Strange, delightful and not just kid-friendly but kid-centric marks these 10 best "Yo Gabba Gabba" episodes. Delivering positive messages with the most quirky of companions and characters this show can put a smiles on anyone's face. Relive those childhood nostalgic memories when you learned more from television than marketing with these shows:
"Superhero". Devo and Mos Def in one show is like getting everything your eyes and ears wanted all in one package. Superheroes amaze children and entertain adults in many mediums and both can share their love in this episode. A perfect show makes this the number one contender.
"Art". The miracle of expression through art is tackled here. Andy Samberg has a great connection with the kids in this episode. The exploration of colors and the sets make this a visual treat to be enjoyed by young and old.
"Doctor". Kids need to learn about encounters they'll have outside their comfort zone like the hospital. Sickness can be scary to both kids and adults and with Anthony Bourdain playing the doctor in this kid's show then you know it's a great "Yo Gabba Gabba" episode. Plus it's worth it just to see him play nice for the kids while never losing any of his personality.
"Mystery". Ah the power of the brain at work. Kids and adventure mix together and what better adventure is there than a mystery. Ladytron offers a song which coaches without preaching about how to solve problems by not rushing through to an answer.
"Sleep". Few things can compare to how strange sleep is. Our hemisphere shuts down for a while with a majority of people lying still for eight hours. So anytime a show can help with pajama techniques then you know it's got to be a thrilling "Yo Gabba Gabba" episode.
"Bugs". Even if a child can't have a pet they will still encounter numerous bugs along the way as they grow. Tiny little surprises that pop up in both strange and common places give kids their first taste of biology and science. Throw in a song by Weezer and the kids should be head over heels for this "Yo Gabba Gabba" episode.
"Circus". Weird Al as the ringmaster makes any show perfect for kids and children. A dancey dance where Sarah Silverman's version of miming is actually something that can be tolerated is the perfect lesson in a "Yo Gabba Gabba" episode. This episode finger-paints amusement all over the soul.
"Happy". Dealing with emotions and what happy means to various people marks this as a terrific "Yo Gabba Gabba" episode. It might even make you go out and buy a kite for the first time since you rode the bus to school. Embrace the positive and go out and be happy.
"Differences". A great song about differences not being scary makes a needed "Yo Gabba Gabba" episode. Taking the fear out of the unknown is an important part of life particularly when you're a kid. A touching song by I'm From Barcelona is icing on this cake.
"Teeth". Teeth are important for so many things and getting the kids on board early is a big step towards their health. Making it fun and interesting can be a chore but with this "Yo Gabba Gabba" episode everyone chimes in to help the kids understand about their dental hygiene.