Living Books script
Living Books  Season #1 (1995)
Synopsis: Living Books is a brand of books by Broderbund Software, Inc.

Icabod:
Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Hi.

I'm Icabod.

Izzy:
And I'm Izzy.

Both:
Welcome to Living Books.

Izzy:
We're gonna have fun with the alphabet.

Want to come?

Icabod:
To have this book read to you, click this button.

Izzy:
If you want to play from the beginning, click this button.

Okay.

Icabod:
Big A.

Izzy:
Little A.

Icabod:
What begins with A?

Izzy:
Aunt Annie's alligator.

A, A, A.

Aunt Annie:
Whoa, Albert.

I adapted Albert in August.

Icabod:
What else begins with A?

Izzy:
Apple.

Annie, Albert ate my apple.

Aunt Annie:
Oh, my.

Albert's appetite is atrocious.

Albert, apologize.

Albert:
I'm sorry.

Aunt Annie:
Albert, away.

Adios.

Arrivederci.

Adieu.

Auf wiedersehen.

Izzy:
Bye.

Icabod:
Big B.

Izzy:
Little B.

What begins with B?

Icabod:
Barber, baby, bubbles and a bumblebee.

Baby:
Ba, ba, ba, ba, ba, ba.

(cries)

Barber:
Bow?

Baby:
(cries)

Barber:
No bow.

Baby:
Ba, ba, ba.

Both:
Bye.

Baby:
Bye-bye.

Icabod:
Big C.

Izzy:
Little C.

Icabod:
What begins with C?

Izzy:
Camel on the ceiling.

C, C, C.

I know some other things that start with C.

Couch, clock, and cactus in the corner.

Clyde the Camel:
I'm Clyde the Camel.

As you can see, my feet are where my head should be.

Some call me crazy, but I say I'm very comfortable this way.

(laughs)

Yep.

Both:
Come on.

Let's see D.

Icabod:
Big D.

Izzy:
Little D.

Icabod:
David Donald Doo dreamed a dozen doughnuts.

Izzy:
And a duck-dog, too.

Duck-Dog:
(barks and quacks)

Izzy:
That duck-dog ditty was a dilly.

David Donald Doo: Daddy.

May I have a drink?

Thank you, Daddy.

(yawns)

Izzy:
Don.

Icabod:
Time to start a new day.

Let's go.

Izzy:
Okay.

David Donald Doo: (yawns)

Icabod:
A, B, C, D, E, E, E.

Izzy:
Ear.

Egg.

Elephant.

E, E, E.

Ernie:
Yodel-le-he-hoo.

(echos)

Icabod:
With Ernie's excellent ear, an echo is easy to hear.

Izzy:
Emily enjoys exhibiting her enormous egg.

Emily:
Thank you, thank you.

Izzy:
This has been extremely exciting.

Icabod:
Let's exit.

Big F.

Izzy:
Little F.

F, F, F.

Icabod:
Four fluffy feathers on a Fiffer-feffer-feff.

Fiff's fast fingers fly on a fancy flute.

(flute music)

(applause)

Izzy:
Do you know what Fiffer-feffs eat?

Fiff:
French-fried fudge is my favorite treat.

Farewell, friends.

Both:
Farewell.

Icabod:
A, B, C, D, E, F, G.

Izzy:
Goat.

Girl.

Googoo goggles.

G, G, G.

Greta:
Greetings.

I'm Greta.

Gus:
Maa.

Maa.

Greta:
This is my goat, Gus.

Boy:
Here's a grasshopper.

My grandfather gave me.

Gone.

Greta:
Goodbye.

Gus:
Maa.

Icabod:
Big H.

Izzy:
Little H.

Icabod:
Hungry horse.

Hay.

Hen in a hat.

Both:
Hooray!

Hooray!

Harriet:
Howdy.

I'm Harriet.

Icabod:
How about a hug?

Izzy:
How nice.

Both:
Let's head home.

Icabod:
Big I.

Izzy:
Little I.

I, I, I.

Icabod is itchy.

