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The Alphabet Jungle Game is a Sesame Street compilation video released in 1998. Telly, Zoe and Elmo host this direct-to-video release filled with dozens of classic Sesame Street cartoons.

The video is a companion piece to The Great Numbers Game.

Image Segment Description
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Cartoon "Alphabet Jungle"
(First: Episode 2733)
This song serves as the introduction to our adventure
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FRAME 1 Elmo, Zoe, Telly and three kids welcome the viewer to Alphabet Jungle, where cartoons of each letter hide. Zoe is anxious to see the letter Z. Elmo spots the letter A and the "Soul A".
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Cartoon Soul A!
(First: Episode 3359)
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Animation Pencil Box B / b
(First: Episode 3040)
New sound effects added.
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Cartoon A fan reveals the letter C.
(First: Episode 2746)
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Cartoon A car drives by the water.
(First: Episode 3378)
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Animation D for Dance: Ladies on stage dance a can-can to the tune of "The Infernal Gallop" from Jacques Offenbach's Orpheus in the Underworld, the lyrics of which are all the letter D.
(First: Episode 3499)
Elmo is superimposed into the clip, dancing along, who also says "D" at the end.
Spoken introduction cut
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Cartoon A pencil tries to write the word DANCE.
(First: Episode 1966)
New sound effects added at the end of the cartoon.
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Animation E / e Gregorian chant
(First: Episode 3300)
Elmo appears over the segment, reiterating the letter and saying that "E" stands for "Elmo".
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Cartoon Suzie Kabloozie hates the letter F, until all F things disappear, including the furniture, the floor and the firefighter.
Artist: Mo Willems
(First: Episode 3274)
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FRAME 2 Zoe walks in with a G sign, chanting the letter.
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Cartoon Fish form G and g.
(First: Episode 3112)
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Cartoon The letter H appears in words on buildings.
(First: Episode 3368)
New sound effects added.
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Animation Pencil box I/i
(First: Episode 2890)
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FRAME 3 Telly and Zoe fight over the letters I and G; Elmo has them put them together to make the "IG" sound.
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Cartoon A pig dances a jig while wearing a wig.
Artist: Joey Ahlbum
(First: Episode 3525)
New sound effects added.
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Animation Planet J/j
(First: Episode 2833)
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Film Ornate Ks fly through the air to a song.
Artist: Jane Aaron
(First: Episode 2945)
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FRAME 4 Zoe introduces her second favorite letter - "LMNO". However, Elmo points out that that letter is just made of four other letters: L, M, N, and O.
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Cartoon L for Laugh
Artists: Vincent Cafarelli & Candy Kugel
(First: Episode 2767)
New music added.
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Cartoon M is for Marvelous Martha
(First: Episode 0013)
New sound effects added.
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Cartoon Leaves form N and n.
(First: Episode 3114)
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Cartoon A woman sings the "O" sound in a brief opera.
(First: Episode 3323)
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FRAME 4 cont'd Zoe sees that they're all separate letters, then asks when the Letter Z is coming. The kids pop out and yell "Soon, Zoe, Soon!"
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Song "Letter P Menu"
Artist: Veronika Soul
(First: Episode 3558)
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FRAME 5 Telly shows the letter P stands for "push" as he pushes the previous segment away...taking himself with it.
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Song "Push! Push! Push!"
(First: Episode 3445)
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Cartoon Airplanes carve the letter Q.
Artist: Frank & Cauroline Mouris
(First: Episode 3179)
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Animation A capital and lower-case R appear on sheets of paper.
(First: Episode 3127)
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Animation Characters on a quilt form the letter S.
Artist: Karen Aqua
(First: Episode 3368)
Elmo and Zoe appear over the clip, dancing along.
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Cartoon T for tiger, teapot, television, and taxi.
Artist: Bill Davis
(First: Episode 3262)
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Cartoon U knocks on the door of P's apartment. When she answers the door, they go UP.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 3658)
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Cartoon V in space
(First: Episode 0481)
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Animation W for water, wind, wave and wet
(First: Episode 3198)
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FRAME 6 Elmo spots the letter X and exclaims "X marks the spot!"
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Animation Stamped and painted X animation.
(First: Episode 2934)
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Film Ornate Xs spin around in accompaniment to a song.
Artist: Jane Aaron
(First: Episode 2929)
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Animation Y: Yuri, a yellow yak, eats yams and yogurt.
(First: Episode 3381)
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FRAME 7 Zoe is excited because now it's time for a Z cartoon! But, Telly points out there's no Zs in the jungle! They do the next best thing: make their own Z. In the style of The Floating Kids (complete with Maria narration), the monsters float into the sky and make the letter. Afterwards, the explorers decide to have an Alphabet Party!
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Song "The African Animal Alphabet"
(First: Episode 3396)
The explorers appear over the segment, dancing and singing along replacing the animal crackers from the original version. A full credit roll follows along with the first few verses of the Alphabet Jungle song.

Releases

Cast

Muppet Performers

Child Cast

  • Joseph Brancale
  • Megan Ng
  • Nichole Rifkin

Human Cast

Credits

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