December 30, 2005
Guess What Elmo's Thinking about Today?
Elmo opens his door to reveal a horde of paparazzi-like cameras flashing at him, which makes his pupils shrink down to the size of a pencil dot. A Cheese makes his first of many recurring appearances throughout the episode. In the following film montage, Frank Biondo can be seen on the set of Sesame Street.
Dorothy wants to know how you take a picture with a camera.
The Noodle Family
Mr. Noodle tries to take Elmo's picture with a banana before the Kids instantly transport to him an old-time camera with a large flash bulb. He succeeds in taking Elmo's picture after he wets his fur down with saliva, but doesn't have as much luck with the Cheese who was camera shy!
Kids and Baby
Some kids show Dorothy how they take pictures in a playgrounds using still cameras and video cameras. Elmo finishes by taking a picture of a baby.
Elmo took a picture of Dorothy who is ready for her closeup and wanted to take a picture of Cheese but got away from being taken as a picture. Elmo wonders how many pictures are in his photo album. In a feat of unprecedented advancement in technology, photos taken from within Tickle Me Land from previous Elmo's World episodes are shown.
Elmo takes a picture of Drawer smiling before Drawer opens up to reveal the options for Elmo's quiz. Big Bird tells the Cheese to say "cheese" while he takes his camera, but the Cheese runs away.
Elmo's friend Alyssa narrates a film about how she takes pictures and brings the film to the store to have them developed.
Elmo takes a picture of TV smiling before showing The Camera Channel, where a picture is worth a thousand words. The Camera Channel airs the feature film, "The History of the Camera: Lights, Camera, Camera!" Coming up next: "Candid Camera" and Decent Exposures" (film at 11:00).
Elmo talks to a camera who tells him he oughtta be in pictures.
Tickle Me Land
Dorothy imagines Elmo as sports and nature photographers. Even Cheese appears to stop Elmo from saying "cheese". Talk about action photography!
- This episode does not feature a home video or an e-mail.