Sesame Street
Plot Big Bird forgot to not mail a snowball/Oscar's "Dial-a-Grouch" phone service
Air date February 15, 1974
Season Season 5 (1973-1974)
Sponsors C, Y, 11
Releases Sesame Street Classics

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Picture Segment Description
0600a

0600b
SCENE 1 Maria (in voice-over) tells the viewers about the footprints on a clear, snowy day on Sesame Street. The footprints belong to David, Gordon and Big Bird. Big Bird is about to mail a snowball to his cousin in Mount Dora, Florida. Maria tells him not to mail the package until she gets there.
1708g
Cartoon A boy talks about his pet letter Y, named Yetta.
0600c
SCENE 1 cont'd Maria reminds Big Bird that last time he mailed a package with a snowball inside, and it melted. But Big Bird says that he's older now, and he knows a lot more. This time, he decided to mail an icicle to his cousin.
Imaginekermit
Muppets Kermit asks the viewers to play a weather imagination game. First, Kermit imagines it's a warm, sunny day. Then he imagines that it's raining hard. Then he imagines that it's a snowy, windy day.
(EKA: Episode 0325)
0600-Yacht
Film Y, for Yacht
MadPainter11
Film The Mad Painter #11
(EKA: Episode 0351)
0600-Wallpaper
Cartoon A man tries to explain how to put wallpaper up.
Bananashare
Muppets Ernie and Bert: Bert asks Ernie to share a banana with him. Ernie gets the inside of the banana, and gives Bert the peel.
0600d
SCENE 2 Oscar shows David and Maria his new phone service called "Dial-a-Grouch."
1836h
Film Joe Raposo: Road Runner (instrumental)
CutieBeast01

CutieBeast02
Muppets Grover takes part in Bob's story: "Cutie and the Beast." Princess Cutie falls in love with the beast (Grover) and her father, the king, believes that when kissed, he will break whatever spell he's under and turn into a handsome prince. But, before they can be wed, the beast must first undergo "The Ordeal of What-Happens-Next."
Part 1
(EKA: Episode 0233)
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Film A figure skater illustrates forward and backward.
CutieBeast03

CutieBeast04
Muppets As "Cutie and the Beast" continues, the Beast must deduce what happens next in three different situational paintings. The Beast successfully guesses what will happen and is allowed the princess' hand in marriage. The two share a kiss and Cutie turns into a beautiful beast, which is what she previously looked like before her enchantment. "These fairy tales never turn out the way you expect them too!," the king groans.
Part 2
(EKA: Episode 0233)
Song.11Morning
Cartoon "It's A Lovely Eleven Morning"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(EKA: Episode 0514)
0600e
SCENE 3 Gordon plays "Three of These Things" with some boots.
0573d
Cartoon C - Cake
(EKA: Episode 0153)
Davidpink
Cast "David the Daring" does his famous forwards and backwards trick.
1095h Muppets Cookie Monster and Ernie: Ernie and Cookie Monster discuss hope. Ernie has something in a brown paper bag, and asks Cookie Monster what he hopes it is. Cookie Monster hopes that it is a cookie. It turns out that Ernie has ten cookies in the bag.
(EKA: Episode 0233)
Yellowyahoo
Cartoon The life of a Yellow Yahoo
(EKA: Episode 0043)
0600-African
Film African children play in a village, and in a modern playground.
0600f
SCENE 4 Bob sounds out the word "snow" for the viewer, and snow is dumped on him.
Runletters
Muppets The letter R joins U and N to make the word RUN. Anything Muppets run into the scene and take the letters.
(First: Episode 0406)
0600g
SCENE 4 cont'd Bob now tries sounding out "flowers," hoping they'll fall on him instead. More snow is dumped on him, and an un-seen voice tells him they only have snow in the winter.
SlidingPenguins
Film Kids count 20 penguins going down a slide.
(EKA: Episode 0232)
0600-Y
Cartoon A man demonstrates Spanish words that start with the letter Y. (Spanish soundtrack)
Matchingcookies
Muppets Ernie tries to find another cookie with a criss-cross of icing. He has trouble matching cookies, but Cookie knows a better way to match them.
(First: Episode 0135)
Mustwatchgame!
Cartoon Three characters try to watch a baseball game over a fence, then cooperate by stacking their blocks.
Lena Horne ABC song
Muppets / Celebrity Lena Horne and the Anything Muppets sing "The Alphabet Song."
0600-Slide
Film Six children go down a slide.
5-Good-Men
Muppets Old West: Five good men are needed to form a posse and catch Bad Bart, the meanest man in the West. The sheriff counts five men in the saloon, and tries to organize them. But it turns out that there are only four good men -- one of them is Bad Bart!
0600h
SCENE 5 In time-lapse, Daivd makes a replica of a snowman.
Song-LookAround
Song "Look Around, Look Around", a song about seasons.
0600-Doctors
Cast Surgeons Maria, David, Susan and Luis "operate" on a motorcycle.
GroverJonJon20
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moments: Grover and John-John count to 20.
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Cartoon Only one of the two footprints can belong.
(EKA: Episode 0573)
0600-AMs
Muppets An Anything Muppet boy teaches "forward" and "backward" with a group of Muppet kids, hippies, and Grover who keep running over the boy when his back is turned. (Spanish soundtrack)
(First: Episode 0069)
0600i
SCENE 6 David pulls some kids on a sled, as Oscar announces the sponsors.
GordonDavidGirl600

MariaBob600
CLOSING SIGNS Gordon, David, and a little girl hold up the Sesame Street sign, while Maria and Bob hold up the CTW sign at the end.

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