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Friday, January 18, 2013

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Robin Sparkles Is Not Real, Though, Guys


If you have, I don't know, a thousand hours to kill, the National Film Board of Canada's online archives contain all these delightful (and not necessarily Canada-themed) animated shorts and documentary features and videos of William Shatner singing 'O! Canada' (that one is Canada-themed.)

Or this one, about wild animals in the city.



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katiemcgillicuddy

Whoa, whoa, whoa, Robin Sparkles is real because she lives in my heart! Take it back, Cliffe!

meetapossum

@katiemcgillicuddy This is word-for-word what I was going to say.

meetapossum

I don't want to live in a world where "Two Beavers Are Better Than One" is not a real song.

Valley Girl

"Let's Go to the Mall" is practically the unofficial theme song for the Friday Bargain Bin!

katiemcgillicuddy

@meetapossum I like the show fine, it grew on me over time, but Robin Sparkles makes it 110% more awesome. Robin Sparkles now, Robin Sparkles forever.

anachronistique

@katiemcgillicuddy Robin Sparkles, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.!

meetapossum

@katiemcgillicuddy Speaking of which, she's going to be back soon! Every Robin Sparkles episode renews my hope and love for HIMYM.

Nicole Cliffe

@meetapossum My mom's local paper in Canada is "The Napanee Beaver." Also, if I could be anyone in the world, I would be Cobie Smulders.

meetapossum

@Nicole Cliffe The beaver is a noble creature.

chartreusan

@katiemcgillicuddy My sis lives in Switzerland, and according to her, everything the Swiss know about Canadians comes fom How I Met Your Mother. If they get sick of singing Let's Go To The Mall to her, it's Two Beavers Are Better Than One. I went to visit her over the holidays, and when the 19 year old who tried to pick me up heard I was Canadian, it was all, ROBIN SCHERBATSKY!!

likethestore

Thank you Nicole for always bringing a touch of Canadiana to the Pin.

Meeple

I don't even need to click to the "b" section have The Blackfly Song in my head. I don't even need to go to NFB's page to have The Blackfly Song in my head. All I need to do is remember that, somewhere on the internet, The Blackfly Song exists.

black! fly! the little blackfly! always a blackfly no matter where you go!

Esslow

Watching this is making me homesick for Vancouver! I'm a Canadian in Utah (for grad school), too and I love these shout-outs from the motherland. Thanks!

Flies in my eyes

Ah Canadian city living. I once had to shoo two drunk, shouting homeless men from my doorstep. Two months later I had to shoo five racoons from my doorstep. Both incidences made me a little nervous, but one was definitely a lot cuter...

JIMMY

Heather explained to me the whole process of making the krupnik, which you can’t easily just go buy, apparently, and certainly not in this highly spiced and honey-infused incarnation, and so I decided then and there that I wanted to make krupnik, too.viagra

myshone

This was one of the most uninspiring travelogues I have ever read. Greece is one of my dream locations to visit and the writer seemed bored and almost ungrateful to be in such a wonderful place. Hey Hairpin, the day I go to Greece let me submit a travelogue that can replace this, to use the writer's word -LACKLUSTER- one.buy foam mattress

myshone

@meetapossum I like the show fine, it grew on me over time, but Robin Sparkles makes it 110% more awesome. Robin Sparkles now, Robin Sparkles forever. netflix account and password free

myshone

Let's Go To The Mall to her, it's Two Beavers Are Better Than One. I went to visit her over the holidays, and when the 19 year old who tried to pick me up heard I was Canadian, it was all, ROBIN SCHERBATSKY!! lånapengardirekts.se

Muhammad Atif@facebook

This was one of the most uninspiring travelogues I have ever read. Greece is one of my dream locations to visit and the writer seemed bored and almost ungrateful to be in such a wonderful place.
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