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Sesame Street
Juan moves to Sesame Street; Big Bird helps Susan inflate her bike tire
Air date March 25, 1974
Season Season 5 (1973-1974)
Production February 6, 1974
Sponsors C, Y, 4
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Gordon welcomes the viewer and displays the word TELEPHONE. Oscar displays his latest invention, a Grouchophone. Gordon holds the receiver up to his ear, and gets squirted with water, which makes him grouchy.
CT Wordsworth telephone.jpg
Cartoon A drummer precedes C.T. Wordsworth who presents today's word: TELEPHONE.
(First: Episode 0314)
Insert Cookie Monster explains the purpose of a telephone. Then, Maria and Luis tease Cookie by eating the telephone!
(First: Episode 0562)
Cartoon Boy and the UP balloons
(First: Episode 0364)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment โ€” Herry asks John-John if he knows the difference between up and down.
(First: Episode 0565)
Film George the Farmer demonstrates up/down with two ladders.
(First: Episode 0239)
SCENE 2 Big Bird introduces Luis to Juan, a new kid on the block, who only speaks Spanish. Juan tells Luis that he is self-conscious because he just moved here, and doesnโ€™t know anyone yet. Luis remembers in a flashback when he moved to Sesame Street, and Mr. Hooper invited him into Hooper's Store from the cold. On that day, Luis proved to be a big help translating a Spanish-speaking customerโ€™s phone order. Back in the present, Mr. Hooper asks for Luisโ€™s assistance again.
Cartoon I Thought a Thought ... about big things.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0226)
Muppets The Count sings "The Song of the Count."
(First: Episode 0469)
Cartoon Donnie Budd counts four lions.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0300)
Muppets Ernie & Bert โ€” Bert refuses to share his cookie with Ernie, who tells Bert that if the cookie was his, he wouldn't mind sharing. Ernie takes the cookie, and asks Bert to ask him if he would share it.
(First: Episode 0472)
Cartoon A boy leads his sister up and down a staircase.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0526)
Film A man bounces a ball up the steps, and then it falls down the steps.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0435)
Animation Three lines attempt to individually reach the top of the TV screen, but fail. They succeed after they combine all of their lengths.
(First: Episode 0288)
SCENE 3 Susan encounters Oscar taking care of a baby โ€ฆ a baby rhinoceros.
Film A rhino and her baby
(First: Episode 0408)
Cartoon Y for yawn
(First: Episode 0301)
Yolanda and the Youth 01.jpg

Yolanda and the Youth 02.jpg
Muppets / Cast Bob reads "Yolanda and the Youth", a story about a youth who wins the hand of Princess Yolanda by passing the "Y" test.
(First: Episode 0174)
Animation Sand Y/y
Cartoon Which footprint doesn't belong?
(First: Episode 0509)
Muppets Kermit asks the viewers to play a weather imagination game. First, Kermit imagines it's a warm, sunny day. Then he imagines that it's raining hard. Then he imagines that it's a snowy, windy day.
(First: Episode 0325)
Cartoon A man demonstrates Spanish words that start with the letter Y.
(First: Episode 0470)
Film Four Song (Song of Four)
(First: Episode 0006)
Cast Two kids cooperate on putting on smocks for painting.
(First: Episode 0284)
Elephant toon.jpg
Cartoon Elephants have 4 legs.
(First: Episode 0560)
Muppets Ernie & Bert โ€” Bert has acquired some drums, but he doesn't know how to play them well. Ernie teaches him how to make drum playing exciting.
(First: Episode 0579)
Film Marching Band #4
(First: Episode 0507)
Cartoon A man demonstrates up and down.
Artist: Al Jarnow
(First: Episode 0276)
SCENE 4 Oscar displays shapes to the viewer, asking them if it is the shape of their television screen. He finally holds up a correct one, and puts it on the screen to black it out.
Cartoon A boy talks about his pet letter Y, named Yetta.
(First: Episode 0443)
Celebrity Lou Rawls sings the alphabet song to a group of kids.
(First: Episode 0043)
Film Y, for Yacht
(First: Episode 0471)
Animation A kid's father tells him what can be built out of the wheels and things he found.
(First: Episode 0268)
Film Pizza is made.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0416)
Muppets Cookie Monster goes to the bakery for a special birthday cookie. The baker lists all the ingredients of the cookie, as Cookie visualizes it. The visualized image looks so delicious that he eats it.
(First: Episode 0283)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: C - Cap
(First: Episode 0154)
Film "What if you were magic, and could make things stop just by telling it to, or make it go backwards? Stop! Then you could see what things look like when they're moving. Go forwards! Stop! Well, film is magic, and this is a film, so you can be magic for three minutes. Like this: Go slow, water fountain! Now, you try it."
(First: Episode 0047)
SCENE 5 Big Bird offers to help Susan with her flat bike tire. He tries to inflate it in different ways, but she shows him how a tire pump works.
Cartoon Donnie Budd counts four lions. (repeat)
Dandy David flower pots.jpg
Cast "Dandy David" adds flowers and flower pots.
(First: Episode 0454)
Lazy UP.jpg
Cartoon A man pushes up a lazy UP.
(First: Episode 0316)
Song David sings "I'm Pretty" over a film of fish and other sea creatures.
(First: Episode 0389)
Cartoon C - Cake
(First: Episode 0153)
Film A gymnast demonstrates on and off.
(First: Episode 0526)
Animation A kid's father tells him what can be built out of the wheels and things he found. (Spanish version)
(First: Episode 0277)
Film Counting to 20.
(First: Episode 0421)
SCENE 6 The sponsors are announced.

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