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The Best of The Wiggles is the sixty-second Wiggles video special that is based on the 2016 album of the same name. It was released on March 14, 2018 in Australia and New Zealand, and North America on April 10, 2018.

Unlike the previous compilation specials, this only features the Emma era and contains some new music videos.

Overview

The most successful children's entertainment group in the world has released a collection of their most loved clips, The Best of The Wiggles. Anthony, Emma, Lachy and Simon have picked their favourite songs for you to enjoy! With catchy tunes that are instantly memorable and seen on TV screens across 190 countries, you will be up and wiggling in seconds! It's no wonder The New York Times has called The Wiggles "the band that rocks the cradle". Includes 33 songs including Hot Potato, Rock-a-Bye Your Bear, and Do the Propellor.

Songs

  1. Do the Propeller!
    from Taking Off!
  2. Hot Potato
  3. Ready, Steady, Wiggle!
    from Furry Tales
  4. Rock-A-Bye Your Bear
  5. Who's in the Wiggle House?
    from Wiggle House
  6. Toot Toot, Chugga Chugga, Big Red Car
    from Ready, Steady, Wiggle! TV Series
  7. Can You (Point Your Fingers And Do The Twist?)
  8. Emma's Theme
    from Emma! TV Series 1
  9. Apples and Bananas
  10. The Wonder of Wiggle Town
    from Wiggle Town!
  11. Fruit Salad
    from The Wiggles Meet The Orchestra!
  12. Follow The Leader
    from The Wiggles Meet The Orchestra!
  13. Rock & Roll Preschool
    from Rock & Roll Preschool
  14. Say the Dance, Do the Dance
    from Furry Tales
  15. Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
    from Wiggle Around Australia
  16. Emma's Yellow Bow
    from Wiggle Town! TV Series
  17. Dorothy Pas De Deux
    from Wiggle Town!
  18. I've Got My Glasses On!
    from Taking Off!
  19. Lachy!
    from Lachy! TV Series
  20. Do The Pretzel
    with some footage from Wiggle Town!
  21. Simon Says
    from Dance Dance!
  22. Come on Down to Wiggle Town
    from Wiggle Town!
  23. Michael Finnegan
    from Apples & Bananas
  24. Do the Skeleton Scat!
    from Pumpkin Face
  25. When I Hear the Music of the Orchestra
    from The Wiggles Meet The Orchestra!
  26. Henry Likes Water
    from Rock & Roll Preschool
  27. Pappadum
    from Wiggle House
  28. The Shimmie Shake!
    from Dance Dance!
  29. Wags The Dog, He Likes To Tango
    from Wiggle Town! TV Series
  30. Dressing Up
    from Wiggle House
  31. Simon's Cold Water Blues
    from Taking Off!
  32. D-I-N-G-O
    from Wiggle Town!
  33. Dance With Emma
    from Rock & Roll Preschool

Plot

The video starts with a title card, as a Hot Potato instrumental track plays in the background and it shows a Wiggly Jukebox.

The Wiggles introduced themselves. Anthony is ready to dance, Simon is ready to sing, Emma is ready to play & Lachy is ready to sleep. Emma noticed that Lachy's falling asleep. When everybody asked them to wake him up, Lachy wakes up that he is ready to wiggle.

Song #1: Do the Propeller! (from Taking Off!)

Simon introducing Paul the Cook as Paul Field talks about three favourite foods such as hot potatoes, cold spaghetti & mashed banana.

Song #2: Hot Potato (new recording)

Song #3: Ready, Steady, Wiggle! (from Furry Tales)

Song #4: Rock-A-Bye Your Bear (new recording)

Song #5: Who's in the Wiggle House? (from Wiggle House)

Song #6: Toot Toot, Chugga Chugga, Big Red Car (from Ready, Steady, Wiggle)

Song #7: Can You (Point Your Fingers And Do The Twist?) (new recording)

Song #8: Emma's Theme (from Emma! (TV Series 1))

Song #9: Apples and Bananas (new recording)

Song #10: The Wonder of Wiggle Town (from Wiggle Town!)

Song #11: Fruit Salad (from The Wiggles Meet The Orchestra!)

Song #12: Follow The Leader (from The Wiggles Meet The Orchestra!)

Song #13: Rock & Roll Preschool (from Rock & Roll Preschool)

Song #14: Say the Dance, Do the Dance (from Furry Tales)

Song #15: Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star (Live) (from Wiggle Around Australia AKA DANCE DANCE! The Wiggles BIG SHOW!)

Song #16: Emma's Yellow Bow (Live) (from Wiggle Town! (TV Series) (AKA The Wiggles BIG SHOW! & CinderEmma)

Song #17: Dorothy Pas De Deux (from Wiggle Town!)

Song #18: I've Got My Glasses On! (from Taking Off!)

Song #19: Lachy! (from Lachy! (TV Series))

Song #20: Do The Pretzel - (with some footage from Wiggle Town! & new recording)

Song #21: Simon Says (from Dance Dance!)

Song #22: Come on Down to Wiggle Town (from Wiggle Town!)

Song #23: Michael Finnegan (from Apples & Bananas)

Song #24: Do the Skeleton Scat! (from Pumpkin Face)

Song #25: When I Hear the Music of the Orchestra (from The Wiggles Meet The Orchestra!)

Song #26: Henry Likes Water (from Rock & Roll Preschool)

Song #27: Pappadum (from Wiggle House)

Song #28: The Shimmie Shake! (from Dance Dance!)

Song #29: Wags The Dog, He Likes To Tango (Live) (from Wiggle Town! (TV Series) (AKA The Wiggles BIG SHOW! & CinderEmma)

Song #30: Dressing Up (from Wiggle House)

Song #31: Simon's Cold Water Blues (from Taking Off!)

Song #32: D-I-N-G-O (from Wiggle Town!)

Song #33: Dance With Emma (from Rock & Roll Preschool)

The Wiggles had a great time listening to their favourite songs. Anthony asked that they enjoyed dancing, Simon asked that they enjoyed singing, Emma asked that they enjoyed playing & Lachy asked that they enjoyed wiggling & he's gonna have some sleep.

The end credits are rolling to show their names on it. Until, Do the Propeller! (instrumental), Rock-A-Bye Your Bear, Can You (Point Your Fingers And Do The Twist?) & Hot Potato we’re playing in the background.

Trivia

  • This video marked:
    • The first and only video to be released two years after the album came out.
    • The last video to be released in Australia and New Zealand in a handle case and one of the first to be re-released in a standard size snap case.
  • The 2009-2015 ABC For Kids Logo is used after the rating instead of the ABC DVD Logo.
    • The same happened with other Wiggles releases in 2018.

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