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The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999)

A tug-of-war between Elmo and his friend sends his blanket to faraway Grouchland, a place full of grouchy creatures and the villainous Huxley. Elmo embarks on a rescue mission, learning important lessons about sharing and responsibility.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Elmo / Pestie / Grouch Jailer / Grouch Cab Driver (voice)
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Fran Brill ...
Zoe / Pestie / Prairie Dawn (voice)
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Grizzy / Pestie (voice)
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Humongous Chicken (voice)
Joey Mazzarino ...
Bug (voice) (as Joseph Mazzarino)
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Count / Pestie / Grouch Mayor / Grouch Cop (voice)
Carmen Osbahr ...
Rosita (voice)
Martin P. Robinson ...
Telly / Pestie / Laundromat Guy (voice)
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Baby Bear / Fat Blue / Caterpillar / Pestie / Collander Stenchman / Ice Cream Customer (voice)
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Ernie / Stuckweed / Football Stenchman / Ice Cream Vendor / Parrot (voice)
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Storyline

Elmo loves his fuzzy, blue blanket, and would never let anything happen to it. However, a tug-of-war with his friend Zoe sends his blanket to a faraway land, and Elmo in hot pursuit. 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 the villainous Huxley. Along the way, Elmo learns an important lesson about sharing, realizing that he was selfish with his friend and responsible for what happened. Written by Anonymous

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The Good, The Bad and The Stinky.


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Bodzio w Krainie Mruków  »

Box Office

Budget:

$26,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,255,033 (USA) (1 October 1999)

Gross:

$11,634,458 (USA) (10 December 1999)
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Trivia

Released on the thirtieth anniversary of Sesame Street (1969). See more »

Goofs

When Elmo is being taken to see the queen of trash the head and back of a puppeteer can be seen. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Ernie: [Ernie hums, then turns to the audience] Hi there everybody! Welcome to the movie. Hey, we're so glad you came. Now...
Bert: [Bert appears, wearing a bath towel and showering cap] Ernie, Ernie.
Ernie: Hm?
Bert: Listen, I'm going to take a shower. Have you seen my antibacterial soap?
Ernie: No, Bert, I haven't.
Bert: Oh, now where did I...?
Ernie: Now, this movie you're about to see is all about Elmo.
Bert: Who are you talking to?
Ernie: The audience, Bert. They're right there.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the movie, Bert and Ernie are on the screen. The credits start and Bert says "Ooh, credits! I want to see who did the catering." See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Venture Bros.: Perchance to Dean (2009) See more »

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I'm A Little Teapot
Written by Clarence Kelley & George Sanders
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A decent film for kids, and those kids at heart who miss the street
2 October 2000 | by (Warrensburg,Missouri) – See all my reviews

Previous reviewers have been right in stating that this film pales in comparison to 1985's "Follow That Bird", but then again it is hard to beat perfection! Anyway this movie definitely has more of an appeal for kids than it does for adults (although there is some decidedly adult references that'll fly over kids heads slipped in for good measure). Anyone who feels nostalgic for the street and who wants to see how the adult actors and muppet characters are doin these days should also be interested. *lol* There are also some good celebrity cameos thrown in, although not nearly as many as there were in "Follow That Bird".The bottom line is that this is a decent movie, and i'd definitely reccomend renting it or watching it on tv.


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