Breakdancing is one of the unlikely activities in this 1984 Charlie Brown episode, topping 10 Zen Monkeys’ list of the lamest Charlie Brown cartoons ever. In a bizarre mix of bad genres, Snoopy dons his Loverboy outfit and heads to the disco.
It’s hard to know what to say about the following child talent, except that talent is a stretch. Still, I love his energy. I love his enthusiasm for dancing, and for emphatic pointing. I believe he really is the Candy Man. I also believe that I have watched this video, like, 15 timesand I need to stop.
Jerome Murat is a French mime artist with more than a whiff of the Cirque du Soleil. His act is pretty impressivec’est magnifique, as the French would say. But it doesn’t speak well of my patience when, 10 seconds into the following clip, I was all, Come awwn, Frenchy, do something!
Hey, everybody’s a critic. Enjoy this hysterical early Mel Brooks short (directed by TV veteran Ernest Pintoff), The Critic, in which Brooks plays an old Russian man mouthing off during an artsy animated film. It must be some symbolism. I think it’s symbolic of junk.