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H.R. Pufnstuf 

The adventures of a boy trapped in a fantastic land with a dragon friend and a witch enemy.
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Series cast summary:
Jack Wild ...  Jimmy 17 episodes, 1969-1970
Billie Hayes ...  Witchiepoo 17 episodes, 1969-1970
Lennie Weinrib Lennie Weinrib ...  H.R. Pufnstuf / ... 17 episodes, 1969-1970
Joan Gerber Joan Gerber ...  Freddy the Flute / ... 17 episodes, 1969-1970
Walker Edmiston ...  Dr. Blinkey / ... 17 episodes, 1969-1970
Sharon Baird ...  Lady Boyd / ... 17 episodes, 1969-1970
Roberto Gamonet Roberto Gamonet ...  H.R. Pufnstuf 17 episodes, 1969-1970
Joy Campbell Joy Campbell ...  Cling / ... 17 episodes, 1969-1970
Angelo Rossitto ...  Clang / ... 17 episodes, 1969-1970
Johnny Silver ...  Ludicrous Lion / ... 17 episodes, 1969-1970
Harry Monty Harry Monty ...  Various Characters 17 episodes, 1969-1970
Jon Linton Jon Linton ...  Various Characters 17 episodes, 1969-1970
Andy Ratoucheff Andy Ratoucheff ...  Various Characters 17 episodes, 1969-1970
Scutter McKay Scutter McKay ...  Various Characters 17 episodes, 1969-1970
Robin Roper Robin Roper ...  Various Characters 17 episodes, 1969-1970
Jerry Landon Jerry Landon ...  Living Island Tree 17 episodes, 1969-1970
Felix Silla ...  Polka Dotted Horse / ... 17 episodes, 1969-1970
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A young boy named Jimmy has in his possession a magic flute named Freddie that can talk and play tunes on its own. One day he gets on a magic talking boat that promises to take him on an adventure. The boat happens to belong to a wicked witch named Witchiepoo, who uses the boat to kidnap Jimmy and take him to her home base on Living Island, where she hopes to steal Freddie for her own selfish needs. Fortunately Jimmy is rescued by the island's mayor, a six foot dragon named H.R. Pufnstuf. After Jimmy is rescued by Pufnstuf and his two deputies, Kling and Klang, his adventures begin as well as his attempts to get back home. Written by Brian Washington <Sargebri@att.net>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 September 1969 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

(17 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The idea of Living Island using buttons as currency came from Sid Krofft's childhood. As a kid he'd charged friends buttons, not pennies, to view puppet shows in his back yard. See more »

Quotes

Witchiepoo: With friends like you two, who needs enemies?
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Referenced in The Office: The Banker (2010) See more »

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H.R. Pufnstuf
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Performed by The Pufnstuf
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A camp romp for children and adults alike
17 May 2006 | by sodyinozSee all my reviews

Jimmy has a talking flute. Witchiepoo wants the talking flute. There is the underlying premise for a camp romp for children and adults alike.

Witchiepoo steals the show as she seeks to overcome all sorts of obstacles including her bumbling sidekicks to steal the talking flute. All sorts of supporting characters abound in this costume comedy - Kling and Klang (the policemen); HR Pufnstuf (the Mayor); the North and South Winds; and many more.

It was a wonderful adventure and lots of fun when growing up; and still is. A timeless classic that defies the challenges of the hi-tech era. Definitely worth a look!


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