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SUCH ENORMOUS

FUN!

THE ELEPHANT SHOW
65 EPISODES

Season One

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1. SCHOOLYARD
OCTOBER 8, 1984
Elephant, Sharon, Lois and Bram and Eric Nagler spend the day at school, where it's Elephant's first day of class.
SPECIAL GUEST: BOB SCHNEIDER, Singer/Songwriter
2. FARM SHOW 
OCTOBER 15, 1984
Elephant, Sharon, Lois & Bram and Eric Nagler explore life on a farm.
SPECIAL GUEST: SCOTT WOODS, Championship Fiddler

 
3. PICNIC
OCTOBER 22, 1984
Elephant, Sharon, Lois and Bram and Eric Nagler go on a picnic.
SPECIAL GUEST: THE CANADIAN CHILDREN'S DANCE THEATRE

 

4. FRIENDSHIP
OCTOBER 29, 1984
Elephant, Sharon, Lois and Bram and Eric Nagler
explore the meaning of friendship.
SPECIAL GUEST: ANN MORTIFEE, Singer/Songwriter
5. FOOD SHOW
NOVEMBER 5, 1984
Elephant, Sharon, Lois and Bram and Eric Nagler
spend the day preparing a feast.
SPECIAL GUEST: CIRCUS SHMIRKUS, Entertainers/Juggling Team
6. ELEPHANT'S DOCTOR (Pilot)
NOVEMBER 12, 1984
When Elephant becomes ill, Elephant’s Doctor spends the day
with Sharon, Lois and Bram and Eric Nagler.
SPECIAL GUEST: NION, Puppeteer
7. AMUSEMENT PARK
NOVEMBER 19, 1984
Elephant, Sharon, Lois and Bram and Eric Nagler spend the day
at Centreville Amusement Park in Toronto.
SPECIAL GUEST: DENIS SIMPSON, Singer
8. RAINY DAY
NOVEMBER 26, 1984
The rain outside causes Elephant, Sharon, Lois and Bram
and Eric Nagler to spend the day inside.
SPECIAL GUEST: THE NATIONAL TAP DANCE COMPANY
9. ZOO
DECEMBER 3, 1984
Elephant, Sharon, Lois and Bram and Eric Nagler
spend the day at the Metro Toronto Zoo.
SPECIAL GUEST: PAUL GAULIN, Mimist
10. LIFESTYLES
DECEMBER 10, 1984
Elephant, Sharon, Lois and Bram and Eric Nagler spend the day reminiscing of times past with their photo album.
SPECIAL GUEST: FRED PENNER, Children's Music Performer
11. NEIGHBOURHOOD
DECEMBER 17, 1984
Elephant, Sharon, Lois and Bram and Eric Nagler discover
what there is to do in their neighborhood.
SPECIAL GUEST: THE WHOLE LOAF THEATRE
12. PARTY
DECEMBER 24, 1984
Elephant, Sharon, Lois and Bram and Eric Nagler have a party
and invite their friends to share in the festivities.
SPECIAL GUEST: BOB BERKY, Clown
13. CAMP
DECEMBER 31, 1984
Elephant, Sharon, Lois and Bram and Eric Nagler
spend the day and night at summer camp .
SPECIAL GUEST: SUSAN MENDELSON, Chef

Season Two

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1. FUNNY FIELD DAY
JANUARY 27, 1986
Neighborhood friends are invited to Sharon, Lois and Bram’s annual picnic, where they play lots of games and have a great time.
SPECIAL GUEST: JOHN PATTISON & GARLOU, Ventriloquist
2. MASQUERADE
JANUARY 20, 1986
Sharon, Lois and Bram and Elephant reminisce with Eric Nagler
about a frightful Halloween Party from the past.
SPECIAL GUEST: MAYA, Magician

 
3. REVERSAL
JANUARY 6, 1986
Elephant and the children think it’s time they ran things instead of adults, so Sharon, Lois & Bram agree to change roles for the day.
SPECIAL GUEST: JOHN ALLAN CAMERON, Folk Singer

