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Yummy Yummy
YummyYummy
VHS cover

Released

October 24, 1994

Filmed

1994

Written by

The Wiggles

Directed by

Tim Finlay

Produced by

John Spence
Phillip Cullen

Running Time

41:04

Distributed by

ABC

Country

Australia

Previous Video

Wiggle Time!
(1993)

Next Video

Big Red Car
(1995)

"Yummy Yummy" is the second Wiggles video, featuring Anthony's dad John Patrick Field playing John the Cook. It was originally released on October 24, 1994.

Synopsis

This video features 12 songs with The Wiggles having fun with their friends dancing, playing, and cooking yummy food with John the Cook. But make sure you watch out for Captain Feathersword because he loves eating everybody's food.

Song List

Songs are taken from the album Yummy Yummy except where noted otherwise.

  1. Hot Potato
  2. Shaky Shaky
  3. Teddy Bear Hug (from Big Red Car)
  4. D.O.R.O.T.H.Y. (My Favourite Dinosaur)
  5. I Am A Dancer (from Big Red Car)
  6. Crunchy Munchy Honey Cakes
  7. Numbers Rhumba
  8. Joannie Works With One Hammer (from Big Red Car)
  9. The Monkey Dance
  10. Henry's Dance (from Big Red Car)
  11. Walk
  12. Dorothy's Birthday Party (Short Story)

Plot

Classic Wiggles Yummy Yummy (Part 1 of 4)

Classic Wiggles Yummy Yummy (Part 1 of 4)

Watch Part 1 on The Wiggles' official YouTube channel!

Classic Wiggles Yummy Yummy (Part 2 of 4)

Classic Wiggles Yummy Yummy (Part 2 of 4)

Watch Part 2!

Classic Wiggles Yummy Yummy (Part 3 of 4)

Classic Wiggles Yummy Yummy (Part 3 of 4)

Watch Part 3!

Classic Wiggles Yummy Yummy (Part 4 of 4)

Classic Wiggles Yummy Yummy (Part 4 of 4)

Watch Part 4!

Opening - The opening is a slow-motion clip from "D.O.R.O.T.H.Y. (My Favorite Dinosaur)" where The Wiggles are dancing while Dorothy is walking across with her mower by pulling in the Yummy Yummy title out. While the intro plays, the intro to the song "Get Ready to Wiggle" plays.

The Wiggles introduce themselves and John the Cook. Murray asks what John has and he replies that he has some cold spaghetti. Anthony picks up some wiggly spaghetti with a spoon, shaking it. John also has mashed bananas; Greg picks up a bowl of bananas and mashes some with a fork. John also has hot potatoes. Murray picks up one potato but it's hot! He juggles it, passing it to Jeff, who passes it to Anthony, who passes it to Greg. Greg puts the potato back on the dish and says it's time to sing a song about hot potatoes, cold spaghetti, and mashed bananas. He says to watch out for Captain Feathersword in case he comes by and takes the food.

Greg remarks that Captain Feathersword sure was tricky, since he tries to take the food. Now we're going to do a song about shaking. First, let's get into our shaking clothes. 1, 2, 3. Greg snaps his fingers and The Wiggles are now wearing colourful sports jackets.

In the end, they have to get back in there Wiggle clothes. They count to 3 and Greg snaps his finger and they all got back into there Wiggle clothes.

The Wiggles are with kids and Henry the Octopus. Greg tells everyone that Henry the Octopus is here and he tells everyone again to say hi to Henry. They greet Henry, and Henry says "Hi, everybody" back. Murray asks what Henry is holding. Henry says that he is a teddy bear hugging his favourite teddy bear and he loves hugging his teddy bear. Murray suggests that let's all sing a song about teddy bears.

Anthony talks about Dorothy the Dinosaur while Jeff is tricking him to be wearing a Dorothy tail and hat.

Magic Greg does a magic trick from the box of mystery. For the music, Jeff plays the keyboard, Anthony plays a Fender bass guitar, and Murray plays an acoustic guitar.

Dorothy is dancing with Vanessa the dancer and she had her pink shoes on to do a song about doing a ballet dance.

