Sesame Street
Arnold Hooper's Snuffleupagus plan
Air date April 11, 1983
Season Season 14 (1982-1983)
Sponsors G, L, 6
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Big Bird tells Mr. Snuffleupagus that Mr. Hooper's brother Arnold is working at the store today. The two walk to the store, where Arnold and David are engrossed in the Hooper family photo album. They don't notice Snuffy peeking in through the door, which he can hardly fit through. David refuses to go outside and "meet" Snuffy, so Big Bird leaves in a huff. Big Bird reports back to Snuffy, who decides to just go home. Back in the store, David tells Arnold that all the Mr. Snuffleupagus business drives him crazy, so Arnold proposes he "invite" Snuffy back to Chicago with him to give David a reprieve. He starts chatting up to the empty space as if it were Snuffy, prompting strange looks from Big Bird and Olivia.
Cartoon A man jumps into a poster of Lake Lillian.
(First: Episode 0347)
Muppets Alphabet Chat: Lord Chatterly's poem on the letter L ends in chaos as usual.
(First: Episode 0762)
Cartoon "L Look Around Song"
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1483)
Film Kids take swimming lessons in a pool.
(First: Episode 1232)
SCENE 2 Big Bird phones Snuffy and tells him about Arnold's plan. Snuffy consults with his mommy, who allows him to go to Chicago. Arnold plays along, but David thinks this plan is going to backfire in some manner.
Cartoon Speech Balloon: L--Loud
(First: Episode 0783)
Film Ostriches walk and run. (piano music)
(First: Episode 0339)
Cartoon L for Lion
(First: Episode 0798)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentErnie and Alphonso discuss DANGER.
(First: Episode 1387)
Cartoon A Middle Eastern man narrowly avoids various forms of danger, then trips and falls in a hole.
(First: Episode 1387)
Film A female vocalist sings about the many different types of flowers found all over.
(First: Episode 0141)
Cartoon A toothbrush talks to a mouth about what could happen if not taken care of.
(First: Episode 1476)
George abovebelow
Film George the Farmer demonstrates above and below.
(First: Episode 0262)
Insert Susan sings "How Do You Walk" with the kids, Mr. Macintosh and Bob, demonstrating how people's feelings affect how they walk.
(First: Episode 1033)
Cartoon A concert pianist shows up in a construction worker's lunchbox, singing the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0449)
Insert Three of These Kids are playing policeman, but the other one is playing fireman.
(First: Episode 0408)
Film Lemurs rest on tree branches.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0390)
Cartoon A playground is destroyed by bad weather, and a teacher has her class rebuild it from memory.
(First: Episode 1453)
Muppets Four greaser Anything Muppets sing about being afraid.
(First: Episode 1755)
Cartoon A boy tries to guess what a voice belongs to by asking it questions, and wins a ride on a giraffe.
(First: Episode 0795)
Cast Maria as Chaplin finds a HAT sign near a hatrack with a new hat. He tries replacing his crummy, worn-out one with it, but the sign falls apart each time.
(First: Episode 1580)
1041dangertheater Film Children in a movie theater tell a man on the screen not to open a door that says "DANGER" on it. He opens it, and there's an explosion.
(First: Episode 0526)
Cartoon A nutty dragon blows 5 puffs of smoke, which are blown away by a fan-hatted man.
(First: Episode 0980)
SCENE 3 Big Bird helps pack Snuffy's snuffle-duffle and Snuffy runs home to get his camera. Arnold and David enter the nest and see the gigantic bag. Arnold is startling to realize he's in too deep, but continues to play along, carrying the large bag out with David. Olivia gives them another set of strange looks.
Cartoon A red man tries to get apples from a tree by himself, while a yellow man builds a ladder.
(First: Episode 0779)
Film Circles in everyday objects.
(First: Episode 0464)
Gorilla toon2
Cartoon Speech Balloon: G for gorilla (in man suit).
(First: Episode 0085)
Busted Muppets Grover the Salesman tries to sell Kermit toothbrushes.
(First: Episode 1325)
Cartoon The Typewriter gets stuck in a spot of glue, and types "G: Glue."
(First: Episode 0775)
Film In time-lapse footage, a construction crew builds a house and paints it green, and a family moves into it.
(First: Episode 1171)
Cartoon Two hippie kids wonder how to make their droopy plant grow.
(First: Episode 1484)
Richard Pryor shares Strawberries on Sesame Street
Celebrity Richard Pryor sits on a park bench with a basket of strawberries; a kid wants him to share them.
(First: Episode 1141)
Umm... butterfly
Cartoon A caterpillar escapes a hungry bird by turning into a butterfly.
Artist: Etienne Delessert
(First: Episode 0639)
SCENE 4 Arnold is ready to leave, while Big Bird confers with Snuffy to make sure he's remembered everything. Snuffy realizes tomorrow is the Snuffle-garten picnic and he's supposed to bring the spaghetti, which is all followed by a week of other activities. Big Bird breaks the news to Arnold, but tells him they're all invited to the Snuffleupagus festivities!
Cartoon An alligator and an elephant chat about how to remember their names.
(First: Episode 1301)
Film Several people help a man when his car is stuck in the mud.
(First: Episode 0619)
Cartoon Six camels
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1503)
Muppets Bert says his favorite number is Six.
(First: Episode 1289)
Animation Counting animals (1 butterfly, 2 frogs, 3 birds, 4 turtles, 5 bees, 6 fish)
(First: Episode 1700)
SCENE 5 Arnold says goodbye to everyone before heading off to the airport.

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