A pop group consisting of four anthropomorphic animals host a variety of cartoons, songs, and skits.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 Chongo (9 episodes, 1968-1969)
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 Prof. Irwin Hayden (9 episodes, 1968-1969)
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 Elihu Morgan (9 episodes, 1968-1969)
Ronne Troup ...
 Leslie Hayden (9 episodes, 1968-1969)
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 Lincoln 'Link' Simmons (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)
Robert Towers
(8 episodes, 1969)
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 Bez / ... (8 episodes, 1969)
Don Messick ...
 Aramis / ... (8 episodes, 1969)
Paul Frees ...
 Evil Vangore / ... (8 episodes, 1969)
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 Prince Turhan (8 episodes, 1969)
Frank Gerstle ...
 Raseem (8 episodes, 1969)
John Stephenson ...
 Bakaar of the Arabian Knights / ... (8 episodes, 1969)
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 Princess Nidor (8 episodes, 1969)
Jean Vander Pyl ...
 Floral Rugg / ... (8 episodes, 1969)
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 Bingo (8 episodes, 1969)
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 Drooper (8 episodes, 1969)
Rick Lancelot
(8 episodes, 1969)
Thomas Poole
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Jay Larrimore ...
 Snorky the Elephant / ... (8 episodes, 1969)
Robert Smith
(8 episodes, 1969)
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 Fleegle (8 episodes, 1969)
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A pop group consisting of four anthropomorphic animals host a variety of cartoons, songs, and skits.

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surrealism | lion | elephant | dog | puppet | See All (8) »

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A mess of fun for everyone!


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7 September 1968 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Banana Splits and Friends Show  »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

One of the composers employed to write the songs "performed" by the Banana Splits was future R&B legend Barry White. See more »

Quotes

Fleegle: [at the end of the opening theme] The Banana Splits presents... The Banana Splits!
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Connections

Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Blood Waters of Dr. Z (1999) See more »

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The exciting part of that show was "Danger Island"!!!
6 August 2000 | by (Chapel Hill,North Carolina) – See all my reviews

During half-way into the show,there was this short piece that have several survivors stranded on a tropical island where they faced great danger at every turn,and along the way they had this huge guy(played by Rocke Tarkington),and his mate who guided them through the treacherous jungles,and fought off deadly animals,and bloodthirsty pirates,and etc......... It also had a very young Jan Micheal-Vincent in this too,and it still comes on every Friday night on Cartoon Network. The show I'm preferring to was one action packed show,even though it only ran for like eight to nine minutes....Catch the non-stop excitement of "Danger Island",as part of the Banana Splits Show. In case you're wondering,the show was very good,and one of the best memories from my childhood.


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