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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | unknown
Release Date:
16 January 1976 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Long running variety show, featuring the brother-sister singing duo of Donny and Marie Osmond. The first... See more »
Awards:
Nominated for Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Purple Socks and Sparkling Teeth See more (9 total) »

Cast

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Donny Osmond ... Himself - Host / ... (63 episodes, 1976-1978)

Marie Osmond ... Herself - Host / ... (63 episodes, 1976-1978)
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Series Directed by
Art Fisher (23 episodes, 1976-1978)
Perry Rosemond (18 episodes, 1976-1978)
 
Series Writing credits
Bruce Vilanch (22 episodes, 1976-1978)
Rod Warren (22 episodes, 1976-1978)
Bill Dana (20 episodes, 1976-1978)
Chet Dowling (20 episodes, 1976-1978)
Sandy Krinski (20 episodes, 1976-1978)
Bill Larkin (20 episodes, 1976-1978)
Steve Adams (19 episodes, 1976-1978)
Phil Hahn (19 episodes, 1976-1978)
Bruce Kirschbaum (19 episodes, 1976-1978)
Duncan Scott McGibbon (19 episodes, 1976-1978)
Franelle Silver (19 episodes, 1976-1978)
Aubrey Tadman (19 episodes, 1976-1978)
Mort Scharfman (4 episodes, 1976-1978)
Ed Hinder (3 episodes, 1977-1978)
Paul Pumpian (3 episodes, 1977-1978)
Harvey Weitzman (3 episodes, 1977-1978)
Arnie Kogen (2 episodes, 1976-1978)
Thomas C. Chapman (2 episodes, 1976)
April Kelly (2 episodes, 1976)
Marty Krofft (2 episodes, 1976)
Sid Krofft (2 episodes, 1976)

Series Produced by
Art Fisher .... producer (22 episodes, 1976-1978)
Raymond Katz .... executive producer (22 episodes, 1976-1978)
Arnie Kogen .... producer (21 episodes, 1976-1978)
Marty Krofft .... producer (21 episodes, 1976-1978)
Sid Krofft .... producer (21 episodes, 1976-1978)
Donny Osmond .... executive producer (21 episodes, 1976-1978)
Jay Osmond .... executive producer (21 episodes, 1976-1978)
Jimmy Osmond .... executive producer (21 episodes, 1976-1978)
Merrill Osmond .... executive producer (21 episodes, 1976-1978)
Tom Osmond .... executive producer (21 episodes, 1976-1978)
Wayne Osmond .... executive producer (21 episodes, 1976-1978)
Jerry McPhie .... co-producer (2 episodes, 1976)
 
Series Original Music by
Earl Brown (unknown episodes)
 
Series Film Editing by
Bill Breshears (3 episodes, 1976-1978)
 
Series Production Design by
Ed LaPorta (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Direction by
Bill Bohnert (4 episodes, 1976-1978)
 
Series Set Decoration by
John Told (1 episode, 1976)

Arlene Alen (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume Design by
Ret Turner (3 episodes, 1977-1978)
Bob Mackie (2 episodes, 1977)
 
Series Makeup Department
Carol Baumann .... assistant makeup artist (2 episodes, 1978)
 
Series Production Management
Jim Morey .... production executive (3 episodes, 1976-1978)
Jim Zrake .... unit manager (2 episodes, 1976)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Rick Locke .... associate director (1 episode, 1976)
Gregory Sills .... associate director (1 episode, 1976)
David Grossman .... associate director (1 episode, 1978)
 
Series Art Department
Calvin 'Cal' McWhorten .... construction coordinator (63 episodes, 1976-1978)
Edward 'Ed' McWhorten .... construction foreman (63 episodes, 1976-1978)
Edwin McCormick .... construction coordinator (9 episodes, 1976-1978)
 
Series Sound Department
Dean Okrand .... sound recordist (9 episodes, 1976-1978)
Kim Richards .... sound recordist (7 episodes, 1976-1978)
Ken Becker .... audio (2 episodes, 1976)
Ed Greene .... audio consultant (2 episodes, 1976)
 
Series Special Effects by
G. Lynn Maughan .... special effects technician (27 episodes, 1977-1978)

Ken Speed .... special effects assistant (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Ran Ballard .... electrician (9 episodes, 1976)
Leard Davis .... lighting consultant / lighting designer (3 episodes, 1976-1978)
Dick Browning .... video (2 episodes, 1976)
John Gillis .... camera operator (2 episodes, 1976)
Dick Watson .... camera operator (2 episodes, 1976)
George Wood .... camera operator (2 episodes, 1976)

Steven Castaneda .... electrician / light operator: follow spot (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Stan Mason .... costumer (46 episodes, 1976-1978)
 
Series Music Department
Earl Brown .... special musical material (5 episodes, 1976-1978)
Tommy Wolf .... music supervisor (3 episodes, 1977-1978)
James Argiro .... vocal arranger (2 episodes, 1976)
Tommy Oliver .... conductor / arranger / ... (2 episodes, 1976)
Alf Clausen .... conductor / music arranged and conducted by (2 episodes, 1977-1978)
Claude Williamson .... conductor / music arranged and conducted by (2 episodes, 1977-1978)
 
Series Other crew
George Osmond .... production consultant (5 episodes, 1976-1978)
Susie Kain-Maddux .... assistant to producers (3 episodes, 1976-1978)
Robert Paul .... ice choreographer (3 episodes, 1976-1978)
Sandy Prudden .... stage manager (3 episodes, 1976-1978)
Jack DeLeon .... comedy consultant (3 episodes, 1977-1978)
Trudy Bennett .... assistant to producers / assistant to the producers (2 episodes, 1976)
Mike Maloof .... technical director (2 episodes, 1976)
Sidney Miller .... comedy consultant (2 episodes, 1976)
Caroljane Rapp .... assistant to the producers / script supervisor (2 episodes, 1976)
Carl Jablonski .... choreographer (2 episodes, 1977-1978)
David Winters .... choreographer / musical production consultant (1 episode, 1976)

Charles Burch .... production coordinator (unknown episodes)
 

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Trivia:
Based on the initial success of the series, the Osmond family constructed a multi-million dollar TV studio facility in their hometown of Provo, Utah, and moved production of the series there for its final season. The move (along with changes to the show's format) proved unsuccessful and the series was soon cancelled.See more »
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10 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Purple Socks and Sparkling Teeth, 14 December 2000
Author: hillari from Chicago, USA

Donny and Marie Osmond were the first brother and sister to host a variety show. Critics picked on the duo the whole time they were on the air. It wasn't great art, but it was fun, wholesome entertainment for an hour on Friday nights. Donny and Marie, like all variety shows, was expensive to put on every week, and that, along with changing tastes, eventually drove the show off the airwaves. Sometimes Nick-At-Nite will show reruns of it.

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