Apr 05, · Most kids growing up in the Midwest for several decades dreamed of playing the Grand Prize Game on WGN-TV’s “The Bozo Show.” I was one of them – I tried to convince my parents several times that a family vacation to Chicago from Detroit was great any time of year. Needless to say, I was. Jul 11, · While working on the Chicago-based Bozo the Clown show in , producer Don Sandburg had a great idea for a contest. Called the Grand Prize Game, it soon became apparent that every kid in the area wanted in on the action. The stakes were high – a silver dollar and a Schwinn bicycle for any youngster who could meet the challenge. Nov 12, · One of my favorite parts of WGN-TV’s Bozo the Clown show was when Bob Bell, versant.us the Clown, would do the Bozo Grand Prize Game. with a boy and a girl from the studio audience. There would be six buckets in a row, and the contestant would throw a ping pong ball into the nearest bucket, and win a small prize. The Bozo the Clown Bucket Game is based on a locally produced children's television program that aired on WGN-TV. Your child can play Larry Harmon's grand prize game as seen on the classic TV show. This Bozo grand prize game comes with six plastic buckets that snap onto a vinyl strip that keeps them properly versant.us: Bozo. How to Play Bozo Buckets. Bozo's Buckets was the "Grand Prize Game" in the popular children's program, Bozo's Circus. It aired during the '60s and '70s and consisted of games, contests, stunts and circus acts. Although the show has been off the air for many years, Bozo's Buckets remains a popular game, frequently played at birthday. With Herbert L. Becker, Leah Stanko Mangum, Frazier Thomas, Bob Bell/10(2). Aug 18, · Shawn on the bozo show grand prize game s WGN-TV's first incarnation of the show was a live half-hour cartoon showcase titled Bozo, hosted by character actor and staff announcer Bob Bell in the title role performing comedy bits between cartoons, weekdays at noon for six-and-a-half months beginning June 20, /10(1). Some kids would win a prize for guessing the answer correctly at the end of the show. (*) Bozo's Grand Prize Game: A game show segment where a contestant has to throw a ping-pong ball to a bucket to win a prize. If the contestant makes it to bucket 6, they won the titular grand prize. Bozo's Book of the Week: Bozo shows us a popular kids book.
In the early months of the series, a respected English acrobatic clown, "Wimpey" played by Bertram William Hiles worked on the show, providing some legitimate circus background and performing opposite Bell's Bozo in comedy sketches. I hate that place, just as bad as St. Six buckets were lined up in a vertical row, each a little farther from the last. Include description. Full Cast and Crew.
Alternate Versions. The series is a local version of the internationally franchised Bozo the Clown format and is also the longest-running in the franchise. Wizzo's wife was a teacher at my school as well. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Alternate Versions. Quote by Ackman.
The guy could catch rain water. In October , Bell was hospitalized for a brain aneurysm and was absent from the show for several months. Metacritic Reviews. Upon the birth of a child a request would be sent in hopes of the child attending a show in later years. Pioneers of Television. The children tossed a golf ball into each of six buckets in front of them. Gadsden Times. Bradley Pl. While working on the Chicago-based Bozo the Clown show in , producer Don Sandburg had a great idea for a contest.