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Pontoffel Pock, Where Are You? (1980)

A young man wishes he could get away and his wish is granted in a globetrotting, song-singing way.

Director:

Gerard Baldwin

Writer:

Dr. Seuss (teleplay)
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Ken Lundie Ken Lundie ... Higbee (voice)
Joe Raposo Joe Raposo ... Gil Gickler / Groogen Musician / Senior Fairy / Groogen Dairywoman (voice)
Wayne Morton Wayne Morton ... Pontoffel Pock (voice)
Hal Smith ... McGillicuddy / Good Fairy-in-Chief (voice)
Sue Allen Sue Allen ... Neepha Pheepha (voice)
Don Messick ... Humboldt (voice)
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Storyline

Dejected klutz Pontoffel Pock gets fired from his job at a pickle factory. Pock wishes to get away from it all and receives a magical piano from jolly fairy McGillicuddy. Pock embarks on a series of loopy misadventures as the piano enables him to travel all over the world. Written by Woodyanders

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Certificate:

TV-G
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 May 1980 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Pontoffel Pock and His Magic Piano See more »

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Color
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Quotes

Gil Gickler: Just pull on the pull 'em, and push on the push 'em, and the pickles go into the jar! What a wonderful way to spend everyday, you should think your lucky stars!
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Great!
14 March 2002 | by Bartgirl05See all my reviews

It's fun to see some of Dr. Seuss' other characters, besides the Cat, the Grinch, and Sam-I-Am. Pontoffel Pock messes up his job at the Dill Pickle Works, and wishes he could get away from it all. McGillicudy, a fairy, answers his prayers with a magic piano that can take him away from it all. But Pontoffel wreaks havoc, and falls in love with an eyeball dancer named Neefa Feefa, and soon it's a trip around the world to find him and the piano!


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