The adventures of a boy trapped in a fantastic land with a dragon friend and a witch enemy.
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Joan Gerber ...
 Freddy the Flute / ... 17 episodes, 1969-1970
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 Dr. Blinkey / ... 17 episodes, 1969-1970
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 Lady Boyd / ... 17 episodes, 1969-1970
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 Ludicrous Lion / ... 17 episodes, 1969-1970
Harry Monty ...
 Various Characters 17 episodes, 1969-1970
Jon Linton ...
 Various Characters 17 episodes, 1969-1970
Andy Ratoucheff ...
 Various Characters 17 episodes, 1969-1970
Scutter McKay ...
 Various Characters 17 episodes, 1969-1970
Robin Roper ...
 Various Characters 17 episodes, 1969-1970
Jerry Landon ...
 Living Island Tree 17 episodes, 1969-1970
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 Polka Dotted Horse / ... 17 episodes, 1969-1970
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A young boy named Jimmy has in his possession a magic flute named Freddie that can talk and play tunes on its own. One day he gets on a magic talking boat that promises to take him on an adventure. The boat happens to belong to a wicked witch named Witchiepoo, who uses the boat to kidnap Jimmy and take him to her home base on Living Island, where she hopes to steal Freddie for her own selfish needs. Fortunately Jimmy is rescued by the island's mayor, a six foot dragon named H.R. Pufnstuf. After Jimmy is rescued by Pufnstuf and his two deputies, Kling and Klang, his adventures begin as well as his attempts to get back home. Written by Brian Washington <Sargebri@att.net>

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Trivia

After Sid Kroft watched a rough cut of "Oliver" upon a request from his friend Lionel Bart, he immediately decided to ask Jack Wild for the lead role in this show. See more »

Quotes

[Witchiepoo has been frozen by the North Wind]
H.R. Pufnstuf: I've seen Popsicles in my day, but this is the first time that I've ever seen a WITCH-sicle!
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Referenced in Bullet in the Face: The World Stage (2012) See more »

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H.R. Pufnstuf
(End title theme)
Performed by The Pufnstuf
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The Best t.v. Ever, Ever, Ever!
28 May 2006 | by See all my reviews

I absolutely loved the show when I was extremely young. Luckily, I have a very good memory. Throughout my life I would talk about HR Puf N' Stuff. Sometimes people knew it and of course younger people did not. I had tried for years to get copies, which proved extremely difficult. Actually impossible. I am pleased to say, at the tender age of 41, I have managed to get the whole series. I watch it whenever I can. I am amazed at how much I remember. And the bits I don't are a joy. It is great fun, colourful, hilarious and just the best thing. I am looking forward to introducing it to my niece and nephew and my twins which will be born this summer. Thank you Jack Wild, HR, Billie Hayes and the whole crew. You are fantastic. Totally fantastic.

P.S. One of my favourite lines is when Freddie is swallowed by the 'Horse With The Golden Throat'. Jimmie asks if he's OK. He replies 'Get me out of here. I'm surrounded by carrots'. Mark. XX.


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