Sesame Street
Exploring the land of Lulu-Puddy
Air date February 9, 1999
Season Season 30 (1998-1999)
Written by Luis Santeiro
Sponsors P, 10
Syndication 123 Sesame Street
PBS Sprout


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Elmo and Zoe appear in explorer gear, pretending Sesame Street is the Land of Lulu-Puddy. They get the idea to look for the lost "gagoogoflitz," something no one's ever seen (and they have no idea what it is). They go off on their imaginary horses.
Song "Explore With Me" (reggae)
(First: Episode 3531)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentMorgan and Grover count in English and Spanish.
(First: Episode 3138)
Animation Clown Honking #10
(First: Episode 3214)
cut from the Noggin version
Film Three girls do a "One Potato" rhyme.
(First: Episode 3271)
cut from the Noggin version
SCENE 2 Elmo's horse loses a shoe. Thankfully, Princess Fixerella (Maria) is able to make him a new one.
Animation Horses appear in the clouds as Vivaldi music plays.
(First: Episode 3637)
Cartoon A man (Jim Thurman) is interrupted as he tries to recite the alphabet. (new music added)
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 1499)
cut from the Noggin version
SCENE 3 Zoe and Elmo encounter Mount Snuffleupagus (not to be confused with Mount Snuffleupagus) and must leave their horses behind as they climb over him.
Muppets / Celebrity En Vogue sings "Adventure."
(First: Episode 2951)
cut from the Noggin version
Cartoon A letter "P" sits on an island before a rotating sunset. The ridges of the letter "P" moves along the letter and flash in different colors. (new music and voiceover added)
(First: Episode 0452)
Animation “Letter P Menu”
(First: Episode 3558)
Film Kid jungle explorers sight a wild letter P.
(First: Episode 3494)
SCENE 4 The monsters reach Hooper's Store for a snack to give them energy. Alan gives them some fruit salad, which neither of them have had before. They give it a try and they love it! They head off on their adventure, but not before having seconds.
Film Old McFay juggles three lemons, then two.
(First: Episode 3225)
cut from the Noggin version
Muppets In a parody of The Brady Bunch theme, Telly Monster goes to the refrigerator to make himself a healthy "Telly's Lunch."
(First: Episode 3510)
Cartoon P, for peas
(First: Episode 3485)
cut from the Noggin version
Animation The letter P appears in words on buildings.
(First: Episode 3329)
Animation A clay-animated man uses a palette and a paintbrush to paint the letter P.
(First: Episode 3400)
SCENE 5 The monsters make their way through the windy part of Lulu-Puddy, which makes it very cold. They eventually freeze in their tracks. Though seemingly doomed, they hear the one person who can save them - the Yellow Bird of Lulu-Puddy!
Cartoon Snowmen show the word COLD.
Artist: Lisa Crafts
(First: Episode 3606)
SCENE 5 cont'd The Yellow Bird attempts to unfreeze them with his singing, but it doesn't seem to work. He assembles the kids together and with their combined singing powers, the monsters are unthawed.
Muppets Ernie sings "Imagine That" about things that he sometimes imagines to be: first a knight in shining armor who battles a dragon, then a sailor, and finally, himself.
(First: Episode 2142)
cut from the Noggin version
Animation Arnold uses his imagination and rides his chair.
(First: Episode 2754)
Film Wegman's dogs play an eye doctor and his patient.
(First: Episode 3739)
cut from the Noggin version
SCENE 6 Susan gives Oscar a box of junk just as the explorers arrive. Oscar is disgusted to find something shiny and nice in the box (an eggbeater). A ray of light shines upon it; it's the lost gagoogoflitz! Susan is happy that they were able to "discover" it.
Muppets Elmo's World: Books
SCENE 7 Susan announces the sponsors while mixing her a bowl with her "gagoogoflitz."


Picture Segment Description
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentBert and Sherlock Hemlock ask John-John if he wants to count, and John-John enthusiastically rises to the occasion.
(First: Episode 1474)
This segment replaced the sketch with Morgan and Grover in the Sprout version.
Muppets Elmo's World: Transportation
(First: Episode 3840)
This segment replaced "Elmo's World: Books" in the Noggin version.

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