Sesame Street
Upaguses of the World
Air date February 6, 1986
Season Season 17 (1985-1986)
Written by Mark Saltzman
Production November 22, 1985
Sponsors P, T, 8

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Picture Segment Description
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 girl uses her imagination while sitting on a sofa.
(First: Episode 0765)
Film Joe Raposo sings "Look a Little Closer." (hand)
(First: Episode 0147)
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Cartoon The Typewriter: P for Pencil
(First: Episode 0782)
2096r.jpg Muppets The Two-Headed Monster finds a pencil with a broken point, and demonstrates the fun you can have with it.
(First: Episode 2096)
Cartoon The 8 Brothers Circus displays 8 elephants.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 1645)
Insert Maria teaches Telly to count to 10 in Spanish with a song.
(First: Episode 1473)
Cartoon An elephant asks Nesbitt for directions to the zoo, but won't listen to him long enough.
Artist: Janet Perlman
(First: Episode 1631)
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Film George the Farmer demonstrates above and below.
(First: Episode 0262)
Cartoon P Words (including parachute and plug)
(First: Episode 0296)
Muppets Ernie & Bert โ€” As Bert takes a nap, Ernie tells the viewer how he knows that Bert is asleep - thus waking Bert up, just to tell him it's time for his nap.
(First: Episode 0027)
Cartoon Look both ways before you cross the street
Artist: Ray Favata
(First: Episode 1397)
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SCENE 1 Big Bird brings Luis a floppy disk to load on the computer in the Fix-It Shop while Snuffy looks on from outside (he couldn't fit through the door). The disk contains an encyclopedia of "upaguses" which Big Bird finds fascinating. Snuffy feels as though his own variation of an upagus โ€” the snuffleupagus is insufficient, so he leaves to do something about it.
Song Joe Raposo asks the musical question, "Which Comes First, the Chicken or the Egg?"
(First: Episode 0276)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Humpty Dumpty has fallen off a wall, and Kermit interviews one of the king's horses. Humpty is put together again, but then Kermit gives him a congratulatory slap on the back, and he falls off the wall again.
(First: Episode 0657)
Animation Sand P/p
(First: Episode 0634)
Cast Maria as Chaplin obeys the word HOP, then switches it to STOP.
(EKA: Episode 1982)
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Cartoon A poem about changing seasons.
(First: Episode 0726)
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SCENE 2 Snuffy returns dressed as a bunny betting on Big Bird confusing him for one of the other upaguses. Big Bird greets his friend, but Snuffy insists that he's a hopalupagus. Failing to convince him, Snuffy hops away to try again.
Film Jack Rabbit (no voiceover, edited)
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0390)
Cartoon Picnic with P foods (carried away by ants)
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0764)
Muppets "The King's Picnic"
(First: Episode 0419)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #1: Dots appear uniformly
(First: Episode 0001)
Muppets Grover sits in a park and recites a poem about a butterfly that he sees.
(First: Episode 1967)
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Cartoon A caterpillar escapes a hungry bird by turning into a butterfly.
Artist: Etienne Delessert
(First: Episode 0639)
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SCENE 3 Big Bird returns to his nest to find Snuffy dressed as a broad-billed web-footed quackalupagus.
Cartoon T for Turtle
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1146)
Muppets Kermit the Frog sings "It's Alive".
(First: Episode 2029)
Cartoon What would happen if I popped this balloon?
(First: Episode 1312)
Film Kids learn how to use a computer at a public school.
(First: Episode 1853)
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SCENE 4 Big Bird returns to the Fix-It Shop and asks Luis to search the disk for evidence of a quackalupagus. He doesn't find one, and thus concludes that they must not really exist.
Cartoon A woman identifies farm animals by their sounds.
(First: Episode 1476)
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Cast Via split-screen, two Lindas sign letters of the alphabet: one is no-nonsense, and the other is very playful. A male voiceover narrates the letters with the same demeanor Linda signs them in.
Cartoon Pat the Pilot skywrites a letter P with her plane.
Artist: John Korty
(First: Episode 0478)
Film Finding round things in a supermarket (David voiceover)
(First: Episode 0434)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment โ€” Grover asks Maya to help him follow an arrow. The arrow changes direction until Grover falls down, exhausted.
(First: Episode 1641)
Cartoon Todo el mundo necesita agua
(First: Episode 0780)
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SCENE 5 Big Bird recruits Luis to find on what's going on with Snuffy, who's still insisting that he's a quackalupagus. Luis asks "the quackalupagus" that when he sees Snuffy, tell him that although they got excited about the other upaguses, they still love him the best.

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