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Sesame Street
Snuffy's cousin Abigail visits Sesame Street
Air date April 1, 1983
Season Season 14 (1982-1983)
Directed by Jon Stone
Sponsors F, R, 11
Syndication Sesame Street Unpaved
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.


Picture Segment Description

SCENE 1 Snuffy brings his toaster to the Fix-It Shop. Maria is working in the back room; she calls to her customer to leave the toaster for her. When she comes out, she's amazed to find a Snuffleupagus-sized toaster...
Cartoon A man in a bowler hat examines what's behind each door.
(First: Episode 1409)
Film A girl meets a blind woman who has a seeing-eye dog.
(First: Episode 0952)
Rhino Limerick.JPG
Cartoon R for Rhinoceros (poem)
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1151)
Muppets Alphabet Chat: Mr. Chatterly tries to discuss the letter R, but everything goes awry.
(First: Episode 0876)
Animation Three rocks use different methods to get across a lake.
Artist: Al Jarnow
(First: Episode 1459)
SCENE 2 Maria shows Olivia the huge toaster, and wonders if she spoke to Mr. Snuffleupagus. Olivia thinks that Big Bird must be playing a trick. They wait to see if Snuffy comes back to pick up the toaster β€” but Big Bird comes for it instead; Snuffy asked him to pick up the toaster for him.
Cartoon The Typewriter: R for Rope
(First: Episode 0764)
Film City alphabet (Joe Raposo instrumental with kid voiceover)
(First: Episode 0132)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Ernie, Bert and Shola discuss the difference between "heavy" and "light".
(First: Episode 0549)
Cartoon A girl and elephant show heavy and light.
(First: Episode 0785)
cut from the Noggin version
Muppets Kermit smells smoke. An Anything Muppet girl tells him that there's a fire "over there", and Kermit screams for the fireman. Grover comes along wearing a white coat and a stethoscope; then carrying a pitchfork, and talking about his cows, chickens and the barn. Kermit reminds him that a fireman puts out fires. When Grover finally arrives with a hose, they discover that the fire is coming from the girl toasting marshmallows over a small campfire.
(First: Episode 0348)
Film A voiceover lists many R words.
(First: Episode 0661)
cut from the Noggin version
You Can Clean Almost Anything.jpg
Film You can clean almost anything.
Music: Bach's "Gavotte" performed by the Swingle Singers.
(First: Episode 0001)
Celebrity James Taylor performs "Jellyman Kelly" with a bunch of kids.
Cartoon F is for Fly and Frog
(First: Episode 0034)
Film The Flashettes track team trains for an upcoming race.
(First: Episode 1151)
Cartoon Cloud blows things FFFFFFFF
(First: Episode 0387)
Cast David, Luis and Linda count in different languages.
(First: Episode 0326)
Cartoon Different uses of a triangle
(First: Episode 1580)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: The Count ruins Kermit's opportunities to interview The Three Little Pigs and the Seven Dwarves by counting them.
(First: Episode 0569)
Cartoon A man makes a CASA for both him and his dog, who then makes a CASA for a bird.
(First: Episode 0586)
SCENE 3 Dr. Nobel Price thinks he has discovered a creature called the "Shagaphant." However, as Dr. Price elaborates on the creature, Big Bird has his suspicions on who he really caught. Sure enough, it turns out to be Snuffy's cousin Abigail visiting from Hawaii. As the two leave, Maria arrives and finds Dr. Price sobbing in disbelief, claiming, "I don't believe it! A Snuffleupagus!" Maria comforts him, saying, "That's okay, I don't believe it either!"
Cartoon A girl runs home to her CASA.
(First: Episode 0503)
Muppets Polly Darton sings "I'm Under the Weather Over You."
(First: Episode 1702)
Film A piece of construction equipment and a giraffe are shown side-by-side.
(First: Episode 1550)
cut from the Noggin version
Cartoon Henson: Eleven Cheer
(First: Episode 0273)
Muppets An Anything Muppet girl shows the viewers that the number 11 is the same right side up and upside down.
(First: Episode 0183)
Cartoon An aviator and his son cooperate to start their plane.
(First: Episode 1476)
cut from the Noggin version
Song "Starfish"
(First: Episode 0280)
Cartoon The Ringmaster displays 11 purple pooches.
Animation by Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1347)
SCENE 4 Big Bird tries to get Snuffy and Abigail reunited, but since Snuffleupaguses are so elusive, it's a difficult task ...
Cartoon A man explains to a girl what a surprise is.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1358)
cut from the Noggin version
Film Kenneth sees how his dad’s shirts is pressed at Mr. Cooper’s dry cleaners.
(First: Episode 1403)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie tells Bert about his so-called "boring" day at the zoo.
(First: Episode 0020)
Cartoon Light and heavy (bird falls on man)
(First: Episode 0785)
cut from the Noggin version
Film Animals fight.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0567)
cut from the Noggin version
SCENE 5 Big Bird and Snuffy say goodbye to Abigail as she gets on the bus (and briefly gets her trunk stuck between the doors). Maria announces the sponsors.

CLOSING SIGNS Grover holds up the Sesame Street sign, while the Count holds up the CTW sign at the end.

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