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Videos: Another look at my childhood

They say, if you see any one thing enough times it becomes completely ingrained. The younger you are, the more it is permanently bonded to the brain.

These are the intros to a lot of the programming I watched as a kid. How many do you remember?

No.. the list is only the tip of the avalanche.. But I'd love to hear what I missed.

Here is my video list for the day:
First my underwriters (PBS Intro)

Educational:
Zoom
Sesame Street
Mister Rogers
Electric Company
Great Space Coaster

Kids Faire:
The Bugaloos
H.R. Puffinstuff
Bullwinkle
Woody Woodpecker
New Zoo Review
Mr. Magoo
Hong Kong Phooey
Simon in the land of chalk drawings
Fat Albert
Dynomutt
Banana Splits
Kroft Supershow, 1976 Closer.

Sci Fi:
Gemini Man
Logan's Run
Buck Rogers
6 Million Dollar Man
Space 1999
Classic Doctor Who
The Incredible Hulk

Early Anime:
Battle of the planets
Astroboy
Star Blazers
Speed Racer
Tranzor Z

Prime Time:
Happy Days
Laverne & Shirley
Bosom Buddies
Greatest American Hero
Battlestar Galactica
Fantasy Island
Love Boat
Three's Company

SuperHeroes
Captain Caveman
Spider Man
Challenge of the Superfriends
Shazam
Herculoids
He Man

Action:
Avengers
Get Smart
Tomorrow People
The Prisoner (End Credits)

And a bonus:
When mean football players put on a sweater, pick up a guitar and sing.


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Timing is everything.

"Hey kids! What time is it?" "IT'S HOWDY DOODY TIME!"

"A fiery horse with the speed of light, a cloud of dust, and a hearty Hi-Yo Silver! The Lone Ranger rides again!"

"Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird It's a plane! "It's...SUPERMAN!"

You will be happy to know..

My kids own a copy of Battle of the Planets on DVD. They've watched some of the old Hulk movies. My kid is in love with Spiderman and Superman (and likes to watch everything from the early 90's cartoons.. to the stuff of today.) They've watched the new Zoom on tv and enjoyed it...

And Sesame Street was a staple for them when they were younger.

Also, did you hear that Sesame street is getting a new puppet! It's pretty cool.

Oh yes.. and the kids have taken to watching the "Classic" Dr Who episodes and various movies that are out... and I have a feeling we are going to have to search for the entire thing from start to finish for them at some point. Yes, my kids are geeks.

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