Polka Dot Door (1971–1993)

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Children's program starring two human hosts and the Polkaroo, a mischievious kangaroo.

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The theme for the "Polka Dot Door," a five-day-a-week children's series, explained the main concept of the show "songs, stories and so much more!" Two human hosts a man and a woman led simple games, stories and songs inside a giant playhouse that had (egad!) a polka-dotted front door. Each show had a specific theme, with the stuffed toy inhabitants (including a doll and a teddy bear) made part of the action. During each show, the Polkaroo a mischievous polka-dotted kangaroo visited the two human hosts, while other guests dropped by on occassion. This series, which originated in Canada, was also broadcast on PBS stations in the United States. Written by Brian Rathjen <briguy_52732@yahoo.com>

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The Polka Dot Door aired every weekday. Each day of the week had a different consistent theme. Monday was "Treasure Day". Tuesday was "Dress-Up Day". Wednesday was "Animal Day". Thursday was "Imagination Day". And Friday was "Finding-Out Day". See more »

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Good, quiet, peaceful.
29 November 2003 | by (TVO) – See all my reviews

I loved this show when I was little. It was on Ontario TV, and I think it had a spin-off or two in the '90s. The hosts changed sometimes, but it was really fun to watch, and talked a lot about stories and toytime. The hosts always did a little dance to the tune of "Frere Jacques" that they would sing in both English and French, and there was a big dinosaur thing named Polkaru that one host never got to see! It was a good, quiet, peaceful show for kids.


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