When I was a little kid in the early ’70s, I liked watching The Electric Company. My favourite character was Easy Reader, and even though Morgan Freeman has had a great career since then, that’s how I always think of him. I just realized today that Easy Reader must have been a play on Easy Rider. I didn’t clue in at the time, but after all, I wasn’t even in grade one yet.
Here’s Easy chatting up a librarian and having fun with words: