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The Archie Show -- The gang brainstorms ways to raise some quick cash, and Riverdale High has a talent show.
The Archie Show -- Veronica goes on a chivalry kick, and rumor has it Reggie is entering a beauty contest!
The Archie Show -- Archie and the gang head to Grandpa and Grandma Jones' farm, and Veronica plays a prank on the fellas.
The Archie Show -- Striiike!  Jughead practices to be Reggie's stand-in at the pitcher’s mound, and Jughead and Hot Dog get CATastrophic new neighbors.
The Archie Show -- Ahoy!  The gang visits the bay Naval base, and Reggie pushes Jughead’s buttons.

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Director:
Writers:
John L. Goldwater (characters)
Bob Ogle (writer)
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Release Date:
14 September 1968 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
The comedic misadventures and music of Archie Andrews and his friends.
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(5 articles)
User Reviews:
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Cast

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John Erwin ... Reggie Mantle (6 episodes, 1968)

Dal McKennon ... Archie Andrews / ... (6 episodes, 1968)

Howard Morris ... Big Moose / ... (6 episodes, 1968)
Jane Webb ... Betty Cooper / ... (6 episodes, 1968)
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Series Directed by
Hal Sutherland (unknown episodes)
 
Series Writing credits
John L. Goldwater (unknown episodes)
Bob Ogle (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Norm Prescott .... producer (unknown episodes)
Lou Scheimer .... producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Ray Ellis (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Direction by
Don Christensen (unknown episodes)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Rudy Larriva .... associate director (unknown episodes, 1968)
Don Towsley .... associate director (unknown episodes, 1968)
 
Series Art Department
Michael O'Connor .... storyboard artist (unknown episodes, 1968)
Oscar Dufau .... storyboard artist (unknown episodes)
Jan Green .... storyboard artist (unknown episodes)
Sherman Labby .... storyboard artist (unknown episodes)
Gary Lund .... storyboard artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Sergio Antonio Alcázar .... camera operator (unknown episodes, 1968)
Roger Brown .... camera supervisor (unknown episodes, 1968)
Ron Lapeer .... camera operator (unknown episodes, 1968)
Ray Lee .... camera supervisor (unknown episodes, 1968)
Gary Milton .... camera operator (unknown episodes, 1968)
Roger Sims .... camera operator (unknown episodes, 1968)
 
Series Animation Department
Betty Brooks .... ink and paint supervisor (unknown episodes, 1968)
Martha Buckley .... ink and paint supervisor (unknown episodes, 1968)
George Grandpré .... animator (unknown episodes, 1968)
Jim Jones .... background artist (unknown episodes, 1968)
Ervin L. Kaplan .... background designer (unknown episodes, 1968)
Jane Philippi .... checking supervisor (unknown episodes, 1968)
Marion Turk .... checking supervisor (unknown episodes, 1968)
Robert Bentley .... animator (unknown episodes)
Bob Bransford .... animator (unknown episodes)
Jim Brummett .... animator (unknown episodes)
Bob Carr .... animator (unknown episodes)
Butch Davis .... animator (unknown episodes)
James Davis .... layout artist (unknown episodes)
Judy Drake .... animator (unknown episodes)
Venetia Epler .... background artist (unknown episodes)
Otto Feuer .... animator (unknown episodes)
Martin Forte .... background artist (unknown episodes)
Jack Foster .... animator (unknown episodes)
Ed Friedman .... animator (unknown episodes)
Rene Garcia .... background artist (unknown episodes)
Bill Geach .... background artist (unknown episodes)
Ann Guenther .... background artist (unknown episodes)
Bill Hajee .... animator (unknown episodes)
Dick Hall .... animator (unknown episodes)
Maurice Harvey .... background artist (unknown episodes)
Jack Healey .... background artist (unknown episodes)
Ken Hultgren .... layout artist (unknown episodes)
Bill Hutten .... animator (unknown episodes)
Les Kaluza .... animator (unknown episodes)
Pat Keppler .... background artist (unknown episodes)
Paul Krukowski .... animator (unknown episodes)
Marsh Lamore .... animator (unknown episodes)
Ted Littlefield .... background artist (unknown episodes)
Art Lozzi .... background artist (unknown episodes)
Lorraine Marue .... background artist (unknown episodes)
Bob Matz .... animator (unknown episodes)
Bill McArdle .... background artist (unknown episodes)
Norm McCabe .... animator (unknown episodes)
Murray McClellan .... animator (unknown episodes)
Tom McDonald .... animator (unknown episodes)
Joan Orbison .... animator (unknown episodes)
Chic Otterstrom .... animator (unknown episodes)
Jack Ozark .... animator (unknown episodes)
Bill Pratt .... animator (unknown episodes)
Virgil Raddatz .... animator (unknown episodes)
Lenn Redman .... animator (unknown episodes)
Bill Reed .... animator (unknown episodes)
Len Rogers .... animator (unknown episodes)
Virgil Ross .... animator (unknown episodes)
Barbara Smith .... background artist (unknown episodes)
Ralph Somerville .... animator (unknown episodes)
Ken Southworth .... animator (unknown episodes)
Dave Tendlar .... animator (unknown episodes)
Reuben Timmins .... animator (unknown episodes)
Bob Trochim .... animator (unknown episodes)
Russ von Neida .... animator (unknown episodes)
Kay Wright .... layout artist (unknown episodes)
Paul Xander .... background artist (unknown episodes)
Xenia .... animator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Joseph Simon .... editorial (unknown episodes, 1968)
June Gilham .... negative cutter (unknown episodes)
 
Series Music Department
Don Kirshner .... music supervisor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Rock Benedetto .... production coordinator (unknown episodes)
 

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30 min
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FAQ

Did the same actors who gave voice to Archie and his friends provide singing voices for "The Archies"?
Were "Sabrina the Teenaged Witch" and "Josie and the Pussycats" spin-offs of "The Archie Show"?
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11 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Highest Rated Cartoon Show, 25 July 2006
Author: Tom from United States

"The Archie Show" was the highest-rated Saturday morning cartoon show in TV history. As I recall, it had a 75 share which will never again be repeated what with today's quality (or lack thereof) and all sorts of other entertainment sources that weren't even imagined in 1968.

I read Archie magazines a lot back then so it was a real rush to see that they were finally getting their own TV show. I also thought that the rock group The Archies were just going to be a group with the cartoon characters singing goofy little songs....

The show featured two full-length stories which were well-written, funny and tasteful. In between cartoons, there would be some one-liners, then a dance segment followed by a song by The Archies, which turned out to be a real rock group fronted by Ron Dante who to this day remains a force in the music business as a producer, songwriter and is still recording and going on oldies tours.

Jeff Barry wrote and produced a huge percentage of The Archies songs, including the mega-hit "Sugar Sugar" which not only knocked-off "Honky-Tonk Women" by the Rolling Stones, but stayed on top of the Billboard chart for another month afterward. Jeff Barry is currently in the Songwriters Hall of Fame. For anyone to hear The Archies today would think it's good 60's-70's rock.

One drawback is that I think the animation could have been done a little better. They also could have changed the characters so that they didn't make the exact same motions all the time (Betty must be dizzy banging that tambourine around)....

Also, they should never have changed the format of the show. The way this season was set-up, it was perfect. I'm sure it would have lasted a lot longer. Just look at Skooby Doo. They never messed with the format and it was on for years.

Look for DVD's of various forms of Archie and his friends at Archie Comics' site and at other online locations.

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