|Premiere||November 19, 1973 (0536)|
|Finale||May 17, 1974 (0665)|
The curriculum for Season 5 is focusing on affect behavior, which includes lessons on emotions and feelings. Children will be able to recognize feelings and emotions including pride, love, fear, anger, surprise, happiness, and sadness taught through the human hosts, the Muppets, and animated films.
Episodes 0536 - 0665 (130 episodes)
- Episode 0536 -- 5th season premiere
- Episode 0539
- Episode 0540
- Episode 0541
- Episode 0542
- Episode 0543
- Episode 0544 -- Oscar plans a Grouch picnic.
- Episode 0545
- Episode 0546 -- Bad Barney's debut.
- Episode 0547
- Episode 0548
- Episode 0549
- Episode 0550 -- Oscar enters the Trash Can Derby.
- Episode 0553 -- Oscar installs a doorbell on his trash can.
- Episode 0554 -- Gordon's new car.
- Episode 0560 -- Big Bird tells the shortest and longest stories ever told.
- Episode 0568
- Episode 0569
- Episode 0570 -- Cookie Monster looks for a job.
- Episode 0573 -- Gordon and the kids make rope letters; Oscar fakes having a cold; David loses his class ring.
- Episode 0576
- Episode 0577 -- Mr. Hooper gives David a hat for a gift.
- Episode 0578 -- A witch curses Oscar with a nose.
- Episode 0579
- Episode 0580 -- Mr. Snuffleupagus wears a mask to a ball.
- Episode 0581 -- Big Bird plays airport; Officer Krupky looks for Maria
- Episode 0582 -- David and Luis swap jobs.
- Episode 0583
- Episode 0584 -- Cookie Monster's cousin Apple Monster visits Sesame Street.
- Episode 0585
- Episode 0586
- Episode 0587
- Episode 0588
- Episode 0589
- Episode 0590
- Episode 0592 -- A cold day on Sesame Street
- Episode 0593 -- Heavy snow falls on Sesame Street
- Episode 0594 -- Grover's icy love / snowball fight
- Episode 0595 -- Maria prepares to go skiing
- Episode 0596 -- Snow directions / Oscar's slippery scenario / Luis and Maria sing "Snow"
- Episode 0597 -- A snowy day on Sesame Street
- Episode 0598 -- Sherlock Hemlock tries to help Luis find his pencil / Oscar shows David his grouchy winter hat
- Episode 0599 -- Building a snowman / gloves for snowballs
- Episode 0600 -- Big Bird forgets to not mail a snowball / Oscar's "Dial-a-Grouch" phone service
- Episode 0601
- Episode 0615
- Episode 0624
- Episode 0641
- Episode 0656
- Episode 0657 -- Scary Street
- Episode 0658 -- Big Bird plans to run away
- Episode 0659 -- Snuffy's hiccups
- Episode 0660 -- Big Bird is proud of riding a unicycle / Oscar sabotages David and Maria's date
- Episode 0661 -- Little Theatre of the Deaf
- Episode 0662
- Episode 0663 -- Luis can't stay awake
- Episode 0664 -- Grover, Safety Monitor
- Episode 0665 -- 5th season finale
- This is the last season to feature Hal Miller as Gordon.
- After this season, Joe Raposo left the show to work on other projects. He would return to his original role as music director in Season 15 (1983).
- Northern Calloway, Loretta Long, Will Lee, Bob McGrath, Emilio Delgado, Sonia Manzano, Hal Miller, Joe Ponazecki, Paul B. Price
Jim Henson's Muppets
- Johnny Cash, The Harlem Globetrotters (including Marquis Haynes and Meadowlark Lemon), Lena Horne
- The Amazing Mumford, Anything Muppets, Baby Breeze, Bert, Biff, Big Bird, Bip Bippadotta, Cookie Monster, Count von Count, Ernie, Gladys the Cow, Grover, Hardhead Henry Harris, Harvey Kneeslapper, Herry Monster, Kermit the Frog, Lefty the Salesman, Little Chrissy, The Martians, Oscar the Grouch, Prairie Dawn, Roosevelt Franklin, Sam the Robot, Sherlock Hemlock, Simon Soundman, Smart Tina, Mr. Snuffleupagus, Sully, Suzetta Something, Twiddlebugs
- Executive Producer: Jon Stone
- Producer: Robert Cunniff
- Directors: Jon Stone, Robert Myhrum
- Writing Supervised by: Jon Stone
- Head Writer: Jeffrey Moss
- Writers: Norman Stiles, Emily Perl Kingsley, Ray Sipherd, Joseph A. Bailey
- Special Muppet Material by: Jerry Juhl
- Music Director: Joe Raposo
- Puppets and Costumes: Donald Sahlin, Kermit Love, Caroly Wilcox, John Lovelady
- Supervising Film Producer: Edith Zornow
- Film Producer: Shyrlee Dallard
- Associate Producer: Dulcy Singer
- Director of Operations: Ronald L. Weaver
- Production Supervisor: Lynn Klugman
- Music Coordinator: Danny Epstein
- Special Songs: Jeffrey Moss, Joe Raposo
- Film Production: M.M. Murphy, Ann Burgund
- Post Production Supervisor: Ozzie Alfonso
- Assistants to the Producer: Lisa Simon, Shelley Herman
- Production Assistants: Amy Hutchings, Janet Caldwell, Selvin Evans, Judy Freudberg
- Art Director: Alan J. Compton
- Costume Designer: Mostoller
- Vice President of Research: Edward L. Palmer, Ph.D.
- Director of Research: Girvin Kirk, Ph.D.
- Associate Director of Research: Patricia Hayes
- Chairman, Board of Advisors: Gerald Lesser, Ph.D.
- Graphics: Gerri Brioso
- Illustrations: Janice Carden
- Senior Scenic Artist: Victor Di Napoli
- Production Stage Manager: Chet O'Brien
- Stage Manager: Jimmy Baylor
- Property Coordinator: Nat Mongioi
- Associate Director: Emily Squires
- Unit Manager: Glenda Jones
- Technical Director: Ralph Mensch
- Technical Supervisor: Walt Rauffer
- Lighting Director: George Riesenberger
- Sound Effects: Barbara Wood
- Audio: Art Rosalin
- Video: Bob Squittieri
- Videotape Editors: John Hutchison, Vincent Sims, Bryan Keen
- Make-Up: Phyllis Grens Sternick
- Hair Stylist: Mickey Lawrence
- Wardrobe: Ruby Howkins
- Curriculum Coordinator: Robert Emerick
- Vice President for Production: David D. Connell
- Recorded at Teletape's 81st. Street Studio
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 The Virgin Islands Daily News: Sesame Street Back In Its Fifth Season
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 The Deseret News: 1...2...3...4...5 for Sesame St.
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