Sesame Street
Air date May 3, 1974
Season Season 5 (1973-1974)
Sponsors A, F, 11
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 In the morning, Luis asks Big Bird to pass along a message to Bob that he can’t go fishing today. Bob’s phone isn’t working, so Big Bird tries calling Bob at his window. Bob can’t open the window, so Big Bird decides to say it with pictures. Bob gets up, comes outside, and finally gets the message from Big Bird: that he might as well sleep in today.
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Little Things."
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Muppets The Anything Muppets cheer about the letter F. (version 4)
(First: Episode 0094)
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Cartoon "Poverty F
(First: Episode 0128)
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Film Snow in the city
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0429)
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Film The Mad Painter #11
(First: Episode 0329)
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Film Time-lapse of seeds growing.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0416)
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Celebrity Pat Paulsen counts to 20.
(First: Episode 0101)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie has heard that somebody in the neighborhood is sick. He looks in a medical book to find out how to tell if someone is sick... not realizing that Bert is the one with a cold.
(First: Episode 0435)
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SCENE 2 Bob encounters Susan, carrying two big bags of trash for Oscar, which she promised she’d give him if he took a bath. Oscar says he took a bath - he took it down to 117th Street and left it there.
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Muppets Roosevelt Franklin Elementary School: Using pictures on the blackboard, Roosevelt Franklin tells the class a story about two little dogs who find a big ol' bone in a doghouse. They try to take the bone, but it turns out that it belongs to a big, mean dog, who chases them away. The moral of the story: "If something's not yours, leave it alone; could be a big ol' dog in the doghouse."
(First: Episode 0529)
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Cartoon A child runs through a crowd shouting for MAMA.
(First: Episode 0458)
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Cartoon A self-proclaimed "handsome" fly (voiced by Casey Kasem) is indignant about appearing in a segment about the letter F with a "fat and ugly" frog. The frog solves the problem by eating the fly.
(First: Episode 0034)
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Film F for Factory
(First: Episode 0447)
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Cartoon Fleas have fun in fur!
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0629)
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Celebrity Pat Paulsen says the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0067)
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Cartoon A fat man and a small man demonstrate top and bottom.
(First: Episode 0525)
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Cartoon The Magnificent Splasho goes from the top of the ladder to the bottom of the water tank.
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SCENE 3 Big Bird shows Bob what he just bought from a salesman: a bottle. But not just any bottle … it’s a bottle of sunshine! Bob explains that sunshine itself can’t be put into a bottle, so Big Bird goes to get his money back. Instead, he comes back with something else: a jar of wind.
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Animation Sand F/f
(First: Episode 0629)
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Cartoon Frances Fairy displays several F words.
(First: Episode 0335)
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Cartoon Three little men climb up the three flower stems.
(First: Episode 0634)
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Cartoon F for Football
Artist: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0135)
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Film A kid narrates footage of a termite colony.
(First: Episode 0408)
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Cast Maria pushes through a piece of seamless background paper. Via narration, she explains that she's at the top. She pushes through lower on the paper, and explains the difference between top and bottom.
(First: Episode 0595)
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Cartoon "It's a Lovely Eleven Morning"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0362)
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Cast Mr. Hooper and Susan play astronauts on a mission on the Moon. Susan attempts to tally up the three moon rocks, which float off into space one by one (followed by her superior).
(First: Episode 0524)
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Cartoon Miss Fortune makes guesses about a dog.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0483)
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Cartoon Kids guess what two circles drawn onscreen will become. They turn out to be the eye of a friendly monster.
(First: Episode 0248)
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SCENE 4 Bob, Luis and Susan sing "Sing" in English and Spanish.
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Animation A puzzle of a wheel is put together.
(First: Episode 0625)
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Cartoon An ape escapes from the A train and heads over to a birthday party.
(First: Episode 0293)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit asks Grover and Debo to identify his letter A. Grover has no idea. When Debo says "A," Kermit says "Ay" to someone offscreen.
(First: Episode 0629)
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Cartoon Three children are being chased by a giant mutant rabbit as fast rock music accompanies the chase. They outsmart him by hiding behind three trees.
Artist: Etienne Delessert
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Muppets Grover, Big Jeffy, and a Lavender girl have fun scatting to handclapping.
(First: Episode 0294)
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Muppets Pageant: Ernie plays the role of Bart, a farm boy who plants a flower. Herry Monster plays the sun, and a nervous Cookie Monster plays a cloud. Bert reluctantly plays the flower. When it is said that Bert made the leaves for his costume out of lettuce leaves, Cookie and Herry proceed to eat the leaves and rip the costume apart.
(First: Episode 0578)
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Cartoon Kids on a bench wait for the bus: "Here comes the bus!"
(First: Episode 0632)
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Cast Gordon, Brynne, David, Maria, Luis, and Bob sit on a bus seat with newspapers numbered 1-6, as a voiceover (Jerry Nelson) counts them.
(First: Episode 0469)
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Animation Apples fall from a tree, which bothers the hill beneath it, as Irish music underscores the segment.
Artist: Etienne Delessert
(First: Episode 0628)
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Muppets Bob asks a blank-faced Large Lavender Live Hand Anything Muppet how he feels. The Muppet answers, "I don't feel anything." Bob sticks a nose and angry eyes on the Muppet, who then starts to feel mad. He walks off in a huff, and we hear a crash off-screen. The Muppet comes back and ad-libs, "It's okay, Bob, I just dropped my watch!"
(First: Episode 0491)
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Cartoon A chair displays the word SIT, and a beast sits on him.
(First: Episode 0399)
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Muppets The Anything Muppets cheer about the letter F. (version 5)
(First: Episode 0094)
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SCENE 5 The Count wants to count while Luis plays the bongos, but Luis finds it hard when he counts every single beat. Instead, he plays a pattern of four beats which is easier for The Count to count. The kids dance to it as the sponsors are announced, and the credits roll.


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