The Great Space Coaster (1981–1986)

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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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Series cast summary:
Emily Bindiger ...
 Francine (1 episode, 1981)
Chris Gifford ...
 Danny (1 episode, 1981)
Ray Stephens ...
 Roy (1 episode, 1981)
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 Goriddle Gorilla (1 episode, 1981)
John Lovelady ...
 Edison the Elephant # 1 / ... (1 episode, 1981)
Jim Martin ...
 Baffle / ... (1 episode, 1981)
Francis Keane ...
 Baxter (1 episode, 1981)
Ken Myles ...
 Speed Reader (1 episode, 1981)
Noel MacNeal ...
 Knock Knock the bird #2 (1 episode, 1981)
Maggie Munro ...
 Huggle (1 episode, 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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Kevin Clash originally auditioned to play the role of Roy. He eventually became the puppeteer for Goriddle Gorilla. See more »

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Gary Gnu: This is Gary Gnu with the no gnus is good gnus show. The only T.V. program guaranteed to contain no gnus whatsoever. Today...
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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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