Sesame Street: Elmo Visits the Doctor

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  • NR
  • 2005
  • 53 min
  • 7.3  (18)

In the movie Sesame Street: Elmo Visits the Doctor, Elmo faces a common fear for young children - going to the doctor. Elmo is nervous about his upcoming visit and asks his Sesame Street friends for advice. Telly, Zoe, and Baby Bear all share their own experiences at the doctor and reassure Elmo that there is nothing to be afraid of.

The movie begins with Elmo waking up on the morning of his doctor's appointment. He expresses his nervousness to Dorothy, his pet fish, and she suggests that he talk to his friends about it. Elmo takes her advice and immediately heads over to Telly's house. Telly shares his experience of getting a flu shot and how it was not as scary as he initially thought. Elmo feels a little bit better but is still unsure about the visit.

Next, Elmo visits Zoe who talks about getting her ears checked by the doctor. She shows Elmo how the doctor checked her ears and he starts to understand that the doctor is there to help him. Finally, Elmo visits Baby Bear who shares his story of getting a shot and how he received a reward for his bravery. Elmo feels much better after hearing all their stories and is ready to face his fear.

On the way to the doctor's office, Elmo imagines a world without doctors and how scary that would be. The doctor, played by Alison Bartlett, greets Elmo with a smile and asks him questions about how he is feeling. Elmo shares his worries about the visit and the doctor reassures him that everything will be alright.

Throughout the visit, the doctor explains each step and shows Elmo the different tools she uses to check his overall health. The doctor also talks about the importance of taking care of one's body, such as eating healthy and getting enough exercise.

Elmo is particularly worried about getting a shot, but the doctor explains why it's necessary and how it will help keep him healthy. She also shows him a reward box that he can choose a prize from after he gets the shot. Elmo bravely gets his shot and picks out a toy dinosaur as his reward.

After the visit, Elmo sees the importance of going to the doctor and how it isn't something to be afraid of. He shares his experience with his friends and even takes a toy doctor's kit to play with. The movie ends with Elmo and his friends singing a song about taking care of one's body.

Throughout the movie, there are cameos by beloved Sesame Street characters, such as Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch. The voices of the characters are brought to life by talented performers such as Fran Brill, Kevin Clash, and Aiden Connell.

Sesame Street: Elmo Visits the Doctor is a wonderful movie for young children who may be nervous about visiting the doctor. Through relatable stories and familiar faces, the movie helps to alleviate fears and teach the importance of taking care of one's health. The positive message of the film is sure to resonate with both children and parents alike.

Sesame Street: Elmo Visits the Doctor is a 2005 kids & family movie with a runtime of 53 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.3.

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