History WesternAnimation / SchoolhouseRock

30th Apr '16 3:41:30 AM cesario
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* "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3uqa1mT1XX0 Conjunction Junction]]" (Grammar Rock, Sheldon) - What's your function? A kindly railroad freight conductor explains conjunctions (ie. "and", "but", "or") in terms of 'hookin' up cars and makin' 'em run right', in possibly the most insanely catchy children's song of all time. Notable for the number of cover versions by big name jazz artists (both Harry Connick Jr. and Doctor John have covered it, to name two). Also gave the name to Rachel Maddow's Debunktion Junction segments, and was once parodied on ''Series/{{MADtv}}'' as "Dysfunction Junction", about the dangers of overprescribing ADHD medication. In 2013, the real railroad Norfolk Southern [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OL_V_y2zYR4 made a commercial with an updated tempo of the iconic song.]]

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* "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3uqa1mT1XX0 Conjunction Junction]]" (Grammar Rock, Sheldon) - What's your function? A kindly railroad freight conductor explains conjunctions (ie. "and", "but", "or") in terms of 'hookin' up cars and makin' 'em run right', in possibly the most insanely catchy children's song of all time. Notable for the number of cover versions by big name jazz artists (both Harry Connick Jr. and Doctor John have covered it, to name two). Also gave the name to Rachel Maddow's Debunktion Junction segments, and was once parodied on ''Series/{{MADtv}}'' as "Dysfunction Junction", about the dangers of overprescribing ADHD medication. In 2013, the real railroad Norfolk Southern [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OL_V_y2zYR4 com/watch?v=WI8pNnmDzdE made a commercial with an updated tempo of the iconic song.]]
18th Mar '16 5:58:13 PM Shoebox
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Besides the educational content, the series won accolades for the consistently high quality of the songs - besides Dorough and Ahrens, performers included genre legends Jack Sheldon, Blossom Dearie, Essra Mohawk and Grady Tate - and the overall cleverness of the lyrics and animation. Taking cues from ''Series/SesameStreet'' and other contemporary educational programming, ''Schoolhouse Rock'' avoided the blandness and conformity plaguing of most animated show at the time and presented a hip, inclusive, fast-paced and funny (often [[DeadpanSnarker downright snarky]]) attitude to learning.

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Besides the educational content, the series won accolades for the consistently high quality of the songs - besides Dorough and Ahrens, performers included genre legends Jack Sheldon, Blossom Dearie, Essra Mohawk and Grady Tate - and the overall cleverness of the lyrics and animation. Taking cues from ''Series/SesameStreet'' and other contemporary educational programming, ''Schoolhouse Rock'' avoided the blandness and conformity plaguing of most animated show shows at the time and presented a hip, inclusive, fast-paced and funny (often [[DeadpanSnarker downright snarky]]) attitude to learning.
18th Mar '16 3:34:15 PM TalonsofIceandFire
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Besides the educational content, the series won accolades for the consistently high quality of the songs - besides Dorough and Ahrens, performers included genre legends Jack Sheldon, Blossom Dearie, Essra Mohawk and Grady Tate - and the overall cleverness of the lyrics and animation. Taking cues from ''Series/SesameStreet'' and other contemporary educational programming, ''Schoolhouse Rock'' avoided the blandness and [[TheComplainerIsAlwaysWrong conformism]] plaguing of most animated show at the time and presented a hip, inclusive, fast-paced and funny (often [[DeadpanSnarker downright snarky]]) attitude to learning.

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Besides the educational content, the series won accolades for the consistently high quality of the songs - besides Dorough and Ahrens, performers included genre legends Jack Sheldon, Blossom Dearie, Essra Mohawk and Grady Tate - and the overall cleverness of the lyrics and animation. Taking cues from ''Series/SesameStreet'' and other contemporary educational programming, ''Schoolhouse Rock'' avoided the blandness and [[TheComplainerIsAlwaysWrong conformism]] conformity plaguing of most animated show at the time and presented a hip, inclusive, fast-paced and funny (often [[DeadpanSnarker downright snarky]]) attitude to learning.
18th Mar '16 3:29:50 PM TalonsofIceandFire
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Besides the educational content, the series won accolades for the consistently high quality of the songs - besides Dorough and Ahrens, performers included genre legends Jack Sheldon, Blossom Dearie, Essra Mohawk and Grady Tate - and the overall cleverness of the lyrics and animation. Taking cues from ''Series/SesameStreet'' and other contemporary educational programming, ''Schoolhouse Rock'' avoided the blandness plaguing of most animated show at the time and presented a hip, inclusive, fast-paced and funny (often [[DeadpanSnarker downright snarky]]) attitude to learning.

