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  • (whimsical music)

  • La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la

  • La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la

  • Elmo's full of wonder

  • Wonder what he will discover

  • In Elmo's wonderful world

  • (laughter)

  • - Hi, welcome to Elmo's World.

  • Oh, guess what Elmo is wondering about today?

  • Wait for it.

  • Wait for it.

  • Oh, all the letters of the alphabet.

  • Oh, from A to Z.

  • Boy, Elmo loves the alphabet

  • and wants to find out more about it.

  • Hey, let's ask Elmo's friend, Smartie.

  • Let's call her together.

  • Oh Smartie!

  • - Hiya Elmo.

  • Check this out, it's my favorite, alphabet soup.

  • - [Elmo] Oh yeah, oh, that's perfect Smartie

  • because Elmo wants to learn all about the alphabet today.

  • - Well, what do we do to learn something new?

  • We look it up!

  • Getting the A to Z on the alphabet, here we go.

  • You can find letters of the alphabet all around us.

  • They're on street signs and even doors and windows.

  • There are uppercase letters, which are letters that are big

  • and there are lowercase letters,

  • which are letters that are small.

  • Some letters have straight lines, like the letter T,

  • other letters have fun, curvy lines, like the letter S.

  • When you put letters together, you can sound them out

  • and make all sorts of wonderful words.

  • - C-A-T.

  • - [Smartie] That spells cat.

  • - Wow, Elmo loves C.

  • The letters of the alphabet make words.

  • - Yeah, it's pretty A-mazing.

  • Well, I got a word search waiting for me.

  • I'll Z you later.

  • - Oh, Z you later!

  • Thank you Smartie.

  • (laughter)

  • Hey, that gives Elmo an idea.

  • Let's play a game together.

  • Yeah!

  • Come on, come on.

  • (laughter)

  • (whimsical music)

  • Let's see how many letters we can find in this picture.

  • Are you ready?

  • Let's play.

  • Boy, Elmo doesn't see any letters.

  • - [Boy] There's a B.

  • - [Elmo] A B?

  • Where?

  • - [Girl] The bench.

  • - [Elmo] Oh, the bench, Elmo sees it, B is for bench.

  • What other letters can we find?

  • - [Boy] An S, it's in the sun.

  • - [Elmo] Oh, there it is, S is for sun.

  • Are there any more letters?

  • - [Boy] Z!

  • - [Elmo] Z, where's the letter Z?

  • - [Boy] On the zebra.

  • - [Elmo] On the zebra, oh, found you letter Z

  • and Z is for zebra.

  • We did it, we found all the letters!

  • Good job everybody!

  • Wow, the alphabet is everywhere.

  • Oh, and that makes Elmo wonder even more.

  • Oh, does Mr. Noodle know the alphabet?

  • Oh, let's ask him.

  • Hey Mr. Noodle!

  • Oh, it's Mr. Noodle's poodle, Schmoodle!

  • (laughter)

  • Hi Schmoodle.

  • - [Children] Schmoodle!

  • - Oh Schmoodle, do you know the alphabet?

  • (barking)

  • You do?

  • Schmoodle, show us the first letter of the alphabet.

  • - [Children] Yeah, show us!

  • (barking)

  • - [Girl] That's not the first letter of the alphabet,

  • that's a ball.

  • - [Elmo] Schmoodle, a ball isn't a letter of the alphabet,

  • A is the first letter of the alphabet.

  • Can you find the letter A, Schmoodle?

  • - [Boy] That's not the first letter of the alphabet,

  • that's a bone.

  • - [Elmo] Elmo thinks Schmoodle wants to play.

  • - [Children] Keep trying, Schmoodle.

  • - [Elmo] That's it,

  • the letter A is the first letter of the alphabet.

  • - [Children] You did it, Schmoodle!

  • - [Elmo] Maybe next time,

  • you can find more letter to make words!

  • Thank you for helping us

  • learn about the alphabet, Schmoodle.

  • Thank you, Schmoodle.

  • Hey, learning new things makes Elmo so happy,

  • it makes him want to dance.

  • Come on.

  • Happy happy dance dance

  • Happy happy dance dance

  • When we learn something new

  • We do the happy dance dance

  • - Let's see your happy dance.

  • Yeah, cool!

  • See you next time!

  • Keep learning, Elmo loves you.

  • Happy happy dance dance

  • Happy happy dance dance

  • When we learn something new

  • We do the happy dance dance

  • - Yay!

  • (whimsical music)

  • La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la

  • La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la

  • Elmo's full of wonder

  • Wonder what we will discover

  • In Elmo's wonderful world

  • (laughter)

  • - Hi, welcome to Elmo's World.

  • Oh, guess what Elmo is wondering about today?

  • Wait for it.

  • Wait for it.

  • Oh, birthdays!

  • Happy Birthday, yay!

