One sunny morning, Sam-I-Am asks the grouchy narrator named "Joey Knox" to eat a breakfast food called "green eggs and ham". Joey tells him that he does not like that food at all by saying, "I do not like them, Sam-I-Am. I do not like green eggs and ham." Joey continues repeating this as Sam-I-am repeatedly follows him. While Joey is followed by Sam-I-am, Sam continues to ask Joey if he would eat that food in and on eight different locations (house, box, car, tree, train, dark, rain, and boat) and with Sam's three different animals (mouse, fox and goat) in which Joey still refuses by saying, "I do not like them here or there. I do not like them anywhere". After getting put over the edge about it, Joey finally chooses to give them a try in pleading that if Sam-I-Am will "let him be"; he will try them. And that afternoon, when he takes his first bite of the dish, he is surprised to find that he does like them after all, and he says he will eat them in all the places Sam-I-Am just asked about. The story has ended with Joey becoming good friends with Sam by saying, "I do so like green eggs and ham. Thank you! Thank you, Sam-I-Am!".
- Not-I-Am the Green Bird (running gag)
- A mouse
- A fox
- Bob The Engineer
- Brown Barbaloot
- Seymour's Mom & Dad
- A goat
- A boat captain
- Would Too Giraffe
- Would Not Giraffe
- Fat Fish
Food Coloring from the Food Coloring Matching GameEdit
- Red Pickles
- Orange Cherry Pie
- Yellow Lamb Chops and Mint Sauce
- Green Eggs and Ham
- Turquoise Pizza Pie
- Blue Bread and Peanut Butter
- Purple Pancakes
- Pink Fried Chicken and Peas
- Brown Strawberries
- Black Carrots and Rice
- Gray Banana Ice Cream Sundae
- White Hamburgers
- Golden Lobsters
- Red Polkadotted White Marshmallows
- Red and Blue Striped Hot Dogs
- Rainbow Colored Bagels
- Black and White Checkered Waffles
- Food Coloring Game in a House
- Word Game in a Box
- Rhyming Game in a Sky
Rhyming and Mice Game Edit
- goat (boat/float/coat)
- train (rain/chain/brain)
- tree (knee/three/bee)
- car (jar/tar/star)
- fox (box/ox)
- mouse (blouse/house)
- ham (yam/jam/Sam)
- Like Ruff's Bone and Arthur's Computer Adventure, this game's credit sequence features concept art instead of the usual kind, but it does borrow music from some of the credits animations: the wizard, the artists, and the brass band. If this game's credits did have these credits characters on-screen, this game would have used the same kind of credits animations like "Sheila Rae, the Brave" and "The Berenstain Bears in the Dark".
- This is the first Living Books in which the second page is used in the Living Books Samplers instead of the first page, as the first page has no text on it at all.
- This Second Version doesn't have always the Demo from "Dr. Seuss's Preschool" and "Kindergarten Reading Disc II".
- On the Living Books logo variant: the book gets hit by a plate.
- When Sam grabs Joey's ear, Joey gets irritated at Sam's annoyance that he shouts at him to go away and leave him alone as a favor to him.
(The mouse and the fox play a card game called "Go Fish".)
Mouse: Got any... "11's"?
Fox: (Looks at his cards.) Nope, go fish.
(Fish pops up.)
Fox: Hey, you win.
Sam I Am: Do you want them for a snack?
Joey: Pack up your eggs and take them back!
Sam I Am: Do you want them now... (Takes out pocket-watch to show him "later" so he could have it later if he wanted.) ...or later?
Joey: Sam, I am a green eggs hater!
(The fork lifts upwards and it hits the eggs with the ham right into Joey's eyes.)
Joey: (takes the eggs off his eyes.) Ewww! YUCK! (sticks them back on the plate.)
Sam I Am: Would you if I sang... (sings) a SONG?!?
Joey: Not if you sang it all day long!
Joey: [takes off Sam's hat] Will you get this through your brain? Never, ever on a train!
Sam I Am: How about in candle lights?
Joey: Get those eggs out of my sight!
Sam I Am: Would you like them for a snack?
Joey: Pack up your eggs and take them back!
Joey: I would NOT eat them in the sky. Not even if green eggs could fly!
Fox: Would you try them if we stop?
(Sam stops the car in front of a Stop sign)
Joey: I would not try them if we stop.
Fox: Would you try them if we go?
Joey: Positively no, no... (the car starts moving again) NO!
(Sam grabs Joey's ear)
Joey: Sam I Am, as a favor to me - GO AWAY AND LET ME BE!
Joey: I do NOT like your food today! So take your eggs and go away!
Sam I Am: Peanut butter's great in blue. I've spread it on blue bread for you.
Joey: I do not want blue bread today. Take that stuff and go away.
Mouse: Would you eat them with some cheese? Would you, would you, would you, please?
Joey: I would not eat them with some cheese. Not if you begged on bended knees.
(mouse eats cheese)
Sam I Am: Hot dogs striped in red and blue! I have made them just for you!
Joey: All that I can say is "Yikes!" Hot dogs must not come in stripes!
Sam I Am: Would you eat them cold or warm? Would you eat them in a storm?
(Suddenly, there is a loud clap of thunder and a flash of lightning. Joey jumps out)
Joey: I would NOT eat them wet or dry. I would NOT, and I'll tell you why: I do not like green eggs and ham. I do not like them, Sam I am.
Sam I Am: Try them! They are so delicious. Eggs and ham are quite nutritious.
Joey: Sam! Will you please go away? You've asked me 20 times today!
Sam I Am: Rainbow-colored bagels! Yum! Won't you let me serve you some?
