Are you thinking what I am thinking B1?

At $13.98 per kilo, the bananas must be the ABC’s most valuable asset but what have they done?

In the early 1980s when Bananas in Pyjamas was a mere page 41 ditty in The Useful Book they looked like this:

Then on Tuesdays when they tried to catch the teddy bears unawares they became animated:

 

 

With a cult following bigger than Jemima they got their own show:

Are you thinking what I am thinking B1? I think I am B2?

Every generation reinterprets the classics in their own image:

Blush? Lip Gloss? As Lulu cheekily asks in the episode Glue (2009) ‘Is there anything that you need to tell us Bananas?’

Yeah Bananas, is there anything you need to tell us?

Imagine lifted from: http://www.nma.gov.au/exhibitions/past_exhibitions/behind_the_lines_2006_the_years_best_cartoons/news_of_the_day/slideshow_1_3.html

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