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A HOLE IN THE BUCKET
Sesame Street


Henry: There's a hole in the bucket, dear Liza, dear Liza,
There's a hole in the bucket, dear Liza, a hole.

Liza: So fix it dear Henry, dear Henry, dear Henry,
So fix it dear Henry, dear Henry, fix it.

H: With what should I fix it, dear Liza, dear Liza,
With what should I fix it, dear Liza, with what?

L: With straw, dear Henry, dear Henry, dear Henry,
With straw, dear Henry, dear Henry, with straw.

H: But the straw is too long, dear Liza, dear Liza,
The straw is too long, dear Liza, too long.

L: So cut it dear Henry, dear Henry, dear Henry,
So cut it dear Henry, dear Henry, cut it!

H: With what should I cut it, dear Liza, dear Liza,
With what should I cut it, dear Liza, with what?

L: Use the hatchet, dear Henry, dear Henry, dear Henry,
Use the hatchet, dear Henry, the hatchet.

H: But the hatchet's too dull, dear Liza, dear Liza,
The hatchet's too dull, dear Liza, too dull.

L: So, sharpen it, dear Henry, dear Henry, dear Henry,
So sharpen it dear Henry, dear Henry, sharpen it!

H: With what should I sharpen it, dear Liza, dear Liza,
With what should I sharpen, dear Liza, with what?

L: Use the stone, dear Henry, dear Henry, dear Henry,
Use the stone, dear Henry, dear Henry, THE STONE!!!!

H: But the stone is too dry, dear Liza, dear Liza,
The stone is too dry, dear Liza, too dry.

L: So wet it, dear Henry, dear Henry, dear Henry,
So wet it dear Henry, dear Henry, WET IT!

H: With what should I wet it, dear Liza, dear Liza,
With what should I wet it, dear Liza, with what?

L: (moves her rocking chair over to Henry and sings fast)
With water, dear Henry, dear Henry, dear Henry,
With water, dear Henry, dear Henry, WATER!!!!!

H: With what should I carry it, dear Liza, dear Liza,
With what should I carry it dear Liza, with what?

L: (crying)
Use the bucket dear Henry, dear Henry, dear Henry,
Use the bucket, dear Henry, dear Henry, the bucket!

H: Uh, Liza????
There's a hole in the bucket, dear Liza, dear Liza,
There's a hole in the bucket, dear Liza, a hole.

At this point Liza takes the chair and goes off to live with her mother which is probably what Henry wanted in the first place!


SESAME STREET

Premiering in 1969, this educational television show aimed at preschoolers has charmed generations of youngsters ever since. The show - featuring a lovable cast of characters including Big Bird, Bert and Ernie, Oscar the Grouch, Elmo, Snuffy, Grover and many others - has delighted and educated children and adults alike, with its collection of songs, skits, and celebrity guest appearances. ... Read More