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Mr. Dressup 

An amiable man teaches preschool subjects with his puppet friends with games, songs and the infinite number of costumes inside his tickle trunk.
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1984   1980   1978  
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Series cast summary:
Ernie Coombs Ernie Coombs ...  Mr. Dressup 2 episodes, 1978-1984
Judith Lawrence Judith Lawrence ...  Casey / ... 2 episodes, 1978-1984
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In this series, Ernie Coombes hosts this simple formated TV as Mr. Dressup. With his puppet friends, originally Casey and his dog Finnegan, he teaches pre-school subjects with games, music and simple activities. To add to the fun, Mr. Dressup would always open up his tickle trunk that contains any costume for any role he wants. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@home.com>

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English

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(4000+ episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The "Trading Post" was originally "Alligator Al's". See more »

Quotes

Mr. Dressup: [singing] Three little birdies, happy and gay / Three little birdies, fly away.
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Referenced in The Greatest Canadian (2004) See more »

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This is the best Canadian kids show ever to hit TV
11 July 2003 | by misty6767See all my reviews

Right now even in my teen years, I remember those precious toddler years when I was still learning my abcs. Every morning I would watch Mr. Dressup with my friends and everytime we watched it, it was like a magical spell was put over us. We watched quietly without speaking a word and I think I learned from this show more than any other kids show I've ever seen. When I get a holiday and watch the present children's programs, I see shows that do not benefit the children's learning in any way. The shows are meant for entertainment and I found a small increase of violence in the shows. But even if they stopped filming Mr. Dressup, it is still broadcast on TV and his kind and loving spirit is still greatly appreciated in Canadian children's television.

And as for Mr. Dressup, thank you for all those wonderful years of all those crafts, songs and stories. I loved this show even more than Sesame Street or any other show in my early years.


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