Children's Television Show (live, 5 days). With a birthday boy and/or girl and their friends as on-air guests, viewers were engaged in games, songs, stories, craft-making, informational segments, puppet plays and interviews with guest performers and personalities. Written by
W. A. Walters
Did You Know?
In 1966-67 "Birthday House" featured "Freckles" a Saint Bernard puppy. She first came on the show when she was 6 weeks old, and came back every week (growing 8 - 10 pounds each week) until she was a gigantic 160 pound dog. She went on to an expansive career in show business, appearing in Midnight Cowboy
, and starring in an opera at Lincoln Center ("The Stoned Guest"). See more