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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:
...  Chongo 9 episodes, 1968-1969
...  Prof. Irwin Hayden 9 episodes, 1968-1969
...  Elihu Morgan 9 episodes, 1968-1969
Ronne Troup ...  Leslie Hayden 9 episodes, 1968-1969
...  Lincoln 'Link' Simmons 9 episodes, 1968-1969
...  Fleegle the Dog (in the suit) 8 episodes, 1968-1969
8 episodes, 1968-1969
Dan Owen ...  Drooper the Lion (in the suit) 8 episodes, 1968-1969
8 episodes, 1968-1969
...  Bez / ... 8 episodes, 1968-1969
...  Aramis / ... 8 episodes, 1968-1969
...  Evil Vangore / ... 8 episodes, 1968-1969
...  Prince Turhan 8 episodes, 1968-1969
...  Raseem 8 episodes, 1968-1969
...  Bakaar of the Arabian Knights / ... 8 episodes, 1968-1969
...  Princess Nidor 8 episodes, 1968-1969
...  Floral Rugg / ... 8 episodes, 1968-1969
...  Bingo 8 episodes, 1968-1969
...  Drooper 8 episodes, 1968-1969
Rick Lancelot 8 episodes, 1968-1969
Thomas Poole 8 episodes, 1968-1969
Jay Larrimore ...  Snorky the Elephant / ... 8 episodes, 1968-1969
Robert Smith 8 episodes, 1968-1969
...  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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A mess of fun for everyone!


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7 September 1968 (USA)  »

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The Banana Splits and Friends Show  »

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Trivia

One of the composers employed to write the songs "performed" by the Banana Splits was future R&B legend Barry White. See more »

Quotes

Bingo: It's The Sour Grapes Bunch!
Fleegle: Ohhh No!
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Connections

Referenced in The Partridge Family: I Left My Heart in Cincinnati (1973) See more »

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Hodgepodge of Fun
10 April 2002 | by See all my reviews

One of Hanna-Barbera's best shows was this combination of live action, cartoons, vaudeville and rock n' roll. The cartoon shorts on the show are seldom seen gems today--"The Three Musketeers", "Gulliver's Travels", "The Arabian Nights". "Danger Island" was a live action serial about a group of people trapped on an island plagued by modern day pirates. A young Jan Michael Vincent was part of the cast, and Richard Donner ("Lethal Weapon") directed the episodes. In between the cartoons and "Danger Island", the Splits sang, cracked jokes, and tried to avoid confrontations with a local gang (apparently made up of kids who would dance into their clubhouse with threatening messages).


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