4. MARATHON
JANUARY 13, 1986
Elephant is chosen to run in a marathon to help raise money for the community center’s new musical instruments. Elephant gets some special help training for the big event.
SPECIAL GUEST: DENIS SIMPSON, Singer/Dancer
5. CLEAN-UP
FEBRUARY 3, 1986
Elephant, Sharon, Lois & Bram think they are doing Eric Nagler
a big favor by cleaning up his messy garage.
SPECIAL GUEST: NANCY WHITE, Singer
6. KENSINGTON MARKET
FEBRUARY 10, 1986
Sharon, Lois & Bram and Eric Nagler take a quick trip to a market between concerts and have Elephant try some new food
instead of his usual fare: peanuts!
SPECIAL GUEST: THE INTER COMMUNITY GROUP, Steel Drum Band
7. BABYSITTING
FEBRUARY 17, 1986
Due to Elephant’s antics, Sharon, Lois & Bram
end up babysitting a handful of kids.
SPECIAL GUEST: CIRCUS SHMIRKUS, Entertainers/Juggling Team
8. HOBBY
FEBRUARY 24, 1986
Everyone spends the day exploring different kinds of hobbies,
so that Elephant can find one.
SPECIAL GUEST: MAJOR CONRAD FLAPPS, Entertainer
9. PIONEER VILLAGE
MARCH 3, 1986
Our hosts and Elephant explore “Pioneer Village” during "Apple Harvest" time and discover the various aspects of life in the 1860's.
SPECIAL GUEST: THE LEAHY FAMILY, Folk Music Group
10. DANCE SCHOOL
MARCH 10, 1986
Elephant, Sharon, Lois & Bram and Eric Nagler are invited to a school for performing arts, and Elephant decides to be a ballet dancer!
SPECIAL GUEST: DANCE SMITHS OF GEORGE BROWN COLLEGE
11. BEACH SHOW
MARCH 17, 1986
Elephant, Sharon, Lois & Bram and Eric Nagler
spend a day at the beach.
SPECIAL GUEST: THE FLYING DUTCHMEN, Frisbee Champions
12. SLEEPOVER
MARCH 24, 1986
Sharon, Lois & Bram and Elephant invite some neighborhood kids
and Eric Nagler to their studio for a sleepover.
SPECIAL GUEST: THE POTATO PEOPLE, Mimists
13. TREASURE HUNT
MARCH 31, 1986
A mysterious letter arrives with a clue, which sends
Sharon, Lois & Bram on a musical Treasure Hunt.
SPECIAL GUEST: NAOMI TYRELL, Mimist

Season Three

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1. DUET SHOW
OCTOBER 6, 1986
Sharon, Lois & Bram and Elephant take a look at
pairs, twins and things that go together.
SPECIAL GUEST: JIM & JOHN COBURN, Twins/Artists
2. TREASURE ISLAND
OCTOBER 20, 1986
The kids discover a treasure map and everyone embarks on an adventure to find the treasure...with some unexpected results.
SPECIAL GUEST: THE NYLONS, Pop Music Group

 
3. OVERNIGHT
OCTOBER 27, 1986
The gang goes on an overnight camping trip
and run into some very noisy and strange neighbors.
SPECIAL GUEST: REVEREND KEN & THE WASHBOARD SUPER CLUB, Performers

4. CARIBANA
NOVEMBER 3, 1986
The gang takes part in a Caribbean "Caribana" Festival complete with costumes and floats and they learn about brotherhood and peace.
SPECIAL GUEST: 'PANMAN' PAT MCNEILLY, Steel Drum Player
5. FAIRY TALE
NOVEMBER 10, 1986
Elephant stars in a play called "CinderElephant" and Sharon, Lois & Bram and all the kids play supporting roles.
SPECIAL GUEST: TONY MOLESWORTH, Comedian/Juggler
6. GRANDMA BESSIE'S BIRTHDAY
NOVEMBER 17, 1986
When one of the children has a birthday on the same day as her grandma, the gang decides to stage a dual celebration
at the Senior Citizen’s Home.
SPECIAL GUEST: FRED BEAN, Senior Citizen Karate Master
7. WHO STOLE THE COOKIES?
NOVEMBER 24, 1986
Lois bakes sixty cookies and later discovers all but one have disappeared. Elephant plays sleuth in the case of the missing cookies!
SPECIAL GUEST: BOB BERKY, Clown
8. SOAP BOX DERBY
DECEMBER 1, 1986
Sharon, Lois & Bram and Elephant help the children construct a soapbox and they all enter an exciting soap box derby.
SPECIAL GUEST: RON RUBIN, Voice Actor
9. LIBRARY
DECEMBER 8, 1986
Sharon, Lois & Bram and Elephant take the children to the library where they all find their own special books. Fantasy takes over when Elephant finds a book that inspires its imagination!
SPECIAL GUEST: CAROL ROBINSON, Librarian
10. TOPSY-TURVY ELEPHANT
DECEMBER 15, 1986
Sharon, Lois & Bram and Elephant have fun doing things backwards
for a day, with some pretty topsy turvy results!
SPECIAL GUEST: LUBA GOY, Actress
11. THERE'S AN ELEPHANT
UP THAT TREE!

