WGN Channel 9 - The Groovie Goolies and Friends (Opening & Break, 1980)
Here's the opening for The Groovie Goolies and Friends on WGN Channel 9, followed by a commercial break. Includes:
WGN "Last Farewell" animated station ID (voiceover and time check by Bob Bell)
Opening of The Groovie Goolies and Friends (the main show was originally run as part of Sabrina and the Groovie Goolies, which aired on the CBS Network from 1970 to 1971, and then aired on its own from 1971 to 1972); this umbrella also includes Lassie's Rescue Rangers (which aired on the ABC Network from 1973 to 1975), The New Adventures of Gilligan (which aired on ABC from 1974 to 1976), My Favorite Martians (which aired on CBS from 1973 to 1975), M-U-S-H (an animated spin-off of M*A*S*H), Fraidy Cat, Wacky and Packy (the last three aired as part of the short-lived Uncle Croc's Block on ABC from 1975 to 1976), and The New Adventures of Waldo Kitty (a repackaging of The Secret Lives of Waldo Kitty which aired on NBC from 1975 to 1976). (voiceover by the founder of Filmation Associates, Lou Scheimer)
"We'll Return After These Announcements" bumper (with Groovie Goolies clip) (voiceover by Len Johnson)
Commercial offer for the marriage advice books "If Only He Knew: What No Woman Can Resist" and "For Better or for Best: Understand Your Man," both written by Gary Smalley and Norma Smalley - Only $12.95 - Not Available in Stores - "Money Back If Not Delighted"
"Now Let's Return to The Groovie Goolies" bumper (with another Groovie Goolies clip) (voiceover by Len Johnson)
Opening moments of Lassie's Rescue Rangers episode
This aired on local Chicago TV in February 1980 during the 8am to 8:04am timeframe.
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This clip aired in February 1980, and is included in the following categories: