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Butternut Square 

Butternut Square was a Canadian children's television series which aired on CBC Television between October 19, 1964 and February 10, 1967. The cast featured Ernie Coombs as Mr. Dressup, who... See full summary »
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A celebration of the first 25 of the popular Canadian children's show "Mr. Dressup". In this show, Mr. Dressup is accidentally sent back in time to the early days of his TV Shows and must ... See full summary »

Stars: Shawn Ashmore, Ernie Coombs, Nina Keogh
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Butternut Square was a Canadian children's television series which aired on CBC Television between October 19, 1964 and February 10, 1967. The cast featured Ernie Coombs as Mr. Dressup, who would follow with his own landmark television series. Written by Cameron Iacono

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1964 (Canada) See more »

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(1964-1966) | (1966-1967)

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Mono
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The character of Mr. Dressup was later spun off into one of the longest-running and enduring children's programs in Canadian history. See more »

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Spin-off Mr. Dressup (1967) See more »

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Amazing
24 February 2008 | by randycoatesSee all my reviews

Does anyone else here remember this show? I remember CBC reran it but that was years and years ago like the late 1970's. Butternut Square is worth watch alone just for seeing where Mr. Dressup's character came from. Ernie Coombs was so great as Mr. Dressup and it's great to see him in this show so young and new to the character. This show was a typical low budget Canadian show but the characters were great and it was such a good show for kids (like me at the time it first came out). I wish this show would be re-run again so that I can tape it for my grandkids to watch one day. If you get a chance to see this show, or tape it, or buy it on DVD if it ever comes out which would be great, do it, you won't be sorry, it was a very good show that the whole family will enjoy.


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