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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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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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TV-G | See all certifications »
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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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Did You Know?

Trivia

Other songwriters who wrote songs for the show included Al Kooper and Gene Pitney. See more »

Quotes

Drooper the Lion: In-laws can give ya trouble, and outlaws can give ya trouble! So why take a chance on by-laws!
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Connections

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

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I may have only been 3 but.....
30 November 2005 | by happipuppi13See all my reviews

I was only 3 and 4 when I saw this show. (I was 3 in '71 so it must have been re-runs already.) I remember just laughing at how silly and goofy the characters acted. I barely understood what,if anything ,that they were saying. I watched the cartoons 1/2 understanding them of course.

The theme song never,and I mean never,exited my head from day one and recently I found a 45rpm copy of the song,which I bought for about $1.

I gotlucky in 2003 and got cable TV and for one night only on Cartoon Network got to see about 3 or 4 shows in a row! I laughed a little but obviously what's funny then isn't always as funny later. I did laugh at the cartoons (unintentionally). For the times,they were pretty good.

The show can be currently seen on "Boomerang" channel,basically Cartoon network Pt. 2 on Hi-Def cable.

I'll still give a 10 star rating,because when childhood memories are good,they're always good. Great job Daws Butler and Allan Melvin & Co. Allan Melvin by the way was Barney on "All In The Family" and Sam Franklin the Butcher on "The Brady Bunch." (Allan passed away at 84 on 01/19/2008).


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