Sesame Street
Hide and seek with Snuffy
Air date January 25, 1980
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Sponsors O, S, 4
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Biff and Sully get some work done on the block, but feel thirsty. Maria, who is waiting for an important piece of mail to come, suggests they go to Hooper's Store for lemonade. Biff asserts that they can't leave their equipment unsupervised. Biff tries figuring out a solution as to who can stay and watch the tools and wait for the mail. While he does this, the mailperson comes by and gives Maria her mail. Maria must now go open the Fix-It Shop and suggests they ask Susan to help. Susan is also waiting for an important package and starts flip-flopping on a solution...
Song A girl invites the listener to "Swing Up High."
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0408)
Cartoon S for Snail
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1158)
Muppets Kermit, Farmer Grover and a horse show how a horse-and-cart works.
(First: Episode 0590)
Cartoon Sign Man: GROW
(First: Episode 1120)
Film A girl puts on her coat all by herself.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0622)
Muppets "Sammy the Snake"
(First: Episode 0278)
Animation Sand S/s
(First: Episode 0622)
SCENE 2 Herry Monster wonders what to have at Hooper's and points to a picture on the wall. David notes that it is of the soup of the day - vegetable soup. He pulls the picture off and shows how it looks exactly like the soup he serves. Herry agrees and walks off with the picture.
Cartoon On a snowy day, a cold man desires firewood. He carries a huge log up the hill multiple times, but it rolls down each time. Using his "wits", he pushes his house down to the bottom of the hill to be closer to the giant log.
(EKA: Episode 0825)
Film This is the desert.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0514)
Muppets Roosevelt Franklin shows that he knows the "Days of the Week."
(First: Episode 0107)
Film Four Song (Song of Four)
(First: Episode 0006)
Muppets Muppets cheer on a rocket launch.
(First: Episode 0567)
SCENE 3 Big Bird plays hide-and-seek with Mr. Snuffleupagus, who goes off to hide. After Big Bird finishes counting, he runs into Buffy, who again asserts that Snuffy is just an imaginary friend, then goes inside 123 Sesame Street. When Snuffy comes out of hiding, he believes Buffy is Big Bird's imaginary friend, a "Buffle-up-a-gus."
Cartoon O limerick
(First: Episode 0146)
Film Knock knock. Who's there? The woodpecker!
(First: Episode 0437)
Muppets Western: Four Anything Muppet cowboys put up a Wanted poster for "the Great Cookie Thief", who's been stealing cookies from all the bakeries in these here parts. Cookie Monster is standing in front of the poster, and the others suspect that he's the Great Cookie Thief -- he has the same googly eyes, the same blue fur, and the same Western hat. They confront Cookie Monster, but he denies the charge: "Not have same mustache!" He shouts, "Look over there!" -- and while they're distracted, he draws a mustache on the poster. They apologize -- but then Cookie Monster takes off his hat, and cookies fall out. The Great Cookie Thief makes his escape.
(First: Episode 0276)
Cartoon O for orange
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0673)
SCENE 4 Big Bird mopes over his situation. Buffy agrees to wait for Snuffy to return and they decide to play hide-and-seek in the meantime. She goes off to hide, just as Snuffy returns. He plays along with Big Bird's notions about Buffy and jokingly starts looking for her.
Cartoon A boy solves a math problem: 3 + 1 = 4.
(First: Episode 0516)
Cast Luis and Gordon play roommates. On a chilly night, Luis wants to keep the window CLOSED, but Gordon prefers having it OPEN. Gordon finally agrees to keep it shut, then smashes up the surrounding walls.
(First: Episode 1220)
Animation 4 red balls minus 1 equals 3.
(First: Episode 0278)
SCENE 5 Snuffy has to go home and points out that they haven't found Buffy anywhere. As he exits, Buffy emerges from her hiding spot - under a fluffy blanket in Big Bird's nest. After dealing with Buffy, Snuffy and a blanket that's fluffy, Big Bird declares he's had "enuffy!"
Cartoon Two lines intersect at the middle of the screen and have an argument; they cooperate by making a cross.
(First: Episode 0276)
Film A baker decorates a birthday cake to a jazz percussion beat.
(First: Episode 1172)
Cartoon Building a dog house is easy if you have a ruler.
(First: Episode 0630)
Film A trip to the doctor's office.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0471)
Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper tells a man that "stickys" are really useful. The man asks, "What's a sticky for?". Then Harvey slaps a number 4 on the man's chest and says, "This is sticky, and it's a four!"
(First: Episode 0668)
Cast David tries demonstrating the word "CLOSED," but the door keeps opening. He stands in front of it, preventing it from opening, as the wall around it topples over.
Film Mad Painter #4
(First: Episode 0344)
Cartoon Jasper and Julius: Apple
(First: Episode 0485)
Film A girl gets on, in, and under a blanket in a park.
(First: Episode 0406)
Cartoon Typewriter: S for spring
(First: Episode 0792)
Muppets A little boy explains how he can be a son, a brother, a paperboy, a friend, and a grandson all at the same time.
(First: Episode 0691)
Cartoon A spring bounces under and over animals.
(First: Episode 1236)
SCENE 6 Biff and Sully have some hamburgers at Hooper's, where Biff showers Sully's burger with pepper. Sully starts sneezing frequently, making Biff think Sully has come down with a cold. He offers to take up Sully's workload and suggests he go home and rest. Sully takes up the chance and dashes out. Maria and Susan point out what really caused Sully's sneezing and Biff calls Sully to come back.
Cartoon Two men push two large bird eggs on top of two hills.
(First: Episode 0773)
Celebrity Flip Wilson shows how his teacher, Miss Johnson, taught the ABCs.
(First: Episode 0151)
Cartoon S for sing
(First: Episode 0824)
Horses pull cement
Film Horses compete in a contest to see who can pull the most cement.
(First: Episode 0556)
Film Counting 6 pieces of laundry on the line
(First: Episode 0419)
1041scuba Film Scuba diver - on, into, under, through, around
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0516)
SCENE 7 Biff drags Sully back to the store and tries to explain what happened. He spreads pepper all over the store, causing everyone to start sneezing.

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