Tag Archives: Funshine

Funshine Friday: ‘The Muppet Show’ – Bob Hope Sings (1978)

A very pleasant Funshine Friday to everyone. Let’s join The Muppet Show already in progress. Here’s Bob Hope singing “Don’t Fence Me In.” The clip in question was filmed in late 1977 and first aired on episode 221 of The … Continue reading

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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 Wonderful World Of Disney’ (Intro, 1975)

Greetings, Bionic boppers! I hope you are having a seriously pleasant Funshine Friday. As you prepare for the weekend, you may want to take a brief minute to let your mind flow back to 1975. This TV intro for The … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘Schoolhouse Rock’ – ‘Fireworks’ (1976)

Happy Friday and happy 4th of July tomorrow! Have a safe and fun holiday. Here’s an episode of Schoolhouse Rock entitled, “Fireworks.” The segment originally ran in July of 1976. Schoolhouse Rock: ‘Fireworks,’ 1976 Previously on Funshine Friday: ‘The Most … 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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