Angelo Rossitto Seymour/Clang . The Magic Path is the only way off Living Island. Witchiepoo hides in a cake to steal Freddy. Reruns of the show were featured on TV Land in 1999 as part of their "Super Retrovision Saturdaze" Saturday morning-related overnight prime programming block and in the summer of 2004 as part of their "TV Land Kitschen" weekend late-night prime programming block, and was later shown on MeTV from 2014 until 2016. Pufnstuf was in) and Horror Hotel (which Witchiepoo, Orson Vulture, Seymour Spider, and Stupid Bat are featured with Hoodoo). Pufnstuf's friends and the resident entertainer. In a plot to impress the Boss Witch, she ends up kidnapping H.R. "Revival: the fantastic worlds of Sid and Marty Krofft are back in vogue again". September 6, 1969 2 “The Wheely Bird” Jimmy and H.R. Pufnstuf", was written by Les Szarvas but is also credited to Paul Simon. [25] His comments to another interviewer were more direct; in a Times Union profile whose author observed, "Watching the shows today, it's hard to imagine a show with more wink-and-nod allusions to pot culture, short of something featuring characters named Spliffy and Bong-O", Krofft conceded that the show's title had been an intentional marijuana reference, as had Lidsville, but "that was just a prank to see if they could get them past clueless NBC executives". Advertisement Air Dates: On NBC, from 9/6/69 - 9/4/71. Pufnstuf's friends and the resident entertainer. After creating costumes for characters in the live-action portion of The Banana Splits Adventure Hour, Sid and Marty Krofft were asked to develop their own Saturday morning children's series for NBC. David Martindale, author of Pufnstuf & Other Stuff, maintains that the Kroffts' desire to attract an audience who are now parents of impressionable children pushes them to downplay the double entendres: "But to deny it, the shows lose some of their mystique. Freddy gets turned into a mushroom by the touch of Witchiepoo's evil mushrooms. I can honestly say I have little to no Hufflepuff feelings. Witchiepoo hides in a giant cake and grabs Freddy Flute. After catching him trying to steal her boat, Witchiepoo puts a spell on Jimmy that turns him into a mechanical boy and commands him to acquire Freddy for her. Jimmy arrives on Living Island and soon begins to search for the magic path home. Sid and Marty had toured with their puppets as the opening act for Judy Garland, and they based Judy the Frog on her. The show's theme song, titled "H.R. [29], "Pufnstuf" redirects here. Judy is based onJudy Garland, whom Sid Krofft had previous toured with and opened for. Directed by Hollingsworth Morse. These main actors and many others would play a myriad of characters too. "Steppenwolf book impresses Metcalf, who should know" (INC. column; includes news brief on the E! Baird had an extensive career before H.R. Judy is based on Judy Garland, whom Sid Krofft had previous toured with and opened for. Stage veteran Billie Hayes came in next, set into a maniacal cackle and hopped up on a desk. Pufnstuf was ranked #22 and #27 respectively on TV Guide's Top Cult Shows Ever. Where to Watch. Episode 10. Thanks for getting the name of witchiepoo's vehicle correct. "[28], Kevin Burke, co-author of Saturday Morning Fever: Growing Up with Cartoon Culture, argues that the "consistency of thought" in the rumors of drug references has a basis, although his co-author and brother Timothy Burke, a history professor at Swarthmore College, insists "human beings are capable of achieving hallucinatory heights without chemical assistance. 