So am I.

Icabod:
Is this itch from insects or ivy?

Izzy:
I have no idea.

But ice would be nice.

Both:
Ah.

Izzy:
I have an incredible invention.

Both:
Ah.

(music)

Icabod:
It's for us.

We are invited to the next letter immediately.

Big J.

Izzy:
Little J.

What begins with J?

Icabod:
Jerry Jordan's jelly jar and jam begin that way.

Mm, jam.

Thank you.

Jerry Jordan:
You're welcome.

Izzy:
Mm.

Thank you, Jerry.

Jerry Jordan:
Enjoy.

My name is Jerry Jordan.

My job is making jam.

It makes me feel so joyful.

I'm glad I'm who I am.

Mm.

It needs just a few more jellybeans.

Just right.

I'm going jogging.

Icabod:
Big K.

Izzy:
Little K.

Kitten.

Kitten:
Meow.

Izzy:
Kangaroo.

Kick a kettle.

Kite and a king's kerchoo.

King:
Kerchoo.

The kangaroo kissed the kitten.

Achoo.

Kangaroo:
Gesundheit.

Icabod:
Big L.

Izzy:
Little L.

Icabod:
Little Lola Lopp.

Left leg.

Lazy lion licks a lollipop.

Little Lola Lopp: (laughing)

Icabod:
Little Lola Lopp laughs loudly.

Lion:
(yawns)

Icabod:
Little Lola likes to limbo.

Izzy:
How low can she go?

Little Lola Lopp: Oh.

(steel drum music)

Icabod:
Low.

Both:
Let's leave.

Icabod:
Big M.

Izzy:
Little M.

Many mumbling mice are making midnight music in the moonlight.

Icabod:
Mighty nice.

(music)

All:
Mighty nice.

Mm-hmm.

(humming)

Icabod:
Big N.

Izzy:
Little N.

What begins with those?

Icabod:
Nine new neckties and a nightshirt and a nose.

Man #1:
1.

Man #2:
2.

Man #3:
3.

Man #4:
4.

Man #5:
5.

Man #6:
6.

Man #7:
7.

Man #8:
8.

Man #9:
9.

Guy:
Norman's nose noticed the noodles.

Norman:
Mm.

Nutritious.

All:
Next.

Izzy:
O is very useful.

You use it when you say: "Oscar's only ostrich oiled an orange owl today."

Oscar:
I'm Oscar.

And this is Otis.

I've owned him since October.

Both:
We're off.

Icabod:
A, B, C, D, E, F, G.

Izzy:
H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O...

Both:
P.

Izzy:
P, P, P.

Icabod:
Painting pink pajamas.

Policeman in a pail.

Peter Pepper's puppy.

And now Papa's in the pail.

Papa:
Now we're on the letter P.

Peter Pepper:
Hey, pooch.

(dog barking)

Icabod:
Let's proceed.

Papa:
Please.

Pay me another visit.

Icabod:
Big Q.

Izzy:
Little Q.

What begins with Q?

Icabod:
The quick Queen of Quincy and her quacking quacker-oo.

Quacker-oo:
(quacking)

Queen Quinella:
I'm Queen Quinella.

Quacker-oo:
(quacks)

(quacks)

Woman:
Quill.

Quacker-oo:
(quacks)

Quit it, queenie.

Queen Quinella:
(kisses)

Icabod:
Big R.

Izzy:
Little R.

Rosy Robin Ross.

Icabod:
Rosy's going riding on her red rhinoceros.

Rupert:
Hi.

I'm Rupert.

Rosy Robin Ross:
Ready, Rupert?

Let's roll.

Icabod:
Big S.

Izzy:
Little S.

Silly Sammy Slick sipped six sodas and got sick sick sick.

Silly Sammy Slick: Sipping six sodas makes my head spin.

My stomach is squirming.

What sad shape I'm in?

Izzy:
Sick sick sick.

A sorry sight.

Icabod:
So long, Sammy.

Big T.

Izzy:
Little T.

What begins with T?

