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Description Rootie and Big Todd start this episode with a song about shoe shining as an encouragement to brighten one’s attitude. An awkward transition to a Silvercup advertisement comes next. Rootie realizes his upcoming wrestling match between him and the Great Bologna Bender for the world title. Rootie’s manager (Gala Poochie Pup), trainer (Big Todd), and time keeper (Mr. Deetle Dootle) prepare him for the faceoff.
Subject The Rootie Kazootie Club, Children's Television
Producer Produced by Steve Carlin
Associate Producer Joseph L. Stuhl
Director Directed by Paul Burggraf
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
Duration 00:14:59
Color/Black & White Black & White
Sound/Silent Sound
Film Stock 16mm