Practice English Speaking&Listening with: The Great Fruit Strike

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PINEAPPLE: HIYA! WELCOME TO "SESAME STREET."

TODAY IS ALL ABOUT FRUIT.

OK, FRUIT. SOUND OFF!

WATERMELON: WATERMELON. APPLE: APPLE!

BANANA: MONKEY. PINEAPPLE: AND I'M A PINEAPPLE.

WAIT A MINUTE. YOU'RE NOT A MONKEY.

YOU'RE A BANANA, AND A BANANA IS

A KIND OF A FRUIT!

BANANA: OH, RIGHT. I JUST SAY MONKEY

WHENEVER I'M NERVOUS.

PINEAPPLE: AH. OK. WELL, WATCH FOR MORE FRUIT TODAY--

BANANA: MONKEY! PINEAPPLE: WATCH FOR MORE FRUIT

TODAY ON "SESAME MONKEY."

SORRY. "SESAME FRUIT."

UGH. "SESAME STREET."

BANANA: MONKEY.

[PINEAPPLE SIGHS]

KIDS: OOH, OOH, OOH

OOH, OOH, OOH

YEAH

YEAH

SUNNY DAY SWEEPING THE CLOUDS AWAY

ON MY WAY TO WHERE THE AIR IS SWEET

WHERE THE AIR IS SWEET

CAN YOU TELL ME HOW TO GET

HOW TO GET TO SESAME STREET?

LA LA LA LA LA LA LA LA LA

HOW TO GET TO SESAME STREET?

GROVER: WHOOOA!

KIDS: LA LA LA LA LA LA LA LA LA LA

SESAME STREET!

[ALAN WHISTLING]

OH! HI. WELCOME TO SESAME STREET.

OH! AND HELLO TO YOU, MR. JOHNSON.

MR. JOHNSON: ALAN.

ALAN: WHAT CAN I DO FOR YOU TODAY?

MR. JOHNSON: OH, I'VE BEEN SORTING MY SEASHELL COLLECTION

ALL MORNING.

LET ME TELL YOU. THAT IS HARD WORK, ALAN.

DO YOU SORT BY SHAPE? DO YOU SORT BY SIZE?

DO YOU SORT BY COLOR? ALAN: BUH...

MR. JOHNSON: SHAPE. ALWAYS SORT YOUR SEASHELLS BY SHAPE, ALAN.

HMM. AFTER ALL THAT HARD WORK, I NEED A LITTLE SNACK.

IT'S EXHAUSTING!

PEACH: OOH! LOOK ALIVE, FELLAS!

[CHATTERING]

ALAN: ALL RIGHT. HOW ABOUT SOME FRUIT

LIKE THIS APPLE?

MR. JOHNSON: NO, NO. I THINK I'LL HAVE

A NICE BOWL OF VEGETABLE SOUP INSTEAD, ALAN.

ALAN: ALL RIGHT. TAKE A SEAT,

AND I'LL LET YOU KNOW WHEN IT'S READY.

MR. JOHNSON: ALL RIGHT. PEACH: SO CLOSE.

ELMO: HA HA HA! OH. OH, MR. JOHNSON.

HA HA HA! ALAN: HEY, ELMO.

HEY, BIG BIRD. WHAT'S UP?

BIG BIRD: WELL, I'M FEELING A LITTLE HUNGRY.

ELMO: YEAH, ELMO, TOO.

BIG BIRD: YEAH. WHAT TO EAT. WHAT TO EAT.

PEACH: HEY, HEY, HEY. SHOWTIME!

GRAPES: HEY. OVER HERE.

BIG BIRD: THIS IS HARD. I'M HAVING DINNER SOON,

AND I DON'T WANT TO GET TOO FULL.

ELMO: SAME. ALAN: WELL, YOU COULD HAVE

AN ORANGE OR A NICE, JUICY PEACH.

PINEAPPLE: UH-HUH. YEAH. APPLE: YES! HA HA HA!

ELMO: YEAH. ELMO COULD, BUT, UH...ELMO'S NOT SURE.

ALAN: WELL, FRUIT IS A GREAT ANYTIME SNACK.

IT'S SWEET AND YUMMY AND HEALTHY, TOO.

ELMO: OH, HEY! LOOK, LOOK, LOOK! PRETZELS!

ELMO WANTS THE PRETZEL STICKS!

BIG BIRD: OH, AND I'LL TAKE A BAG OF SUNFLOWER SEEDS.

ELMO: YEAH!

PINEAPPLE: ALL RIGHT. THAT'S IT.

IF NOBODY WANTS ME, I'M OUT OF HERE!

ALL RIGHT, FRUIT. WHO'S WITH ME?

BANANA: YEAH! LET'S SPLIT!

APPLE: I'M READY TO ROLL!

