Hey Pandas, Tell Us Something You Learned Or Do Now Because Of A Childhood TV Show (Closed)
I grew up on Disney, Nickelodeon, and PBS. Now, there are tons of things that I’ve learned because of the various shows I've seen on these particular channels.
For example, here's a random fact: Did you know that pineapples can float? I learned that in first grade from a show called Fetch: with Ruff Ruffman! I also make spaghetti tacos on a monthly basis because of iCarly!
Therefore, I'd like to ask you Pandas to share your experiences when it comes to our favorite childhood TV shows.
I learned that if you run off a cliff, you will keep running in midair if you don't realize you're running off it.
A lot! In France we had a TV cartoon show called Voici la vie (Here's life). This amazing cartoon explained very easily how the body works. So I know how a vaccine works, how a teeth infection can bring you to death in some case.... Best.TV..Show.Ever....
I know it sounds super cheesy, but I learned to never give up and to believe in my inner strength from Sailor Moon.
I wasn't a child when it started but Mythbusters taught me a lot. Like how to escape a sinking car, what terminal velocity and that you might be able to fly to space on a big water heater. I am an engineer today because of the show.
Thanks to Schoolhouse Rock, I learned about the legislative process and how a Bill makes its way to Capital Hill, along with other useful things like grammar: "Conjunction Junction...what's your function?" and science and math.
I learned what touche meant and how mood swings worked from My Little Pony. I also started learning how to draw by trying to copy the characters movements and making comics because I couldn't make animations ^^
I used to believe that mouses were highly dangerous creatures and you should never mess with them from Tom and Jerry...
I learned that 12 year olds are allowed to have girl/boyfriends.
Thanks, Gumball and Darwin!
I learned that you can start singing a dancing randomly and everyone will join in
i learned how to act and copy movement from MHA. i know it sounds weird but if I like a scene from the show I will watch it over and over till I memorized it and then I will copy the movement and the words that are being said. I now cosplay and I love to act. I can even make myself cry on command now. sometimes my friends ask me to just act like a certain character and I will just change my mood and actions to match the character. I can do Deku and Bakugon pretty well.
I learned how to crack my knuckles by bending my fingers backward from one scene in Curious George. Now I bend my fingers like that constantly. I also found out I was double jointed in the fingers that way.
I learned from a recent show that me and my little sister watched, the one and only... She-ra and the princess of power... (the new version on Netflix). So I learned,
that im so freaking gay and catra was my idol. PERIODT.
I learned how to memorize all the bones in my body from dancing to the bone dance! :)
I interpreted this to mean shows you watched in childhood, not necessarily children's shows. That being said, I learned from Marcus Welby, M.D. (about a kindly old doctor) that if you were bleeding internally then your stomach/abdomen would be rigid like a board. Later, when I was 19 and married, I had an ectopic pregnancy that ruptured. It didn't hurt too much at first but when I realized my abdomen was literally hard as a board, I went to the emergency room. Marcus Welby, M.D. saved my life.
i think it's the concept of justice i saw in all the cartoon i watch when i was a kid. When i saw injustice it just makes me mad
Not sure it counts as it wasn't a children's show and I was 17 at the time, but I saw a documentary on the (then) new theory of birds having evolved from dinosaurs. I decided I wanted to be a palaeontologist, and about 5 years later I had a degree in Palaeontology. I then moved on to other things, though. Sometimes I regret it, especially not going into Paleoart. But then again, I could paint dinosaurs all day if I wanted and I don't, so...
I learned the barely useful French term, 'omelette du fromage!'
Thank you, Dexter's Laboratory!
Going to date myself here, but Gen X will get it. I learned the elbow trick from Bernadette on ZOOM. :)
learned from Spongebob: In Russia it is illegal to lick doorknobs.
I learned that, 2D GIRLS CAN BE PRETTY EFFING HOT AND THAT I AM GAY
I learned alot about femininity and masculinity, feelings, LGBTQ+, friendship and love from steven universe. That show prompted me to ask questions that give me a full understanding of it now. It even taught me to accept myself. I watched steven universe when it first came out and honestly I was very scared of all of those things before I watched it. So, it REALLY helped me become who I am today. Another show is Adventure Time. I just loved that one lol.
