Sesame Street
Another Snuffle puppet show
Air date January 12, 1993
Season Season 24 (1992-1993)
Written by David Korr
Sponsors J, U, 18


Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN Big Bird tells the viewer that Snuffy’s puppet Gus has something important to say after the theme song.

SCENE 1 Just when Gus is about to speak, Gina appears, notices the viewer and welcomes them. Gus throws a fit, as he wanted to say “Welcome to Sesame Street.” Gina whispers to Snuffy and Gus what he can say: what Sesame Street is sponsored by today. Gus thanks her with a kiss (albeit with the back of his head).
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Film A park ranger speaks to a group of kids about trees and the fruits that come from them. Then all the kids hug a tree.
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Muppets Here is Your Life
Guy Smiley salutes a still life painting of a bowl of fruit.
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Animation A snail shell is uncovered in the sand.
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Animation Cecille sings "Brushin' Down the Doggies."
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SCENE 2 Gordon comes over and asks what their puppet show is about. However, none of them seem to know. Gordon explains that they should’ve planned their show in advance. Gus begins to give Snuffy a beating after hearing he knew how to plan, but didn’t.
Cartoon Two groups of mountain goats try to pass each other on a mountain road.
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Film How Crayons are Made
Music: "Water Course A" and "Exchange" by Richard Harvey
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Cartoon A man (Jim Thurman) is interrupted as he tries to recite the alphabet.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
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Muppets The Two-Headed Monster reads the sign atop a miniature school building, and observes a small group of children that run out of it. Once they've left, the monster picks up the now empty building, and declares, "School's out!"
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Song "There's a Lot of Different Ways to Get to School" (sung by Jerry Nelson)
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit the Frog reports from an alphabet mine where they dig Js. The miners tell him various words that begin with J and Richard presents him with his own J.
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Cartoon J family jamboree
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Film A boy makes fruit salad.
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Animation Abstract #18
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SCENE 3 Gordon comes back and finds Big Bird and Gus arguing over whether Big Bird can be in the show. Gus wants to say a poem, but then Big Bird won’t be involved. Gordon suggests Big Bird write the poem, so he can still be a part of the show. They shake hands on the deal, but Big Bird accidentally removes Gus from Snuffy’s snuffle.
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SCENE 4 Now it is time for the Snuffle puppet show! Gus gives credit to Big Bird before reciting his poem. In the poem, Gus gives a demonstration of in and out and top and bottom (occasionally having to check the script). Gus improvises the last line, claiming to fly. Snuffy gives his snuffle a whirl and tosses Gus into the air, but they didn’t see where he landed.
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SCENE 5 While everyone searches for Gus, Oscar is bothered thrice from the inside of his can by Gina, Big Bird, and Gordon, asking if he has Gus. Oscar tells them he doesn’t, until he discovers him on top of his broken golf clubs. He hurls Gus out and he is put back on Snuffy while Gina announces the sponsors, letting Gus mention the Children's Television Workshop.

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