The Banana Splits Adventure Hour (1968–1970)

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Join the Banana Splits gang Fleegle, Bingo, Drooper, and Snorky as they bring you fun, songs, and cartoons.

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Series cast summary:
Kim Kahana ...
 Chongo (9 episodes, 1968-1969)
 Prof. Irwin Hayden (9 episodes, 1968-1969)
Rockne Tarkington ...
 Elihu Morgan (9 episodes, 1968-1969)
Jeff Winkless ...
 Fleegle the Dog (in the suit) (8 episodes, 1969)
(8 episodes, 1969)
Dan Owen ...
 Drooper the Lion (in the suit) (8 episodes, 1969)
Ronne Troup ...
 Leslie Hayden (8 episodes, 1969)
Robert Towers
(8 episodes, 1969)
 Lincoln 'Link' Simmons (8 episodes, 1969)
 Bez / ... (8 episodes, 1969)
Don Messick ...
 Aramis / ... (8 episodes, 1969)
Paul Frees ...
 Evil Vangore / ... (8 episodes, 1969)
 Prince Turhan (8 episodes, 1969)
Frank Gerstle ...
 Raseem (8 episodes, 1969)
John Stephenson ...
 Bakaar of the Arabian Knights / ... (8 episodes, 1969)
Shari Lewis ...
 Princess Nidor (8 episodes, 1969)
Jean Vander Pyl ...
 Floral Rugg / ... (8 episodes, 1969)
 Bingo (8 episodes, 1969)
 Drooper (8 episodes, 1969)
Rick Lancelot
(8 episodes, 1969)
Thomas Poole
(8 episodes, 1969)
Jay Larrimore ...
 Snorky the Elephant / ... (8 episodes, 1969)
Robert Smith
(8 episodes, 1969)
 Fleegle (8 episodes, 1969)


Join the Banana Splits gang Fleegle, Bingo, Drooper, and Snorky as they bring you fun, songs, and cartoons.

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A mess of fun for everyone!


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Release Date:

7 September 1968 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Banana Splits and Friends Show  »

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Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound Recording)


Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Opening and closing sequences were filmed at Six Flags Over Texas and Coney Island Cincinnati amusement parks. See more »


Fleegle: [at the end of the opening theme] The Banana Splits presents... The Banana Splits!
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Referenced in It's a Haunted Happenin'! (2002) See more »

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Those funny rock-n'-roll critters will make you HOWL!!!
15 August 2000 | by (Sacramento, CA) – See all my reviews

When I was a tiny girl, I used to watch this special Hanna-Barbera hour featuring such zany live-action costumed animals sharing a groovy 2-D pad splashed in such bright psychedelic colors that would remind you of Pee-Wee Herman's Playhouse several decades later. All donning cool shades and old-fashioned firemen's helmets, the funny furry foursome - Bingo the toothy gorilla, Drooper the swingin' lion, Snork the woolly elephant, and my most favorite of all, Fleegle the floppy beagle with a cherry red tongue - would all run, turn around, bump into each other, hop around, and go tumbling all down as well as being scared right out of their wits by the sudden appearance of a little girl, surviving a day at an amusement park, playing such silly tunes in a band typical of cartoons from the '60s-'70s, and just plain engaging in such wacky adventures that would set off any Gen-X off into helpless gales of laughs and memories. And then after a whole series of a cuckoo bird popping out its head and then getting it whacked by a closing clock door and an ape's head moving its motorized mouth over the doorway, our singing hippie hosts would suddenly scurry away to make the way for a few short cartoons featuring The Four Musketeers and the Aladdin-like characters with their pet donkey as well as a live-action quickie all about a group of shipwrecked adventurers living on a tropical island full of crocodiles, pirates, and native cannibals. But once those little shows are over, our most beloved Banana Splits will be suddenly back with their banana-crazy antics and even more off-the-wall musical numbers to send off anyone growing up at the time on a very pleasant nostalgic trip all the way back to their Brady-Bunch childhood of the swinging Sixties and Seventies. Today, you can still visit your old rockin' pals at the most ungodly hours during the weekends on the Cartoon Network!

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