Sesame Street
Snuffy has the snuffle-flu
Air date December 22, 1986
Season Season 18 (1986-1987)
Written by Luis Santeiro
Sponsors B, G, 5


StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
1845a

1845b
Cast When Oscar discovers a letter B next to his trash can, Gilbert and Sullivan pop up to sing "The Letter B" with cameos by Maria, Olivia, Bob, and Barkley.
(First: Episode 1845)
FallingApples2
Animation Apples fall from a tree, which bothers the hill beneath it, as Irish music underscores the segment.
Artist: Etienne Delessert
(First: Episode 0628)
TwoHeadSameDifferentHats
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster finds a cardboard cut-out of themselves, but find they don’t have hats like it does. They run off to get some.
(First: Episode 1880)
Build-clock
Cartoon At a construction site, a blue man builds a cuckoo clock, which gives him his lunch.
(First: Episode 1924)
TwoHeadHats02
Muppets The monster returns wearing football helmets, but they still don’t match the cut-out. They dash off again to change.
(First: Episode 1880)
Hideandseek.bluered
Cartoon Two dots play hide-and-seek amongst different shaped blocks.
(First: Episode 0780)
TwoHeadHats03
Muppets The monster returns, now with cowboy hats that match the cut-out. Their image falls over and they follow.
(First: Episode 1880)
Noimage
SCENE 1 Big Bird tells Luis how happy he feels because Snuffy is coming over to play soon. However, Mommy Snuffleupagus arrives instead to inform Big Bird that Snuffy is stuck at home with the snuffle-flu. She's come to the street to retrieve various items for him, including Big Bird and friends so they can come visit.
Boyflowers
Cartoon A boy's friends bring him flowers to cheer him up, not knowing that he's allergic to them.
(First: Episode 1524)
No5
Film Five Song (Song of Five)
(First: Episode 0006)
Toon-BodyParts
Animation Children's voiceovers (in English and Spanish) dictate how to draw a male's body.
(First: Episode 0528)
1446n
Muppets Game Show: Mystery Mix-up Game
(First: Episode 0834)
SchoolRoom
Film In stop-motion, assorted furniture places themselves in a classroom.
(First: Episode 0647)
Noimage
SCENE 2 At the Snuffleupagus residence, Luis reads Snuffy a Spanish story about a number 5 looking for a place to live.
Pinball 05
Cartoon Pinball Number Count #5
(First: Episode 0991)
FutureJobs01

FutureJobs02
Film Future careers: footage of a kid acting out a certain job, followed by an adult doing "the real thing." Includes a girl singing the "Sesame Street Theme" and another watching a sketch with Cookie Monster and Kermit the Frog.
(First: Episode 0796)
CooperationBros01

CooperationBros02
Muppets Bob reads the story of a king and his three sons, to whom he bestows three, special gifts - a basket that is never emptied of food, a bird that knows all in the land and a horse that can travel anywhere. They each take a separate gift and travel the land, trying to help people. But, when they reunite, they find their separate gifts can't help them completely and realize that by cooperating, they'll know who needs food and a way to get there.
(First: Episode 1691)
2682y
Cartoon A rooster finds a purpose in his life when he's given the job to wake everyone on a farm.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1347)
3171-Fish
Film Footage of a coral reef, showcasing the plant life and the fish.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0466)
Bisforbath
Cartoon B is for bubbles, bubbles and more bubbles. And Bosco, who is taking a bath.
(First: Episode 0355)
1396t
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie has two slices of apple pie. He takes the big piece, and gives Bert the small piece. Bert takes offense to this, saying that he would have given Ernie the big piece and kept the small piece for himself - but the outcome is the same, so what's Bert angry about?
(First: Episode 1166)
1090-20
Cartoon The Typewriter: B for Ball
(First: Episode 0829)
Noimage
SCENE 3 Gordon comes over to the cave with some chicken soup. Mommy Snuffleupagus has also prepared some soup, cabbage soup, which she sings a song about. They both take a taste of each other's soup and find they like it.
3960y
Cartoon "Love" word animation
(First: Episode 0926)
Pelicans
Film Swimming and flying pelicans.
(First: Episode 0322)
RubeNumbers20
Cartoon A Rube Goldberg device is used to turn on a television as the numbers one through twenty are featured.
(First: Episode 1869)
CookieComputerSong
Muppets / Cast Maria and Cookie Monster sing the "Computer Song" as they count digital cookies.
(First: Episode 1973)
Gorilla toon2
Cartoon Speech Balloon: G for gorilla (in man suit).
(First: Episode 0085)
100017
Cast "Sluggo the Great" (David) puts on his baseball gear, but isn't sure which body parts to put them on.
(First: Episode 0492)
Notababy
Song "I'm Not a Baby Anymore"
(First: Episode 0652)
Noimage
SCENE 4 Snuffy shows Big Bird a special game one can play when they're bed-ridden with snuffle-flu - snufflebowling, which involves knocking the pins down with his sneezes.
2073l
Cartoon Five purple konkers disappear one by one, until two of them have a yellow honker together.
(First: Episode 0775)
OneBanana
Muppets "One Banana"
(First: Episode 1941)
3balls.seesaw
Animation Two balls play on a seesaw, when a third one wants to join them (ending up in the middle).
(First: Episode 2054)
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SCENE 5 Snuffy takes another turn at snufflebowling, knocking down every last pin.


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