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Series cast summary:
Bob Homme ...
 The Friendly Giant (1 episode, 1982)
Rod Coneybeare ...
 Jerome / ... (1 episode, 1982)
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In a gentle and sweet manner, a giant and his friends, Jerome the Giraffe and Rusty the Rooster, receive the young viewers who come to call in his castle. Together, the trio exchange jokes, tell stories and play music. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@execulink.com)

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Family | Fantasy | Music

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The periodic musical episodes, where other creatures were brought in to play other instruments, with Rusty on guitar and Jerome conducting, were often played behind the scenes by major musicians, including Moe Kauffman. Jazz and Classical arrangements were common. See more »

Quotes

The Friendly Giant: I'll go on ahead and lower the drawbridge. Would you like to see my castle? Here's my castle
[cue theme]
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Connections

Featured in I Can't Do Rusty Anymore... (2011) See more »

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We enjoyed the Friendly Giant too!
28 March 2003 | by See all my reviews

Before the gentle Mr. Rogers Neighborhood, before the frenzied, loud, noisy muppets of Sesame Street, there was The Friendly Giant. Mr. Homme's show appeared on Chicago's Window to the World WTTW and was broadcast somewhere between The Totem Club, What's New, and the Story Teller starring Val Bentin. The soft music, the little set, the quietness of the show was somehow haunting to watch and a little sad to behold in comparison with the other children shows on the air at that time.


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