartoon G for goat (repeat)
Film Field of hay (kid voice-overs)
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0504)
Cartoon A black cat chases after a white one, until a white lion steps in.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0255)
Song Joe Raposo sings "New Life."
(First: Episode 0281)
Cartoon Donnie Budd sings a two-step for pairs of animals. (repeat)
Dot Bridge 02 late.jpg
Cartoon Dot Bridge #2: Last dot is late and travels through the others
(First: Episode 0001)
SCENE 6 Sam the Robot fills boxes with frankfurters while David tries to pack them. The sponsors are announced.

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