Ideally, our Freak of the Week feature is related to a face-melting movie and tied to an upcoming screening. But the Internets are a fascinating series of tubes with their own brand of freakish videos too good to pass up. And often these come from Japanese television.
A Japanese riff on Sesame Street‘s Bert and Ernie, Banana Street has made the viral video rounds at least once or twice before, but its creepiness is timeless. It’s also further proof that Bert is evil.