8 Clips of Morgan Freeman Being Awesome on The Electric Company

Stacy Conradt

Before he was driving Miss Daisy, helping Andy bust out of Shawshank or making gadgets for Batman, Morgan Freeman starred in the The Electric Company from 1971-1977. He was, of course, badass. Here are some of the highlights.

Before Bunnicula, there was Vincent the Vegetable Vampire.

As Vincent, Morgan didn’t sparkle or require a diet of blood. But he did enjoy bubble baths.

Don’t you hate when you need to sneeze but it won’t quite come out? So does Morgan Freeman.

We’re going to bring things down for a moment here with a slow jam: “Shoo Shoo Sunshine.”

And now we’re going to bring it back up with the DJ stylings of “Mel Mounds.”

Morgan Freeman orders a ham sandwich.

Groovy Morgan Freeman as “Easy Reader.” Not only does he sing with Rita Moreno, he’s got some pretty sweet moves, too.

Morgan Freeman deals with a Yeti on a crime spree. And also Spiderman. Is there anything this guy can’t do?