A Weighty Problem

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A Weighty Problem
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Bubba breaks the scale.
Premiere date: July 8, 1970
Writers: Harvey Bullock
Ray Allen
Iwao Takamoto
Directors: William Hanna and Joseph Barbera
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"A Weighty Problem" is the second episode of Where's Huddles? season one. It aired on July 8, 1970 on CBS. It was written by Harvey Bullock, Ray Allen and Iwao Takamoto, and produced and directed by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera, the creators of the show and the co-founders of Hanna-Barbera Productions.

The Coach forces Bubba to lose weight before next Sunday or he and Ed will be sent to Alaska. Of course, Pertwee makes it hard on the two once he hears the news.

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Character debut Speaking debut Ep. debut No lines Mentioned

In order of appearance:

Character Actor
Coach MadDog Alan Reed
Ed Huddles Cliff Norton
Bubba McCoy Mel Blanc
Freight Train Herb Jeffries
Marge Huddles Jean Vander Pyl
Penny McCoy Marie Wilson
Pom Pom Huddles Jean Vander Pyl
Doctor Unavailable
Fumbles Don Messick
Claude Pertwee Paul Lynde
Beverly Don Messick
Hotdog selling man Unavailable
Goldfish N/A
Boose Unavailable
Boose's wife
Sportscaster Dick Enberg
Audience N/A
Referee N/A
Party guests N/A





  • Huddles' car




The music was composed by Hoyt Curtin.


Dates are in order of release:

  • United States: July 8, 1970 on CBS

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