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The Bugaloos 

The Bugaloos are a rock-n-roll band with bug wings who live in a magical forest. Benita Bizarre wants to put an end to their goody-goody behavior, and tries to capture and/or destroy them ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
John McIndoe ...  I.Q. 17 episodes, 1970-1971
Wayne Laryea Wayne Laryea ...  Harmony 17 episodes, 1970-1971
John Philpott John Philpott ...  Courage 17 episodes, 1970-1971
Caroline Ellis ...  Joy 17 episodes, 1970-1971
Martha Raye ...  Benita Bizarre 17 episodes, 1970-1971
Billy Barty ...  Sparky the Firefly 17 episodes, 1970-1971
Sharon Baird ...  Funky Rat / ... 17 episodes, 1970-1971
Joy Campbell Joy Campbell ...  Woofer 17 episodes, 1970-1971
Van Snowden ...  Tweeter 17 episodes, 1970-1971
Walker Edmiston 17 episodes, 1970-1971
Joan Gerber Joan Gerber 17 episodes, 1970-1971
The Krofft Puppets ...  Funky Rat / ... 17 episodes, 1970-1971
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The Bugaloos are a rock-n-roll band with bug wings who live in a magical forest. Benita Bizarre wants to put an end to their goody-goody behavior, and tries to capture and/or destroy them with the help of her henchthings Woofer and Tweeter. Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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Family | Fantasy

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USA

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English

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12 September 1970 (USA) See more »

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Bugaloos See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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(17 episodes)

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Mono

Color:

Color
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Walker Edmiston also voiced Sparky the Firefly on occasion. See more »

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Referenced in Pufnstuf (1970) See more »

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The Bugaloos
(1970)
Performed by The Bugaloos
Written by Charles Fox and Norman Gimbel
Published by Kristina Music
Courtesy of Sid and Marty Krofft Pictures
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They're in the air and everywhere!!
4 April 2001 | by timmaukSee all my reviews

I loved this live action kids show from the early '70's. In the vein of H R Puffnstuff and Lidsville. It stars a group of young people who are silly bugs, flying around singing silly songs and have silly little adventures. They are chased by the campy and over madeup Martha Raye who lives in a big jukebox.

I fear that the kids of today will never get the chance to view this wonder of wonders, but if you get the chance, see it. If only to see what Children's TV was like back then.....


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