Sesame Street
Snuffy's cousin, Señor Esnofelopago, visits from Puerto Rico.
Air date April 5, 1984
Season Season 15 (1983-1984)
Written by Luis Santeiro
Sponsors R, W, 7


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Gordon encounters Big Bird, who shows him a picture of Snuffy's Puerto Rican cousin, Señor Esnofelopago. Snuffy has to do some errands, so Big Bird is keeping watch for his cousin. He tells Gordon to stick around so he can meet him, but Gordon has to get to work.

Señor Esnofelopago
Once Gordon leaves, Kimberly and James show their dog to Big Bird, who compares the dog to the picture and concludes that they're different. When they leave, Señor Esnofelopago enters (with percussion added to Snuffy's usual underscore), Big Bird compares him to the picture and confirms that it's him. Esnofelopago remarks that, with his cousin's elusiveness, it's “almost like he's imaginary”. Big Bird leads him to Snuffy's cave.
Film David narrates some films showing the homes of animals.
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Cartoon Men in boxes sound out the word RUN.
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Muppets Two-Headed Monster: One head wants to play the trumpet, but the other head wants to sleep.
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Cartoon A man explains the letter R with a radio. Once he starts singing, the radio decides to turn him off by tweaking his nose.
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SCENE 2 At Snuffy's cave, Big Bird, Esnofelopago, and the kids look around for Snuffy. They cooperate to unpack Esnofelopago's suitcase, which has a bathing suit, a towel, and a pail and shovel. Big Bird confesses that there are no beaches on Sesame Street, but they can use his snuffle-shower instead.
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit the Frog talks to people waiting in line for a football game being held at the SuperGame Stadium. A woman explains why she is last in line, and points out that Kermit is actually last, although Kermit insists that he is not in line. He goes to the front of the line and finds out that the first two people in the line are in a disagreement over which of them is first in line. The gate opens, and everyone walks all over Kermit.
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Muppets A monster barbershop quartet sings "When You Cooperate."
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Cartoon The word "YES" follows a man.
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SCENE 3 At the Fix-it Shop, a weary Maria takes a break to relax. Big Bird gives her an invitation to a party at Snuffy's cave, but she decides to rest awhile and then she'll come later. Big Bird leaves, and she drifts off to sleep.
In Maria's dream, she shows up at the cave, rings the doorbell, and is greeted by Señor Esnofelopago. She notices they're both from Puerto Rico, and they both sing “En Mi Viejo San Juan”.
Luis encounters Maria as she wakes up from her dream. She tells him about the party Big Bird invited her to, then goes back to sleep.
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Cartoon A boy observes a mother bird feeding her babies, and remembers to run home to dinner.
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SCENE 4 Big Bird waits at the cave for Maria and Luis, as Señor Esnofelopago goes to look for them.
Big Bird has put up a trail of arrows leading to the cave. Maria and Luis follow the arrows, which briefly lead them into the garage – and Señor Esnofelopago passes by while they’re inside! Once they make their way outside, it starts to rain, so they give up and go back inside the Fix-it Shop.
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Cartoon Dot Bridge (raspberry)
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SCENE 5 Big Bird alerts Maria and Luis that Señor Esnofelopago is about to leave on the bus, and gives them a note from him written in Spanish, and a Puerto Rican flower. Like a flower, Maria’s curiosity grows. Señor Esnofelopago announces the sponsors and bids “¡Adios!”.

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