Elmo Says Boo!

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Elmo Says BOO!
Movie Poster Elmo Says BOO!.jpg
DVD cover
Directed by Emily Squires
Lisa Simon
Jon Stone
Produced by Karin Young Shiel
Written by Michael J. Wilson
Rob Letterman
Starring Kevin Clash
Jerry Nelson
Music by David Axlerod
Tony Geiss
Carl Stalling
Jeff Moss
Sam Pottle
Walter Lantz
Mark Saltzman
Edited by Peter Lonsdale
John Venzon
Distributed by Sony Wonder (USA, 1997 VHS release and 2002 DVD release only)
Genius Products (USA, DVD only)
Walt Disney Home Video (UK)
Release date
1997, 2002
Running time
30 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Elmo Says BOO! is a 1997 Sesame Street direct-to-video special celebrating Halloween. Elmo visits The Count's castle to tell him funny scary jokes. Classic Sesame Street segments are separated with new joke segments set in the castle's exterior, featuring one Sesame Street character and a child, and interior, featuring the Count, Elmo, and some combination of the bats, the skeleton, the ghost, a painting of the "Groana Lisa," a suit of armor and the Count's pipe organ.


In the US, Elmo Says BOO! was released on VHS by Sony Wonder on July 8, 1997, and on DVD by the same company on July 16, 2002. Its UK releases were on VHS by Walt Disney Home Video in 1999, and on DVD by Genius Products.

DVD chapters[edit]

  1. Elmo Visits the Count
  2. The Count Sings
  3. Elmo Scares Julia
  4. Scary Song: Transylvania 12345
  5. Silly Song: We're All Monsters
  6. Bert and Ernie Explore
  7. Funny Song: Frazzle Laughs
  8. Batty Song: Doin' the Batty Bat