Sesame Street
Air date April 12, 1974
Season Season 5 (1973-1974)
Directed by Emily Squires
Sponsors D, Z, 7
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Picture Segment Description
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit interviews one of the Three Little Pigs, the one who built a straw house. The Big Bad Wolf comes to blow it down, but the house is actually strong.
(First: Episode 0551)
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SCENE 1 Biff comes to Hooper's Store to buy lots of something: it’s round, white, plastic, and it bounces. Mr. Hooper guesses it’s ping-pong balls.
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Cartoon The Alligator King
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0411)
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Film D is a very useful letter -- there are animals, jobs, and hobbies that begin with D.
(First: Episode 0367)
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Film George the Farmer counts 20 barrels.
(First: Episode 0278)
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Cartoon Two boys notice a D, saying it looks fat. A resonant voice (Gary Owens) informs them that it's the letter D. This leads to a jazzy story about a dog who digs for dice, wins a duck, and buys a dinosaur with a dime. Moral: "If you dig a dinosaur, drop your duck for a dime."
(First: Episode 0016)
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Muppets Bert sings "Doin' the Pigeon".
(First: Episode 0536)
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Cartoon "Daddy Dear"
(First: Episode 0367)
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Film In stop-motion, three balls try to match three holes.
(First: Episode 0572)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentErnie, Bert and Shola discuss the difference between "heavy" and "light".
(First: Episode 0549)
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Animation Sand D/d
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SCENE 2 To a snare drum beat, Susan, a kid, Big Bird and Bob describe a balloon. They hand it to a hipster Muppet, who floats away.
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Cartoon Jazz #7 (Spanish)
(First: Episode 0281)
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Muppets Simon Soundman has the viewers guess what sound he is making. He makes the sound of a train, car, and a horse. When Simon makes the sound of the horse, a cowboy uses his lasso to capture Simon, mistaking him for a real horse.
(First: Episode 0294)
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Cartoon Z In Space
(First: Episode 0509)
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Cast Wally and Ralph figure out how to properly use the see-saw.
(First: Episode 0444)
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Cartoon A small man and his assistant Dudley attempt to demonstrate both the capital and lower-case letter D.
(First: Episode 0016)
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Film The Mad Painter #7
(First: Episode 0314)
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Cartoon A man talks about the word AGUA, which springs many leaks.
(First: Episode 0448)
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Muppets Charlie is lost and finds a policeman. It's his Uncle Louie, but he doesn't recognize him in uniform. Without the uniform on, Charlie asks Uncle Louie to find him a policeman.
(First: Episode 0135)
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SCENE 3 To a snare drum beat, Susan, a kid, Big Bird, Bob and the hipster Muppet describe a shoe, which belongs to a giant.
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Cartoon A little girl imagines what would happen if she dropped her bag of ping pong balls.
(First: Episode 0583)
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Muppets Snow White accidentally visits the cottage of the six dwarves.
(First: Episode 0279)
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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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Film Things you can carry
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0515)
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Animation Kids narrate a letter 'Z' drawing
(First: Episode 0359)
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Film A percussionist on the beach talks about how rhythm is everywhere, such as in breaking waves, walking and horse galloping. (edited)
(First: Episode 0032)
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Cartoon "Daddy Dear" (repeat)
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Muppets Ernie sings "Dee, Dee, Dee" as Cookie Monster hastily demonstrates each D word.
(First: Episode 0319)
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SCENE 4 Mr. Snuffleupagus watches Big Bird make a tower with blocks, but nags him with too many suggestions, angering Big Bird. Snuffy leaves, thinking Big Bird doesn’t want him as a friend anymore, but Big Bird begs him to stay, so he does.
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: A for Agua
(First: Episode 0510)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit talks with Chris about teaching his little sister, Stephanie, to talk. Chris practices the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0495)
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Cartoon A clam tells a fisherman why he's not catching any fish: he pulled all the plants out of the pond.
(First: Episode 0408)
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Film Hippos
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0415)
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Muppets Grover demonstrates heavy and light. First, he picks up a heavy barbell. Then he tries to pick up a light feather, but he can't move it. It turns out that the feather is attached to the top of Big Bird's head.
(First: Episode 0406)
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Cartoon The Alligator King (repeat)
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Cartoon Jazz #7
(First: Episode 0136)
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Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Swinging Gibbon
(First: Episode 0009)
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Film Bridge #8 - Rectangle Bridge B
(First: Episode 0290)
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SCENE 5 The sponsors are announced and the credits roll.


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