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Category: Television

Ah, Mr. Rogers and Captain Kangaroo, the Muppets and the Teletubbies. Where would modern American childhood be without these programs and many others? The past 50 years brought us a golden age of television for children and young people and our stories tried to cover the energy and originality of these programs.

Edward Gorey

That music, from one of PBS’s longest-running and most popular series, “Mystery,” is accompanied by highly stylized drawings of fainting Edwardian dowagers and ingenues and their languid beaus, barely escaping the peculiar accidents occurring around them at their haunted garden party.