  • Boy, Elmo loves birthdays

  • and wants to find out more about them.

  • Hey, let's ask Elmo's friend, Smartie.

  • Let's call her together.

  • Oh, Smartie!

  • - Wee, hi Elmo, happy birthday.

  • Can we pretend it's your birthday?

  • - Well, yeah sure, okay.

  • - Happy pretend birthday, Elmo.

  • - Yay, oh thank you Smartie.

  • Boy, that's perfect because today Elmo wants to know

  • all about birthdays.

  • - Well, what do we do to learn something new?

  • - We look it up.

  • - Searching for birthdays, here we go.

  • On your birthday, you celebrate the day you were born.

  • Kids have birthdays and grownups have birthdays too.

  • Each time you have a birthday, you're one year older.

  • There are lots of things to do on your birthday

  • like have a party, play games,

  • and you can help people you love

  • celebrate their birthdays too.

  • (laughter)

  • There are just so many exciting ways

  • to celebrate a birthday.

  • - Oh, but Smartie,

  • how can Elmo celebrate his pretend birthday?

  • - Easy, just blow out the pretend candles

  • on your pretend birthday cake.

  • - Oh, okay.

  • - And don't forget to make a wish.

  • - Oh, right.

  • (blowing)

  • (laughter)

  • - So, what was your wish?

  • - To blow out all the candles!

  • (laughter)

  • Yay!

  • - Great job blowing out the pretend candles.

  • See you later.

  • - Bye bye Smartie, thank you.

  • Hey, that gives Elmo an idea.

  • Let's play a game together.

  • Yeah, come on, come on.

  • (whimsical music)

  • This girl is turning three years old.

  • Which cake has the right number of candles for her?

  • Lets count the candles.

  • One, two, three, four, five.

  • Too many.

  • Let's try again.

  • How many candles now?

  • One.

  • - [Child] Now there's not enough candles.

  • - [Elmo] Okay, Elmo will try again.

  • Let's count.

  • One, two, three, yeah, great job!

  • (blowing)

  • Yay!

  • Boy, Elmo thinks it's fun

  • to help people celebrate their birthdays

  • and give birthday presents.

  • Boy, that makes Elmo wonder even more.

  • Does Mr. Noodle know how to wrap a birthday present?

  • Let's ask him.

  • Hey Mr. Noodle!

  • Oh, it's Mr. Noodle's brother, Mr. Noodle.

  • Hi Mr. Noodle!

  • Oh, Mr. Noodle, do you know how to wrap a birthday present?

  • You do?

  • Oh, show us Mr. Noodle.

  • Oh, did Mr. Noodle

  • make that birthday present for his friend?

  • - [Child] That's nice of you, Mr. Noodle.

  • - [Child] Now you can start wrapping.

  • (beat boxing)

  • - [Child] No, Mr. Noodle, not rap like music.

  • Wrapping paper!

  • - [Elmo] Oh, Mr. Noodle is wrapping the present.

  • - [Child] Don't wrap yourself, wrap the present.

  • That's enough tape, Mr. Noodle.

  • Stop taping!

  • You're silly.

  • - [Elmo] Elmo's sure that your friend will like the present.

  • Thank you Mr. Noodle, bye bye.

  • Hey, learning new things makes Elmo so happy

  • it makes him want to dance.

  • Come on.

  • Happy happy dance dance

  • Happy happy dance dance

  • When we learn something new

  • We do the happy dance dance

  • - Let's see your happy dance.

  • Yeah, cool.

  • See you next time, keep learning, Elmo loves you.

  • Happy happy dance dance

  • Happy happy dance dance

  • When we learn something new

  • We do the happy dance dance

  • - Yay!

  • (whimsical music)

  • La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la

  • La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la

  • Elmo's full of wonder

  • Wonder what we will discover

  • In Elmo's wonderful world

  • (laughter)

  • - Hi, welcome to Elmo's World!

  • Oh, guess what Elmo is wondering about today?

  • Wait for it.

  • Wait for it.

  • Boy, he looks sad.

  • Oh, but a friend is giving him a flower.

  • Oh boy, that's so kind.

  • Kindness, yeah.

  • Oh, Elmo wants to find out more.

  • Hey, let's ask Elmo's friend, Smartie.

  • Let's ask her together.

  • Oh Smartie!

  • - I'm here, here I am.

  • - Hey Smartie.

  • - Hiya Elmo.

  • - Why is Smartie facing backwards?

  • - 'Cause I didn't want to ruin the surprise.

  • Surprise!

  • I drew a picture of us.

  • - [Elmo] Elmo loves it, Smartie.

  • Boy, that's so kind.

  • Oh, and that's exactly why Elmo called.

  • Elmo wants to learn more about kindness.

  • - Well, what do we do to learn something new?

  • - We look it up!

  • - [Smartie] Let's see, searching for kindness.