It's hard for me to believe it hit the airwaves only a year before I was born, considering how iconic it seemed when I was a kid. It's quality children's programming, unlike so much of the garbage that's out there, as is evidenced by the fact that my sister, seven years younger than I, watched it as a kid too, but also by the fact that it's still around, 40 years later. And it's still fresh!
It's so fresh that Will.I.Am, of the Black Eyed Peas, appeared on the show. Look:
And be sure to take the message to heart. It's a good one for big kids as well as little ones.