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10 Responses to “The world's oldest known educational film strip”

  1. Jake Boone says:

    That’s no film strip.  That’s just a film.

  2. Christopher says:

    Just think: we advanced from that to being able to blow up the moon.

  3. Ito Kagehisa says:

    That was utterly fabulous, but I suspect too far subtle for many viewers.

  4. That was the role Brian Posehn was born to play.

  5. plyx says:

    Greatest sketch comedy show ever. You can get all 4 seasons on amazon for around $35. It’s strange though because I bought the same set 2 years ago from amazon for around $20. I guess the show’s popularity has grown lately.

  6. steve849 says:

    It’s not a filmstrip. Look at Wikipedia. 

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