Comedy great Fred Willard starred as the bartender and owner of DC Follies – a bar located in Washington DC. The puppet versions of the Who’s Who of politics and Hollywood frequented Fred’s bar.
Richard Nixon’s puppet was featured regularly and DC Follies seemed to have helped restore the reputation of the beleaguered politician.
Marty would threaten potential guests that if they didn’t come on D.C. Follies he would simply make a puppet of them.
Many of the most colorful and fondly remembered children's series of the 1970s and 1980s sprang from the imaginations of Sid and Marty Krofft. Their groundbreaking, live-action fantasy shows were...Read More
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Barbara Mandrell, Program of the Year, 1981
Action for Children’s Television
Pryor’s Place for Achievement in Children’s Television, 1985
Youth In Film
Lifetime Achievement Award, 1992
It all started when Sid & Marty Krofft's father Peter Krofft, discovered seven-year-old Sid (born July 30, 1929) had puppeteering talent and auditioned him in his own production of “Snow...Read More