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Flipper 

Not Rated | | Adventure, Family | TV Series (1964–1967)
Ranger Porter Ricks is responsible for the animal and human life in Coral Key Park, Florida. Stories center on his 15-year-old son Sandy and 10-year-old Bud and, especially, on their pet dolphin Flipper.
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1967   1966   1965   1964  
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Complete series cast summary:
Brian Kelly ...  Porter Ricks 88 episodes, 1964-1967
Luke Halpin ...  Sandy Ricks 88 episodes, 1964-1967
Tommy Norden Tommy Norden ...  Bud Ricks 88 episodes, 1964-1967
Flipper ...  Flipper / ... 88 episodes, 1964-1967
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Ranger Porter Ricks is responsible for the animal and human life in Coral Key Park, Florida. Stories center on his 15-year-old son Sandy and 10-year-old Bud and, especially, on their pet dolphin Flipper.

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Dive into a world full of wonder with the King of the Sea! (Season One DVD)

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Adventure | Family

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 September 1964 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Flipper le dauphin See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(88 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Luke Halpin and Tommy Norden had previously appeared in separate episodes of Route 66 (1960), as had the wife of Brian Kelly, Laura Devon. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Designing Women: Nowhere to Run To (1990) See more »

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Don't buy this on DVD from FxCloudMedia!
22 July 2011 | by beek38See all my reviews

Seasons 1, 2 and 3 of Flipper The Original Series are for sale on Amazon. Great quality!

Don't buy this from fxcloudmedia! Most of their DVD's won't play in your standalone DVD player. The picture quality is horrible. They recorded Flipper from television (the Animal Planet logo is on screen all the time) and they must have used a VHS recorder for this. Also there is no artwork.

I've tried to contact Fx Cloud Media about this, but they are not responding.

Season 3 is not for sale yet on Amazon.com. On the German Amazon (amazon.de) all seasons have been for sale for years now. But the German DVD's don't contain the original soundtrack. It's all in German.

All episodes (seasons 1, 2 and 3) can been watched on Hulu.com.


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