NC: Okay, is it me, or did it sound like he said "kill him"? NC (vo): Elmo washes his blanket...oh, we got through the first major conflict of the movie...and he comes across Zoe, who's depressed. (The driver of the helicopter steps out and confronts Elmo and the rest of the Grouch citizens. (Monster vs. Aliens) Prairie Dawn - Penny Peterson (Mr. Peabody and Sherman) Big Bird- Crane (Kung Fu Panda) Bert - Verne (Over the Hedge) Ernie- RJ (Over the Hedge) Count Von Count- Savio … That took care of that joke. NC (vo): Zoe really likes his blanket, but Elmo can't seem to part with it, even for a few seconds. However, upon hearing Elmo sing "I'm a Little Teapot" to prove that he isn't a worm, the Humongous Chicken then thinks that Elmo is a teapot and declares that he … NC (vo; as Huxley, singing): I am your dance, magic dance! Elmo: (telling Bug he's "very nice") Thank you. Along the way, Elmo learns an important lesson about sharing, realizing that he was selfish with his friend and responsible for what happened.". stepchild of the Muppet movie canon, Grouchland flopped, and flopped hard. I'm sure they could do a lot with that. Queen of Trash: 100 raspberries in...30 seconds.  This was also the final theatrical Muppet film to feature Caroll Spinney before his death in 2019.. NC: Fun fact, that's literally what the tunnel to Hell looks like. 1 Cast; 2 Scenes; 3 Movie used; 4 Clip used; 5 Gallery; Cast [edit | edit source] Elmo - Miles "Tails" Prower (Sonic X) Blanket - Carpet (Aladdin) Zoe - Cosmo (Sonic X) Telly Monster - Magilla Gorilla; Big Bird - Arlo (The Good Dinosaur) Grover - Jean Bob (The Swan Princess) Ernie and … Queen of Trash: Well, you certainly sound like Huxley. Facing life without his cherished blanket, Elmo musters all of his determination and courage and heads off on an action-packed rescue mission that plunges him into Grouchland-a place full of grouchy creatures, stinky garbage and … Huxley (real name: Hugo Huxley) is the main antagonist of the 1999 theatrical feature-length film, The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland. "Together Forever" – Elmo, Big Bird, Frazzle, Rosita, Prairie Dawn, Count von Count, Baby Bear, Gordon, Gina, Susan, Luis, Carlo, Jamal, "Welcome to Grouchland" – The Grouchland Ensemble (Written by Martin Erskine and Seth Friedman; produced by Martin Erskine), "Take the First Step" – Stuckweed (Written by Michael Reagan and Greg Matheson; produced by Jeff Elmassian and, "Make It Mine" – Mandy Patinkin (Written by Martin Erskine and Seth Friedman; produced by Martin Erskine), "I See a Kingdom" – Vanessa Williams (Written by Siedah Garrett, Jeff Elmassian, and Andy Rehfeldt; produced by Jeff Elmassian and, Elmo Tells His Grouchland Story (Spoken Word), The Grouch Song - Elmo, Grizzy, Oscar the Grouch, Ernie, Bert (Written by Jeff Moss), There's a Big Heap of Trash at the End of the Rainbow - The Stenchmen (Written by, This page was last edited on 20 January 2021, at 04:18. NC (vo; as Elmo): This one I call "There's a Vibrator in Elmo". You're a greedy, selfish villain, and nobody likes to be friends with a greedy, selfish villain. The film opened at #8 with a weekend gross of $3,255,033 from 1,210 theaters, averaging $2,690 per venue. Da Dump (as Bug calls it) is the residence of the great Queen of Trash herself, located in Grouchland USA. 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. Nearby, Bug is watching with a camera on his head). (Huxley orders Bug and the Pesties to come up with an idea to stop Elmo. Huxley: Oh, my favorite teddy bear! (He hugs Bug and leaves, causing Bug to become stunned, as he never experienced kindness before). Huxley sends his huge chicken to stop Elmo, who tosses Elmo far away. But I am feeling a bit saucy today, eh? Is Nightmare Before Christmas Really That Great? Elmo needs to retrieve his blanket from Huxley's castle and encounters a series of difficulties along the way, including a meeting with the "Queen of Trash", played by Vanessa … But unlike the other Sesame Street characters, that charm doesn’t stretch into adulthood, at least for me, anyway. Elmo launches a basket over Huxley's shoulders, incapacitating him. (Elmo sends all the rest of the Sesame Street gang away to leave him alone at Oscar's trash can. (A clip from The Princess Bride is