Fun Time (TV series)
|Country of origin||Canada|
|No. of seasons||1|
|Original network||CBC Television|
|Original release||5 July 1956 – 1 February 1957|
The series featured Captain Frank (Frank Heron), his Fun Time Showboat and his parrot Matey. Episodes began with magic tricks by Magic Tom (Tom Auburn) or with juggling. Alan Jack and June Mack demonstrated how to play games and were featured with Captain Frank in various adventure segments filmed at various location. Traffic and water safety lessons were given by Elmer the Safety Elephant. The show's orchestra was led by Otto Muller.
Fun Time was produced in Montreal.
This half-hour series aired Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. (Eastern) from 5 July to 27 September 1956, then Fridays at 5:00 p.m. from 5 October 1956 until the last broadcast on 1 February 1957.
- Corcelli, John (February 2005). "Fun Time". Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved 7 May 2010.
- Allan, Blaine (1996). "Fun Time". Queen's University. Archived from the original on 11 March 2010. Retrieved 7 May 2010.
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