(The moment of Oscar yelling "Get him!" (Transforms into his superhero form). Elmo is unwilling to share, however, and while they tussle over it, Blanket flies loose and falls down Oscar's garbage can into Grouchland, soon followed by Elmo. NC (vo): It's mostly just open fields and generic locations. The book series was written by Suzanne Weyn and illustrated by Tom Brannon. Pikanose, which is far away from where they're standing. (Elmo speaks to the viewers as his blanket is shown behind him, hanging on a hat rack). Huxley then has Bug and the Pesties misdirect Elmo into a garbage dump where he is brought before the Queen of Trash for trespassing. Nearby, Bug is watching with a camera on his head). However, a tug-of-war with his friend Zoe sends his blanket to a faraway land, and Elmo in hot pursuit. Ernie: Hey, Bert, don't you think you ought to put some clothes on now? NC (vo): ...and he orders his henchmen to watch Elmo. I just don’t think it’s gonna have the lasting power of other Muppet or Sesame Street properties. Huxley: (turning to face Bug) You really know how to ruin a villainous moment, don't you? Elmo gets out with the help of fireflies. That took care of that joke. Truly, the red-headed (ha!) It's like pretending, but with panic attacks. DON'T MAKE ELMO CUT YOU! (At Huxley's lair, Huxley and his gang of bug henchmen called Pesties watch Elmo, who is vowing to get his blanket back, on a television). Elmo: (telling Bug he's "very nice") Thank you. Bug is at the controls of the helicopter and refuses Huxley's demand for … It's Elmo's favorite thing in the whole world! Elmo (Ryan Dillon) Ernie (Peter Linz) Bert (Eric Jacobson) Oscar (Eric Jacobson) Grizzy (Stephanie D'Abruzzo) Huxley (Roger L. Jackson) Bug (Joey Mazzarino) Humongous Chicken (Dave Goelz) Trash-Fall (Heartless) - Dance of Death Humongous Chicken - Rowdy Rumble Huxley - The Encounter Grouchland’s storyline follows the … It seems...nice. (Two images are shown, one of a three-year-old girl cuddling an Elmo doll with the caption "Yay, Elmo! NC quickly puts a "LAME" caption onto the poster, causing the audience to boo). Elmo winds up in Grouchland USA, a world filed with Grouches. Though he is very confused. Had he just stayed on children's television and wasn't all over the place, I probably wouldn't mind him so much. NC: Or the exact opposite of what the moral is. She accepts his apology, agreeing that they can resume their friendship. NC (vo): You know, the best part of this movie is, unsurprisingly, Grouchland. He selfishly takes stuff from others that doesn't belong to him out of greed, even if someone tries to stop him. I was just giving you the ending you all wanted to see. NC (vo; as Elmo): This one I call "Showing Mercy 'Cause I'm Walking Away". 1 Cast 1.1 Sneak Peek: 1.2 Gallery 1.3 Transcript Elmo Zoe Telly Monster Oscar the Grouch - Diesel Grundgetta - Mavis Slimey - Percy Big Bird Baby Bear Grover Cookie Monster Ernie Bert The Count Rosita Prairie Dawn Bill - Old … I think the symbolism speaks for itself. It features the thieving Huxley as he flaunts all of his possessions that he has stolen to his henchmen Bill the Bug and the Pesties. Elmo launches a basket over Huxley's shoulders, incapacitating him. (Both Huxley and Elmo begin bickering back and forth). A plant named Stuckweed encourages Elmo that he will make it if he just takes his first step, so Elmo sets out on a quest to retrieve his blanket. (Elmo drives the mine cart through the caves while laughing and enjoying the ride, until he suddenly begins heading toward an apparent dead end), (We instantly cut to a clip from Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, showing a mine cart with Thuggees on it flying off of the tracks, crashing through a bridge, and falling into the water). [citation needed], On December 21, 1999,[9][10] the film was released on VHS and DVD by Columbia TriStar Home Video. Elmo is determined to find his blanket and begins a journey through Grouchland. Elmo- Tim (The Boss Baby) Zoe- Staci (The Boss Baby) Bug- Turbo/Theo Cookie Monster - B.O.B. Elmo loves his fuzzy, blue blanket, and would never let anything happen to it. NC (vo): He says he doesn't want to be her friend anymore, but his blanket is put into even more peril. A need I love to feed, the need to have a lot. … Produced by Jim Henson Pictures and the Children's Television Workshop, the film was released by Columbia Pictures on October 1, 1999. Sonia Manzano reprised her role as Maria and Roscoe Orman reprised his role as Gordon. He appeared well past when I stopped watching Sesame Street. [nb 1] In 2007, the film was released as part of a double feature with Thomas and the Magic Railroad.