The Banana Splits

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Mod rockers Fleegle (dog, guitar), Bingo (gorilla, drums), Drooper (lion, guitar) and Snorky (elephant, organ) hosted their own Saturday morning kids show, The Banana Splits Adventure Hour (1968-1970). I mainly remember them introducing cartoons, running into each other, and driving kick ass six-wheeled dune buggies, but I guess they must have played some songs or something, because they managed to put out an album. They got a second life as a Cartoon Network web cartoon, then were rebooted by the SyFy network as a horror franchise.

Trivia Time! While the characters were invented by NBC, they went to the Krofft brothers to design the costumes.