12-year-old Corky has been adopted by a traveling circus owned by Big Tim Champion. He is water boy to baby elephant Bimbo and otherwise participates in the behind-the-scenes life of the circus.
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 Corky (49 episodes, 1956-1957)
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 Joey, the Clown (49 episodes, 1956-1957)
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 Big Tim Champion (49 episodes, 1956-1957)
Bimbo the Elephant ...
 Bimbo (48 episodes, 1956-1957)
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 Pete, the Canvasman (35 episodes, 1956-1957)
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12-year-old Corky has been adopted by a traveling circus owned by Big Time Champion. He is water boy to baby elephant Bimbo and otherwise participates in the behind-the-scenes life of the circus. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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23 September 1956 (USA)  »

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Corky und der Zirkus  »

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(49 episodes)

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

One of Micky Dolenz's competitors for his role in "Circus Boy" was singer-songwriter Paul Williams. Ten years later, Williams competed with Dolenz again, for a role in The Monkees (1966). Williams didn't resent Dolenz for beating him out twice, and the Monkees later recorded one of his songs, "Someday Man". See more »

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Referenced in Heart and Soul (1988) See more »

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Circus Boy
by Hal Hopper and Victor McLeod
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I watched this when I was 16 years and enjoyed every minute of it
25 May 2004 | by (York, PA) – See all my reviews

I watched this when I was 16 years old never knowing this little boy would grow up to be later on the monkeys a musical program.I also remember Noah Berry Jr. in this show who later would be James Garners father in Rockford files.I learned to know him on this show and saw him a lot more shows in years to come to always enjoy his acting. I remember this show Circus Boy and wondered who this little boy was. If I remember correctly this was on Saturday morning I'm not sure tho.It was a good show as I remember I always enjoyed it I watched it every week faithfully.It is good to have these websites to enjoy these old shows over again and to find out thing about them. Thanks a lot for the info.


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