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The Banana Splits


  • The Banana Splits was inspired by "The Monkees" and "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In".

  • The Banana Splits was broadcast as "The Banana Splits Adventure Hour", and also "The Banana Splits and Friends Show".

  • Regular segments of the show were "The Arabian Knights" (animated), "The Three Musketeers" (animated), "Micro-Ventures" (animated), and "Danger Island" (live action).

  • Later seasons also featured re-runs of segments from "The New Adventures of Huck Finn" (1968), "The Adventures of Gulliver" (1968), and "The Hillbilly Bears" (1965).

  • The name of the group of little girls that terrorized the Banana Splits were the Sour Grapes.

  • The set and costumes were designed by Sid and Marty Krofft.

  • U.K. intro lyrics: "One banana, two banana, three banana, four, four bananas make a bunch and so do many more. Flippin' like a pancake, poppin' like a cork, Fleegle, Bingo, Drooper and Snork..."