Syndicated half-hour children's television show that ran from 1972-1977, New Zoo Review, is a 196-episode musical comedy show. Through song, dance and games, The New Zoo Revue teaches the ... See full summary »
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Syndicated half-hour children's television show that ran from 1972-1977, New Zoo Review, is a 196-episode musical comedy show. Through song, dance and games, The New Zoo Revue teaches the basic principles of getting along with others, respecting the community and oneself, and doing the right thing. Hosted by humans Doug and Emmy Jo, the show features costumed full-bodied puppet characters, primarilya shy hippopotamus named Henrietta Hippo, a wise owl named Charlie the Owl , and fun-loving frog named Freddy the Frog. Written by john-e-jones01

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Campy Fun!
21 February 2005 | by (South Boston, Massachusetts) – See all my reviews

They show this up on a local station in Boston and I first saw it when I was 10 or 11 and that was a few years ago and I laughed my ass off!

It's this cheesy kids show from the 70s...the acting is fake, the camera angles are pathetic and the costumes are cheap as can be!

There was one episode and the owl got ticked off or something and wanted to leave and he fell out of a tree but I remember the chick screaming "CHARLIE!!!" but then reacting and waving her hands 20 seconds later and the frog was dancing around in a gazebo and his eyeballs were rolling around in the plastic thing that holds them to the costume (it looked like the frog was drunk!)

I suggest if you're crazy like me to buy the DVD and laugh your ass off!

I dunno if I were a parent that I'd let my kids watch this..it'd probably emotionally scar them for life!

Also look out for the hilarious "outtakes" on this website...the frog and the owl COME OUT and the owl and the frog get "intimate"...that is probably THE funniest thing I've ever seen in my life!


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