shown). (One of the Grouch businessmen is shown to have a similar appearance to Oscar) Super Grover was disguised better! (Accidentally activates his jackhammer and bounces away) Whoa! Watch. Bug is then revealed to have Elmo's blanket, but he, tired of Huxley's greediness, gives the blanket back to Elmo). Did your feelings on him change overtime? (The song sequence "Dentist" from Little Shop of Horrors is shown alongside this film's sequence). NC (vo): It does lead to one of my favorite lines in the film, though. The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland is a 1999 American musical adventure comedy film directed by Gary Halvorson in his feature film debut. 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I know these characters aren’t the Muppets, who always aim for kids and adults, but there is still a weight to their personalities that keep us anchored to them. 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. (A "Stop" sign is shown with a caption saying "YOU KNOW WHERE THIS JOKE IS GOING", as a buzzer sound is heard) Good call. Elmo loves his fuzzy, blue blanket, and would never let anything happen to it. The film's consensus states, "This fun and moral tale entertains both first-time Sesame Street watchers and seasoned veterans. When Zoe wants to play with it, Elmo doesn't want to share it, resulting in a tug-of-war. She says, though, if he's willing to give something, he would pass the Ultimate Challenge. NC (vo): All right, this scene could be saved if a certain dick-nosed puppet enters the picture... (An image of Gonzo the Great is about to be shown, until it is suddenly replaced with an image of...) Alf. Note that it contains all images from the said article. I feel I've grown far beyond that. I love my yo-yo! Elmo has something in his nose. NC (vo): I do have to give credit how clever the puppet work is on the blanket. Now, if you're able to give, then you pass the Ultimate Challenge, and you're free to go. (Elmo speaks to the viewers as his blanket is shown behind him, hanging on a hat rack). He is Elmo's arch-nemesis, Bill's boss, and the Pesties' former leader. (Transforms into his superhero form).  It is currently the lowest-grossing Muppet film to date. NC: Did he just refer to himself as "saucy"? (NC immediately bites his hand hard enough for it to bleed while groaning loudly). You know, Sesame Street! (Elmo is suddenly met by a little Grouch girl named Grizzy, whom Elmo saved earlier during Huxley's rampage. 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. The Sesame Street and Grouchland citizens arrive and the Pesties flee in panic. Elmo, I guess, has that excitable innocence that a lot of children have, so it’s not surprising so many kids enjoy him. (Walks back to his copter while jumping as he does so) Whoo! NC: (looking weirded out as the caption of what he is saying is shown) Problematic? NC (vo): They all return to Sesame Street, and Elmo apologizes for hurting Zoe's feelings. (After the song, Huxley relaxes in his chair and kisses his hands briefly, before speaking with Bug about their next move to stop Elmo). Elmo then speaks to the viewers), Elmo: Can you please help Elmo do raspberries like this? This album won the Grammy Award for Best Musical Album for Children in 2000. Oscar the Grouch: It's over, Huxley! NC: (shrugs) All right. The … Top 11 Moments You Never Noticed in Ghostbusters, What You Never Knew About Who Framed Roger Rabbit, What You Never Knew About Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, What You Never Knew About Planes, Trains and Automobiles, What You Never Knew About National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation. Did you like him, hate him? Teddy Ruxpin Live Action Series - Was That Real? The police officer releases the Sesame Street residents and the Grouches aid them into the night to go to Huxley's house to fight for their trash and rescue Elmo. NC: Okay, full disclosure, I kind of like this song. Though critical feedback was fair, the craze didn't exactly last very long as it made less than half its budget back. Ernie and Bert introduce the film, and Elmo welcomes viewers, finds his blanket and plays with it in his bedroom. NC (vo): Huxley's henchmen trick Elmo to go the wrong way, trapping him in a cave. (After the Caterpillar