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Description This 15-minute episode would have aired on a weekday after the Howdy Doody show. The episode features Polka Dottie's rules for life and Gala Poochie Pup delivering a postcard for El Squeako Mouse. Rootie, Polka Dottie, and Big Todd sing "Never Ever Smile at a Crocodile." The episode's sponsor is Silvercup bread.
Subject The Rootie Kazootie Club, Children's Television
Producer Produced by Steve Carlin
Associate Producer Joseph L. Stuhl
Director Directed by Manny Warshal
Contributor Chief Rooter "Big" Todd Russell
Lilliputians designed by Paul Ashley
"Characterooties" played by Naomi Lewis, Frank Milano, John Vee, Paul Ashley
Musical Director Milton Kaye
Written by Charles Hutchings
Supervised by Arnold Cohan
Duration 00:15:06
Color/Black & White Black & White
Sound/Silent Sound
Film Stock 16mm