The cartoon show from the early 60's, was part of the Rocky and Bullwinkle Show, known as Peabody's Improbable History. I think I knew it more as Mr. Peabody and the WayBack Machine. Reading through the Wikipedia page , I realized my memories where a tad off, but I was quite young when I watched those shows! Mr. Peabody created the WABAC time machine as a way to teach his young friend, Sherman, about history. I definitely didn't know it was called WABAC, which was a take-off on early computer acronyms such as UNIVAC and ENIAC. I thought it was Wayback, but now as an adult, I can certainly understand the pun that would have gone over my head at the time.
Here's a picture of Mr.Peabody and Sherman as they enter the WABAC machine. Does it stir any memories?
While reading up on this topic today, I learned there is a new Dream Works animated movie coming out in the spring of 2014, Mr.Peabody and Sherman . I guess that isn't surprising as Hollywood seems to love remakes!
At any rate, I took the WABAC machine to August of 2007 to bring you this shot of Jimmy on Day One with us.(Wilson's picture yesterday was his Day One as well!) Even at that young age, his intensity shows through!
|Oh, Mister Peabody!!|