A half hour children's program that featured three friends who loved to make music. They lived in a fantasy land full of talking animals. They sang and would show short cartoons and musical numbers.
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1981  
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Emily Bindiger ...
 Francine (2 episodes, 1981)
Chris Gifford ...
 Danny (2 episodes, 1981)
Ray Stephens ...
 Roy (2 episodes, 1981)
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A kid's fantasy/variety show about three friends who leave Earth each day in their 'Space Coaster'. Each episode featured several musical numbers (usually dealing with the various issues and problems kids face every day), plus news reports from Gary Gnu and book reviews from Speed Reader. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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5 January 1981 (USA)  »

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La gran nave espacial  »

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Kevin Clash originally auditioned to play the role of Roy. He eventually became the puppeteer for Goriddle Gorilla. See more »

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[repeated lines]
Fluffy: [whenever they pose for a picture and were told to "say cheese"] Swiss.
Scruffy: Cheddar.
Puffy: Cottage.
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Edited into The Great Space Coaster Supershow (1981) See more »

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9 July 1999 | by (Chicago IL) – See all my reviews

As a kid, I got picked on a lot, and one of the best parts of coming home after a miserable day was sitting down to watch this show; I sat and laughed and felt good about myself for that half hour. I used to wish that there really WAS a Great Space Coaster to take me away. Now that I'm an adult, I feel badly that there isn't a show like this for the young kids; they're left to watch violent cartoons every afternoon, instead of learning something.


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