“It’s the plumber! I’ve come to fix the sink!” – Plumber (talking to a parrot) in a classic animated bit on the original The Electric Company
“Oh, look. It’s Mr. Noodle’s brother, Mr. Noodle.” – Elmo (Kevin Clash), Sesame Street
What color was Oscar the Grouch in the first season of Sesame Street? Continue reading
“Whenever there’s trouble, we’re there on the double” was the motto of what group of teen detectives seen on the PBS educational show 3-2-1 Contact? Continue reading
If you grew up on PBS, you’ve no doubt watched many hours of fantastic educational television and been entertained by some incredible folks you probably didn’t realize, at the time, were teaching you some very cool and important stuff.
One of the programs I probably haven’t mentioned much yet I remember fondly was 3-2-1 Contact. Did you watch it? Do you ever think back on the lessons you learned from it? One person does and wrote a lovely article in The Atlantic about it.