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Yummy Yummy
YummyYummy(re-recording)
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Released

April 13, 1998 (AUS)
October 12, 1999 (US Alternate VHS)
August 1, 2000 (US Official VHS)
February 4, 2003 (US DVD)

Filmed

January 1998

Written by

The Wiggles

Directed by

Chisholm McTavish

Produced by

Paul Field

Running Time

35:16 (AUS Version)
36:20 (US & UK Version)

Distributed by

ABC

Country

Australia

Previous Video

Wiggle Time! (1998 remake) (released the same day)

Next Video

The Wiggles Movie (video release, 1998)

"Yummy Yummy" It is a remake of the 1994 video of the same name, released on April 13, 1998. It is arguably one of The Wiggles' most popular videos along with the remake of Wiggle Time, launching the popularity of songs like Hot Potato, Fruit Salad, and The Monkey Dance (which had first been released years beforehand). Some songs were re-recorded for this version, such as the previously mentioned Hot Potato and The Monkey Dance. Songs like Pufferbillies and Havenu Shalom Alechem were not in the original version but added to this video. No songs from the original video were removed, except for Dorothy's Birthday Party which was a part of a bonus segment at the end.

Song List

Note: All songs are from the album Yummy Yummy unless noted otherwise. Re-recorded songs are noted as such. Newly added songs have been denoted by an asterisk (*).

  1. Hot Potato (new recording)
  2. D.O.R.O.T.H.Y. (My Favourite Dinosaur) (new recording)
  3. Pufferbillies (from Big Red Car)*
  4. Henry's Dance (from Big Red Car)
  5. Walk
  6. Joannie Works with One Hammer (from Big Red Car)
  7. The Monkey Dance (new recording)
  8. Crunchy Munchy Honey Cakes
  9. Shaky Shaky
  10. Teddy Bear Hug (from Big Red Car) - Australian version
    Point Your Finger (Wiggle Puppets) (from The Wiggles Movie Soundtrack) - International versions*
  11. Havenu Shalom Alechem (from Wake Up Jeff!)*
  12. I Am A Dancer (from Big Red Car)
  13. The Box of Mystery
  14. Numbers Rhumba (new recording) - Australian version
    Go Captain Feathersword, Ahoy! (Wiggle Puppets) - International versions*
  15. Fruit Salad*

Version Differences

  • In the 1994 version, Murray picks up a hot potato and Passes it to Jeff, then Anthony and then Greg whereas in this version, Paul the Cook gives each wiggle a Hot Potato.
  • In the 1994 version, D.O.R.O.T.H.Y. (My Favourite Dinosaur) plays in E but in this version, it plays in D.
  • Anthony gets everyone to immediately wake up except Jeff in this version, whereas in the 1994 version, Greg did the same thing.
  • The 1994 version of the Numbers Rhumba prologue has 3 children while this version has only 2.
  • the 1994 version had John Patrick Field play the chef, but in this version, Paul Hester played the chef.

Plot

The Wiggles introduce themselves and Paul the Cook. Paul has some hot potatoes, cold spaghetti, and mashed bananas. Greg introduces a song and warns the audience to look out for Captain Feathersword.

Anthony introduces the song about an old steam train and asks everyone to follow along.

Captain Feathersword does a dance that Henry showed him, and The Wiggles do it too.

Greg comments on how there are many places you can walk or run to. Dorothy is walking and eating some roses, Captain Feathersword is running to his pirate ship, Henry is walking to the ocean to have a swim, Wags is running to get some bones, and Jeff is sleepwalking!

Anthony is with four children playing with coloured dough and tells the good things about what to do with dough, like hammering.

After the song, everyone goes to sleep and immediately wakes up... except for Jeff! After Jeff is awoken, he bounces around the room. Anthony asks what he is doing, and Jeff says he's doing a monkey dance!

The Wiggles and Captain Feathersword are making crunchy munchy honey cakes, and mention the different ingredients.

The Wiggles are going to get ready for the song, but first they need to get into their shaking clothes. They go behind a curtain and come out dressed in Elvis-inspired clothing.

Each of the Wiggles say hello in a different language. In Hebrew, they say "Havenu shalom alechem."

  • Song 12: I Am A Dancer – Greg lead sings this one, while the other wiggles do ballet moves running across in the background.

Greg performs a magic trick involving the Box of Mystery.

The Wiggles and Paul cook up a healthy recipe, fruit salad, by using bananas, grapes, apples and melons with bowls, knives, forks and spoons.

Cast

The Wiggles

Voices

Also Featuring

Dancing Children

Havenu Shalom Alechem Dancers

The Young Children

Release Dates

Australia - April 13, 1998 (VHS), March 4th, 2002 (2 on 1 DVD w/ Wiggle Time!)

North America - October 12, 1999 (Alternate VHS), August 1, 2000 (Official VHS), February 4, 2003 (HIT DVD), October 12, 2007 (Warner Home Video DVD), February 7, 2012 (NCircle DVD)

United Kingdom - March 29, 1999 (VHS), January 31, 2005 (Double Bill DVD & VHS w/ Toot Toot!)

Gallery

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Transcript

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Trivia

Goofs

  • On the Australian VHS back cover, Havenu Shalom Alechem was misspelled as Havenu Shalom Alachem.
  • On the US small clamshell VHS and 2003 DVD back cover, Pufferbillies was misspelled as Pufferbellies.
  • On the US alternate VHS and 2003 DVD Cover, the song list states that Havenu Shalom Alechem comes before Wigglemix when that's totally the oppisite.
  • The US and UK credits still show scenes of Teddy Bear Hug and Numbers Rhumba despite them not appearing in those vesions. Because of this, nobody knew what songs those where at the time of those releases.

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