Celebrating The Best 'Morning Edition' Bloopers As Morning Edition marks its 40th anniversary, we revisit some of the show's perfect imperfections, including an appearance by Cokie Roberts' dog, Abner; a lost commentator; and some host giggles.
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The Lightest Live Moments: Celebrating The Best 'Morning Edition' Bloopers

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The Lightest Live Moments: Celebrating The Best 'Morning Edition' Bloopers

The Lightest Live Moments: Celebrating The Best 'Morning Edition' Bloopers

The Lightest Live Moments: Celebrating The Best 'Morning Edition' Bloopers

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NPR's Cokie Roberts is shown in her home office in 1990 with her dog, Abner, and cat, Tabasco. NPR hide caption

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As Morning Edition marks its 40th anniversary, the show revisits some of its perfect imperfections.

Among them is a blooper from 1990, when Cokie Roberts' basset hound, Abner, demanded his breakfast outside her home broadcast studio. The unscheduled appearance turned Abner into a public radio folk hero. Listeners couldn't get enough.