Sesame Street
Air date May 2, 1974
Season Season 5 (1973-1974)
Sponsors A, B, 10
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Gordon and Susan argue: Gordon wants to shoot hoops at the Y, but Susan says he needs to take the trash out now. Oscar cheers them on as they argue.
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Film To a jazz rhythm soundtrack, the camera zooms in on flowers growing on a tree.
(First: Episode 0156)
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Insert Bob draws a face on his fist, then puppeteers it as he sings "Face Game."
(First: Episode 0562)
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Song "Watch the Dance": A calypso singer points out the body parts of a dancer.
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Muppets Old West: Bad Bart is looking for Marshal Earp to give her a big surprise. The terrified townspeople try to warn Marshal Earp -- but Bad Bart explains that a surprise is something that someone doesn't expect. He orders them not to say a word. It turns out the big surprise is a cake for Marshal Earp's birthday.
(First: Episode 0537)
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Film Surprise film (0:31)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: A for Ape
(First: Episode 0006)
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Animation Sand A/a
(First: Episode 0628)
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SCENE 2 Susan sings "My Little Game," a song with loud and soft parts.
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Film A boy tells what happens on a fishing boat.
(First: Episode 0028)
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Cartoon Jazz #10 (Spanish)
(First: Episode 0306)
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Muppets Grover demonstrates how a phone booth is used, but it becomes crowded when he receives a call asking for "Mondipoorg."
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Cartoon I have all, I have none (men w/ grapes)
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0624)
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Cartoon I've got some (hair), I've got more, but I've got the most.
(First: Episode 0524)
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Film "Ten Song (Song of Ten)" (revised version)
(First: Episode 0021)
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Muppets "The King's Picnic"
(First: Episode 0419)
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Cartoon A man carves a YES and puts it on display.
(First: Episode 0366)
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Film A gorilla sits on a park bench with a lunchbox full of bananas. Noticing the woman seated beside him, he decides to share his bananas with her. She keeps answering "YES" every time the gorilla offers one until he runs out of bananas.
(First: Episode 0524)
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SCENE 3 Luis plays a Spanish “Three of These Things” game.
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Cartoon A man weighs himself to demonstrate how a scale works.
(First: Episode 0572)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — Bert is trying to write a letter to Mr. Rogers, but finds it difficult when Ernie operates his electric fan right next to him. Bert blows up at Ernie and says he is "hot and bothered," and Ernie has just the thing for that: more cool air.
(First: Episode 0544)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Flies on Animals" over footage of animals bugged by pests.
(First: Episode 0449)
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Cartoon A for Ape (who crashes into a tree and forms a SHAPE)
(First: Episode 0602)
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Cast Gordon is a street corner salesman hawking umbrellas. No one wants to buy them on a hot sunny day, but then it rains. Gordon sells all his umbrellas, but then doesn't have one himself, so he uses his box instead.
(First: Episode 0492)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentErnie, Bert, and Shola observe a letter A. Ernie calls out, "A, Bert!"
(First: Episode 0551)
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Cartoon "Eggs Are Oval" (1:08)
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Film Some clowns, more clowns
(First: Episode 0563)
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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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SCENE 4 A voiceover asks (and we see) what would happen if Big Bird and Mr. Hooper had their features (and voices) switched around.
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Cartoon The alphabet appears in a little box.
(First: Episode 0406)
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Cartoon A caterpillar escapes a hungry bird by turning into a butterfly.
Artist: Etienne Delessert
(First: Episode 0639)
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Cast Bob and Luis put together two halves of a painting of a train tunnel. When they fit the parts together, a train goes through the tunnel and zooms to take up the entire screen, frightening Bob and Luis so much, they take down the tunnel again.
(First: Episode 0549)
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: The Count ruins Kermit's opportunities to interview The Three Little Pigs and the Seven Dwarves by counting them.
(First: Episode 0569)
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Cartoon Big Daniel Boone looks for a bear.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0627)
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Cartoon At the beach, the Bee Bee and the Barker family greet each other while saying their names that begin with the letter B.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0627)
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Cast Wally and Ralph: Ralph is standing between two trees, playing with a long piece of rope like a cowboy. Along comes Wally carrying a wet shirt. Together, they solve the problem of where to hang the wet shirt to dry. They tie the ends of the rope around their chests, stretch it, and hang the shirt between them.
(First: Episode 0331)
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Cartoon A drowsy wagoner gets across a clearing by building a bridge out of his ox-cart, and converting it back again.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0616)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge (third dot wants to be red)
(First: Episode 0001)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: A for Ape (repeat)
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Cartoon "Ten Turtles"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0425)
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Cartoon A man creates an avalanche on the letter A.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0132)
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SCENE 5 The sponsors are announced.


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