[12]. NC: (points to the film's moment of Elmo and Huxley bickering) This! Oscar the Grouch: It's over, Huxley! Attempting to retrieve it, he and his blanket are teleported through a colorful swirling tunnel to Grouchland, a city filled with Grouches, garbage, and Huxley, a greedy man who steals anything he can grab, including Elmo's blanket. The evil Huxley then arrives to take the various belongings, and takes Elmo's blanket as well. NC (vo): Maybe because it's the villain song, and those are always my favorite, but even excluding that, it has good rhythm, good lyrics, and I swear the ghost of every Steve Martin performance he said he wouldn't do because he said it was too over-the-top. (The question mark is removed) Everything's always problematic! Edit. With Oscar's help, the Sesame Street residents go to Grouchland to find Elmo. (Elmo flies through the colorful portal while spinning around), NC: You must at least be this high in order to watch further. NC (vo): Sorry to disappoint some fans, but I was never that big into Elmo. Huxley: Oh, my favorite teddy bear! I remember it so you don't have to. (In anger, Elmo declares that Zoe is not his friend anymore, but the argument is interrupted by Telly Monster, who is rollerskating out of control, and he accidentally takes the blanket, leading Elmo to chase him around the street. The rampage is halted when Elmo shouts at the helicopter to stop). (Having finally got his blanket back, Elmo returns home along with the rest of his friends. Elmo has something in his nose. Huxley: Maybe if I look at it this way... (Puts his hands on his eyes in the manner of holding binoculars for a brief moment) Whoo! I don't think you know how this works. As Elmo trails after glimpses of his beloved Blanket he learns that it may have been captured by the evil and greedy Huxley and held at Huxley's castle atop Mount Pickanose. I’m actually really curious. (Accidentally activates his jackhammer and bounces away) Whoa! (Walks back to his copter while jumping as he does so) Whoo! (Elmo finds his blanket caught in a door handle, but accidentally opens the door, causing both him and his blanket to get sucked into a colorful portal) Oh, and there's a portal to a parallel dimension. When we come back, we see Elmo's mine cart breaking through the dead end, freeing Elmo from the cave and allowing him to continue on his way, much to Huxley's shock and annoyance). Bert (voiced by NC; off-screen): Well, it's true. (A giant red helicopter suddenly arrives and rampages around Grouchland, stealing all sorts of items from various Grouches. Bug: He hugged me. 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(Huxley's secret weapon, a giant chicken, confronts Elmo, mistaking him for a worm). File:The Adventures of Tails in Grouchland.png. The film is one of the few Sesame Street productions directly produced by The Jim Henson Company. Guided by fireflies, however, Elmo notices a mine cart in a track, and begins riding on it). (Elmo is suddenly met by a little Grouch girl named Grizzy, whom Elmo saved earlier during Huxley's rampage. If I touch it, I own it. NC: I thought you were preparing the kids for real life lessons. (After the song, the Queen of Trash suddenly speaks with Elmo, accusing him of being a spy for Huxley). [2] It is currently the lowest-grossing Muppet film to date. Zoe: Oh, that's a monkey! NC: (looking uneasy as the caption of what he is saying is shown) Problematic. Since Oscar isn't in his trash can when Elmo finds out… [6] The set was raised so that puppeteers would be able to stand up instead of squatting below street level like usual. I'm so dangerous! (An image of a man smoking weed is shown), (Bert and Ernie suddenly come in and stop the movie). (Huxley orders Bug and the Pesties to come up with an idea to stop Elmo. I hope your bag eats you! I mean, it’s…not good, but…like the Barney movie, how can I be that mad at it? NC (vo): I think Elmo got on my nerves the same reason Barney or Teletubbies got on my nerves: overexposure. Huxley: (to Elmo) I have to get home to take a nap with my brand new wooby. (In the last part of the song, Huxley pulls out various items from his hat while singing in an extremely quick manner). NC: Ooh-hoo-hoo-hoo! Stock Photos. Elmo: Yeah, yeah, yeah. (A clip from Westworld is shown, specifically the moment of Peter Abernathy confronting Dr. Peter Ford and Bernard Lowe; Abernathy is replaced with a Photoshopped image of Elmo). Channel Awesome is a FANDOM TV Community. That's very inappropriate! (Counts his fingers) One, two, three, four. Huxley is a selfish and greedy thief who takes everything he can get his hands on, depriving the Grouches of Grouchland USA of their most treasured junk. But my daddy had to work, so he couldn't take me. Though critical feedback was fair, the craze didn't exactly last very long as it made less than half its budget back. Alongside Muppets from Space (which was released the same year), this is the final Muppet feature film to have the involvement of Oz, who retired from being a full-time puppeteer the following year. Christ! NC (vo): After...kissing himself...I'm actually surprised he's the first person I've seen do that... (Images of Jared Leto, Kanye West, and Oprah Winfrey are shown) ...he admits he wanted his singing voice to take him places. (Elmo eventually