Definitely a part of the wackiness of the 80s!
Oh, Super Mario Brothers Super Show... the theme song was stuck in my head for the rest of the day after reading about Lou's passing.It's impossible not to sing along...http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vkQTgjGboWQ
I don't want to double comment, but shortly after sending the theme song I found it in GERMAN!http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qp1Lbmutry0
I started seeing him during his manager days. He was never boring. :)