Sesame Street
Plot Snuffy leaves for two days
Air date November 22, 1996
Season Season 28 (1996-1997)
Written by Judy Freudberg
Directed by Lisa Simon
Sponsors N, 19
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Picture Segment Description
3530a
SCENE 1 During their playdate, Big Bird and Snuffy sing about how they're "Best Friends." Afterward, Snuffy has to go home and pack, telling Big Bird he's leaving and will be back to say goodbye. Big Bird gets concerned.
PeckLOVE
Cartoon A man assembles the word LOVE, and a bird pecks the O into the shape of a heart. (new sound effects added)
(EKA: Episode 1484)
Cubanpicnic

Cubanpicnic2
Film A girl named Maria and her family are having a Cuban barbecue. She invited her friend, Stewart, to enjoy in the fun and learn about Cuban culture.
(First: Episode 2760)
Alphabet.girls
Cartoon Two girls sing a reggae rendition of the alphabet.
(First: Episode 3269)
Mpiece.danceswolves
Muppets Monsterpiece Theater: "Dances With Wolves"
(First: Episode 3234)
Navajoblanket
Animation A Navajo blanket is formed as tribal music plays.
(First: Episode 2963)
3530b
SCENE 2 Big Bird cries to Maria, Bob, Ruthie and Gina, convinced Snuffy and his family are moving away. The adults find it odd; they've all seen Snuffy's parents around today and them moving wasn't brought up at all. They suggest they throw a big going away party in the Snuffleupagus' honor.
4128zg
Song "Dancin' Shoes"
(First: Episode 2949)
Priestley.Marbles
Cartoon A group gives a newcomer funny looks, which hurts his feelings, but then they invite him to play marbles with them. He turns out to be a good player. (new sound effects added)
Artist: Joanna Priestley
(EKA: Episode 2840)
Lookatthepenguinstakinabath
Film Penguins take a bath.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0440)
4121ar
Celebrity "Rubber Duckie" with Little Richard.
(First: Episode 3263)
Fayray.rubadubdub
Film Wegman's dogs: Rub-a-Dub-Dub
3530c
SCENE 3 The party has been set up and Snuffy arrives, letting it slip that he's not really moving away - he's just going on vacation for two days. Everyone decides to continue the party anyway. Big Bird is relieved his best friend isn't moving away, but wonders what he'll do for the next two days without Snuffy.
Lowercase n
Cartoon "Lowercase n"
(EKA: Episode 0425)
3978o1
Film A very happy and energetic lady discovers a monumental "N" and dances around it.
Artist: Karen Aqua
(First: Episode 3377)
3978zf
Cartoon Leaves form N and n.
(First: Episode 3114)
WandaSong
Muppets Wanda's friends beg her to stay in the water, but she'd rather explore land and be "A Fish Out of Water."
(First: Episode 3247)
Goldfishsubtraction
Animation Five goldfish, take away 2, leaves 3. (new music added)
(EKA: Episode 2401)
Blindfieldtrip
Film A blind class goes on a field trip to the park, using their other senses to experience their surroundings. The teacher sings "If You're Happy and You Know It."
(EKA: Episode 2589)
Jungleroom.KarenAqua
Cartoon A boy imagines his room turning into a jungle.
Artist: Karen Aqua
(First: Episode 2808)
3530d
SCENE 4 Snuffy comes up with some solutions to Big Bird's problem - he could sleep for two days straight until Snuffy returns (which Big Bird doesn't like) or they can get another Snuffleupagus to take his place (though his family is the only one in the radius of the street). Lexine offers to replace Snuffy. Big Bird is flattered, but admits she's not the same Snuffy....but she could be, according to Snuffy as he leads her away.
3983d
Cartoon Rap #19
(EKA: Episode 2560)
GrowingNumbers19
Film Growing Numbers #19
(First: Episode 2937)
MaskedMarch19
Cartoon Masked March #19
(First: Episode 3391)
KingstonHouseParty
Muppets Kingston Livingston III sings about his birthday party, but all of his friends are outside the house, while the party is inside.
(First: Episode 3342)
OutIn
Cartoon A red scribble demonstrates out and in.
Artist: Fred Garbers
(First: Episode 3128)
Boy's family portrait
Film A boy dances his way into his family's portrait.
(First: Episode 3129)
GroverJesse.Marriage
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment: Grover asks Jesse to define marriage. They conclude that married people kiss, hug, live together, and help each other.
(EKA: Episode 2490)
AnimalFootsteps
Cartoon An elephant, a zebra, a hedgehog, an ostrich, a frog and a ladybug create a rhythm with their footsteps.
Artist: Karen Aqua
(First: Episode 2794)
3530e
SCENE 5 Lexine dons a Snuffleupagus cap and dances "The Snuffleupagus" with Snuffy to show how could a Snuffleupagus she can be (she can even say "Oh, dear..." like Snuffy). Snuffy is impressed, though Big Bird isn't sold. Lexine thinks they can still have fun together if she's just herself. Snuffy heads off for his vacation, while Big Bird and Lexine think of something to do.
Computer.N
Animation Computer N / n
(First: Episode 3039)
Alphaboy-n
Film Alphaboy: Nibbling Noodles with Neighbor Nora
(First: Episode 3465)
4124u
Cartoon N is for nose.
(EKA: Episode 1929)
Cow.Sneezesong
Muppets "The Sneeze Song," with Kathleen the Cow with a Pig, a Sheep, and Fred the Wonder Horse.
(First: Episode 2784)
3161w
Film A boy narrates a film of cows being fed hay during winter.
Music: Robert Dennis
(EKA: Episode 0796)
Eeh,arh,erh,EXERCISE
Cartoon Three scribbles exercise.
Artist: Fred Garbers
(EKA: Episode 2482)
EBwarm
Muppets Ernie & Bert: Bert says he's too cold, so Ernie goes overboard to get him warm by putting layer after layer of clothing upon him. This makes him too hot, so Ernie opens the window, gives Bert an ice bag, and brings his electric fan.
(EKA: Episode 0456)
MatchCold
Cartoon What does the word COLD match with? (new music added)
(EKA: Episode 2222)
Kammikluuk
Song "Ookyook Song," a Joe Raposo song with the Alaskan words for all the things you need to put on when it's ukiuq (winter).
(EKA: Episode 2404)
Rocketshapes
Animation Wooden shapes group themselves by color, then regroup by shape, then assemble themselves into a rocket ship.
(First: Episode 3229)
3530f
SCENE 6 Together, Big Bird and Lexine rollerskate around the street while singing the "Best Friends" song. Maria announces the sponsors.


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