Pinwheel (1979– )

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Credited cast:
Elizabeth Abbassi ...
 (1979)
Dale Engel ...
 Smitty (1981-1989) (voice)
George James ...
 Jake (1981-1989) (voice)
Jim Jinkins ...
 Additional Voices (1981-1989) (voice)
C.C. Loveheart ...
 Coco the Mime #1 (1979) (as Caroline Cox)
Lowell Marin ...
 (1979)
Arline Miyazaki ...
 Kim
Lindanell Rivera ...
 Coco the Mime #2 (1979)
Betty Rozek ...
 Sal
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This children's variety show from Nickelodeon's early days featured puppets interacting with live actors in "Sesame Street"-like situations, along with various animated shorts from overseas. At 5 hours in length, "Pinwheel" kept children occupied well into the afternoon. Written by Jason A. Cormier

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Itf it's a school day, it must be Pinwheel on Nick!
16 June 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

For years, Pinwheel was the children's show that featured cartoons and live action figures. I barely remember this Canadian show but I do have fondness for the early Nickelodeon days when everything was new and fresh. They went to Canada and got their children's programming during the day and even into the night. Pinwheel was ideal for kids even today. The show lasted several hours sometimes and slowly it was cut back over the time. Pinwheel was a great programming effort for kids of my generation. I still vaguely remember the cartoons and the live action but I felt comfortable and at home watching Nickelodeon. The shows aren't the same now as it was once was but nothing good lasts forever but I'll have my memories.


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