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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