Hardrock, Coco, and Joe
Posted on December 24, 2012 at 11:09 pm
Everyone who grew up in Chicago in the 50’s knows and loves this one:
Posted on December 25, 2010 at 4:00 am
If you are of a certain age and grew up in Chicago, these will bring back a lot of memories, back from the days when children’s programming was local. I am always delighted when WGN runs it on Christmas for all the boomers who used to watch Garfield Goose and Ray Raynor.
Posted on December 25, 2009 at 9:47 am
My family is in Chicago, where my husband and I grew up, and we were enchanted to find a tribute to the children’s television shows we loved as kids on WGN last night. In those early days of television, children’s programming was local and the three biggest shows in Chicago were Ray Rayner, Garfield Goose, and of course Bozo the Clown. We especially loved these two holiday treats — think of them as a very early form of music video — and watching them together last night was every bit as much fun as it was back in the 1950’s, and even better because we got to enjoy them together.