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As of this afternoon, I now own, when the final volume arrives in the mail, the entire He-man and the Masters of the Universe series on DVD, all bought off eBay. Now that it's complete, I'll probably cool it with the buying for awhile until money comes in more regularly. (I'm going to damn sure try anyway...)

Like the toy store chain Child World, this series was a link to my childhood and my grandmother whom I have a few other fond memories of. (Two of my readers understand exactly what I'm referring to.) The three of us would sit on the floor in front of the TV at our grandmother's and watch the show. (I had to watch the show there as I didn't have cable at the time and this was before there was an independent channel in Maine, later to become Fox then WB and now The CW, to show this stuff but I digress...)

Watching the series now, I am reminded just how good cartoons were back in the day. They had action but they also had a moral lesson that is seriously lacking in today's garbage. Yes, shows such as Justice League, the He-man remake and The Batman have the plot quality but still not the moral. What do kids learn from My Gym Partner's A Monkey and Ed, Edd and Eddie? I'm guessing how to cause mischief Bugs Bunny did much better 60 years ago but I, admittedly, could be wrong...


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