Season 45 Episode 4517 - Elmo the Grouch Thursday January 15, 2015 Elmo is feeling a bit cranky and grumpy so he doesn’t want to ride the merry-go-round with Chris after work. Oscar thinks that Elmo is turning into a grouch so he put Elmo through two tests. Elmo passes and decides that he is a grouch, but Chris assures him that everyone feels cranky and that Elmo can change his feelings if he wants to. Subject: Self-Regulation Brought to you by: E & 13 Word on the Street: Grouchy – When you feel cranky or in a bad mood. If you've seen "Elmo the Grouch" please like this post and share your thoughts below.