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Brain-break?

November 11, 2010

http://tv.disney.go.com/playhouse/choochoosoul/ccs_video.html

Um . . . not a full post coming on this one, but I’m not really sure what to make of it. On one hand, if you look into the background of the two adults, you realize this was their idea, which then makes it kind of cool. And the music is pretty damn catchy. But then you look around the rest of the site and see what Disney’s got on tap . . .

The accented Latino character is a handyman . . . the Asian kids are extra-intelligent, do-gooder "safety inspectors . . . and there’s Choo Choo Soul . . .

A lot of other characters of color pop up around the site, which is nice. But it’s a little disturbing that the only head-liners fall into such blatant stereotypes like this . . . Win? Lose? You all have a take on this?

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