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Bigfoot and Wildboy

Bigfoot and Wildboy
Created by Joe Ruby
Ken Spears
Starring Ray Young
Joseph Butcher
Monika Ramirez
Ned Romero
Yvonne Regalado
Al Wyatt Jr.
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 28
Production
Producer(s) Sid and Marty Krofft
Running time 24 mins.
Broadcast
Original channel ABC
Audio format Monaural
Original run September 10, 1977 (1977-09-10) – August 18, 1979 (1979-08-18)
Chronology
Related shows The Krofft Supershow

Bigfoot and Wildboy is a Sid and Marty Krofft live action children's television series on ABC. It began in 1976 as a part of The Krofft Supershow on Saturday mornings. Each episode was 15 minutes long, with cliffhanger endings resolved the following week. It became its own series in 1979 with twelve 30-minute episodes. There were a total of 28 episodes produced.

Contents

  • Plot 1
  • Cast 2
  • The Krofft Supershow episodes 3
  • Bigfoot and Wildboy episodes 4
  • Syndication 5
  • Home video and DVD release 6
  • External links 7

Plot

Bigfoot finds a young boy lost in the vast wilderness of the American northwest. Bigfoot raises the boy and calls him Wildboy. Now, 8 years later, they fight crime and aliens who show up around their forest home.

Cast

  • Ray Young as Bigfoot
  • Joseph Butcher as Wildboy
  • Monika Ramirez as Susie (Season 1)
  • Ned Romero as Ranger Lucas (Season 1)
  • Yvonne Regalado as Cindy (Season 2)
  • Al Wyatt Jr. as Cindy's dad (Season 2)

The Krofft Supershow episodes

  • The Sonic Projector (9/10/1977) (parts one and two)
  • Black Box (1977) (parts one and two)
  • Abominable Snowman (1977) (parts one and two)
  • UFO (1977) (parts one and two)
  • White Wolf (1977) (parts one and two) (with Christopher Knight)
  • Amazon Contest (1977) (parts one and two)
  • Secret Monolith (1977) (parts one and two)
  • The Trappers (1977) (parts one and two)

Bigfoot and Wildboy episodes

  • The Secret Invasion (6/2/1979)
  • Space Prisoner (6/9/1979)
  • The Birth Of A Titan (6/16/1979)
  • Bigfoot vs. Wildboy (6/23/1979)
  • Meteor Menace (6/30/1979)
  • Earthquake (7/7/1979)
  • Eye Of The Mummy (7/14/1979)
  • The Wild Girl (7/21/1979)
  • The Other Bigfoot (7/28/1979)
  • Return Of The Vampire (8/4/1979)
  • Outlaw Bigfoot (8/11/1979) (with Sorrell Booke)
  • Spy From The Sky (8/18/1979)

Syndication

Cox Cable's "Retro Saturday Morning" aired the first eight two-part episodes of "Bigfoot and Wildboy" in 2003 and 2004 as part of the second season of the Krofft Supershow.

Home video and DVD release

Only two releases were available in the 1980s by Embassy Video, "Bigfoot and Wildboy Volume One" and "Bigfoot and Wildboy Volume Two." Both are now out of print. Columbia House released The World Of Sid and Marty Krofft series, which contained Bigfoot and Wildboy episodes. Rhino Video released a three-DVD collection also called The World Of Sid and Marty Krofft in 2002 included "The Return Of The Vampire" episode.

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