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The Banana Splits Adventure Hour 

A pop group consisting of four anthropomorphic animals host a variety of cartoons, songs, and skits.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Kim Kahana ...  Chongo 9 episodes, 1968-1969
Frank Aletter ...  Prof. Irwin Hayden 9 episodes, 1968-1969
Rockne Tarkington ...  Elihu Morgan 9 episodes, 1968-1969
Ronne Troup Ronne Troup ...  Leslie Hayden 9 episodes, 1968-1969
Jan-Michael Vincent ...  Lincoln 'Link' Simmons 9 episodes, 1968-1969
Jeff Winkless ...  Fleegle the Dog (in the suit) 8 episodes, 1968-1969
Terence H. Winkless 8 episodes, 1968-1969
Dan Owen Dan Owen ...  Drooper the Lion (in the suit) 8 episodes, 1968-1969
Robert Towers 8 episodes, 1968-1969
Henry Corden ...  Bez / ... 8 episodes, 1968-1969
Don Messick ...  Aramis / ... 8 episodes, 1968-1969
Paul Frees ...  Evil Vangore / ... 8 episodes, 1968-1969
Jay North ...  Prince Turhan 8 episodes, 1968-1969
Frank Gerstle ...  Raseem 8 episodes, 1968-1969
John Stephenson ...  Bakaar of the Arabian Knights / ... 8 episodes, 1968-1969
Shari Lewis ...  Princess Nidor 8 episodes, 1968-1969
Jean Vander Pyl ...  Floral Rugg / ... 8 episodes, 1968-1969
Daws Butler ...  Bingo 8 episodes, 1968-1969
Allan Melvin ...  Drooper 8 episodes, 1968-1969
Rick Lancelot Rick Lancelot 8 episodes, 1968-1969
Thomas Poole Thomas Poole 8 episodes, 1968-1969
Jay Larrimore Jay Larrimore ...  Snorky the Elephant / ... 8 episodes, 1968-1969
Robert Smith Robert Smith 8 episodes, 1968-1969
Paul Winchell ...  Fleegle 8 episodes, 1968-1969
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A pop group consisting of four anthropomorphic animals host a variety of cartoons, songs, and skits.

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surrealism | lion | elephant | dog | puppet | See All (8) »

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A mess of fun for everyone!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 September 1968 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Banana Splits and Friends Show See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The show originally was going to be called "The Banana Bunch". However, there was a children's book already released with that title and the author wouldn't give permission to Hanna-Barbera to use it. Also, the name change had further repercussions as Kellogg's, who was the show's sponsor, was going to sell cereal with the Banana Bunch name and when the name changed happened Kellogg's was forced to abandon their plans even though they had already printed 1.25 million boxes with the cereal's name. See more »

Quotes

Drooper the Lion: Hey Fleegle, get the mail!
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Connections

Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Hellcats (1990) See more »

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Shear Genious.
1 January 2003 | by dootussSee all my reviews

I caught this on Cartoon Network's "Boomerang" preview about 2 weeks ago, and since it was my first time seeing it, I knew I was in for a treat since this was one of Hanna-Barbera's memorable shows. This show has live action(The Bannana Splits, Danger Island which was on the episode I watched. Got to admit, it rocked), animation(Arabian Nights, The Four Muskateers). What a concept this was!! It's a shame it didn't last at least 5 years because this show was pretty good. Plus, it featured Michael Vincent (now known as Jan-Michael Vincent). Another fact was that Richard Donner("Lethel Weapon") directed the episodes. Quite interesting.

This gets a perfect 10.


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