"Quigley's Village" is a kids' show which employs both live actors and puppets. Mr. Quigley is the leader of the town, with Trundle, a toucan, living in a cage on Quigley's front porch. Other neighborhood kids include Bubba, a chimp; Danny Lion and his younger sister, Lemon (so named because of her pastel yellow-colored fur); Spike, a girl porcupine who talks with a bit of a Brooklyn accent; Milty, a moose; and Alex, a fox. The humans who work and live in the village besides Mr. Quigley include Dexter, a handyman; Molly, the letter carrier; and Dr. Caramore, the local physician who is always glad to help the kids whenever they're ill. Each episode centered around a particular life lesson; for example, hard work and practice (Spike wanted to tap dance in the village's talent show, but she never practiced and froze up on stage), avoiding temptation (Bubba's mother made three banana cream pies for the village's bake sale, but ate them after his mother told him not to), overcoming fear (...
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Did You Know?
Ed Carlstone, executive producer of "Quigley's Village," got the inspiration for this show from his three-year-old son. Carlstone's son fibbed to him and Carlstone created a story for his son about his infraction, out of which grew the show's characters. See more