The Electric Company 1970s

Season 1 Episode 2

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Aired Unknown Oct 25, 1971 on PBS
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    Rita Moreno

    Rita Moreno

    Carmela; Otto the Director; Pandora the Little Girl; Millie the Helper

    Bill Cosby

    Bill Cosby

    Hank; the Milkman; Ken Kane; the Ice Cream Man (1971-1972)

    Lee Chamberlin

    Lee Chamberlin

    Brenda; Vi; Madame Rosalie; Gladys the Glow-Worm (1971-1973)

    Skip Hinnant

    Skip Hinnant

    J.J.; Fargo North, Decoder; Frankenstein; Supper Man; Clam; Boy, in Love of Chair

    Ken Roberts

    Ken Roberts

    Announcer (1971-1973)

    Irene Cara

    Irene Cara

    Michelle; member of the Short Circus (1971-1972)

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      • Among the many characters who made their debut in this episode was Fargo North, Decoder (Skip Hinnant) who will be one of the major recurring characters in the series. For those who did not catch it as a youngster, the name is a pun on the city Fargo, North Dakota.

      • Melanie Henderson, a member of The Short Circus, recalls that the song Punctuation was the first Short Circus scene recorded. It was July 1971, and the toughest thing for The Short Circus was lip-synching the song.

      • Underwriters' credits in the show's first season had the same font as the Sesame Street underwriters' credits of 1971-72. TEC underwriters for its first season are as follows:
        Funds for "The Electric Company" are provuded by
        The Bureau of Libraries and Educational Technology Office of Education Dept. of Health, Education and Welfare
        The Ford Foundation
        Carnegie Corporation
        The Corporation for Public Broadcasting
        Mobil Oil Corporation
        This was the only season Mobil Oil supported TEC.

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