Music by Cheryl Hardwick
Lyrics by Luis Santiero
Date 1982
Publisher Sesame Street, Inc.
First Episode 1834

The remake

"Singing in the Shower" is a Sesame Street song where Olivia, Ernie, Big Bird, and Oscar sing about how they like to sing in their various modes of cleaning (shower, bathtub, birdbath, and mudbath, respectively.)

The song was later remade for Season 30. This version featured Ruthie in place of Olivia, and Ernie as performed by Steve Whitmire instead of Jim Henson (who performed Ernie in the original version). Despite these changes, Caroll Spinney's vocals for Oscar from the original version remain unchanged, while a portion of Big Bird's vocals are re-recorded.

An excerpt of the song is sung by Elmo, imagined as a mouse and elephant by Dorothy, in the Elmo's World segment "Bath Time." Baby Bear and Elmo sang a couple of verses of the song in episode 4229.


  • In the original script for the segment, Bert was intended to duet with Ernie during his verse, and Grundgetta was to appear instead of Oscar.[1]




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