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Episode 2058

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Sesame Street
Plot Snuffy joins the Grouchketeers
Air date March 27, 1985
Season Season 16 (1984-1985)
Sponsors L, Q, 12
Ep2058 - SnuffyJoins

Snuffy arrives late for his first Grouchketeer meeting, stating that he had trouble getting his trashcan lid on. Oscar is so impressed with how humongous Snuffy's trashcan lid is, that he makes him the star of "Trash and Tell." Snuffy exhibits large items of trash he brought from home, such as his old Christmas ornaments and jogging shoes. Later, they take a trip to the Snuffleupagus Dump, where Oscar sings "There's a Big Heap of Trash at the End of the Rainbow." At the episode's closing, Oscar announces the sponsors and has the Grouchketeers stick their thumbs in their ears to wave goodbye.


  • Bert wants to know why there is a cookie lying on the table. Ernie explains that he put it there to remind himself. (First: Episode 0095)
  • Cookie Monster goes to the carnival and plays the "test your strength" game. Unbeknownst to him, the carnival barker is a dishonest man who rigged the game so nobody can win -- until Cookie finds out what the prize is. (EKA: Episode 0707)
  • Marshal Grover tries mounting Fred the Wonder Horse using a "run and jump" technique. But everytime he gets close, Fred moves away from him, causing onlookers in the saloon to laugh at them. Fred finally explains that he doesn't appreciate the act, as it hurts his back. Marshal Grover promises never to run and jump onto his back again, and asks him to roll over so he may do so on his belly. (EKA: Episode 0856)
  • Kermit tries to talk about subtraction with the numbers 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5, but they keep disappearing one by one, which makes it hard for him ... or does it?
  • Animation: A snail shell is uncovered in the sand.

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