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Elmo's World
Written by Jeff Moss
Directed by Ted May
Book Music!
Video Dancing, Music, Books!
First Appearance
Episode 3824

Picture Segment Description
Guess what Elmo's thinking about today? Elmo opens his door and becomes buried under dozens of toy brass instruments. The opening montage features different instruments playing Twinkle Twinkle Little Star with a piano, a violin, toy recorders, kazoos, a children's choir singing "la, la..." and an orchestra.
Dorothy's Question Dorothy wants to know how you make music with a drum.
The Noodle Family Mr. Noodle attempts to play a marching band drum by wearing it on his back. After he finally straps it on properly, he finds that it's difficult to pick up the drum stick. When he finally beats the drum, it makes his body shake all over.
Kids and Baby Kids play different types of simple drums, and one boy plays a professional drum set. When Elmo asks a baby, he bangs away on a bowl with a plastic spoon.
Elmo's Question Elmo wants to know how many strings a typical guitar has.
Quiz Drawer plays some big band music and opens up to show the options in Elmo's quiz. Trombones do. Boxes don't, unless it's a music box. Birthday cakes don't, but singing "Happy Birthday" is music. Little birds make music, and so do Big Birds.
Film Some of Elmo's friends in school make their own instruments with ordinary objects. In a rare move for one of Elmo's friend's films, Oscar makes an appearance at the end to smash two trash can lids together.
TV Cartoon The Music Channel shows a documentary about the very first music played in the entire world ever. Coming up next: The Music Man, The Sound of Music and Name That Tune.

Interview Elmo talks to an accordion and a clarinet.
Tickle Me Land Dorothy imagines Elmo in a New Orleans jazz band.
Home Video Elmo has made a video of Herry humming the "Elmo's World Theme," which Elmo can't help joining in on.