Gervais' Elmo Interview Is a Tickler

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 12, 2009 4:43 PM CDT

(Newser) – Today's video viral sensation seems to be outtakes of a Sesame Street interview between funnyman Ricky Gervais and Elmo. As seen on BuzzFeed, Gervais keeps going off script (“Gimme four!” “Do you know what necrophilia is?”), but Elmo keeps up just fine. He even asks an off-screen human, “Where did you lose this interview?” and says, “Elmo wants this tape!”