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Pinwheel 

TV-Y | | Family | TV Series (1976– )
This children's variety show from Nickelodeon's early days featured puppets interacting with live actors in "Sesame Street"-like situations, along with various animated shorts from overseas... See full summary »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Rudolf Hrusínský ...  Narrator 1 episode, 1976
Pearl Peterson Pearl Peterson ...  Narrator 1 episode, 1976
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This children's variety show from Nickelodeon's early days featured puppets interacting with live actors in "Sesame Street"-like situations, along with various animated shorts from overseas. At 5 hours in length, "Pinwheel" kept children occupied well into the afternoon. Written by Jason A. Cormier

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Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 December 1977 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Columbus, Ohio, USA

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Sound Mix:

Mono

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Color
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A lot of the show's shorts are considered lost. See more »

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Referenced in The Toy (1982) See more »

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Pinwheel, Pinwheel, Spinning Around
22 February 2002 | by goldandglassSee all my reviews

I remember watching this show at my Grandparents' house a lot, and I can still sing the theme song. Some of the cartoon bits included the British "Simon" (who liked to do drawings) and Emily ("whoopee"). I had thought the show lasted for hours and hours, and it turns out I was right! I wish Nickelodeon still had Pinwheel, it was such a great show, if not as slick as the shows for kids today.


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