June 7, 2011

All this talk about “Weinergate” made me think about Weinerville, which was probably my favorite TV show when I was in third grade. To YouTube!

Initial thoughts: 1. Wow, I’d forgotten so much about this show! 2. Wow, this has not aged well at all! But it’s still sorta charming, because I always find puppets charming (even if they’re freakish human/puppet hybrids), and it has a humble “gee whiz gang, let’s put on a show!” vibe going for it. I can’t imagine a puppet show ever making it onto today’s Nickelodeon, now that every kids show is about teenagers who sing