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Pontoffel Pock, Where Are You? (1980)

A young man wishes he could get away and his wish is granted in a globetrotting, song-singing way.

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Cast

Cast overview:
Ken Lundie ...
Higbee (voice)
Joe Raposo ...
Gil Gickler / Groogen Musician / Senior Fairy / Groogen Dairywoman (voice)
Wayne Morton ...
Pontoffel Pock (voice)
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McGillicuddy / Good Fairy-in-Chief (voice)
Sue Allen ...
Neepha Pheepha (voice)
Don Messick ...
Humboldt (voice)
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Storyline

Dejected klutz Pontoffel Pock gets fired from his job at a pickle factory. Pock wishes to get away from it all and receives a magical piano from jolly fairy McGillicuddy. Pock embarks on a series of loopy misadventures as the piano enables him to travel all over the world. Written by Woodyanders

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2 May 1980 (USA)  »

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Pontoffel Pock and His Magic Piano  »

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Gil Gickler: Just pull on the pull 'em, and push on the push 'em, and the pickles go into the jar! What a wonderful way to spend everyday, you should think your lucky stars!
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Great!
14 March 2002 | by See all my reviews

It's fun to see some of Dr. Seuss' other characters, besides the Cat, the Grinch, and Sam-I-Am. Pontoffel Pock messes up his job at the Dill Pickle Works, and wishes he could get away from it all. McGillicudy, a fairy, answers his prayers with a magic piano that can take him away from it all. But Pontoffel wreaks havoc, and falls in love with an eyeball dancer named Neefa Feefa, and soon it's a trip around the world to find him and the piano!


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