Kermit & Joey Sing the Alphabet

classic 1973 skit with Kermit (Jim Henson) and Joey (a kid)

Kermit: Can you sing the alphabet?

Joey: Yes, yes, I could.

Kermit: Letís hear you sing the alphabet.

Joey: (letters appear above them as she sings the alphabet)

A, B, C, D, E, F, G ... Cookie Monster!

(Cookie Monster picture appears above them, she laughs)

Kermit: (not amused) Youíre not singing the alphabet!

(Kermit and Joey start singing the alphabet together)

Kermit & Joey:
A, B, C, D, E, F, G
H, I, J, K
L, M, N, O, P
Q, R ...

Joey: Cookie Monster! (laughs again)

Kermit: Cookie Monster isnít a letter of the alphabet. It goes ...

(They continue singing the alphabet)

Kermit & Joey:
Q, R, S
T, U, V ...

Joey: T, U, Cookie Monster! (laughs again)

Kermit: I think, I think youíre just teasing me.

(They still didnít finish the alphabet yet)

Kermit & Joey:
W, X, Y, and Z
Now I know my ABCís Ö

Joey: Next time Cookie Monster! (laughs again)

Kermit: Next time Cookie Monster can do it with you. Iím leaving. Whew! (Walks off)

Joey: (Hopefully) I love you.

Kermit: (Walking back) I love you, too.

Joey: Oh! Thanks! (kisses Kermitís head)

As re-written from the Sesame Street Unpaved book by