Love, American Style
Walter (segment "Love and the Wishing Star") / (segment "Love and the Big Surprise")
Harlan Livingston III
Meyers / Stable Owner
Starred in a sitcom pilot called "The Bear and I" in which he played a kiddie-show host, with Janos Prohaska
as the titular ursine character whom almost everyone thinks is a guy in a fur suit, but Soupy knows is really a talking bear. The pilot producer was Chris Bearde
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Mr. Soupy Sales
5' 10½" (1.79 m)
Did You Know?
Once I found out that adults were watching, too, I never consciously changed anything to play to them.
An urban legend claimed Sales sneaked off-color humor onto his show for the amusement of his huge adult audience. This has been disproven repeatedly. For many years, Sales had a standing offer of $10,000 to anyone who could prove he worked "blue" on his kids' shows. Nobody ever took the offer, although the rumor persisted.