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  • (upbeat music)

  • Sunny days sweeping the clouds away

  • On my way to where the air is sweet

  • Can you tell me how to get

  • How to get to Sesame Street

  • Come and play, everything's A-OK

  • Friendly neighbors there

  • That's where we meet

  • Can you tell me how to get

  • How to get to Sesame Street

  • Can you tell me how to get

  • How to get to Sesame Street

  • (light upbeat music)

  • - Doo-doo-do.

  • Oh, hi!

  • Welcome to Sesame Street.

  • You're just in time because Elmo's going to play school.

  • Elmo has his paper and crayons.

  • The only thing Elmo needs now is a teacher.

  • Mmm.

  • Who can be Elmo's teacher?

  • Oh, Alan!

  • Alan!

  • - Oh, hey, Elmo.

  • - Hi, Alan. - What's up?

  • - Well, Elmo's playing school,

  • and Elmo needs Alan to be the teacher.

  • - Oh, you know what?

  • I would love to play, but right now

  • I'm working at Hooper's.

  • - But can't Alan play school with Elmo

  • and work at Hooper's Store?

  • Please, please, please.

  • Please, please, please, please.

  • - Oh, all right, all right.

  • I'll pretend to be your teacher.

  • - Oh, boy, oh, boy.

  • - Besides, how hard could it be?

  • - Okay, Mr. Alan. - Ooh, I like that.

  • - Elmo's ready.

  • What is Elmo going to do today at school?

  • - Mmm.

  • Oh, today you are going to draw a picture.

  • - Oh, yay!

  • Elmo loves to draw.

  • - Great!

  • Have fun drawing.

  • - Oh, good.

  • - That wasn't too hard.

  • - Mr. Alan, Mr. Alan!

  • - Yes, Elmo?

  • - Well, you forgot to say good morning to the class.

  • - Oh, I'm sorry.

  • Good morning, class.

  • - Good morning, Mr. Alan.

  • - Now it's time to draw. - Okay.

  • Mr. Alan, Mr. Alan!

  • - Yes, Elmo?

  • - Aren't you going to make sure all the students are here?

  • - All the students?

  • - Well, yeah, Baby Bear told Elmo

  • that the teacher always calls everyone's name

  • to make sure they're in school.

  • - Well, then I better take attendance.

  • Here.

  • Um, Elmo?

  • - Here, here.

  • - Looks like all the students are here today.

  • (bell rings)

  • Sounds like a customer.

  • Start drawing, Elmo.

  • - Yes, Mr. Alan.

  • - Welcome to Hooper's.

  • What can I get you?

  • - I shall have a tuna salad sandwich, please.

  • - You got it.

  • Here you go; here's your sandwich.

  • - On second thought, I would rather have

  • an egg salad sandwich.

  • - Okay.

  • Here we go.

  • Egg salad.

  • - Wait, I change my mind yet again.

  • I should like to have the tuna sandwich back please.

  • - The tuna? - Mm-hmm.

  • - There you go.

  • - Nah, egg.

  • Nah, tuna.

  • Nah, egg.

  • Nah, tuna.

  • - [Elmo] Mr. Alan, Mr. Alan!

  • - Excuse me, I'll be right back.

  • - Okay.

  • Mm, tuna or egg?

  • Tuna or egg?

  • - Mr. Alan is a really good teacher.

  • - What's up, Elmo?

  • - Old MacDonald is here to see Mr. Alan.

  • - You can sign me kid up for your school, laddie.

  • - Well, it's not actually a school.

  • - Oh, don't be modest now, laddie.

  • I here it's the best school in town,

  • and that's why I'm sending my kid here.

  • - Oh, look, a goat!

  • - Now make sure you listen to your teacher now.

  • Make your farmer proud.

  • No tears, no tears.

  • - Wait, wait!

  • (sighs)

  • (goat bleats)

  • - Oh, Elmo thinks he wants Mr. Alan to read.

  • - Really? - Yeah.

  • - Oh, oh, okay, okay, okay.

  • Okay, I'll read the book; I'll read the book.

  • - Yay!

  • It's reading time.

  • It's reading time with Mr. Alan.

  • - All right.

  • Tickle the Goat.

  • "Tickle the goat's head."

  • - Tickle the goat's head, Mr. Alan.

  • - Okay.

  • Tickle, tickle, tickle.

  • (goat bleats)

  • Boy, he really enjoys this book.

  • - Yeah, well, keep reading, Mr. Alan.

  • Keep reading. - Okay.

  • "Tickle the goat's tummy."

  • - Can Elmo tickle the goat's tummy, Mr. Alan?

  • - Sure, Elmo.

  • (goat bleats)

  • - Boy, goat really loves it when Elmo tickles the book.

  • - He sure does.

  • Let's keep reading.

  • "Tickle the goat's feet."

  • Come on, Elmo.

