The Oak Street Channel

24 07 2012

Winter of 2010/2011 was an exciting time for a couple kids near and dear to my heart.

An unexpected late charge for movie rentals had me asking Blockbuster ‘What all did we rent’, knowing of course that I hadn’t rented anything…. The question was answered with a receipt about twenty feet in length.

While mommy may have been too busy to give any much needed love to her children, she did manage to keep the kids entertained with the following (show times may have varied and repeat performances were guaranteed):

October 26

  • Curious George Takes A Vacation?
  • Unstable Fables-3 Pigs and a Baby
  • How to Train Your Dragon
  • Night at the Museum-Battle of the Smithsonian

October 29

  • Scooby Doo! Camp Scare?
  • X-Men Evolution
  • Playmobil-The Secret of Skull Island
  • Little Mermaid

November 5

  • Toy Story 3
  • Scooby’s All Stars?
  • Tom And Jerry Collection

November 19

  • Happily N’Ever After
  • Shorts-2009
  • Scooby Doo! Loch Ness Monster
  • Scooby Doo! Chill Out?

November 26

  • Ramona and Beezus
  • Cats & Dogs Revenge
  • Eloise-At the Plaza
  • Veggie Tales-Cuke and Duke

December 3

  • Veggie Tales-Snoodle’s Tale
  • Veggie Tales-Abe and The Amazing Promise
  • Casper’s Scare School
  • Curious Geoge Takes a Train?

(Bonus Today!  Fanta 20 Oz, Hot Tamales Theater Box, Snow Caps Theater Box and a box of Orville Popcorn – That’s mommy’s love at work!  No hugs or time together, but here’s a box of CANDY!)

December 10

  • Curious George-Sweet Dreams
  • Aliens in the Attic
  • Veggie Tales-Dave and the Giant Pickle
  • Veggie Tales-Josh and the Big Wall
  • Casper V1
  • Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper

(Extra movies tonight to celebrate dad’s birthday, and help you forget that you had a loving parent)

December 17

  • Free Willy-Escape from Pirates Cove
  • Spongebob-Whobob Whatpants
  • Casper-Casper & Wendy
  • Veggie Tales-Moe and the Big Exit
  • Tom & Jerry-Shiver Me Whiskers
  • Casper V1 (Again…  Actually, I’m sure all these got plenty of play)

December 31

  • Despicable Me
  • Spongebob-Home Sweet Pineapple
  • Baby Geniuses
  • Scooby Doo!-Pup Named Scooby

January 7

  • Thomas-Misty Island
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks
  • Legend of the Guardians
  • Eloise-Me Eloise and Little Miss Christmas
  • Snurks
  • Scooby Doo! Pup Named Scooby (Couldn’t get enough of this one)
  • Berenstain Bears-Fun Park

January 21

  • T&F-Splish Splash Splosh
  • Social Network (Wait!! Stop the presses!  We have an adult movie in the mix!  Mom came off her vicodin high just long enough to see if Zuckerberg was still single)
  • Spongebob-Christmas
  • Powerpuff Girls
  • Scooby Doo! Pup Named Scooby (Again?  Either clearly a favorite, or mom wasn’t off the vicodin long enough to notice the duplication)

January 28

  • Open Season 3
  • Alpha & Omega
  • Nanny McPhee Returns
  • Marmaduke
  • Antz
  • Barbie and the Diamond Castle
  • Barbie Mermadia
  • Barbie Princess and the Pauper
  • Barbie and the ____?
  • Fred Claus
  • Brave Little Toaster

January 31

  • Barbie-Fairytopia
  • Barbie in a Christmas Carol
  • Barbie-Swan Lake
  • Tarzan II
  • Dr Seuss-Wubbulous World

Sadly the receipt stops there – the Blockbuster was getting ready to shut down for good.  I’m not sure why I got the late fees for all these…  But it was all for a good cause.  After all, how could  my youngest possibly have developed ADHD without the help of these movies?

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