Funshine Friday: ‘The Krofft Supershow’ (1976)

Michael Lembeck aka Kaptain Kool
‘The Krofft Supershow,’ 1976

While most of the segments that comprised The Krofft Supershow; Wonderbug, Dr. Shrinker, Electra Woman and Dyna Girl, The Lost Saucer, Bigfoot and Wildboy, have previously appeared on Bionic Disco, we haven’t taken a look at the intro for the program itself.

The Krofft Supershow originally ran on ABC from September, 1976 through September, 1978. A live-action “band”, Kaptain Kool and the Kongs, hosted the show, played music (often written by The Osmonds) and introduced the various segments, or mini-shows.

I can post another shot of ‘Electra Woman and Dyna Girl’? Oh, yeah!

The Krofft Supershow was re-tooled in 1978 and became The Krofft Superstar Hour, hosted by the Bay City Rollers.

Here’s the intro for the 1976 debut season where you can get a look at 70s Atlanta and spy a bit of the World of Sid and Marty Krofft amusement park where the Kaptain Kool segments were shot.

The Krofft Supershow TV Intro, 1976

The Krofft Supershow Wiki, IMDb

Previously, on Funshine Friday: Devlin

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