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PERFORMER Noel MacNeal voice/front
  Peter MacKennan back
DEBUT 1993

Arnold Schnuffleupanegger is a Snuffleupagus who appeared in Episode 3153 of Sesame Street, to give Mr. Snuffleupagus and some kids an exercising lesson. He speaks with a heavy Austrian accent. While his lessons primarily involve moving the snuffle, Schnuffleupanegger says that hands, arms, or whatever you have can also be used for the exercises.

The character is a reference to the actor, weightlifter and former Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger. As Schnuffleupanegger leaves for his next class, he tells his pupils, "I'll be back. Hasta la vista, baby!", a reference to Schwarzenegger's famous film series, The Terminator.

Schnuffleupanegger's appearance is almost identical to Snuffy but with a slightly rounder head, longer fur, and smaller eyes. The puppet used for the character was also used for various other Snuffleupaguses, including Rosalyn, Mommy Snuffleupagus, and Uncle Abe.

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