The Wiggles and John the Cook are making crunchy munchy honey cakes. Captain Feathersword was helping as well.

Murray is playing a game with kids to show what number Murray is holding up.

Anthony is at the workshop room with three kids and they are making clay to mush and hammer.

After the song, Jeff dreamed that he was a monkey. And the Wiggles woke him up and then he started to act like a monkey.

Captain Feathersword was trying to dance like Henry when Murray and Greg tells him what's going on? But he told them that he forgot how to do it. So they asked Henry if he can teach Captain Feathersword to dance with the Wiggles.

And after when he danced, he took a bow and his pirate hat fell off and when he picked it up, his feathersword fell. After Greg thought of an idea, to put the hat back on his head by jumping into the air and it worked.

Greg tells everyone that there are different types of ways to move while the other Wiggles do the actions.

The Wiggles and the others watch a videotape on TV all about Dorothy's birthday party.

Dorothy's Birthday Party (Short Story)

The Wiggles and the others are falling asleep and Jeff tries to wake them up, Jeff said, "They always do this". But it doesn't matter. But it is always Jeff that falls asleep, isn't that right?

At the end of the video in the end credits, the "Fruit Salad" song plays as the closing music.

Album

The "Yummy Yummy" album had 21 tracks that featured songs and poems.
YummyYummyAlbum

CD Cover

CD Songs

Trivia

  • At first in the video, Anthony wears a turquoise shirt. In "Henry's Dance", Anthony wears a white skivvy. The reason why he wore a white shirt over the chroma key is, if he stands in front of it with a green shirt of one of those colours, it will turn invisible underneath the chroma key screen. Another thing in this song is that white outlines are seen around the Wiggles, including Murray.
  • This was the first video to have a chroma key in the background of a song (Henry's Dance).
  • This is the first video that they have a helper for Anthony to play as Captain Feathersword.
  • This is another video that shows Wiggly merchandise in the end credits.
  • In "Shaky Shaky", Anthony plays a Fender Telecaster electric guitar that is later played by Murray in Big Red Car. In "Greg's Magic Show: The Box of Mystery" and "I Am a Dancer", he plays a Fender bass guitar which Murray plays in this video and Wiggle Time! (1993 video). Murray plays a Double Bass in the same song.
  • This is the first video to be awarded as 'Highest Selling Children's sales through videos' at the AVSDA Awards.
  • "Hot Potato", "D.O.R.O.T.H.Y. (My Favorite Dinosaur)", "The Monkey Dance" and "Dorothy's Birthday Party (Short Story) were filmed in early 1994, which shows Greg wearing black shoes. The rest such as "Shaky Shaky" and "Greg's Magic Show: The Box of Mystery" were filmed later that same year, which shows Greg wearing black boots with yellow laces.
  • This is the first Wiggles VHS cover to have a profile picture.
  • This is the first video where the Wiggles introduce themselves. Murray and Anthony are also mentioned by name for the first time. In Wiggle Time, only Jeff and Greg's names were mentioned (Get Ready to Wiggle, Captain Feathersword, Dorothy the Dinosaur and Henry the Octopus prologue). In their 1992 album Here Comes A Song, only Greg's name is mentioned in the song "Lechoo Yeladim". He is also the first Wiggle to have his name mentioned. This is also the first time where a bonus clip is shown.
  • On the cover of the video, Murray plays the brown Fender Stratocaster electric guitar and Jeff plays the accordion.
  • This is the first video to have time-lapse. (As seen in Crunchy Munchy Honey Cakes).
  • This is the last appearance of Anthony's white skivvy.
  • When The Wiggles are singing "Dorothy's Birthday Party", Jeff's skivvy becomes untucked. He fixes this afterwards. This is the first time for Jeff's skivvy to be untucked it then fix it again
  • Most of the songs in this video have the left and right audio channels reversed as listed.
    • Hot Potato
    • Teddy Bear Hug
    • D.O.R.O.T.H.Y. (My Favorite Dinosaur)
    • I Am A Dancer
    • Joannie Works With One Hammer
    • The Monkey Dance

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