5: In Living Color: Information from", http://www.worldcat.org/title/sid-and-marty-krofft-a-critical-study-of-saturday-morning-childrens-television-1969-1993/oclc/39281871, "Sony Pictures Family Entertainment drops theatrical plans", "H.R. It was syndicated by itself from September 1974 to June 1978 and in a package with six other Krofft series under the banner Krofft Superstars from 1978 to 1985. Comment and Save. "[20] Contradicting his own position, Marty Krofft has neither admitted nor hinted in occasional interviews that the references were made knowingly; in one case, a writer reported that when pressed as to the connotation of "lids" in the title Lidsville, "Well, maybe we just had a good sense of humor", Krofft said, laughing. Judy is based on Judy Garland, whom Sid Krofft had previous toured with and opened for. People never believe you when you say that, but you can't. The movie was finally released on VHS in 2001 by Universal Home Video as part of their Universal Treasures Collection, and on DVD on May 19, 2009. Pufnstuf rescue you from less imaginative children's shows when it debuted in 1969? Witchiepoo later appeared in the Lidsville episode "Have I Got a Girl For Hoo Doo" where she lands a date with Horatio J. Hoodoo. Simon's credit was added when he successfully sued The Kroffts, claiming that the theme too closely mimicked his song "The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy)". TV Premiere Dates. Pop Lolly (voiced by Lennie Weinrib) – A living lollipop who makes and sells candy. Pufnstuf and imprisons him in her dungeon diverting Jimmy from his escape. Joy Campbell Orson/Cling . Pufnstuf infiltrate Witchiepoo’s castle to rescue Judy Frog so that they can get directions to the Magic Path. Witchiepoo invites herself to Jimmy's party and steals Freddy by rendering the partygoers helpless with laughing gas. Sid took notice of young actor Jack Wild and immediately decided that was the kid he wanted to play the lead in his television series. H.R. Pufnstuf just one giant drug reference? You can't do good television while on drugs. Will Jimmy and Freddy get back home? While the television series was still in production, the Kroffts were approached to do a film adaptation. It was the first Krofft live-action, life-sized-puppet program. Where to Watch. Also, Judy Frog teaches the gang a pre-Michael Jackson Moonwalk dance. Judy is based on Judy Garland . Non-Human Sidekick: Witchiepoo's henchmen. Did H.R. Mar 18, 2015 - Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. Pufnstuf and Jimmy then devise a rescue plan, which includes Judy the Frog distracting the castle guards with a dance. The shows were very bright and spacey looking. Pufnstuf use a bird-shaped “Trojan Horse” as a ruse to enter Witchipoo’s castle and recover Freddy from Witchiepoo. In comedies, if you don't have them (laugh track), you're in big trouble, because if you don't hear a laugh track, it's not funny. The adventures of a boy trapped in a fantastic land with a dragon friend and a witch enemy. Finney, Daniel P. "Creators are clear: 'Pufnstuf' was definitely an acid trip". Marty accepted guardianship of Jack Wild while the teenage boy was in the United States filming the show. Sharon Baird played many female roles including Shirley Pufnstuf, Judy the Frog, and Lady Boyd the singer. Pufnstuf (and others) Joan Gerber Freddy the Flute (and other voices) Walker Edmiston Various voices . Roberto Gamonet H. R. Pufnstuf . [5], Like most children's television shows of the era, H.R. Dr Blinky was an Owl, Ludicrous Lion was a Lion and Judy Frog was . Witchiepoo is inspired by the wicked witch of the west, and the magic path is the yellow brick road. Pufnstuf has quotes like "Whoa, dude!" The most prominent of these was "H.R. Learn how and when to remove this template message, TV Guide's 25 Top Cult Shows - TannerWorld Junction, TV Guide Names the Top Cult Shows Ever - Today's News: Our Take, "New video boxed-set "The World of Sid and Marty Krofft, Sid Krofft and Marty Interview Part 1 of 5, "Television's Greatest Hits, Vol. Was it drug oriented? Pufnstuf's friends and the resident entertainer. . [8] Only two actresses auditioned to play Witchiepoo. Jimmy gets amnesia that Dr. Blinky and Witchiepoo take turns trying to cure with flashbacks from earlier episodes. How well she succeeded is a matter of opinion. Reply Delete Authors of books on the show and its contemporaries, however, have not always accepted the Kroffts' alternative explanations for apparent references to drugs. Pufnstuf, and Jimmy. The Clock People have to find a way to cure Jimmy. An elaborate H.R. 