Anyone remember this? Or Electric Company? It helped me with math and education.
get yr adverbs here.
Definitively. I'm just a bill, We the people, Conjunction Junction, interjections, Three is a magic number, etc,
I loved BOTH of them.
I can still recite (sing) the preamble to the U.S. Constitution thanks to Schoolhouse Rock.
The original ZOOM.
You could send away for a card to learn the secret language of ubbi dubbi.
hu-bi fru-biends hu-bow ub-are yu-bou tu-bodu-bay
The Electric Company introduced me to Morgan Freeman as Easy Reader.
since it's off the air America is doomed
Say what now?
I'm just a bill, yes I'm only a bill and I'm sitting here on Capitol Hill.
[quote]I can still recite (sing) the preamble to the U.S. Constitution thanks to Schoolhouse Rock.
I learned recently that Lynn Ahrens (lyricsist to [i]Ragtime[/i], animated [i]Anastasia[/i]) wrote the "Preamble" ditty.
Mrs. Jones is a lady on Hudson St.
She sent her dog to bark at my brother and me
We gave her dog a big fat bone (belongs on the double-entendre thread) and now he barks at Mrs. Jones
A kids show with Oscar winner Rita Moreno and futuere Oscar winner Morgan Freeman - not bad.
My favorite: The Adventures of Letterman - narration by Joan Rivers with the voices of Gene Wilder as Letterman and Zero Mostel as The Spellbinder.
conjuncon junction what's your function....hookin up words and phrases and clauses
R28, INDEED! A young queen's first encounter with comedy GREATS!
I became a Morgan Freeman fan because of his "Easy Reader" character - even though I was an 8 year old female with a freckle face I was wanted to be that character for Halloween.
many schoolhouse rock songs were written by Broadway lyricist Lynn Aherns.
She is the voice of Janet!
Adjectives "WOW!" girl sounds like she just discovered her clit.
LOLOLOLOLOL get your adverbs here
He was a hairy bear, he was a scary bear!
Such a great memory. Saturday mornings at it's best...
It wasn't adjectives. It was In Ter Jec Tions!!!
r4 I think most of us of a certain age know the preamble because of that.
Those bits were so subversively great. They made you learn stuff and you didn't even realize it. The only one i didn't like was the guy who sang #5. He seemed a little creepy. Hanging around all those little kids. hmmm.
Joan Rivers narrated Letterman!
He was a hairy bear, he was a scary bear,
We beat a hssty retreat from his lair
then we unpacked our adjectives!
Of course being named Bill, "I'm Just a Bill" holds a special place in my heart.
I think Schoolhouse Rock was first and then came American Rock which was more history oriented.
"Mother Necessity, what do you need..."
"The great American melting pot..."
The original series was "Multiplication Rock." "Grammar Rock" followed soon after, then "America Rock" for the Bicentennial. Later, those series and the subsequent ones were all presented under the generic "Schoolhouse Rock" banner.