The Peter Potamus Show

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The Peter Potamus Show
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On-screen title card.
Network: Syndication
Production company: Hanna-Barbera
Original release: September 16, 1964October 23, 1967

Starring: Daws Butler
Don Messick
Howard Morris
Hal Smith
Mel Blanc
John Stephenson
Doug Young
Producer(s): William Hanna
Joseph Barbera
Music composed by: Hoyt Curtin
Writer(s): Tony Benedict
Warren Foster
Dalton Sandifer
Director(s): William Hanna
Joseph Barbera

The Peter Potamus Show is an American animated anthology television series produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions. It originally aired in syndication, but was later picked up for ABC's Saturday morning children's programming. It ran from 1964 to 1967, airing 27 episodes that spanned two seasons.

The show debuted with segments, Peter Potamus and So-So, Breezly and Sneezly and Yippee, Yappee and Yahooey.

The entire series has been released on DVD.





The music was composed by Hoyt Curtin.

Opening Theme Lyrics

He's been everywhere,
flying through the air,
he is everyone's friend.

He will always land,
Just to land a hand,
He's a friend to the end.

Peter Potamus has the charm,
He will never conceal.

It's time to meet Peter Potamus,

Look out!

Watch it!

The Peter Potamus Show, presented by... IDEAL!

Their wonderful toys, their Ideal
Yes it's time to meet Peter Potamus, our Ideal!