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Sesame Street Elmo's World Ears

Written by: Judy Freudberg, Molly Boylan
Directed by: Victor DiNapoli
First AppearanceEpisode 4032

Guess What Elmo’s thinking about today?

Elmo tries on different pretend ears so the viewers can guess what the episode is about. Then, a video montage of children’s ears gets shown.

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Dorothy’s Question

Dorothy has a decoration of a fish with ears in her bowl. She wants to know, how you wiggle your ears.

The Noodle Family

Mr. Noodle’s brother Mr. Noodle wiggles his nose toes and his head, too. Then he wiggles his ears, which are just fake ears he’s wearing.

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Kids and Baby

Kids wiggle their ears with and without their ears. Elmo then asks a baby wearing earrings.

sesame street Elmo's World Ears

Video E-Mail

The Elephant, wearing a top hat and a tuxedo front, sings: Do Your Ears Hang Low.

Elmo’s Question

Elmo asks the viewer to help him count popcorn in a popper.


Elmo asks the viewer yes or no questions about things that you can hear with your ears like Elmo playing a violin or cookie eating a cookie.


Elmo’s friend Emily tells Elmo about her playdate with her deaf friend Alex. He reads lips while they play Go Fish, his mother signs to him at snack time, and he feels the beat to the dance.

TV Cartoon

Elmo tunes into The Ears Channel and shows "The Boy who Loved His Dog’s Ears".

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Elmo talks to a book with a dog’s ears and when he sees a pop-up image of a bunny, Tickle Me Land appears.

sesame street Elmo's World Ears

Tickle Me Land

Dorothy imagines Elmo as a singing bunny, a cat, and a mouse. Sesame Street Elmo’s World Ears ends after the ears song.

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