Butternut Square was a Canadian children's television series which aired on CBC Television between October 19, 1964 and February 10, 1967. The cast featured Ernie Coombs as Mr. Dressup, who... See full summary »
In this series, Ernie Coombes hosts this simple formated TV as Mr. Dressup. With his puppet friends, originally Casey and his dog Finnegan, he teaches pre-school subjects with games, music and simple activities. To add to the fun, Mr. Dressup would always open up his tickle trunk that contains any costume for any role he wants.Written by
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Growing up I watched quite a few shows that I still remember fondly. "The Polka Dot Door" springs to mind as does "Sesame Street". But nothing quite calmed me down and made me listen quite so much as "Mr. Dressup". I've always wanted my own Tickle Trunk and the desire to live in a treehouse still hasn't been flushed from my system. I'll miss this show. I'll miss the others as well, but not in the same way. All the other shows were shows that I watched in my childhood. "Mr. Dressup" was a *part* of my childhood.
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