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Pufnstuf infiltrate Witchiepoo's castle to rescue Judy Frog so that they can get directions to the Magic Path. Judy frog is a tribute to Judy Garland. Pufnstuf puppet show was featured at The Sid and Marty Krofft Puppet Theater at Six Flags Over Mid-Missouri in 1971. Reruns of the show aired on ABC Saturday morning from September 2, 1972, to September 8, 1973, and on Sunday mornings in some markets from September 16, 1973, to September 8, 1974. Pufnstuf, Dr. Blinky's Talking Book, Stupid Bat, Pop Lolly, West Wind, Max Von Toadenoff the Great, Orson Vulture, Polka Dotted Horse, Jimmy as Movie Villain, Walker Edmiston – Boris Karloff Tree, Dr. Blinky's Candle, East Wind, Grandfather Clock, North Wind, Chief Redwood, Alarm Clock, Dr. Blinky, Dr. Blinky's Test Tube, Ludicrous Lion, Seymour Spider, Joan Gerber – Freddy the Flute, Grandmother Clock, Judy the Frog, Madame Willow, South Wind, Lady Boyd, Shirley Pufnstuf, Excerpts from the show can often be seen playing on the TV in the hotel room Earl and his brother share in, An episode of the animated television series, H.R. Dr. Blinky is also the head of H.R. The Polka-Dotted Horse accidentally swallows Freddy causing a big catastrophe with Dr. Blinky, H.R. [17] Eight years later, Sony again announced development on the project, but there has been no news since.[18]. Sharon Baird - Shirley Pufnstuf. Pufnstuf (TV Series 1969–1970) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. apriki. 1 appearances; March of Comics. No Celebrities Were Harmed: Ludicrous Lion is a thinly veilled stand-in for W.C. Fields, Judy the Frog is modeled off Judy Garland (with a touch of her daughter Liza Minnelli thrown in), Witchiepoo's guardian trees seem to be imitating Bela Lugosi, and other impersonations abound. Jimmy and H.R. There is a baby tree and another female tree whose lips are always in the shape of an "O". Jimmy disguises himself as a beggar to rescue Freddy from the spell. Pufnstuf, Cling, Clang, and Freddy the Flute appear in a crossover episode of, In 2018, reference to the show H.R. This performance was released on VHS in 1997. Sid & Marty Krofft Television Productions Inc. v. McDonald's Corp. [5], For Marty Krofft, the production was a particular headache. Many call it the Broom-Broom instead of the proper Vroom Broom. Pufnstuf and Jimmy then devise a rescue plan, which includes Judy the Frog distracting the castle guards with a dance. H.R. Dr Blinky is an Owl, Ludicrous is a Lion and Judy Frog is; well she's a frog and the only character I didn’t like as a child. Pufnstuf is a children's television series produced by Sid and Marty Krofft in the United States. Pufnstuf's sister Shirley stars in a movie to raise money for Living Island's anti-witch fund. And the laugh track, (Si) was right. H.R. Pufnstuf's friends and the resident entertainer. Pufnstuf page HR Pufnstuf at the IMDB Availability: The show is currently airing on cable in California. Although it ran for just a season, its extremely colorful characters left a big impression on anyone who got lured into Puf's magic island. [2][3], The Kroffts created the H.R. Pufnstuf. Pufnstuf is a children's television series produced by Sid and Marty Krofft in the United States. . Not to us, it wasn't. On Living Island the mayor, Pufnstuf presides over other denizens of the forest, including Judy Frog, an owl, and of course, talking trees. SMK and Vivendi Entertainment has obtained the home video rights to the series and released the complete series on January 11, 2011. Pufnstuf is made in Season 2 of the Amazon Original show ", This page was last edited on 10 January 2021, at 04:05. The Kroffts also loaned out the character, with Hayes reprising her role, for The Paul Lynde Halloween Special, in which she appears as the sister of the Wicked Witch of the West (portrayed by Margaret Hamilton). Anonymous asked: What are your ~feelings about Hufflepuff? H.R. They may have lent themselves to that culture at the time, but we didn't ascribe that meaning to them, and I can't speak to what adults were doing when