Friday, July 6, 2007

Andy's Gang Clip

Video Find of the Day

Way back in March I was speaking of My Early Humor(s) and mentioned the sanguine, or bloody, humor (the hot moist one) represented by Andy's Gang. At the time, I could not find any adequate videos of Andy's Gang (AKA the Buster Brown Show) to inflict upon you. But that has all changed, as I have discovered video provider iraRona, who has provided the clip below along with hundreds of other oldies.

Please understand what this means to me. I watched this show when I was 5 years old. Television was new to me. I watched it as a horror film, with my hands over my face, peeking out between my fingers. I screamed every time I saw Midnight because it was supposed to be a toy, and therefore had no business being alive. I screamed every time I saw Froggy the Gremlin because I knew he was going to do something horrible to Andy. Then, I laughed and laughed, because Andy was so dumb.

These were my formative influences. This is why I am what I am. I don't show this to try to justify myself. I only want people to understand the root cause of my...

1 comment:

Tim Harris said...

"Plunk your magic twanger froggy!" Awesome.