Wonderbug




Cast:
David LevyBarry
John Anthony Bailey C.C.
Carol Anne Seflinger Susan
Frank Welker Voice of Wonderbug



Air Dates:
On ABC, from 9/11/76 - 9/2/78,
as part of the Krofft Supershow


Number of Episodes:
22 fifteen minute episodes


Plot Synopsis:
Barry, C.C., and Susan were three teenagers who found an old, beat up dune buggy in a junk yard and they named it "Schlepcar". When a magic horn was attached and put into use, the car became Wonderbug! As Wonderbug, Shclepcar had the power of flight and was able to help the three teens capture crooks and prevent evil wrongdoing.



Comments:
Of the three segments on the first year of the Krofft Supershow, Wonderbug was the only segment that made it to second year. Reruns of the show were later shown as part of ABC's Sunday morning series, Kids Are People Too

Of the three main actors, John Anthony Bailey was the most active after Wonderbug ended. Under the name Jack Butler, Bailey acted in approximately 20 adult films.


News:

(May 2008) The first season of the Krofft Supershow, which includes Wonderbug, is currently being show in California. If the station follows their previous pattern, they will also air the second season of the Supershow, which featured a few new episodes and selected reruns of first season episodes, after they air the first season. More information is available here.



Episode List:
First season:
Coming soon.
Second season:Coming soon.

Video:

Opening Theme

Images/Screen Captures:
(click on images for larger versions)

Barry
C.C.
Susan
Wonderbug
In flight

The whole gang
The gang
& The Kongs
In disguise
In pursuit
Wonderbug


Links: Coming soon


Availability:

(May 2008) As part of the Krofft Supershow, Wonderbug is currently being show in California. More information is available here.

In 2000, the first (and to date, only) volume of Wonderbug was released. it contained four episodes ("The Wonderbug Express" - "Shlepfoot" - "The Big Bink Bank Bungle" - "Shlep O� Clock Rock"). The "Maltese Gooneybird" episode was included on the Krofft Box Set, which is available on VHS and DVD.


Wonderbug VHS

Krofft Box Set (DVD)

Krofft Box Set (VHS)


The first four episodes of the show were included on Columbia House's "The World of Sid and Marty Krofft", Re-TV/Family series. The series appears to be out of print, but used copies can usually be found on Ebay from time to time.

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