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WCIU Channel 26 - Mulqueen's Kiddie A-Go-Go (Part 1, 1969)

Presenting - the first result of your generous donations! The completed "remastered" version (in three parts) direct from 2" Quad Videotape!

Here's the opening segment from an episode of Mulqueen's Kiddie a-Go-Go on WCIU Channel 26. Includes:

The kids dance to the Kiddie-A-Go-Go theme song.

Pandora talks to the duck character "Spike" about the upcoming Chapter 6 of the serial Jungle Queen.

The kids dance to "I've Been Hurt" by Bill Deal and the Rhondels.

Commercial: Henry's Restaurants featuring "Captain Henry" and a contest with 8829 winners - "Head For Henry's" - in Chicago, Joliet, Wheeling, Des Plaines, Waukegan - Highland, Indiana - Kenosha, Wisconsin - and Benton Harbor, Michigan. (ending voiceover by Elaine Mulqueen) ("Captain Henry" is played by Dick Orkin (of his 60s radio series "Chickenman" fame) - who also worked with Rich Koz!)

Starring Elaine Mulqueen as Pandora. Directed by Drew Leach.

Former WCIU staffer Aubrey Mumpower says, "Mike May the TD [Technical Director] on duty would do those duck voices. [i.e., Spike] It was really funny when he'd use them on headset."

Note: this is presented as originally broadcast, in Black & White.

What a simpler time, eh? :-)

"This thing is bigger than all of us..."

This aired live on local Chicago TV on Friday, April 25th 1969 during the 4:30pm to 5:30pm timeframe.

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Groovy, man!
Comment posted by APM on Saturday, August 28th 2010 at 11:40am.

I think something like this would be akin to Wonderama produced for the Metromedia stations, including Channel 5 in NYC.

But this is one of a kind for ANY MARKET!

Comment posted by BobAnthony on Sunday, August 29th 2010 at 5:15pm.

Were Henry's restaurants still aroundin 1972? Also--does anyone remember what color their circle logo was?
Comment posted by wretchedrepast on Monday, August 30th 2010 at 2:13pm.

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