Sesame Street
Missing Snuffy
Air date March 4, 1982
Season Season 13 (1981-1982)
Written by Tony Geiss
Sponsors A, B, 3
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.


StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
HerryEricTouchGame
Muppets Herry Monster plays a game with a boy named Eric, who closes his eyes and guesses what Herry hands him (a ball, a feather, and his head).
(First: Episode 1613)
Bforbat
Cartoon Small letter b (ball/bat)
(First: Episode 1131)
Barbershop-B
Muppets A barbershop quartet sings a song about the letter B.
(First: Episode 1394)
1090-20
Cartoon The Typewriter: B for Ball
(First: Episode 0829)
2341l
Cast Olivia sings "Everything Grows."
(First: Episode 0998)
1396t
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie has two slices of apple pie. He takes the big piece, and gives Bert the small piece. Bert takes offense to this, saying that he would have given Ernie the big piece and kept the small piece for himself - but the outcome is the same, so what's Bert angry about?
(First: Episode 1166)
Littlegirlsalphabet
Cartoon A little girl sings "The Alphabet Song," while continually admonished by an adult in voice-over.
(First: Episode 0010)
Noimage
SCENE 1 Gordon, Susan and Mr. Hooper have been invited to Big Bird's nest for a tea party and to finally meet Mr. Snuffleupagus, or so they believe. Big Bird wonders what's keeping Snuffy so long, when he receives a large snufflegram from another Snuffleupagus (whom the others don't see). The snufflegram tells Big Bird that Snuffy and his family are off visiting Uncle Fred in Hawaii for the week. Big Bird wonders what he'll do all week without his best friend...
Harveykneeslapperb
Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper asks a man, "Do you know where I wanna be?" The man says he doesn't know. Harvey says, "I wanna B -- right here!" and slaps a letter B on the man's sweater. Harvey runs off, laughing.
(First: Episode 0277)
1836p
Film Stop! (kids dancing)
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0681)
Stopcartoon
Cartoon The O in STOP bounces around, and the other letters ask it to stop.
(First: Episode 0149)
Ssnews.princesscookie
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit interviews a servant who tells him that the queen wants to test the maiden by placing a cookie under the mattresses to see if she can feel it. The "princess" (Cookie Monster) lies down, feels something, then devours the mattresses.
(First: Episode 0417)
Noimage
SCENE 2 Bob finds Big Bird sulking out on the stoop, missing Snuffy. Bob sings to him about feeling happy and sad. Big Bird realizes he can call Snuffy on the phone and asks to borrow a dime.
Alligatortoon
Cartoon A man displays the capital and lowercase A, and explains what an alligator is.
(First: Episode 0006)
Phone
Muppets Simon Soundman comes to Ernie's apartment because he has some car trouble and needs to use Ernie's phone, but Ernie doesn't understand what he is trying to say.
(First: Episode 0132)
Aapestory
Cartoon A story about an ape and a bird, using the letter A.
Artist: John Paratore
(First: Episode 0158)
PIYN-MilkmanPainter
Muppets / Cast Maria and the Anything Muppets sing "The People in Your Neighborhood" — painter and milkman.
(First: Episode 1173)
Toon-HelpFall
Cartoon A man nearly falls down a chasm, but the word HELP saves him and helps him across.
(First: Episode 0788)
0926k

0926l
Muppets Biff and Sully move a piano. Biff tries to play a scale and talks about practice. While Biff is away, Sully plays a full concert piece.
(First: Episode 0911)
WaterWaterWater
Film Kids narrate a film about water in hoses, fountains, puddles, streams, bathtubs, rivers, oceans, and other places.
(First: Episode 0135)
1957-Lines
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)
Painter3
Film Mad Painter #3
(First: Episode 0343)
Noimage
SCENE 3 Gordon and the kids discuss times when they missed someone they loved. Big Bird asserts that Snuffy will return in a week. The kids cheer for his eventual return, puzzling Gordon.
MarchingBand-3
Film Marching Band #3
(First: Episode 0517)
ErnieBertMona

Ebmonster4
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie and Bert notice Mona pretending to be a tree in order to attract birds. However, when Bert tries it, a giant green bird lands on his head.
Noimage
SCENE 4 As Big Bird writes a letter to Snuffy, a cow approaches him and asks if he wants to play. Big Bird would rather play with Snuffy, but the cow is willing to act like a Snuffleupagus is they can nail down the part. Big Bird tells the cow how Snuffy moves and how he says, "Oh dear..." He also drapes a dark towel and sticks a brown sock over the cow's nose to resemble a Snuffleupagus more. Big Bird sees this as a fine solution and the two go off the to play, befuddling Gordon and Susan as they pass by.
SignMan-Stop
Cartoon Sign Cartoon: STOP.
After the man reads the sign, two cars screech to a stop, one on each side of him.
(First: Episode 1163)
Sesame Street Letters Make Words With B
Film Letters Make Words: the letter B
(First: Episode 1512)
ItsRaining?
Cartoon A boy thinks it's raining outside, so he puts on his rain gear and goes outside, only to find sunny weather. It turns out the lawn sprinkler was near his window.
(First: Episode 1627)
Song.windyday
Song "Windy Day"
(First: Episode 1645)
Girlsandcastle.oldschool
Cartoon A girl builds a sand castle at the beach, but the ocean keeps washing it away, so she builds one away from the waves.
Artist: Fred Garbers
(First: Episode 1452)
Episode 1649 end
SCENE 5 Gordon, Susan and Bob check on Big Bird, who's just received a giant postcard from Snuffy, saying he misses Big Bird too. The grown-ups assume Big Bird made this himself, even though the card has a photo of Snuffy's hotel with a mark over the room he's staying in. Snuffy announces the sponsors.


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