In his castle, a giant and his friends tell stories and play music for the young viewers.

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Bob Homme ...
 The Friendly Giant (1 episode, 1982)
Rod Coneybeare ...
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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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The Friendly Giant debuted on radio in Madison, Wisconsin in 1953. In 1958, the Friendly Giant and his characters moved to Canada and became a staple of CBC programming. See more »

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The Friendly Giant: One little chair for one of you, and a bigger chair for two to curl up in, and for someone who likes to rock, a rocking chair in the middle.
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Featured in I Can't Do Rusty Anymore... (2011) See more »

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Look Up - Way Up
5 September 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Great part of my childhood too! Something that makes us Canadians - Friendly Giant, Chez Helene and other common kids experiences. Enjoyed reading new biography of Bob Homme - The Friendly Giant - called - no surprise here - Look Up - Way Up. The Palantir Publishing website also has some audio clips of interviews with Bob. So neat to hear his stories. Takes me back to preschool again! Cocoa and cinnamon toast. I was one of the ones who liked the big arm chair for those who like to curl up. My favourite opening scene was when Friendly started in a farm yard. Then it was always so great to see his boot then the castle and then the drawbridge come down. I wish they were out on DVD.


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