I was just sitting here trying to think of something, anything to post about when I remembered, "Sweet merciful heavens, it's PBS Monday."
The first clip is from the Electric Company. I like this clip for two reasons. First, I really dig the little song. Second, I enjoy this clip because it would never run on current children's television. Girls are no longer allowed to be competitive with one another, especially about physical appearance. Current psychology would suggest that cartoons like this lead directly to eating disorders. I agree, there is something a little twisted about this clip....but I still like it. My mother raised me to have an iota of self esteem, so I am able to watch this clip AND refrain from purposefully throwing up my dinner. You, on the other hand, might want to be careful. Don't watch this dangerous clip if you have ever felt sad or unattractive. :)
I really wanted to show you a clip from the days of Sesame Street when Big Bird was the only one who could see Snuffy. As a child I always thought it was very funny when Snuffy disappeared just as the adults were showing up. Snuffy became "real" in the mid-eighties when it was decided that he was teaching that adults wouldn't believe kids if they talked about being sexually abused. I have searched high and low on YouTube, but the old days of Snuffleupagus have been eradicated from the public record.
Instead of Snuffy here is a cranky goat.