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It starred Bill Jackson the BJ of the title and his puppets. Jackson brought along many of his puppets from Clown Alleyincluding the most popular, Dirty Dragona gruff creature who snorted smoke and who was based on an old co-worker of Jackson's in Indianapolis.
The premise of the show was that Jackson was the mayor of the fictional Cartoon Town and the puppets were all residents of the town. Dirty Dragon was the postmaster, but ended up eating most of the mail. A large blob of clay called the Blob was the town monument; he spoke in a strange distorted voice only Jackson could understand.
Jackson would, at the Blob's request, manipulate him into whatever seemed appropriate that day.
The show is credited with helping to spur the market for UHF -compatible televisions in the Chicago area. This version of the show adopted the format of Jackson's successful outside live performances, but the concept was less successful on television than in an in-person theatre setting, and before long, the show returned to its original format though retaining the new title.
Jackson and his producer both were awarded local Emmys for their work on the show for the season live actors were used. Jackson developed this incarnation as an educational series to fulfill FCC requirements, casting himself as the hotel's desk clerk, with "B.
Gigglesnort Hotel ran for three years, with 78 half-hour episodes produced. The performance was sold out quickly; Jackson, who also received two Iris Awards for the best locally produced children's show in the United States, said this would be his last time appearing as a performer. Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 13 February The Beachwood Reporter.
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