The Adventures of Elmo In Grouchland

 
 

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Unlike the MPAA we do not assign one inscrutable rating based on age, but 3 objective ratings for SEX/NUDITY, VIOLENCE/GORE and PROFANITY on a scale of 0 to 10, from lowest to highest, depending on quantity and context.

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Sex & Nudity
Violence & Gore
Profanity
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MPAA Rating: G

Sesame Street's cute red-furred monster must retrieve his cherished blue blanket from Grouchland. With Vanessa Williams and Mandy Patinkin, and with the voices of Kevin Clash, Carroll Spinney, Martin P. Robinson, Frank Oz, Fran Brill, Steve Whitmire, Jerry Nelson and Stephanie D'Abruzzo. [1:13]

SEX/NUDITY 0 - Some of Vanessa Williams' cleavage is evident.

VIOLENCE/GORE 1 - A Muppet is threatened with being crushed by a large stamp after being lifted up in a basket. A gigantic chicken tries to peck at a Muppet and a Muppet is thrown through the air and hits a tree. A couple of Muppets tussle over a blanket. A Muppet is pummeled by other Muppets throwing paper at him. Some Muppets are frightened and run away when a flying machine appears and a Muppet is sucked into a flying machine and dumped on the ground. Muppets run into things and other Muppets knock them down. A telescope beans a Muppet in the head. A Muppet is sucked into a tunnel and a Muppet rides through a tunnel in a mining car. A Muppet is hit in the head by a bulldozer's shovel and There's some light scatological humor which includes flatulence, burping and raspberry blowing.

PROFANITY 0 - None. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Sharing, setting and striving to reach one's goals, greed, attachment to physical objects for comfort.

MESSAGE - Being greedy and not sharing will get you nowhere.

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