"Muppets Now" premieres on Disney+
The Muppets fifth series of all time debuted on Disney+. Make plans to watch one of the most anticipated shows of the year. New episodes premiere every Friday through September 4.
50 Years and Counting
Read our review and discuss with fans the highly anticipated
Sesame Street "50 Years and Counting" DVD set from Shout Factory featuring over five hours of beloved moments.
50 Years and Still Sunny!
Read fan reactions and let us know your thoughts on the all-new Sesame Street documentary "50 Years and Still Sunny!" hosted by Gloria Estefan.
The Dark Crystal: "Age of Resistance"
After a 36 year wait, return to the great conjunction. The Dark Crystal "Age of Resistance" is a mesmerizing and beautiful prequel series now on Netflix. Renew your essence today.
Music is Everywhere
Muppet Central Radio is now on TorontoCast, TuneIn, Apple, Amazon and Google. Listen to Muppet music 24/7 wherever you go with TuneIn and Apple apps and devices.
I freaking love Oswald! I'm someone who tends to have anxiety attacks and the show always helps calm me down whenever that happens. The combination of the nostalgic tone, adorable character designs, soothing voices, simplistic plots, and relaxing background music never fails to get me through stressful moments. Oddly enough, my two go-to things whenever I get too nervous are Oswald and certain Beatles songs (A Day In The Life for example).
I definitely remember watching Oobi as well. I haven't seen it in years but it's still something I have fond memories of, both of the actual show itself and all the many jokes my friends and I would make about the odd hand characters once we had gotten older and begun to realize how truly bizarre the premise of the entire series was. Middle finger jokes, gun pointing hand gesture jokes, how do they go to the bathroom jokes, you name it. The weird world Oobi and friends live in was a common target of lighthearted ridicule by my tween aged self.
I also vaguely recall 64 Zoo Lane. One of my best friends watched it but it never appealed to me for some reason. If I remember correctly, the characters looked somewhat cute but that's about all I know.
Well, I'm sure there's a reason why Oobi later went on to an inspire one of the most horrifying creepypastas ever written! The creepypasta take on it had a name that I almost feel uncomfortable saying because it's another word for women's private parts, you know, the one that also can refer to a certain blue footed species of bird (put a "B" before Oobi, that's as far as I'll describe the title).
But anyway, in the story there was a scene where one of the hands was trying to open up a bottle of ketchup and another hand showed up to try to help him but something went wrong (I forget exactly what happened) that caused the main hand to snap and brutally stab the other one with a real knife afterwards. The story made it out like that wasn't even fake and a cop character later confirmed it was an actual snuff film and everything!
So yeah, I highly doubt you were the only one that was creeped out by Oobi lol.
We are probably going to get a new cat next week! This is something we had been planning for a long time but wasn't able to do for months due to the pandemic. Thanks to the lack of feline companions, we've recently dealt with our most severe mouse infestation yet. We've found them everywhere. Inside the house, in our vehicles, and everywhere else you wouldn't want a mouse to be!
Because my dogs tend to have major issues with male cats, we have decided that whatever one we're getting will have to be female. If my parents are okay with it, I'm thinking about paying tribute to the SML cat that recently passed away and naming her Precious. But I have a feeling they won't like that name, it sounds a bit too Gollum-ish or something lol.
But yeah, after so long. I can't wait to finally get a cat again! I love the dogs very much but there's something special about cats to me. After months and months, it will be incredibly refreshing to hear the beautiful sound of a cat purring again.