DECEMBER 22, 1986
Elephant unexpectedly takes refuge up in a tree.
Sharon, Lois & Bram try everything they can to get it down.
Maury Chaykin dons a fireman’s hat and comes racing to the rescue!
SPECIAL GUEST: MAURY CHAYKIN, Actor
12. GROWING UP
DECEMBER 29, 1986
Everyone spends the day exploring different kinds of careers and Elephant comes up with some interesting career ideas of its own.
SPECIAL GUEST: VALDY, Musician
13. HOSPITAL
JANUARY 5, 1987
When one of the children goes to the hospital to have his tonsils removed, Sharon, Lois & Bram and Elephant take the kids for a
surprise visit to the Hospital for Sick Kids’ Tonsil Ward.
SPECIAL GUEST: RON WAGNER & HIS MUSICAL PUPPET,
Ventriloquist & Puppetter

Season Four

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1. URBAN COWBOY
OCTOBER 26, 1987
Bronte Creek Park sets the scene for fun on the farm
and a hayride with Murray McLauchlan who entertains all with his
Juno Award winning classic, "The Farmer’s Song".
SPECIAL GUEST: MURRAY MCLAUCHLAN, Singer
2. SUPER ELEPHANT - THE MOVIE
OCTOBER 19, 1987
The kids get together to make their own movie...
someone’s been stealing all the peanut butter from the children’s homes around the city and SuperElephant sets out to save the day
and catch the culprit “butter” handed!
SPECIAL GUEST: BRUCE PIRRIE, Actor
3. COOKING SCHOOL
OCTOBER 5, 1987
Elephant’s interest in cooking lands Sharon, Lois & Bram and the kids in the middle of a zany cooking lesson with a madcap chef.
SPECIAL GUEST: SAM MOSES, Chef

4. MOTHER GOOSE
NOVEMBER 2, 1987
A day of child care turns into fantasy fun amidst a fairy glade forest when playmates Wee Willie Winkle and Terence McDiddler
entertain with nostalgic delight!
SPECIAL GUESTS: DON CULLEN, Actor
& ROY WORDSWORTH, Actor
5. PET FAIR
NOVEMBER 9, 1987
Excitement abounds as Sharon, Lois & Bram and the neighborhood
kids gear up for the community Pet Fair. Talking rabbits,
and Bram’s ‘Pet Rock’  all join in the fun!
SPECIAL GUEST: MAX THE DOG
6. BLACKOUT
NOVEMBER 16, 1987
It’s Elephant’s birthday and the day is filled with fun,
magic and many splendid surprises.
SPECIAL GUEST: ROBERT DESROSIERS, Dancer
7. NEWSPAPER
NOVEMBER 23, 1987
Sharon, Lois & Bram and their gang earn their Press Cards
when their newly formed neighborhood newspaper scoops
one of the hottest exclusive in town!
SPECIAL GUEST: THE BEIRDO BROTHERS & SISTER SHEILA, Musicians
8. SNOW WHITE ELEPHANT
NOVEMBER 30, 1987
In what is quickly becoming a series tradition Sharon, Lois & Bram
bring a beloved fairy tale back to life - with a few fun change in this tribute to the 50th Anniversary of the Snow White Legend!
SPECIAL GUEST: JAYNE EASTWOOD, Actress
9. AN ELEPHANT NEVER FORGETS
DECEMBER 7, 1987
An Elephant never forgets! Unless, of course, it’s plagued by
a case of Pachyderm Amnesia! Those quirky jazz blowers
The Shuffle Demons save the day by helping Elephant
regain its memory just in time for Sharon, Lois & Bram’s big concert!
SPECIAL GUEST: THE SHUFFLE DEMONS, Jazz Band
10. RADIO SHOW
DECEMBER 14, 1987
A mysterious antique radio possesses the ability to transport Sharon, Lois & Bram and the kids back in time to radio’s heyday!
SPECIAL GUEST: RON RUBIN, Voice Actor
11. SIBLING RIVALRY
DECEMBER 21, 1987
The arrival of Aunt Elephant and her new baby brings mixed feelings
for Elephant. Elephant learns that new additions to a family
can be a trying but wonderful experience.
SPECIAL GUEST: KATE & ANNA MCGARRIGLE, Singer/Songwriter Duo
12. ELEPHANT FINDS IT'S GAME
DECEMBER 28, 1987
Elephant sets out to find its game
and discover its flare for figure skating.
SPECIAL GUEST: TOLLER CRANSTON, Figure Skater
13. BAND ON THE RUN
JANUARY 4, 1988
Sharon, Lois & Bram and the Mammoth Band wind up on a wild goose chase to their next concert after Elephant Show touring bus has an ill-timed breakdown! From roller skates to bicycles - the gang tries it all - because the show must go on?!
SPECIAL GUEST: THE MAMMOTH BAND

