by Patch O'Furr
It wasn’t a science show. It wasn’t mating season on Wild America (the naughtiest stuff PBS usually aired.) This is something more exceptionally special.
The video starts with happy old ladies in pastel sweatshirts, volunteering for a fundraiser. It just screams vintage 1980’s and early 90’s. It’s a sight that reminds me of church telethons, pancake brunches, and satirically-cast actors from John Waters‘ Baltimore. Nobody could make a better audience for a special surprise.
These exuberant ladies are applauding a fundraiser auction of donated art. It includes a serene mountain landscape, a traditional celebration of the season, and a tasteful portrait of a 1920’s flapper woman. Then there’s the gay Furry porn. On Public TV. In 1992. Before the internet gave dirty animal cartoons to the world. (I’m not even sure it was easy to show gay people at the time!) NSFW: