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The Count and Cookie Monster Cooperate

Skit starring Count Von Count (Jerry Nelson) and Cookie Monster (Frank Oz)

(The camera focuses on The Count)

Count Von Count: Greetings! I am the Count! They call me the Count because I love to count things!

(The camera focuses on Cookie Monster as well)

Cookie Monster: Hi! Me Cookie Monster! They call me that because me love to eat cookies!

(Then, the camera focuses on a pile of seven cookies on the plate.
The Count and Cookie Monster rush in to see them on the plate.)

Count & Cookie: (staring at the plate) Cookies!

Cookie: Oooh, me eat them!

Count: No, I will count them!

Cookie: Eat!

Count: No, count!

Cookie: Eat!

Count: Count!

Cookie: Eat!

Count: Wait …

Cookie: Huh?

Count: Why don’t we cooperate?

Cookie: You mean …

Count: Yes! I will count the cookies and you will eat them.

Cookie: Count …

Count: Yes?

Cookie: Count them!

Count: My pleasure.

(Begins to count cookies from the plate while picking them one by one)


Cookie: (Eats first cookie) Arr-yum-yum-yum.

Count: Two!

Cookie: (Eats second cookie) Arr-yum-yum-yum.

Count: Three!

Cookie: (Eats third cookie) Arr-yum-yum-yum.

Count: Four!

Cookie: (Eats fourth cookie) Arr-yum-yum-yum!

Count: Five!

Cookie: (Eats fifth cookie) Arr-yum-yum-yum!

Count: Six!

Cookie: (Eats sixth cookie) Arr-yum-yum-yum!

Count: Seven!

Cookie: (Eats seventh cookie) Arr-yum-yum-yum!

Count: Seven cookies!

(Thunder and lightning)

AH, AH, AH, AH, AH, AH, AH, AH, AH, AH! Oh, counting!

Cookie: Oh, oh cookies!

(The Count exits. Cookie exits while looking at an empty plate of cookies as well.)

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