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Description A weekday, 15-minute episode of the children’s show. The episode begins with a Silvercup bread ad and the audience of children singing the show's theme song. The episode's plot follows Rootie and Polka Dottie sitting on a rainbow, singing a thematically appropriate song with Big Todd. Then, Rootie, Big Todd, and Gala Poochie Pup wait for Mr. Deetle Dootle to present the new "hi" sign for their club. Finally, Poison Zoomack appears, wearing a disguise, to try and trick Rootie into handing over his Magic Kazootie. The episode ends with a fourth Silvercup ad and everyone singing the show's theme song.
Subject The Rootie Kazootie Club, Children's Television
Producer Produced by Steve Carlin
Associate Producer Joseph L. Stuhl

Director Directed by Paul Burggraf
Technical Director Jack McNally
Contributor Chief Rooter "Big" Todd Russell
Lilliputians designed by Paul Ashley
"Characterooties" played by Betty Jane Tyler, Frank Milano, John Vee, Paul Ashley
Musical Director Milton Kaye
Written by Charles L. Hutchings
Supervised by Arnold Cohan
Duration 00:15:02
Color/Black & White Black & White
Sound/Silent Sound
Film Stock 16mm