Sesame Street
Missing Snuffy
Air date March 4, 1982
Season Season 13 (1981-1982)
Written by Tony Geiss
Sponsors A, B, 3
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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)
Cartoon Small letter b (ball/bat)
(First: Episode 1131)
Muppets A barbershop quartet sings a song about the letter B.
(First: Episode 1394)
Cartoon The Typewriter: B for Ball
(First: Episode 0829)
Cast Olivia sings "Everything Grows."
(First: Episode 0998)
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)
Cartoon A little girl sings "The Alphabet Song," while continually admonished by an adult in voice-over.
(First: Episode 0010)
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...
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)
Film Stop! (kids dancing)
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0681)
Cartoon The O in STOP bounces around, and the other letters ask it to stop.
(First: Episode 0149)
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)
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.
Cartoon A man displays the capital and lowercase A, and explains what an alligator is.
(First: Episode 0006)
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)
Cartoon A story about an ape and a bird, using the letter A.
Artist: John Paratore
(First: Episode 0158)
Muppets / Cast Maria and the Anything Muppets sing "The People in Your Neighborhood" — painter and milkman.
(First: Episode 1173)
Cartoon A man nearly falls down a chasm, but the word HELP saves him and helps him across.
(First: Episode 0788)

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)
Film Kids narrate a film about water in hoses, fountains, puddles, streams, bathtubs, rivers, oceans, and other places.
(First: Episode 0135)
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)
Film Mad Painter #3
(First: Episode 0343)

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.
Film Marching Band #3
(First: Episode 0517)

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.

SCENE 4 As Big Bird writes a letter to Snuffy, Gladys the Cow approaches him and asks if he wants to play. Big Bird would rather play with Snuffy, but Gladys is willing to act like a Snuffleupagus is they can nail down the part. Big Bird tells Gladys how Snuffy moves and how he says, "Oh dear..." He also drapes a dark towel and sticks a brown sock over Gladys'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 Bob as they pass by.
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)
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 "Windy Day"
(First: Episode 1645)
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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