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I'm stoked about Clarence's PlayThang game console in Cartoon Network's Atari tribute

Clarence's PlayThang game console If you're a retro gamer, you might get a kick out of this episode of Clarence on the Cartoon Network. They had a short segment in the July 21, 2015 episode, titled Chalmers Santiago, with an Atari 2600 tribute.

While going through a box of old toys, Clarence finds a few old memories including his PlayThang video game console. With obvious Atari styling, I couldn't help but cheer him on as he went through the hassle of attaching it to the TV for an 8-bit game session!

Clarence's PlayThang game console Clarence's PlayThang game console

Clarence Hooks Up His PlayThang Game Console

They even paid tribute to the hassle of hooking up a retro system and the sonic blast of white noise that sometimes erupts. They've definitely got a retro gamer on staff!

Clarence sets up his PlayThang game console Clarence gets down & dirty and climbs behind the TV to attach all the cables for his PlayThang video game console.
Clarence sets up his PlayThang game console Sometimes those attachment points are just out of reach...

Clarence sets up his PlayThang game console Sometimes those cables don't fit as well as you'd hoped.
Clarence sets up his PlayThang game console Just slide that beast of a tV back against the wall and it's playtime... almost.

Clarence sets up his PlayThang game console It's nice to see that even cartoon-created video games become oxidized over time and display those awful screens.
Clarence sets up his PlayThang game console And the bone-jarring sound of white noise when the cartridge fails to load.

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