A boy finds himself trapped in a land populated by living hat-people which is ruled by a crotchety magician.
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Sharon Baird ...
 Raunchy Rabbit 17 episodes, 1971
Joy Campbell ...
 Nursie / ... 17 episodes, 1971
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 Mr. Big / ... 17 episodes, 1971
Hommy Stewart
Van Snowden ...
 Tonsolini the Opera Hat / ... 17 episodes, 1971
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 Colonel Poom 17 episodes, 1971
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 Captain Hooknose / ... 17 episodes, 1971
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 Mrs. Ring-a-Ding / ... 17 episodes, 1971
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 Admiral Scuttlebutt / ... 17 episodes, 1971
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Young Mark sneaks backstage at a magician's show and manages to fall into a HUGE top hat. The hat is apparently a gateway to another dimension where all the inhabitants are talking, ambulatory hats. The evil magician tries to capture Mark, while Mark and his hat friends try to find a way to get him back to the real world. Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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In addition to Hoodoo, Charles Nelson Reilly played the magician in the opening, whose name was revealed by signs to be Merlo. See more »

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Referenced in Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Show No. 236 (2000) See more »

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Lidsville my favorite when I was a kid
14 February 2006 | by See all my reviews

For all the yeas and nays that I have read about this kids' show from the early seventies (I was six when it came out), I really liked this program as the Sid and Marty Krofft shows were the most remembered and best loved shows of my childhood. Too many people read too much into these programs - they are designed for children and for even young adults as FANTASY with no underlying themes or something that would be a "gotcha" like many things are today. They are not violent and are good for any child of any generation. I loved these shows and look forward to sharing them with my young relatives and I recommend them for any group of children. I loved "Lidsville", but also "PufNStuf", "Land of the Lost", and "The Lost Saucer". Sid and Marty will be remembered for generations to come.


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