they were watching the shows. [7] Ludicrous Lion bears more than a passing resemblance to Irving, the eponymous lion in a pilot they had made in 1957 called Here's Irving. [5] He later described bringing Wild into his home as a mistake, considering he already had his hands full with two young daughters. Other Characters. And then there is the evil Witchiepoo. This episode has so much from the wizard of oz blended in. This process takes no more than a few hours and we'll send you an email once approved. Judy the Frog (performed by Sharon Baird, voiced by Joan Gerber) – A singing, dancing frog who is one of H.R. Pufnstuf.At the age of nine, Baird appeared on the Colgate Comedy Hour.In 1956, Baird became one of the original Mouseketeers for the Mickey Mouse Club.She returned to school when the program ended, but reemerged on H.R. The Kroffts prefer to remain playfully vague. The citizens of Living Island all looked like an animal of some sort. "Wham! Marty Krofft added "the bottom line—it's sad—you gotta tell them when it's funny. When shyster Ludicrous Lion convinces Jimmy that he has a super-duper pogo stick for sale that could bounce him home, H.R. In 2004, Rhino Entertainment/Rhino Retrovision released H.R. Jimmy and Freddy attempt to fly from Living Island in a giant box kite during a kite-flying contest. [5] Other ideas were cultivated from Sid's life. Everything was alive on the island, including houses, boats, clocks, candles, and so forth; virtually any part of the Living Island sets could become a character, usually voiced in a parody of a famous film star such as Mae West, Edward G. Robinson, or John Wayne. Judy the Frog (performed by Sharon Baird, voiced by Joan Gerber) – A singing, dancing frog who is one of H.R. Pop Lolly (voiced by Lennie Weinrib) - A character who makes and sells candy. Thanks for getting the name of witchiepoo's vehicle correct. Did H.R. special). H.R. The woman who voiced her was at least trying to imitate her. There is an older, male tree who may or may not be the husband of Society tree. This process takes no more than a few hours and we'll send you an email once approved. Judy the Frog appears in 2 issues View all H. R. Pufnstuf. Judy the Frog (performed by Sharon Baird, voiced by Joan Gerber) – A singing, dancing frog who is one of H.R. 1 “The Magic Path ” Jimmy and H.R. Until you earn 1000 points all your submissions need to be vetted by other Comic Vine users. Pufnstuf' leads TV Land's foray into 'retrovision. Many call it the Broom-Broom instead of the proper Vroom Broom. The case, Sid & Marty Krofft Television Productions Inc. v. McDonald's Corp., 562 F.2d 1157, was decided by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in 1977. Lennie Weinrib Voice of H.R. [1] The seventeen episodes were originally broadcast from September 6, 1969, to December 27, 1969. A cover of the show's theme song, performed by The Murmurs, is included on the 1995 tribute album Saturday Morning: Cartoons' Greatest Hits, produced by Ralph Sall for MCA Records. The Kroffts had worked as an opening act for her in Vegas with their "adult" puppet show. Pufnstuf's friends. Read more about this topic:  H.R. Dr. Blinky (performed by John Silver, voiced by Walker Edmiston impersonating Ed Wynn) - An owl who is H.R. 5. Judy is based on Judy Garland . "Who's your friend?" September 6, 1969 2 “The Wheely Bird” Jimmy and H.R. Pop Lolly (voiced by Lennie Weinrib) – A living lollipop who makes and sells candy. Sour Jimmy buys a map to the location of the Golden Key which unlocks the Golden Door (a secret way off of Living Island), Witchiepoo captures H.R. A section of the 1971 Six Flags Over Mid-Missouri map shows the location of the theater near entrance to the park's Sky-Way Ride. Pufnstuf use a bird-shaped "Trojan Horse" as a ruse to enter Witchipoo's castle and recover Freddy from Witchiepoo. The Mayor of Living Island was a friendly and helpful anthropomorphic dragon named H.R. and other "hippie" slang words. Pufnstuf is a children's television series produced by Sid and Marty Krofft in the United States. Pufnstuf Lenticular Photo and