Sesame Street
Snuffy visits Miles
(repeat of 3401)
Air date December 9, 1997
Season Season 29 (1997-1998)
Sponsors B, 12


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Gordon, Susan and Miles greet the viewers while bringing groceries home, when The Amazing Mumford tries handing them a flier for his new “Need a Magician?” phone service. However, their hands are full and can’t hold one, but he makes sure they remember the phone number (555-5555).

SCENE 1 cont’d Snuffy reports Big Bird is too busy to play with him today. Mumford tries plugging his new service to Snuffy, but he tells Mumford he can’t read yet, nor does he have something to hold it. As he heads down the street, he looks for people to play with while singing "Somebody Come and Play". Miles happens to hear the song and invites him over.
Film A group of girls do a playground cheer ("Ooh I'm so happy!").
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Muppets Theater in the Park
Telly stars in a production of "Romeo and Alphabet."
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Cartoon A girl notices some footprints near and far to her. They belong to a giant purple bird.
Artist: Fred Garbers
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Film Fay Ray moves from far to near the camera.
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Muppets / Celebrity Little Richard sings "Rosita," a song about feelings, to Rosita.
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Cartoon Wilma Wiggins makes the very best of a very silly situation by hiccoughing her way through an opera.
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SCENE 2 Miles tugs on Snuffy while Susan and Gordon push him through Miles’ bedroom door. But, as Susan points out, Snuffy proves to be too big for the room. They both recall Mumford’s phone service and think he could make Snuffy smaller with magic. They put their heads together (literally) to remember the phone number. Miles tries calling Mumford, but the line is busy.
Film Feet wearing all different types of shoes dance.
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Muppets The Two-Headed Monster tries on different pairs of shoes, but can't agree on one pair. They end up agreeing to wear shoe boxes instead.
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Film B's are found on a city street.
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Animation Sand B/b
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Animation B for bounce, break, blue, boat
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Song Leon Redbone sings "Blueberry Mouth."
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Cartoon A dinosaur tries to eat an apple on a tree. A group of kids keep telling him to "GO HIGHER!"
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SCENE 3 They finally get through to Mumford, who’s operating from a pay phone around the corner. Miles explains the situation to him, so Mumford performs his “Big to Small” trick, only it affects all of Miles’ furniture instead.
Cartoon A man has a small octopus on his head, but a little boy has a big octopus.
Artist: Mo Willems
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Song Jerry Nelson sings "I'm the Big One Now."
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Cartoon A girl fantasizes what she could do without leaving her room if her nose, ears, legs, and arms got bigger.
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Muppets Baby Bear visits the Museum of Modern Art, where he observes Joan Miró's sculpture "Moonbird" in the garden. He then passes Big Bird, who laments, "Standing still is hard! How do statues do it?"
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Animation Henson Films: Number Twelve Rocks
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Film Milo Counting: 12
(First: Episode 3568)
SCENE 4 Miles tries calling Mumford back, but the line is busy each time he calls. Snuffy suggests they dance to calm their nerves, so they both dance “Doin' the Snuffleupagus”. Afterwards, Miles tries calling again, but the line is still busy.
Cartoon A boy dances with a tiger.
Artist: Karen Aqua
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Muppets While Ernie is away visiting the Count, Bert has the place all to himself... or so he thinks! A group of sheep burst into the room and proceed to sing him a song ("Bert's Blanket") about how his blanket was made (with a flashback scene where Ernie is portrayed as a farmer). Bert then corrects them on the actual production phase.
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Cartoon Is no one afraid of The Big Bad Wolf?
(EKA: Episode 2405)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentSamantha talks to Grover about what she does when she gets angry.
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SCENE 5 Miles calls again and gets through to Mumford. Meanwhile, Gordon and Susan arrive with snacks and suspect something fishy going on inside the room, but are told a surprise is being prepared for them. Mumford tries his “Small to Big” trick, but enlarges the phone instead.
Cartoon A woman uses the telephone to order biscuits for her dog.
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Film A TELEPHONE rings at a phone booth in the city, and someone answers it.
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Film A girl floats around in a circle.
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Song Hoots the Owl sings "This Is How We Take a Bath."
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Cartoon B for bathtub, ball, boat, boot, boomerang, brush and bison
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Muppets The Oinker Sisters sing "Where Can You Be B?"
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Cartoon Letter B/b (bouncing circles)
(EKA: Episode 2222)
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Artist: Bruce Cayard
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Video Kids demonstrate surprise by winding a jack-in-the-box, as “Pop Goes the Weasel” plays.
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SCENE 6 Miles’ parents demand entrance into the room and begin counting to 20 until they can come in. Miles calls Mumford again, who finally makes everything normal. Gordon and Susan barge in and find everything the same and are told the surprise is that he cleaned the room. As they dig into the snacks, Mumford announces the sponsors.
COMING SOON Coming soon on Sesame Street: During a sleepover, Maria and Luis help Tarah out from her wheelchair and onto a floor mattress.

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