PEACH: THIS PLACE IS THE PITS! PINEAPPLE: YEAH!

ALL RIGHT. COME ON.

ELMO: WHA? OH. WHA?

ALAN: HEY. WHERE ARE YOU GOING?

PINEAPPLE: AWAY. GRAPES: YEAH. NOBODY LIKES

US HERE.

ALAN: THAT'S NOT TRUE.

LOTS OF PEOPLE LIKE YOU.

I LIKE YOU A BUNCH!

GRAPES: YEAH. A BUNCH. I SEE WHAT YOU DID THERE, AL,

BUT IT'S, UH, JUST NOT GOOD ENOUGH.

ELMO: HUH? BUT...

BIG BIRD: ZUCCHINI, TOMATO, WHY ARE YOU LEAVING?

ZUCCHINI: WELL, WE'RE FRUIT, TOO, BIG BIRD.

BIG BIRD: YOU ARE?

TOMATO: WE HAVE SEEDS INSIDE OF US, SEEDS.

BIG BIRD: OH.

TOMATO: JUST LIKE ORANGES AND APPLES AND GRAPES.

NO ONE EVER SEES US FOR WHAT WE REALLY ARE...FRUIT.

ZUCCHINI: OHH! COME ON.

LET'S GO SOMEPLACE WHERE WE'RE KNOWN...

AND LOVED!

TOMATO: OK.

ELMO: BOY, ELMO'S SORRY.

ELMO DIDN'T MEAN TO HURT THE FRUIT'S FEELINGS.

BIG BIRD: OH, YEAH. I DIDN'T EITHER.

ELMO: YEAH.

ZOE: DA DA DA DA DA

HI, ELMO. HI, BIG BIRD.

ELMO: OH, HI, ZOE. ZOE: HI, ALAN.

ALAN: HEY, ZOE.

ZOE: MAY I PLEASE GET A FRUIT SMOOTHIE?

ALAN: OH. WELL, UM, HOW WOULD YOU FEEL

ABOUT A SMOOTHIE WITHOUT FRUIT

BECAUSE THE FRUIT HAS LEFT THE BUILDING.

ZOE: LEFT?!

ELMO: THE FRUIT SAID IT DIDN'T FEEL LOVED.

BIG BIRD: THEY'RE OUT THERE NOW WAITING BY THE BUS STOP.

ZOE: OH, BUT I LOVE FRUIT.

WHAT'S OATMEAL WITHOUT BLUEBERRIES AND APPLE?

BIG BIRD: YEAH. ELMO: YEAH.

BIG BIRD: WHAT'S A SALAD WITH TOMATOES

AND CUCUMBER?

ZUCCHINI: I'M A ZUCCHINI!

ZOE: OH. BIG BIRD: ZUCCHINI.

ALAN: YEAH. WHAT'S A SMOOTHIE WITHOUT BERRIES AND BANANAS?

ZOE: OH, BANANAS!

OH, THEY'VE GOT THAT BRIGHT YELLOW SKIN,

AND THEY'RE SO FUN TO PEEL.

ALAN: YEAH, AND THEY'RE FULL OF VITAMINS

AND HELP KEEP YOU HEALTHY AND STRONG.

ZOE: YEAH. I LOVE BANANAS SO MUCH,

I EVEN WROTE A SONG ABOUT IT!

ELMO: WHA?

ZOE: B-A-N-A-N-A-S

I'M BANANAS FOR BANANAS

THEY'RE THE BEST

SLICE THEM FINE OR EAT THEM WHOLE

HAVE THEM WITH CEREAL IN THE BOWL

ALAN, ZOE, AND ELMO: B-A-N-A-N-A-S

IF YOU'RE UP FOR A BANANA, WE'LL SAY YES

BANANA: SHE LIKES ME. OH. SHE REALLY LIKES ME!

OH, WAIT UP, ZOE.

I'LL WALK YOU BACK TO HOOPER'S.

ZOE: OH, COME ON! HA HA HA!

ELMO: HO HO HO! HA HA HA!

ALAN: AHA! YOU KNOW, I THINK ZOE IS ON TO SOMETHING.

MAYBE IF WE ALL SING SONGS TO THE FRUIT

TO LET THEM KNOW HOW MUCH WE LIKE THEM

THEY'LL STAY.

ELMO: OH! THAT'S A GREAT IDEA, ALAN.

BIG BIRD: YEAH. I LOVE FRUIT, AND I LOVE TO SING.

LET'S DO IT! ALAN: OK!

ELMO: YEAH! ALAN: OH. YOU KNOW WHAT?

I HAVE AN IDEA. I'LL BE RIGHT BACK.

BIG BIRD: OK. ELMO: OH, OK.

BIG BIRD: THIS IS EXCITING!

ALAN: COME BACK TO ME, TOMATO

I MISS YOU THE MOST

A BLT IS NOT A SANDWICH

ONLY BL ON DRY TOAST

WITHOUT YOU, MY PASTA IS NOTHING BUT NOODLES

SO COME BACK, TOMATO

I MISS YOU DOS

TOMATO, I MISS YOU SO.

I MISS THE WAY YOU TASTE.

PLUS YOU COME IN LOTS OF COLORS,

AND SINCE YOU'VE BEEN GONE, I'VE RECOGNIZED

HOW MY LIFE HAS BEEN MADE SWEETER, SWEETER.

SO COME BACK, TOMATO

I MISS YOU OODLES

ALL: SO COME BACK, TOMATO

WE MISS YOU OODLES

ELMO: WOW!

TOMATO: ALAN, THAT WAS SO SWEET.

I'M BLUSHING. YOU CAN'T TELL

BECAUSE OF ON ACCOUNT OF BECAUSE I'M ALREADY RED.

ALAN: SO WILL YOU COME BACK?

TOMATO: HOW COULD I STAY AWAY?

OHH!

ALAN AND ELMO: YEEHA! BIG BIRD: HA HA!

TOMATO: OH, THANK YOU FOR LOVING ME.

ELMO: OH. HA HA HA!

OK. THIS NEXT SONG GOES OUT TO ELMO'S FAVORITE FRUIT.

IT GROWS IN BUNCHES ON VINES

AND COMES IN LOTS OF DIFFERENT COLORS

LIKE PURPLE, RED, AND GREEN!

IT'S GRAPES, BOY!

[RAPPING] ELMO LOVES GRAPES

THEY COME IN BUNCHES

ELMO'S MAMA KNOWS HE LOVES THEM

THEY GO IN LUNCHES

GRAPES GO IN JELLY FRUIT: WHAT?

ELMO: GRAPES GO IN JELLY FRUIT: WHAT?

ELMO: PUT THE J IN PB&J FRUIT: COME ON!

ELMO, SINGING: GRAPE, GRAPES, GRAPES

GRAPE, GRAPES, GRAPES

ELMO LOVES YOU, DON'T GO AWAY

ZUCCHINI: DON'T GO AWAY

ELMO: GRAPE, GRAPES, GRAPES

GRAPE, GRAPES, GRAPES

ELMO LOVES YOU, DON'T GO AWAY

DON'T GO AWAY

[MICROPHONE FEEDBACK]

HA HA HA! COME ON, GRAPES.

GRAPES: OH. WHO KNEW YOU LOVED ME SO MUCH?

ELMO: PEACE. GRAPES: HEY. WAIT UP, MAN.

PINEAPPLE: SO, UH, WHICH FRUIT DO YOU LIKE BEST?

BIG BIRD: OH. APPLE: ME.

ZUCCHINI: ME? PEACH: ME!

BIG BIRD: OH, I LIKE YOU ALL!

APPLE: OHH! ZUCCHINI: HA HA HA!

BIG BIRD, ALAN, AND ZOE: BA BA BA DA

ALL: BA BA DA

BIG BIRD: RED OR YELLOW, GREEN OR BLUE

PURPLE, PINK, AND ORANGE, TOO

MUSHY OR CRISPY, SOUR OR SWEET

ALL: I THINK YOU'RE SUPERNEAT

BIG BIRD AND ALAN: YOU CAN GROW ON TREES

OR BUSHES OR VINES

YOU MIGHT HAVE PRICKLES OR HAIR

OR LONG, POINTY SPINES

ALAN: YOUR SKIN MIGHT BE LUMPY

BIG BIRD AND ALAN: IT MIGHT REALLY SHINE

ALL: WHOA, OH, FRUIT

YOU'RE SO FINE

BA BA DA BA BA

FRUIT, YOU'RE SO FINE

YOU'RE SO FINE

BA BA DA BA BA

FRUIT, YOU'RE SO FINE

BIG BIRD: WELL, WHAT DO YOU THINK?

PINEAPPLE: UH, WHAT ARE WE STANDING OUT HERE FOR?

LET'S GO TO HOOPER'S!

FRUIT: YEAH!

APPLE: WHERE WE'RE REALLY WANTED!

PINEAPPLE: YEAH! APPLE: LET'S GO! GO, GO!

ZUCCHINI: THAT WAS IMPRESSIVE.

MR. JOHNSON: YOU KNOW, ALL YOUR SONGS ABOUT FRUIT

HAVE REALLY INSPIRED ME.

AHEM. IF I MAY, I'D LIKE TO SING,

UH, A LITTLE DITTY OF MY OWN.

ALAN: OH. REALLY? GO RIGHT AHEAD.

ELMO: YEAH. LET'S HEAR IT.

[PLAYS CLASSICAL MUSIC]

[PLAYING HEAVY ROCK MUSIC]

MR. JOHNSON: I LIKE FRUIT

ALL KINDS OF FRUIT

I LIKE FRUIT, ALL KINDS OF FRUIT

I LIKE FRUIT, OHH

PINEAPPLE: UH, MAYBE THERE'S SUCH A THING

AS BEING TOO LOVED.

ALAN: YEAH. I DIDN'T THINK MR. JOHNSON HAD IT IN HIM.

MR. JOHNSON: OHH! UGH. I NEED A NAP.

[COWBELL PLAYS]

[HEAVY ROCK MUSIC PLAYING]

[HORN HONKS]

BIG BIRD AND NINA: ALL ACROSS AMERICA

WHOA, OH, WHOA, OH

KIDS: DECATUR, GEORGIA!

BIG BIRD AND NINA: HERE WE GO

ELMO: HO HO! OH, HI. ELMO AND BIG BIRD

ARE GOING TO WATCH A VIDEO FROM A NEW FRIEND.

BIG BIRD: WATCH WITH US! ELMO: HA HA HA!

ELMO: HI! GRACE: HI, BIG BIRD.

HI, ELMO. MY NAME IS GRACE,

AND I LIVE IN DECATUR, GEORGIA.

MY HOUSE IS PRETTY, AND IT HAS

A LOT OF DETAIL TO IT.

WHO'S IN MY FAMILY?

I HAVE MY MOM,

AND I HAVE MY OTHER MOM.

I HAVE 1 BROTHER, 2 GRANDMAS, 1 GRANDPA.

MY GRANDMA IS PRETTY AMAZING.

SHE SMELLS NICE, SHE ACTS NICE.

SHE'S SUPERKIND.

THIS IS MY DOG! HER NAME IS KARA!

I'M A DOG LOVER, OK, PEOPLE?

MY FAVORITE FOOD IS TACOS AND CHEESE DIP!

MY FAVORITE SPORT IS GYMNASTICS

BECAUSE I'M STRONG, I'M FLEXIBLE,

AND I CAN BALANCE.

BYE, BIG BIRD AND ELMO!

ELMO: AW. BOY, ELMO LOVES SEEING

ALL OF BIG BIRD'S NEW FRIENDS.

BIG BIRD: YEAH, FROM ALL ACROSS AMERICA.

ELMO: HA HA HA! BIG BIRD: HA HA HA!

ELMO: JUMP UP, GET DOWN

COME DANCE WITH ELMO

WE'RE MOVING OUR BODY TO THE ABCs

DANCE NEARBY

WHOA, OH, OH, OH, OH, OH

DANCE FAR AWAY

NOW CLAP YOUR HANDS

TO THE LETTER OF THE DAY

CLAP, CLAP

WHAT'S THE LETTER, CLAP, CLAP

WHAT'S THE LETTER, CLAP, CLAP, CLAP, CLAP

CHORUS: WHAT'S THE LETTER? WHAT'S THE LETTER?

WHAT'S THE LETTER, WHAT'S THE LETTER, WHAT'S THE LETTER?

ELMO: THE LETTER OF THE DAY IS...

"F"

ALL: CLAP, CLAP, IT'S THE LETTER OF THE DAY

CLAP, CLAP, IT'S THE LETTER OF THE DAY

CHORUS: OOH ALL: CLAP, CLAP

IT'S THE LETTER, IT'S THE LETTER

IT'S THE LETTER OF THE DAY

CHORUS: OOH

ALL: IT'S THE LETTER OF THE DAY

CLAP, CLAP, IT'S THE LETTER OF THE DAY

CLAP, CLAP

AY, AY, AY, AY, AY

ELMO: "F"

CHRISSY: "F" IS FOR FRUIT.

I'M CHRISSY, AND I LOVE FRUIT.

THERE ARE SO MANY KINDS,

AND THEY GROW IN DIFFERENT WAYS

LIKE ON PLANTS, TREES, AND VINES.

FRUIT IS HEALTHY AND DELICIOUS.

COOKIE MONSTER: OK. LET'S BRING IN THE CURTAINS.

CUE THE MUSIC! HERE WE GO!

CHRISSY: WHAT'S GOING ON?

COOKIE MONSTER: IT'S TIME TO PLAY...

AUDIENCE: "NAME THAT FRUIT"!

[CHEERING AND APPLAUSE]

CHRISSY: OK. COOKIE MONSTER: YEAH.

ME SHOW YOU FRUIT,

AND WHOEVER CAN NAME THAT FRUIT FIRST WINS.

READY? GONGER: YEAH, YEAH.

CHRISSY: OK. COOKIE MONSTER: HERE WE GO.

