If you're of a certain age, you may have fond memories of those years back in the 1990s when Pokémon was released in America in card game form and promptly confused adults everywhere. And let's be honest here: That stuff is confusing, especially if you grew up in the kind of nightmarish hellworld that predated 1996, when nobody knew what a Bulbasaur was. Dark times indeed, my friends.
If, however, you were a Cool Parent Of The '90s and you wanted to learn a little more, there was help, in the form of a VHS tape called Pokémon School, which has now been uncovered by the archivists at Everything Is Terrible. Check out a highlight reel below, along with a few other Pokémon-themed videos from the EIT archives!
Everything is Terrible distills the madness that was the televised 1975 musical It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Superman! The result feels oddly similar to many of today's Youtube-distributed fan films, save for slightly higher production values, retro '70s fashions, and a manic-depressive display of emotions from a Man of Steel who likes to sing into a mirror about his insecurities...
As much as we here at ComicsAlliance are still typing through a haze of eggnog, Christmas is over and it's time once again to box up our Yuletide content until next December. But before you shuffle off like Charlie Brown through a snowstorm, we're going to take one more day to stave off that inevitable post-holiday comedown by sharing five of our favorite pieces of Christmas content that we didn't have time to talk about before the big day...
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