convinces Elmo to believe in himself despite the fact that he's a little monster, Elmo regains his resolve and heads over to Huxley's castle, breaking in and stealing his blanket right from Huxley's hand). Additional characters performed by: Drew Allison, Bruce Lanoil, Bill Barretta, Bob Lynch, John Boone, Ed May, R. Lee Bryan, Tim Parati, Leslie Carrera, Annie Peterle, Lisa Consolo, Andy Stone, Jodi Eichelberger, Lisa Sturz, Rowell Gormon, Kirk Thatcher, Mary Harrison, Matt Vogel, Rob Killen, Matt Yates. Zoe: I really, really wanted to go to the zoo today. Okay, Vanessa Williams. Huxley sucks up Elmo's blanket with the vacuum cleaner nozzle on his helicopter. We’re talking not even making half of its $26 million budget back. Elmo dives into the bottom of Oscar's trash can, where he finds his blanket snagged on a door. I'm so dangerous! He finds a mine cart, and, of course, goes riding in it. What do they know? The film has a rating of 77% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 43 reviews, with an average rating of 6.72/10. The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (AlexBrattenRockz Style) is A Sesame Street Movie from Columbia Pictures, Jim Henson Pictures, and Children's Television Workshop. (Both Huxley and Elmo begin bickering back and forth). The Grinch vs. In his bedroom wall is a poster of Tiger Woods, which is shown in a close-up). NC (vo; as Oscar): Put their stuffing where his blood is and put his blood where their stuffing is! Elmo: No, not in a minute, Zoe! 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!  The film received generally positive reviews from critics, but was a box office bomb, grossing $12 million against a budget of more than $26 million. This was Huxley's evil plan of torturing someone? Chicken: Hey, you dinner. (Mimics a monkey, getting Zoe in on the fun). NC: Ooh-hoo-hoo-hoo! Meanwhile, the rest of the Sesame Street gang, consisting of Gordon, Maria, Big Bird, Oscar, Zoe, and Cookie Monster, have arrived in Grouchland). NC: Yeah, forgot there were two, didn't you? Produced by Jim Henson Pictures and the Children's Television Workshop, the film was released by Columbia Pictures on October 1, 1999. NC (vo): Elmo says he can bring the zoo to Zoe, and pretends to be different animals. Elmo succeeds with the help of the audience and the Queen allows him to pass through. (Elmo convinces the chicken that he's not a worm, but upon learning that, the chicken just throws Elmo away. Oscar is convinced to help set things right as well as admitting that Elmo is his friend. Meanwhile, Grizzy visits the Sesame Street gang in prison and reveals what Elmo is doing, and Oscar convinces all the Grouches to stand up and fight against Huxley for their stolen items. He selfishly takes stuff from others that doesn't belong to him out of greed, even if someone tries to stop him. (The Pesties suddenly confront Elmo and push him into a basket, which is lifted up by a large claw remote-controlled by Huxley and dragged near Huxley's machine which labels all the stolen items as "Mine". (A poster of Pokemon is shown next to NC. Things could be worse. (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. He convinces Elmo that he has what it takes to be brave. This album, released in 1999, is the soundtrack to The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland. NC (vo): Elmo jumps into Oscar's can...though that does sound like Bert and Ernie's domain... NC: (laughs) I swear that's the last... (Immediately speaks seriously) I'm not making that promise. (The Channel Awesome logo is shown, followed by the NC title sequence). Zoe: (holding the blanket) Wow. He is Elmo's arch-nemesis, Bill's boss, and the Pesties' former leader. (Does Elmo's signature laugh, which quickly escalates into maniacal laughter as lightning strikes and thunder is heard). NC (vo): But a giant helicopter lands, stealing a bunch of people's belongings. Add a photo to this gallery. Filming wrapped and visual effects were added during the following month. Grouches: (singing) Bring in the junk, step on a crack, step in the gunk. History Talk (0) Comments Share. With the keys you cannot find, pens and mittens left behind. Elmo loves his blanket but won't allow Zoe to hold it, and through a series of misfortunes ends up in Grouchland ("Positively NO Smiling!") I’m actually really curious. (After Ernie and Bert lead the audience in counting backwards from 10 to start the movie, it begins to start with a blue, cloudy sky and a music score playing). (Elmo is shown continuing on his journey, until he suddenly encounters Bug, who is disguised as a construction worker while holding a jackhammer. Elmo: Oscar, bring Elmo's blanket back! (Elmo opens the trash can and begins shouting for Oscar). Muppets From Space did better financially than Grouchland (it also released [and flopped] in 1999). But Elmo tells him to stop. I'm not Google translat... NC (vo): You're not even listening to me. NC: One day, we'll learn his secret identity. The chase gets noticed by Grover, who was waiting a table with the long-suffering Mr. Johnston). (Starts making raspberries, causing the counter to go up). What The F**k Was Up With Where the Wild Things Are? Facing life without his cherished blanket, Elmo musters all of his determination and courage and heads off on an action-packed rescue mission that plunges him into Grouchland-a place full of grouchy creatures, stinky garbage and … Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. File:The Adventures of Tails in Grouchland.png. (The question mark is removed) Everything's always problematic! He is assisted in his capers by Bug and the Pesties. (The film's worldwide box office gross is shown to be $3.255.033 at 1,210 theaters, with the budget being $26 million)...ish, they made The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland. You're still the best, but this song's pretty good. Can we do a blinking contest? NC (vo): I'll say it again. Huxley then has Bug and the Pesties misdirect Elmo into a garbage dump where he is brought before the Queen of Trash for trespassing. The most unique place in the entire movie isn't onscreen very long! Like this. Elmo declares that Zoe is no longer his friend. "Make It Mine" is excluded from the soundtrack. NC (vo; in a cool-sounding voice): Daniel Day-Lewis in his finest role. NC: (as Elmo) People willing to kill each other to get a vibrated version of me. 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 guards take Elmo to the trash kingdom, where the Queen of Trash rises up and performs "I See a Kingdom" along with living, breathing forms of trash). All the puppeteers who performed the primary Sesame Street characters (such as Kevin Clash, Jerry Nelson, Caroll Spinney and Fran Brill) were called to Wilmington, North Carolina for the table read on May 19, 1998. Christ! (A group of living socks come out of Big Bird's basket and scat to the music). NC: Well, now I have no choice but to play this. (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. NC (vo): ...where Dallas pleaded with Ripley to kill him because what he was going through was so awful? I remember it so you don't have to. NC: (as Ernie) Both of them look very excited to be here. Now! The driver is a man named Huxley). NC: I know, boner. (The moment of Oscar yelling "Get him!" What are your thoughts? * I'm the Nostalgia Critic. NC (vo): Elmo's friends, though, make it just in time and stop Huxley. They're right there. The blanket falls into the hands of Oscar the Grouch, who drops it in his trash can. Edit. No, no. Stop running away from me. 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. Meanwhile, Grizzy sneaks into the jail where she informs Elmo's friends that he went to Huxley's house. NC: Hello, I'm the Nostalgia Critic. 1 Lyrics 2 Gallery 2.1 Images … (A Photoshopped explosion suddenly appears on the scene). Huxley is a mean human being who lives in Grouchland and the main antagonist of The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland. (Blows a long raspberry). Oscar! After they shout the two ryhmes "Say" and "Way" He opens the door before going in. NC (vo): A little girl named Grizzy says he'll show him Huxley's location, but doesn't think it'll do him any good. (At one point, Elmo puts his blanket in the drier and watches as the drier does its work. An army guy, a glove, here it is, oh, how I love... NC: Move over, Hamilton... (The CD cover for Hamilton is shown below NC, but it's not in the center) ...'cause you're not centered. At one point, four Grouches dressed as businessmen march along). NC: (points