This classic episode originally aired on October 25, 2012.
This episode finds the Cold Slither Podcast crew looking back at the many shows offered on PBS from back in the day up through today. Sure, Big Bird was put in the spotlight during the recent Presidential debates, but no one can doubt the impact that PBS’s programming had on most of us who came up through the last few decades.
From Sesame Street & The Electric Company to Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood to 3-2-1 Contact, Reading Rainbow, Ghost Writer and everything in between, listen as we go back through the shows sponsored by Viewers Like You.
(also, listen in for a special musical appearance by a surprise guest!)
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Discussed this episode:
- Mitt Romney wants to fire Big Bird + backlash
- Favorite PBS shows
- Sesame Street – can Siri find it on Apple Maps?
- Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood – what was Trolley really saying?
- The Electric Company – Heyyyy, You Guys!!, Easy Reader, Crank & Spider-Man
- The Great Space Coaster
- “And knowing is half the battle!” – The Top 3 GI Joe PSA’s
- Bill Nye, The Science Guy
- Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? let’s ask Siri
- 3-2-1 Contact: SCIENCE + The Bloodhound Gang
- Square One TV: MathNet, Math-Man
- Ghostwriter – not just for hip hop lyrics anymore
- Reading Rainbow – dopest PBS theme song ever?
- Plus: Shouts out to Slim Goodbody, High Feather, Degrassi Jr. High, Cosmos, NOVA, Lamb Chop’s Play Along, The Joy of Painting (Bob Ross)
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In this week’s Sharkticon Pit… slutty Sesame Street costumes! Is nothing sacred??
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