Sesame Street
Plot Big Bird and Snuffy find the Snuffleupagus Mountain at last.
Air date January 19, 1978
Season Season 9 (1977-1978)
Sponsors G, K, 5
Syndication Sesame Street Unpaved


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

SCENE 1 Still determined to find Mount Snuffleupagus, Big Bird and Snuffy take some kids along on their journey. They spot "Mount Sleeping Giant", which looks like a giant man sleeping.
G film
Film Things that begin with G
Muppets Grover and George sing "Two G Sounds".
(EKA: Episode 0695)
Cartoon G is for Giggle (voice of Allen Swift)
(EKA: Episode 0305)

SCENE 2 As it rains, Keola and some kids sing "Three Blind Mice."
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Aladdin is distressed that his lamp won't work until Kermit informs hims that he needs to add a light bulb, plug in the cord, and flip the switch. All the while, the Genie wisecracks about his job and trying to get some sleep inside a lamp.
(EKA: Episode 0927)
SCENE 3 Oscar learns, to his detriment, that aloha means good things.
Cartoon Country Fiddler #5
Animation by Bud Luckey
(EKA: Episode 0843)
Muppets Ernie and Bert: Ernie answers the telephone. Bert overhears the conversation, which involves a baseball game, a rainy day, and a gorilla stealing a baloney sandwich. When Bert asks who just called, Ernie says it was a wrong number.
(EKA: Episode 0667)

SCENE 4 Mr. Hooper, determined to show he's still got guts at his age, decides to try surfing in the Hawaiian ocean. The experience is stiffeningly exciting -- he's ready to go again!
This scene appears on 40 Years of Sunny Days.
Film A kid marching band forms a circle.
(EKA: Episode 0882)
Muppets A greaser sings about his relationship that was almost ruined by a "One Way" sign.
(EKA: Episode 0973)

SCENE 5 Bob and Mr. Hooper play with the kids in the ocean.
Cartoon A lost number 5 looks for his brother.
Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper prepares to shock someone with a hand buzzer upon saying "Gimme five!" However, his opponent slaps a number 5 on his shirt instead!
(EKA: Episode 0991)
SCENE 6 Counting to ten in Hawaiian
Toon wiseman
Cartoon The weary traveler seeks advice from the Wise Man on the difference between heavy and light.
(EKA: Episode 0944)
Muppets Snow White accidentally visits the cottage of the six dwarves.
(First: Episode 0279)
SCENE 7 Snuffy talks to his mommy on the phone.
Cartoon A gorilla who knows G words applies for a job.
(EKA: Episode 0131)
Elephant film
Film Elephants (African percussion soundtrack)
(EKA: Episode 0185)
Toon heavylight
Cartoon Heavy and light characters are weighed on a scale.
Cartoon K is for Karate
Toon differentmes
Cartoon A boy talks about his various moods.
Artist: Bob Kurtz
(EKA: Episode 0831)

SCENE 8 Bob and Maria look at various shells. Oscar has a shell of his own, which squirts in Maria's face when she looks at it!
Film Footage of a city neighborhood; includes shots of a sno-cone vendor.
Singer: "¡Linda paloma!"
(EKA: Episode 0695)

SCENE 9 You can supposedly hear the ocean if you put a sea shell up to your ear. Coincidentally, you can also hear the sounds of the city if you listen to Oscar's tin can! (But if you're Maria, it'll squirt in your face.)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moments: Grover demonstrates high and low by asking Heather to scratch his back.
(EKA: Episode 0787)
Yes toon
Cartoon A man carves a YES and puts it on display.
(EKA: Episode 0840)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moments: Ernie, Bert and Shola discuss the difference between heavy and light.
(EKA: Episode 0815)
Film Car assembly
(EKA: Episode 0810)

SCENE 10 Snuffy prepares to take a rest again, at a mountain they've been near before ... lo and behold, it is the very mountain they've been searching for! They've finally found Mount Ihu Papa'a Lo'ihi Nui -- Mount Snuffleupagus!
The adults finally catch up with Big Bird and tell him it's time to go home. Needless to say, they don't believe his exciting story. After they leave, the ground trembles as the mysterious mythical creature moves over and settles down for another 100 years. Maria announces the sponsors.

The story of the Hawaiian trip continues in episode 1095...

Known edits

Picture Segment Description
Cartoon Junior has to jump across the pond to make the frog chorus.
(EKA: Episode 0926)
Film Comparing a boy's skin to animals' fur, feathers, skin, and other coverings.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0108)

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