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kidsongs

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Has anybody seen this?
« on: June 16, 2013, 03:51:51 AM »
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ic4mEc_6JQ8 

I support Mister Rogers.  He is a wonderful person.  Something doesn't seem right when he smiles and sings Where is Tall Man?  Do you guys agree?  What is your thoughts on this clip?

DanielTiger

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Re: Has anybody seen this?
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2013, 11:06:21 AM »
I remember my grandfather, a very good man himself, sticking up his middle finger while talking about how it had gotten injured.  It was hard not to laugh. 

itsyouilike

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Re: Has anybody seen this?
« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2013, 05:03:53 PM »
It makes me laugh.

kidsongs

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Re: Has anybody seen this?
« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2013, 05:49:00 PM »
It makes me laugh.

I guess I am such a Purist I don't fin hinting to kids that something is bad funny.

itsyouilike

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Re: Has anybody seen this?
« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2013, 05:52:12 PM »
I only find it funny because it didn't mean anything bad in context. :)

kidsongs

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Re: Has anybody seen this?
« Reply #5 on: June 16, 2013, 05:52:49 PM »
I only find it funny because it didn't mean anything bad in context. :)

Ok I see.

DanielTiger

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Re: Has anybody seen this?
« Reply #6 on: June 16, 2013, 07:55:12 PM »
Not having lived in 1968, I could be wrong about this, but my sense is that context may have meant more back then.  Since he obviously didn't mean it that way, it was considered OK.

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Re: Has anybody seen this?
« Reply #7 on: June 16, 2013, 08:19:16 PM »
I clearly remember showing the episode this clip came from to some of my friends one very early morning on YouTube and they one at a time blew up in laughter because i had (admittingly delibrately) paused it on this scene! lol

This is the only reason why they like the episode.

kidsongs

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Re: Has anybody seen this?
« Reply #8 on: June 17, 2013, 02:57:16 AM »
They should le him for the kind person he was not for putting up the finger

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Re: Has anybody seen this?
« Reply #9 on: June 20, 2013, 11:18:46 AM »
For some reason, it bugs me whenever people read between the lines when it comes to something totally innocent and make it into something it isn't, such as this clip.
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Re: Has anybody seen this?
« Reply #10 on: June 20, 2013, 01:26:33 PM »
That is Beavis and Butthead mentality.  Sometime, like in this instance, you can't help but to laugh.   Throughout more modern history, comedians and such use soundbites to put Fred's words and actions WAY out of context.  As in everything in life, this form of comedy is not for everyone.