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Episode 3743

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Sesame Street
Plot Big Bird and Snuffy mail a letter
Air date March 18, 1998
Season Season 29 (1997-1998)
Sponsors K, 4

3743

Picture Segment Description
3743a
SCENE 1
Big Bird and Snuffy display a letter than Snuffy has written (or rather, dictated to his mother) to his grandmother, asking when she'll come for a visit. Along with the Birdketeers, they go off to mail it. Big Bird feels as though they've forgotten something, though.
3743b
SCENE 1 cont'd
A the mailbox, Maria prevents them from sending the letter, pointing out they need to put it in an envelope. Snuffy goes to get one and Big Bird goes to smooth out the wrinkled letter. Maria believes their situation isn't not going to get any easier.
2341d
Cartoon
A boy learns to put his mom's letter in the mailbox all by himself (with a little help).
(EKA: Episode 1708)
WriteLetter
Song
To the original Fats Waller recording of "I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter," a group of kids act out the song in a throwback to the silent film era.
(EKA: Episode 3659)
Toon.Pencil.Dance
Cartoon
A pencil tries to write the word DANCE.
(EKA: Episode 2226)
Song.LookWhosDancing
Song
"Look Who's Dancing"
(EKA: Episode 3665)
ElmoWinston
Muppets
Elmo and Winston, a beluga whale, demonstrate the word LOVE.
(EKA: Episode 3674)
3786l
Animation
The word "LOVE" in various situations.
(EKA: Episode 3636)
Fishingboy
Film
A boy loves learning about fish. He reads books about them, and even catches them.
(EKA: Episode 3689)
Shortywaterfountain
Cartoon
A little boy tries to use a tall water fountain
(EKA: Episode 0984)
3743c
SCENE 2
The two have placed the letter in a giant envelope, though Big Bird has a hard time closing it. He realizes they need to wet the glue and Snuffy does so, getting stuck in the process. Big Bird rips it off and crashes, but seals the envelope in the process.
3743d
SCENE 2 cont'd
As the the two reach the mailbox, Lexine stops them from mailing it, pointing out they need to put the address on it. Snuffy goes to his mommy to get it, with Big Bird trailing behind (as Snuffy forgot the letter).
Deargrandma
Film
A girl writes to her grandmother about going to summer camp.
(EKA: Episode 3270)
3979ze
Animation
Pencil box K/k
(First: Episode 2876)
3979g
Film
The letter K dances at the beach.
(EKA: Episode 3703)
2073d
Cartoon
K for keyhole, ketchup, kitten
(EKA: Episode 0811)
SongoSong
Muppets / Celebrity
Celia Cruz sings "Songo's Song."
(EKA: Episode 3279)
Colombia
Cartoon
"We Are Kids From Far and Wide" - Colombia
(EKA: Episode 3105)
TheotherMEsong
Song
"Me, M-E, Me!"
(EKA: Episode 3578)
Mpiece.ringstwice
Muppets
Monsterpiece Theater: "The Postman Always Rings Twice"
(EKA: Episode 2910)
InOutSchool
Film
Kids walk IN and OUT of a school.
(EKA: Episode 3639)
Alphabet.girls
Cartoon
Two girls sing a reggae rendition of the alphabet.
(EKA: Episode 3269)
3743e
SCENE 3
Big Bird and Snuffy write the receiving address on the postcard and believe they are now officially ready to mail. Big Bird wonders why the "K" in the address (as in "K Street") is emphasized. Snuffy explains because all the street in that town are named after letters and names them all (reciting the whole alphabet). There's even a song, which follows "The Alphabet Song."
3743h
SCENE 3 cont'd
Soon after Big Bird sees no one near the mailbox, Mr. Handford stops them, saying that the letter isn't finished without a stamp. Overwhelmed, the two go off to retrieve a "Snuffle Stamp" to stick on the envelope. After they leave, Mr. Handford wonders whose picture is on a Snuffle stamp.
Washington.Barretta

Washington.Barretta.2
Cartoon
George Washington cannot cross the Delaware unless some of his men are in the FRONT and some are in the BACK.
Artist: Gene Barretta
(EKA: Episode 3726)
3150p
Song
"The First Time" - Children try various activities (riding tricycles, tying shoes, etc.) and progressively improve.
(EKA: Episode 2988)
Ringmaster4
Cartoon
The Ringmaster presents four lions.
(EKA: Episode 1448)
3982e
Film
Ornate 4s fly through the air.
(EKA: Episode 3317)
4.Platebalance
Film
Chinese acrobats balance 4 plates on sticks in each hand.
Song.Between
Song
Jeff Redd sings "Between"
(EKA: Episode 2822)
Closeddoor
Cartoon
CLOSED (sheep running through door)
BattyBoPeep
Film
Wegman's dogs: Batty as Little Bo Peep, seeking her sheep.
(EKA: Episode 3525)
KermitElmoPostoffice
Muppets
Elmo bumps into Kermit the Frog on the way to the post office, begging to help him with one of his demonstrations, during which the post office closes - a perfect prompt to demonstrate open and closed.
(EKA: Episode 2587)
TSD.mailman
Cartoon
The secret drawing is a mailman.
(EKA: Episode 0265)
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3742ComingSoon
SCENE 4
The mail carrier waits as Snuffy licks the stamp and attaches it to the envelope. The mailman says that there's just one thing left: mail it. He delivers it to the post office as Big Bird and Snuffy jump in joy. Just then, Granny Snuffle arrives and greets them. They two give her hugs, speaking very highly of how fast the mail system is.
3957l
Cartoon
Dinah from South Carolina exchanges letters with her friend Ling Lu in China.
Artist: ArtistMike
(EKA: Episode 2727)
Song.Chopsticks.SS
Song
Kevin Clash sings "(I Eat With) Chopsticks" over a film of kids doing so.
(EKA: Episode 3327)
FlashGizmo.NearFar
Cartoon
Flash Gizmo, Space Cadet
Near and far
(EKA: Episode 3714)
3816zb

3989r
Muppets
Worms in Space: Slimey and his fellow worm astronauts make a letter K.
GirlsK
Film
Girls dance and chant about K.
(EKA: Episode 3012)
1041kkick
Cartoon
K for kick (football players)
(EKA: Episode 1041)
Floatingkids.rectangle
Film
The floating kids form a rectangle.
(EKA: Episode 3131)
Count-mailman
Muppets
As ominous music plays, the Count walks around his castle, checks out the mirror (he has no reflection), and greets his bats. The mailman (Jim Henson) arrives, with a bunch of letters for Count. The mailman wonders why there are so many letters. The Count says that he wrote them all himself, so he could count them... and then he does.
(EKA: Episode 0592)
Moon.Goodnight
Cartoon
The moon listens to everyone say "Good night" in different languages.
(EKA: Episode 2243)
3743g
SCENE 5
Granny Snuffle finishes reading everyone a story and Snuffy encourages her to read his letter once she gets back home, so she can reply as to when her next visit will be. Telly then announces the sponsors.
3744i
COMING SOON
Coming soon on Sesame Street: Tarah is the popular attraction for this year's grouch float.

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