I remember the old Mantovani Show being cranked up on our first black and white TV. So I had to ask: “What was your favourite TV ? Your First show?
Dawn Jones Probably “The edge of night” with my gramma. It was an old soap opera.
Ted Hurdis Captain Kangaroo and Saturday morning cartoons from Watertown. Also the Ed Sullivan show. Wow I’m old. Hahaha
Yvonne Robillard It’s Howdy Doody Time
Ted Hurdis Does anyone remember a show with Miss Helen ? She drew a character call Oogly Woogly I think ?
Linda Gallipeau-Johnston We watched TV on our brand new Sparton TV from Flints!
Sandra Rattray The Jackie Gleason Show.
Ted Hurdis– Sandra Rattray to.the moon Alice
Lynne Johnson Chez Helene!
Sylvia Giles— Ted Hurdis I loved chez Helene and Oogly Wogly!!!
Bernie Johnston Edwards Chez Helene, The Friendly Giant and Mr. Dress Up (aka Butternut Square).
Dan Williams Its howdy doody time
Bill Russell Casper👴
Bill Crawford I remember going to my grandparents house on Friday nights with my Dad’s large family to watch boxing on their first black & white TV. Nobody else could afford one at that time. Gillette Cavalcade of Sports. I can still remember the theme song.
Mary Jane Lancaster Dodo the kid from outer space was a favorite of mine.
Joan Stearns Howdy Doody And captain Kangaroo!!
Steve Timmons Sunday nights..Walt Disney Wonderful World of Color, Ed Sullivan then Bonanza
Margaret Lewis Captain kangaroo
John Rayner Before we had a tv, I caught an Our Miss Brooks at a neighbours. I was ~5-7 and thought it was hilarious.
Steven Flint Sesame street. Rocket Robinhood.
Cindy Ferguson For sure. Also captain kangaroo.
Richard Dulmage Howdy doody show Roy Rodgers little Rascals
Marilyn White Cheyenne
Debbie Roy Mickey Mouse Club with Annette Funicello and Bobby ?
Sylvia Giles Lamb chop Oogly Wogly, friendly Giant and Mr Dressup wonderful world of Disney and Hymn Sing just before!
Red Skelton show Beverly hillbillies, carol Burnett
And Howie Meekers hockey school with Peter Puck!
Norma Jackson Lassie, the Plouffe family, my friend Juliette,
Wendy Waddell Friendly Giant, Mr. Dressup, and too long ago to remember many others from back in the 50s, but have lots from when I was a little older.
Norma Jackson Roy Rogers and Dale Evans, Rin Tin Tin, Bonanza, Zorro, Red Skelton, Carol Burnett
Linda Gallipeau-Johnston Guys – remember Maggie Muggins – CBC – one of the first programs – earlier than Chez Helene.
Gail Sheen-MacDonald No princesses in my world. We watched the Plouffe Family and Hockey Night in Canada.
Alan Clouthier Loved all the old TV westerns. Have Gun Will Travel, Wagon Train, Rawhide etc. etc. Great TV.
Norma Ford Gunsmoke, my dad’s favourite
Stuart McIntosh Sugar foot, Cheyenne, Broken Arrow, Lone Ranger, Rin Tin Tin.. and so on
John Craig Hopalong Cassidy, Lash LaRue!
Alan Clouthier Linda Eastman then go the the O’Brien and watch a duster doubleheader with Hop Along Cassidy and Roy Rogers. If I was lucky, and I was, my Dad would take me to see High Noon with Gary Cooper or Shane with my namesake Alan Ladd.
Rick Mcphail– Gilligan
where you can buy all Linda Seccaspina’s books-You can also read Linda in The Townships Sun and theSherbrooke Record and and Screamin’ Mamas (USACome and visit the Lanark County Genealogical Society Facebook page– what’s there? Cool old photos–and lots of things interesting to read. Also check out The Tales of Carleton Place. Tales of Almonte and Arnprior Then and Now.