Post-Apocalyptic Big Bird: Press the Red Button… Time’s Up!

I spent a lot of time working on the Big Bird’s Hide and Speak game — and thus spent a lot of time listening to Caroll Spinney say the same few words from the game’s limited vocabulary over and over and over and over and…

Since that is now a few decades in the past, stumbling on this clever piece was kinda funny. It’s made with some of the soundtrack and graphics from the game and a bunch of other stuff and manages to turn a happy children’s game into a dark warning about nuclear war. Or something…

February 1, 2021 update:
It looks like the YouTube video was taken down, fortunately I found the flash animation running in an emulator ( ) at

watch it here:

other misc reference

Found mentions of it here