  • (goat bleats)

  • Boy, if you laugh that much when somebody tickles the book,

  • you must really laugh when somebody tickles you.

  • Tickle, tickle, tickle, tickle.

  • Tickle, tickle, tickle, tickle.

  • Or maybe not.

  • (bell rings)

  • Oh, I have to go.

  • You guys draw.

  • - Oh, you wanna help?

  • Go ahead.

  • - Tuna or egg?

  • Tuna or egg?

  • - Hi, what can I get you?

  • - Oh, hello, I'll have a tuna salad sandwich please.

  • - Okay.

  • There you go.

  • - Oh, thank you.

  • - That does it.

  • I shall have the tuna salad as well.

  • - Oh, you know what?

  • Bad news.

  • That was the last of the tuna.

  • - Oh, no, what am I gonna have now?

  • This is quite the conundrum.

  • - I still have the egg salad.

  • - Yes, I shall have the egg salad.

  • - Here you go.

  • - Oh, oh, my.

  • That looks delicious.

  • You know what, storekeep?

  • I'll have the egg salad instead of the tuna please.

  • - All right.

  • - Wait, wait, wait.

  • If she's gonna have the egg salad,

  • then I shall have the tuna.

  • - Oh, great.

  • You know what?

  • I'll just switch these.

  • - Oh, well, you know the tuna did look good.

  • - And I was starting to like the idea of egg salad.

  • - I'll have the tuna.

  • - And I shall have the egg.

  • - No, wait, egg. - Yes, I'll have the egg.

  • - No, tuna. - Yes, I'll have the tuna.

  • (talking over each other)

  • - [Elmo] Mr. Alan, Mr. Alan!

  • - I'll be back.

  • (talking over each other)

  • Brittany, Ruben, are you guys playing school too?

  • - [Brittany And Ruben] Yes, Mr. Alan.

  • - Yes, but listen.

  • Elmo has to talk to Mr. Alan.

  • Some of the students are wondering if Mr. Alan

  • is ever going to do the alphabet?

  • - Oh, really?

  • - Come here, Mr. Alan.

  • Elmo doesn't want to tell Mr. Alan how to run his school,

  • but maybe Mr. Alan should think about

  • doing the alphabet.

  • - That's good advice, Elmo.

  • Thank you.

  • - Elmo's on your side, Mr. Alan.

  • - Okay, now it's time for the alphabet, class.

  • (goat bleats)

  • - Oh, boy!

  • Alphabet time at Mr. Alan's school!

  • What a surprise!

  • ♪ A, B, C, D, E, F, G ♪

  • ♪ H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P ♪

  • ♪ Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, and Z. ♪

  • Now I know my ABC's ♪

  • Next time won't you sing with me

  • - Great job, class!

  • (trumpeting fanfare)

  • You guys draw; I'll be back.

  • (goat bleats)

  • What's going on?

  • - We are blowing the celebratory bugle

  • for we have figured out a way

  • where we can each have both tuna salad and egg salad.

  • - Oh, wait, let me guess.

  • You want me to cut each sandwich in half

  • so you can have one half egg salad sandwich

  • and one half tuna salad sandwich.

  • - Hey, that's a jim dandy idea too.

  • - Why? What was your idea?

  • - Oh, it was complicated.

  • It involved a tractor. - Yeah.

  • - I'll just cut the sandwiches.

  • Okay.

  • Here you go.

  • Here's one half egg salad, half tuna salad sandwich for you.

  • - Thank you.

  • - And one half egg salad, half tuna salad sandwich for you.

  • - Nice.

  • - Now you can eat.

  • - What about our beverages?

  • - Drinks, right, right.

  • What would you like?

  • - I shall have milk.

  • - I shall have milk too.

  • - Milk it is.

  • - On the other hand, juice would be quite refreshing.

  • I shall have juice.

  • - Oh, juice with lunch.

  • How daring.

  • I shall have juice too.

  • - [Alan] Juice it is.

  • - On second thought, make it milk.

  • - Yes, milk.

  • - No, juice. - No, juice.

  • - No, milk. - Milk.

  • - [Elmo] Mr. Alan, Mr. Alan!

  • - I'm coming.

  • I'll be back.

  • This is a lot tougher than I thought.

  • (talking over each other)

  • What's going on now, guys?

  • Oh!

  • - Mr. Alan, Mr. Alan!

  • I commuted all the way from Staten Island

  • because I hear your school has a fantastic

  • rhyming program.

  • - I do?

  • - That's what it says in the brochure.

  • So can we rhyme, please?

  • (rumbling and crashing)

  • - Okay, okay, okay, yes, yes, yes, we can rhyme!

  • - It's rhyme time at Mr. Alan's school.

  • Yay!

  • (rumbling and crashing)

  • - Wait a minute.

  • I just have one question.

  • - Yes?