Sesame Street
Snuffy and the rain
Air date April 1, 1982
Season Season 13 (1981-1982)
Written by Luis Santeiro
Sponsors J, S, 5
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Big Bird is the early bird once again on this morning and hears the loud sounds of the Honkers. He tells them in a whisper to honk quieter so they don't disturb the neighbors. The Honkers don't grasp the idea and Big Bird gets louder and louder to get his point across. Then, all the surrounding neighbors yell at him to be quiet.
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — At the movies, Ernie makes some loud noises while he eats his candy bar and peanuts and drinks his soda. Bert loses his temper and shouts at Ernie to be quiet, at which point the usher enters and throws Bert out.
(First: Episode 0536)
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Song "Summer Song" - A singer describes what happens in the summertime.
(First: Episode 1304)
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Cartoon Five Worms In An Apple
Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1502)
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Muppets "Five People in My Family"
(First: Episode 0008)
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Animation Five firefighters put out a flaming 5.
(First: Episode 1614)
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Film A boy talks about feeding sheep in the winter.
Music: Robert Dennis
(First: Episode 0786)
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Transition Triangles are made onscreen.
(First: Episode 0291)
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SCENE 2 Forgetful Jones comes for a music lesson with Bob and claims he's getting better at remembering, having only forgotten his boots and where his balloon is today. He's also wearing a sign reading "ME" to help him remember who he is, despite Bob telling him that "me" can refer to anyone. Forgetful begins his recorder lesson, blowing up the balloon he left inside as he tries to play.
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Muppets Monsterpiece Theater: "Me, Claudius"
Bruce, Harvey, Maurice, and the monster who would become Elmo fight over which one is Claudius. Slimey also makes a cameo during the title screen.
(First: Episode 1448)
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Cartoon A man visits the police department to report a lost person and make sure the officer's sketch matches what he describes.
(First: Episode 1609)
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Film Hands build things out of triangles and squares while off-screen voices try to figure out what the constructions will be.
(First: Episode 0004)
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Cast Via split-screen, two Lindas sign letters of the alphabet: one is no-nonsense, and the other is very playful. A male voiceover narrates the letters with the same demeanor Linda signs them in.
(First: Episode 1354)
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Cartoon Six snakes spent Saturday on the sand.
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SCENE 3 Susan and the kids look for hidden letter Ss in a picture, which also happens to include Slimey. Oscar has been looking for the worm and continues their game of tag.
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Cartoon A girl inflates a balloon in the shape of an S.
(First: Episode 0414)
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Muppets / Celebrity Lena Horne sings "How Do You Do?" to Grover.
(First: Episode 0536)
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Cartoon S for Snail
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1158)
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Muppets The Two-Headed Monster shares a pillow.
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Film Joe Raposo sings "Look a Little Closer". The object is a tire.
(EKA: Episode 0179)
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Insert Big Bird sings about "Wheels on My Feet" while roller skating down the street.
(First: Episode 1483)
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Film A gemsbok runs fast, then faster.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0416)
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Cartoon Little Andy doesn't understand why everyone's noses turn pink when he greets them. He comes to realize that he didn't take a bath.
(First: Episode 1289)
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Muppets Two germs attempt to infect a human mouth, until a mighty toothbrush frightens them off and begins cleaning.
(First: Episode 1482)
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Animation Sand S/s
(First: Episode 0622)
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Song "Do the Wash"
(First: Episode 1423)
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Muppets Ernie & BertBert says that he's going to demonstrate quiet by talking quietly to Ernie. But when he tries, Ernie claims that he can't hear what Bert is saying. Finally, Bert gets frustrated and shouts at Ernie; Ernie tells Bert not to be so loud.
(First: Episode 0150)
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Cartoon Shorty reaches a water fountain with a stool.
(First: Episode 0954)
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SCENE 4 Aristotle strolls into the Fix-It Shop and becomes confused by Maria and Luis' speech, as he doesn't understand what Spanish is. The two explain how they learned both English and Spanish and teach him a few useful Spanish words. Ari is excited, as he can now start a new language collection.
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Cartoon J - Jam
(First: Episode 0012)
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Muppets A lady wants the exact same outfit as the store mannequin (which turns out to be alive).
(First: Episode 1523)
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Film A showcase of J words
(First: Episode 0631)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Flying."
(First: Episode 0394)
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Cartoon Billy Jo Jive looks for the missing batch of strawberry shortcakes.
(First: Episode 1261)
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SCENE 5 Big Bird and Mr. Snuffleupagus play in his nest, when rain begins to fall. Snuffy doesn't like getting wet, since it leads to shivers and possibly catching a cold. Big Bird gets an umbrella to cover him, but it only goes over one half of his body. Big Bird moves to his back half, while his front now gets wet. Big Bird points to a barrel for Snuffy to stick his snuffle in, which still leaves part of his getting wet.
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Muppets As ominous music plays, The Count walks around his castle, checks out the mirror (he has no reflection), and greets his bats. The mailman (Jim Henson) arrives, with a bunch of letters for Count. The mailman wonders why there are so many letters. The Count says that he wrote them all himself, so he could count them... and then he does.
(First: Episode 0420)
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Film Five dancers disappear one by one, until there are none left.
(First: Episode 0589)
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Animation Counting six red balls
(First: Episode 0278)
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Film A metal crane and a real crane look alike.
(First: Episode 1544)
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SCENE 6 The kids help out with their own umbrellas, all covering Snuffy at once. Luis helps Aristotle announce today's sponsors in Spanish.


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