Sesame Street
Air date March 21, 1974
Season Season 5 (1973-1974)
Sponsors C, U, 3
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Big Bird encounters Bob and Maria, arguing over whose turn it is to use the clothesline today. They decide to split it half-and-half, when Big Bird cuts it in half with scissors.
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Muppets Ernie & BertBert asks Ernie to share a banana with him. Ernie gets the inside of the banana, and gives Bert the peel.
(First: Episode 0464)
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Cartoon An elephant and a bear try to cross a bridge to deliver their packages, but they're in each other's way.
Voices: Hal Smith
(First: Episode 0538)
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Cartoon What if an anteater had the features of a giraffe?
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0422)
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Cartoon A girl imagines herself as a car that rescues fire victims.
(First: Episode 0513)
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Muppets Cookie Monster introduces the word "AMOR".
(First: Episode 0601)
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SCENE 2 Luis points Oscar to the word AMOR, which is Spanish for “love”. Luis explains what it means, and Oscar wipes the word off the screen.
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Muppets / Celebrity Lena Horne and the Anything Muppets sing an upbeat version of "The Alphabet Song."
(First: Episode 0575)
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Film C is for cars on the highway.
(First: Episode 0469)
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Cartoon C - Cake
(First: Episode 0153)
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Muppets Monsters, including an early Grover, Cookie Monster and Beautiful Day Monster, pass on the message, "See." The wide shot reveals that the monsters were whispering about the Letter C.
(First: Episode 0089)
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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)
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Muppets Caveperson Days: King Ernie has a problem -- the cavemen write everything on rocks, which are too heavy to carry around. He calls upon the Royal Smart Person to invent something lighter to write on.
(First: Episode 0409)
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Cartoon "Jazz #3"
(First: Episode 0002)
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Cartoon Donnie Budd sings about three trios of animals who live on a fat lady's lap.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0299)
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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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Animation A puzzle of a wheel is put together.
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Animation A puzzle of a turtle is put together.
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Cartoon A picture of a girl playing a guitar is drawn as off-screen kids (speaking English and Spanish) try to guess what the drawing will be.
(First: Episode 0406)
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Cartoon A fat man and a small man demonstrate top and bottom.
(First: Episode 0525)
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Cast A voiceover instructs Maria as Chaplin where to put the shirts and the towels.
(First: Episode 0541)
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Film Sesame Street Animal Films: A widow bird flies from one tree to another.
(First: Episode 0391)
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Cartoon A circle becomes a clock, balloon, sun, etc.
(First: Episode 0358)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Eating" while animals eat.
(First: Episode 0106)
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Muppets Waiter Grover: Mr. Johnson orders bacon and eggs, but he can't decide how many of each he wants. Mr. Johnson says that Grover takes too long and asks for two hot dogs and two pickles for lunch. Grover then throws a tantrum in the kitchen.
(First: Episode 0408)
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Cartoon Ten little Greeblies (bug-like creatures) keep getting separated by their group, teaching a lesson in counting backwards.
(First: Episode 0006)
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Muppets The Count's bats are upset; he always gets to count, but the bats don't. The Count decides to let the bats count all of the Counts, while the Count counts all the bats... but there's only one Count.
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Cartoon Sally the Spider skates with different combinations of her legs.
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Film Luis announces "And now, the octopus!"
Music: "Pomp and Circumstance"
(First: Episode 0291)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit the Frog, Shola and Fannie have just finished watching the previous film. Shola hugs Kermit, and he comments, "She learned a lot from the octopus ... how to squeeze!"
(First: Episode 0534)
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Animation Sand C/c
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: C - Cap
(First: Episode 0154)
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Muppets "How Do You Do" (Grover and Lena Horne)
(First: Episode 0536)
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SCENE 3 Big Bird waits for Maria to find a magazine he wants to borrow. While he waits, he turns on the TV and sees a nature program, “Animals of Distinction”. The showcased animal is none other than … Mr. Snuffleupagus! Every time Big Bird calls Maria over to see Snuffy on TV, the program switches to the on-screen narrator.
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Film Marching Band #3
(First: Episode 0517)
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Song "Three is My Favorite Number"
(First: Episode 0429)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: U for UP
(First: Episode 0624)
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Cast "Sluggo the Great" (David) puts on his baseball gear, but isn't sure which body parts to put them on.
(First: Episode 0492)
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Cartoon Capital letter U for up
(First: Episode 0416)
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Film The Great Chango, man of one thousand costumes, puts on outfits of various professions.
(First: Episode 0518)
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SCENE 4 Bob sees a sign on Oscar’s can: “George the Grouch”. Oscar explains that he’s changing his name to George so others will think someone else lives there and not bother him. Instead, they knock on his can and point him to the sign. He changes the sign to “Oscar the Grouch” and waits for someone to bother him, but no one does.
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Cartoon A U train spells the words "unite," "U-turn," "underground," "up," and "universe."
(First: Episode 0624)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #8: Dot can't stop coughing, then leaves
(First: Episode 0295)
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SCENE 5 The sponsors are announced and the credits roll.


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