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Sesame Street: Respect | Word on the Street


MURRAY: Hi, I’m Murray
from Sesame Street, and I’m looking for
the Word on the Street. What’s the Word on the Street? GIRL: Respect. MURRAY: What does the
word respect mean? GIRL: Treating people the
way you want to be treated. BOY: You want the people to feel
like they’re being cared for. GIRL: You treat them kindly. MAN: You make them feel
that they’re wanted. MURRAY: And who should
we treat with respect? WOMAN: Everybody MURRAY: Keep listening
for the word respect today on Sesame Street. GIRL: Respect. MURRAY: That’s the
word on the street. HENRY: Hi, I’m Henry. ELMO: Oh, and Elmo is Elmo. HENRY: And we’re here to tell
you all about the word respect. ELMO: Yeah. R-E-S-P-E-C-T, baby. HENRY: That spells respect. ELMO: Yeah. HENRY: And the word respect
means treating someone in a way that makes them
feel cared for and important. PIGS: Help! Help! Help! BIG BAD WOLF: Stop, you piggies! HENRY: Whoa, guys. What’s going on here? PIG: The Big Bad
Wolf wants to huff– PIG: And puff– PIG: And blow our
respective houses in! ELMO: Oh no, well, Mr. Big
Bad Wolf can’t do that. BIG BAD WOLF: Oh, sure I can. I’m the Big Bad Wolf, you know. ELMO: Yeah, but today’s
word is respect. BIG BAD WOLF: So? HENRY: So, respect
means treating someone in a way that makes them
feel cared for and import. ELMO: That’s right. BIG BAD WOLF: So
does that mean I should treat the
piggies with respect? HENRY: It would be
the right thing to do. ELMO: Yeah. And also it would help teach
everybody today’s word. BIG BAD WOLF: OK. Then in the name
of vocabulary, I shall treat the
piggies with respect. HENRY: Good choice, Big Bad. PIG: Where’s he going? BIG BAD WOLF: There
you go, Piggies. PIG: Wow! PIG: It’s a cake that
says, “Piggies rock!” PIG: I feel cared for. PIG: And important. HENRY: That’s respect. ELMO: Yeah, respect. PIGS: We love you, Big Bad! BIG BAD WOLF: Aw. Hey. Now I feel cared
for and important. HENRY: That’s respect. ELMO: Yeah, respect. BIG BAD WOLF: Well, thanks
for teaching me about respect, you guys. PIGS: You guys are the best. PIG: Come here, you. HENRY: Now I feel cared
for and important. ELMO: Yeah, Elmo, too. HENRY: That’s ALL: Respect! TELLY: Hit it, safety chickens! SAFETY CHICKENS:
[SINGING] When you’re playing with your friends in
your school or on your street, there’s a rule you must
remember– a requirement to meet. This rule will keep us safe so
we don’t do each other harm. It’s what our mama taught us
when we grew up on the farm. She said, [CLUCKING] BABY BEAR: Huh? What does that mean? SAFETY CHICKENS:
[SINGING] It means give a peck for
safety and respect. Safety and respect. Oh, give a a peck for
safety and respect. Safety and respect. BABY BEAR: So what’s
respect, chickens? CHICKEN: Good question! [CLUCKING] SAFETY CHICKENS:
[SINGING] Respect is when you treat people fair. You make them feel
important, and you show them that you care. ROSITA: How do you do that? CHICKEN: I’m glad you asked. SAFETY CHICKENS: [SINGING]
Don’t hit with your hands. [CLUCKING] Don’t kick with your legs. [CLUCKING] You might hurt someone. [CLUCKING] Or you might break your
best friend’s eggs. Don’t use your arms to
push someone to the ground. Respect your friends
and neighbors. Neighbors. And everyone around! Yeah! [CLUCKING] Which means [CLUCKING] Show safety and respect. Safety and respect. Oh, give a peck for
safety and respect. Safety and respect. Oh, give a peck. Show safety and respect. Safety and respect, please. CHICKEN: All right, is everyone
clear about safety and respect? BABY BEAR: Oh, yeah. No hitting. ROSITA: No kicking. BOTH: And no pushing. CHICKEN: Mhm. They got the rules. CHICKEN: Well, looks like
our work here is done. [CLUCKING] CHICKEN: Be careful! NARRATOR: It’s Global Thingy! GLOBAL THINGY: Hello. NARRATOR: Hi, Global Thingy. [LAUGHING] He’s cute. [MUSIC PLAYING] Let’s see what’s happening. It’s a concert. Listen to the music. [PHONE RINGING] PHONE: Hello? NARRATOR: Come on, you
can’t talk during a concert. Think of the people around you. Show some respect. They’re moving. That’s good. Let’s listen again. PHONE: Bye bye. Hey, where’d they go? Huh. [MUSIC PLAYING] [PHONE RINGING] NARRATOR: Ah, come on! You’re not thinking about
everybody around you. You’re not showing any respect. [PHONE RINGING] PHONE: Hello? [PHONE RINGING] NARRATOR: How would
you like it if people were interrupting you? PHONE: Huh? Shh. NARRATOR: Doesn’t feel
too good, does it? ALL: Shh. VOICE ON PHONE: Can you hear me? PHONE: Oh, gotta go. ALL: Thank you. NARRATOR: Ah. Now everyone is showing respect. [MUSIC PLAYING] GLOBAL THINGY: Bye bye. MURRAY: What does the
word respect mean? MAN: Respect is when you treat
someone like you care for them. WOMAN: You treat them special. WOMAN: To appreciate
and value others. MURRAY: Who do you
show respect to? BOY: My parents. My teachers. GIRL: My uncle, my aunts. BOY: My friends in my classroom. WOMAN: A sign of
respect would be making sure not to hurt
your friend’s feelings. BOY: If you meet somebody,
shaking their hands. BOY: Calling the
person Mr. and Mrs. GIRL: If someone’s
talking to you, you respectfully listen to them. BOY: Respect. MURRAY: That’s the
Word on the Street. You’re being respectful
because I’m talking, and you’re listening. Way to show respect. USHER: Hi, I’m Usher. BERT: And I’m Bert. USHER: And we’re here to tell
you about the word unique. BERT: Yes, unique. One of my favorite words. USHER: Unique happens to be
one of my favorite words, too, Bert. BERT: No, you’re kidding. Wow. Well, it seems we’ve got a
lot in common then, Usher.

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