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Could Between the Lions ever come back?

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Same here. I was the only kid in my Kindergarten class who knew how to read, and it was all thanks to this show.
Late response but this reminded me of how my teacher in kindergarten would always put in a Between the Lions VHS tape for us to watch after recess ended. It was on one of those TVs that were attached to the corner of the ceiling.
 

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Uh oh, bad news.
The archive.org upload of the full series is gone. Luckily, the same user uploaded the episodes to YouTube, but who knows how long they’ll stay there…
 

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I mean, once it's on the internet, it's pretty much there forever. If people really want to keep these shows then they need to do their part with saving them.
 

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21 pages and nobody has mentioned Sam Spud. Must be a new record.

He honestly sounds like Harvey Birdman. Has Michael K Frith ever confirmed he was Sam? It could be Gary Cole. Sam's voice does have some traces of the announcer at the beginning. And in the eel one, when he's going "Precious? Precious!!" he sounds eerily similar to Scott Finnell.

I told you about Sam Sawada in a different thread. But yeah mang, I basically stole the character and made him a human. NO ONE WILL EVER KNOW!!
 

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I had another weird dream. You know that the Bumble's job of placing the star on top of the tree is only at the end of the calendar year, and he actually wanted a job that could last him the majority of the year, so the library that Between the Lions takes place in has given the Bumble a job-he can hand patrons books from the top shelf if you're not tall enough to reach the top shelf without a ladder.
 

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Jim Henson got a stamp. I don’t remember how long ago it was, or how much stamps were worth, but I have an unused book I’ll never part with.
Not everybody gets their own stamp.
In music, maybe Elvis and the Beatles.
Or someone huge like Frank Sinatra or Nat King Cole.
I think Big Bird got a stamp, but even that took thirty years.
The Jim Henson stamp was only available in 2005. You are exactly correct that it was Sesame Street's 30th year when Big Bird was put on a stamp to honor Sesame Street as part of the 1999 Celebrate the Century: 1970s sheet.
 

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Need I remind everyone that some individuals have literally contemplated suicide over Sesame Street not releasing every episode in their library (and that was before the AAPB deal).
If that's a true story, I hope the medical people these individuals had to be with helped them to keep going, and even if the AAPB deal never happened, it wouldn't have been the end of the world.
 
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