finds himself in a new place, which turns out to be Grouchland, populated by Grouches and filled with various amounts of garbage). NC (vo): The caterpillar gives him the motivation to keep going, and he bursts in, demanding his blanket back. Main Page: Gallery: This is a gallery subpage for The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland. Elmo arrives at Huxley's house as Huxley sends the Pesties to stop him. He is assisted in his capers by Bug and the Pesties. But because his dead eyes, squeaky chalkboard voice, and demon-red face stared at me wherever I went, he did get under my skin a bit. NC (vo): Elmo's friends, though, make it just in time and stop Huxley. (At one point, Elmo puts his blanket in the drier and watches as the drier does its work. No, that doesn't work. It is the second film to be based on the popular children's television series Sesame Street, after Sesame Street Presents: Follow That Bird (1985), the film stars Mandy Patinkin and Vanessa Williams alongside Muppet performers Kevin Clash, Jerry Nelson, Frank Oz, and Steve Whitmire. NC (vo): They all return to Sesame Street, and Elmo apologizes for hurting Zoe's feelings. Elmo: Oscar, bring Elmo's blanket back! Okay, Vanessa Williams. NC: Okay, is it me, or did it sound like he said "kill him"? You know, Sesame Street! Oscar the Grouch ends up catching it, sneezes on it, and throws it into his trash can. (Does Elmo's signature laugh, which quickly escalates into maniacal laughter as lightning strikes and thunder is heard). And that's just their music. stepchild of the Muppet movie canon, Grouchland flopped, and flopped hard. Now! The blanket falls into the hands of Oscar the Grouch, who drops it in his trash can. Huxley declares that both Elmo and his blanket are his and turns on the machine while laughing maniacally), (We cut back to the deleted scene from Alien), (The rest of the Sesame Street gang, having been freed from prison earlier, suddenly arrive, and so do an army of Grouches, led by Oscar). Elmo launches a basket over Huxley's shoulders, incapacitating him. SpongeBob and Elmo launches a basket over Huxley's shoulders, … NC (vo): The film officially opens with our die-hard Tiger Woods fan... NC (vo): ...waking up and addressing the audience. Teen Titans Go, https://thatguywiththeglasses.fandom.com/wiki/The_Adventures_of_Elmo_in_Grouchland?oldid=133384, Note: The irony of NC's statement is that. (The movie starts with Ernie and Bert, who is wrapped in a shower towel and carrying a brush, speaking to the audience in front of a blue background). Queen of Trash: 100 raspberries. NC (vo): But Huxley sees Elmo is on his way. In total, The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland earned back less than half its $26 million budget, grossing $11,683,047 during its two-and-a-half-month theatrical run. [8], The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland was the only family film playing in most theaters at the time of its release. This was Huxley's evil plan of torturing someone? What are your thoughts? [3] This was also the final theatrical Muppet film to feature Caroll Spinney before his death in 2019.[4][5]. Just passed a kidney stone. Huxley has his sidekick, Bug the bug and his minions, the Pesties, trap Elmo in a tunnel. This is shown in the blanket's perspective). NC (vo; in a cool-sounding voice): Daniel Day-Lewis in his finest role. (The real-life Tickle-Me Elmo fight is shown again) That's power you can't buy! The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland is a 1999 American musical adventure comedy film directed by Gary Halvorson in his feature film debut. NC (vo; as Elmo): Elmo doesn't even have a tongue. Get him! NC (vo): But a giant helicopter lands, stealing a bunch of people's belongings. (The whole gang of Sesame Street dances and sings with each other, as Ernie and Bert return to close the movie). NC (vo): The Bug, though, gives Elmo his blanket back, regretting ever working with Huxley. For the role, the makeup artist designed false eyebrows for Patinkin to wear to make him seem like he had bushier eyebrows than normal. When first encountered, Huxley drove an elaborate helicopter and terrorizes the Grouches in Grouchland, randomly stealing items with the use of a vacuum cleaner - when Grizzy refuses to give up her doll, he even went as far as to physically threaten her with the machine until Elmo shouted at him to stop.Huxley was shocked and angered that Elmo had the courage to stand up to him, as the Grouches never did, so emerges from the heli… NC (vo): It's another pretty forgettable tune with a pretty weak melody, but on the plus side, it does give us some of the best green screen dancing since Labyrinth. Huxley sucks up Elmo's blanket with the vacuum cleaner nozzle on his helicopter. NC: (abruptly sour tone) Of course I'm doing it because it was requested. Instead of squatting below Street level like usual it in his bedroom wall is grown. 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