I wash my hands lmao
I learned that being single happens to everyone lmao
The villains are always someone you know. Scooby Doo
Due to Jojo, I pose randomly, and have learned the limits of human anatomy, so that’s cool. Oh, and it also taught me how to do cool hairstyles. I really enjoy wearing josuke’s and Trish’s hairstyles.
I learned about animals from Zoboomafoo (who remembers that show lol?). Specifically, I learned about anacondas and, well, lemurs. I think there was also an episode about kangaroos which FASCINATED me. I thought it was awesome that they could carry their babies in a pouch. I would pretend to be a kangaroo for years afterwards.
From The Time Tunnel: I always remembered the episode about the Titanic. It was the first time I had heard of the shipwreck.
I learned a line of the Cheers theme song from Adventure Time. I remember once my parents brought up Cheers for some reason, and I responded by singing the line. I felt so proud that I had learned about a classic sitcom from way before my time from a cartoon my parents hated.
I, like many generations, learned about manipulation. Whaaaaat?!?!? Don’t believe me? Example: Duck season, rabbit season, rabbit season, duck season FIRE!
In the Tom and Jerry episode “Mouse for Sale” Jerry takes some festers from a feather duster and dances with them like feather fans, burlesque style. So I bought some feather fans and took burlesque dance classes to learn how to do that dance.
I learned that cartoon characters have magical teleportation powers
I learned from wild kratts that platypuses have a sixth sense!
I learned that no matter how grievous the injury, in the next scene, you'll be completely fine :D
That main characters will ALWAYS be dumb and stupid, while they’re side kick is correct (but ignored). Sooooo... be the side kick who demands attention by the main character and you’ll get ahead in life!!! ;)
Well, put cheese on a mouse trap for it to work...perhaps nuts work better, just saying.
Around 80% of all knowledge of animals came from David Attenborough’s many documentaries, Wild Kratts and Octonauts.
I learned that no one can give you your honor. It is something you earn yourself by choosing to do what's right.
I also now do a lot of meditating and dragon dancing. It soothes the soul.
The villain is always someone you know. -Scooby Doo
I learned to be myself love my skin fight for what's right and respect everyone
fRieNdsHiP iS maGiC
I learned that even though you are underwater you can still make fire. (Spongebob)
I have a life long love of astro-physics thanks to Carl Sagan's Cosmos and Nova. I'm just an amateur but looking at the stars with wonder and curiosity has been a salve on many a dark and lonely night.
I learned how to parallel
park from an old educational Goofy cartoon
I learned from impractical jokers, no one will question you if your confident. Lol
I learnt that eating spinach is best muscle gainer. I still eat it whenever i have chance, but preparing the dish is no A B C.
When I was 10, I watched shoot'em up and realized Money makes the world go round, If you have fire and bullets, you can fix bullets between your fingers and shoot em up. AND you can kill people by carrots.
I watched Dora when I was little. So sometimes I'll just remember the spanish word for like bush or something. My friends think Im nuts. Also whenever someone says backpack. I have, HAVE to say 'backpack backpack!!' in a childish voice, and then I run off laughing. As well as every monkey I see is 'boots'
Thanks to Schoolhouse Rock, I couldn't recite the Preamble to the Constitution in middle school without singing it. Still can't.
I thought if you get crushed by something, you will look like a 2D person (since you body will be flat like a pancake)...
Thanks a lot Tom and Jerry
"Believe It!" -Naruto Uzumaki o-o
I didn’t learn anything, I would act like the characters! 😂
Play the flute, after I watched a person play the flute on Sesame Street.
I watched Sesame Street. When my husband is upset about the pigeon poo anywhere, I remind him that bert loves pigeons and so do I because of that show. Plus it makes great fertilizer for my calla lillies!!
The villain is always someone you know. -Scooby Doo
i learnt how to waste my time
that super mario tv show taught me that if you overeat you grow wings and turn into a chicken. AOSTH taught me that you hang in midair for a few seconds after running off of a cliff.
I learned from "Tom & Jerry" that cats are jerks to mice and mice like causing cats pain
Infinity train taught me how to escape from a bad situation
From watching road runner I have learned that explosives can not blow you up.
i learned that older siblings are snitches from phineus and ferb
i relied if you run off a cliff and dont look down you wont fall >XD