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Writers:
Rita Sedran Rose (2 episodes)
Fred S. Fox (episode)
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Seasons:
1 | 2
Release Date:
8 September 1973 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Sigmund is a sea monster. He's also a tremendous embarrassment to his family because, unlike a normal sea monster... See more »
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Cast

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Johnny Whitaker ... Johnny Stuart (13 episodes, 1973)
Scott C. Kolden ... Scott Stuart / ... (13 episodes, 1973)

Billy Barty ... Sigmund Ooze / ... (13 episodes, 1973)

Mary Wickes ... Aunt Zelda (12 episodes, 1973-1975)
Sharon Baird ... Big Daddy Ooze / ... (11 episodes, 1973)
Van Snowden ... Sweet Mama Ooze / ... (11 episodes, 1973)
Larry Larsen ... Blurp Ooze / ... (8 episodes, 1973-1975)
Paul Gale ... Slurp Ooze / ... (6 episodes, 1973-1975)
Joe Higgins ... Sheriff Chuck Bevans (6 episodes, 1973)
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Series Directed by
Richard Dunlap (6 episodes, 1973)
Bob Lally (5 episodes, 1974)

Dick Darley (unknown episodes)
Murray Golden (unknown episodes)
 
Series Writing credits
John Fenton Murray (3 episodes, 1973)
Rita Sedran Rose (2 episodes, 1973)
Jack Raymond (1 episode, 1973)
Warren S. Murray (1 episode)

Fred S. Fox (unknown episodes)
Seaman Jacobs (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Marty Krofft .... producer (3 episodes, 1973)
Sid Krofft .... producer (3 episodes, 1973)
Si Rose .... producer (3 episodes, 1973)

Thomas M. Hill .... associate producer (unknown episodes, 1973-1974)
Barbara Searles .... associate producer (unknown episodes, 1974-1975)
Tom Swale .... associate producer (unknown episodes, 1974-1975)
 
Series Original Music by
Michael Lloyd (unknown episodes, 1974-1975)
 
Series Cinematography by
Jeff Engel (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Direction by
Elayne Barbara Ceder (unknown episodes)
Herman F. Zimmerman (unknown episodes)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Cheryal Kearney (unknown episodes)
 
Series Makeup Department
Michael Westmore .... makeup artist (unknown episodes, 1973-1974)
David H. Lawrence .... makeup artist (unknown episodes, 1974-1975)
 
Series Art Department
Nicky Nadeau .... creative designer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Special Effects by
Curtis Dixon .... special effects (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Dean Hall .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
Parker Roe .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Animation Department
Martin Strudler .... character designer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Caroljane Rapp .... production assistant (17 episodes, 1973)

Bob Masters .... technical director (unknown episodes)
Rolf Roediger .... puppet fabricator (unknown episodes)
 

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Additional Details

Runtime:
30 min (29 episodes)
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Quotes:
Sigmund Ooze:Oh, I love you Fluffy!See more »

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5 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Would You Watch it for A Scooby Snack?, 20 March 2005
Author: richard.fuller1

Like Scooby Doo's Scooby Snacks, the Krofft shows will always be drug-related when they are seen and re-discovered.

No one watches Sesame Street or the Muppets and recalls drug usage.

I for one think you could have watched Sixty Minutes back then and been stoned and thought 'far out.' I have just converted my Krofft shows that I recorded off Tvland to DVD and watched them again.

Sigmund was quite a standout, I thought, mainly for the Ooze family and Mary Wickes as Aunt Zelda, but the whole Johnny Whitaker thing had me shaking my head.

Like Ron Howard, Whitaker was likable, but the show often placed Whitaker as a cool kid, which he certainly wasn't. When he does behavior for his age, he works, and he speaks very well to adults, such as Wickes, but his singing? Who thought he could sing? The songs are amazing copy-right infringes on the Beach Boys "California Girls" and the Beatles "Got to Get You Into My Life".

The song Whitaker sings at the end of the Trick or Treat episode borrows from "Alley Oop".

Still, its a fascinatingly constructed show. Aunt Zelda definitely delivers an authoritative threat as to why Sigmund cannot be found.

I wonder what she would have done? Told her sheriff boyfriend and they would have taken him to a science lab for studying? The transition of Krofft shows from Pufnstuf to Kaptain Kool (I never watched Pryor's Place or DC Follies) are intriguing to study, and Sigmund definitely stands out well on its own.

As for the later Rip Taylor-Sparky Marcus episodes, never watched those and don't want to.

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