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Description In this episode, Rootie dresses up as a reporter and interviews Polka Dottie, who is pretending to be new to town. The skit centers around Big Todd and Rootie singing "Ain't She Sweet" about Polka Dottie. Gala Poochie Pup makes a speech and Mr. Deetle Dootle and El Squeako Mouse show up with banners for “Be Kind to People Week.” Poison Zanzibou shows up, dressed as the Flower Lady, to try and steal Rootie's Magic Kazootie. 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 Paul Burggraf
Technical Director Jack McNally
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
Production Supervised by Arnold Cohan
Written by Charles L. Hutchings
Supervised by Arnold Cohan
Audio by Larry McCormick
Lighting by Tony Azzolino
Duration 00:15:02
Color/Black & White Black & White
Sound/Silent Sound
Film Stock 16mm