In this post on popular blog, DADS GOOD « The Best of Daddy Bloggers », author Chris Illuminati vividly recalls finding out that Slim Goodbody would be coming to his school. Did Slim visit your elementary school back in the day?
« Cue flashback! It was 1984. One of my favorite TV shows at the time was The Slim Goodbody Show. Slim was this jeri-curled, nice guy with a full body suit that had the interior of the human body painted on it so kids could learn how the body worked….Anyway, there was just something awesome about Slim and his songs.
One afternoon, in the middle of a second grade lesson about whatever it is that people teach a second grader, the teacher announced there would be a special assembly the following week. Slim Goodbody would be coming to our school. What? What did she just say? I asked some classmates around me because I thought I was hallucinating.
No hallucinations. Slim was coming. I was a head case for the entire week. “Slim Goodbody is coming to MY SCHOOL” I’d tell anyone that would listen, which was pretty much all my friends at school, who already knew the news and didn’t seem as ecstatic. I didn’t care. I loved Slim and it would be the greatest school day ever… »
Chris – Thanks for the walk down memory lane! You can enjoy his full post here.