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Sesame Street
David turns into a hot dog
Air date November 22, 1974
Season Season 6 (1974-1975)
Sponsors A, B, 5

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 While Biff and Sully dig up Sesame Street, Oscar loses his phone service and Susan's water stops running. Just as Biff tells them all will be restored after the work, Susan gets a call from Oscar's grouch hotline on her hose, and water starts spraying out of Oscar's phone. Biff yells down to Sully to check that they didn't get their connections crossed.
Cartoon An ape escapes from the A train and heads over to a birthday party.
(First: Episode 0293)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Ernie, Bert, and Shola observe a letter A. Ernie calls out, "A, Bert!"
(First: Episode 0551)
Cartoon A shoemaker shows how he measures (human) feet with his ruler.
(First: Episode 0618)

Muppets When Maurice, a hapless casanova, puts an Anything Muppet woman's head together, he tells her that he loves her, but it turns out she doesn't love him. He then proceeds to take her head apart, bit by bit, as he sings "I Want to Hold Your Ear" (as well as eyes, nose, tooth, and hair). After she walks off in a huff, he notices to his shock that the parts he set aside have attached themselves to the tablecloth, who thinks he's kinda cute.
(First: Episode 0524)
Song "Watch the Dance": A calypso singer points out the body parts of a dancer.
(First: Episode 0654)
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Animation Sand A/a
(First: Episode 0628)
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SCENE 2 A for alarm (Big Bird); A for amigos (Luis); A for alphabet (David)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: A for Ape
(First: Episode 0006)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie has a so-called "magic" chain which can form into any shape he wants. Bert is dismissive of the chain's magic properties. And yet, when Bert asks for the chain to provide a sandwich, it does.
(First: Episode 0617)
Cartoon A man walks in an IN.
(First: Episode 0511)
Film Anne Meara narrates a silent movie of a girl who is stuck IN the quicksand.
(First: Episode 0511)
Cartoon Three characters try to watch a baseball game over a fence, then cooperate by stacking their blocks.
(First: Episode 0478)
Film Five Song (Song of Five)
(First: Episode 0006)
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SCENE 3 Luis calls two strikes on Frankie "Four Eyes" (Jerry Nelson) up at bat in an arbor baseball game. He asks the boy what's going on, he's usually pretty good at this game, and notices he's missing something he'd been wearing lately. Luis pulls a pair of eyeglasses out of his shirt pocket, but Frankie doesn't want to wear them because people call him names. Luis shows him that Susan wears glasses when she has to look at something close and small like removing a splinter from a girl's hand, and David wears them when he reads. After putting the glasses on, Frankie hits the ball and runs the bases.
Cartoon Donnie Budd sings about animals in groups of five on a farm.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0323)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Grover and Polly count five fingers.
(First: Episode 0279)
Film One of These Things (3 starfish and 1 crab)
(First: Episode 0516)
Cartoon Building a dog house is easy if you have a ruler.
(First: Episode 0630)
Muppets Ernie has a bag of cookies, and locks them in a safe to protect them from Cookie Monster. When the monster discovers that the cookies are locked up tight, he eats the safe.
(First: Episode 0581)
Cartoon A man sees a giant OUT, yells the word, and everyone runs out of it.
(First: Episode 0550)
Film Kids watch as construction workers paint a number 5 on the street using a stencil.
(First: Episode 0497)
Cartoon One of These Footprints says "excuse me."
(First: Episode 0487)
Muppets Cookie Monster: The Count and Cookie Monster see a plate of cookies. The Count wants to count them, and Cookie Monster wants to eat them. After arguing over whether the cookies are for counting or eating, they decide to share them -- the Count will count the cookies, and then Cookie Monster will eat them.
(First: Episode 0514)
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SCENE 4 Big Bird has to guess which of the kids instruments is different, and picks the violin against three trumpets. The kids play a celebratory fanfare, but Big Bird asks them to stop because it's giving him a headache.
Cartoon A ship captain orders the numbers 1-20 into a boat - which promptly sinks.
Artist: Harvey Kurtzman
(First: Episode 0614)
Muppets Bert sings "Doin' the Pigeon".
(First: Episode 0536)
Film Detective Fred (Joe Raposo) is sent by his boss (Danny Epstein) to locate the number 20. Throughout the office and on the streets of New York, Fred tracks down the numbers 11 through 18 in numerical order by spying his surroundings. When he finds his way to Apartment 19, he discovers it is occupied by a gorilla, who leads him directly to the elusive 20.
(First: Episode 0277)
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Cartoon A boy demonstrates why his dog's name is Happy.
(First: Episode 0537)
Cartoon A man creates an avalanche on the letter A.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0132)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Kermit 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)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: A for Agua
(First: Episode 0510)
Cast In the desert, Luis desperately searches for AGUA, but all the pumps are dry.
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Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” During the rain, Ernie stands under an umbrella explaining how the weather makes him feel happy, sad, and mad. Bert has been trying to get under the umbrella with him, telling Ernie that all it has made him feel is wet. Ernie wonders why he doesn't have his umbrella; Bert explains that it's because Ernie is using it. Ernie thanks him and leaves Bert sneezing in the rain.
(First: Episode 0137)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: A for Ape (repeat)
(First: Episode 0006)
Film "It's an Otter!"
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0284)
Cartoon A picture of a girl playing a guitar is drawn as off-screen kids (speaking English and Spanish) try to guess what the drawing will be.
(First: Episode 0406)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit meets Little Miss Muffet, who sits on her water bed, eats crunchy granola, and is not afraid of the spider, who ends up chasing Kermit away.
(First: Episode 0601)
Cartoon Big Daniel Boone looks for a bear.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0627)
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SCENE 5 David tells Sam the Robot that since he's always saying machines can do anything, he asks Sam to make him a hot dog. So, poof, Sam turns him into a hot dog.
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)
Muppets An Anything Muppet boy and girl have a conversation using the letters of the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0273)
Film Footage of a rattlesnake
(First: Episode 0294)

Muppets Maria reads "The Boy Who Cried Monster." A terrible, cookie-stealing monster helps to teach a mischievous Anything Muppet boy an important lesson.
(First: Episode 0412)
Cartoon The word AGUA fills up with water.
(First: Episode 0523)
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SCENE 6 David explains to Luis what Sam did to him, but Luis just quietly does a take to the camera. David tells a kid, but the kid just shouts back in his face, "RIDICULOUS!" Susan announces the sponsors (a, b, 5) and the credits roll.

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