Sesame Street
Air date February 18, 1974
Season Season 5 (1973-1974)
Sponsors B, Y, 12
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Susan and Gordon walk down Sesame Street with their arms around each other, staring into one another's eyes lovingly. Luis says hello when they pass by, but they don't even notice him. He looks at the camera and says, "Amor".
Rocketfallsover
Cartoon Rocket countdown: The rocket falls over.
(First: Episode 0018)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird puts his arm around a kid to give them a hug. In voiceover, Luis says, "Amor".
Rocketblowsup
Cartoon Rocket countdown: The rocket blows up in a shower of soot.
(First: Episode 0018)
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SCENE 3 Gordon drops some trash near Oscar's trash can and Oscar the Grouch pours it over his head with glee. Gordon points at Oscar and says, "Amor".
Rocketcountdowntakeoff
Cartoon Rocket countdown: The announcer blasts off.
(First: Episode 0018)
Cookiema
Muppets Cookie Monster explains that "Amor" means love, and he loves cookies.
1709q
Film David narrates some films showing the homes of animals.
(First: Episode 0452)
Song.pigeon
Muppets Bert sings "Doin' the Pigeon".
(First: Episode 0536)
Stolen bathtub clues
Film A police officer follows clues that lead to a bathtub stolen by a gorilla.
(EKA: Episode 0491)
1708g
Cartoon A boy talks about his pet letter Y, named Yetta.
(First: Episode 0443)
Air
Muppets Lefty the Salesman sells Ernie some air, but when Ernie waves to Bert, wanting to show it to him, he drops it. According to Bert (who didn't know what Ernie had), "It couldn't have vanished into thin air." But Ernie sobs, "Yes, it could, Bert! It could!"
(First: Episode 0118)
Shadowpuppetdog
Film A man makes a shadow puppet of a dog.
Kermitsletterlecture
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit tries to present a lecture about the letter B, but Cookie Monster eats the bottom of the B and turns it into an R. Kermit talks about the R, but then Cookie Monster snacks some more, and makes it a P. Kermit tries to go on, but the monster keeps eating, making it into an F, and then an I, and then nothing at all. Kermit chides Cookie Monster for ruining his lesson. Cookie Monster gives Kermit a kiss, then exits.
(First: Episode 0006)
2598-Munch
Transition "All right, now that you've eaten everything in sight, would you mind telling me what you plan to have for dessert?"
(First: Episode 0006)
Muppets bigandsmall
Muppets A group of Muppets (including Herry Monster) split into two separate teams for a game based on whether they have letters or numbers printed on their shirts. However, one of the small ones points out that they've split into one team of big players and one team of small players. They eventually agree to play Tiddly-Winks.
(First: Episode 0298)
ShadowParrot
Film A man makes a shadow puppet of a parrot.
Noimage
VTR Fractured "B" (1:19)
(First: Episode 0498)
Toon.Butterfly
Cartoon Speech Balloon: B - Butterfly
(First: Episode 0006)
RFES-HighLow
Muppets Roosevelt Franklin Elementary School: Roosevelt Franklin demonstrates high and low.
(First: Episode 0535)
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SCENE 4 It's getting colder and dark on Sesame Street, and Big Bird is looking for some company as the day winds down. He asks Luis to come over and watch Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, and knocks on Oscar's can to play, but they're both busy. Big Bird hangs his head low as he walks home when he bumps into Susan and Gordon on their way back from the grocery store. They bought twenty pounds of sunflower seeds and have planned to have Big Bird over for dinner.
TwoSeaCreatures
Cartoon I Thought a Thought ... about small things. A man thinks about small things, and lists them. A sea monster thinks it is small, especially when compared to its father!
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0241)
Ladybugpicnic
Cartoon "Ladybugs' Picnic"
(First: Episode 0416)
Toon-ElephantDrawing
Cartoon Children describe how to draw an elephant.
(First: Episode 0052)
Cookiecoat
Muppets Tony tends to an Anything Muppet shopping for a fur coat who ends up wearing a monster (Cookie Monster, to be exact).
(First: Episode 0145)
Bearbicycle
Cartoon B is for bear, bicycle, bump, branch, and bee.
(First: Episode 0008)
Bisforbubble
Song "B is for Bubble."
(First: Episode 0008)
SSNews.MissMuffet
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit meets Little Miss Muffet, who sits on her water bed, eats crunchy granola, and is not afraid of the spider, who ends up chasing Kermit away.
Pelicans
Film Swimming and flying pelicans.
(First: Episode 0322)
PsychABC
Cartoon Psychedelic alphabet
(First: Episode 0345)
Song.Lookatthis01

Song.Lookatthis02
Film Joe Raposo sings "Look at This" over footage of something ... can you guess what it is?
(First: Episode 0514)
PIYN-0106
Muppets Bob and the Anything Muppets sing "The People in Your Neighborhood": Dentist and Bus Driver.
(First: Episode 0106)
Ice cream top of cone
Animation A scoop of ice cream makes its way to the top of a cone.
(First: Episode 0505)
Count-candles
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)
Noimage
Film (LA) Bridges (1:04)
2096c
Muppets Cookie Monster sounds out the word FOOD, then eats it.
SpeechBalloonBBug
Cartoon Speech Balloon: B - Bug
(First: Episode 0137)
1845t
Cartoon A boxer explains the letter "B". (Spanish remake)
(EKA: Episode 0355)
Erniebeforeafter
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie wants to have some cookies. Bert asks Ernie if he knows what "before" means, and Ernie demonstrates by saying that before he can have a cookie, he has to open the lid to a cookie jar, and after he closes the lid, he eats the cookie. He demonstrates a few times, until he loses his appetite for dinner.
(First: Episode 0007)
1451-Roof
Animation A roof finds its way to the top of a house.
(First: Episode 0505)
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SCENE 5 Big Bird leaves dinner at Susan and Gordon's and hears a conga drum coming from the Fix-It Shop. Luis is practicing for his rehearsal later tonight with his band, Las Bordegas. Big Bird notes how good he is, and Luis tells him that you get good at doing something by practicing it.
12birds
Cartoon A mother bird brings her babies a huge number 12.
(First: Episode 0493)
Rocketwater
Cartoon Rocket countdown: The rocket shoots water.
(First: Episode 0022)
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SCENE 6 Big Bird is in his nest practicing hammering, but Luis tells him it's too late and that he'll wake everyone up. When Big Bird agrees not to hammer anymore, he starts up his buzz saw. From off camera, the neighborhood starts shouting "shut up!" and asking "who's the idiot with the saw?" Big Bird has slippers, alarm clocks, cans, and shoes thrown at him as the sponsors are announced.


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