Sesame Street
Plot Snuffy leaves for two days
Air date November 22, 1996
Season Season 28 (1996-1997)
Sponsors N, 19
This episode guide has been compiled from incomplete video material.


Picture Segment Description
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.
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)
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.
Song "Dancin' Shoes"
(EKA: Episode 2949)
Film Wegman's dogs: Rub-a-Dub-Dub
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)
Cartoon A boy imagines his room turning into a jungle.
Artist: Karen Aqua
(First: Episode 2808)
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.
Cartoon Rap #19
(EKA: Episode 2560)
Boy's family portrait
Film A boy dances his way into his family's portrait.
(EKA: Episode 3129)
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)
Cartoon An elephant, a zebra, a hedgehog, an ostrich, a frog and a ladybug create a rhythm with their footsteps.
Artist: Karen Aqua
(EKA: Episode 2794)
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.
Animation Computer N / n
(EKA: Episode 3039)
Cartoon Three scribbles exercise.
Artist: Fred Garbers
(EKA: Episode 2482)
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)
Cartoon What does the word COLD match with? (new music added)
(EKA: Episode 2222)
Animation Wooden shapes group themselves by color, then regroup by shape, then assemble themselves into a rocket ship.
(EKA: Episode 3230)
SCENE 6 Together, Big Bird and Lexine rollerskate around the street while singing the "Best Friends" song. Maria announces the sponsors.

Known missing segments

Picture Segment Description
Muppets Monsterpiece Theater: "Dances With Wolves"
(EKA: Episode 3234)

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