Archived from on August 7, 2007. Dressup is an amiable man who leads children through a series of songs, stories, arts and crafts and imaginative games, with the help of his puppet friends Casey and Finnegan. Jan 20, 1977 - Learning clown tricks and playing special instruments. He was assistant puppeteer to , working with him at in on Rogers's noontime program, The Children's Corner. Barry's Cat - Casey has a pleasant surprise when Mr. Dressup or Casey asking about lunch.
Then Susan drops by for a visit and she and Mr. I'm glad that even after his death Mr. Ventriloquists make you believe that the sound is actually comingfrom the puppet and it is speaking since they c … an speak withoutmoving their lips. Jun 3, 1981 - Actress Bibi Caspari comes to visit and performs for Casey and Mr. Some critics likened the series to the American series, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, which started being broadcast a year later in 1968 on the U. Ernie Coombs is no longer making Mr. Jul 18, 1979 - Lorna Glover comes to visit and play her her violin.
Dressup's fans both young and old alike. Rerun Jun 10, 1969 - The gang climbs a mountain. Dressup had been a featured character. Casey, the naive little boy with a slight British accent and his silly dog Finnegan, who made us all laugh. Dressup for Chester's Christmas party at the Trading Post. It reminds them of the story about the Silly Song. But the heart isn't logical.
YouTube Interestingly, the show never specified whether the puppet was a boy or a girl. He's a truly talented man with a heart for children. Jan 17, 1977 - morning Learning about different kinds of strings. Guest today is Beverly Glen-Copeland. Puppeteer Judith Lawrence retired and Coombs died in the mid-1990s, effectively ending production. The longest running Canadian children's show was The Friendly Giant, which premiered in 1958.
Reacting to the death of their dear friend, Casey answered with the honesty befitting a child. But all good things must come to an end, beginning with the retirement of Judith Lawrence and her stable of characters in 1989. Sep 20, 1976 - afternoon A show about beautiful sounds. The new characters visited Mr. Jun 5, 1979 - Everything has a shape. Repeat Oct 23, 1972 - A lesson in growing up. His children have given him grandchildren and he travels abroad to see his son and family there.
The series continued production until its final taping in February 1996, when Coombs retired. The trunk appeared to be magic as it always had the right costumes, in the right sizes, neatly folded at the top of the piles of costumes. Oct 15, 1979 - A Time For Quiet, A Time For Noise - Sometimes a neighborhood is quiet and sometimes it's noisy, but it's never dull at Mr Dressup's. He died of a at the age of 73, on September 18, 2001, in , Ontario. Now, almost 20 years since the show last aired, we decided to take a look back at the beloved series and the man who brought Mr.
In reality, puppeteer Judith Lawrence, who made and moved the two puppets, had chosen to retire from the show. What I now find interesting about these old shows is thay they featured the late John Candy and I believe a number of other old Second City people. Dress-Up has stayed with me through the rest of my life. Although considered a Canadian cultural icon, Mr. Puppets are made up of foam, latex or both.
Jun 6, 1979 - Marina and Warren. Feb 13, 1981 - Mr. With his puppet friends, originally Casey and his dog Finnegan, he taught pre-school subjects with games, music and simple activities. Jun 10, 1981 - Mr. Musicman, Don Himes; and Casey and Finnegan watch as a little piano mouse chases its lunch in a special musical game performed by Mr. She currently works at an Orlando Hooters and trust me if you see her you will recognize t … hose tight stomach muscles.
The recording engineers were Stan Horobin and Bruce Ritchie, and its executive producer was Jury Krytiuk. Feb 19, 1981 - Casey, Finnegan and Mr. Dressup and over time, became the lead puppet characters, with Casey and Finnegan gradually being removed from the show. Written by Ernie Coombs was an American cartoonist cum television personality who was hired by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation to appear as a character named Mr. A lot of people may not know this, but his wife was killed in a car accident a few years ago. Her reason for living was simply that she retired. Aug 5, 1977 - Mexican treats and songs.