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Mr. Snuffleupagus cleans his pajamas
Air date February 27, 1978
Season Season 9 (1977-1978)
Sponsors M, N, 11
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Count von Count assembles David, Olivia, Mr. Hooper and some kids out on the stoop. The group complains that it's four in the morning, but the Count needs their help showing next to and his bat, Luba, only works nights. She flies next to everyone and various surrounding things. She and the Count head home after seeing everyone else has fallen asleep.
Cartoon What if we celebrate Valentine's Day with chickens instead of hearts?
(First: Episode 0488)
Film Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie plays a game of tag with Bert, who is reading his book.
(First: Episode 1026)
Animation Apples fall from a tree, which bothers the hill beneath it, as Irish music underscores the segment.
Artist: Etienne Delessert
(First: Episode 0628)
Film Kids comment over footage of an eagle's view of different kinds of roads.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0377)
Cartoon Christopher Clumsy jumps over a hole and says that he fooled the viewer. He then walks into a wall.
(First: Episode 0439)
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Cast Maria as Chaplin tries walking against a stream of foot traffic following a sign that reads ONE WAY.
(First: Episode 1048)
Cartoon A girl imagines being next to a tree, a house and a car. "Now I'm going over there," she says. "There's nothing here to be next to!"
(First: Episode 0782)
Film A panda tries to scratch an itch.
(First: Episode 0931)
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Cartoon Three little men climb up the three flower stems.
(First: Episode 0634)
Cast Luis and the kids put together a fractured letter N.
(First: Episode 0938)
Cartoon Hats
(First: Episode 0773)
Cartoon Nancy the nanny goat nibbles her nails and notices noodles.
Artist: Tee Collins
(First: Episode 0240)
Cartoon A tiny ant pushes the huge N into its place in the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0780)
Muppets / Celebrity Biff and Sully recruit Judy Collins into their singing group - YES and they sing the group's theme song.
(First: Episode 0961)
Animation Sand N/n
(First: Episode 0633)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit meets Little Miss Muffet, who sits on her water bed, eats crunchy granola, and is not afraid of the spider, who ends up frightening Kermit away.
(First: Episode 0601)
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Cartoon "Lowercase n"
(First: Episode 0358)
Film A film of butterflies
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0406)
Cartoon Christopher Clumsy jumps over a hole, and falls into another hole.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0439)

SCENE 2 The Count listens to Olivia read the story "The Two Headed Monster", enacted by the titular monster. The book is about how the monster cannot decide on what to do because both heads want to do different things. Eventually they learn that together, they are able to lift weights, play doctor ("Kildare! Kildare!"), play the piano ("Tchaikovsky! Mozart!"), and eat a salami-and-cheese sandwich.
Insert Three of These Kids (upside-down girl)
(First: Episode 0413)
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Cartoon The word "YES" follows a man.
(First: Episode 0875)
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Muppets Grover climbs a mountain and counts from one to ten with his own echo.
(First: Episode 0949)
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Film George the Farmer uses barrels to count to ten.
(First: Episode 0293)
Cartoon Is snow cold? Yes!
(First: Episode 0822)
Muppets An Anything Muppet teaches another to count by singing "Beep."
(First: Episode 0768)
SCENE 3 Mr. Hooper is about to hang up his laundry on the overhead washline, when Big Bird enters. He also has something to dry - a pair of pajamas, but he doesn't think there will be enough room on the line. Mr. Hooper is certain one pair of pajamas, even as big as Big Bird's, won't create an issue and tells him to hang them up while answers a gag call from his cousin Hymie. Mr. Hooper exits the store and sees a giant pair of pajamas taking up the entire clothesline. Big Bird claims they belong to Mr. Snuffleupagus.
Film The Mad Painter #11
(First: Episode 0329)
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Cartoon Pinball Number Count #11
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0988)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie tells Bert about his so-called "boring" day at the zoo.
(First: Episode 0020)
Animation Three lines attempt to individually reach the top of the TV screen, but fail. They succeed after they combine all of their lengths.
(First: Episode 0288)
Cartoon A clam tells a fisherman why he's not catching any fish: he pulled all the plants out of the pond.
(First: Episode 0408)
SCENE 4 Snuffy happens by to check on his pajamas. Big Bird claims Mr. Hooper isn't happy about the situation, so Snuffy offers to dry them faster using "snuffle power," causing a big windstorm outside.
Cartoon Today's Secret Drawing: the letter M
(First: Episode 0131)
Film "Listen ..." to various sounds, including the ocean, a heart beating, a clock ticking, a horse galloping, crickets chirping, a passing train, and others.
(First: Episode 0951)
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Muppets Little Bird explains "next to". Then Cookie Monster cuddles up next to Little Bird.
(First: Episode 0167)
Cartoon A small man tries to use a seesaw, but can't get his associate (a very large man) to go up.
Film Counting 20 boxes
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0510)
Cartoon Sign Sounds: DIRTY
Film Things that start with M
(First: Episode 0620)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #6: Dot blows raspberry
(First: Episode 0001)
SCENE 5 Over at Big Bird's nest, Big Bird and Snuffy iron his pajamas as Mr. Hooper announces the sponsors.

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