Newswire: Ellen DeGeneres is making a Green Eggs And Ham show for Netflix

Today in news that just might bring up all sorts of irritating memories for people named Sam—cough—Variety is reporting that Ellen DeGeneres and Netflix are teaming up to develop an adaptation of Dr. Seuss’ Green Eggs And Ham. Oh, and by “adaptation” we don’t mean a Grinch-style live-action movie, we mean a 13-episode animated series…about Green Eggs And Ham. For those who are unfamiliar with the book, this is the entire story: A character named Sam-I-Am suggests that an unnamed sourpuss eats some green eggs and ham. The sourpuss says no, he does not like green eggs and ham, he does not like them, Sam-I-Am. It doesn’t dissuade Sam-I-Am from asking again, though, which he does over and over again until the sourpuss relents and eats the green eggs and ham. Then there’s a twist: He really does like green eggs and ham …

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