Starred in a sitcom pilot called "The Bear and I" in which he played a kiddie-show host, with Janos Prohaska
as the titular ursine character whom almost everyone thinks is a guy in a fur suit, but Soupy knows is really a talking bear. The pilot producer was Chris Bearde
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Mr. Soupy Sales
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I remember one time we were working with Pookie at the window. He was doing a bit where he was breaking eggs and one of the eggs turned out to be rotten. My God, the smell was terrible! And I'm sure, watching us at home, everyone knew there was something wrong from the look on our faces.
Worked with Jim Henson
on a number of variety shows. When Henson appeared as a Mystery Guest on What's My Line?
(1968), it was Sales who guessed his identity.