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- “Junior High School”: The musical that found the high notes of your awkward hormone-driven years!
- “The Gumby Show”: America’s Favorite Clayboy is back again on Night Flight!
- Subway Blues: Robert Mugge discusses the making of “Last of the Mississippi Jukes”
- Night Flight’s World Music Library: Featuring eight music docs by Moroccan-born producer/director Izza Génini
- Night Flight’s Stuart Samuels tells us about co-producing “The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years”
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All posts tagged "Saturday morning cartoons"
“The Gumby Show”: America’s Favorite Clayboy is back again on Night Flight!
The 1950’s-era stop-motion character Gumby — sing along with us now, we know you know the words: “He was once a little green slab of clay.… Gumby!” — is our latest addition to Night Flight Plus. Come...
- Posted November 4, 2016
“The Bugaloos”: This 70s-era live-action Beatles-inspired bug rock TV show nearly starred Phil Collins
For two years in the early 70s, from September 12, 1970 until September 2, 1972, there was a live-action Saturday morning TV show that aired on the NBC network called “The Bugaloos,” about a rock band quartet...
- Posted September 12, 2016
Who you gonna call?: The original “Ghost Busters” was a Saturday morning live-action kids show in 1975
The 2016 remake of the supernatural blockbuster comedy Ghostbusters didn’t quite have the box office success during its opening weekend that Sony Pictures had hoped for, selling roughly $46 million in North American ticket sales and $19.1...
- Posted July 18, 2016
“Space Madness”: Commander Hoek and Cadet Stimpy go cabin-fever crazy in outer space
You may have been hearing about NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and his Russian counterpart Mikhail Kornienko, who have returned to Earth — landing in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan on Wednesday, March 2,...
- Posted March 3, 2016
“The Lost Saucer”: Sid & Marty Krofft’s mostly-forgotten mid-70s series hinted at the “Idiocracy” of future Earth generations
In the mostly-forgotten Sid and Marty Krofft Saturday morning live-action series, “The Lost Saucer,” veteran TV actors Jim Nabors (TV’s “Gomer Pyle”) and Ruth Buzzi (a “Laugh-In” regular) play Fum” and “Fi,” two inept, irritating but ultimately...
- Posted January 9, 2016
Hankerin’ for a hunk o’ Timer: The little yellow blob was part of a well-balanced 70s childhood
Time for Timer were a series of educational PSA’s promoting healthy eating and personal hygiene that ran on Saturday mornings in the early 70s, during the ABC’s children’s cartoon programming, primarily during “Schoolhouse Rock!” and “The Bod...
- Posted December 9, 2015
Crazy Cows and Quangaroos: Our favorite 60s and 70s-era cereals and their wacky mascots
Today we thought we’d just reminisce a little bit (okay, a lot) about some of our favorite boxed cold cereals of the 60s and 70s, the ones that we mostly still remember today because of their crazy...
- Posted November 27, 2015
“Uh Oh, Chongo!”: “Danger Island” and the daredevil life & career of Kim Kahana
On September 7, 1968, an hour-long Saturday morning variety show debuted on NBC called “The Banana Splits Adventure hour,” and interspersed during the hour, along with three ongoing cartoon series which were all quite good (“The Arabian...
- Posted October 8, 2015