|Plot||Maria borrows a cup of sugar from Oscar's kitchen.|
|Air date||December 20, 1974|
|Season||Season 6 (1974-1975)|
|Sponsors||O, S, 3|
- Oscar won't give Maria a cup of sugar unless she gets it herself from his kitchen. Maria hears a great variety of sounds in the total darkness inside Oscar's trash can.
- Ernie and Bert: Cake.
- Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit interviews Christopher Columbus before he begins his voyage to discover America. Kermit tries to tell him that the third ship is tied to the dock, but it's too late -- the dock breaks free, and takes Kermit along with the ship. (First: Episode 0578)
- Ernie and Bert: Bert tells Ernie that if he can clean the messy apartment in fifteen seconds or less, he will give Ernie his dessert, ice cream and cookies. (First: Episode 0033)
- Old West: Sinister Sam comes to the saloon, looking for Doc Holiday. He questions the frightened townspeople, looking for the doctor, but all he can find is a mailman and a fire fighter. Sam says that he needs the doctor, because he's got an itchy trigger finger. He locates the doctor, cowering under a table. The doctor asks what Sam wants with him, and the mean hombre says that his finger is really itchy -- it's driving him crazy. Is it mosquito bite? Should he use some lotion on it? Doc Holiday faints. Sam shrugs, and joins the other patrons at the bar for some milk.
- Luis repairs a film projector, which he uses to play some of Big Bird's home movies for the kids. It shows scenes with Big Bird and Maria and Luis, but the malfunctioning projector causes the footage to go forwards and backwards.
- Big Bird and a kid pretend being baby and mommy.
- Ernie and Bert: Ernie pretends to be a dog and a duck. Bert then pretends to be a train, and does it so well that a train conductor and passengers come through the apartment.
- Song: “Listen Here, Truck”
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