Episodes present on Elmo the Musical include Prince Elmo, Mountain Climber, Sea Captain, President, and the titular Elmo the Musical. The youngest set will appreciate the action which takes place in these episodes, while fans of Elmo will still be able to appreciate what is going on. The video quality of Elmo the Musical is absolutely stellar, ensuring that viewers will have an experience that parallels watching the original airing of the show. The audio quality of the dialogue and songs is similarly strong, allowing viewers to hear every utterance and line sung during each of Elmo the Musical’s episodes.
The Elmo the Musical DVD contains a number of bonus features. For those musically-inspired children watching this film, Warner has included a full-length video for “Let’s Make Music”. The DVD also provides a link for parents to print out activity sheets, which will increase the value of the purchase considerably. Finally, there are a set of tips for parents that will ensure that children get a leg up on their schooling, no matter how old they may be.
Elmo the Musical can be purchased at any online retailer or physical store that deals with Childrens’ DVDs (Target, Best Buy) for around $15.00; an online version of the title will run about $10. Keep an eye on the Sesame Street website for new activities and news about the franchise.
Elmo the Musical DVD Review / 2013 Warner Bros. / 88 Minutes / http://www.sesamestreet.org