Season Five

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1. THE EARLY YEARS
DECEMBER 11 , 1988
The Elephant Show blasts into the past as Sharon, Lois & Bram
reminisce about the early days and re-kindle fond memories
of their rise to fame and glory. Louis Del Grande guest stars as
the trio’s fast-talking, wise cracking agent, ‘Willy Bookem’.
SPECIAL GUEST: LOUIS DEL GRANDE, TV Actor/Writer
2. UNICEF
OCTOBER 31, 1988
As UNICEF Canada’s newly appointed Canadian Ambassadors, Sharon, Lois & Bram join neighbourhood friends in this humorous and uplifting lesson in caring and sharing. The whole gang teams up to share in the holiday spirit and put on the neighborhood’s best Halloween ever!
SPECIAL GUESTS: JAYNE EASTWOOD, Actress
& ANDREA MARTIN, Actress
3. ELEPHANT'S LAMP
DECEMBER 18, 1988
Elephant’s discovery of a magic lamp leads to mayhem as
Sharon, Lois & Bram and the kids try and figure out what to wish for
and how to deal with an overly-zealous genie!
SPECIAL GUEST: RICK GREEN of THE FRANTICS, Comedian

4. MOONLIGHTING
JANUARY 8, 1989
When the neighborhood kids decide it’s time for a new playground, Sharon, Lois & Bram kick into high gear to raise funds for the project.
SPECIAL GUESTS: MAURICE SOLWAY, Violinist
5. MUSEUM
JANUARY 1, 1989
Following a day at the Royal Ontario Museum, Sharon, Lois & Bram & the gang find themselves locked in after hours! The night watchman finds himself unwillingly drawn into the adventures as the night prowls on.
SPECIAL GUEST: DAN REDICAN, Comedian/Actor
6. THREE BEARS
DECEMBER 25, 1988
Once again a traditional fairy tale is turned topsy-turvy in the hands of Sharon, Lois & Bram and the gang! Little Boy Blue" blows his horn
in this contemporary remake of the 3-bears classic
as the trio of bears are in search for their next hit music video.
SPECIAL GUEST: CHUCK MANGIONE, Trumpeter/Musician
7. PLAYHOUSE
JANUARY 15, 1989
Sharon, Lois & Bram and the kids encounter a disgruntled
neighbor while building a playhouse in the backyard.
SPECIAL GUEST: TABORAH JOHNSON, Singer
8. SUNDAY IN THE PARK
JANUARY 22, 1989
Elephant searches for it’s artistic forte in this episode
a la Georges Seurat.
SPECIAL GUEST: MENDELSON JOE, Singer/Songwriter
9. CURIO SHOPPE
JANUARY 29, 1989
Sharon, Lois & Bram, Elephant and the kids discover a curious shoppe where their grandest wishes come true. A mysterious shopkeeper,
whose bric-a-brac knick-knacks take the gang on an unforgettable journey into the world of imagination.
SPECIAL GUEST: BARBARA HAMILTON, Actress
10. MAKING A RECORD
FEBRUARY 19, 1989
The kids follow Sharon, Lois & Bram into the studio for the day to learn the A to Z’s of "making a record".
SPECIAL GUEST: JOE SEALY, JAZZ MUSICIAN
11. YOUNG & OLD
FEBRUARY 12, 1989
Sharon, Lois & Bram and the kids discover that childhood
has no age limits! The Interlink Choir help bridge the generation
gap between the Young and Old.
SPECIAL GUEST: JAN RUBES, Opera Singer
12. AWARD SHOW
FEBRUARY 26, 1989
The neighborhood kids plan a surprise of their own for
Sharon, Lois & Bram: a trip down memory lane, highlighting everything from "Most Fabulous Face" to Most Outrageous Mode of Transportation" in the series' historical flashback.

 
13. BIRTH OF THE SHOW
FEBRUARY 5, 1989
How did The Elephant Show begin? Sharon, Lois & Bram and Eric
answer the musical question "why?" in this nostalgic episode.
SPECIAL GUEST: SNEEZY WATERS, Musician