An anthology of live action fantasy adventure shows.
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H.R. Pufnstuf (TV Series 1969)
Adventure | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The adventures of a boy trapped in a fantastic land with a dragon friend and a witch enemy.

Stars: Jack Wild, Billie Hayes, Lennie Weinrib
The Bugaloos (1970–1972)
Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

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 »

Stars: John McIndoe, Wayne Laryea, John Philpott
Captain Kangaroo (1955–1992)
Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Daily children's program hosted by Captain Kangaroo.

Stars: Robert Keeshan, Hugh Brannum, James E. Wall
Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Sigmund is a sea monster. He's also a tremendous embarrassment to his family because, unlike a normal sea monster, Sigmund has no desire to scare anybody. He runs away from home rather than... See full summary »

Stars: Johnny Whitaker, Scott C. Kolden, Billy Barty
Wonderbug (1976–1978)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The adventures of a living clunker of a dune buggy that is able to become a superhero car.

Stars: Jack Baker, David Levy, Carol Anne Seflinger
Dr. Shrinker (TV Series 1976)
Family | Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Three teens are shrunk to six inches in height by a mad scientist.

Stars: Gordon Jump, Jay Robinson, Billy Barty
Comedy | Family | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Stars: Bay City Rollers, Billie Hayes, Jay Robinson
Ark II (1976–1979)
Family | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Three young scientists travel around the country in the 25th century after the world has been ravaged by pollution. In their hi-tech RV (called Ark II), they study the land and help out those in need.

Stars: Terry Lester, Jean Marie Hon, José Flores
The Lost Saucer (1975–1976)
Family | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A flying saucer lands on modern day earth, and the two characters who fly it, Fi and Fum, invite a young boy and his babysitter to take a little trip with them. Unfortunately, something ... See full summary »

Stars: Jim Nabors, Ruth Buzzi, Alice Playten
Isis (1975–1976)
Adventure | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

An archaeologist gains an amulet that allows her to transform into the superheroine goddess Isis and fight evil.

Stars: JoAnna Cameron, Brian Cutler, Joanna Pang
Land of the Lost (1974–1977)
Adventure | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A family is thrown back in time and must survive in a dinosaur dominated land.

Stars: Wesley Eure, Kathy Coleman, Spencer Milligan
Lidsville (1971–1973)
Family | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A boy finds himself trapped in a land populated by living hat-people which is ruled by a crotchety magician.

Stars: Charles Nelson Reilly, Billie Hayes, Butch Patrick
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Joseph Butcher ...
 Wildboy (2 episodes, 1977)
Yvonne Regalado
(2 episodes, 1977)
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 Professor Sewell (2 episodes, 1977)
Ray Young ...
 Bigfoot (2 episodes, 1977)
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A variety of low-budget but imaginative shows introduced by a rock band, Kaptain Kool and the Kongs. "Electra-Woman and Dynagirl" follows two spandex-clad beskirted crime fighters. "Wonderbug" features a trio of teenagers whose run-down Schlep Car is magically transformed into a puppet dune buggy. In "Dr. Shrinker," a mad scientist shrinks a group of castaways on his isle and they fight to survive. In "The Lost Saucer", two androids and their two human friends try to return to Earth. The 1977-1978 Season featured more of "Wonderbug," plus "Magic Mongo" and "Bigfoot and Wildboy." Written by Michael "Rabbit" Hutchison <rabhutch@spacestar.net>

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The songs performed by Kaptain Kool and the Kongs were written by the Osmonds. See more »

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Featured in ABC's Saturday Sneak Peek (1976) See more »

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Campy, simple, but for 7 years old, it was great!
21 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Yeah, it was campy, 1970's , but we loved it! Do really think a 7 yr old will notice that the really fake laser beams coming out of toaster-sized wrist-watches in "Electra Women and Dyna Girl" is nothing like the real thing? Come on! They were at least memorable, because it's still funny. For a kid's show they delivered 10-fold. Low budget, campy, over-exaggerated acting that opened up a kids imagination like a bud beer on a Friday night. All I can say is, try to watch the first season 1976 Electra Women, or the later "The Lost Saucer" with- believe this - Ruth Buzzi from Rowan and Martin's laugh-in, and Jim Nabors! Oh, forget everything you've learned in the last 30-something years- it helps!


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