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Archive for TV

All Aboard “The Choo Choo Bob Show”

In reviewing children’s shows, I often chance upon two types:  First, there are the wonderful, niche productions aimed at a specific audience with specific goals. Then, there are the broader, mainstream-aimed shows that are just waiting for their national breakthrough.  The Choo Choo Bob Show falls in to the later category. Based out of Saint […]

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Grab the Kids & Take a Trip Down to ‘Goon Holler’

If you kvell over the artistic sensibilities and pop-art style of Yo Gabbba Gabba and its animated segments, then it is time to take a trip to Goon Holler.  While we have written about this property in the past, all has been quiet out of the ‘Holler,’ until now. “The Goon Holler Guidebook” was written […]

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A Very Kid-Friendly Halloween

It’s the season of the witch, and we have been playing our Halloween music and watching our Halloween films since mid-September.  We have already rolled out our yearly music playlist, and are ready to follow up with some more ways to get your kid-friendly scares on this Halloween. Listen To: “The Grand Scream of Things” […]

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TV Shows Your Kids Aren’t Watching (But Should Be)

Let’s take a scheduled break from Good Luck Charlie, SpongeBob SquarePants and Kick Buttowski to take a look at some shows that are often over-looked. Below, I present four  shows that you should consider sharing with your kids, why they aren’t watching them yet and how you can find them. Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman Why Your Kids Should […]

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Ameba Console Provides Kid-Safe Set-Top Box

“Daddy, can we watch the white box?”  This has become a commonplace expression around these parts since the intro of the Ameba. The Ameba system is new kid-centric set-top box, where parents pay a subscription fee to access kids’ programming.  Programs are selected at the official Ameba site and then sent directly to the bright […]

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