Go Go Globetrotters

Go Go Globetrotters

Synopsis of Saturday Morning Show

Although the Harlem Globetrotters were initially formed in 1927, the franchise's most famous line-up occurred during the mid-sixties to late-seventies, with such memorable players as Meadowlark Lemon, Curly Neal, and Geese Ausbie. These ball dribbling, basket shooting hot-shots were so popular that they burned up the court on their own television cartoon shows, as well as a live action series called The Harlem Globetrotters Popcorn Machine.

For the animated series, the Globetrotters “trotted” the world to shoot hoops against opposing teams ranging from the blue ridge mountain ranges of America’s south to the snow-capped mountains of Europe. This series also added two fictional characters to the Globetrotter camp: Granny, a kindly old lady that drove the team bus, and her pet, Dribbles the dog.

NBC’s Go Go Globetrotters was a two-hour program that ran reruns of CBS' animated The Harlem Globetrotters (1970-73), along with old episodes of The C.B. Bears, The Herculoids, and Space Ghost. Later the same year, the Globetrotters returned to television in a new animated series as superheroes in The Super Globetrotters.

Release History

2/4/78 - 9/2/78 NBC

TV Sub Categories

animated
comedy

TV Studio

Hanna-Barbera

Television Cast

Curly Neal Stu Gilliam
Geese John Williams
Meadowlark Lemon Scatman Crothers
Gip Richard Elkins
Bobby Joe Mason Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson
Pablo Robert DoQui
Granny Nancy Wible
Hustle Daws Butler
Undercover Elephant Daws Butler
Big Duke Daws Butler
Stick Daws Butler
Bump Henry Corden
Boogie Chuck McCann
Blubber Chuck McCann
Charlie Susan Davis
The King Lennie Weinrib
Yukayuka Lennie Weinrib
Rattle Lennie Weinrib
Loud Mouse Bob Hastings
Big H Sheldon Allman
Clyde Don Messick
Skids Marvin Kaplan
Zelda Susan Silo
Sheena Ginny McSwain
Sheriff Bill Woodson
Shake Paul Winchell
Roll Joe E. Ross
Sidney Merciless Alan Oppenheimer
Zandor Mike Road
Tundro Mike Road
Igoo Mike Road
Zok Mike Road
Tara Virginia Gregg
Dorno Ted Eccles
Gloop Don Messick
Gleep Don Messick
Space Ghost Gary Owens
Jayce Tim Matheson
Jan Ginny Tyler
Blip Don Messick

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