Wake up Grampa! Its the dawn of Saturday Morning programming for kids like us! Our historians visit TV’s Jurassic Period, where strange but familiar faces hazily grace our buzzing screens. Clowns! Sea Captains! Police Officers! All one step behind the cartoons they seek! Come with us and also meet a bizarre fella who dominated the medium in its infancy.
Here is a Saturday morning preview from roughly that time period:
And here is a random collection scenes from the 60’s lineups: