The Bugaloos (1970–1972)

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Series cast summary:
John McIndoe ...
 I.Q. (17 episodes, 1970-1971)
Wayne Laryea ...
 Harmony (17 episodes, 1970-1971)
John Philpott ...
 Courage (17 episodes, 1970-1971)
Caroline Ellis ...
 Joy (17 episodes, 1970-1971)
Martha Raye ...
 Benita Bizarre (17 episodes, 1970-1971)
...
 Sparky the Firefly (17 episodes, 1970-1971)
Sharon Baird ...
 Funky Rat / ... (17 episodes, 1970-1971)
Joy Campbell ...
 Woofer (17 episodes, 1970-1971)
Van Snowden ...
 Tweeter (17 episodes, 1970-1971)
Walker Edmiston
(17 episodes, 1970-1971)
Joan Gerber
(17 episodes, 1970-1971)
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The Bugaloos are a rock-n-roll band with bug wings who live in a magical forest. Benita Bizarre wants to put an end to their goody-goody behavior, and tries to capture and/or destroy them with the help of her henchthings Woofer and Tweeter. Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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Walker Edmiston also voiced Sparky the Firefly on occasion. See more »

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Referenced in Fol-de-Rol (1972) See more »

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The Bugaloos
(1970)
Performed by The Bugaloos
Written by Charles Fox and Norman Gimbel
Published by Kristina Music
Courtesy of Sid and Marty Krofft Pictures
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morality stories and 70's ideology directed towards children thru music and comedy
9 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Was it a drug trip? Who knows, however, I do know that I was "hooked" on it as a kid. The story lines intermixed with music and comedy are fun loving cleverly disguised morality stories and 70's ideology directed towards children and acted in a BIG fashion – very suitable for children – which can seem kinda tripy to adults. The music was a wonderful mix between typical 70's sounds and airy Celtic-like folk music. I certainly can look back and know that a lot of my morals and ideas of how to treat other human beings came from the messages presented in the show. However, as an adult I also see some odd behavior – the character of Harmony is often making fun of others, how ironic. Even though "modern" children might not understand the concepts behind the "bad" characters (along with LP's and record players, lol), I would still highly recommend this for children as well as a fun reminder to adults looking for find or relive their past. Plus the songs are still fun to hear and sing.


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