JoJo's Circus

Uncle Flippy's Funny Farm / Up, Up and Away

Season 1, Ep 2, Aired 9/29/03
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  • Episode Description
  • "Uncle Flippy's Funny Farm" JoJo and her class pay a visit to Uncle Flippy's Funny Farm. JoJo learns about responsibility after not listening to instructions. Note: "Uncle Flippy's Funny Farm" appears on the 'Animal A Go-Go' DVD. "Up, Up and Away!" A balloon-maker comes to JoJo's class. He makes fancy balloons, but there isn't enough for one to give Goliath. The balloon-maker goes to get more and Goliath goes on a high-rising adventure.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Robert Smith (III)

    Goliath

  • Marnie McPhail

    Peaches

  • David Sparrow

    Mr. Tickle

  • Jayne Eastwood

    Mrs. Kersplatski

  • Julie Lemieux

    Dinky, Bal Boa

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (8)

    • Mrs. Kersplatski: Well, it's always best to get an adult's help, but I'm sure glad you kids kept trying.

    • JoJo: Croaky's really good at jumping because she's a frog. And you're really good at jumping too.

    • Skeebo: It's magic. JoJo: It's really cool, Skeebo. But I need to find Goliath.

    • JoJo: (regarding "Uncle Flippy" song) I bet you can sing this song really well. Come on.

    • Mrs. Kersplatski: Why, Trina, the rubber chicken is a noble animal and part of circus history.

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    Notes (4)

    • Characters: Mrs. Kersplatski, Tater, Skeebo, and Croaky.

    • The full names for JoJo and sevearl of her friends are given in "Uncle Flippy's Funny Farm:" JoJo Tickle, Trina Tightrope, Goliath Lion, etc.

    • Jim Latham, the show's main song writer, is the writer for both original songs in these stories.

    • The title display for "Up, Up and Away" includes an exclamation mark.

    Allusions (1)

    • JoJo: (singing) Uncle Flippy had a farm...
      As JoJo points out, "Uncle Flippy" should be pretty easy to sing. The lyrics are nothing more than a rewrite of "Old McDonald," a song taught to pretty much every school-kid in the United States and some other countries.

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