Tomfoolery was an animated cartoon series based on the nonsense poetry of Edward Lear and Lewis Carroll. There were several recurring characters, including the Yonghy-Bonghy-Bo from the ... See full summary »
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Tomfoolery was an animated cartoon series based on the nonsense poetry of Edward Lear and Lewis Carroll. There were several recurring characters, including the Yonghy-Bonghy-Bo from the Lear poem "The Courtship of the Yonghy-Bonghy-Bo." Written by Jay Bowden <j.bowden@ieee.org>

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Funny little theme song
16 August 2004 | by (Houston) – See all my reviews

I was 7 years old at the time "The Tomfoolery Show" (the full name of the program) aired on NBC-TV but one thing I remember is the dopey little theme song that introduced and closed the show (from memory):

C'mon, we're puttin' on the nonsense, The funny, zany nonsense, With riddles, jokes and silly things, It's all Tomfoolery

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C'mon, we're puttin' on the nonsense, The funny, zany nonsense, We'll tickle every funny bone, It's all Tomfoolery

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(Voice over introduces the key characters on the show as music plays in the background)

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C'mon, we're puttin' on the nonsense, The funny, zany nonsense, With riddles, jokes and silly things, It's all Tom-foo-ler-yyyyyy! (ka-pow!)


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