Monday, October 21, 2013

Saturday School: Computer Critters (1984)

In 1984, ABC introduced a new series of animated interstitals aimed at educating young viewers.

Unfortunately, only 4 Computer Critters shorts were produced. At the time, there was no such thing as the internet, as the information super-highway was in its infancy. Around this time, I was just getting used to using a computer, as part of a training course I was taking.

TimKangaroo uploaded the first episode of Computer Critters:



Today, it's still a teaching tool for beginners, but not much more. Rating: A.

2 comments:

magicdog said...

I'm surprised it's still considered a learning tool considering it's so outdated! I do remember these shorts and it's funny how they thought we'd become a paperless society. One short claimed we'd be copying recipes straight off the computer screen in the kitchen!

hobbyfan said...

Kind of ahead of its time, wasn't it?