THIS FRUIT GROW ON TREES

IN WARM PLACES,

HAS A THICK PEEL YOU TAKE OFF BEFORE YOU EAT...

GONGER: OOH, OOH!

COOKIE MONSTER: AND WHEN IT IS RIPE AND READY EAT,

IT IS YELLOW.

GONGER, CAN YOU...

COOKIE MONSTER AND AUDIENCE: NAME THAT FRUIT?

GONGER: OK. I KNOW THIS.

I MET HER AT HOOPER'S STORE.

BEGINS WITH A "B."

[CUCKOO]

COOKIE MONSTER: OH, TIME'S UP. CHRISSY, CAN YOU

NAME THAT FRUIT?

CHRISSY: YES, I CAN. IT'S A BANANA.

COOKIE MONSTER: OH, SO CLOSE, BUT NO.

CHRISSY: NO? BANANAS GROW ON TREES IN WARM PLACES,

HAVE A THICK PEEL YOU HAVE TAKE OFF

BEFORE YOU EAT, AND COME ON--YELLOW?

COOKIE MONSTER: BUT THE NAME OF THE FRUIT IS BRIANNA.

BRIANNA BANANA.

[CHEERING AND APPLAUSE]

BRIANNA: HI.

GONGER: OH, OF COURSE. HI, BRIANNA BANANA!

HOW YOU DOING, GIRL?

CHRISSY: WAIT. SO WE'RE SUPPOSED TO GUESS THE FRUIT'S FIRST NAME?

COOKIE MONSTER: WELL, THE NAME OF THE GAME IS...

COOKIE MONSTER AND AUDIENCE: "NAME THAT FRUIT"!

NUMBER 2!

CHRISSY: YOU WON'T BUZZ BEFORE ME THIS TIME.

I'M READY.

COOKIE MONSTER: THIS FRUIT HAS SKIN YOU EAT,

COMES IN LOTS OF COLORS,

AND MAKES A HEALTHY AND DELICIOUS SNACK.

[BUZZING]

GONGER: WHOA!

COOKIE MONSTER: WHOA, WHOA, WHOA!

CALM DOWN, CHRISSY TEIGEN

YOU JUST HAVE TO PUSH IT ONCE.

CHRISSY: BUT HE-- COOKIE MONSTER: OK, CHRISSY.

COOKIE MONSTER AND AUDIENCE: NAME THAT FRUIT!

CHRISSY: APPLE. UM, FIRST NAME, FIRST NAME.

UH, ABIGAIL, ABIGAIL APPLE.

COOKIE MONSTER: OOH. ACTUALLY, NO.

THAT IS ABE APPLE.

ABE: HI. GONGER: ABEY BABY, MY MAN!

CHRISSY: SORRY, ABE. COOKIE MONSTER: OK.

FRUIT NUMBER 3.

NO HINTS. GO.

GONGER: YAAH!

COOKIE MONSTER: CHRISSY TEIGEN!

GONGER: YAAH!

COOKIE MONSTER: GONGER, WILL YOU

PLEASE STOP THAT BUZZING?

GONGER: OOH! NO! THAT'S MY FAVORITE BUZZER! HEY!

COOKIE MONSTER: OK, CHRISSY TEIGEN...

COOKIE MONSTER AND AUDIENCE: NAME THAT FRUIT!

CHRISSY: ALL OF IT? HOW MUCH TIME DO I HAVE?

THAT'S A BIG BOWL OF FRUIT.

[ALARM BLARING]

COOKIE MONSTER: THAT CORRECT! CHRISSY: OH!

GONGER: YEAH! THAT'S THE FAMOUS SINGING GROUP

BIG BOWL OF FRUIT!

FRUIT: THERE'S SO MANY KINDS OF FRUIT

THEY GROW IN DIFFERENT WAYS

LIKE ON PLANTS, TREES, AND VINES

HEALTHY AND DELICIOUS, ALSO NUTRITIOUS

CHRISSY: 1 MORE THING I LOVE ABOUT FRUIT--

THE HARMONIES.

FRUIT: "F" IS FOR FRUIT, YEAH

COOKIE MONSTER: OK. LET'S LOSE THE CURTAINS.

STRIKE THE SIGN. GONGER: WATCH YOUR BACKS!

COOKIE MONSTER: BYE-BYE, CHRISSY TEIGEN!

GONGER: WHO? CHRISSY: UH, WHAT JUST HAPPENED?

FRUIT!

ELMO: DO DO DO DO DO DO

OH! HI! IT'S SNACK TIME! SNACK TIME!

DJ LOBSTER: HEY, HEY! DJ LOBSTER COMING TO YOU

FRESH IN THE KITCHEN!

ELMO: OOH! DOES THIS MEAN...

DJ LOBSTER: THAT'S RIIIGHT!

