Mommy Snuffleupagus, with Alice, in
A New Baby in My House. Mommy Snuffleupagus is a loving Snuffleupagus matriarch on .
She lives at
456 Snuffle Circle, with her husband and her two children, Aloysius and Alice. In the 1990 book , she is referred to as "Mommy Snuffle." She also appeared in the video See You Later, Mashed Potater! .
A New Baby in My House
Mommy Snuffle plays a role similar to that of
Big Bird's Granny Bird. She appears only on a sporadic basis and exists primarily in books or as a kindly off-screen presence, mentioned but not seen.
In the unaired
divorce episode, Noel MacNeal remained the puppeteer, but Lynn Hippen was hired as the voice because the producers felt they needed a female voice for the character.
Jerry Nelson • (1970s)
Martin P. Robinson • (1980s)
David Rudman • (1980s-1990s)
Noel MacNeal • (1990s-2000s)
Jennifer Barnhart • (2000s)
Episode 1094 A telephone fastened to a tree magically appears in front of Big Bird and Snuffy out in the plains of the Hawaiian islands. Snuffy takes a long-distance call from his mommy.
Episode 1494 Snuffy's mommy answers the door when Big Bird visits the cave for the first time (and is surprised to meet Big Bird, having thought he was Snuffy's imaginary friend), and later calls the two over to have dinner.
Episode 1957 Big Bird invites Mommy Snuffleupagus to the voting area to vote.
Episode 2324 After an indecisive Maria finally picks a pair of shoes at Edith's store, Mrs. Snuffleupagus is the next customer. Her shoe size is 423 quadruple E.
Episode 2747 Snuffy's mommy appears in a flashback as he tells Big Bird about the "boring" grown-up parties his parents have.
Episode 3524 Snuffy's mommy asks Maria, Luis, and Gabi to "snufflesit" Snuffy and Alice while she and her husband are away for the night.
Episode 3775 Mommy Snuffleupagus leaves her children with babysitter Gordon while she attends a meeting.
Episode 3887 Snuffy's mommy tells him not to get his cloud costume dirty.
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Toughpigs interview with Noel MacNeal, Feb 14, 2011