Sesame Street
Little Furry Red Monster Parade
Air date April 12, 2004
Season Season 35 (2004)
Written by Emily Perl Kingsley
Directed by Emily Squires
Sponsors F, 6
Syndication PBS Kids Sprout
Releases TV Episode Fun Pack: Volume 1
Furry Red Monster Parade
The Best of Elmo 3
YouTube (edited) (YouTube)
Hulu

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Intro My Favorite Sesame Street Moments: Phil McGraw
He talks about Ernie and Bert, and a clip from the Banana Sketch is shown.
cut from the YouTube version
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SCENE Elmo is preparing a "Little Furry Red Monster Parade" and practices playing his drum near Hooper's Store. After Elmo shows Alan his marching song, Alan asks him if there will be enough furry red monsters to join the parade. Elmo is certain that a lot of furry red monsters will come to march.
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SCENE cont'd Elmo calls to all furry red monsters in front of 123 Sesame Street, but no one shows up, so Elmo decides to start the parade by himself. Zoe comes along and asks if she can join. However, Elmo notices that she is a little furry monster, but she's not red. Elmo wouldn't be happy marching in a parade without Zoe, so he decides to change the song's lyrics to have the parade be for "Little Furry Red and Orange Monsters."
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SCENE cont'd When Elmo and Zoe march along the street, Telly comes and wants to be in the parade, so Elmo changes the song again to allow "Little and Big Furry Red and Orange and Purple Monsters." As they continue to march, Baby Bear wants to join and Elmo has to change the song again. Telly remarks "The song's gettin' kinda long."
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SCENE cont'd The parade makes it's way to the arbor and Big Bird wants to be in the parade. After Elmo changes the parade song again, he asks if anybody else wants to be in the parade. When they start to march again, more people want to be in the parade including Gladys, Narf, Mel, a blue martian, a Honker, a Dinger, a penguin, a chicken, and a tomato (Joey Mazzarino).
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SCENE cont'd Baby Bear tries to make a new parade song but the problem is, it's too long! Big Bird says that if they sing that song, they'll be here till a week from Saturday, "whenever that is."
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SCENE cont'd Elmo solves the problem by making it "The anybody who loves to march in a parade, parade!" and now everybody can join!
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SCENE cont'd Alan watches and figures since he's "an anybody" and loves parades, he can be in the parade too. Elmo calls Alan to join, and everyone marches down Sesame Street and sings the parade song. After a brief word from the tomato, he tells the others to wait for him to "catch up."
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Animation A group of traveling flashlights welcomes a fancy lamp into their group.
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Muppets / Celebrity Angel Corella dances with the alphabet, while Telly, Zoe and Elmo name the letters. (edited)
(First: Episode 3785)
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Muppets The Letter of the Day: F
Cookie Monster plans to draw a picture of the letter cookie so that he can eat it yet still teach the letter thereof. He ends up eating both the cookie and the drawing, though!
(First: Episode 3997)
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Film The letter F appears, Jaws-like, out of a swimming pool.
(First: Episode 3353)
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Cartoon The junkyard brings an F near a U, and N to spell out the word FUN.
(First: Episode 4037)
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Muppet/ Cast Spanish Word of the Day: flor
Maria smells different flowers, including Stinky the Stinkweed.
(First: Episode 3983)
cut from the Sprout version, cut from the online version
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Animation Flower pattern - what goes in the middle?
(First: Episode 3802)
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Muppets / Cast Miles, Gabi, Elmo, Zoe, Telly, Rosita and Baby Bear sing "Everybody's Song."
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Film Everybody dance now! Kids in all sorts of situations and locales dance.
(First: Episode 3992)
cut from the online version, cut from the DVD version
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Muppets Journey to Ernie: One of These Things
Big Bird looks for Ernie in a land full of animated boards for the classic song/game.
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Muppets Ernie and Bert sing "But I Like You."
(First: Episode 1952)
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Muppets Global Grover
Grover travels to Mongolia to watch the traditional Mongolian bowl dance. His friend Shali goes to a school to learn how to learn the difficult skill. Then, Grover performs his own version.
(First: Episode 4039)
cut from the online version
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Cartoon Global Thingy
Tux Plays Too
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Muppets The Number of the Day: 6
The Count watches "Six Feet Under", which takes place under a table where the feet of three monsters appear.
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Cartoon Suzie Kabloozie: Judge #6
(First: Episode 3887)
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Film The Count sings a song of "Six at Sea" off-screen, while children play on the beach.
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Muppets Elmo's World: Feet
(First: Episode 4048)
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Insert The Adventures of Trash Gordon
Chapter 692
Trash is chased by a smelly pepperoni and anchovy pizza (with extra garlic), until he boxes it and sends it off to New Jersey.

Alterations

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Cartoon A lizard, a girl and a dog dance.
Artist: Karen Aqua
(First: Episode 2795)

On The Furry Red Monster Parade DVD release of the episode, this scene replaces the video when kids in all sorts of situations and locales dance, due to the "Everybody Dance Now" portion from a licensed single from C+C Music Factory.
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Muppets Global Grover: Grover returns from Trinidad on a pair of stilts. In his film, Asha and her friends practice and dance on stilts in preparation for a carnival. Afterward, Grover muses about the things he's learned to do on stilts...including the need to practice more!
(First: Episode 4049)
This replaces "Global Grover: Mongolia" in the Hulu version.


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