Season 3 Episode 13


From a lucky bulldog to the San Diego chicken to modern characters we know. This is the story of mascots.
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Episode Notes

They cover everything from lucky charms and animals that lead to winning teams, to a baseball clown running the bases and winding up umpires, to a disrespectful man in a chicken suit all the way to cute and cuddly Sesame Street-like characters making kids happy. This is the story of mascots.

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