Blue's ABCs is a transcript.

Steve: Hi, out there. It's me, Steve. Have you seen Blue, my puppy?
Children: There It is!
Steve: Hey There, Come on in! [barking] I'm just reading. "And then the boy and his puppy pedal faster and faster. But, suddenly out of nowhere, there was a huge wave, and..." Oh. [chuckling] I'm sorry. It's just that this is "A Really Great Book". Oh, right. We're having reading time! You're just in time. Come on in. Hey, Blue! B-L-U-E! [chuckling] Look who's here!
Child: Steve!
Steve: Yeah.
Child: On your shirt!
Steve: Oh. S-T-E-V-E. Steve. That's me. It's on your shirt. You like it? [chuckling] Hey, Blue, what do you read? Great idea! Let's all read together! "Twinkle, twinkle, little..." What's that?
Child: Star!
Steve: Star. Right. "How I wonder where you are. Up above the worldso high, like diamond in the..." What's that word?
Child: Sky.
Steve: Sky. Right. "Twinkle, twinkle, little..."
Children: Star!
Steve: "How I wonder where you are." Good reading, Blue! Hey, you too. Wow! Hey, you wanna read this book now?
Blue: [barking] No.
Steve: Are you sure? I mean cause this, this here is "A Really Great Book".
Blue: [barking] No.
Steve: OK. Well, what book do you wanna read? Oh! I knew that was coming. We'll play Blue's Clues to figure out what book B-L-U-E, Blue wants to read! [singing] We are gonna play Blue's Clues, cause it's really fun! [speaking] Yeah! OK, so remember: Blue's pawprints will be on the clues. Blue's Clues. Hey. What letter does pawprint begin with?
Child: A P!
Steve: P. Right. Did you... Did you see that? That pawprint just popped right off. And you know what, popped starts with P, just like pawprint. That's cool. You know what we need for Blue's Clues, our...
Children: Notebook!
Steve: Notebook. Right. Come on. Hi, Side Table Drawer.
Side Table Drawer: Hi! S-T-E-V-E.
Steve: Yep. Steve. That's me. Just, getting our notebook. Hey, notebook starts with N! You know, I really think of gonna need your extra help today. You think you'll be able to help me figure out what book Blue wants to read. You will? Great. Oh. OK. Alright, so, to Blue's Clues, we have to find a...
Child: Pawprint!
Steve: Pawprint, right. Cause that's the first...
Child: Clue!
Steve: Yeah! And then we put it in our...
Child: Notebook!
Steve: Right. [singing] Cause they're Blue's Clues, Blue's Clues. We gotta find another pawprint. That's the second clue. We put it in our notebook. [speaking] Cause they're Blue's Clues, Blue's Clues. [singing] We gotta find a last pawprint. That's the third clue. We put it our notebook. Cause they're Blue's Clues, Blue's Clues. [speaking] You know what to do. [singing] Sit down in our Thinking Chair and think, think, think. Cause when we use our minds to take a step at a time, we can do anything... [barking] [speaking] [reading] That we wanna do. So, did you see B-L-U-E? Which way did she go?
Child: He went that way.
Steve: Oh, that way. Thanks. [singing] We are reading for Blue's Clues, we are reading for Blue's Clues, we are reading for Blue's Clues, I wonder... [speaking] Wonder what this word is?
Child: A clue! A clue!
Steve: No, no, I don't... I don't think it's clue. Clue is: C-L-U-E. Kinda like Blue, but with the C.
Child: No, a clue!
Steve: Oh! Oh, you see a clue? Where?
Child: Over there!
Steve: Oh, my. It's our first clue to what book Blue wants to read. Our first clue! And it's on the word... The word...
Child: Moon!
Steve: "Moon." Yeah. Good reading. Hey, you what we need our Handy-Dandy... Notebook. Notebook. Hey. So, let's write this moon clue in our notebook. A moon is spelled: M-O-O-N. And sometimes looks like sort of a cresent. A moon. [violin music playing] Wow. So, what book Blue wanna read with a moon? What do you think? Yeah! Yeah, I... I think we need to find 2 more clues to figure this out.
Mrs. Pepper: Steve! Do you need anything?
Steve: Do I need anything? Well, we have book, I... Ooh. I could use 2 more clues. Hi, Mrs. Pepper. Were you calling me?
Mrs. Pepper: Yes, Steve. Do you need groceries?
Steve: Groceries? Sure.
Mr. Salt: Hi, Steve. Uh... We may need your help with our grocery list.
Steve: Hi, Mr. Salt. Hi, Paprika. [tickling]
Paprika: [baby talk]
Mr. Salt: Oh, we better hurry.
Steve: Well, do you think we can Mr. Salt and Mrs. Pepper with their grocery list? Cool!
Paprika: Hungry, hungry, hungry!
Steve: Well, let's see what we need to find from this list. Let's find this first. Do you see this side up? [squeaking]
Child: That one.
Steve: You see the side up? What is it?
Child: Milk!
Mrs. Pepper: Milk! Just what we would we looking for.
Steve: Milk. Check. See? Milk. Good job! [baby-talk]
Mrs. Pepper: What's next on our list?
Steve: Well, let's see. Oh, do you see this item? [squeaking]
Child: Over there!
Steve: Oh, you see this item? What is it?
Child: Bread!
Mr. Salt: Bread for a peanut butter sandwiches.
Steve: Right. Bread. Check. [baby-talk]
Mrs. Pepper: So, Paprika, almost done.
Steve: OK, well? Do we have anything else in our list? Ooh. Do you see this one? [squeaking]
Child: And that one!
Steve: Oh, yeah! What is it?
Children: Juice!
Mrs. Pepper: Juice! Paprika's favorite.
Steve: Right. Juice. Check. You are so good at this reading pieces. [baby-talk] Well, I think that's everything. Milk, bread, juice. [baby-talk]
Mrs. Salt: Here, Paprika.
Steve: So, do you think Paprika's hungry? Yep. Hey, you see any clues around here? Me, neither. We'll have to keep looking. Bye. Hey, did you know that book starts with B? Oh, and Door. Door starts with D. And curtain. Curtain starts with C. And look at that. Cow. Cow also starts with C. And... And so does cake, and caterpillar, and...
Child: A clue!
Steve: Yes... Yes, clue. Clue also starts with C! And so does carburetor, and cantaloupe, and capobianco.
Child: No, a clue!
Steve: Did you see a clue? Where?
Child: On the cow!
Steve: There's a clue on that cow! They both start with C! You know what we need our Handy-Dandy...
Both: Notebook!
Steve: OK. Let's draw this cow. In our clue collector. Cow is spelled: C-O-W. We have the cow's head, a big circle for the body, lines for her legs, and the udder, and there's a cow. So, what was our first clue?
Children: Moon!
Steve: Oh, a moon. Right. [violin music playing] And now we have a cow. Hmm. So what book could Blue and I read with the moon, and a cow? What do you think? Yeah, and... and I think we should find our last clue.
Man: [singing] Mailtime!
Steve: And we should get the mail. Oh! [singing] Here's the...
Children: [singing] Mail!
Steve: [singing] That never...
Children: [singing] Fails!
Steve: [singing] It makes me wanna wag my...
Child: [singing] Tail!
Steve: [singing] When it comes I wanna...
Child: [singing] Wail!
Child: [singing] Wail! Mail!
Mailbox: Hiya, Ste-V-E!
Steve: Steve! That's me. Hi, Mailbox. Have you got a letter for us.
Mailbox: I have lots of letters for you.
Steve: Oh, letters of the alphabet. [chuckling] I get it.
Mailbox: And here's another one.
Steve: Thanks, Mailbox.
Mailbox: Bye.
Steve: He's... He's pretty fun, don't you think? We just got a letter! [singing] We just got a letter. We just got a letter. We just got a letter. [speaking] I wonder who it's from? Oh, it's a letter from our friends.
Both: Hi, Steve and Blue. We're spending our day in the library.
Girl: And do you want me to read the book to you? This is my favorite page. And look at that story? He's lookin' at his family on the picture. And he's thirsty, and so... So, he'll ask for a glass of milk, and then, he's going to want a cookie to go with it. If you believe him. That was a really funny book.
Both: Bye, Steve!
Steve: Bye! Wow. How great was that book? Cause you know, I love "A Really Great Book". You see Blue?
Child: Right there!
Steve: Oh, over here. OK. OK. OK. [reading] Did you see that? That book is moving.
Child: Blue! I see her!
Steve: Oh, you see Blue. [chuckling] Ah-ha! Found you! Ah-ha! Skidoo! Blue Skidoo! Oh, let's go, too! [singing] Blue's Skidoo, we can too! [speaking] Hey, we're in a storybook. Let's go read. I mean, just reading a storybook. We... Oh, hey! Ooh. Ah, ah. OK. Ah! Oh. Alright. So, where should I go?
Children: Right there!
Steve: Oh, yes. Right there. Where it says, S-T-E-V-E, Steve. Cause, that's me. Oh, right. And Blue should go there, where it says, B-L-U-E. Blue. Cause that's her. OK. Let's take a look at this sentence. "The ball threw a girl."
