How does Elmo do his "thinking" face?

FunnyBear

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The question is in the thread, but if you don't know what I mean by "thinking face", I mean the position his eyes get into when Elmo becomes confused or thinks.
Some examples:

 

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The way it works is Elmo's puppeteer, Ryan Dillon, pulls on a little wooden bar inside Elmo's head that the eyes are connected to.
 

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The way it works is Elmo's puppeteer, Ryan Dillon, pulls on a little wooden bar inside Elmo's head that the eyes are connected to.
Thanks! I always assumed it was the way the puppeteers hand was angled, similar to Kermit's head.
 

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The way it works is Elmo's puppeteer, Ryan Dillon, pulls on a little wooden bar inside Elmo's head that the eyes are connected to.
I thought it was a fabric finger loop inside the skull? Or at least that's the way Kevin Clash did it.
 

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I thought it was a fabric finger loop inside the skull? Or at least that's the way Kevin Clash did it.
In Kevin's interview with the Archive of American Television, he said there's a wooden bar that the eyes are connected to.
 
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