The Banana Splits View-Master® Reels", "H.R. Witchiepoo runs for Mayor of Living Island challenging H.R. Pufnstuf, Characters, “We are like travellers using the cinders of a volcano to roast their eggs. Until you earn 1000 points all your submissions need to be vetted by other Comic Vine users. Judy frog is a tribute to Judy Garland. The Kroffts have long had plans for a new H.R. 1. Pufnstuf use a bird-shaped “Trojan Horse” as a ruse to enter Witchipoo’s castle and recover Freddy from Witchiepoo. A number of USA stage show tours were run starring the same characters from the show. He addressed the topic at length in an interview with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch in 2004, in response to the question, "OK, let's get this right out in the open. After finding Horsey, the challenge is getting Freddy out and keeping him from Witchiepoo. Sid's friend, Lionel Bart, asked him to view a rough cut of the movie adaptation of Oliver. Pufnstuf's "Anti-Smog, Pollution, and Witch Committee". But she breaks into fits of rage when the pain becomes too much forcing the doctor to calm her down via love potion. Comment and Save. Judy the Frog (performed by Sharon Baird, voiced by Joan Gerber) – A singing, dancing frog who is one of H.R. The plot was recycled from Kaleidoscope, a live puppet show the Kroffts had staged in the Coca-Cola pavilion of the HemisFair '68 world's fair in 1968, including several key characters from this show, such as Luther the dragon and a silly witch. Boas, Liz. Pufnstuf's friends and the resident entertainer. It was necessary, as much as we were always looking to have a real laugh track, a real audience. "[20] Martindale said in another interview that he fully believes Marty Krofft's insistence that he did not use drugs, especially given that Marty's focus was that of a businessman, but Martindale describes Sid Krofft as "a big kid" and "a hippy", saying, "His comment when I told him we were going to do this book was—and I quote—'Oh, far out.' Jimmy and a talking flute named Freddy take a ride on a mysterious boat, but the boat was actually owned by a wicked witch named Wilhelmina W. Witchiepoo (played by Billie Hayes) who rode on a broomstick-vehicle called the Vroom Broom. The series was filmed at Paramount Studios, and was broadcasted on NBC's Saturday Morning programming in 1969. Pufnstuf" was the first television series produced by Sid and Marty Krofft, the brothers fondly remembered for their distinctive low-budget Saturday morning fantasy that pervaded the 1970s. column). A main difference in the film is that the characters that were voiced by Lennie Weinrib were each voiced by Allan Melvin and Don Messick. H.R. The Horse With the Golden Throat. The show was shot in Paramount Studios and its opening was shot in Big Bear Lake, California. The Pufnstuf film has also been made available at iTunes.and was also released on DVD for the first time. To rescue him, Judy Frog distracts the … The seventeen episodes were originally broadcast from September 6, 1969, to December 27, 1969. Sony first attempted a remake in 2000, but dropped the project. H.R. whistle and explosion 01 (Heard in "The Golden … A singing, dancing frog who is one of H.R. But I think he was very deliberately doing double meanings so the show could amuse people on different levels. #Judy frog #hr pufnstuf #hr puffinstuff #fanart #diddlydarn. The character's name was Luther, and he became a mascot for the fair.[4]. As a child, he'd charged friends buttons, not pennies, to view puppet shows in his back yard;[6] buttons were standard currency on Living Island. And that's the way the audience (at home) was programmed to view these shows."