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The Friendly Giant 

In his castle, a giant and his friends tell stories and play music for the young viewers.

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Bob Homme
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1982  

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Bob Homme Bob Homme ...  The Friendly Giant 1 episode, 1982
Rod Coneybeare Rod Coneybeare ...  Jerome / ... 1 episode, 1982
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Storyline

In a gentle and sweet manner, a giant and his friends, Jerome the Giraffe and Rusty the Rooster, receive the young viewers who come to call in his castle. Together, the trio exchange jokes, tell stories and play music. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@execulink.com)

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Family | Fantasy | Music

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The theme music, "Early One Morning", is a folk song dating back to the time of Henry VIII, though generations of Canadian children know it only as the Friendly Giant song. See more »

Quotes

The Friendly Giant: One little chair for one of you, and a bigger chair for two to curl up in, and for someone who likes to rock, a rocking chair in the middle.
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Connections

Featured in I Can't Do Rusty Anymore... (2011) See more »

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A fine memory from early childhood.
28 October 2008 | by choatelodgeSee all my reviews

I can do no more than echo the sentiments of others on here, that there was something magical about the calm and jocular Friendly Giant and his limbless companions. Loved seeing the cow make its jerky way over the moon. Loved the stories and the walks over the countryside. Loved the arranging of the furniture in front of the fire, a big chair for two more to curl up in. The rocking chair, for someone who likes to rock. All the reliable and comforting things that a child never tires of hearing again and again. It is telling that there is not a single non-positive comment on the IMDb about the Friendly Giant. Click on 'Hated it', and you just get another positive comment. Bob Homme left a fine legacy.


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