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Beginning Responsibility: A Lunchroom Goes Bananas

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There are a few certainties in life: death, taxes, and that we will never stop finding shorts from the multi-decade Beginning Responsibility series made by Coronet.

A Lunchroom Goes Bananas is from their 70s era, which usually means lots of confused kids with shaggy haircuts and some kind of disturbing puppetry. And this one doesn’t disappoint!

It’s got claymation food that goes on strike, student investigative reporters, and a boy with an unexplained rat on his shoulder. What it doesn’t have is a clear point or reason for existing, another classic hallmark of any good Beginning Responsibility short.

Learn some lessons from a talking eggplant, get yourself a steaming bowl of banana soup, and join Mike, Kevin and Bill in the cafeteria for Beginning Responsibility: A Lunchroom Goes Bananas!


Written by: Mike Nelson, Bill Corbett, Conor Lastowka, and Sean Thomason

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Release date

March 24, 2020


12 minutes