Icabod:
Ten tired turtles on a tuttle-tuttle tree.

All:
(yawning)

Izzy:
I get tired just being near those turtles.

Turtle #6:
Tennis, anyone?

All:
We're too tired.

Turtle #6:
Oh, well.

Maybe tomorrow.

All:
(snoring)

Icabod:
Time to say toodaloo.

Both:
Toodaloo.

Icabod:
Big U.

Izzy:
Little U.

Icabod:
What begins with U?

Izzy:
Uncle Ubb's umbrella and his underwear, too.

Uncle Ubb:
Upside down.

Both:
Until next time, Uncle Ubb.

Uncle Ubb:
Until then.

Icabod:
Big V.

Izzy:
Little V.

Icabod:
Vera Violet Vinn is very very very awful on her violin.

Vera Violet Vinn: This is a very valuable violin.

Icabod:
Let's vamoose.

Izzy:
W, W, W.

Icabod:
Willy Waterloo washes Warren Wiggins who is washing Waldo Woo.

Willy Waterloo:
I'm washing Warren as you can see.

He is washing Waldo.

Who is washing me?

Both:
(laughing)

Willy Waterloo:
Watch it.

Warren Wiggins:
I'm Warren Wiggins.

I'm in the water.

Ha ha.

Willy Waterloo:
Warren.

Waldo.

Wave.

Icabod:
X is very useful if your name is Nixie Knox.

Izzy:
It also comes in handy spelling ax and extra fox.

Nixie Knox:
I'm Nixie Knox.

That is my name.

I'm boxed inside this picture frame.

Fox:
I'm the fox with the ax.

Extra Fox:
I'm the Extra Fox.

In case he has an accident.

Izzy:
Come on.

To the next letter.

Icabod:
Big Y.

Izzy:
Little Y.

A yawning yellow yak.

Young Yolanda Yorgenson is yelling on his back.

Young Yolanda Yorgenson: Yeah.

Yak:
I'm a yawning yak.

(yawns)

Young Yolanda Yorgenson: Yeah.

Yo.

Yak:
Yikes.

Young Yolanda Yorgenson: Giddy up, yak.

Yak:
(yawns)

Icabod:
A, B, C, D, E, F, G.

Izzy:
H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P.

Q, R, S, T, U, V.

Icabod:
W, X, Y and...

Both:
Z.

Icabod:
Big Z.

Izzy:
Little Z.

What begins with Z?

Zizzer-Zazzer-Zuzz: I do.

I am a Zizzer-Zazzer-Zuzz as you can plainly see.

Izzy:
Do you think he escaped from the zoo?

Icabod:
I do.

Zizzer-Zazzer-Zuzz: Well, I love Zizzer-zoof seeds.

Ha.

I could eat a zillion a day.

Izzy:
A zillion.

Icabod:
Zowee.

Zizzer-Zazzer-Zuzz: Z is a really fun letter.

It zips, zaps, and zooms.

What letter could be better?

Icabod:
We've come to the end of the alphabet.

Izzy:
We've certainly been busy.

Both:
We hope you want to play again.

Icabod:
With Icabod.

Izzy:
And Izzy.

Zizzer-Zazzer-Zuzz: Goodbye.

Ha ha.

Zed:
The End.

I'm not done yet.

I'm going to play with some more words.

Bye.

See you later.

Both:
Hi.

Come sing the ABC's with us.

A, B, C, D, E, F, G.

H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P.

Q, R, S, T, U, V.

W, X, Y and Z.

Now I know my ABC's, next time won't you sing with me?

Man:
A, B, C, D, E, F, G.

Uh, whoops.

Sorry.

Both:
Bye.

Come back and sing with us again.

Izzy:
Click any letter you want.

Simon:
Hi.

I'm your host, Simon.

Welcome to the Living Books Sampler.

Click on the arrows to select the sample of one of our great stories.

And then click OK.

OK?

OK.

Icabod:
Are you sure you want to quit?

Izzy:
Okay.

Come back and play again.

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