1995 (Canadian?) kids' show name
March 8, 2012 9:12 PM   Subscribe

I'm trying to remember the name of a children's TV show broadcast on (I think) YTV around 1995, I think it was in the slot after Camp Cariboo. It was probably Canadian, and it had a mailbox puppet that said "YOOOOOOU BET!" when asked if there was any mail, and one of the men on the show used to dress up like a bee, which I remember terrifying me as a child. It may have been broadcast on TVO, but I'm fairly certain it was YTV.

When I try to describe it to people my age who grew up in Ontario, they ask me if I mean Camp Cariboo, but no, it was a different show, but I think it came on right after. The set as I remember it was plain, mostly just stark white backgrounds, not like Camp Cariboo which was set in a cabin/outside. It was "sketch" style, I don't think there was any storyline.
posted by kansakwens to Media & Arts (6 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
circle square? was there a grandma and a dancing record and wooden spoon?
posted by andreapandrea at 9:19 PM on March 8, 2012

Best answer: Take Part! is that the mailbox puppet?
posted by andreapandrea at 9:22 PM on March 8, 2012 [1 favorite]

Best answer: Take Part! Best. Show. Ever!

"Recycle cycle, comin' round the bend..."

*sigh* A show ahead of its time.
posted by Dorinda at 9:33 PM on March 8, 2012 [1 favorite]

Response by poster: Take Part! Thank you!
posted by kansakwens at 11:23 PM on March 8, 2012

andreapandrea, when I was little I had the biggest irrational hatred on for that stupid record with its stupid spoon. Still don't know why.
posted by synecdoche at 4:17 AM on March 9, 2012

Gosh it's amazing how that flooded back.
Crazy Mr. Twister is crazy you see! One day he's a cowboy, the next he's a bee...

Was it Size Small that had the record and spoon? Given the picture on that Wikipedia page, it must have been, and I remember that show, but not the record.
posted by PercussivePaul at 3:03 PM on March 9, 2012

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