Category Archives: 70s TV

Funshine Friday: ‘Spider-Woman’ Cartoon (1979)

DePatie-Freleng’s Spider-Woman cartoon originally ran on ABC from September, 1979 to January, 1980. 16 episodes were produced. Jessica Drew, aka Spider-Woman, was voiced by Joan Van Ark and Spider-Man was portrayed by Paul Soles. You can catch the animated series’ … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘The Electric Company’ – ‘Shoo Shoo Sunshine’ Song (1971)

Hurrah! We’ve almost made it to the end of the work week. It’s nearly time to kick off our shoes and begin to relax. To get us mentally started on our weekend, here’s Academy Award-winner, Morgan Freeman singing “Shoo Shoo … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘Tom & Jerry/Grape Ape Show’ (1975)

Hanna-Barbera’s Tom & Jerry/Grape Ape Show originally ran Saturday mornings on ABC from September, 1975 to September, 1976. Grape Ape was a hot new property and a large batch of Tom & Jerry cartoons were also produced for the series. … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘Animals, Animals, Animals’ (1976)

Here’s one you may not have seen in many a year, but the melody of the opening theme will come roaring back into your mind immediately after pressing play. It’s Hal Linden starring in the Emmy Award-winning documentary TV series, … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: Rankin/Bass – ‘Festival Of Family Classics’ (1973)

A glorious Funshine Friday to you, my Bionic pals! Here’s the intro to syndicated series, Festival of Family Classics produced by Rankin/Bass. Festival of Family Classics made its debut in September of 1972 and ran through November of 1973. The … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘Tom Sawyer’ Movie, ‘Gratifaction’ Song (1973)

A most pleasant Funshine Friday to all! Here’s a clip from a movie you might have watched on a lazy Sunday morning in 1973. It’s Johnny Whitaker and friends singing “Gratifaction” from the movie Tom Sawyer. ‘Tom Sawyer’ Movie: ‘Gratifaction’ … Continue reading

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