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Aloysius Snuffleupagus

Discussion in 'Classic Sesame Street' started by superboober, Sep 26, 2006.

  1. superboober

    superboober Member

    Roughly when was Snuffleupagus's first name revealed, and has it ever been explicitly stated why "Aloysius" was chosen?
     
  2. mikebennidict

    mikebennidict New Member

    I'm sure there's no particualer reason why the chose that name. Otherwise I can't remember exactly when it was first mentioned.
     
  3. BEAR

    BEAR Active Member

    They probably just chose it because it was a silly name. Interesting that they would give him such a difficult and weird first name with his already difficult to pronounce last name. Haha! They have not used his first name much as I recall. Especially not now. Notice how his name is Aloysius and his sister's name is Alice. They have similar names.
     
  4. Ilikemuppets

    Ilikemuppets New Member

    Does anyone remember his puppet Gus?
     
  5. nickcoffee12

    nickcoffee12 New Member

    yes i rember his puppet gus i would like to see the puppet again maby next sesason 28
     
  6. Ilikemuppets

    Ilikemuppets New Member

    It was always arguing with him.
     
  7. Erine81981

    Erine81981 Well-Known Member

    I do remember Gus! It's been a long time since we've seen Gus.
     
  8. GonzoLeaper

    GonzoLeaper Well-Known Member

    Wow- I had totally forgotten about Gus, but now that someone brought it up, he does sound vaguely familiar ("vaguely familiar"-:concern: )
    Does anyone have any pictures, sounds or video clips, or other descriptions to help refresh my memory?
     
  9. SesameStreetFan

    SesameStreetFan New Member

    Gus was around from the early 80's to the early 90's. The last time I saw him on there was 1993, right before The Around the Corner garbage started and they introduced all those new charachters and took a lot of the focus off the older ones. I remember an episode from 1991 when Big Bird and Snuffy got in a big argument because of Gus, similar to how Elmo is with Zoe's pet Rocco now. But Snuffy felt the same exact way in this episode about Big Bird's teddy bear Radar, and they were so mad at each other that said they weren't gonna be best friends anymore. I think Oscar was the one who originally got the fight started. He wasn't seen in the same take with Big Bird, but somehow it was some prank he pulled that got the fight started. I think he had something delivered to Big Bird's nest that Big Bird wasn't expecting, not sure how that would start a fight between him and Snuffy but somehow it did. Anyways I think this was the only episode when Big Bird and Snuffy had a fight that intense. This same type of storyline has been seen with best friends on a lot of TV shows over the years.
     
  10. Daffyfan2003

    Daffyfan2003 Well-Known Member

    I don't know exactly. But I remember the first time I heard it. Snuffy was showing Gordon and Linda his "Snuffleupa-bus." The driver called him Aloysius and everybody on the bus called him "Chubby." Then after all that, Gordon and Linda missed their own bus. I realize that doesn't really answer the question, but I thought I'd bring that up.
     
  11. Kiki

    Kiki Active Member

    I don't know but whenever I hear 'Aloysius' I laugh cause that was the name of my clas last year, lol. Don't ask, it was named after a nun! ;) :smirk:
     
  12. Fozzie Bear

    Fozzie Bear Well-Known Member

  13. Ilikemuppets

    Ilikemuppets New Member

  14. SSLFan

    SSLFan Well-Known Member


    ugh...:rolleyes: :mad: :grouchy:
     
  15. Fozzie Bear

    Fozzie Bear Well-Known Member



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