WE ARE BRINGING ALL OUR HAPPY, HEALTHY MONSTERS

OUT THERE ANOTHER FOOD RAP BATTLE!

[SCRATCHING]

ELMO: OH, BOY! ELMO CAN'T WAIT!

DJ LOBSTER: HERE. LET'S MEET OUR FOODS.

OUR FIRST CONTENDER IS COMING ALL THE WAY

FROM THE ORCHARD.

IT'S APPLE!

[CHEERING AND APPLAUSE]

AND OUR SECOND FRUIT IS DELICIOUS, NUTRITIOUS.

GIVE IT UP FOR B-B-B-B-BANANA!

[CHEERING AND APPLAUSE]

[PLAYS AIR HORN SOUNDS]

ELMO: HMM. WHAT SHOULD ELMO CHOOSE?

DJ LOBSTER: HOLD IT, ELMO. ELMO: HUH?

DJ LOBSTER: THEY NEED TO RAP IT BEFORE WE SNACK IT.

TAKE IT AWAY, APPLE!

[BELL RINGS]

APPLE: BIG APPLE IN THE BUILDING.

GOT A TASTE FOR VARIETY PINEAPPLE: DO YOU?

WHAT WILL IT BE?

I COME IN RED, YELLOW PINEAPPLE: YEAH

APPLE: PINK, AND GREEN

I CAN BE TART, SOUR, OR SWEET, YOU SEE?

I CAN BE YOUR SUPER SNACK

BE WHATEVER YOU NEED

EAT ME ON MY OWN

WHOLE, PEELED, OR SLICED

DIP ME IN PEANUT BUTTER OR HONEY

THAT SOUNDS NICE

YOU CAN MASH ME PINEAPPLE: HEY

APPLE: SMASH ME PINEAPPLE: HEY

APPLE: STICK ME IN PIE

TURN ME INTO SAUCE OR SMOOTHIE

THAT SOUNDS NICE

THEY NAMED A WHOLE CITY AFTER ME

PINEAPPLE: YEAH APPLE: THE BIG APPLE

PINEAPPLE: OH

APPLE: WHAT MORE DO YOU GOT TO SEE?

PICK ME! PICK ME!

[CHEERING AND APPLAUSE]

ELMO: APPLES SURE SOUND GREAT.

OH, ELMO REALLY LIKES APPLESAUCE.

DJ LOBSTER: OH, DON'T PICK THAT APPLE JUST YET.

WHAT DO YOU SAY, B-B-BA-NAN-NAN-NA?

[CHEERING AND APPLAUSE]

BANANA: PICK ME, I'M RIPE

I'M THE RIGHT FOOD FOR YOU

YEAH, YOU'RE JUST MY TYPE

WATCH ME GO, GO

I CHANGE FROM GREEN TO YELLOW

NEW LOOK, NEW ME, AND IT'S NOT JUST FOR SHOW

IT MEANS I'M READY, I'M IN MY PRIME

TO TELL ALL THE FOODS THAT IT'S BANANA TIME

FRUIT: OHH

BANANA: YOU CAN EAT ME WITH BREAKFAST

YOU CAN EAT ME WITH LUNCH

YOU CAN EAT ME WHENEVER

PLUCK ME STRAIGHT OFF THE BUNCH

ON OATMEAL OR CEREAL

OR MAYBE A SMOOTHIE

WHATEVER I'M IN MAKES THAT SNACK REAL GROOVY

BUT DON'T GET IT TWISTED

DON'T OVERREACT

I'M ALSO GREAT AS A SOLO ACT

I CAN FEEL IT FROM MY STEM TO MY PEEL

I'M YOUR FOOD, I'M YOUR NEXT MEAL

FRUIT, NATURE'S CANDY.

PEAPOD: AW, SNAP!

PEAPODS: PEAS! PEAPOD: HA HA HA!

DJ LOBSTER: ALL RIGHT, ELMO.

YOU HEARD WHAT APPLE AND BANANA HAD TO SAY.

WHAT SNACK DO YOU CHOOSE?

ELMO: OH! THAT'S EASY!

ELMO'S GONNA HAVE APPLE AND BANANA

IN A FRUIT SMOOTHIE!

APPLE: HA HA! BANANA: YEAH!

DJ LOBSTER: WHAT?! I DID NOT SEE THAT COMING!

ELMO: HA HA HA!

DJ LOBSTER: ELMO IS ONE SMOOTHIE MONSTER.

ELMO: OOH!

DJ LOBSTER: ENJOY THAT HEALTHY SMOOTHIE.

THIS IS DJ LOBSTER SIGNING OFF.

I THINK I'LL GO GET A SMOOTHIE, TOO.

ELMO: HA HA HA! BYE-BYE!

