January 12, 2000
What is Elmo Thinking about Today?
Elmo opens his door and a bunch of bananas fall on him. Bananas are one of his favorite fruits.
Mr. NoodleDorothy wants to know what you do with a banana. Mr. Noodle tries to make a phone call on a banana, play a banana like a trumpet, and write on paper with an ink-dipped banana. When he finally goes to take a bite, it pops up out of the peel and lands in Elmo's hand.
Dorothy Wants to Ask Someone Else
Kids show how to peel and eat bananas.
Elmo Has a Question for You
Elmo counts ten bananas in a hat.
Chairs, skateboards and bananas don't eat bananas, but monkeys do.
Elmo's friend Michael made an entire meal of bananas: banana bread, fried bananas, banana pancakes, banana smoothies and banana pudding. All of Michael's friends came over for a banana feast.
The Banana Channel (containing programming with a-peel) tells the story of bananas. Coming up next on The Banana Channel: "A Bunch and Other Stuff".
Elmo talks to a comedian banana with his own drum riff to accent his jokes. Elmo learns that he knows enough about bananas to be a banana.
Tickle Me Land
Dorothy imagines Elmo as a banana in a banana tree who is shaken free and chased by a monkey through a supermarket.
Elmo's Home Video
Attempting to answer one of the age-old mysteries, Elmo shows his film "Can a Banana Peel Itself?"
The Banana Song
Elmo sings the "Banana Song" while the featured Muppet monkey chases the comedian banana.
- In the quiz, no Sesame Street Muppets appear; instead, there is a computer-animated monkey.
- The monkey who appears here (performed by Matt Vogel) was one of the several who appeared on Muppets Tonight, and was based after Quongo (a gorilla created for The Muppet Show).
- This is the only episode to have the high pitch the TV Portion.
- In the digitally remastered version, the film scene was cut.