Sesame Street
Plot Big Bird and Snuffy search for the Snuffleupagus Mountain.
Air date January 18, 1978
Season Season 9 (1977-1978)
Sponsors K, N, 4
Syndication Sesame Street Unpaved


This episode guide is missing segments cut from Noggin's broadcast.
Picture Segment Description

SCENE 1 The gang packs the truck and gets ready to head out again. As always, Big Bird would rather stay behind and search for Mount Snuffleupagus.
Oscar has his own transportation (or lack thereof).
Ernie and Bert welcome you
Muppets Ernie and Bert: Bert is curious as to whom Ernie is decorating the room for. It turns out to be the viewer at home.
(EKA: Episode 0352)
Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
Video Four children roll on a gym mat while The Count counts them (in voice-over).
(EKA: Episode 0993)
SCENE 2 Buffy sings "I'm an Indian Wherever I Go" with some kids.
Cartoon music hall
Cartoon A cleaning lady (remeniscent of Carol Burnett's character) wanders into a music rehearsal room, plays each instrument, and puts all the sounds back into the wrong instruments.
(EKA: Episode 0928)
Grover mountain
Muppets Grover climbs a mountain and counts from one to ten with his own echo.
(EKA: Episode 0949)

SCENE 3 Big Bird and Snuffy think they've found the right mountain -- but what they see turns out to be "Mount Hole-in-the-Mountain" instead.
Muppets Cookie Monster and his backing singers are featured in a number, "Cookie Disco," at the end of which Cookie ends up eating all the equipment.
Michael and Paul
Celebrity Michael and Paul: Michael wants to make dinner, while Paul juggles it instead.
(EKA: Episode 1088)
Cartoon mydoghappy
Cartoon A boy demonstrates why his dog's name is Happy.
(EKA: Episode 0969)
SCENE 4 Buffy plays with Cody by the river.
Muppets bigandsmall
Muppets A group of Muppets split into two separate teams for a game -- however, one of the small ones points out that they've split into teams of big players and small players. They eventually agree to play Tiddly-Winks.
(EKA: Episode 0298)
Cartoon Madrigal Alphabet
Animation by Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 0677)
SCENE 5 Keola and Kapono demonstrate a traditional Hawaiian hula. Bob and Mr. Hooper try it themselves.
Ernie's Bert Sculpture
Muppets Ernie and Bert: Ernie makes a clay bust of Bert, but runs out of clay for the nose, so he pulls Bert's nose off and puts it on the statue.
(EKA: Episode 0677)
SCENE 6 Bob turns to Keola for something romantic to say to Linda. He learns several signs to teach Linda when he goes home.
Cartoon ifwedare
Cartoon A poem about changing seasons.
Cartoon circle
Cartoon Five stripes make a circle.
(EKA: Episode 0796)
Lowercase n
Song "Lowercase n"
(EKA: Episode 0425)
SCENE 7 Big Bird and Snuffy do the hula.
Film A very busy man is asked by a voice what "forwards" and "backwards" means, but the man doesn't have time to listen. Instead, he is shown what "backwards" means by watching everything around him go in reverse motion!
(EKA: Episode 0315)
SCENE 8 Bob calls Linda back home. Luis interprets for both of them. Bob and Linda say they miss each other. Bob says he learned some signs to teach Linda. At the end of the phone call, Bob explains to Luis to hold his hand up and drop his 3rd and 4th fingers to Linda and give the sign for “I love you” and Linda signs it back. Luis does not know the sign but he is happy to communicate for Bob & Linda.
Elephant toon
Cartoon Elephants have four legs.
(EKA: Episode 0560)
Cartoon K is for Kiss
(First: Episode 0131)
Film Car assembly
(EKA: Episode 0810)

SCENE 9 Bob plays some Hawaiian games with the kids.
K for kite
Cartoon K for Kite
(EKA: Episode 0811)
SCENE 10 The kids swim in the ocean as the sponsors are mentioned by Maria.

The story of the Hawaiian trip continues in episode 1094...

Known edits

Picture Segment Description
Film A bumble bee
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0082)
Film A boy talks about feeding sheep in the winter.
(EKA: Episode 0825)
Film A look at the life of Colleen, who lives in Arizona.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0679)
SCENE Big Bird and Buffy get together and talk about Hawaii.
Film A girl practices figure skating.
(EKA: Episode 0962)

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