WHY SPROUT'S "LAZY TOWN" IS A CRIME AGAINST HUMANITY
My kids call it "the weird show," and yet they cannot resist the siren's song.
- •Uncanny valley muppetsThe 600 series had rubber skin. We spotted them easy. But they were effective because Skynet's propaganda program had lulled most of us into a false sense of security. By the time we became adults, we thought those abominations just wanted to play soccer and eat fruit.
- •Replaceable actressesCall me a starry-eyed idealist, but maybe children's programming shouldn't be teaching girls the life lesson that after they stop being cute they will be discarded and never relevant again.
- •Male Camel toePersonally, I don't think male moose knuckle is ever appropriate. To each his or her own, I guess. But can we all agree that ninja slipper of any flavor should be tucked in when children are around?
- •If you play any of the music backwards, I'm pretty sure the devil starts talking to you
- •This... Does Paul Ruebens know that they did this to him?
- •There's only two possible origin stories for Sportacus:Either he was severely beaten by jocks in high school and has been juicing and plotting revenge ever since, or he was a jock, and severely beat all the nerdy kids.