‘MR. WIZARD’, with host Don Herbert, premiered March 3,1951
on NBC-TV and featured Herbert and guest kid’s conducting
science experiments. Don won a Peabody award for his work
on the program which aired for 30-minutes every Saturday
morning until it was cancelled in 1965. Herbert was a General
Science and English Major at the University of Wisconson.
Andy’s Gang ran on NBC-TV from August 20,1955 to December 31,1960.
It’s host, Andy Devine would interact with Froggy the Gremlin ,Midnight
the cat and Squeeky the mouse. Squeeky, was actually a Hamster.
Andy’s Gang was sponsored by Buster Brown Shoes.
“That’s my dog Tige, he lives in a shoe!! I’m Buster Brown, I live in there too!!”