Johnny Jupiter (1953–1954)

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Ernest P. Duckweather, a general-store clerk, invents an interplanetary television set, thus developing a friendship with a puppet named Johnny Jupiter.

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2 | 1

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1954 | 1953 | unknown
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 B-12 / ... (32 episodes, 1953-1954)
Cliff Hall ...
 Horatio Frisby (31 episodes, 1953-1954)
Pat Peardon ...
 Katherine Frisby (31 episodes, 1953-1954)
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 Ernest P. Duckweather (29 episodes, 1953-1954)
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 Ernest P. Duckweather (12 episodes, 1953)
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Ernest P. Duckweather, a general-store clerk, invents an interplanetary television set, thus developing a friendship with a puppet named Johnny Jupiter.

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The DuMont version ended on 13 June 1953; the series ended (over ABC) on 29 May 1954. See more »

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Narrator: This is the story of Ernest P. Duckweather, who invented the strangest television in the world. On this set he could look through endless space, six hundred million miles away, to far-off Jupiter. In a Jupiterian television station he found three friends: Johnny Jupiter, a human, more or less; Major Domo, chief of the robots; and Reject, the factory-rejected robot who was able to appear and disappear at will. Soon Duckweather found that he could turn to the Jupiterians for help whenever he was ...
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Featured in Science Fiction: A Journey Into the Unknown (1994) See more »

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Wright King
11 August 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

What a busy, if spotty, career 'Ernest Duckweather' had. Check him out. He spanned 50 years. The opening jingle was catchy, the robot was amazingly crude, and watching the video tape that I bought on e-bay brought back fond memories from 50 years ago.

Would still like to find episodes of Flash Gordon, Kukla Fran and Ollie and would welcome memories of additional shows from this time period to research.

Winky Dink is another one.

Watched these shows at my grandmothers house as she had a early form of cable and could get ABC.


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