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Picture Summary / EKA Description
Sesame Street News Flash: Ideas for Games
Episode 2185
Kermit is on a quest to interview people who have invented their own games. Elmo plays "the reporter game", where he pretends to be a news reporter, and then fights with Kermit over his microphone.
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Happy and Sad
Episode 2188
Kermit tries to explain the difference between happy and sad, two emotions which Elmo displays while trying to get Kermit to play with him.

This segment was taped on January 2, 1986 and directed by Richard Hunt.[1]

Quiet and Loud
Episode 2270
Elmo loudly interrupts Kermit's demonstration of "quiet" and "loud". Elmo loudly insists on helping Kermit demonstrate the difference, and Kermit manages to get Elmo to whisper as they talk about being quiet.

This segment was taped on October 24, 1986 and directed by Jon Stone.[2]

The American Revolution: The National Bird
Episode 2332
The founding fathers argue over what bird should be chosen as the national bird. Elmo plays an unnamed founder who doesn't offer his own opinion, but agrees with John Adams that it should be the bald eagle.
Super Grover: Similarities and Differences
Episode 2343
Elmo and Super Grover are hanging out together and Elmo thinks they are exactly alike. Grover points out the ways in which they are also different. Elmo then proves that he has many of the same vocal talents as Grover, and they decide they're different in some ways and the same as others.
Episode 2473
Elmo bumps into Kermit on the way to the post office, begging to help him with one of his demonstrations, during which the post office closes - a perfect prompt to demonstrate closed.
Beat the Time
Episode 2610
Elmo must bring in three items that start with "SN" within thirty seconds (though the clock is clearly going a lot slower than that). They turn out to be a man's snack of nuts and raisins, a sneaker (worn by Telly Monster), and finally, the massive Mr. Snuffleupagus! As his prize, he is given a snowman wearing a snorkel.
Captain Elmo Cousteau
Episode 2637
Captain Elmo Cousteau searches for the treasure of the missing soap, with the help of a policeman fishy.
Bo Knows
Episode 2841
Elmo appears in the "Bo Knows" commercial spoof. He tells the viewers "Bo knows empty and full."
Two-Headed Monster School
Episode 2853
The Two-Headed Monster are the teachers of a two-headed-oriented classroom, with Elmo and Telly as their pupil/pupils (they are sharing the same shirt). The first lesson is to say "Good Morning" in monster language, then how to argue over what to read.
Help in Space
Episode 2862
Astronaut Prairie Dawn floats on a space shuttle, when Elmo pops up out of nowhere, offering to help her. He soon learns that there is no need for a policeman, a construction worker, or a farmer in space (unless there's a cow).
Episode 2985
Elmo explains the importance of sleep and the many ways people do it, but the audience won't stop applauding and let him sleep afterwards.
Top and Bottom
Episode 2999
Elmo shows top and bottom by standing on top of the frame, then falling to the bottom.

This segment was written by Sonia Manzano.

Episode 3132
Telly and Elmo argue over who will be the last to say NO, but the word itself scares them away.
Elmo Plays Statue
Episode 3156
Elmo plays a game called "Statue" with the viewer. The object of the game is to dance whenever music plays, and to hold still whenever the music stops.
Elmo is Loud
Episode 3249
Bert enjoys a nice day at the park feeding his pigeons when Elmo screams a hello to him, scaring the pigeons away. Bert explains that when pigeons are near, one must be quiet. Elmo understands and helps Bert by loudly calling the pigeons back. Bert becomes happy again and Elmo cheers...scaring the pigeons away again.
A: Apple
Episode 3359
Elmo finds a large apple and wonders what letter "apple" starts with. Slimey pops out from the apple, holding a flag with the letter A on it.

This segment was written by Sonia Manzano.

Episode 3384
Elmo, Telly and Zoe plan on showing between by having Elmo go between Zoe and Telly, but the monsters have to constantly switch positions in order for Elmo to be between.
Q - Quick
Episode 3415
Elmo shows the viewer a letter very quickly, and has the viewer guess which letter it is.
Sleepover at Telly's
Episode 3487
Elmo is sleeping over at Telly’s, but Elmo can't sleep due to Telly's snoring. Elmo turn on the radio, so he can't hear Telly snoring, but the music is so loud that they can't sleep. Telly then tries to put his hand over his mouth and nose, but that prevents him from breathing. Elmo then asks for some earmuffs, which works. Now Telly can't sleep because of Elmo's snores, but luckily Telly has another pair of earmuffs.
Forward and Backward
Episode 3493
Elmo and Telly show "forward" and "backward".
It's Hot!
Episode 3516
Rosita observes Elmo yelling the word "hot," and finds out it's because he learned how to read the word.
Next To
Episode 3518
Elmo, Zoe, Telly, Rosita, Herry, Alphonse, Humphrey and Ingrid show "next to".
Elmo and Winston Show Love
Episode 3526
Elmo and Winston, a beluga whale, demonstrate the word LOVE.
Q Trick
Episode 3568
Elmo shows a trick you can do with the letter Q - by covering the stem of the letter, you get the letter O.
Reading Together
Episode 3631
Elmo tries to see what Herry is reading, but since Herry's too big, he tries to stand at various angles to look around his shoulders.
Elmo and the butterfly
Episode 3658
In a seven-part segment, Elmo tries to catch a butterfly so he can give it a kiss.
The Letter Y
Episode 3680
Elmo shows words that end with the letter Y, but the letter won't cooperate with him.
Elmo's Bus
Episode 3773
Part 1: Elmo uses his cardboard bus to demonstrate front and back, when the bus crashes.

