Sesame Street
Snuffy organizes the Snuffketeers
Air date November 10, 1992
Season Season 24 (1992-1993)
Written by Lou Berger
Sponsors I, L, 5
Releases HBO Max


Picture Segment Description

SCENE 1 Snuffy feels angry when a little boy mistakes him for an elephant. He tells Big Bird what happened, and they sing "I'm Not an Elephant" as a real one walks by. After the song, the elephant comes by and tells the audience that he is not a Snuffleupagus. (YouTube)
Cartoon An alligator and an elephant chat about how to remember their names.
(First: Episode 1301)
Muppets Baby Tooth and the Fuzzy Funk - "Feel the Beat"
Part 1
(First: Episode 2943)

Film A little girl narrates a film about how cans can be recycled. She washes them and collects them in a wagon, which she takes to the recycling center. There it is sorted and separated with a magnet. After its loaded onto trucks, it is taken to a factory to be melted and shaped into new cans like the ones seen in her fridge at home.
(First: Episode 2740)
Cartoon L for Lion (poem)
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1149)
Muppets The Count sings about "The First Day of School".
(First: Episode 1736)
Cartoon A deliveryman delivers 5 tall things, including a duck on stilts.
Artist: Janet Perlman
(First: Episode 1664)
SCENE 2 Merry Monster and Elmo compete with each other by adding more of the same features to their pretend cars.
Animation Amelia likes to pretend she can fly.
(First: Episode 2902)
Muppets Baby Tooth and the Fuzzy Funk - "Feel the Beat"
Part 2
(First: Episode 2943)
Film A kindergarten class takes a field trip to the fire station.
(First: Episode 1217)
Cartoon Two white squares try to push a great big object, and are reluctant to let a black square join them at first.
(First: Episode 2849)
Muppets Waiter Grover: Hamburger - Mr. Johnson wants a hamburger. The restaurant offers two sizes: the big hamburgers and the small hamburgers. When the small hamburgers are too small, he orders a big one, but because there have been some problems with the big hamburger, Grover tries to convince him to order several small ones.
(First: Episode 0705)
Film Two girls count to 5 as they clap.
Cartoon A boy shares his bubbles with some kids dancing in a field.
(First: Episode 1926)

SCENE 3 Big Bird approaches Gina and chooses her as a contestant on "Say the Word," hosted by Snuffy with a Sonny Friendly toupee. She has to say a secret word based on the clues she's given, but when she says "I would love to," the secret word, LOVE, is revealed on a banner, thus ruining the suspense of the game. Big Bird and Snuffy are disappointed that they didn't get to show her the clues before she said the word, but she asks to see them anyway. Behind the curtain are two lovey-dovey kissing ducks, which Gina wins, even though she doesn't want them.
Cartoon A man talks about going to the city, without noticing he's walking right through it.
(First: Episode 0770)
Film A group of kids paint a mural with the help of a mural artist.
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster follows the arrows.
(First: Episode 1627)
Cartoon "In and Out Crowd"
Artist: Sally Cruikshank
(First: Episode 2612)
Film Prairie dog
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0283)
Cartoon A woman serves milk to her cat. Several other cats join him, including a lion.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1017)
SCENE 4 Telly Monster, Luis, Lillian, Savion, and Gina sing a Dixieland song about "Watching All the Triangles Go."
Cartoon I - ice cream.
(First: Episode 0033)
Cut from the HBO Max version
Film Counting 10 cars on a ferry boat.
(First: Episode 2925)
Muppets Baby Tooth and the Fuzzy Funk - "Feel the Beat"
Part 3
(First: Episode 2943)
Cartoon Spike's Scribble Theatre Presents: "Island"
(First: Episode 2673)
Muppets "Daddy Helps with the Dishes" - three families sing about how they help each other doing chores, cooking, and homework. They all agree that when they all do it, "It soon gets done!"
(First: Episode 2223)
Film Fay Ray dresses up as a "green elephant," a moose, and "Kermit the dog."
(First: Episode 2864)
Cartoon Two itchy gorillas agree to scratch each other's backs.
(First: Episode 1456)
Cut from the HBO Max version
Muppets / Celebrity Vincent Van Grouch (Danny DeVito), curator of the Museum of Trash, has a look at Oscar the Grouch's pieces of Grouch art, and is always finding reasons why they are not grouchy or rotten enough for the museum. (ending edited)
(First: Episode 2156)
Muppets Baby Tooth and the Fuzzy Funk - "Feel the Beat"
Part 4
(First: Episode 2943)
Film A beekeeper extracts honey from honeycomb.
(First: Episode 1117)
Muppets The Rainbow Fish counts groups of 5 in the ocean.
(First: Episode 2923)
Film Slide puzzle - boy
(First: Episode 0428)
Cartoon Dr. Annie Eyeball studies wet things which eventually become dry.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 2613)
Muppets Ernie and Bert sing "La, La, La."
(First: Episode 0321)
Cartoon L for life, love, lizard, leap and lump
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 1833)
SCENE 5 Oscar notices Snuffy feeling down because no kids have shown up yet for his new club, the Snuffketeers. Snuffy explains that they will get to hang out in his cave, and will get their own Snuffle-hat. Oscar is disappointed to notice that the first one to show up is Slimey, wearing a Snuffle-hat.
Soon, a whole group of kids joins him, and the first meeting is called to order, beginning with the Snuffketeer salute. Snuffy announces that they will meet at his cave tomorrow, and his mommy will make snacks. Then they all say goodbye, while Big Bird announces the sponsors.


  • Snuffy previously organized a Snuffketeer troupe in Episode 2314.

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