Hoots the Owl hosts a talk show about nighttime on Sesame Street. A highlight is a special version of "The People in Your Neighborhood", all about people who work after dark. Sponsors include the letters D and K and the number 11.
Shelley the Turtle is afraid of Barkley. Gordon and Gina try to get Shelley to overcome his fear, and if possible, talk to Barkley, pet him, and rub his head. Sesame Street is brought to you by the letters H and M and by the number 6.
Today, Maria helps Ruby with one of her many experiments, this one concerning finding out what it's like to be blind. Ruby wears a blindfold and tries to use her other senses to figure out what's happening around her.
Big Bird and Snuffy have a play date. Their games involve Snufy blowing on things with his snuffle. Later, Elmo sleeps over at Big Bird's nest. Sesame Street is sponsored by the letters N and S and by the number 2.
Sesame Street is paid a visit by Bob's brother, Minneapolis, an explorer and archaeologist, who is searching for the Golden Cabbage of Snuffertiti. He knows it is somewhere in a nearby cave, and the only cave around for miles is Snuffy's.
It's Luis's birthday, and Big Bird has a tie and poem for him. Maria helps him wrap them, but keeps having to start over because he keeps forgetting certain details. Later, Elmo gazes at the sky all day just to get a good look at the stars.