Sesame Street
Snuffy's cold
Air date May 2, 1979
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Sponsors C, G, 4
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Picture Segment Description
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COLD OPEN 10th Season Intro Still
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Cast The cast plays baseball with the kids out in the park. Maria invites Oscar to join them, but he claims he has a Grouch game scheduled and heads for the outfield. Bob hits a long-fly ball that lands in Oscar's trash can, which Oscar will return after he and his Grouch pals finish their game inside.
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Cartoon Four motorcycle-riding chickens hatch out of an egg.
(First: Episode 0796)
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Muppets Ernie and Cookie Monster name the things they eat at "Breakfast Time."
(First: Episode 1280)
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Celebrity Bill Cosby counts three kids, but a fourth keeps hiding behind him.
(First: Episode 0154)
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Cartoon A boy gets lost, and encounters a man with a yo-yo, who tells him to remember everything he passed.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0408)
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Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
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SCENE 1 David sings a scat song about counting with the kids.
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Muppets Mr. Johnson orders bacon and eggs, but he can't decide how many of each he wants. Mr. Johnson says that Grover takes too long and asks for two hot dogs and two pickles for lunch. Grover then throws a tantrum in the kitchen.
(First: Episode 0408)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Hippopotamus Round."
(First: Episode 0413)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: C - Cap
(First: Episode 0154)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Trying and Trying Again."
(First: Episode 0631)
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Cast Susan drops Gordon off at the school where he teaches.
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Cartoon A bird displays the front and back of a turtle.
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Celebrity Victor Borge: "Pardon my back...pardon my front, but that's the way I'm built."
(First: Episode 1219)
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Cartoon C for Cat
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 1141)
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Muppets An Anything Muppet sings a "Pretty Little Song" with a canary, but neither of them can figure out when it ends.
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Animation Sand C/c
(First: Episode 0625)
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Cast On a desert island, a parched Luis finds a coconut, which has a letter C inside.
(First: Episode 0703)
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Cartoon Willie Wimple went a-boatin' and polluted the river.
Artist: Abe Levitow
(First: Episode 0561)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird hears a loud sneeze coming from his nest. Inside, he finds Mr. Snuffleupagus, who has come down with a cold. He sings the "Nose Cold Blues."
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Cartoon The Typewriter: C-cat
(First: Episode 0779)
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Film A boy tells what happens on a fishing boat.
(First: Episode 0028)
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SCENE 3 Big Bird rushes to Hooper's Store for advice on how to treat a cold. David suggests drinking juice, eating soup, and using tissues. Big Bird orders all these things, but balks at the small size of each. David can't believe it when he's ask to produce larger portions of them and the fact that these are all for Big Bird's imaginary friend. David begins filling a washtub with soup and hears a large sneeze coming from nearby...
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Cartoon The front and back of a costumed horse follow an ice cream truck.
(First: Episode 0782)
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Muppets Ernie & BertBert notices that Ernie has a piece of string tied on his finger. Ernie says that the string tied on this finger helps to remind him that there's a piece of string tied on this finger. And so on. The string on the last finger is there to remind him that they're out of string.
(First: Episode 0163)
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Film A bulldozer moves dirt up a construction site.
(First: Episode 0799)
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Cartoon A white furball catches a train going through a door marked EXIT.
(First: Episode 0800)
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SCENE 4 Big Bird returns to the store with the tub and notes that Snuffy is feeling better. He orders another helping of soup and David begins filling the tub again. Big Bird stops him, saying it's too much soup now. He clarifies that the soup is now for himself, as he's now caught Snuffy's cold.
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Weaver Bird."
(First: Episode 0372)
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Cartoon G is for Glue
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0279)
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit witnesses as Don Music tries to rewrite "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star." He succeeds and is joined by a country-western band, who sings "Whistle, Whistle, Little Bird."
(First: Episode 1210)
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Cartoon G is for Goat
(First: Episode 0085)
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Muppets Big Bird sings "I Just Adore Four" with The Tarnish Brothers.
(First: Episode 0734)
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Cartoon Pinball Number Count #4
(First: Episode 0984)
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Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper looks inside a paper bag and laughs and asks his next victim, "Wanna see?" The man says yes, so Harvey puts a letter C on him.
(First: Episode 0294)
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Cartoon C - Cake
(First: Episode 0153)
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Film Kids have a lost-dog poster made using an old-style printing press.
(First: Episode 1222)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge (0:25)
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SCENE 5 David makes another bowl of soup for himself - the cold has transferred to him now. Susan comes by and can't believe that David would catch a cold from Big Bird's imaginary friend...then she starts sneezing too.


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