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The Pinky Lee* Show (Weekday/Saturday children's show)

     (NBC Weekday Afternoons, 1954 - 1956)
     (NBC Saturday Mornings,  1955 - 1956)

     [a kind of zany physical children's comic in the same style
      as Paul Reubens of "Pee-Wee's Playhouse" years later...the
      turning point of Pinky's career was his live on-air collapse
      in 1955 due to a combination of exhaustion and cold medication,
      and also competition from new shows like "Mickey Mouse Club"...]

     [*pseudonym of Pincus Leff; who also hosted a weekly Primetime
       variety show with the same name (on NBC, 1950 and 1954-56), 
       which see; and co-hosted a 15-min. musical-variety series, 
       "Those Two" (NBC, 1951 - 1953.)]


Open Theme: "Yoo-Hoo, It's Me"

     Composer: Lee Wainer (ASCAP)
     1978 Publisher: [no listing]
     1999 Publisher: [no listing;
                      copyright claimant Rita  Wainer]     
     Copyright Date: March 3, 1997; SRu-364-571.
     Recording:


Close Theme: "Goodbye, Toodle-oo to You"

     Composer: Lee Wainer (ASCAP)
     1978 Publisher: [no listing]
     1999 Publisher: [no listing]     
     Copyright Date:
     Recording:


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