Joey: Not with cream cheese or alone. I'd rather eat a dry dog bone.
Sam I Am: Would you eat them on my hat?
Joey: I would NOT, could NOT; that is that.
(Joey pushes Sam away)
Would Not Giraffe: Well, but I eat green eggs and ham.
Would Too Giraffe: Nah. You eat anything.
Would Not Giraffe: Would not!
Would Too Giraffe: Would too!
Would Not Giraffe: Would not!
Would Too Giraffe: Would too!
Would Not: Would not!
Would Not Giraffe: WOULD TOO!
Sam I Am: Have some turquoise pizza pie! It is something you should try.
Joey: Turquoise pizza pie? What a trick! That is sure to makes me sick.
Joey: I would NOT eat them with a goat. Not if it wore a rubber float!
Joey: I would NOT eat them with a goat. Not if it wore a coat!
Joey: I would NOT, could NOT with a goat. Not if it rowed a boat!
Joey: I would NOT, could NOT on a train. I will not eat them in the rain!
Joey: I will NOT eat them on a train. Not if you tied it with a chain!
Joey: I will NOT eat them on a train. Why can't you get that from your brain?!
Joey: I do NOT like them in a tree. Not if you begged on bended knee!
Joey: I would NOT, could NOT in tree. Now go before I count to three!
Joey: I would NOT eat them in a tree. I would NOT eat them with a bee!
Joey: I will NOT eat them in a car. Not if you put them in a jar!
Joey: I would NOT, could NOT in a car. Not if you wished upon a star!
Joey: I will NOT eat them in a car. Not if the car is stuck in a tar!
Joey: I do NOT like them with a fox. Not if you put them in a box!
Joey: I will NOT eat them with a fox. I will not eat them with an ox!
Joey: I will NOT eat them with a mouse. I will not eat them in a house!
Joey: I do NOT like them with a mouse. Not if he wore a blouse!
Joey: I do NOT like green eggs and ham! Not smothered with raspberry jam!
Joey: I do NOT like green eggs and ham! Not even with a candied yam!
Joey: I do NOT like green eggs and ham! I do NOT like them, Sam-I-am!
Sam I Am: Do you think you will take a bite? Will we have to wait all night?
Sam I Am: Pink fried chicken with pink peas. Want a plateful? Just say please!
Joey: No pink chicken! No pink peas! Pink food always makes me sneeze.
Seymour: How much longer? Are we there?
(Seymour bounces up and down)
Seymour's Mom: Seymour, please. Sit in your chair.
Seymour: (points to the car on top of the train) Why is there a car up there?
(Seymour climbs out of the window to reach up to the car)
Seymour's Mom: (brings Seymour back down to his seat) Hush! It's not polite to stare.
Sam I Am: Purple pancakes taste so great. Let me pile them on your plate.
Joey: Put those pancakes in a stack. Turn around, and take them back.
Sam I Am: Orange cherry pie is nice. Like to try it? Have a slice!
Joey: That's not something I would try. I won't eat orange cherry pie.
Sam I Am: Bright red pickles from a jar. Look at what a treat they are!
Joey: That's a treat that I would dread. I won't eat pickles if they're red.
Sam I Am: Golden lobsters on a plate. This is something you can't hate.
Joey: Lobsters come in red, I'm told. I won't eat lobsters if they're gold.
Sam I Am: Have some hamburgers in white. They're easier to see at night.
Joey: Not at night, or in the day. Take those hamburgers away!
Sam I Am: Some black carrots might be nice, with a bowl of nice black rice.
Joey: No black carrots or black rice! I am not going to tell you twice!
Sam I Am: How about green eggs and ham?
Joey: I will not eat them, Sam I Am.
Sam I Am: Marshmallows in polka-dots! Have a couple! I have lots!
Joey: I don't care if you have many. I don't want to dine on any!
Sam I Am: Waffles checked in white and black. Please don't make me take them back.
Joey: You will not get me to try it. Yeah, anyway, I'm on a diet.
Sam I Am: I'm glad you liked my eggs and ham.
Joey: Thank you, thank you, Sam I Am.
Joey: I do not like green eggs and ham...! [Yells through megaphone] I-DO-NOT-LIKE-THEM, SAM-I- AM!
Sam I Am: Just try my eggs, and you will see. They taste quite good, Besides, they're free.
Sam I Am: Brown strawberries in a dish. They're as sweet as you could wish.
Joey: I will not eat my strawberries brown, so take those strawberries back to town.
Sam I Am: Have some yellow lamb chops now, served with yellow mint sauce. Wow!
Joey: Yellow lamb chops? I say "No"! Take those lamb chops and go!
Sam I Am: Sundaes made with gray ice-cream, and gray bananas are a dream.
Joey: Gray bananas? I declare! On gray ice cream? I wouldn't dare!
Joey: I would not eat them in a stew, a casserole or barbecue! Not with a fox or kangaroo! So, Sam-I-Am, I hope you're through.
Joey: Thank you for letting me try something new.
So in return, here's something new for you.
(Joey makes a dish of blue roasted turkey)
Sam I Am: Something blue? Something blue. That is something new!
Joey: Try it. You like it. I've made it for you.
(In the "The End" screen.) Joey: Well, that's the end of our story. Say goodbye, Sam.
Sam I Am: (Waving to the camera) Bye-bye.
Joey: Good-bye. (to Sam) Say, why don't we go and get something to eat?
Sam I Am: I know just the place.
Joey: [Walks along with Sam] You know, Sam, this could be the beginning of our beautiful friendship.
[The words "The End" appear on the sunset]