Sesame Street
Snuffy walks Barkley
Air date February 2, 1988
Season Season 19 (1987-1988)
Written by Belinda Ward
Sponsors S, V, 3


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Maria is showing Telly a frog puppet her mother sent from Puerto Rico to give to her niece. Telly tries it on and has a conversation in Spanish with it, but repeating "Hola" back and forth. He still thinks it's the best conversation he's had all day.
Cartoon The Ringmaster presents 3 high-flying felines (cats to us) who fall into a barrel of water.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1339)
Song "Frog Kick"
(EKA: Episode 2155)
Muppets Ernie & BertBert is sitting in his chair and reading the paper, when Ernie comes along and starts reading over Bert's shoulder. They decide to share the paper. Ernie rips it in half, which seems to work until Bert starts reading over Ernie's shoulder.
(First: Episode 1193)
Cartoon Six snakes spent Saturday on the sand.
(First: Episode 1669)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment —: Grover and his friend Debo notice the letter "S" sitting on a brick wall. He exclaims that the letter is an old friend, and shouts, "Hey, S, babyyyy!" and slaps it off the wall. He remarks, "I hope he did not take that personally."
(First: Episode 0467)
Cartoon A clam tells a fisherman why he's not catching any fish: he pulled all the plants out of the pond.
(First: Episode 0408)

Insert David struggles to roller-skate down Sesame Street. Big Bird helps him to Hooper's Store and reminds him that "practice makes perfect." David imagines being a great skater: in his fantasy, he roller-skates through Central Park with ease. Back in reality, David skates on his own and falls down, but he doesn't mind.
Music: "What Makes Music?"
(First: Episode 1559)
Animation George the Farmer demonstrates noisy and quiet.
(First: Episode 0241)
Muppets Kermit the Frog sings "It's Alive".
(First: Episode 2029)
Animation Three pretty kitties live in a celery house.
(First: Episode 1663)
Insert Big Bird watches the shape dancers make a rectangle.
(First: Episode 1276)
Film A look at how families do chores both on a farm and in the city.
(First: Episode 2226)
Cartoon V for Van (live-action/animation hybrid)
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 1181)
Insert Bob and Olivia talk with two kids about names, then sing "I Like My Name."
(First: Episode 1169)
Film Old bottles are made into new bottles at a recycling plant.
music: "Black Eyed Peas" by Graham Preskett
(First: Episode 0917)
Cartoon The word BUS
(First: Episode 0277)
Muppets Biff and Sully are about to start work, when Biff realizes he forgot his portable radio. He tells Sully not to start work until he comes back with it, but every time he's about to leave, he hears Sully doing a different kind of construction work. Sully's noisy building results in a piano, which Sully plays as Biff works.
(First: Episode 2120)
Cartoon S for Snail
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1158)
Film Body parts song sung in Spanish.
(First: Episode 1113)
Cast Maria as Chaplin obeys the word HOP, then switches it to STOP.
(EKA: Episode 1982)
Cartoon A girl builds a sand castle at the beach, but the ocean keeps washing it away, so she builds one away from the waves.
Artist: Fred Garbers
(First: Episode 1452)
SCENE 2 Snuffy shows Meryl Sheep his sheep costume for his Snufflegarden production of "Little Bo Peep." He recites his lines for her ("Baa. Baa. Baa."), but she finds his "baas" are too short and shows him how to make them long.
Animation Carrot subtraction (4-1)
(First: Episode 1537)
Muppets / Celebrity Joe Williams sings "The Birdland Jump."
(First: Episode 2260)
Cartoon Vitamins give vim, vigor and vitality to a droopy V
Artist: John Hubley
(First: Episode 0311)
Film Snow in the city
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0429)
SCENE 3 Snuffy has drawn a picture of himself walking Barkley, then thinks he can make it a reality by asking Linda if he can walk him. He makes up a system of "Snuffle-signing" to ask her, but it doesn't work. She sees his picture and lets him walk Barkley.

Film Number Three Ball Film: A red ball follows a rollercoaster-like track through checkpoints (each, a set of three) that are counted in voiceover. At the end, the ball turns into a cherry which is devoured by a girl.
(First: Episode 0744)
Muppets Honkers count to 3. (only part 2 is shown)
(First: Episode 1458)
Cartoon "Alphabet Imagination": A female voice quickly recites the alphabet followed by a male voice narrating each letter in a series of psychedelic vignettes.
(First: Episode 0345)
Muppets Ernie & Bert — While Bert is reading, Ernie tries to scare him by dressing up as a ghost. When Ernie notices that Bert left his chair while he fetched a white sheet, Ernie sits down in the chair and relaxes, until Bert enters the room and startles him.
(First: Episode 1448)
Animation Marco had a flower. When it wilted, he called his grandpa and told him exactly what the flower looked like. Grandpa told him to water the flower, and it grew again.
(First: Episode 0555)
SCENE 4 Maria is talking with Linda about Snuffy, when they arrive back from their walk. He has something else important to say, which he wrote down so Linda can understand it. He hands her a sheet that reads, "S, V, 3" - the sponsors.

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