Elmo Loves You is a 2009 Sesame Street direct-to-video compilation.


Picture Segment Description
FRAME 1 Elmo comes out of Hooper's Store carrying a handful of art supplies, singing "Elmo Loves You" (accompanied by Rosita on guitar).
FRAME 1 cont'd Elmo sets up his stuff in the garden and Rosita rushes over to him to question what he’s making. He reveals he’s using the supplies to make a special card for someone he loves, but he’s not sure what to put in the card. Rosita shows him one way of expressing love – a kiss on the cheek. Elmo thanks her and claims he loves all kinds of kisses, including family kisses and even whale kisses...
Muppets Elmo and Winston, a beluga whale, demonstrate the word LOVE.
(First: Episode 3526)
Elmo's dialogue is re-recorded and new graphics are added for the word "LOVE".
Animation The word "LOVE" in various situations.
(First: Episode 3569)
Cartoon On a rainy day, a mother and her adopted child use their fingers to draw a picture of themselves on the foggy window.
(First: Episode 4146)

FRAME 2 Elmo’s now finished cutting his card into a heart shape. However, he claims he needs more to express his favorite “emotion”. Rosita doesn’t know what the word means and Elmo explains it to her. Grover then walks by and shows the pair how he shows love – through interpretive dance (“She loves me! She loves me not!”). As Grover frolics around, Rosita tells Elmo she likes to be shown love through a love song. In the midst of his dance, Grover gets tangled up in his limbs and asks them for help.
Song "Signing I Love You"

FRAME 3 The trio ponders what Elmo can put in his card. Grover steps up to the challenge to interview people about love and zooms off. Rosita assures Elmo Grover will do a good job and hugs him. Elmo then realizes he can put a picture of himself reaching out for a hug in his card!
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment — Grover and Karlena talk about the word "love" on a sign.
(First: Episode 2392)
Cookie love.JPG
Muppets Cookie Monster sings "You Made Me Love You."
(First: Episode 3456)
Cookie's last line is cut.
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment — Grover and Jesse talk about love.
(First: Episode 2420)

FRAME 4 Elmo finishes his card and is ready to give it to his special someone…until it is blown away in the wind, with Elmo and Rosita following close behind.
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment — Grover and Samantha demonstrate what people look like when they're happy and sad.
(First: Episode 3562)
Muppets / Celebrity Trisha Yearwood sings "I'm Talkin' Love" to explain to Herry Monster about how she feels when she misses her friend who is very far away (further than China or New Jersey even). Baby Bear and Grover happen by to help sing back-up before her friend arrives. At the end, a Martian materializes and Herry notes, "Some guys have all the luck."
(First: Episode 3840)
FRAME 5 Rosita and Elmo continue chasing the card, but end up colliding with each other. They then loose sight of it, making them sad.
Song "Dancin' Shoes"
(First: Episode 2949)
Modified to remove shots of Elmo in the song.
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment — Grover and Christopher talk about what love is.
(First: Episode 1484)
FRAME 6 Elmo sulks at the loss of his card and claims it’s irreplaceable. Rosita cheers him up with a performance of “Tu Me Gustas”.
Muppets / Celebrity John Legend sings "It Feels Good When You Sing a Song" with Hoots.
(First: Episode 4109)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment — Chelsea tells Grover what love is.
(First: Episode 2397)
Muppets / Celebrity R.E.M. sings "Furry Happy Monsters."
(First: Episode 3829)


FRAME 7 Elmo is about to make a new card when Grover comes back and learns that the card is gone. Grover spots it blown on the box, which is then blown into the sky. Grover performs a quick costume change into Super Grover. He flies up into the air, but then plummets to the ground shortly after, empty-handed. But, Elmo finds his card stuck to Grover’s cape, making him and Rosita rejoice. Super Grover then feels a song coming on…
Muppets Rosita and Elmo sing "I Feel So Happy".
(First: Episode 3460)
Song "Happy Happiness," against footage of kids playing at a beach.
(First: Episode 3320)

FRAME 8 Super Grover is about to leave when he is caught in a group hug from Rosita, which messes his back up, forcing him to see his chiropractor. Rosita leaves too, which means Elmo can now give his card to his special someone – the viewer.


Starring The Muppets of Sesame Street


Child Cast (uncredited)




The DVD debuted at #7 on the Reuters Kid Video sales rankings,[1] going up one spot the next week.[2]


  1. "Top Kid Video for the 1/31/2009 issue", Reuters, 24 January 2009.
  2. "Top Kid Video for the 2/7/2009 issue", Reuters, 30 January 2009.
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