Sesame Street
Air date May 17, 1974
(season finale)
Season Season 5 (1973-1974)
Sponsors X, Z, 10
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Big Bird approaches Luis who is working on a cuckoo clock on the bench in front of the Fix-It Shop. Luis is having trouble fixing it, so Big Bird suggests keeping it warm and giving it lots of juice until it gets better. Luis tries to explain that it's a mechanical cuckoo, but when the clock strikes the hour, the bird emerges and sneezes.
Toon.Z.climbers
Cartoon Two alpine climbers hike up a letter Z and stake a claim on it.
ZforZipper
Cartoon Z for zipper
(First: Episode 0025)
Song.ilovebeingapig
Film "I Love Being a Pig"
(First: Episode 0572)
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Cast Maria imagines herself as a baseball player, princess, and baker.
(First: Episode 0558)
Anteatergiraffe
Cartoon What if an anteater had the features of a giraffe?
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0422)
InventionofPaper
Muppets Caveperson Days: King Ernie has a problem -- the cavemen write everything on rocks, which are too heavy to carry around. He calls upon the Royal Smart Person to invent something lighter to write on.
(First: Episode 0409)
Painter10
Film The Mad Painter #10.
(First: Episode 0328)
Bugsbigandsmall
Cartoon Things say that other things are small, but then something comes along that's bigger, or smaller, or whatever.
(First: Episode 0320)
Toon.Zinspace
Cartoon Z In Space
(First: Episode 0509)
1736l
Cartoon Sand Z/z
(First: Episode 0639)
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SCENE 2 The Count would like to play a game in the arbor with Gordon, Susan, and the kids, but Gordon's not having any of it, because every time he participates, he stands around while the Count counts to a zillion. Susan bets him cleaning up the arbor if the game doesn't get out of hand and decides to play, so the Count lines everyone up and counts their noses an ears. Susan thinks she's going to win the bet until the Count starts counting the hairs on everyone's heads.
2933-Woodpecker
Film Knock knock. Who's there? The woodpecker!
(First: Episode 0437)
4ladybugs
Cartoon Adding up five ladybugs and five lizards
(First: Episode 0277)
Beso
Cartoon A baby cries whenever he gets a beso.
(First: Episode 0433)
Toon.BESOletters
Cartoon The letters in the word BESO kiss each other.
(First: Episode 0433)
SimonSaw
Muppets Simon Soundman tries to buy a saw at Sam's General Store.
(First: Episode 0409)
Toon.bigshoes
Cartoon What if I had big feet?
(First: Episode 0514)
Film.Onthebeach
Film Joe Raposo: On the beach (instrumental)
(First: Episode 0411)
Jazz10
Cartoon Jazz #10
(First: Episode 0193)
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Film Counting 10/1 (0:37)
(EKA: Episode 0599)
ErniesTelephoneCall
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie answers the telephone. Bert overhears the conversation, which involves a baseball game, a rainy day, and a gorilla stealing a bologna sandwich. When Bert asks who just called, Ernie says it was a wrong number.
(First: Episode 0305)
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SCENE 3 Jay is fixing a table with only three legs in the arbor. Luis sings "One of These Things" for the kids to help them guess which replacement leg fits best.
ToonABClunchbox
Cartoon A concert pianist shows up in a construction worker's lunchbox, singing the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0449)
Erniebertspecialnose
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie thinks that he isn't special. Bert tells Ernie to feel his nose -- "That's an Ernie nose!" -- and then feel his hair, and wiggle his fingers. Bert says that nobody else is just like Ernie. Encouraged, Ernie tells the audience to do the same.
(First: Episode 0276)
Ballsholes
Animation Three balls try to match three holes.
(EKA: Episode 0810)
HerryZzzzzz
Muppets Zs come out of Herry Monster's mouth as he snores.
(First: Episode 0307)
Mahnasesame2
Muppets "Fat Cat"
(First: Episode 0536)
6redballs
Animation Counting six red balls
(First: Episode 0278)
2477o
Film Trees are very nice places, for animals and for people.
(First: Episode 0455)
BBCrystal-BigSmall
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentBig Bird and Crystal demonstrate big and little.
(First: Episode 0559)
Hatshop5
Muppets Farley goes to the hat shop.
(First: Episode 0244)
1836m
Song Joe Raposo sings "Everybody Run."
(First: Episode 0372)
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SCENE 4 Jay, Susan, and Gordon approach Biff, who is jackhammering the sidewalk in front of 123 Sesame Street. He explains that the noise is necessary to make way for the Trans-African Highway, until Gordon explains that that's on another continent. Biff reveals that Oscar the Grouch put him up to it, and he leaves with Sully. Oscar wants to know who stopped his beautiful music, calling Biff the Sidewalk Stravinsky and the Mick Jagger of Jackhammers. When he promises not to call Biff back, Jay, Gordon, and Susan soon hear the noise again when Oscar starts playing his greatest hits on record; he owns all his recordings, including this one, the "Canta Curbstone".
CowboyX
Cartoon The Story of Cowboy X, with the voices of Jean Shepherd
(First: Episode 0325)
SSBrandX
Cartoon Brand X
(First: Episode 0299)
Roosevelt.POISON
Muppets Roosevelt Franklin Elementary School: Roosevelt Franklin, in a somber tone, tells his class to spell the word POISON and recognize what it means.
(First: Episode 0514)
ZforZipper
Cartoon Z for zipper (repeat)
(First: Episode 0025)
Toon.Z.climbers
Cartoon Two alpine climbers hike up a letter Z and stake a claim on it. (repeat)
2040e
Cartoon "Ten Turtles"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0425)
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SCENE 5 Goodbye


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