The Bugaloos (1970–1972)

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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 ... See full summary »

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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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Phil Collins was among the last three finalists for the role of "I.Q." on the children's American television show The Bugaloos (he lost out to Scottish actor/musician John McIndoe). 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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a krofft acid trip
17 February 2004 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

i did like the theme song when i was little. but when i look back .its total infantile corniness,, the stars were british teens singing forgettable songs and an overblown martha raye in bad makeup . however i did laugh at benita bizarre ,,the name just made me laugh as a small kid .. when you look back though ,the krofft shows as a whole were really awful. they were nothing more than your average grade school play including the really awful set designs. most of these shows could have been written by children and acted out in the school auditorium.

i grew up with these shows though and i myself enjoyed them but whats past is past ,, a piece of my childhood i will never forget but would not want to go back to.


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