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Old 08-14-15, 12:18 PM
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Help remembering a kids show...

So today I watched the first episode of Square One TV for the first time in years. That show is amazing.

Anyway, it reminded me of a similar show (maybe it was even later episodes of Square One... but I doubt it). All I can remember about it is that the had a giant canvas, and every episode (I think...) they would draw on it, adding to the overall drawing. I want to say it was a white canvas, and they only used black sharpies, but I'm probably wrong about that.

Any ideas?
Old 08-14-15, 12:44 PM
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Re: Help remembering a kids show...

win, lose, or draw?

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hmm...maybe not
Old 08-14-15, 12:49 PM
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Nope. Wasn't a game show. More of a kids-focused edu-tainment kind of thing. The canvas that they drew on was 'permanent' and became more and more detailed as they added do it. At least, that's how I remember it.
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Re: Help remembering a kids show...

Is it some weird Canadian thing?
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Re: Help remembering a kids show...

probably. That doesn't make it any less real!!
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Re: Help remembering a kids show...

Secret City?

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Re: Help remembering a kids show...

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The canvas that they drew on was 'permanent' and became more and more detailed as they added do it. At least, that's how I remember it.
<iframe width="420" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/FX2AEfZpWT8" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

naaahhh, has to be Secret City. (Thanks for the nostalgia HN)
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Secret City?

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I think that's it! I'll have to find a few episodes, just to be sure, but that dude's definitely familiar.

Thanks!
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Re: Help remembering a kids show...

no prob! the mention of Square One motivated me. loved that show, especially Mathnet. "This story is a fib, but it's short"
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Oh man, I haven't thought of Square One in decades. Mathman, Oops, Mathnet...I loved that show. That and 3-2-1 Contact were common viewing for me.
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Re: Help remembering a kids show...

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I think that's it! I'll have to find a few episodes, just to be sure, but that dude's definitely familiar.

Thanks!
If I remember right he would say something like, "Draw, draw, draw, 15 or 20 minutes a day" at the end of the show too.
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Re: Help remembering a kids show...

I loved SquareOne and MathNet too. Probably the only reason I remember the Fibonacci sequence.
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Re: Help remembering a kids show...

Secret City! Holy shit!!
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Square One was great. Had Reg E. Cathey in it as well.
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^ that dude is legendary.

After watching three episodes of Square One TV today, I have to say that most of the skits are pretty weak, but the Mathnet stuff is fantastic. Seriously, I strongly recommend rewatching those, if nothing else. There's some hilarious humor in those scenes.
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Re: Help remembering a kids show...

Oh, wow. Mathnet. Thanks for reminding me of that one.

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