Sounds Familiar

“I love you. You love me. We’re best friends like friends should be. With a great big hug and a kiss from me to you, won’t you say you love me too?” – BARNEY & FRIENDS song lyrics


Monday Montage

What’s happening, what’s on and what’s interesting this week …

Visit the world of Hale County, Alabama and get a richly detailed glimpse at life in America’s Black Belt. INDEPENDENT LENS presents the Academy Award-nominated HALE COUNTY THIS MORNING, THIS EVENING – tonight at 10 on UNC-TV.

The perennial kids’ favorite SESAME STREET turns fifty this year. Go behind the scenes of this groundbreaking program. Continue reading

Hey, It’s Photo Friday!

The holiday season is upon us and there’s no better evidence of this fact around these parts than this rather unusually-hued arboreal display in our Rootle division. Yep, it’s a Cookie Monster tree, complete with bulging eyeballs! I think I can guess what Cookie Monster would want to find wrapped beneath the tree.

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Please note: No Muppets were harmed making this tree.

Hey, It’s Photo Friday!

Looking through a cache of old photos I discovered a while back, I found a folder of publicity stills used to promote the children’s series LAMB CHOP’S PLAY-ALONG. The show, which ran for four seasons from 1992 to 1995, featured puppeteer Shari Lewis and her beloved creations – sassy Lamb Chop, shy Hush Puppy and goofball Charlie Horse. The program was designed to get kids up and moving and not simply be couch potatoes.

Here are a few photos PBS sent out to help sell the series…

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