‘Magic Mongo’ TV title, 1977
Magic Mongo originally ran as short, weekly segments on season two of The Krofft Supershow from 1977 to 1978. Other segments that season included Bigfoot and Wildboy and Wonderbug.
“Magic Mongo – the only friend that we’ll ever need.” (Lennie Weinrib as Mongo, 1977)
Magic Mongo starred Lennie Weinrib, voice of, and writer for H.R. Pufnstuf, as the bumbling genie of the title. Mongo’s teenaged beach bum pals were played by Robin Dearden (Kristy), Helaine Lembeck (Lorraine) and Paul Hinckley (Donald).
‘Magic Mongo’ TV Intro, 1977
Magic Mongo Wiki, IMDb
Previously on Funshine Friday: The Pink Panther, ‘Pink Campaign’ (1975)