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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

Opening and closing sequences were filmed at Six Flags Over Texas and Coney Island in Cincinnati OH amusement parks. See more »

Quotes

Fleegle: The Banana Splits club will now come to order. And the first business is, where's my gavel?
Drooper the Lion: Your what, Fleeg?
Drooper the Lion: My gavel. Gav-el! It should be here on my desk.
Drooper the Lion: Oh that. Well ya see, one week you hit your finger with it and another time you broke your desk with it, so we thought we'd better hide it.
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Referenced in So Wrong They're Right (1995) See more »

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Those funny rock-n'-roll critters will make you HOWL!!!
15 August 2000 | by Becca-37See all my reviews

When I was a tiny girl, I used to watch this special Hanna-Barbera hour featuring such zany live-action costumed animals sharing a groovy 2-D pad splashed in such bright psychedelic colors that would remind you of Pee-Wee Herman's Playhouse several decades later. All donning cool shades and old-fashioned firemen's helmets, the funny furry foursome - Bingo the toothy gorilla, Drooper the swingin' lion, Snork the woolly elephant, and my most favorite of all, Fleegle the floppy beagle with a cherry red tongue - would all run, turn around, bump into each other, hop around, and go tumbling all down as well as being scared right out of their wits by the sudden appearance of a little girl, surviving a day at an amusement park, playing such silly tunes in a band typical of cartoons from the '60s-'70s, and just plain engaging in such wacky adventures that would set off any Gen-X off into helpless gales of laughs and memories. And then after a whole series of a cuckoo bird popping out its head and then getting it whacked by a closing clock door and an ape's head moving its motorized mouth over the doorway, our singing hippie hosts would suddenly scurry away to make the way for a few short cartoons featuring The Four Musketeers and the Aladdin-like characters with their pet donkey as well as a live-action quickie all about a group of shipwrecked adventurers living on a tropical island full of crocodiles, pirates, and native cannibals. But once those little shows are over, our most beloved Banana Splits will be suddenly back with their banana-crazy antics and even more off-the-wall musical numbers to send off anyone growing up at the time on a very pleasant nostalgic trip all the way back to their Brady-Bunch childhood of the swinging Sixties and Seventies. Today, you can still visit your old rockin' pals at the most ungodly hours during the weekends on the Cartoon Network!


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