OLD Stuff: Birthday Bonanza!

As you will know by now, we are 10 years old this year. To put us in the right party mood, our Vintage Queen, Saskia Ericson, has uncovered the best birthday party scenes from classic TV shows. Enjoy!

Batfink and Karate. Unhappy Birthday, 1966. When Hugo A-Go-Go gave Batfink a birthday cake with a stick of dynamite instead of a candle. Watch it here.   

Batfink and Karate. Unhappy Birthday, 1966. When Hugo A-Go-Go gave Batfink a birthday cake with a stick of dynamite instead of a candle. Watch it here

 

The Flintstones. Pebbles Birthday Party, 1964. When Fred mixed up the party planning – the dancing girls ended up at Pebble’s party and the clown went to the Water Buffalo Lodge! Watch it here. 

The Flintstones. Pebbles Birthday Party, 1964When Fred mixed up the party planning – the dancing girls ended up at Pebble’s party and the clown went to the Water Buffalo Lodge! Watch it here

Cheburashka, 1971. When Gena the Crocodile sang the Russian Birthday Song and Cheburashka gave him a special present. Watch it here.   

Cheburashka, 1971When Gena the Crocodile sang the Russian Birthday Song and Cheburashka gave him a special present. Watch it here

 

Alf. For your eyes only, 1986. When Alf decorated a cake with toothpaste and put Play-doh in the pâté. Watch it here.   

Alf. For your eyes only, 1986. When Alf decorated a cake with toothpaste and put Play-doh in the pâté. Watch it here

 

Gumby. The lost Birthday present, 1988. When Pokey and Prickle gave Gumby a piano for his birthday and the Blockheads tried to steal it. Watch it here.   

Gumby. The lost Birthday present, 1988. When Pokey and Prickle gave Gumby a piano for his birthday and the Blockheads tried to steal it. Watch it here

 

Sesame Street. Bert’s Birthday, 2003. When Bert wanted peace and quiet on his birthday to read his book (The History of Oatmeal) and Ernie organised a noisy surprise party for him with a tap-dancing elephant. Watch it here.   

Sesame Street. Bert’s Birthday, 2003. When Bert wanted peace and quiet on his birthday to read his book (The History of Oatmeal) and Ernie organised a noisy surprise party for him with a tap-dancing elephant. Watch it here

 

Mr. Men and Little Miss. An Invitation for Mr. Messy, 1995. When Mr Messy was invited to Miss Scatterbrain’s party and made everything filthy. Watch it here

By Saskia Ericson.