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.
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Cartoon Two alpine climbers hike up a letter Z and stake a claim on it.
(First: Episode 0281)
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Cartoon Z for zipper
(First: Episode 0025)
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Film "Pig's Love Song" (live-action version)
(First: Episode 0572)
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Insert Maria asks the viewer to imagine her as a baseball player, a princess and a baker.
(First: Episode 0558)
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Cartoon What if an anteater had the features of a giraffe?
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0422)
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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)
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Film The Mad Painter #10.
(First: Episode 0328)
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Cartoon Things say that other things are small, but then something comes along that's bigger, or smaller, or whatever.
(First: Episode 0320)
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Cartoon Z In Space
(First: Episode 0509)
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Animation Sand Z/z
(First: Episode 0614)
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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.
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Film Knock knock. Who's there? The woodpecker!
(First: Episode 0437)
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Cartoon Adding up five ladybugs and five lizards
(First: Episode 0277)
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Cartoon A baby cries whenever he gets a beso.
(First: Episode 0433)
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Cartoon The letters in the word BESO kiss each other.
(First: Episode 0433)
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Muppets Simon Soundman tries to buy a saw at Sam's General Store.
(First: Episode 0409)
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Cartoon What if I had big feet?
(First: Episode 0514)
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Film Joe Raposo: On the beach (instrumental)
(First: Episode 0411)
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Cartoon Jazz #10
(First: Episode 0193)
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Cartoon Counting 10 to 1.
(EKA: Episode 0515)
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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.
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Cartoon A concert pianist shows up in a construction worker's lunchbox, singing the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0449)
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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)
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Animation Three balls try to match three holes.
(First: Episode 0572)
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Muppets Zs come out of Herry Monster's mouth as he snores. (part two)
(First: Episode 0307)
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Muppets "Fat Cat"
(First: Episode 0536)
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Animation Counting six red balls
(First: Episode 0278)
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Film Trees are very nice places, for animals and for people.
(First: Episode 0455)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentBig Bird and Crystal demonstrate big and little.
(First: Episode 0559)
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Muppets Farley goes to the hat shop.
(First: Episode 0244)
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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".
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Cartoon The Story of Cowboy X, with the voices of Jean Shepherd
(First: Episode 0325)
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Cartoon Brand X
(First: Episode 0299)
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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)
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Cartoon Z for zipper (repeat)
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Cartoon Two alpine climbers hike up a letter Z and stake a claim on it. (repeat)
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Cartoon "Ten Turtles"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0425)
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SCENE 5 Goodbye


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