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Description The show opens with Rootie worrying about El Squeako Mouse being too short to play on the baseball team. Big Todd introduces the character “Thumb-a-lina” to Rootie and Polka Dottie, while a song ensues. Gala Poochie Pup comes through expecting reporters to interview him about being famous for having an elevator. Mr. Deetle Dootle also makes an appearance looking for an elevator, and drops a sign warning Rootie about an incoming Poison Zoomack, who comes by disguised as the expected reporter.
Subject The Rootie Kazootie Club, Children's television
Producer Produced by Steve Carlin

Director Directed by Joseph L. Stuhl
Technical Director Art Nace
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
Duration 00:15:01
Color/Black & White Black & White
Sound/Silent Sound
Film Stock 16mm