Elmo’s World Hair
This Sesame Street special focuses on hair and the way it affects people’s lives. Elmo wears a variety of hairstyles in the series, including a mullet wig, a rainbow wig, and a wig made of heavy metal. He also imagines all different kinds of hair and puts them on, which is hilarious. He then uses a broom, a toothbrush, and a paintbrush to brush his hair.
Elmo was originally conceived as a supporting character on Sesame Street, and first appeared on the show in 1980. In the next few years, he became a recurring character, though he still appeared in supporting roles. His voice, which is performed by a rotating cast of Muppet performers, was later changed to make him more lovable.
A typical episode of Elmo’s World features one topic, with numerous anecdotes, skits, jokes, and puns centered around the topic. A typical episode opens with Elmo revealing the subject, and then a montage of thirty-second clips related to the topic.
The plot is an anthropomorphic tale about two friends who make friends on Sesame Street. One of these friends is Angela, a blue monster. Through visits to each other’s houses, they become friends. As their relationship grows, the two learn about their differences and similarities. They both learn that they like to eat the same kinds of food and watch the same TV shows. This episode also teaches a child about the value of friendship and the importance of fostering a positive relationship.