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After watching the Cramp Twins on TV I believed that swamp people were real. I thought that they lived in swamp houses and I also believed that there were really small people like Tony. I wonder why I haven't seen any yet...
I watch Scooby Doo on TV. When I was about 6 I thought Fred's(Fred Jones) name was Bread. Dont ask why cuz I have no idea why!
When I was a kid, I loved the Flintstones, and I asked my mom if we could break the glass on the TV so they could come over and play with me.
When I was a kid I used to believe that cartoons were people dressed up in special costumes.
My Husband and I both tried this as kids:
There was a cartoon/movie on years ago called "Dot and the Red Kangaroo". At one part, Dot shows the Red Kanagroo how to dig up water to survive or something (I forget the plot). She did this by on clean swipe on the soil with her claws and then the water appeared. Well, we both tried the same thing upon seeing the show. He gave up after a while, but I dug down at least two feet only to find NO WATER and that my parents house was built on a rubbish dump!
I thought that Casper the ghost was real
I argued with my mother once that the Mighty Mouse cartoon was indeed in color, and I was positive! She said it couldn't be color on a Black & white TV. Who do you think was right?
When I was young, I was really gullable (I still am!!!), and I was also a fan of the japanese cartoon Pokemon. There was a big tree in our schoolyard, and I believed that if I pulled on all of the branches at once a gate to the world of Pokemon would open. It never worked, because (or so I thought) not enough people would help me pull the branches. I only managed three at the same time. :(
I was convinced that He-Man would hold his sword aloft and shout 'I ... AM ... A FLOWER!'
It had to be explained to me that he was saying 'I have the power!' No I don't have a hearing problem.
I used to believe that carebears are not just fantasy and we are able reach them by crossing over the rainbow.
evrynw and den i will pray for rain, insearch for the end of the rainbow. but the fact is, i never found it!
I must have been about three at the time - I can remember quite clearly being very worried about Popeye. He was constantly being beaten to a pulp by Bluto and the spinach was always just almost out of his reach. I spent a lot of time fretting that one day he wouldn't be able to reach that spinach and Bluto would finally finish him off!
My seven year old brother still thinks to this day that the cartoon "Rocko's Modern Life" is called "Rocko's Brother Died"
Whenever I watched Tom & Jerry cartoons when I was a kid, I always thought it was amazing how they did all these strange things like squash themselves flat or stretch. One thing I always thought was funny was when a cartoon character was inflated like a balloon, and I used to think that this was possible in real life.
I always wanted to find out, so I would do things like inflate a balloon and then inhale it all to make my belly swell up, and I once tried to use a bicycle tyre pump to fill me with air. I even asked my cousin to take the tube of a snorkel and blow air into it into me to try and blow me up.
I eventually stopped doing this (thankfully) when I not only realised it was impossible, but it wasn't very healthy for me to do this sort of thing. Heh, I wish I hadn't realised it sooner though, to save myself the embarrasment.
I use to think that pictures has spy camera behind it. so I afraide to change clothes in front of pictures.
when i was 6, i watched pinnoccio. i was fascinated with the idea of jimminy cricket as his conscience. i though that every time i was bad, a cricket would come up to me and tell me i had been naughty. i was terrified at this idea, so any time i did something wrong, i would hide out in the house, for fear that the crickets would come and get me.
One of my best friends always believed that the reason Dopey didn't talk was because he was bald. That's what here Mom told her. When we met, and I told her that according to Happy," I don't know, I guess he never tried!" She was devastated. She actually cried!
When I was younger, I was obsessed with Darkwing Duck. I'd dress up in my best clothes I had, and make my mom drive me around my neighborhood looking for the wedding that Darkwing had arranged (for us).
Whenever we came near a realtor sign, I was convinced that it was actually a wedding sign for us. Sadly, this resulted in many upsetting drives around my neighborhood.
I used to think that cartoons were people who painted themselves up and went on set. I remeber asking my mom how they get all the paint on them and such. Oh...good times.
I used to believe that the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles really DID exist, and I'd spend hours squatting next to manhole covers and storm drains calling them "Michelangelo! Donatello!" and waiting for them to come out and play with me.
When I was little, I absolutely loved Alladin the Disney movie (although the Saturday series were kinda cheesy)I had a crush on the character, and had the Aladin bed set, the mercandise, the partgy gear, and the beach mat. If If got picked on in school, I told everyone that Aladin was gonna kick their ass! Anyways, I wanted to meet Alladin in person, and when I found out I was going to Disney World, I knew what character I was going to see first. I did feel guilty because my motives were part selfish. I was gonna bribe Aladin into giving me Jafar's lamp so he can grant my every wish.
So when I was in Disney Land, my dad told me that Aladin was coming my way. As I ran up to him and Jasmin, I was very dissappointed. The Aladin I loved was short, his costume looked like it was from the dollar store compared to it's movie counterpart, and he was UGLY!! He even looked scary. This was not my dream man, and I cried at the top of my lungs right in front of everybody and called the confused Aladin a wanna-be phoney, and that he could keep his stupid lamp. I refused to leave Disney World until I saw the real Aladin. In fact, all of the characters in the park looked fake. My dad still laughs about it to this day.