JOKEBOOK: THE NERD; TREEMAN; EVE & ADAM; WIND-UPS;
THE FLY (TV)

Summary

One in this series consisting of comical animated shorts. This program contains the following segments, among others: annoyed by a long line of obnoxious people waiting for a tour of the Leaning Tower of Pisa, a tourist decides to cause some havoc; Academy Award winner "The Fly," which shows a fly's perspective as the insect makes his way through a forest and into a home occupied by a human out to get him; a cowboy shows his appreciation for his girlfriend on Valentine's Day; a man visits a theatrical agent claiming that he can do bird imitations; a nagging mother is devastated when her son is swept away by an ocean wave; Treeman, a man who swings from vines in the jungle, is flattened when he crashes into a tree; a man and woman sitting at separate tables at a restaurant are brought together by a strand of spaghetti; a group of dogs wait in line to use a fire hydrant; a Russian female prisoner uses her talents to save herself from execution; a cymbal player uses his free time on stage to live life to the fullest; an out-of-shape man uses his television remote control to change his life and his wife; the Nerd fights with a coffee machine; a student piece depicts a young boy who fears the spinach on his plate; a wealthy woman finds that her jewelry outweighs herself; and a wind-up doll makes his way over to a beautiful woman sitting at a cafŽ.

Details

  • NETWORK: NBC
  • DATE: 1982
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:24:58
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: T83:0142
  • GENRE: Animation; Comedy
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Animation; Children's programs
  • SERIES RUN: NBC - TV series, 1982
  • COMMERCIALS: N/A

CREDITS

  • Joseph Barbera … Producer, Director
  • William Hanna … Producer, Director
  • Harry Love … Co-Producer
  • Les Kaluza Productions … Producer, "O-La-La"
  • Ted Petok … Producer, "Crunch Bird"
  • Margaret Loesch … Production (Misc.), Executive in Charge of Production
  • Jayne Barbera … Production (Misc.), Executive in Charge of Production
  • Frank Andrina … Animation
  • Ed Barge … Animation
  • Bob Bransford … Animation
  • Lefty Callahan … Animation
  • Rudy Cataldi … Animation
  • Joan Drake … Animation
  • Bob Goe … Animation
  • Bob Hathcock … Animation
  • Fred Helmich … Animation
  • Bill Hutten … Animation
  • Rich Leon … Animation
  • Tony Love … Animation
  • Ron Myrick … Animation
  • Margaret Nichols … Animation
  • John Walker … Animation
  • Tex Avery … Writer
  • Tom Waldeman … Writer
  • Barry Blitzer … Writer
  • Hoyt Curtin … Music (Misc. Credits), Music Director
  • Scatman Crothers … Singer, Main Title Sung by
  • Henry Corden … Cast, Voice
  • Joan Gerber … Cast, Voice
  • Bob Hastings … Cast, Voice
  • Joyce Jameson … Cast, Voice
  • Don Messick … Cast, Voice
  • Sidney Miller … Cast, Voice
  • Robert Allen Ogle … Cast, Voice
  • Ronnie Schell … Cast, Voice
  • Hal Smith … Cast, Voice
  • John Stephenson … Cast, Voice
  • Janet Waldo … Cast, Voice
  • Lennie Weinrib … Cast, Voice
  • Frank Welker … Cast, Voice
  • Marilyn Schneffler … Cast, Voice
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