Sesame Street
Big Bird and Snuffy adventure across the street
Air date March 26, 1987
Season Season 18 (1986-1987)
Written by Nancy Sans
Production January 9, 1987
Sponsors F, U, 2

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Big Bird and Mr. Snuffleupagus are preparing for their big adventure in Big Bird's nest. Snuffy is wearing a back pack and brought his bathing trunks in case they go swimming, a telescope in case they climb a mountain and want to look down below, and a horn in case they come across a lion and want to let him know that they're there. All they need now is some adventure music, so they begin humming an improvised tune.
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Cartoon ADVENTURE! A man and woman escape a boulder, a crocodile, and other obstacles.
(First: Episode 2080)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Two is You and Me."
(First: Episode 0375)
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Muppets Director Kermit is making a western film with Forgetful Jones as the star. Forgetful Jones is supposed to enter through the saloon doors and shout, "Everybody, freeze!" Of course, he forgets this, and instead enters under, around, and over the door. He gets the line right for the first three takes, but when he finally goes through the door: "Everybody ... frolic!"
(First: Episode 1922)
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Cartoon "Poverty U" -- A figure gives a salute to the letter U, and presents the letter with a bouquet of flowers.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0036)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird and Snuffy set out on their adventure, but they keep finding mundane items like a ball and a fallen leaf. Big Bird describes something he's spotted which Snuffy guess might be a two-headed, four-legged, wheelie Honker. But it's just Gina and Uncle Wally riding a tandem bicycle.
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Cartoon A flame burns through a capital letter F, ultimately revealing a lowercase letter f.
(First: Episode 2288)
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Film Kids go roller-skating in a playground as ragtime music plays.
(First: Episode 1234)
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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)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert โ€” Ernie sings "Happy Birthday" to a letter U, which blows out the candle on the cake.
(First: Episode 1306)
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Cartoon Sign Sounds: One Way
(First: Episode 1125)
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Muppets A greaser sings about his relationship that was almost ruined by a "One Way" sign.
(First: Episode 0973)
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Cartoon The rabbit and the turtle race to the top of a building. The rabbit goes up 40 steps, but the turtle takes the elevator.
(First: Episode 2258)
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SCENE 3 Having found no adventure between the nest and Hooper's Store, Big Bird and Snuffy seek it elsewhere: across the street. To get there, they enlist the help of some grown-up friends in Gina and Uncle Wally, who help them cross by humming an adventurous fanfare.
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Cartoon Look both ways before you cross the street
Artist: Ray Favata
(First: Episode 1397)
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Muppets The School Game, hosted by Guy Smiley. Three students have to guess what their teacher does and doesn't do for a living.
(First: Episode 2282)
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Song "Come into the Garden"
(First: Episode 1357)
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Cartoon Geronimo 10-0 (parachute under haystack)
(First: Episode 2278)
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Cast David, Luis and Linda count in different languages.
(First: Episode 0326)
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Cartoon Geometry of Circles #2 "Seven Circles with Designs"
(First: Episode 1394)
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SCENE 4 Big Bird and Snuffy find that across the street isn't very interesting for adventure after all. 124 Sesame Street doesn't look like it's even occupied. They decide to return to their side of the street, but they need to wait for a grown-up friend to come along. They use the telescope to spot Maria sweeping in the yard and then honk the horn and wave Snuffy's swim trunks around to get her attention. Deciding that excitement was enough for their adventure, they cross the street to get some lunch.
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Film A still of construction equipment fades into a shot of a parrot.
(First: Episode 1535)
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Cartoon Train #2
(First: Episode 0353)
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Muppets Cookie Monster is about to eat a cookie, when a sad-looking girl approaches and stares at him. At first, he ignores the girl and tries to eat the cookie, but can't do it. He breaks the cookie in half and shares the cookie with the girl. He eats his half of the cookie. When the girl eats her half, she eats it just like Cookie Monster.
(First: Episode 0623)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: Two men demonstrate "up" on a teeter totter; one man ends up crashing through the ceiling.
(First: Episode 0650)
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Celebrity Smokey Robinson performs โ€œU Really Got a Hold on Meโ€ with a clingy letter U.
(First: Episode 2022)
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Film Finding round things in a supermarket (David voiceover)
(First: Episode 0434)
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Insert Oscar introduces Luis and David to Slimey's rock group - Earth, Rain and Mud. They perform their newest song, "Gimmie Mud."
(First: Episode 1549)
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Film A marching band counts from 1 to 20.
(First: Episode 0504)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert โ€” Ernie pretends to be a dog and a duck. Bert then pretends to be a train, and does it so well that a train conductor and passengers come through the apartment.
(First: Episode 0645)
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Cartoon F - Face
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1162)
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Cast / Muppets Bob and The Anything Muppets sing "The People in Your Neighborhood", introducing a fisherman and a farmer.
(First: Episode 0892)
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Cartoon A man appears out of a yo-yo string and narrates two poems about over, under, around, and through: one about a fish swimming around the wreck of the good ship Mary Lou, and another about a worm who eats through the center of an apple.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1389)
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Film Building a log cabin
(First: Episode 0602)
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SCENE 5 Derek relieves Uncle Wally and joins Gina on the tandem bike. Maria announces the sponsors.


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