Posts Tagged Foreman Scotty


Lincoln Park Zoo — Better’n Star Wars for Kids in the Sixties

My niece in OKC frequently takes her chillens and their cousins to Lincoln Park Zoo. Even though they were raised on Harry Potter and Disney World, they love going to the zoo. I think that’s great, but, really, there is no way a zoo trip can be as awesome to them as it was to […]

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Ho Ho the Clown and Pokey the Puppet Were the Best

  Sure, we enjoyed writing about Foreman Scotty, who was great. But when you’re talking about Okie Boomer programming legends, all roads lead to Ho Ho. Ho Ho (Ed Birchall) hosted kids’ shows for 29 years on Koco Channel 5. Generations adored him, because he made TV for the child in all of us. He […]

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More on Foreman Scotty, Willie and the Mystery Mine

(Editor’s Note: Part Two of a two-part series) I was asked a few questions about the previous story on the Foreman Scotty Show.  They are answered below, in addition to some amazing facts that I bet you did not know. First, the questions: Little J.B. asks: “Anyone remember what Willie’s Mine was called? I just […]

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Foreman Scotty Owned After-School TV

(Editor’s Note: Part One of a two-part series). Growing up in Oklahoma in the sixties, Foreman Scotty was a huge part of our weekday afternoons. If you were lucky, you got to be in the studio audience when the show was broadcast. And if you were really lucky, and it was your birthday, you got […]

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