November 23, 1998
Shoes is the 2nd episode of Elmo's World.
What is Elmo Thinking about Today?
Elmo opens his closet to discover a giant mound of shoes, which tumble out. A montage of walking feet in shoes follows.
Mr. NoodleDorothy has a miniature shoe in her bowl. She wants to know how to put on shoes. Mr. Noodle (against a plainer background than usual) first puts his shoes on his hands, then his ears, then finally on his feet - but ties the laces together and falls on his face.
Dorothy Wants to Ask Someone Else
Kids show how they put on shoes. Elmo gives a shoe to a baby, who plays with the laces.
Elmo Has a Question for You
Elmo asks the viewer to help him count how many shoes are in a pair of shoes.
Elmo asks who wears shoes and who doesn't. Birthday cakes don't, but astronauts do - space shoes. Tables don't, but they have legs. Horses wear horseshoes. Snuffleupaguses don't, except when they're tap dancing, which Snuffy demonstrates.
FilmElmo's friend Brianna goes with her daddy to the shoe store to buy a new pair of shoes. On their way out of the store, they throw her old shoes in a trash can which is occupied by Oscar.
The Shoe Channel features "The Story of Shoes." Coming up, "Heel of Fortune," followed by "Your Shoe of Shoes."
Elmo interviews a lavender and leopard-print shoe, and learns about the parts of shoes. Also heard from are a pair of hiking boots and a pair of loafers.
Tickle Me Land
Dorothy imagines Elmo hiking, tap dancing, and ice skating.
Elmo's Home Video
Elmo shows a video he made of "What Shoes Do When Nobody's Wearing Them."
- This is the first ever episode to use boing and slide sounds when Elmo opens the door. The slide noises sound like they come from the Hip Hop Bass section of the Arturia Jupiter 8 synthesizer.