Sesame Street
Air date April 5, 1974
Season Season 5 (1973-1974)
Sponsors P, R, 2
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Susan tells Bob, Luis and Gordon what she heard from Big Bird: he couldn’t see when he was very young. They all assume he had a troubled childhood because of that, so they visit him. Big Bird shows them his family album, and finally reveals why he couldn’t see when he was young: he hadn’t come out of his egg yet.
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Muppets Cookie Monster and Ernie: Ernie and Cookie Monster discuss hope. Ernie has something in a brown paper bag, and asks Cookie Monster what he hopes it is. Cookie Monster hopes that it is a cookie. It turns out that Ernie has ten cookies in the bag.
(First: Episode 0233)
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Cartoon A man explains the letter R with a radio. Once he starts singing, the radio decides to turn him off by tweaking his nose.
(First: Episode 0011)
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Cartoon A woman fixes her car by putting a letter r under the hood, and it goes "Rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!"
(First: Episode 0410)
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Muppets Farley goes to the hat shop. (long take)
(First: Episode 0244)
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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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Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Seahorse
(First: Episode 0183)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird builds a model of himself and calls it "ME."
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Muppets Grover and the letter R, which ROLLS, ROCKS, RUNS, and ROCKETS.
(First: Episode 0194)
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Film Kids narrate a film about where you get ice cream: from the cow, to the factory, to the ice cream shoppe.
(First: Episode 0168)
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Cartoon The word EXIT walks out of the room.
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Muppets Bob and the Anything Muppets sing "The People in Your Neighborhood": Fireman and Postman.
(First: Episode 0023)
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Cartoon Christopher Clumsy jumps over a hole and says that he fooled the viewer. He then walks into a wall.
(First: Episode 0439)
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Cartoon P is for Puddle
(First: Episode 0452)
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Cartoon Christopher Clumsy jumps over a hole, and falls into another hole.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0439)
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Muppets Caveman Days: EXIT sign
(First: Episode 0300)
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Film The Mad Painter #2
(First: Episode 0309)
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Cartoon Train #2
(First: Episode 0353)
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SCENE 3 At Hooper's Store, Bob and Susan play a “Here Are Some Things” game with pictures of fruit.
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Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Green Tree Snake
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0285)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie says that he has "flying fingers," and tries to find ten different things that his fingers can do.
(First: Episode 0617)
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Cartoon I've Got a Mind: Bird
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0269)
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Film Some kids watch a silent film featuring a lady in a burning house. They instruct her to "go to the EXIT!"
(First: Episode 0536)
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Celebrity Bill Cosby plays twins who recite the alphabet together.
(First: Episode 0131)
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Muppets A boy watches a circle around him get bigger and smaller.
(First: Episode 0285)
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Film "Doll House"
(First: Episode 0131)
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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)
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Muppets Two Anything Muppets sing "Me" in both English and Spanish.
(First: Episode 0372)
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Cartoon A letter "P" sits on an island before a rotating sunset. The ridges of the letter "P" moves along the letter and flash in different colors.
(First: Episode 0452)
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Cartoon A man teaches his dog Rover how to read the word SIT.
(First: Episode 0304)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentErnie, Bert, and Shola demonstrate "big," "small," "smaller, and "smallest" with four balls.
(First: Episode 0544)
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Insert Susan sings “Believe in Yourself” to the kids.
(First: Episode 0552)
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Cast Wally and Ralph: Wally borrows a pencil from Ralph, but he writes using the wrong end.
(First: Episode 0360)
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Animation A dune buggy is assembled.
(First: Episode 0506)
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Cast The cast puts together a fractured letter R.
(First: Episode 0531)
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Cartoon Things say that other things are small, but then something comes along that's bigger, or smaller, or whatever.
(First: Episode 0320)
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Muppets Ernie and Cookie Monster note that they're the same in a lot of ways, and then become paranoid that they can't tell each other apart. An Anything Muppet tells them how they are different, which relieves them of their stress.
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Film Two birds
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0295)
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SCENE 4 Oscar digs up his book of Grouch poems, and reads one with a lot of words that rhyme with “trash”.
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Film Letter R hoist
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0315)
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Animation Sand R/r
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Cartoon Train #2 (repeat)
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SCENE 5 The sponsors are announced and the credits roll.


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