Sunday, June 15, 2008

Good Memories From Sesame Street

Courtney and Marty are off to Gram and Papa's house. Have fun guys!!! On the way to the airport today somehow we started singing Sesame Street's "The Ladybug's Picnic." (for some reason...) That brought to mind an image of another song but couldn't remember the tune. Knew there was a phrase about artichokes and "that's one of our little jokes...ha, ha, ha." We remembered the characters were green dodo birds or alligators or something like that. Then remembered the alligator was a different song. Also remembered something about collard greens that were getting washed. Thanks to YouTube I found it all and thanks to Blogger I'm posting them here...Ladybug Picnic, Ten Tiny Turtles on the Telephone (ohhhh...they were turtles!), and The Alligator King -- a very fitting Father's Day song. I'll probably keep posting Sesame Street skits because they're so fun and brings back so many memories! (Given that I was only allowed to watch PBS, they're essentially my only TV memories. Although who remembers Electric Company and 3-2-1 Contact?!)

Unbelievable that I just found this!


Jen said...

Talk about deja vu! I loved the alligator king! And I triple loved The Electric Company! (And I completely forgot that Morgan Freeman and Rita Moreno were on that show)

And last but not least, who didn't wait with great anticipation for the bloodhound gang on 3-2-1 Contact?

Courtney said...

Oh! Turtles! I am so happy that you figured that out! I remember all of those! :D

Camille said...

I do remember the Electric Company--loved it!
And the alligator king is one of my ultra favs.

courtney said...

except the electric company. what is that?

We're Wingin It said...

Sooo funny! That Ladybug picnic has been in my mind ever since I saw this. But what about the girl that sits on that big rocking chair and talks about her sandwich? She was a little kooky. I'd love to see that one again.