Thursday, August 21, 2008


Eleven years before I was born, children's TV looked (and sounded) like this. Though it is dated, quaint and decidedly low on technology and special effects - and scenes change very slowly in comparison with today' shows - my kids have decided they that they love Noggin the Nog! Several years ago we were bought a box-set of old Noggin videos, and the whimsical Tolkein-for-under-5s nature of it, kept a wry smile on my face for many hours. I never imagined though that Boris, Norris and Doris would not treat this as anything like a musuem-piece unworthy of their attention. Although they live in a world where baddies are blown to a zillion pieces with high-intensity lasers, they seemed equally delighted when Noggin's evil uncle (Nogbad the Bad) was banished from the Land of Nog for ever - and went to stay with his Granny in Finland.


doonhamer geordie said...

I love this!
They don't make them like this any more...!

Endlessly restless said...

It's hard to believe but Noggin even pre-dates me (or at least my television watching days)! Looks pretty cool though. And I love the King's pastoral concern for his people and their socks! Must be a sermon in there somewhere?

Lins Honeyman said...

Give me Button Moon anyday. Or Fingermouse! Or The Flumps! (I could go on...) ;-)