A boy finds himself trapped in a land populated by living hat-people which is ruled by a crotchety magician.
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 Horatio J. Hoodoo / ... (17 episodes, 1971)
Billie Hayes ...
 Weenie the Genie / ... (17 episodes, 1971)
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 Mark (17 episodes, 1971)
Sharon Baird ...
 Raunchy Rabbit (17 episodes, 1971)
Joy Campbell ...
 Nursie / ... (17 episodes, 1971)
Jerry Maren ...
 Boris / ... (17 episodes, 1971)
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 Mr. Big / ... (17 episodes, 1971)
Hommy Stewart
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Van Snowden ...
 Tonsolini the Opera Hat / ... (17 episodes, 1971)
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 Colonel Poom (17 episodes, 1971)
Buddy Douglas
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Lennie Weinrib ...
 Captain Hooknose / ... (17 episodes, 1971)
Joan Gerber ...
 Mrs. Ring-a-Ding / ... (17 episodes, 1971)
Walker Edmiston ...
 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 The Bay City Rollers Show: Episode #1.1 (1978) See more »

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kooky and fun!
30 September 2002 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

They recently had a special on the e-channel about Sid and Marty Croft and the wonderfully imaginative shows they made like Pufnstuff. They were very original and creative and made wonderful shows for kids and I sure remember this one. Butch Patrick, Eddie on the Munsters, plays a boy named Mark who falls into a magician's hat into a land of talking hats. Its like The Wizard Of Oz on LSD thats the best way to describe it. Charles Nelson Reilly stole the show as a wizard named Hoodoo. He was hilariously hammy. Billie Burke was also very good on this show. It was good clean kids entertainment, how much of that do you see anymore? They ought to consider making this one into a full-length feature like they did with Harry Potter. With special effects the way they are today it would be a blast! I can just picture Jim Carrey or Robin Williams as Hoodoo.


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