Sesame Street
Plot Snuffy's Invisible, part 1
Air date April 21, 2004
Season Season 35
Sponsors M, 12
Releases Online Streaming


Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN My Favorite Sesame Street Moments
Norah Jones talks about Ernie and Bert's "Here fishy, fishy, fishy!" sketch.
SCENE 1 At the Mail It Shop, Big Bird and Snuffy welcome the viewer to Sesame Street. Snuffy says that he is excited because he sent away for a magical ukulele and it has arrived today from Hawaii. Maria comes out of the shop with the package for Snuffy and helped open it. When Big Bird sees the ukulele, he thinks the ukulele is ordinary and not magical. Then Maria notices a phone number on the back of the ukulele to activate it, but the ukulele does nothing after Maria calls the phone number. Maria leaves Big Bird and Snuffy with the ukulele since she has to go back to work.

SCENE 1 cont'd Snuffy is sad that the ukulele is not magic. Big Bird says that Snuffy can still play the ukulele and that music is magic. As Snuffy plays his new instrument, he suddenly disappears. Big Bird tries to find Snuffy. He feels Snuffy, but doesn’t see him. Big Bird finally realizes that Snuffy is invisible and the ukulele caused it.
SCENE 1 cont'd Big Bird tells Snuffy to play the ukulele again. As Snuffy plays the ukulele, he becomes visible. Then Snuffy plays the ukulele again and becomes invisible again.
SCENE 1 cont'd At that moment, Big Bird notices Gordon coming down the street and tells Snuffy to not say anything. As Gordon walks down the street, he feels something blocking the street, but he cannot see what it is. Big Bird tells Gordon to guess what it is. As Gordon waves his hands around, he feels something furry and feels a snuffle as he gets closer to Big Bird. Gordon guesses it's Snuffy and is very surprised to find out that Snuffy turns invisible when he plays the magic ukulele.
SCENE 1 cont'd Snuffy finds it fun to be invisible and decides to play the magic ukulele again. Then Snuffy grabs the ukulele with his snuffle and it looks like the ukulele is floating in thin air. Maria notices the ukulele floating and Big Bird explains that Snuffy turns invisible when he plays the magic ukulele.

SCENE 1 cont'd As Snuffy is having fun waving the ukulele with his snuffle, the ukulele slips from his snuffle and it breaks on the ground. Big Bird is worried that Snuffy will stay invisible forever if the ukulele doesn’t work. Then Maria notices a number on the ukulele to call if the ukulele breaks. Maria calls the number and Miss Vicki answers the phone of Tiny Tim’s Ukulele Repair. Maria explains to Miss Vicki about the broken ukulele situation and Miss Vicki says to send the broken ukulele and it will be fixed by tomorrow. As Maria goes to send the broken ukulele, Big Bird and the invisible Snuffy go off to play a game of tag. Big Bird finds it difficult to catch Snuffy and hopes it will be easy tomorrow when the ukulele is fixed.
Song "Count Me In"
(First: Episode 3738)
Muppets The Letter of the Day: M

Prairie Dawn and Cookie Monster present the letter M. "Mmm" is the sound Cookie Monster makes when eating a cookie, thereby encouraging him to eat the letter as well.

Animation The letter M in various typefaces.
(First: Episode 2864)
Muppets / Celebrity Maya Angelou tries to play a clapping game and rap about "M" with Elmo, who interrupts with questions.
(First: Episode 3832)
Animation M in space (with astronauts)
(First: Episode 3696)
Muppets The Spanish Word of the Day: "Manzana"
Slimey eats an apple while Rosita introduces the word.
Cartoon Apple: a riddle
(First: Episode 2889)

Muppets Journey to Ernie: Beanstalk
Big Bird searches for Ernie by climbing up a beanstalk.
(First: Episode 4059)
Muppets Alone in the park with no one to play with, Ernie sings "Somebody Come and Play" with Rubber Duckie.
(First: Episode 3822)
Muppets Global Grover:
Grover goes to Israel and meets some of the kids at a kibbutz. The children at the kibbutz make a play house together.
Cartoon Global Thingy
Diva Thingy wants to be in her nest but can't fly high enough; the other thingies make a ladder to get her up there.
Muppets The Number of the Day: 12
A tap-dancing 12 shows up.
(First: Episode 4001)
Animation Milo Counting: 12
(First: Episode 3568)
Song "Counting Stars by 3's"
Insert Gabi and Rosita sing "Tu Me Gustas"
Muppets Elmo's World: Sky
(First: Episode 3982)
Insert The Adventures of Trash Gordon
Chapter 648
On the Planet Chicken, Trash handles a mob of angry chickens by playing "Clucky Clucky Chicken" on a tape player.
SCENE 2 At Big Bird's nest, Snuffy is sleeping over and has a blanket wrapped around him. Big Bird can’t wait till tomorrow when the ukulele is fixed and Snuffy will not be invisible anymore.

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