Sesame Street
The Snuffleupagus map
Air date April 8, 1983
Season Season 14 (1982-1983)
Sponsors G, N, 4
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.

Picture Segment Description

Insert David struggles to roller-skate down Sesame Street. Big Bird helps him to Hooper's Store and reminds him that "practice makes perfect." David imagines being a great skater: in his fantasy, he roller-skates through Central Park with ease. Back in reality, David skates on his own and falls down, but he doesn't mind.
Music: "What Makes Music?"
(First: Episode 1559)
Cartoon A gorilla who knows G words applies for a job.
(First: Episode 0131)
Film Body Parts vs. Heavy Equipment: Three boys (including Brian Henson) pretend to be steam shovels, playing in the dirt. This segues into footage of real construction vehicles. A parallel is drawn between the machinery and how the boys' arms and mouths work.
(First: Episode 0003)
Cartoon Junior has to jump across the pond to make the frog chorus.
(First: Episode 0926)
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster learns to use manners while eating with a spoon.
(First: Episode 1340)
Animation Sand N / n
(First: Episode 0633)
Film A flower opens and closes.
(First: Episode 0441)
Cartoon "Mad Goat Song"
Artist: Derek Lamb
(First: Episode 0771)
Celebrity Fred Mills, of the Canadian Brass, tries to talk to the kids about the trumpet, but Eugene says all that can be said first.
(First: Episode 1253)
Muppets Lefty the Salesman sells Ernie some air, but when Ernie waves to Bert, wanting to show it to him, he drops it. According to Bert (who didn't know what Ernie had), "It couldn't have vanished into thin air." But Ernie sobs, "Yes, it could, Bert! It could!"
(First: Episode 0118)
Cartoon A goose and gander visit the land of the G's.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1141)
Film Wild geese (to madrigal music)
(First: Episode 0935)
Muppets Two children, who can only read some words, resolve their fight over a large book by helping each other and reading alternate words.
(First: Episode 0297)
Cartoon The Ringmaster presents four lions.
(First: Episode 1309)
Film Human and animal babies learn to walk.
(First: Episode 1728)
SCENE 1 Luis sings about a Honker couple whose relationship is perfect because they honk alike.
Cartoon A family of snakes makes shapes, and rolls away.
(First: Episode 1506)


Film "I Can Do It By Myself"/"Old Button Hole"/"It's Easy"
Films of children trying to put on their clothes.
(First: Episode 1727)
Cartoon Four elephants at the circus
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1489)
Billy Dee Williams measures Big Bird
Muppets / Celebirty Big Bird watches Billy Dee Williams measure two kids. Big Bird is taller than the wall they're using, so Billy quickly builds an extension to find Big Bird's height.
Cartoon Two ducks look the same height when they're in the bathtub, but one of them is taller when he steps out.
(First: Episode 0303)
Kermit and Snerfs
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit presents a lecture on tall and short using two Snerfs, who keep changing their size.
(First: Episode 0015)
Cartoon A little girl shows the building and apartment where she lives -- both with the number 6.
(First: Episode 0783)
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit presents a lecture on big and small with the Beautiful Day Monster and a small monster. Splurge comes in at the end to show what a really big monster looks like.
(First: Episode 0015)
Film Sheep dog
(First: Episode 1056)
SCENE 2 Big Bird asks Maria, Luis and David for help. He's going to a Cabbage Cook-Off with Mr. Snuffleupagus and needs help studying the map to find its location. He has the "pocket-sized" Snuffleupagus map, which they unfold, consuming the store. Big Bird memorizes the directions and leaves them with the map, unsure of how to fold it back up.
Cartoon A tiny ant pushes the huge N into its place in the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0780)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover and Lisa complement each other's noses. Lisa also likes Grover's (big) mouth.
(First: Episode 1415)
Cartoon Two men push two large bird eggs on top of two hills.
(First: Episode 0773)
Cartoon "Four Seasons"
(First: Episode 0276)
SCENE 3 The adults struggle to fold up the map and decide to just throw it away instead. Leon and the kids instead take the map so they can use the back to paint on.
Film A kid recites a poem about adding penguins.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0255)
Muppets Two plaque creatures attempt to infect a human mouth, until a mighty toothbrush frightens them off and begins cleaning.
(First: Episode 1482)
Cartoon A rabbit crosses the STREET, and almost gets run over.
Artist: Cathryn Aison
(First: Episode 0778)
SCENE 4 Maria comes by and sees Leon and the kids working on their paintings of the four seasons, though Leon claims there's been some complications. All the seasons have turned out fine, except for Leon's space for spring, which Barkley got his footprints all over. Big Bird returns from the cook-off and immediately interprets Barkley's markings as a painting of Spring (claiming the footprints are from the muddy grounds as a result of melted snow).

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