H.R. Pufnstuf (1969– )

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The adventures of a boy trapped in a fantastic land with a dragon friend and a witch enemy.

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 Jimmy (17 episodes, 1969-1970)
Billie Hayes ...
 Witchiepoo (17 episodes, 1969-1970)
Lennie Weinrib ...
 H.R. Pufnstuf / ... (17 episodes, 1969-1970)
Joan Gerber ...
 Freddy the Flute / ... (17 episodes, 1969-1970)
Walker Edmiston ...
 Dr. Blinkey / ... (17 episodes, 1969-1970)
Sharon Baird ...
 Lady Boyd / ... (17 episodes, 1969-1970)
Roberto Gamonet ...
 H.R. Pufnstuf (17 episodes, 1969-1970)
Joy Campbell ...
 Cling / ... (17 episodes, 1969-1970)
Angelo Rossitto ...
 Clang / ... (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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The H.R. Pufnstuf character was originally created for the HemisFair '68 world's fair in 1968, where the Kroffts produced a show called Kaleidescope for the Coca-Cola pavilion. The character's name was Luther and he became the symbol of the fair. See more »

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Witchiepoo: With friends like you two, who needs enemies?
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Referenced in Kurt Cobain About a Son (2006) See more »

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H.R. Pufnstuf
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Performed by The Pufnstuf
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21 January 2002 | by (Kelowna,Canada) – See all my reviews

This is a strange,scary,freaky demented show. All I can remember is a screaming, living flute, bizarro McDonaldland characters and "Withchy-Poo", by far the scariest villian ever on T.V. The thought of seeing this show again sends shivers up my spine. Therefore I have no choice but to give it a "10"


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