26 Outrageous Truths About Children's Television

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In the latest mental_floss video, John Green gives us the lowdown on children’s TV. I well recall the panic over the seizure-inducing Pokemon show. I couldn’t stand Barney the dinosaur, but I did not know how far some other haters would go to demonize the dino. And then there are many shows included here that I am not at all familiar with, but you may be. Learn something new about the shows you grew up with!

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The first time I heard the Bob the Builder theme song, it sounds distinctly like they were singing, "So F***ing Busy." Makes sense...
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Okay - so this shows just how much we've watched Blue's Clues at our house (we have a 4 and 2 year old), but I'm pretty sure that's a picture of Joe, who replaced Steve in later episodes.
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I'm waiting for Mental Floss to go meta. Like a video called "18 Outrageous Truths about Mental Floss." John Green exposes the secrets of the Mental Floss media empire.
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