Thursday, August 23, 2007

YO! GABBA GABBA

All I can say about this show is , "Oh my dear Lord." What have we become? Seriously. My kids and I have been seeing commercials for this mysterious show on Nick Jr. for the past month. My girls were captivated by the ads from the get go. So much so that they would rewind the DVR over and over again so they could sing "Party in my tummy" one more time. It just started airing this week and already my girls are hooked. Heck, I'm hooked. This is, hands down, the most insane, freakazoid, creative, entertaining, crack-inspired kids show I have ever seen in my life. Anything else you've ever seen? Forget it. Teletubbies? Mere child's play compared to this show. Banana Splits? More like Banana Splats. I haven't quite yet figured out what the heck this show is supposed to be about. It's basically a tribute to all things pop culture packaged in electric neon candy-coated colors and hip hop music stuffed in a half hour segment. It's sort of what I would imagine to resemble a kid's version of Hell. And yes, that is Biz Markie in the ad. Today's episode featured Hector Jimenez, or "Esqueleto", from Nacho Libre. I'm completely not kidding about any of this. Do yourself a favor and watch this show. You'll thank me (or quite possibly hate me) for it later.

7 comments:

Tony said...

Very scary and amazingly freaky!

Wes W. said...

Yo Gabba Gabba is HUGE at our house! " There's a party in my tummy, so yummy, so yummy!" Robin was singing that today in the car. I love it. I mean Dora the Explorer is LAME compared to this. This makes Little Bear and Franklin look like total nerds (which they are ...at least Little Bear.)

Erin

Wes W. said...

so yummy so yummy

DJ Lance rules.


The Real Wes W.

Wes W. said...

Also, I agree with my wife statement about Little Bear. Not only is he a nerd, he's a Canadian nerd, which is entirely separate nerd class.

Angela said...

Agree 100% about Little Bear and Franklin. It's like watching geriatric cartoons for kids. I feel as if time slows down to a grinding halt. It's the best thing to watch if you can't go to sleep, I've found!

Lisa said...

After watching this I can only say that I am so glad my kids are grown and
FRAGGLE ROCK RULES!!!!

Amy said...

Okay...."Do the puppet dance" and "snack snack snackie snack snack" had Elijah hooked. Once Brendan found out that Frodo was involved, he just had to look, but only for a moment, then he had to shield his eyes and look away.
When did they start writing kids' shows while tripping on LSD????
I hate this show with a white hot hate, but I sit and watch it while it's on....Zeke can't stop dancing and Elijah thinks the monsters are really that small. He so doesn't want Brendan to know that he loves it, so he always says that he is putting it on for Zeke. MmmHmm. Anyway---Sesame Street will always rule in my book. And as for the SLOWER kids shows, maybe no one has laid back kids anymore. Brendan loved them all....Little Bear, Mr. Rogers, Arthur, you name it, he adored them. Sesame Street was his favorite though. He actually learned stuff----Gabba Gabba just teaches kids what it will be like should they decide to drop acid when they are older!!