The Harlem Globetrotters Popcorn Machine

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The Harlem Globetrotters Popcorn Machine
Genre Children's television series
Created by John Aylesworth
Frank Peppiatt
Written by John Aylesworth
Frank Peppiatt
Jack Burns
Directed by Tony Mordente
Starring John Aylesworth
Nate Brown
Tex Harrison
Geese Ausbie
Theodis Lee
Country of origin USA
Original language(s) English
Location(s) CBS Television City
Running time 25 minutes
Production company(s) Funhouse Productions Inc
CBS Productions
Yongestreet Productions
Distributor CBS Television Distribution
Original channel CBS
Original release 7 September 1974 – 30 August 1975

The Harlem Globetrotters Popcorn Machine is a Saturday morning variety show featuring players from the basketball team the Harlem Globetrotters singing, dancing, and performing comedy sketches. Broadcast in 1974, it was produced by Funhouse Productions and Yongestreet Productions for CBS Productions.


The Harlem Globetrotters: Meadowlark Lemon, Marques Haynes, Tex Harrison, Hubert "Geese" Ausbie, Nate Branch, Curly Neal, Theodis Lee, John Smith and Bobby Joe Mason.

Featuring Avery Schreiber as Mr. Evil and Rodney Allen Rippy as himself. John Aylesworth was the Announcer.

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