Sesame Street
Air date April 16, 1974
Season Season 5 (1973-1974)
Sponsors E, W, 9
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Big Bird displays a number 9, and demonstrates it by spinning around 9 times. He gets dizzy, and his eyes see Maria split into 9 doubles.
WonderfulYucchy1
Muppets "Wonderful/Yucchy"
(First: Episode 0177)
Mandrill carry
Film Sesame Street Animal Films: A mandrill carries her young.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0039)
Noimage
Cast VTR: Body parts pixillation (1:45)
(First: Episode 0489)
E&BattheBeachwithToughEddie
Muppets Ernie & Bert — A tough guy named Tough Eddie accidentally knocks over Bert's sand castle while he's sleeping. Ernie points that out to Eddie, and Eddie tells Ernie, in a threatening tone of voice, that he's "got something" for Bert. It turns out to be an ice cream cone.
(First: Episode 0482)
2059f
Cartoon E for elephant, eagle, everything, and egg.
(First: Episode 0002)
E-End
Cartoon E for End
(First: Episode 0460)
Herbert and Grover 2
Muppets Grover the Assistant: Herbert Birdsfoot arranges three blocks for Grover to count. No matter how the blocks are arranged, they still add up to three. Herbert asks Grover to count some oranges as well. Grover confesses that he's good at counting blocks -- but he doesn't know how to count oranges!
(First: Episode 0192)
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SCENE 2 Outside Hooper's Store, Big Bird encounters Mr. Hooper trying to level a table leg with a saw. Mr. Hooper needs to attend to Bob as he enters the store, so Big Bird offers to help him with the table.
E-shriek
Cartoon A door opens behind a mouse, who shrieks when she sees the E.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0616)
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SCENE 2
cont'd
Big Bird shortens the three long legs to make them look like the shorter leg, but still notices an imbalance.
3816y
Cartoon Do you know what it's like to be scared?
(First: Episode 0547)
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SCENE 2
cont'd
Big Bird has sawed off about half of each of the legs, but notices that one of them still isn’t quite level.
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Cast / Muppets Cookie Monster eats an egg with the letter E painted on it.
(First: Episode 0316)
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SCENE 2
cont'd
When Bob, Maria and Mr. Hooper arrive for lunch at the store, Big Bird brings in the table. Mr. Hooper notices that the legs are now three inches long!
Cornfield
Film Corn grows in a field. (edited)
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0082)
AM-SortFamily
Muppets An Anything Muppet family arranges themselves in different ways.
(First: Episode 0275)
Closetheopen
Cartoon OPEN -- "Would you mind closing our OPEN?"
(First: Episode 0512)
0573u
Film Various objects become OPEN.
(First: Episode 0442)
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Cartoon Jazz #9
(First: Episode 0137)
ErnieBertPizzaGrapeJuice1
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie and Bert have pizza and grape juice. Bert complains that Ernie has more of each, so Ernie tries to make it even by eating some of his pizza and drinking some of his grape juice, but then Bert has more. And so on.
(First: Episode 0256)
More-1232
Cartoon The more a man inflates a balloon with a tire pump, the less room he has.
Artist: Bob Kurtz
(First: Episode 0294)
Findparrot
Cartoon Find the camouflaged parrot.
Voice: Paul Dooley
(First: Episode 0516)
LeftyAlphabet
Muppets Lefty's boss makes sure Lefty knows the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0236)
Big Bird WIND
SCENE 3 Big Bird presents the word WIND, and a gale blows Bob, Maria, and Mr. Hooper away.
WillieWimple.litter
Cartoon Willie Wimple: Land Pollution (litter).
(First: Episode 0527)
Clumsy.feet
Cartoon Christopher Clumsy demonstrates the things feet can do.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0455)
3187z
Cartoon E for Elephant & Elk, the nominees for best E animal.
(First: Episode 0486)
Eforerase
Cartoon E for Erase
(First: Episode 0486)
No9
Film "Nine Song (Song of Nine)"
(First: Episode 0016)
Toon.OPENword
Cartoon Some kids wander into the word OPEN, where there's a party going on.
(First: Episode 0394)
Floweropens
Film A flower opens and closes.
(First: Episode 0441)
Cups and Saucers
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie stacks cups and saucers in order to count them, making Bert quite nervous. Luckily, they're glued together.
(First: Episode 0586)
SSToon-MaleProfile
Cartoon The profile of a man's face morphs into different faces to the sounds of a Moog synthesizer.
Artist: Etienne Delessert
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Cast Wally and Ralph: Wally brings home a new waste basket inside a paper bag, but doesn't know how to discard the paper bag once he's removed the waste basket from it.
(First: Episode 0318)
Animalswtails
Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Animals with tails.
(First: Episode 0017)
SSNewsHubbard
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Instead of a bone, Old Mother Hubbard brings her dog various objects which rhyme with "bone", including a stone, a throne, and finally a phone (which the dog uses to order take-out from a Chinese restaurant).
Stolen bathtub clues
Film A police officer follows clues that lead to a bathtub stolen by a gorilla.
(First: Episode 0491)
Enterexitdoors
Cartoon A man explains that the letter E begins both Enter and Exit. Another man named Roy runs through the doors.
(First: Episode 0406)
666sande
Animation Sand E/e
Film-SealNoises
Film Seals make noise.
(First: Episode 0279)
Clapclapclap
Muppets The Anything Muppets perform a "Handclapping Number".
(First: Episode 0491)
OldWoman9
Cartoon The story of an old woman who lived in a nine.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0512)
Clay.egg
Animation Clay animation: "E" for eat, ear, echo, egg, eagle, eel, elephant and end. (repeat)
E-End
Cartoon E for End (repeat)
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SCENE 4 Bob and Maria notice an “ABIERTO” (open) sign on Oscar’s can. Oscar explains that he’s opened a new Grouch Mexican restaurant. The menu consists of things like refried tires, doorknobs and rice, bricks and chili sauce, and prune tea. Maria turns the “ABIERTO” sign over to the word “CERRADO” (closed).
New Bridge no5 Bounce
Film New Bridge #5 - Bounce
(First: Episode 0105)
SB--WWater
Cartoon Speech Balloon: W for water
(First: Episode 0062)
W-Wash
Cartoon W for Wash
(First: Episode 0485)
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SCENE 5 The sponsors are announced.



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