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Encyclopedia > The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland

The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland was the second movie based on the characters of the children's television series Sesame Street (after 1985's Follow That Bird). It co-starred Mandy Patinkin and Vanessa Williams. This film was produced by Jim Henson Pictures, and originally released in movie theates by 1999. The United States Postal Service considered the show one of the 1970s greatest influences on culture; the show was thus honored with a millennium series stamp of Big Bird. ... This article is about the year. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Sesame Street presents Follow That Bird. ... Mandy Patinkin Mandel Bruce Patinkin (born November 30, 1952 in Chicago, Illinois), is an American actor and renowned tenor. ... Vanessa Lynn Williams on the cover of her album Everlasting Love Vanessa Lynn Williams (born March 18, 1963 in Bronx, New York) is a pop/R&B singer and actress who made history when she became the first African American woman to be crowned Miss America in 1984. ... Jim Henson Pictures is a United States-based movie studio, specializing in family films. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) is a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ...

The Pesties

The Pesties, named M'Lady, Little Ricky, Tanya, Lyle, Howard and Sydney, are the willing minions of Bug and Huxley in the movie. They always do what they're asked but with their own particular sense of style. They sing, dance, do lots of grunt work—but mostly they love to sunbathe. It's hard to tell just how long they've been with Huxley, but as long as the food is good, they'll probably hang around.

Voice cast

A black guy said not the mama that is funny, he must have gotten laid so much for doing that voice. ... Fran Brill is a actress, voice actress and puppeteer, best known for her roles on Sesame Street. ... Jerry Nelson (born July 10, 1934) is a Muppet puppeteer. ... Martin P. Robinson was a puppeteer for the Jim Henson Company. ... David Rudman is the voice-over talent behind many Sesame Street characters, notably Baby Bear and Cookie Monster. ... Steve Whitmire (born September 24, 1959) is a puppeteer. ... Frank Oz Richard Frank Oznowicz (born May 25, 1944), better known as Frank Oz, is a film director, actor and puppeteer. ...

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Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland [2000] (REGION 1) (NTSC) : Reviews, Prices, Deals (839 words)
Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland [2000] (REGION 1) (NTSC)
The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland was conceived as a film kids could see in the cinema; in the safe environs of home, it's good fun for anyone over the age of two, or even younger in small doses.
Elmo asks the audience for help on several occasions, so parents should be prepared for having their kids yell out helpful words and sounds from time to time (FYI - I wouldn't recommend sitting directly in front of your children during the Queen of Trash sequence).
'The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland' (G) (559 words)
And Elmo has a mighty fine adventure, too – a droll variation on "The Wizard of Oz," with neon-colored critters cavorting in whimsical settings and a ridiculous villain.
Elmo (voice of Kevin Clash) sings a good-morning song to his beloved soft and cuddly blanket, then acts selfishly in a tug-of-war with Zoe, who wants to hold it.
Elmo, who's a 3½-year-old monster, can't wait for Oscar to return, so he dives into the can and gets sucked into a psychedelic rainbow tunnel and hurtled into Grouchland.
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