[CHEERING AND APPLAUSE]

COOKIE MONSTER: YUM, YUM, YUM, DUM DEE DEE DUM

HOW MANY COOKIES ARE THERE TODAY?

CHORUS: YUM, YUM, YUM, DUM DEE DEE DUM

HOW MANY COOKIES TODAY?

COOKIE MONSTER: WHILE THEY STILL BAKING

CHORUS: BAKE, BAKE, BAKE, BAKE

COOKIE MONSTER: LET'S DO SOME SHAKING

CHORUS: SHAKE, SHAKE, SHAKE, SHAKE

ALL: BAKE-A, BAKE-A, BAKE, SHAKE, SHAKE

HOW MANY COOKIES TODAY?

COOKIE MONSTER: WHILE THEY STILL BAKING

CHORUS: BAKE, BAKE, BAKE, BAKE

COOKIE MONSTER: LET'S DO SOME MORE SHAKING

CHORUS: SHAKE, SHAKE, SHAKE, SHAKE

ALL: BAKE-A, BAKE-A, BAKE, SHAKE, SHAKE

HOW MANY COOKIES TODAY?

COOKIE MONSTER: ME THINK THEY'RE READY

COUNT: EVERYBODY STEADY

[DING, BEEP BEEP BEEP]

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6,

7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

13, 14, 15! AH AH AH!

[THUNDER]

COOKIE MONSTER: COOKIES!

AHH, NOM NOM NOM! AHH, OHH, NOM!

NOM NOM! AHH! OHH! OH, NOM NOM!

CHORUS: YUM, YUM, YUM, DUM DEE DEE DUM

THAT'S HOW MANY COOKIES THERE ARE TODAY

ALL: 15!

GIRL: TIME TO GO SHOPPING AT THE SUPERMARKET.

HERE ARE 15 INGREDIENTS TO MAKE A YUMMY BURRITO.

1, 2, 3, 4,

5, 6, 7, 8

9, 10, 11, 12,

13, 14, 15!

15!

15 INGREDIENTS FROM THE SUPERMARKET!

15,

14, 13, 12,

11, 10, 9,

8, 7, 6

5, 4, 3, 2, 1!

15 INGREDIENTS TO MAKE A YUMMY BURRITO.

15!

ELMO: 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

OH! HI! WELCOME TO ELMO'S WORLD!

OH! GUESS WHAT ELMO IS WONDERING ABOUT TODAY.

WAIT FOR IT.

WAI-AI-AIT FOR IT.

OH, HO HO HO! FRUIT!

OH. ELMO LOVES FRUIT AND WANTS TO FIND OUT

MORE ABOUT IT.

HEY! LET'S ELMO'S FRIEND SMARTIE.

LET'S CALL HER TOGETHER.

ELMO AND KIDS: OH, SMARTIE

[SMARTIE PLAYING "ELMO'S SONG"]

ELMO: HO HO HO!

SMARTIE: HI, ELMO! ELMO: HI!

SMARTIE: ORANGE YOU GLAD TO SEE ME? HA HA HA!

GET IT? BECAUSE THIS IS AN ORANGE.

ELMO: OH, BECAUSE IT'S AN ORAN--HA HA HA!

THAT'S FUNNY.

BOY, ELMO'S SO GLAD TO SEE SMARTIE

BECAUSE ELMO WANTS TO LEARN ALL ABOUT FRUIT.

SMARTIE: WELL, WHAT DO WE DO TO LEARN SOMETHING NEW?

ALL: WE LOOK IT UP!

SMARTIE: FINDING FANTASTIC FRUIT.

HERE WE GO!

FRUITS GROW ON PLANTS, TREES, AND VINES

ALL OVER THE WORLD.

THEY COME IN LOTS OF DIFFERENT COLORS,

SHAPES, AND SIZES.

ALL FRUITS HAVE SEEDS.

SOME ARE INSIDE,

AND SOME ARE OUTSIDE LIKE STRAWBERRIES.

YOU NEED TO PEEL SOME TYPES OF FRUIT

TO GET TO THE YUMMY PART INSIDE.

OTHER KINDS OF FRUIT HAVE SKIN YOU CAN EAT.

FRUIT CAN BE IN SMOOTHIES,

ON TOP OF YOUR FAVORITE BREAKFAST,

OR EVEN IN FRUIT SALAD.

FRUIT IS DELICIOUS AND HEALTHY, TOO.

PLUS, IT'S GREAT FOR SHARING.

YUM! I'M GONNA GET SOME FRUIT RIGHT NOW.

ELMO: OH. SMARTIE: HAVE A GRAPE DAY, ELMO.

ELMO: HA HA HA! SMARTIE IS BERRY FUNNY!

HA HA HA!

BOY, GRAPES, APPLES, ORANGES.

THERE ARE SO MANY DIFFERENT KINDS OF FRUIT.

