Mr. Dressup (1967–1996)

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An amiable man teaches preschool subjects with his puppet friends with games, songs and the infinite number of costumes inside his tickle trunk.

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1984  
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Ernie Coombs ...
 Mr. Dressup (1 episode, 1984)
Judith Lawrence ...
 Casey / ... (1 episode, 1984)
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In this series, Ernie Coombes hosts this simple formated TV as Mr. Dressup. With his puppet friends, originally Casey and his dog Finnegan, he teaches pre-school subjects with games, music and simple activities. To add to the fun, Mr. Dressup would always open up his tickle trunk that contains any costume for any role he wants. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@home.com>

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Spin-off of Butternut Square (1964). See more »

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Mr. Dressup: [singing] Three little birdies, happy and gay / Three little birdies, fly away.
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The show I most looked forward to.
22 July 2003 | by (Washington, MI) – See all my reviews

Growing up I watched quite a few shows that I still remember fondly. "The Polka Dot Door" springs to mind as does "Sesame Street". But nothing quite calmed me down and made me listen quite so much as "Mr. Dressup". I've always wanted my own Tickle Trunk and the desire to live in a treehouse still hasn't been flushed from my system. I'll miss this show. I'll miss the others as well, but not in the same way. All the other shows were shows that I watched in my childhood. "Mr. Dressup" was a *part* of my childhood.


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