Sesame Street
Air date March 15, 1974
Season Season 5 (1973-1974)
Sponsors K, M, 9
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Big Bird initiates a rhyming game with the cast, rhyming the word "hello." Oscar wants no part in this, but accidentally makes some rhymes anyhow.
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Cartoon The story of an old woman who lived in a nine.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0512)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie is sad, because it's raining and he can't play baseball. Bert encourages him to imagine that he's playing instead. In Ernie's imagination, he hits a high fly ball that lands in the ocean. Bert tells Ernie that the sun is out, and he can go out and play now. Ernie says that he can't play -- his ball fell in the ocean.
(First: Episode 0410)
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Film Nine Song (Song of Nine)
(First: Episode 0016)
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Muppets An Anything Muppet man arrives at a gas station, hoping to be filled in a short time. Instead, his car takes a long time to fill while the attendant fills other cars in a short time.
(First: Episode 0540)
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Film Things that start with M
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SCENE 2 Big Bird discovers Mr. Macintosh's produce cart left unattended. He imagines what might have happened, such as Mr. Mac was invited to play stickball or at worst, he chased after a thief (Bob) who's stolen from him. Big Bird sees Mr. Mac coming outside with Susan and offers to help catch the thief with him. Mr. Mac explains he was merely making a delivery to Susan, but he rewards Big Bird with a free apple for watching his cart.
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Cartoon M for mouse, mud, and mother
(First: Episode 0073)
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Muppets OPEN the Door: Part 1: Harvey Kneeslapper hangs an "OPEN" sign on a closet and has filled it with so many toys that when somebody opens it, all of the toys in the closet will fall on that person. A girl opens the closet, but none of the toys fall out. When Harvey opens it after she leaves, they fall all over him.
(First: Episode 0552)
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Cartoon M is for Marvelous Martha
(First: Episode 0013)
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Muppets OPEN the Door: Part 2: Harvey has refilled the closet. A boy tries to open it, but the door is stuck. When the boy has left, Harvey opens the closet, and the toys land on him again.
(First: Episode 0552)
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Cartoon Today's Secret Drawing: the letter M
(First: Episode 0131)
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Muppets OPEN the Door: Part 3: Harvey has refilled the closet again. The boy and girl come by again and open the door. Instead of toys falling, the closet leads to another place. After the two of them have gone through and closed the door behind them, Harvey opens the closet, and the toys fall on him.
(First: Episode 0552)
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Film Various objects become OPEN.
(First: Episode 0442)
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Animation Sand M/m
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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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Animation Marco had a flower. When it wilted, he called his grandpa and told him exactly what the flower looked like. Grandpa told him to water the flower, and it grew again.
(First: Episode 0555)
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Muppets "M-M-M Monster Meal"
(First: Episode 0380)
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Cartoon La letra M es para Miguel, musica, mariposa, marinero, molino, marciano, maroma y mono
(EKA: Episode 0516)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie is thirsty, and imagines that he's drinking nice cold water. Irritated, Bert tells him to go get a real glass of water. Ernie does, but then he annoys Bert by saying that now he's hungry.
(First: Episode 0459)
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SCENE 3 Big Bird recites a poem to introduce the number 9.
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Cast No matter how you arrange these nine people, they're still nine people.
(First: Episode 0413)
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Film Knock knock. Who's there? The woodpecker!
(First: Episode 0437)
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Cast Maria and David find two sets of sacks, which have incorrect numerical labels.
(First: Episode 0505)
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Song "Hello, Scale," a film about measuring weight.
(First: Episode 0578)
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Muppets The Twiddlebugs try to figure out how to get to the zoo. They notice it's too far to walk, swim, or fly. Then they notice their Twiddle-car.
(First: Episode 0603)
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Cartoon "Alphabet Imagination": A female voice quickly recites the alphabet followed by a male voice narrating each letter in a series of psychedelic vignettes.
(First: Episode 0345)
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Film Elephants in the zoo.
(First: Episode 0283)
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SCENE 4 Bob sings the "Sorting Song" using faces with beards and mustaches.
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Muppets Cookie Monster Uses Ernie's Phone part 1: Ernie expects a call from Bert, but lets Cookie Monster make a phone call to his mommy, provided it's short. He proceeds to tell her about show and tell at school.
(First: Episode 0064)
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Film A young baboon sits on the back of their parent as they cross the plain.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0299)
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Muppets Cookie Monster Uses Ernie's Phone part 2: Cookie Monster tells his mommy about jumping rope after school and counts the jumps he made.
(First: Episode 0064)
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Cartoon I thought a thought ... about circles. (Spanish version)
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0434)
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Muppets Cookie Monster Uses Ernie's Phone part 3: Cookie Monster has counted up to 4,614 by now and asks how his brother Fred is. Ernie offers him a box of cookies to get off the phone.
(First: Episode 0064)
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Cartoon "K" - Kangaroo - A man (voiced by Gary Owens) explains what a kangaroo is, and ends up in the pouch of one.
(First: Episode 0141)
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Muppets Cookie Monster Uses Ernie's Phone part 4: Cookie Monster finally gets off the phone, and then eats it. When Bert calls, Ernie has to talk to him through Cookie Monster's mouth.
(First: Episode 0064)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: K - Key
(First: Episode 0040)
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Film A flower opens and closes.
(First: Episode 0441)
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Celebrity Lucky Peterson sings "One, Two, Three."
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Film Nine Song (Song of Nine) (repeat)
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Film At a fiesta, a group of kids try to break through a piñata.
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Cartoon M for mouse, mud, and mother (repeat)
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SCENE 5 Goodbye



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