Category Archives: TV-Kids Shows

Circus Boy (1956-58)

Micky Dolenz is twelve year old Corky the Circus Boy. His parents were acrobats who worked without a net. That act ended in a hurry and Corky is on his own. Noah Beery,Jr. is his pal Joey The Clown. Robert … Continue reading

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The Popsicle Parade Of Stars (1949-50)

A fifteen minute show aimed mostly at kids and featuring some of the eras biggest stars. June 12, 1950 episode w/Fanny Brice – Fanny plays Baby Snooks. She’s out on the town with Daddy. She’s been eating everything in sight … Continue reading

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Captain Video And His Video Rangers (1949-1955)

Every Honeymooners fans knows this was Ed Norton’s favorite show. It drew kids and adults during its run. The Captain (Richard Coogan) guarded the world from his mountain top headquarters just like Captain Midnight would do a few years later. He … Continue reading

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The Paul Winchell And Jerry Mahoney Show (1950-54)

Somewhere among the Tootsie Roll commercials there was a show. Typical episode: The peanut gallery, Paul and Jerry sing the opening theme….Contest time. One of the kids pulls two numbers from a fishbowl. The kids with the numbers see who … Continue reading

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Captain Midnight (1954-58)

Richard Webb is Captain Midnight and Sid Melton is his co-pilot Ichabod “Icky” Mudd. Olan Soule is scientist Aristotle “Tut” Jones. Wherever there’s evil the Captain and Icky will stamp it out. After the first two years the show’s title … Continue reading

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The Pinky Lee Show (1954)

He had a variety show in 1950, a fifteen minute sitcom with Vivian Blaine (1951-52) and then returned with this kiddie extravaganza in 1954. He sings, dances, tells jokes, does commercials and never runs out of energy. The show was widely popular. … Continue reading

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