Huckleberry Hound Booby

Tower Press “Huckleberry Hound Booby” No 6648, c.1962. The Huckleberry Hound Show began in 1958 and ended in 1962. This is the final series of the Tower games just before Waddingtons took Tower Press over. See the Rules

Tower Press “Huckleberry Hound Booby” No 6648, c.1962

Above: Tower Press “Huckleberry Hound Booby” No 6648, c.1962. The makers of the TV show were the Hanna-Barbera partners and Screen Gems were the distributers for Colombia pictures. Images and notes courtesy Rex Pitts.

Tower Press “Huckleberry Hound Booby” No 6648, c.1962

The show format was a series of separate adventures of characters who only met in the opening title sequence and not in the actual stories. The leading character, Huckleberry Hound, was a slow talking blue bloodhound with a Southern drawl. Daws Butler was the Actor who provided his voice amongst other characters in the cast. Other Regulars were Pixie and Dixie, a pair of mice, Mr Jinks, a cool cat, Yogi Bear and Boo Boo, naughty bears from Jellystone Park. Yogi persistently seeking to acquire the “Pik-a-Nik” Baskets belonging to the tourists visiting the park declaring himself to be “smarter than the average bear” but invariably thwarted by fortune or the park Ranger. Also appearing were Ding-a-Ling a fox and from 1960, Hokey Wolf who replaced Yogi Bear when he was set up with his own show.

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