Elmo's World
Written by Emily Perl Kingsley
Directed by Ken Diego
Steve Feldman
Book Pets!
Video Birthdays, Games & More!
Favorite Things!
First Appearance
Episode 3918

Picture Segment Description
Guess what Elmo's thinking about today? An assortment of Muppet animals (dog, cat, rabbit, bird, mouse, frog, turtle) run into the room and back out.
Dorothy's Question Dorothy has a minature goldfish bowl in her fish bowl. She wants to know "How do you play with a pet?".
The Noodle Family Mr. Noodle's brother Mr. Noodle was stepping on his hand and after he removes it, he tries to play fetch with a goldfish and a hamster before whistling for a dog. He plays fetch with Barkley and gives him a hug.
Kids and Baby Kids show Dorothy lizards, a cat and a guinea pig. Elmo asks a baby with a plush dog.
Elmo's Question Elmo asks the viewer to help him count CGI mice and one giraffe riding on a roller coaster.
Video E-Mail Elizabeth shows things Little Murray Sparkles can do, culminating in him meowing, rubbing and purring at the same time, making him "the smartest kitty in the whole world!".
Quiz Elmo asks questions about what can be pets and what can't. Telly Monster and Chuckie Sue appear in an answer that monsters can't be pets, but they can have pets. Elmo is a monster too and has his own pet: Dorothy!
Film Elmo wants Dorothy to watch Elmo's friend Aleesa as she talks about how her cat, Fluffy, and her dog, Spike, are same and different. She and her sister give Spike a bath.
TV Cartoon Dorothy wants to see The Pets Channel with Elmo. This channel shows the Lecture Lady interpreting how pets talk. In the end, she tried to imitate the sound of a bird, but the bird ended up talking like human, citing Shakespeare's famous passage from "Hamlet". The Lecture Lady signs off by making pets sounds. Stay tuned for "Cats" starring Eartha Kitten.
Interview Elmo tries to talk to the pets from the beginning of the episode, but they run on by so Elmo talks to Dorothy about pets. Dorothy says that pets need people and monsters to take care of them. Dorothy loves her fish food and needs fresh water every day.


Tickle Me Land Dorothy imagines Elmo as a pet fish, a hamster, and a bird.
Pets song
The Pets Song Elmo and the pets sing "The Pets Song."
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