[9]. The guys were so enamored by Garland, they made Judy the Frog, the resident entertainer of Living Island. Lennie Weinrib, the show's head writer and the voice of Pufnstuf, has said, "I think fans gave it a kind of mysterious code-like meaning, like ‘Ah, was Pufnstuf puffing stuff? People thought we were on drugs. Pufnstuf ' once roamed wild on kids' TV – now they're invading again: A Sid and Marty Krofft Primer". H.R. Pufnstuf character for the HemisFair '68 world's fair where they produced a show called Kaleidoscope for the Coca-Cola pavilion. Pufnstuf: You Can't Have Your Cake NBC November 1, 1969 Children's DVD B-Judy Frog teaches the gang to do the Moonwalk, pre-Michael-Jackson, and it actually helps in this week's rescue of Freddie. Is H.R. No Celebrities Were Harmed: Ludicrous Lion is a thinly veilled stand-in for W.C. Fields, Judy the Frog is modeled off Judy Garland (with a touch of her daughter Liza Minnelli thrown in), Witchiepoo's guardian trees seem to be imitating Bela Lugosi, and other impersonations abound. Witchiepoo receives a message from headquarters that the Boss Witch is coming to Living Island for an inspection. It was the second Krofft live-action, life-sized-puppet program. McGuire, Mark. . 1 “The Magic Path ” Jimmy and H.R. Pufnstuf: The Complete Series, featuring all 17 episodes on three discs, remastered and uncut, accompanied by interviews with Sid & Marty Krofft, Billie Hayes, and Jack Wild. Non-Human Sidekick: Witchiepoo's henchmen. Episode 10. TV Tome's H.R. Pufnstuf. HR Pufnstuf Theme-The Boyds, When we woke up this Morning-Jack Wild(Jimmy), Mechanical Boy-Jack Wild, How Lucky I Am-Jack Wild, I'm so Happy to be Here-Shirley Pufnstuf and Jack Wild. Pufnstuf introduced the Kroffts' most-used plot scenario of a fairy tale of good versus evil, as well as their second plot scenario of the stranger in a strange land. Although it ran for just a season, its extremely colorful characters left a big impression on anyone who got lured into Puf's magic island. "H.R. Pufnstuf film. More information is available here. Jimmy and H.R. Judy the Frog is Based on Judy Garland The Krofft brothers had toured with Judy Garland for a while as her opening act. The Crustaceans – They are shown in several episodes as well as the closing theme song, some, Lennie Weinrib – Bela Lugosi Tree, H.R. All of the characters on Living Island were realized by large cumbersome costumes or puppetry of anthropomorphic animals and objects. [19]. "Hey kids, it's Wink and Nod: Sid and Marty Krofft (mostly) made the '60s counterculture safe for Saturday morning television", Richard Leiby. H.R. Pufnstuf: You Can't Have Your Cake NBC November 1, 1969 Children's DVD B-Judy Frog teaches the gang to do the Moonwalk, pre-Michael-Jackson, and it actually helps in this week's rescue of Freddie. Warren, Ellen; Armour, Terry. ; Judy the Frog (performed by Sharon Baird, voiced by Joan Gerber) - A singing, dancing frog who is one of H.R. Pufnstuf: Billie Hayes, Jack Wild, Sharon Baird, Joan Gerber, Walker Edmiston, Johnny Silver, Felix Silla, ... Voices of Freddy the Flute/Judy Frog/Lady Boyd/Additional Voices. The series is also available in Digital media format at iTunes Store. I imagine it was easy enough to do since most of the characters had full body suits or controlled puppet. In fact, everything on the island is alive and there are 86 characters, including quite a variety of trees: hippie trees, social trees, old … He says these shows didn't come from smoking just a little pot, and you could say, 'Oh, yeah. Where to Watch. ": We've heard that for 35 years. H.R. It was the first Krofft live-action, life-sized-puppet program. He is 11 years old when he arrives on the island and turns 12 in the episode called "The Birthday Party". [16] The film also included Googy Gopher, Orville Pelican, and Boss Witch's chauffeur Heinrich Rat who were exclusive to the movie. The Horse With the Golden Throat. Silva, Elda. Pufnstuf: Billie Hayes, Jack Wild, Sharon Baird, Joan Gerber, Walker Edmiston, Johnny Silver, Felix Silla, ... Voices of Freddy the Flute/Judy Frog/Lady Boyd/Additional Voices. [1] The show centered on a shipwrecked boy named Jimmy, played by teenage actor Jack Wild. Show, The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy), Saturday Morning: Cartoons' Greatest Hits. With Jack Wild, Billie Hayes, Lennie Weinrib, Joan Gerber. In 2004 and 2007, H.R. This episode has so much from the wizard of oz blended in. 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