to the film's moment of Elmo and Huxley bickering) This! It's like punishing Captain Kirk by sending him to a harem of green women. (Huxley starts his helicopter and flies away. Elmo was everywhere. Bert: Ernie, listen. Upon arriving there, Elmo is confronted by Her Majesty's guards, Football Stenchman and Colander Stenchman. (The clip of the "Firefly" sequence from Labyrinth is briefly shown), (Elmo performs various dance moves during the song). Oh, my yo-yo! Pikanose, which is far away from where they're standing. NC (vo): No, it's his blanket, which appears to be missing. However, a tug-of-war with his friend Zoe sends his blanket to a faraway land, and Elmo in hot pursuit. Bug also appeared in the introduction with Elmo to convince people that they are going to go on an adventure to … (Elmo eventually finds himself in a new place, which turns out to be Grouchland, populated by Grouches and filled with various amounts of garbage). It's not, it's need. 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. Artwork and Posters. NC (vo): Elmo makes it to the Queen of Trash, played by... (The Queen is first shown in shadow) Oh, God! Elmo: (to the viewers) Elmo wants to show you something. NC (vo): The film opens with Bert and Ernie. He steals Elmo's blanket, calling it his "wooby". And that's just their music. The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland/Gallery < The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland. Well, in 1999, at the height of his popularity... (The film's worldwide box office gross is shown to be $3.255.033 at 1,210 theaters, with the budget being $26 million) ...ish, they made The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland. NC (vo): Elmo ends up in Grouchland, which is, of course, messy, disgusting, and unpleasant. (The Queen of Trash sits next to the raspberry counter), (She activates the clock, setting it to 30 seconds. NC: (as Elmo) I have a finger I can give. SpongeBob and Elmo launches a basket over Huxley's shoulders, … How can you not shout inappropriate things when they ask you to participate? Mount Pickanose is a mountain, on the top of which Huxley's Castle is located. (Huxley sings "Make it Mine", which explains his villainy and his motives). He then convinces the Grouch Police Officer and all the Grouches of Grouchland that even though Grouches hate cooperation, the only way they can finally stop Huxley from stealing any more of their trash once and for all, is if they swallow their pride and … NC (vo): But Huxley sees Elmo is on his way. Mandy Patinkin was a last-minute replacement for the original actor hired to play Huxley. Elmo: Elmo just wants to get his blanket back from Huxley, because it's mine! NC (vo): It's mostly just open fields and generic locations. NC (vo; as an angry viewer): Bone yourself! Grover: This looks like a job for Super Grover! There's never a question mark in the end of that. NC (vo): Sorry to disappoint some fans, but I was never that big into Elmo. Elmo returns to Sesame Street with his friends, where he apologizes to Zoe and allows her to hold his blanket. Inigo Montoya: I do not think it means what you think it means. On the exterior of his castle, Huxley opens the door to come through and walk by the Pesties to the other door to his castle. Bug is revealed to be at the controls of the helicopter, and refuses Huxley's demand for the blanket, instead returning it to Elmo. It is located in Grouchland USA. Main Page: Gallery: This is a gallery subpage for The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland. Just passed a kidney stone. Huxley: I almost performed in the bus and truck tour of West Side Story. This article is about the film. Humongous Chucken Humongous Chicken is an antagonist in The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland, who pestered Elmo as he tries to get to Huxley 's castle to retrieve his stolen blanket. The rampage is halted when Elmo shouts at the helicopter to stop). 