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Besides the educational content, the series won accolades for the consistently high quality of the songs - besides Dorough and Ahrens, performers included genre legends Jack Sheldon, Blossom Dearie, Essra Mohawk and Grady Tate - and the overall cleverness of the lyrics and animation. Taking cues from ''Series/SesameStreet'' and other contemporary educational programming, ''Schoolhouse Rock'' avoided the blandness and [[TheComplainerIsAlwaysWrong conformism]] plaguing of most animated show at the time and presented a hip, inclusive, fast-paced and funny (often [[DeadpanSnarker downright snarky]]) attitude to learning.
18th Mar '16 3:28:56 PM TalonsofIceandFire
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Besides the educational content, the series won accolades for the consistently high quality of the songs - besides Dorough and Ahrens, performers included genre legends Jack Sheldon, Blossom Dearie, Essra Mohawk and Grady Tate - and the overall cleverness of the lyrics and animation. Taking cues from ''Series/SesameStreet'' and other contemporary educational programming, ''Schoolhouse Rock'' avoided sentimentality and presented a hip, inclusive, fast-paced and funny (often [[DeadpanSnarker downright snarky]]) attitude to learning.

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Besides the educational content, the series won accolades for the consistently high quality of the songs - besides Dorough and Ahrens, performers included genre legends Jack Sheldon, Blossom Dearie, Essra Mohawk and Grady Tate - and the overall cleverness of the lyrics and animation. Taking cues from ''Series/SesameStreet'' and other contemporary educational programming, ''Schoolhouse Rock'' avoided sentimentality the blandness plaguing of most animated show at the time and presented a hip, inclusive, fast-paced and funny (often [[DeadpanSnarker downright snarky]]) attitude to learning.
29th Jan '16 12:03:06 AM Adept
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* StarfishAliens: Little Twelvetoes is human-shaped, but he can pop his head off and stretch out his body at will, and said body appears to have pieces that either [[RaymanianLimbs are invisible]] or ''missing completely'' (yet not harming him by their absence). This is probably why that short is so often labeled NightmareFuel.

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* StarfishAliens: Little Twelvetoes is human-shaped, but he can pop his head off and stretch out his body at will, and said body appears to have pieces that either [[RaymanianLimbs [[FloatingLimbs are invisible]] or ''missing completely'' (yet not harming him by their absence). This is probably why that short is so often labeled NightmareFuel.
29th Jan '16 12:00:02 AM Adept
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* FloatingLimbs: Little Twelvetoes takes the concept to extremes. Empty space is apparently a key part of his biology (and his NiceHat), and also his head, hands, and feet are held on like with magnets (i.e. pretty easy to remove and stick on somewhere else) instead of like with flesh and blood.



* RaymanianLimbs: Little Twelvetoes takes the concept to extremes. Empty space is apparently a key part of his biology (and his NiceHat), and also his head, hands, and feet are held on like with magnets (i.e. pretty easy to remove and stick on somewhere else) instead of like with flesh and blood.
16th Jan '16 1:29:43 AM Anddrix
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* AlternativeNumberSystem: The song "Hey Little Twelvetoes" is about a friendly alien with six digits on each hand and foot, who uses base 12 and as such has an easy time multiplying by twelves. It only aired a couple of times, [[ViewersAreMorons because they thought the duodecimal system would be too complex for kids]].

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* AlternativeNumberSystem: The song "Hey Little Twelvetoes" is about a friendly alien with six digits on each hand and foot, who uses base 12 and as such has an easy time multiplying by twelves. It only aired a couple of times, [[ViewersAreMorons because they thought the duodecimal system would be too complex for kids]].kids.
24th Dec '15 4:36:09 PM Shoebox
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Besides the educational content, the series won accolades for the consistently high quality of the songs - besides Dorough and Ahrens, performers included Jack Sheldon, Blossom Dearie, Essra Mohawk and Grady Tate - and the overall cleverness of the lyrics and animation. Taking cues from ''Series/SesameStreet'' and other contemporary educational programming, ''Schoolhouse Rock'' avoided sentimentality and presented a hip, inclusive, fast-paced and funny (often [[DeadpanSnarker downright snarky]]) attitude to learning.

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Besides the educational content, the series won accolades for the consistently high quality of the songs - besides Dorough and Ahrens, performers included genre legends Jack Sheldon, Blossom Dearie, Essra Mohawk and Grady Tate - and the overall cleverness of the lyrics and animation. Taking cues from ''Series/SesameStreet'' and other contemporary educational programming, ''Schoolhouse Rock'' avoided sentimentality and presented a hip, inclusive, fast-paced and funny (often [[DeadpanSnarker downright snarky]]) attitude to learning.
6th Aug '15 12:47:01 PM Mikeyfan93
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* ArtifactTitle: Despite being called Schoolhouse ''Rock'', there aren't many songs that can be classified as rock music.
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