Sesame Street
Snuffy's Spanish puppet show
Air date April 15, 1991
Season Season 22 (1990-1991)
Written by David Korr
Directed by Emily Squires
Production December 17, 1990 (sc. 1-3)
December 19 (sc. 4-6)
Sponsors G, I, 12


Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN Telly asks Oscar to play with him. Oscar instead has Telly make believe being wind, thunder and rain. When Telly invites him to play again, Oscar replies, "What? In this weather?!"
SCENE 1 Gina tries to welcome the viewer, but is interrupted by Telly. He's imagining he's going to the beach and needs Gina to make sure he's planned properly. Once he makes it to "the beach," he immediately leaves because of the cold water and hot sand.
Cartoon A boy imagines his room turning into a jungle.
Artist: Karen Aqua
(First: Episode 2808)
Muppets Ernie plans on copying Bert's felt board template called "Cookies on a Plate in a Room with a Window" which features just that. Ernie goes through various pieces, seeing which ones match Bert's. Once he finishes, Cookie Monster enters the apartment and complements the picture, but likes Bert's more and rips the cookies of the picture and eats them. Ernie sobs, as now his picture is different from Bert's, so Cookie solves everything by eating the cookies off of Ernie's picture.
(First: Episode 1439)
Cartoon Willie Wimple: Tree Destruction
(First: Episode 0516)
Film "Body Dance" (MC Lyte)
(First: Episode 2816)
Cartoon Letter G drawing with kid voice-over.
(First: Episode 0306)
SCENE 2 Telly returns with a cap and bat, attempting to re-live a day he played for the Sesame Street baseball team. Once again, his idea ends early when he remembers the game was rained out before he could go up to bat.
Cartoon "The Stranger" - a song about a baseball team hesitantly allowing a newcomer to join them, who ends up helping them win the game.
Artist: Michael Sporn
(First: Episode 2108)
Film Photographic collage demonstration of ALL, MOST, SOME and NONE of an apple.
(First: Episode 0979)
Cast Luis and Maria sing "You Say Hola and I Say Hola."
(First: Episode 2062)
Cartoon The Bellhop must make 12 wake-up calls.
(First: Episode 2529)
Soup or Sandwich
Muppets Waiter Grover: Mr. Johnson orders soup and a sandwich, and says that he wants the sandwich before the soup. When Grover comes with the sandwich, Mr. Johnson has changed his mind and wants the soup first. When Grover comes with the soup, Mr. Johnson has decided that he wants the sandwich first. Grover ends up giving Mr. Johnson both the soup and sandwich, so he can decide what to eat first. Mr. Johnson tells Grover that he has decided to get a cup of coffee, then the soup and the sandwich.
(First: Episode 1330)
Cartoon "Name That Food," hosted by Don Carrot.
Artist: Len Glasser
(First: Episode 1491)
Cast Linda shows a boy how to sign the word "open."
(First: Episode 2579)
Cartoon Would you mind closing our OPEN?
(First: Episode 0512)
Muppets Captain Elmo Cousteau searches for the treasure of the missing soap, with the help of a policeman fishy.
(First: Episode 2637)
Song David sings "I'm Pretty" over a film of fish and other sea creatures.
Re-filmed version
(First: Episode 2490)
Muppets / Celebrity The Two-Headed Monster disagrees on whether to sing or say the alphabet. Jane Curtin resolves the fight by singing the Alphabet Song. When the monster asks Curtin to join in, all three end up speaking in the same monster language! (references to Curtain playing Cinderella cut)
(First: Episode 2033)
Cartoon Shooting stars form the letter I/i.
(First: Episode 2218)
Muppets Little Chrissy and the Alphabeats sing "Cluck Around the Clock."
(First: Episode 2817)
Film In time-lapse footage, a construction crew builds a house and paints it green, and a family moves into it.
(First: Episode 1171)
Muppets "Cereal Girl"
(First: Episode 2687)
Cartoon A gorilla who knows G words applies for a job.
(First: Episode 0131)
Song "Rollin' on the River"
(First: Episode 2783)
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit the Frog demonstrates to the viewer how your neck moves to different positions without moving your body, and how you'd have to move your body at different positions without your neck. In the process, he falls off his mushroom. "All in all, I'd say it's a good thing we have our necks," he says.
(First: Episode 1956)
Film A girl draws a picture of her friend, Dai Xi.
(First: Episode 2791)
SCENE 3 Alex finds Big Bird and Snuffy's snuffle-puppet Gus trying to decide what to do a puppet show about today. Alex introduces himself to Gus in Spanish, inspiring them to do a show about Spanish.
Cartoon A white boy hangs out with his Latino friend.
(First: Episode 1471)
Film Kids have a lost-dog poster made using an old-style printing press.
(First: Episode 1222)
Cartoon Letter I (Beep Beep)
(First: Episode 0427)
Muppets In the park, Harvey Kneeslapper comes up behind a man, asks him, "Wanna see something funny?" and then holds a mirror up. The man sees nothing funny...until he looks at Harvey!
(First: Episode 0283)
Cartoon Which footprint doesn't belong?
(First: Episode 0509)
Muppets Here is Your Life: Carton of Eggs
(First: Episode 2661)
Cartoon Slot-machine legs: Cowboy & horse
(First: Episode 1702)
SCENE 4 The Snuffle-Puppet Show begins. Alex sings a Spanish version of "Three of These Things" with some letters and a 12 (doce) and Gus must decide what doesn't belong, but his answer must also be Spanish.
Cartoon St. Bernard dog leads Zork down the snowy hill.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 2738)
Film Two kids cooperate on putting on smocks for painting.
(First: Episode 0284)
Animation Henson Films: Number Twelve Rocks
(First: Episode 0195)
Muppets "Home to Me"
(First: Episode 2093)
Film Cheri goes fishing with her abuelo.
(First: Episode 2784)
Animation Planet G / g
(First: Episode 2844)
SCENE 5 Alex announces the sponsors in Spanish. Gus delightfully repeats "Doce!"

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