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The Friendly Giant: Far Away Places

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  • Rating: TV-G
First broadcast in Madison, Wisconsin in 1953, The Friendly Giant was one of the earliest children’s shows, moving quickly from radio to TV. In this episode, Friendly the Giant (Bob Homme) talks with Jerome the giraffe and Rusty the Rooster on writing about far away places, those you have been to or that are imaginary or those that you've read about.
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The friendly giant explores and writes about far away places, both real and imaginary.
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