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Snuffy blows bubbles
Air date April 6, 1972
Season Season 3 (1971-1972)
Sponsors Q, Y, 6


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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Susan has an old sneaker and tells the viewer that on any other street, it would be thrown away. But here on Sesame Street, she can give it to Oscar the Grouch, who then sings "I Love Trash."
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Cartoon Dry and Wet (near swimming pool)
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0309)
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Cartoon A yak discusses the letter "Y" on a stage, and is insulted when it is called a "Yakkity-yakkity-yak".
(First: Episode 0301)
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Muppets / Cast Bob reads "Yolanda and the Youth", a story about a youth who wins the hand of Princess Yolanda by passing the "Y" test.
(First: Episode 0174)
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Cartoon A boy can yell and yodel, and his dog can yelp and yowl. They can both yawn.
(First: Episode 0353)
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SCENE 2 Rafael, Big Bird and the kids are going to blow some bubbles, but Big Bird forgot to bring the bubble pipes. Everyone else goes to Hooper's Store to get some, leaving Big Bird to watch over their soap. Mr. Snuffleupagus appears, ingests the soap and blows bubbles from his snuffle. Big Bird runs off to get people to witness this.
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Cartoon "I'm six years old today!"
(First: Episode 0357)
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SCENE 3 The store is closed for a few minutes while Tom makes deliveries. Big Bird points towards his nest, where Rafael sees bubbles coming out. Snuffy goes home to show the "little Snuffleupaguses" how to blow bubbles like him, just before Big Bird and company arrive.
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Film / Animation Part 1: A boy declares he wants to build a building. He and an adult voiceover describe how the building will be made, intercut with stop-motion animation and live-action footage. The two then wait for the foundational cement to dry...
(First: Episode 0142)
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Animation The Queen of Six explores her garden.
(First: Episode 0223)
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Transition Bridge #2 - Scoring
(First: Episode 0291)
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Cartoon I am dry, they are wet (Umbrella)
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0344)
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Film / Animation Part two: With the cement dried, the boy's building is brought to completion.
(First: Episode 0142)
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Cast David, Luis and Linda count in different languages.
(First: Episode 0326)
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Film Traffic lights
(First: Episode 0131)
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Cartoon I am dry, he is wet. (dog washing)
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0309)
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Insert An announcer narrates as Tom goes to Hooper's Store. He points out various actions, asking the viewer what will happen next.
(First: Episode 0312)
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Cartoon A bully won't give the kids' baseball back. The boy imagines a few scenarios before ultimately calling for his dog.
Artist: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0215)
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Cartoon Q -- that funny looking thing.
(First: Episode 0131)
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Celebrity Listen My Brother sings "You Gotta Learn."
(First: Episode 0002)
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SCENE 4 A Muppet boy enters Hooper's Store and says he'd like to buy six lollipops, pieces of bubble gum, caramels, and jawbreakers. However, he states he only would like buy them, as he only has one penny on him - enough for one lollipop.
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Film Corn grows in a field. (edited)
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0082)
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Cartoon I am dry, he is wet (circus elephant)
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0309)
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Muppets Cookie Monster wants to go to school, but he can't tell which building the school is because he can't read. An Anything Muppet tells him to read the letters on the sign on one of the buildings. Cookie tears the sign off the building, but once he's read the sign, he still doesn't know which building the school is.
(First: Episode 0184)
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Cartoon Jack-in-the-Box School
(First: Episode 0284)
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SCENE 5 Gordon asks the kids about things everybody does. Gordon adds that every living thing breathes...
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Take a Breath."
(First: Episode 0347)
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Cartoon Y for yawn
(First: Episode 0301)
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Cartoon "I'm six years old today!" (repeat)
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Cartoon I am dry, they are wet (man laying on the beach)
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0309)
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Celebrity Flip Wilson counts from 1 to 20.
(First: Episode 0147)
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Muppets Grover and Oscar the Grouch recite the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0229)
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Cartoon Donnie Budd counts six snails, six ships, and six whales.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0324)
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Film The Mad Painter #6
(First: Episode 0335)
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Transition Bridge #5 - 4 Corner Bridge C
(First: Episode 0282)
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SCENE 6 Susan sing the "Classifying Song" while trying to find a match for three triangles.
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Muppets The Miss Muffet Play
(First: Episode 0280)
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Cartoon A blue man (voiced by Casey Kasem) explains that “Q” starts the word “quarter.”
(First: Episode 0046)
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Muppets Ernie & BertBert is reading a book when Ernie startles him by asking if he wants to play checkers. Bert says, "I thought maybe you weren't here!" Ernie starts to search to see if he can find himself.
(First: Episode 0171)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment — Cookie Monster shows David the school sign he tore off a building earlier.
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Cartoon A boy can yell and yodel, and his dog can yelp and yowl. They can both yawn. (repeat)
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Cartoon A yak discusses the letter "Y" on a stage, and is insulted when it is called a "Yakkity-yakkity-yak". (repeat)
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SCENE 7 Rafael introduces one of the smallest, but most useful inventions ever - the zipper. He has a zipper on his coat, Susan has one on her purse, and Gordon has one on his briefcase. Tom claims television sets have zippers as well, segueing to...
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Transition Bridge #1 - Zipper
(First: Episode 0291)
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Cartoon Donnie Budd sings about six snails. (repeat)
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Cartoon Y for yawn (repeat)
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Transition Bridge #2 - Scoring (repeat)
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SCENE 8 The sponsors are announced.


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