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Sesame Street
Big Bird and the Kids draw Mr. Snuffleupagus
(repeat of 0609)
Air date March 1, 1976
Season Season 7 (1975-1976)
Sponsors P, R, 9
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Big Bird watches as Luis, Maria and Susan have three kids stand against a sheet of brown paper, and use markers to draw the kids' outlines. They demonstrate big, bigger and biggest with the finished result, then leave. Mr. Snuffleupagus shows up, sees the outlines, and wants one drawn from himself, so Big Bird and the kids team up to do so.
Cartoon "Martian Beauty" has nine hairs, nine bows, nine eyes, nine nostrils, nine arms, and nine toes.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0316)
SCENE 2 Snuffy admires the outline of him that the kids have drawn. As Big Bird goes to fetch Maria, Snuffy goes home briefly to tell his mommy about it. When Big Bird shows the outline to Maria, she still doesn't believe him.
Cartoon Two guys row their oars in different directions, until they decide to cooperate and row together.
(First: Episode 0510)
Ernie's Bert Sculpture.jpg
Muppets Ernie & Bert โ€” Ernie makes a clay bust of Bert, but runs out of clay for the nose, so he pulls Bert's nose off and puts it on the statue.
(First: Episode 0463)
Film A warthog runs around.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0406)
Animation Sand R/r
(First: Episode 0635)
Muppets Grover and the letter R, which ROLLS, ROCKS, RUNS, and ROCKETS.
(First: Episode 0194)
Cartoon R is for Rooster, Robber, and Rake...
Artist: Fred Calvert
(First: Episode 0011)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: In a take on the "Hey Diddle Diddle" nursery rhyme, Kermit the Frog interviews Natalie the cow and her cat manager as she prepares to jump over the moon. Natalie plans to break the usual cow stereotype by doing this jump. After the cat plays a fanfare on his fiddle, she makes the jump and crash lands back to Earth, where she is praised and congratulated for her jump.
(First: Episode 0634)
SCENE 3 Susan plays a โ€œThree of These Thingsโ€ game with three bottles and one tin can.
Cartoon A child learns there's many things one can do with a stick.
(First: Episode 0803)
Film James narrates a film of his life on a pueblo in New Mexico.
(First: Episode 0153)
Cartoon man weighs scale.jpg
Cartoon A man weighs himself to demonstrate how a scale works.
(First: Episode 0572)
Muppets Ernie is on a hunt for big rocks. When he tries to pick a really big rock, the rock turns out to be the dome of a large monster.
(First: Episode 0034)
Cartoon Big, bigger and biggest elephants
(First: Episode 0389)
Cast David tries to close a window and a door, but they open by themselves.
(First: Episode 0772)
Cartoon OPEN -- "Would you mind closing our OPEN?"
(First: Episode 0512)
Muppets The Count's bats are upset; he always gets to count, but the bats don't. The Count decides to let the bats count all of the Counts, while the Count counts all the bats... but there's only one Count.
(First: Episode 0625)
Cartoon A hand draws a guitarist serenading a maiden, as well as the background.
(First: Episode 0791)
SCENE 4 At the Fix-it Shop, Luis finishes fixing a scale, then tells Big Bird he has to go down to the basement to pick up some things. While Luis is away, Snuffy returns, sees the scale, and wants to know how much he weighs, but when he gets on the scale, he breaks it. Snuffy leaves, and an angry Luis thinks Big Bird broke the scale.
Cartoon P is for Painting
(First: Episode 0773)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment โ€” John-John wants to count backwards. Grover tells him to count backwards from 10, but he has a little trouble.
(First: Episode 0547)
Film A bulldozer moves dirt up a construction site.
(First: Episode 0799)
Cartoon Picnic with P foods (carried away by ants)
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0773)
Muppets "There's a Hole in the Bucket"
(First: Episode 0838)
Cartoon The Typewriter: R for Rope
(First: Episode 0765)
Film A voiceover lists many R words.
(First: Episode 0661)
SCENE 5 Susan leads Big Bird and the kids in a touching game, where they are blindfolded and guess what theyโ€™re touching - first an egg, then a toothbrush, then a bar of soap. Big Bird has some ideas for things they can touch, and goes to fetch them.
Animation Big, bigger, biggest (oxen pulling rocks)
(First: Episode 0794)
While Susan is blindfolded, Big Bird and the kids have her guess what sheโ€™s touching: first a fork, then a pencil, and finally, Snuffy. When Big Bird tells her to take the blindfold off and wait ten seconds before turning around, she faces away from Snuffy, and he quietly walks away before she turns around.
Cartoon "Bumble Ardy #9" -- Young Bumble Ardy invites nine pigs to his birthday party while his mother, Sweet Adeline, is away.
(First: Episode 0283)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Dressed Up."
(First: Episode 0302)
Muppets Lefty holds a letter R, and Ernie holds a letter P.
(First: Episode 0129)
Cartoon A wizard turns into R things.
(First: Episode 0369)
Muppets Kermit is about to talk about the letter R, until Cookie Monster karate chops one of the legs off, turning it into a P. When Kermit threatens to tell the monster's mommy, Cookie reassembles the broken letter back to the letter "R".
(First: Episode 0129)
Film A toymaker makes an airplane out of wood.
(First: Episode 0762)
SCENE 6 The adults joke about Big Birdโ€™s Snuffleupagus claims, not noticing that Snuffy is passing behind them. The sponsors are announced.

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