Frankenstein Jr. (segments)

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Frankenstein Jr.
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On-screen title card.
Network: CBS
Production company: Hanna-Barbera
Distributor: Taft Broadcasting
Original release: September 10, 1966January 7, 1967

Starring: Johnny Carson
Mike Road
Don Messick
Producer(s): William Hanna
Joseph Barbera
Music composed by: Ted Nichols
Writer(s): Michael Maltese
Jack Hanrahan
Eddie Brandt
Phil Hahn
Director(s): William Hanna
Joseph Barbera

Frankenstein Jr. is a series of action/adventure segments of Frankenstein Jr. and the Impossibles, produced by Hanna-Barbera (H-B) for CBS' Saturday morning children's programming. It ran from 1966 to 1967, airing 18 episodes that spanned one season.



The series began with the working title of Dr. Frankenstein Jr. and Uggle Dubbly, about a scientist named Dr. G.G. Frankenstein Jr. who built a robot called Uggle Dubbly. At the last minute, a son was added. The concept was partly inspired by the television series Gigantor; an English adaptation of the Japanese Tetsujin 28-go anime.



The music was composed by Ted Nichols.


Title Number Original air date
"The Shocking Electrical Monster" 1x01 September 10, 1966
"The Spyder Man" 1x02 September 17, 1966
"The Menace from the Wax Museum" 1x03 September 24, 1966
"The Alien Brain from Outer Space Part 1" 1x04 October 1, 1966
"The Alien Brain from Outer Space Part 2" 1x05 October 8, 1966
"UFO: Unidentified Fiendish Object" 1x06 October 15, 1966
"The Unearthly Plant Creatures" 1x07 October 22, 1966
"The Deadly Living Images" 1x08 October 29, 1966
"The Colossal Junk Monster" 1x09 November 5, 1966
"The Incredible Aqua-Monsters" 1x10 November 12, 1966
"The Gigantic Ghastly Genie" 1x11 November 19, 1966
"The Birdman" 1x12 November 26, 1966
"The Invasion of the Robot Creatures" 1x13 December 3, 1966
"The Manchurian Menace" 1x14 December 10, 1966
"The Mad Monster Maker" 1x15 December 17, 1966
"The Monstermobile" 1x16 December 24, 1966
"Pilfering Putty Monster" 1x17 December 31, 1966
"The Spooktaculars" 1x18 January 7, 1967