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Husband and wife team Bil and Cora Baird were two of the hardest-working puppeteers on American daytime television in the 1950s, appearing regularly on shows including The Morning Show, Washington Square, Life With Snarky Parker and The Whistling Wizard.
The puppet stars here were Groovy, a floppy-eared rabbit, as the resident disc jockey who talked to the Bairds (seen occasionally on camera) and Slugger Ryan, the droopy-eyed barrelhouse piano player.
Other puppets pantomimed routines to the music.
The series alternated daily with Arthur Godfrey Time and, on Fridays, an expanded version of I’ll Buy That.