Yo yo yo yo
Gabba gabba gabba gabba
Of course they’re actually saying:
You You You You
Have-a Have-a Have-a Have-a
But it’s so chopped up that it sounds more like the former.
It got me wondering; is that where the producers of the TV show got the idea for the name of the show? I wouldn’t be all-together surprised since the show does have a distinctly “rave” flavor to it:
Finally a children’s TV show about dancing! Check out this clip from when Leslie Hall was the “dancy-dance friend” who came in to teach everyone the Razzle Dazzle:
Then there’s this episode where ska/rocksteady band The Aggrolites came on to sing the praises of bananas:
The show also has regular segments like Biz’s Beat of the Day (Biz Markee), Mark’s Magic Pictures (Mark Mothersbaugh from Devo) and various other gust-appearances, as well as animation segments by folks like Paper Rad, and Joel Trussell (of Tigerbeat6 art fame).
I found this funny remix of Missy Elliot’s Work It on the Yo Gabba Gabba Myspace page:
As Zulu says;
the music on Yo Gabba Gabba is better than what’s on MTV.
Here’s a short documentary about the show:
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