Part 2: Elmo puts his bus back together, this time to demonstrate fast and slow, but he crashes the bus again.
Sleepover with Telly
Episode 3777
Telly sleeps over at Elmo's house, but finds he can't get to sleep. Elmo tells him a bedtime story, about a sleepless monster who gets to sleep by saying "good night" to every part of his body, but it only makes Telly laugh. Elmo then suggests counting sheep, and summons the sheep he keeps in his closet, who jump over the bed and sing a lullaby!
Next To
Episode 3781
Elmo watches as Grover tries to demonstrate next to with a wily mailbox which keeps moving away from Grover. When they can't catch it, Elmo points out that he and Grover are next to each other.
Episode 3783
Elmo helps Grover say the alphabet.
Episode 3844
Elmo and Rosita demonstrate friendship.
Up and Down
Episode 3711[3]
Big Bird sees Elmo hung up on the top of the screen, then going down to the bottom. After he helps Elmo up into his arms, Big Bird asks if he liked being up or down. Elmo likes being with Big Bird the best.
Playing Ball with Gloria
Episode 3713[3]
Elmo plays ball with his plant Gloria, when Big Bird comes by and tries to explain that Gloria can't play ball, as they have nor arms or hands to catch it with. Elmo tries playing checkers with Gloria instead.
Episode 3883
Elmo talks to the viewer about feelings, looking for someone who feels sad. He encounters Zoe, who feels proud, and Bert, who feels angry. He feels bummed about not finding anyone who's sad, until Big Bird points out how that makes Elmo feel.
Grover and Mr. Johnson: Singing Telegram Trainer
Episode 3891
Grover trains Elmo to deliver singing telegrams. He goes to Mr. Johnson's apartment to show Elmo how it's done, but gives Mr. Johnson the wrong telegram. Mr. Johnson is angry, because the telegram is noted as being from his mommy in Cincinnati, while Johnson claims his mommy is in Chicago. Elmo decides to deliver the same telegram but state that it's from his mom in Chicago, and Mr. Johnson tells Elmo to come back anytime (without Grover).
Episode 4007
Telly tries practicing "The Blue Danube" on his tuba, but is disrupted by Elmo, who's practicing his drum. After their problem gets out of hand, they get an idea to cooperate.
Chasing the Cheese
Episode 4090
Elmo, Telly, Zoe and Baby Bear prepare to chase a cheese. A sportscaster (Chris Berman) asks them why they chase the cheese, and they all have different answers. They agree that exercise is fun, and it makes you healthy and strong. But what does the cheese have to say? "You can't catch me!" Now the chase is on! The runners all have fun going after the cheese, but they have just as much fun when the cheese goes after them! Elmo invites the sportscaster to join them.
Elmo Says
Episode 4159
To a hip-hop beat, Elmo plays a game of "Elmo Says" with the viewer.
D: Dance
Episode 4190
In a parody of iPod commercials, Big Bird, Elmo and Snuffy listen and dance to the sound of the letter D.
Spaceship Kindness
Episode 4732
Elmo imagines himself and his stuffed hamster, Henrietta, aboard the spaceship Kindness-1, roaming the cosmos to do kind deeds. They discover an asteroid field, plastered with lost dog fliers from an alien monster on the Planet 5, who has lost her dog X-Q-17-▲-Bloop (or "Wiggles" for short). With some navigation from computer program Blinky, they arrive at a distant planet and find Wiggles hiding among the craters. They return Wiggles to its owner. With kindness accomplished, the two head back home to Elmo's room on Sesame Street.

Monster Quintet In a series of segments produced for Sesame Place, a monster band plays music of various styles, from jazz to calypso. The music features solo performances with light accompaniment from each member, consisting of Maurice on trumpet, Kermit the Forg on trombone, Clancy on saxophone, Bruce on keyboard and xylophone, and Elmo on guitar. In other segments, Grover replaces Elmo in the band on flute and Ernie replaced Bruce on the keyboard.
While these pieces were originally produced exclusively for Sesame Place, they would later be used as Muppet segments on international co-productions.
Counting in English and Spanish Grover and Elmo take turns counting from one to ten in English and Spanish.
Surprise Telly explains to the viewer what a surprise is and plans to perform one on Elmo. However, Elmo listens in on his plan and beats him to the punch.
Open Elmo demonstrate open with a book, however the book has other ideas itself.
Full and Empty Telly gives a demonstration of "full" and "empty" with a crate with a sliding curtain on it. He shows the box empty first, then pulls the curtain again, revealing Elmo and Zoe, making it full.
Four Friends Grover, Elmo, Zoe and Telly arrange themselves in different ways to show that they will still remain four monsters.
Making a Face Elmo makes a face, but needs to put the features in the right order.
Cheering Up Elmo Grover finds Elmo sad over his toy being broken, so Grover tries to find a way of making him happy again.
Asking Elmo The superhero Asking Elmo, helps Grover to figure out why his dog, who is tied to a tree, doesn't come when Grover tells it to.
Chicken Comparing Elmo compares what he and a chicken are able to do. He can cluck and flap like her, but he can't lay an egg. They both can also dance together.
Imagination Game Elmo imagines himself as a penguin, chameleon, and mouse (which attracts the attention of a hungry cat).
Guessing Game Elmo ropes Cookie Monster into a guessing game where Elmo pretends to be something and Cookie must guess what. Naturally, all of his answers are about cookies.


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  3. 3.0 3.1 This segment was added in the 1999 rerun of the episode before season 31 premiered.

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