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Elmo wants a pet dinosaur
Air date September 24, 2007
Season Season 38
Written by Judy Freudberg
Sponsors Q, 2
Releases The Best of Elmo 4
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Picture Segment Description
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COLD OPEN "What's the Word on the Street?" -- gigantic
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SCENE Gabi reads Elmo a book called Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs, because Elmo loves dinosaurs. They display some of the pages to the viewer, until Gabi has to leave to go to class.
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In a clay-animated sequence, Elmo imagines himself with a pet dinosaur and sings a song about all the fun things they would do together.
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Elmo sets out to look for a pet dinosaur. He first encounters a kitten and a puppy, which he's not looking for. He then decides to ask Gina where he might find his dinosaur.
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At the clinic, Gina tells Mr. Penguin he has a fever, which means no more marching. Mrs. Chicken is supposed to be next, but Elmo comes rushing in, asking Gina where he can get a pet dinosaur. Gina tells Elmo that dinosaurs are extinct, which means that they lived a very long time ago, and there aren't any more dinosaurs left anywhere. Elmo leaves, and Gina attends to Mrs. Chicken.
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Snuffy finds Elmo upset and asks him what is wrong. When Elmo explains how he really wanted a pet dinosaur, Snuffy has an idea. He tells Elmo he has to go, and "won't be back" ...
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Elmo keeps looking at his dinosaur book, until a voice calls his attention. Who is it? Why, it's a shaggy brown creature with spikes, who says it's a dinosaur seeking to be someone's pet! Elmo wonders, what kind of dinosaur is it? The creature calls itself a "Shaggy Snufflesaurus." Elmo agrees to keep it as a pet, and hops up on its back. They walk down Sesame Street, reprising the song Elmo sang earlier. The Snufflesaurus mentions that it also likes cabbages and spaghetti.
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Song "Dressed Up" (remake)
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Celebrity Ahmad Rashād loves the word gigantic.
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Song "Some Things Are Little, Some Things Are Big"
(First: Episode 3537)
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Muppets The Letter of the Day: Q
Cookie Monster eats the little stemmy part of the Letter Q Cookie, and Prairie Dawn thinks it is the letter O.
(First: Episode 3982)
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Cartoon A page (David Rudman) tries to make way for Queen Quagmire, but a duck gets in his way.
Aritst: David Wachtenheim
(First: Episode 4073)
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Film Q, for quack. Quiet!
(First: Episode 3405)
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Muppets In song, a boy wanders into the Animal Lost and Found, looking for his pet named Homer. The shopkeeper says, "Describe Your Pet to Me."
(First: Episode 2967)
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Muppets / Animation The Twiddlebugs take a caterpillar in, thinking at first that it's a cat. After it doesn't drink any milk, and proves to have more than four legs, Tessie consults a book to discover that it's a caterpillar. They decide to name it "Cat."
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Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Murray Monster and James talk about dinosaurs and pretend to be T-rexes.
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Animation The clay cavemen try to avoid the rain, and wind up sharing an umbrella.
(First: Episode 4033)
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Song Cookie Monster sings "What is Friend?" against a clip montage of kids.
(First: Episode 3886)
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Muppets The Number of the Day: 2
The Count counts sheep, and says the number of the day will be revealed when the elephant shows up.
(First: Episode 4080)
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Song "2, 2, 2, Me and You."
(First: Episode 3690)
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Animation Egyptian #2
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Cast Linda shows a girl how to sign the word friend.
(First: Episode 3927)
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Film Kenya and Cherie are friends, even when they disagree about how they do their hair.
(First: Episode 3834)
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Muppets Ernie and Bert reminisce about "Things That I Remember" over a montage of classic Ernie and Bert clips.
(First: Episode 3656)
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Cartoon Fluffy recalls being a homeless dog, getting taken in to the dog pound, and meeting his new pal Petey.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 2981)
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Muppets American Monster Classics
Cookie Monster introduces a spoof of A Streetcar Named Desire in which Grover has left his keys at the bowling alley. Because it's the crack of dawn, he must shout softly up to the window so that Stella may let him in.
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Cartoon "In and Out Crowd"
Artist: Sally Cruikshank
(First: Episode 2612)
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Muppets Elmo's World: Dinosaurs
(First: Episode 4082)
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Insert Abby Cadabby can't think of a rhyme, but doesn't have to: the sponsors themselves rhyme.

Trivia

  • This episode was previously available on Sesame Street's YouTube Channel, but was taken down for unknown reasons.


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