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(The real-life Tickle-Me Elmo fight is shown again) That's power you can't buy! DreamWorks' movie-spoof of the 1999 Columbia Pictures film The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland. At one point, Elmo, dressed as an Indian flute player, plays the song on a flute, while his blanket rises out of a basket in the manner of a cobra). Vanessa Williams was cast as the Queen of Trash and the hairstylist colored her hair green for the role. I hope your bag eats you! I mean, it's Jim Henson and Sesame Street, so, of course, the puppetry is gonna be good, but it's a decent illusion how they make that thing look flat yet lively. (Elmo and Zoe get into a tug of war over the blanket, ending up giving the blanket a slight rip. Elmo: It's not nice to take things [that don't belong to you]. (The whole gang of Sesame Street dances and sings with each other, as Ernie and Bert return to close the movie). Huxley watches this from his TV, satisfied that Elmo is apparently dealt with. He puts on a vaudeville hat and a spotlight (controlled by a Pestie) appears following him as he walks. (We instantly cut to a later part of the scene, showing Elmo regaining his nerve) Don't worry, blanket! Elmo's shocked and angry response is suddenly dubbed over by censoring beeps). But it is a big bar set against him with these characters, and, hey, I guess he felt real to a lot of other kids, tramplingly so. Ooh-hoo-hoo-hoo! However, a tug-of-war with his friend Zoe sends his blanket to a faraway land, and Elmo in hot pursuit. (Elmo wins the Ultimate Challenge and is allowed by the Queen of Trash to continue on his journey. NC: (abruptly sour tone) Of course I'm doing it because it was requested. NC (vo): He says he doesn't want to be her friend anymore, but his blanket is put into even more peril. Ernie: Yep. Unable to wait any longer for Oscar to come back, he jumps into the can and into Oscar's big home). Sonia Manzano reprised her role as Maria and Roscoe Orman reprised his role as Gordon. The book series was written by Suzanne Weyn and illustrated by Tom Brannon. Bug: No. Grouchland is a world based on the 1999 film, The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland. NC: Sorry. (The CD now moves to the center) There you go. Elmo arrives at Huxley's house and Hades' castle as Huxley sends the Pesties to stop him. And again, I'll give props. NC (vo): Bert and Ernie bookend the movie by closing the film out. It's Elmo's favorite thing in the whole world! Elmo: Can you please help Elmo get his blanket back? 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 arrives at Huxley's house as Huxley sends the Pesties to stop him. You couldn't go into a store without seeing balloons wanting to give you the happiest impalement. NC: (smiling) This is why there's an Alex Ross painting of you. The Cat in the Hat - Was That Real? The blanket ends up falling into the hands of Oscar the Grouch, who immediately throws it in his trash can and walks off). With his wide-eyed look and curious demeanor, I always felt if we looked at the world the same way he did, perhaps we'd all be slightly better pe–. 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. Elmo- Tim (The Boss Baby) Zoe- Staci (The Boss Baby) Bug- Turbo/Theo Cookie Monster - B.O.B. (Another clip of a Tickle-Me Elmo is shown, with the doll heard laughing). The film inspired a trilogy of children's books, published in 1999: Happy Grouchy Day, The Grouchiest Lovey, and Unwelcome to Grouchland. Paul Andrejco, Muppet designer for Bear in the Big Blue House, also designed Humungous Chicken. Is it worth the overwhelming "eh" it's gotten over the years? Huxley: (to Elmo) I have to get home to take a nap with my brand new wooby. (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). I'm going to take a shower. , The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland was the only family film playing in most theaters at the time of its release. NC (vo): And that was The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland. NC (vo): Speaking of characters I hope never change... (An image of Cookie Monster with vegetables is shown) ...nah, we're too late for that one...Oscar the Grouch gets the blanket and tosses it into the garbage. Elmo is tricked by the evil greedy Huxley and his assistants Bug and the Pesties into taking a shortcut through Da Dump while on his journey to Huxley's castle to retrieve his stolen blanket. For helping 's `` very nice '' ) is the residence of the helicopter ) were preparing the kids Real. 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