Girl: Hi!
Steve: Wait a minute. "The ball threw the girl"?
Children: No. (Robert Gay: Now Way) (Marty Gay: I Don't Think So?)
Steve: No. That... That doesn't make any sense. How can we fix this sentence? Ooh. Who threw the ball?
Child: A girl!
Steve: "A girl threw the ball." Yeah! Great! That was good reading! Look. Ha, ha! There's more to this story. OK. Let's read this sentence, too. "A ball caught the puppy." Ah. Ooh. Wait a sec. Wait a sec. There's something wrong with this sentence. Ah, ha. "A ball caught the puppy"?
Children: No. (Robert Gay: No Steve!) (Marty Gay: There must be Some Mistake!)
Steve: Well, well, let's see. How can we fix this sentence? So it makes sense? A puppy. What did a puppy do?
Child: Caught the ball!
Steve: "A puppy caught the ball." Wow! That's perfect! Cause I was wandering if caught the ball with the girl threw it. Oh. There's more to the story. Yeah. Let's read. "Puppy snack the and the ate a girl."
Girl: Hello.
Steve: Wow. Oh, my. That... That doesn't make any sense.OK, so, do you think the ate a girl is a sentece?
Child: No.
Steve: No. It cause that just playing silly. Heh. OK. Ooh. So, who do you think ate a snack?
Child: The girl!
Steve: The girl?
Girl: Hello.
Child: And the puppy.
Blue: [barks] And the puppy?
Steve: Oh, the girl and the puppy. OK, OK. Let me get this straight. "The girl and the puppy ate a snack." Wow! What a sentence! What a story! What a job! Oh, yeah, let's... Let's read the whole story. "A girl threw the ball. A puppy caught the ball. The girl and the puppy ate a snack." "The end." Wow! That was great. That was really great!I wonder what they had for snack?
Child: It's a clue!
Steve: A clue? Right here in our storybook? Where? Heh. What word is that? J-U-M-P. Jump.
Child: Jump. Jump. Jump!
Steve: Oh, oh, that's the word jump.
Child: Jump. Jump.
Steve: Hey, you know what we need our Handy-Dandy...
Child: Notebook!
Steve: Notebook. Right. OK. So, let's write the word, Jump. Alright, we have a J-U-M-P. OK. Jump is our third clue. You what that means we're ready for our...
Children: Thinking Chair!
Steve: Great! Let's go! Ah. OK. Now that we're in our Thinking Chair, let's think. [gong] So, what book could Blue want to read? Oure clues are: a moon. [violin music playing] A cow. And the word jump? Heh.So what book could Blue wanna read with a moon, a cow, and the word jump? Jump. Jump. Who jumps? Does the moon jump?
Child: No.
Steve: No. Well, who jumps? Does... who could... could the cow jump?
Children: Yeah!
Steve: Yeah. Yeah. The cow could jump. Uh... next to the moon or... or... over the moon? What book would that be?
Child: Hey, Diddle, Diddle!
Steve: He, Diddle, Diddle. That's it! Cause... Cause remember... Hey, Diddle, Diddle, the cat and the fiddle, and the cow jumps over the moon! We just fighree out Blue's Clues! [singing] we just figured out Blue's Clues, we just figured out Blue'sClues, we just figured out Blue's Clues, cause we're really smart! [speaking] B-L-U-E. Let's go get that book. You wanna read? Here it is, Blue. Here's the book you wanted to read! "Hey, Diddle, Diddle." See the cow jumping over the moon? Knows were good clues. OK. Look! Look who it. It's Mr. Salt, and Mrs. Pepper, and Paprika.
Mr. Salt: Last in our list: "Read a book."
Steve: You remember what we helped it?
Child: Grocery list!
Steve: Hey, hey. You remember that word?
Child: Jump!
Steve: Good reading! Oh, right. Now it's our turn to read. Ready? "Hey, Diddle, Diddle the..."
Child: Cat!
Steve: "And the fiddle. The..." You know these words. You can read these.
Child: "The cow jumped over the moon."
Steve: "The little..."
Children: Dog!
Steve: "Laughed to see such sport and the..."
Children: Dish!
Stve: "Ran away with the..."
Children: Spoon!
Steve: The end! Oh, I know. I have one more thing for us to read! Thank you so much for all your help today. [singing] Now it's time for so long. [speaking] But we'll sing just one more song. [singing] Thanks for doing your part. You sure are smart. You know with me and you and my dog, Blue, we can do anything... [speaking] that we wanna do. Bye-bye! See you later! Bye! See you next time! Take Care!
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