The Picture Machine is a Penny Arcade machine in Schemer's Arcade that displays film and moving pictures.
The Picture Machine is based off the late 19th Century machine, the Mutoscope, an early film machine used in public locations, made as a cheaper alternative to the Kinetoscope. The Picture Machine, along with The Anything Tunnel and Mr. Conductor's Magic Bubble, served as the show's ways to show music videos filmed in live-action and animations, such as the Noveltoons, Fleischer Studios, and Comicolor cartoons.
The children would often use the picture machine to show said types of videos. Once, J.B. King used the picture machine as a step closer to find Mr. Conductor. Schemer also once used the picture machine.
Songs and Segments shown through The Picture Machine
- George Pal's Puppetoons: Phillips Cavalcade - A Place Unlike Any Other
- Start Where You Are - A Place Unlike Any Other
- Don't Be Afraid - Does It Bite?
- Learn From Your Mistakes - And the Band Played Off
- Kite Song - Faith, Hope and Anxiety
- We Do Things Differently - Agree to Disagree
- Let's All Work Together - Whistle While You Work
- Old But Wise - Ring in the Old
- Tubby the Tuba - Finders Keepers
- What Goes Around Comes Around - Just Wild About Harry's Workshop
- Be Good To Yourself - Word's Out
- The Hobo Song - 'Tis A Gift
- Caring - Achoo
- Would He Ever - He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not
- Better When He Grows Up - Do I Hear
- Home - All's Fair