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Funshine Friday: ‘The Galloping Ghost’ (1978)

Hanna-Barbera’s The Galloping Ghost first aired in 1978 as part of the Yogi’s Space Race series. The segments featured Nugget Nose, a feisty spirit prospector with a sharp sense of smell. The character was voiced by Frank Welker. After Yogi’s … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘The Most Important Person’ (1972)

Sutherland Learning Associates produced 66 episodes of The Most Important Person and they originally ran as segments on Captain Kangaroo in the early 1970s. Later, the episodes were sold to local TV stations and ran during children’s programming throughout the … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: DePatie-Freleng’s ‘Misterjaw’ (1976)

Not to be confused with Jabberjaw, Depatie-Freleng’s Misterjaw was the other 70s cartoon attempting to ride the popularity coattails of Jaws. Misterjaw (voiced by Laugh-In‘s Arte Johnson) is a top-hatted, German-accented shark who attempts to catch Harry Halibut while accompanied … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: Star-Kist Tuna, ‘Sorry, Charlie’ (1975)

“But, Charlie…Star-Kist don’t want tunas with good taste. Star-Kist wants tunas that taste good!” Here’s a little blast from childhood’s past for Funshine Friday. An animated Charlie the Tuna Sun-Kist commercial. Charlie the Tuna is voiced by Herschel Bernardi and … 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: 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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