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The Magic School Bus Opening

The Magic School Bus celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2016 and while I may have missed it, it’s never too late to celebrate. It will be getting a new show as The Magic School Bus 360. So in honor of this let’s take a look at the original opening to the cartoon.

It’s quite a memorable theme song as it is catchy and the animation follows the lyrics to the song which are below. I wouldn’t say it’s a great song but it doesn’t have to be, it’s not an epic adventure show but more of a fun educational show that for some reason we watched.
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Do the Mario

Do the Mario was the outro / ending theme of the Super Mario Bros Super Show but what makes it really memorable is at the end of the episode as the credits rolled professional wrestler Lou-Albano who portrayed Mario in the live aciton segments danced goofily to the mario theme while singing and telling us to “do the Mario”. I don’t know exactly what it is but there’s something special about it as this wasn’t a show I ever watched as a kid and only got to see it for the first time in my late teens when the DVDs of the show came out and yet they felt nostalgic and magical in a way that I shouldn’t have felt for something I never watched. So let’s go ahead and take some time to “Do the Mario”. Watch the video here and you can find the lyrics below.
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