The first seven or so years of my life my family did not have cable. The kids down the street had cable. I didn’t even understand what it was. When it came time to watch television, I sat in front of out K-Mart brand set for hours. I usually tuned into PBS to see if Big Bird had blown Snuffleupagus’ cover as an imaginary friend.
Now my son has Disney Channel and Nick and Cartoon network. I spend time with him viewing things like Sponge Bob and Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends. I cannot, no matter how much I plea with him, get him to watch Sesame Street. It’s probably for the best. That show has changed so much in the past twenty-five years I don’t even recognize it now. I decided to take a trip back in public television time. I longed to see what I could rustle up on YouTube as far as Sesame Shorts I could remember. (While wearing Rainbow Brite pajamas.)
Me and My M
Classic. The singer’s voice is somewhat disturbing when it gets low.
Without Sesame street no one would ever know how to count. Thank goodness for that klutzy baker.
Kid’s eating ice Cream
Does anyone else have that one weird thing they remember and cannot get it out of their heads decades later? My weird thing is the little boy pressing his friends nose and cranking his stomach in this video.
Harry the Horse
Clearly these were made prior to the War on Drugs.
Near and Far
Go do this in front of the mirror right now, just like you did when you were 4.
Teeny Little Super Guy
My favorite Sesame “sketch”.
I swear, my current boss is just like this guy.