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The Big Yellow Fellow

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Timmy had Lassie. Calvin had Hobbes. Jackie, the little boy in this short, has… an actual school bus.

That’s right, The Big Yellow Fellow is all about the love between a boy and his bus. And you thought YOUR childhood was lonely! The bus, which is a sentient being that can smile but cannot speak, creepily follows Jackie home from school. But instead of offering him candy to go for a ride like in so many other educational shorts of the past, the bus just wants to be his friend. This is disturbing to Jackie’s parents, who inexplicably act like characters in a failed 60s sitcom.

Then they get inside the bus to teach Jackie about bus safety. They also drive the bus, which had previously driven itself, opening deep philosophical questions about whether the bus has free will. It’s plenty weird, but none of that will prepare you for the third act twist. We’ll just tease it with this phrase “Professor Popper’s Pedigreed Pekingese Puppies.”

To find out more, join Mike, Kevin and Bill for a ride on The Big Yellow Fellow!

Digital Video file formats

Legacy devices (50.54 MB)
Low (84.92 MB)
Medium (154.56 MB)
High (TV) (250.08 MB)

Digital HD Video file formats

Legacy devices (50.54 MB)
Low (84.92 MB)
Medium (154.56 MB)
High (TV) (250.08 MB)
HD Low (157.1 MB)
HD Medium (249.88 MB)
HD High (1.39 GB)

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