Pop Culture Affidavit Episode 126: This is PBS

From Big Bird to Antiques Roadshow, PBS has programming that is part of our lives from beginning to end. As a longtime viewer, I have a lot of memories and favorite shows and in this episode, I spend time going through them, looking as far back as my preschool days and moving all the way up to the present.

You can listen here:

Apple Podcasts:  Pop Culture Affidavit

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After the jump, you can check out clips that I shared or discussed in this episode:

I opened with the early 1980s version of the PBS logo, but this is a 10-minute video of all of the PBS logos from its very early days:

Episode 11 of The Ben Stiller Show that features a PBS pledge break sketch:

The theme to Sesame Street:

“Me Lost Me Cookie at the Disco”:


The opening to Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood:

I didn’t include this in the show, but mentioned it … it’s Fred Rodgers’ acceptance speech for a Lifetime Achievement Emmy:

The “I Can Remember” (“… and a stick of butter”) sketch:

The Sign Song:

The Sesame Street pinball animation:

The opening to 3-2-1 Contact:

Another one I mentioned but did not include … the 3-2-1 Contact segment featuring KISS:

The intro to The Bloodhound Gang:

The opening to Square One Television:

The “Tesselations” song:

A bonus round and end credits to Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?:

And finally, the theme to The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross:

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