Free to Be You and Me (1974) - Rotten Tomatoes

Free to Be You and Me (1974)

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Like Schoolhouse Rock, Marlo Thomas's 1970s children's TV show, Free to Be... You and Me met with immediate success and became a treasured piece of entertainment over the years. Based on her award-winning album of songs, skits, and comedy, Free to Be explores the infinite possibilities of childhood. Fans know most of the skits in the 45-minute show verbatim, and it's easy to see why right from the beginning with an infectious title track followed by a puppet sketch featuring Thomas and Mel Brooks as newborns. Top talent appears on both sides of the camera, including Alan Alda who directs and performs a cartoon about a boy who wants a doll. However, the presentation does show its age at times: a teenage Michael Jackson singing (with Roberta Flack) on how he's not going to change when he grows up. For all ages. --Doug Thomas

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Critic Reviews for Free to Be You and Me

All Critics (1)

1970s CD about gender is still relevant and fun.

Full Review… | January 25, 2011
Common Sense Media

Audience Reviews for Free to Be You and Me

I remember reading the book on this. However I love this more cause it has some my favorite actors. Like Alan Alda.

Rachel Nuckols
Rachel Nuckols
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Socialist singing in the playground, and tales of children getting eaten for cutting in line - who doesn't want to see that?

W. David Lichty
W. David Lichty

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