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
(1969), and starring in an opera at Lincoln Center ("The Stoned Guest"). See more