HEY! THAT GIVES ELMO AN IDEA.

OH, HO! LET'S PLAY A GAME TOGETHER.

YEAH-EAH-EAH! COME ON, COME ON.

HA HA HA!

HA HA!

HA HA HA! ELMO WONDERS IF WE CAN MAKE

A FRUIT SALAD TOGETHER.

ARE YOU READY? LET'S PLAY!

HELP ELMO FINISH MAKING THE FRUIT SALAD.

SHOULD THIS GO IN THE FRUIT SALAD?

KIDS: YEAH! THAT'S AN ORANGE!

ELMO: RIGHT. AN ORANGE IS A FRUIT.

WHAT ABOUT THIS?

IS THIS A FRUIT?

KIDS: NO. THAT'S NOT FRUIT.

ELMO: HA HA! UH-OH. ASPARAGUS ISN'T A FRUIT.

IT'S A VEGETABLE, THOUGH,

AND A SANDWICH ISN'T FRUIT EITHER.

HA HA HA!

WHAT ABOUT THIS FUNNY-SHAPED THING?

KIDS: THAT'S A PINEAPPLE! IT'S FRUIT!

ELMO: OK. PUT IT IN THE BOWL, BABY.

KIDS: YAY!

ELMO: YAY! WE DID IT!

WE FOUND ALL THE FRUIT FOR THE FRUIT SALAD!

BOY, MAKING A FRUIT SALAD IS FUN!

OOH! AND HEALTHY, TOO.

OH, AND THAT MAKES ELMO WONDER EVEN MORE.

DOES MR. NOODLE LIKE FRUIT?

OH. LET'S ASK HIM.

HEY, MR. NOODLE

OH. IT'S MR. NOODLE'S BROTHER MR. NOODLE.

HI, MR. NOODLE! KIDS: MR. NOODLE!

ELMO: OH. DO YOU LIKE TO EAT FRUIT, MR. NOODLE?

WHAT KIND OF FRUIT DO YOU LIKE TO EAT, MR. NOODLE?

OH, BOY.

KIDS: MR. NOODLE LIKES BANANAS! BANANAS!

ELMO: CAN YOU SHOW US HOW YOU EAT A BANANA, MR. NOODLE?

KIDS: NOT LIKE THAT, MR. NOODLE!

DON'T EAT THE OUTSIDE!

ELMO: YUCK! THE PART FOR EATING IS INSIDE THE SKIN.

KIDS: DON'T PULL IT!

KID: THAT'S NOT HOW YOU DO IT, MR. NOODLE.

ELMO: LET'S GO.

KIDS: NO, MR. NOODLE! ELMO: NO, NO, NO!

DON'T SMASH THE BANANA, MR. NOODLE!

TRY AGAIN. OH, BOY.

KIDS: YOU DID IT!

YOU PEELED THE BANANA, MR. NOODLE!

ELMO: GREAT JOB PEELING THE BANANA! YUMMY!

WATCH OUT FOR THE BANANA... PEEL.

OH, BOY! THANK YOU FOR SHOWING US

HOW TO EAT A BANANA, MR. NOODLE.

BYE-BYE! HO HO HO!

BOY! 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!

[PLAYING COWBELL]

[PLAYING HEAVY ROCK MUSIC]

MR. JOHNSON: I LIKE FRUIT

ALL KINDS OF FRUIT

I LIKE FRUIT, ALL KINDS OF FRUIT

ELMO, SHOUTING: WE HOPE YOU HAD FUN LEARNING

ABOUT FRUIT!

BIG BIRD, SHOUTING: YEAH! YOU CAN MAKE UP

YOUR OWN SONGS ABOUT FRUIT!

ZOE, SHOUTING: JUST MAYBE NOT AS LOUD AS MR. JOHNSON'S!

ELMO, SHOUTING: SEE YOU NEXT TIME ON...

ZOE, BIG BIRD, AND ELMO, SHOUTING: "SESAME STREET"!

ELMO: FOR CRYING OUT LOUD. BIG BIRD: OHH.

ALL: COME ON AND MOVE YOUR BODY

AND USE YOUR MIND

BECAUSE YOU KNOW YOU ARE GROWING

ALL THE TIME

YOU'RE GETTING SMARTER

STRONGER

KINDER

ON SESAME STREET

ROSITA: BE KIND AT HOME, AND WHEN YOU PLAY

COOKIE MONSTER: TRY SOME SHARING AND CARING EVERY DAY

ALL: YOU'RE GETTING SMARTER FLOWERS: SMARTER

ALL: STRONGER FLOWERS: STRONGER

ALL: KINDER FLOWERS: KINDER

ALL: ON SESAME STREET

ON SESAME STREET

YEAH

The Description of The Great Fruit Strike