Innovative "Claymation" adventures of Gumby and his horse Pokey.




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Series cast summary:
Bobby Nicholson ...
 Scotty McKee (host) (6 episodes, 1956-1957)
 Gumby / ... (4 episodes, 1966)
Art Clokey ...
 Pokey (2 episodes, 1968)
Norma MacMillan ...
 Gumby (2 episodes, 1968)


Innovative "Claymation" adventures of Gumby and his horse Pokey.

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Female voice actors originally supplied the voice of the title character during the initial episodes. See more »


Gumby: When I give the signal, run and get in that jeep.
Pokey: What if the soldiers see us?
Gumby: Don't worry, we can beat them to the book in that. Ready? Go!
[they run over to Gumby's jeep; the soldiers fire on them; Gumby starts it in his second attempt and they drive off]
Gumby: They'll never catch us now. Paul Revere, here we come!
Pokey: Gumby, look out!
[a cannon sitting in front of them fires]
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Incredibly unique!
10 August 1999 | by (Right behind you!) – See all my reviews

Gumby was, and still is, a very innovative show. I usually watch it around 12:30 AM on Cartoon Network because it is very hard to find on any other station, morning or night. Gumby was more of an experiment than anything else, and a somewhat successful one, take for example the DANNY! talk show, one season. The lesson learned, Jonathan Taylor Thomas will be gone, eventually, FOREVER!!. But I lose my place. Gumby stretched the limits of what a flat piece of green clay can do. Gumby was a sort of predecessor to all kiddie cartoons (this was 1957). Gumby had fictional violence which you just get up and shrug off an assault by a robot or steamroller crush and then whale the tar out of the antagonist. The Gumby Show also had a cute little band, not much, but surpassing the Archie, Josie & The Pussycat and Jabberjaw cartoons (where do they get off, anyway?). Gumby does have his flaws, mainly the dialogue sounds like a bunch of words taped together and then sent through a tin can and being 100% reliant on claymation. But these problems can detract or enhance the Gumby experience, it depends on the viewer. END

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