Sesame Street
Plot Fluffy goes missing
Air date April 18, 1984
Season Season 15 (1983-1984)
Written by Judy Freudberg
Sponsors L, X, 7
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Luis comes across Telly Monster in the midst of a troubling situation. Telly has been tasked with feeding Oscar's seven pet elephants while he's away, but Telly can't tell how many there are. Luis grabs one of the trunks so Telly has an understanding of where to start and stop counting. However, Telly only counts six trunks. A quick roll call finds Fluffy is missing! Telly asks Luis to go into Oscar's trash can to find her, which Luis doesn't like the sound of.
Bearsinthebed
Cartoon "Five Bears in the Bed" get subtracted as they fall off the bed.
(First: Episode 1231)
ErniePhone
Muppets Ernie & Bert — At night, Ernie can't sleep because he's thirsty. Bert is out of town visiting his brother, so Ernie calls Bert on the phone to tell Bert he's thirsty. He follows Bert's advice to get a glass of water, but calls Bert again to thank him, and say he can't sleep. Bert suggests that he count sheep ... except Ernie doesn't hang up the phone.
Lpoemkids
Cartoon Kids hear an L poem.
(First: Episode 0198)
0926v
Song "Sharing Swing with Kids Song (Share in Your Fun with Another Someone)"
(First: Episode 0926)
2107.Lion
Cartoon L for locomotive, letter, lamp, light, lion, lettuce, lips
(First: Episode 1716)
Triangleinspace.DavidVO
Video Triangle in space (David voiceover)
(First: Episode 1548)
Trianglemuseum
Cartoon A blue triangle looks for his friend in a museum.
(First: Episode 1522)
Scanimatekids
Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
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SCENE 2 Gordon and the kids guess what's going on inside Oscar's can by listening to the sounds of Telly and Luis stumbling around looking for Fluffy.
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Cartoon A mysterious little box on a tightrope entraps a bird, a train, and a cat, which can still be heard. A large frog eats the box, and makes all of the sounds inside.
(First: Episode 1518)
MeGoingtoMunchYou
Muppets Cookie Monster and the Crumbs Unlimited Orchestra perform "Me Going to Munch You, Munch You, Munch You."
(First: Episode 1703)
UncleGus
Cartoon "Uncle Gus and all of us went for a ride to Ho-Ho-Kus". Features a Snuffleupagus cameo.
(First: Episode 0926)
2423-Driving
Film / Cast Gordon and some kids use hula-hoops for many things.
(First: Episode 1103)
BDWilliams.Honker
Muppets / Celebrity Billy Dee Williams and Mr. Honker count backwards from 10 to 1. Homer has to blow his nose before he can honk the last number.
(First: Episode 1819)
Toon.Lookbothways
Cartoon Look both ways before you cross the street
Artist: Ray Favata
(First: Episode 1397)
Noimage
Insert David sings "Just Ask" with Susan, Maria, and Olivia on backup.
(First: Episode 1909)
1576l
Cartoon "The Little Letter L: A Poem by Louise"
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1526)
EBSharingaCookie
Muppets Ernie & BertBert refuses to share his cookie with Ernie, who tells Bert that if the cookie was his, he wouldn't mind sharing. Ernie takes the cookie, and asks Bert to ask him if he would share it.
(First: Episode 0472)
Raccoon
Film Comparing a boy's skin to animals' fur, feathers, skin, and other coverings.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0108)
Toon.Goodnight.Haiti.India
Cartoon How they say "good night" in Haiti and in India.
(First: Episode 1824)
1576m
Insert The Count counts five children as they rearrange their positions.
(First: Episode 1439)
WeAreTheSame
Cartoon A vaudeville act of two SAME people ends when one of them falls off the stage.
(First: Episode 0778)
Noimage
SCENE 3 Mr. Snuffleupagus comes by Big Bird's nest, but Big Bird isn't around. Elsewhere, Telly hangs up a flyer regarding Fluffy. Snuffy hears Telly calling out for Fluffy and thinks his name is being called instead. Telly comes into the nest space and compares Snuffy to the image of Fluffy. He at first thinks he's Fluffy due to the many similarities, but realizes he's Big Bird's supposed imaginary friend. Telly wants to make sure Snuffy isn't imaginary like everyone says and exits. Snuffy dashes off to find Fluffy on his own, just before Telly brings David and Akim to the nest area. The two convince Telly he merely imagined the whole encounter.
2390-Sand
Animation Sand Alphabet: X / x
(First: Episode 0638)
Ssnews.marylamb
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Mary's Little Lamb
After an interview with Mary, the lamb follows Kermit.
X-ends
Cartoon "Poverty X": A peanut-shaped figure lists the words that the letter "X" can be found in.
(First: Episode 0006)
Song.trying
Song Joe Raposo sings "Trying and Trying Again."
(First: Episode 0631)
Chaplin-HAT
Cast The Tramp 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)
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SCENE 4 Snuffy has found Fluffy and returned her to the trash can. Telly finds the two and Snuffy confirms that he is real. Telly runs off to tell the others, while Snuffy heads inside the trash can to play with his new elephant pal. In Hooper's Store, Telly tries to convince Gordon, David and Akim that Snuffy is real. They instead return to the can to prove it's all in Telly's imagination. They see Snuffy is not around, but Fluffy has indeed returned and they count all seven elephants.
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SCENE 4 cont'd Once everyone has left, Telly sees a snuffle emerge from the can and isn't sure if he's imagining this again...
3976zn
Cartoon Gerald's dog Sparky likes to pretend he's an alligator.
(First: Episode 1519)
Stockard
Film Mad Painter #7
(First: Episode 0314)
Grover-moon
Muppets Grover gets under his blanket, pretending that he is on the moon.
(First: Episode 1309)
2059c
Cartoon Seven animals in a tree.
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1530)
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SCENE 5 Gordon inspects the area and sees no sign of a Snuffleupagus. He instructs Telly to tell himself he has a good imagination. Just after Gordon leaves, Mommy Snuffleupagus appears, asking about the whereabouts of her son. Telly can hardly believe what he sees, but convinces himself it's all his powerful imagination.


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