Jack's Big Music Show

Monday 12:00 PM on Noggin
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  • Episode Guide
  • S 2 : Ep 15

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  • Cast & Crew
  • David Rudman

    Jack

  • Alice Dinnean

    Mary

  • John Kennedy

    Mel

  • Cathy Richardson

    Jack's Mom [voice]

  • Anne Harris

    Prudence

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  • show Description
  • Jack and his best friend Mary and his dog Mel retreat to their backyard clubhouse to do what they love best--make music. Sometimes well-known musicians like Yolanda Adams, Guy Davis, and others drop by to jam with Jack.

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (1)

    • Jack: What in the name of la-de-da was that? Mel: Woof! Little Bad Wolf: I'm gonna huff and puff and blow this house down! Ya hooooooooooo! (The Little Bad Wolf blows Jack, Mary and Mel and a bunch of things from the clubhouse into a big pile on the floor.) Jack: Now cut that blowin' stuff out - will ya? Little Bad Wolf: Nope, no can do, thats mah job - blowin' things over. Mary: And you are? Little Bad Wolf: The Little Bad Wolf, whats it to ya? Yeah, yeah, yeah - I know, your thinkin' where's my brother, the Big Bad Wolf? Well he's on vacation.

    Notes (58)

    • Jack's mom warns him they have to leave soon for his ping pong lessons.

    • THE SUPER SWELL MUSIC: Clubhouse Band: "Mary Had An Accordion" "The Little Bad Wolf Had A Tuba" Schwartzman Quartet: "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" Videos: Laurie Berkner - "My Energy" Dirty Sock Funtime Band - "Music Everywhere"

    • Jack's mom warns him they have to leave soon for his pole vaulting practice.

    • THE SUPER SWELL MUSIC: Clubhouse Band: "Listen to The Animals" "Space Opera" w/Cathy Richardson: "Every Animal Has It’s Groove" Schwartzman Quartet: "Mel The Meowing Dog" Videos: Laurie Berkner - "Mister" Sweet Honey in the Rock - "I Like It That Way"

    • Jack's mom warns him they have to leave soon for his bobsledding lessons.

    • The Schwartzman Quartet do not appear in this episode.

    • THE SUPER SWELL MUSIC: Clubhouse Band: "Mel’s Musical Trunk" w/ Anne Harris: "Prudence" "Yodel" Videos: Mary w/ Laurie Berkner - "Under A Shady Tree" Mel w/ Hot Peas and Butter - "Number 1"

    • Jack's mom warns him they have to leave soon for his polka lessons.

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    Trivia (18)

    • At the time, Jack's Big Music Show premiere was the highest rated debut in Noggin history.

    • The Little Bad Wolf is played by Eric Jacobson who is also known for puppeteering Sesame Street characters such as Cookie Monster, Bert and Grover as well as Muppet characters such as Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear and Animal. Its quite ironic hearing Miss Piggy as a wolf searching for pigs to eat!

    • Direct TV's description of this episode is: "Little Bad Wolf interrupts the band practice of Jack, Daisy and Mel."

    • Laurie Berkner is a musician best known for her work as a children's musical artist. Berkner plays guitar and sings in the Laurie Berkner Band, along with pianist Susie Lampert and bassist Brian Mueller, who is also Berkner's husband. In 2006, Mueller left the band and was replaced by Adam Bernstein.

    • Sweet Honey in the Rock is an all-woman, African-American acappella ensemble that has been producing music for more than 30 years. Although the members of the group have changed over time, their music has consistently combined contemporary rhythms and narratives with a musical style rooted in the gospel music, spirituals and hymns of the African-American church.

    • Prudence the Genie is played by Anne Harris who is a Chicago-based vocalist, songwriter and fiddler with musical influences ranging from Celtic to classical, folk-rock to Flamenco, Bluegrass to Afrobeat and beyond.

    • Jamia is a child singer and actress, also credited as Jamia Simone Nash or MC Lily, she provides the singing voice for the character Uniqua on The Backyardigans and played a ten-year-old Fantasia Barrino in the 2006 Lifetime original movie Life Is Not a Fairytale: The Fantasia Barrino Story, a biopic about the 2004 American Idol winner.

    • Milkshake is a band who's mission is to create great rock music for kids. Led by singer Lisa Mathews and guitarist Mikel Gehl, had adult songs featured in movies and prime-time television, and their indie rock group, Love Riot, garnered critical praise during its 10-year run.

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    Allusions (3)

    • "Mary Had An Accordion" is sung in the style of the nursery rhyme, "Mary Had a Little Lamb". The nursery rhyme was first published as a poem by Sarah Hale on May 24, 1830. The poem was inspired by an actual incident that happened in Sterling, Massachusetts.

    • We meet the Little Bad Wolf who is searching for some pigs. He is the younger brother of the Big Bad Wolf who appears in the fairy tale, The Three Little Pigs. Published versions of this story date back to the late 18th century, but it is thought to be much older.

    • The names Jack, Mary, Mel, and the Schwartzman Quartet are references to characters on The Jack Benny Show (Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Mel Blanc, and the Sportsmen Quartet).

  • Fan Reviews (2)
  • Great show! My daycare kids are in love with it and it is one of the highlights of our days! Reccommend for anyone from 1 month to 99 years!!!!!!

    By JuJuAnnie, May 21, 2008

  • This is another one of my one year old daughter's favorite shows and go figure! Her daddy and I love it too!

    By DarkBride, Apr 20, 2007