The Tomfoolery Show (Series)The Tomfoolery Show (Series) (1970) Cartoon Series
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- The Tomfoolery Show Cartoon SeriesSeries
- Traditional Animation
- Rankin-Bass Productions, Halas and Batchelor Cartoon Films
- Distributed by: Halas and Batchelor Cartoon Films
- Cartoon Characters: Enthusiastic Elephant, Fastidious Fish, Outrageous Ostrich, Worrying Whizzing Wasp, Scroovy Snake, The Yonghy-Bonghy-Bo, The Umbrageous Umbrella Maker, Tic-Tac-Toe Board, Mrs. Jaefer, Mr. and Mrs. Discobolus, The Table and the Chair, The Duck and the Kangaroo, Onomatopoiea, Purple Cow, Goops.
- Voice Actors: Peter Hawkins, Bernard Spear, The Maury Laws Singers.
- Directed By Arthur Rankin Jr., Jules Bass, John Halas, Joy Batchelor, Haster Goblentz; more Directors ...
- Produced By Arthur Rankin Jr, Jules Bass, John Halas, Joy Batchelor, Katy Holland.
- Animated By Harold Whitaker, Tony Guy, John Perkins, Terry Harrison, Ginger Gibbons, Mike Pogock, Joan Garrick, John Challis, Santo Villani, Stuart Wynn Jones, Elphin Lloyd Jones.
- Written By Romeo Muller, Lewis Carroll, Edward Lear.
- Music: Maury Laws, Jules Bass.
- Series Began Airing on September 12, 1970.
- Originally Aired on NBC-TV (USA).
- Running Time: 30 minutes.
- U.S.A. / United Kingdom
A show devoted to the nonsense poems of Edward Lear, Lewis Carroll, Gelett Burgess and Ogden Nash, as well as "Laugh-In"-style sight gags.
Cartoon Production Information:
17 episodes were made, which ran through September 4, 1971. The first time that Rankin/Bass employed Halas and Batchelor Animation for a show. Some of the background music was reused from such earlier Rankin/Bass cartoons as The King Kong Show and... (more)
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