Earlier this week, OG Blue's Clues host Steve Burns returned to offer everyone who grew up in the '90s a bit of much-needed closure after his departure from the hit show nearly 19 years ago.
Over 34.5 million people watched Steve's heartfelt message about everything that has happened in our time apart, including going to college, starting families, tackling student loans, and pushing through the hard stuff.
In the end, we got the closure from Steve that we always needed, and there was not a dry eye in sight across all of the internet...
...or so I thought. In another section of the web, some viewers couldn't get through the video without recalling a once-forgotten video of Steve that's, well, a bit more PG-13 than Nick Jr.
And not only did a clip of Steve talking about using Blue's Clues to pick up women apparently exist, but there were several voices who said they'd volunteer as tribute if he'd like to use his powers again.
So, I decided to do the Lord's (Devil's?) work and track down the video. And alas! Here it is:
For those of you who don't have 17 minutes to spare for a potentially childhood-ruining story, here's the gist:
Note: This did not ruin my childhood. It's Blue and Magenta gang forever 💕. And I would love for Steve to come back and share all the clues for adulthood now that we're grown. But this storytime was A. LOT.