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Mr. Snuffleupagus loses every game that he plays with Big Bird.
(repeat of 0708)
Air date February 23, 1977
Season Season 8 (1976-1977)
Sponsors H, I, 11
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.


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Picture Segment Description
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Muppets Roosevelt Franklin trains his headball team by having them recite the alphabet.
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Cartoon "Uncle Gus and all of us went for a ride to Ho-Ho-Kus". Features a Snuffleupagus cameo.
(First: Episode 0926)
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Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
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Insert Luis plays a game of "Musical Chairs" with some disabled kids. Grover gives each one of them a hug whenever they drop out of the game.
(First: Episode 0958)
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Cartoon A race announcer doubles as the man who holds up the START and STOP sign.
(First: Episode 0623)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie makes a mess of the apartment in order to find a note he wrote to Bert.
(First: Episode 0255)
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Cartoon "I Can Remember": A little girl remembers what to buy at the store (A loaf of bread, a container of milk, and a stick of butter) by visualizing her mother giving the instructions.
Artist: Jim Simon
(First: Episode 0408)
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Film A bald eagle flies over houses, a beach, and other locations.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0411)
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SCENE 1 When Big Bird wins a game of checkers with Mr. Snuffleupagus for the tenth time in a row, Snuffy feels like quitting. Big Bird decides to have a race with him, but he wins again, further upsetting Snuffy. Big Bird thinks there must be a game that Snuffy is good at…
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Cartoon "Four Seasons"
(First: Episode 0276)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird plays a “Three of These Things” game with Snuffy, using pictures of three furry animals and one feathered (himself). Snuffy guesses wrong, and Big Bird begs him to stay.
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentJohn-John and Herry Monster count to twenty.
(First: Episode 0441)
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Cartoon The Typewriter: H for Hand
(First: Episode 0771)
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SCENE 3 Big Bird finally figures out what Snuffy is good at: not being seen. He proves it by having Snuffy hide, then going to fetch Susan, Gordon and David, who are all skeptical. He leads them to his nest area, then notices Snuffy’s snuffle sticking out of the barrels, and tries to conceal it. The adults leave, and Snuffy feels like he finally won something.
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Cartoon Pinball Number Count #11
Artist: Jeff Hale
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Muppets Cookie Monster sounds out the word FOOD, then eats it.
(First: Episode 0601)
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Cartoon H for hello (voice of Gary Owens)
(First: Episode 0020)
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Film Letter H hoist
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0336)
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Cartoon H for hola (Spanish soundtrack).
(First: Episode 0362)
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Muppets Biff hangs numbers under Salvador Dada's paintings in an art museum.
(First: Episode 0707)
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Film A gazelle runs fast across a plain.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0478)
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Cartoon A construction worker explains the uses of a folding ruler.
(First: Episode 0572)
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Film Joe Raposo: Wet & Dry (Falls in pool; kid VO's)
(First: Episode 0467)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — Everything is getting wet, because it's raining and a window is stuck open. But Ernie explains that he can't fix it now because he'd get wet in all that rain. When the rain stops, he explains to Bert that since it's not raining anymore, nothing's getting wet, and there's no reason to fix it.
(First: Episode 0344)
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SCENE 4 Gordon and David try to put a baby to sleep, but are having trouble. Sam the Robot intervenes by singing a lullaby he uses with machines.
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Cartoon A bee looks for a flower.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0616)
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Muppets Cookie Monster presents to Ernie his new device “The Cookie Counter,” which will notify him of the quantity of cookies inside the box. Cookie Monster points “The Cookie Counter” rod to the box of cookies, which rings five times representing the amount of cookies inside the box. Ernie is impressed by Cookie Monster’s device and talks about the benefits the device provides to the audience, simultaneously Cookie Monster eats Ernie’s box of cookies. Ernie tests the Cookie Counter by pointing the rod at the box of cookies, the box doesn’t ring. Cookie Monster asks Ernie to face the Cookie Counter rod to his stomach; it rings five times as proof of the location of the five cookies.
(First: Episode 0481)
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Film There Once Was a Hand series: The hands try to communicate with each other by making sounds from opposite sides of a wall.
(First: Episode 0649)
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Cartoon H for hair
(First: Episode 0475)
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Film The Mad Painter #11
(First: Episode 0329)
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Cast A king (David) and his knights (Luis, Bob and Maria) assemble for their meeting at the round table, but discover their table is actually a square. They fetch a triangle, then rectangle table before finally getting a round one, which they eat their lunches off of.
(First: Episode 0952)
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Song "Cooperation" - Kids cooperate to move a wooden structure.
(First: Episode 0933)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — Bert complains when a big letter H appears on the TV screen, so Ernie turns off the set, unplugs it, and takes a bunch of H objects out of the TV (including a hat, a house and a hamster). When he plugs it back in, a big letter I appears on the screen. Ernie wants to try fixing the TV again, but Bert tells him not to -- this is a great show.
(First: Episode 0578)
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Cartoon I am dry, they are wet (Umbrella)
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0344)
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Film Joe Raposo: On the beach (instrumental)
(First: Episode 0411)
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SCENE 5 Susan sings “You Can Remember” to help the kids and Big Bird find some hidden items.
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Film A STOP sign spins around.
(First: Episode 0930)
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Cartoon I - ice cream.
(First: Episode 0033)
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SCENE 6 The sponsors are announced.


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