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== History ==
 
== History ==
The show was a rip-off of Sesame Street featuring doll-headed puppets teaching lessons such as letters, colors and numbers. TV Tropes describes the series "as straight to video and straight from hell" The shows most recent mentioning was by Blameitonjorge on his Top 20 Unintentionally Disturbing Kid's Shows From Around The World.
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The show was a clone of Sesame Street featuring doll-headed puppets teaching lessons such as letters, colors and numbers. The show's most recent mentioning was by Blameitonjorge on his Top 20 Unintentionally Disturbing Kid's Shows From Around The World.
  
 
Because of the shows rarity, only a few clips currently exist on the internet including the opening sequence. The show was produced by Mark V Productions. It is unknown if full episodes exist.   
 
Because of the shows rarity, only a few clips currently exist on the internet including the opening sequence. The show was produced by Mark V Productions. It is unknown if full episodes exist.   
  
Some known information involves some of the sketches. Ernie loves the letter M and sings a song describing it with words that begin with M. He has a voice that could make ears bleed and the song is poorly written. There is also Manyard who sings about being blue (because he used drugs at one point... But a four year old wouldent know that...) to teach other meanings of the word blue.
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Some known information involves some of the sketches. Ernie loves the letter M and sings a song describing it with words that begin with M. There is also Manyard who sings about being blue to teach other meanings of the word blue.
  
There was also a Scarecrow, a video about the gang showcasing bubbles, stoplights, crackers, and little to no information about the show makes it all the more creepier. The puppets look like actors who had their heads removed and replaced with a creepy doll. No one knows what happened with the franchise.
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There was also a Scarecrow, and a video about the gang showcasing bubbles, stoplights, and crackers. No one knows what happened with the franchise.
  
No full VHS copies exist online. Only minutes of clips from random episodes.
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No full VHS copies exist online; there are only minutes of clips from random episodes available online.
  
 
== VHS ==
 
== VHS ==

Revision as of 17:23, 25 July 2016

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The Volume 1 VHS

Status: Partially lost


Peppermint Park was an 80's puppet show that was released straight to VHS sometime between the early 80's and early 90's. It had mainly limited releases normally published by low-money companies and was produced by Mark V Productions.

History[edit | edit source]

The show was a clone of Sesame Street featuring doll-headed puppets teaching lessons such as letters, colors and numbers. The show's most recent mentioning was by Blameitonjorge on his Top 20 Unintentionally Disturbing Kid's Shows From Around The World.

Because of the shows rarity, only a few clips currently exist on the internet including the opening sequence. The show was produced by Mark V Productions. It is unknown if full episodes exist.

Some known information involves some of the sketches. Ernie loves the letter M and sings a song describing it with words that begin with M. There is also Manyard who sings about being blue to teach other meanings of the word blue.

There was also a Scarecrow, and a video about the gang showcasing bubbles, stoplights, and crackers. No one knows what happened with the franchise.

No full VHS copies exist online; there are only minutes of clips from random episodes available online.

VHS[edit | edit source]

The Volume 1 and Volume 3 VHS tapes of the series are currently available on amazon.

Amazon links: http://www.amazon.com/Peppermint-Park-1-Magic-Moments/dp/B0006V8WI0 https://www.amazon.com/Peppermint-Park-Music-Land-3/dp/B000MTXJ1G/ref=pd_sim_sbs_27_1?ie=UTF8&dpID=71XBafYsK%2BL&dpSrc=sims&preST=_AC_UL160_SR88%2C160_&refRID=8P73Q1R5MWP8FFCKK047

Videos[edit | edit source]

The Letter M
Bubbles
Blue
Scarecrow
Stoplight
First Five Minutes
Red
Crackers