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Encyclopedia > Welcome to Pooh Corner
Welcome to Pooh Corner

Winnie-the-Pooh, as seen in an episode of Welcome to Pooh Corner.
Genre Live-action/puppets
Running time Approx. 0.30 per episode
Starring Hal Smith
Will Ryan
Ron Gans
Phil Baron
Country of origin Flag of United States United States
Original channel The Disney Channel
Original run 19831995
No. of episodes 120

Welcome to Pooh Corner was a live-action/puppet television series airing on The Disney Channel, featuring the characters from the Winnie-the-Pooh universe portrayed by actors in human-sized puppet suits, except Roo, who was usually a traditional puppet. Pooh on Welcome to Pooh Corner This is a screenshot of a copyrighted movie or television program. ... Winnie the Pooh Winnie-the-Pooh is a fictional bear created by A. A. Milne. ... In film and video, live action refers to works that are acted out by flesh-and-blood actors, as opposed to animation. ... Wayang shadow-puppet created in Bali, in the early 20th century. ... Harold John Hal Smith (August 24, 1916 - January 28, 1994) was an American character actor and voice-over artist. ... Will Ryan is a voice actor originally from Cleveland, Ohio. ... Ronald Ron Gans is an American voice-over artist and character actor, best-known for portraying the voices for both Kanga and Roo in the Disney Channel live-action/puppet television series Welcome to Pooh Corner, and most other film roles from the 1960s through the 1980s. ... Phil Baron (November 14, 1953) is an American voice actor who voiced Piglet in the Disney Channel live-action/puppet television series Welcome to Pooh Corner. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... The Disney Channel is a cable TV network run by The Walt Disney Company in the United States. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... In film and video, live action refers to works that are acted out by flesh-and-blood actors, as opposed to animation. ... Wayang shadow-puppet created in Bali, in the early 20th century. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... The Disney Channel is a cable TV network run by The Walt Disney Company in the United States. ... Winnie the Pooh Winnie-the-Pooh is a fictional bear created by A. A. Milne. ... Wayang shadow-puppet created in Bali, in the early 20th century. ...


Each show began with an introduction sequence with Laurie Main speaking to the audience. He would relate what he was talking about to an event that occurred in the Hundred Acre Wood, the home of the Pooh characters, and then he would proceed to read from a book entitled Welcome to Pooh Corner. He would then narrate the episode acted out by the characters. The action was filmed before a blue screen, rather than using traditional sets. Laurie Main was born in London, England on November 29, 1929. ... The Hundred Acre Wood is the fictional land inhabited by Winnie the Pooh and his friends in the Pooh series of childrens stories by author A.A. Milne. ...


Since the show was designed for the Disney Channel before it began airing commercials, there were no breaks for commercials. As a result, the show lasted a full thirty minutes. The main story ran about twenty minutes followed by two shorter segments. The first segment was a music video featuring one of ten songs, used over and over throughout the show's run. These songs were written by the Academy Award winning Sherman Brothers who had provided the majority of the Winnie the Pooh music over the years. Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... Robert B. Sherman & Richard M. Sherman at the London Palladium in 2002 during the premiere of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang: The Stage Musical. ...


The last segment of the show was a presentational arts and crafts demonstration. One of the cast members would speak to the narrator, looking directly into the camera, while they showed the viewers at home how to make something. In addition to normal episodes, several holiday episodes were also produced, along with a special Too Smart for Strangers, where Pooh and his friends explain to people what to do when they meet someone they don't know.


Dumbo's Circus, another Disney Channel live-action/puppet television series, was produced in a similar way, with actors in costumes in front of a blue screen. Dumbos Circus was a live-action/puppet television series on The Disney Channel, featuring the character of Dumbo from the original film. ... Disney Channel is a 24-hour general entertainment television network in the United States that taps into the world of children through original series and movies, plus contemporary acquired programming. ... In film and video, live action refers to works that are acted out by flesh-and-blood actors, as opposed to animation. ... Wayang shadow-puppet created in Bali, in the early 20th century. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ...


The show's title derives from the second Winnie the Pooh storybook, The House at Pooh Corner. The House at Pooh Corner (1928) is the second volume of stories about Winnie the Pooh, by A. A. Milne. ...


Welcome to Pooh Corner began airing in 1983, and was removed from the channel when it began airing commercial breaks in 1996. As a result, the show's VHS releases have become hard to find. 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Top view of VHS cassette with U.S. 25c coin for scale Bottom view of VHS cassette with magnetic tape exposed Top view of VHS cassette with front casing removed The Video Home System, better known by its abbreviation VHS, is a recording and playing standard for analog video cassette...

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Cast

Harold John Hal Smith (August 24, 1916 - January 28, 1994) was an American character actor and voice-over artist. ... Winnie the Pooh Winnie-the-Pooh is a fictional bear created by A. A. Milne. ... Owl is a a fictional character in A. A. Milnes Winnie-the-Pooh books and in Disneys Winnie the Pooh cartoons. ... Will Ryan is a voice actor originally from Cleveland, Ohio. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... In the fictional world of the book series and cartoons Winnie the Pooh, Rabbit is a responsible rabbit who happens to be a good friend of Winnie the Pooh. ... Eeyore, as depicted by Disney Eeyore is a fictional character from the book series Winnie-the-Pooh (that were popularized by a successful cartoon by Disney studios). ... Ronald Ron Gans is an American voice-over artist and character actor, best-known for portraying the voices for both Kanga and Roo in the Disney Channel live-action/puppet television series Welcome to Pooh Corner, and most other film roles from the 1960s through the 1980s. ... Kanga is the name of a fictional character in the books and cartoons about Winnie-the-Pooh. ... In the fictional world of the book series and cartoon Winnie the Pooh, Roo is a young joey who is a good friend of Winnie the Pooh. ... Phil Baron (November 14, 1953) is an American voice actor who voiced Piglet in the Disney Channel live-action/puppet television series Welcome to Pooh Corner. ... now. ... Laurie Main was born in London, England on November 29, 1929. ...

Songs

    • "Responsible Persons" (Owl)
    • "Be A Buddy, Be A Pal" (Tigger and Roo)
    • "Please and Thank-You" (Pooh and Piglet)

Try A Little Something New is a song from the Welcome to Pooh Corner Cable TV series which premiered in 1983 on the Disney Channel (which was also that channels inaugural season). ... In the fictional world of the book series and cartoons Winnie the Pooh, Rabbit is a responsible rabbit who happens to be a good friend of Winnie the Pooh. ... Just Say, Yes I Can is a song from the Welcome to Pooh Corner Cable TV series which premiered in 1983 on the Disney Channel (which was also that channels inaugural season). ... Eeyore, as depicted by Disney Eeyore is a fictional character from the book series Winnie-the-Pooh (that were popularized by a successful cartoon by Disney studios). ... Youre the Only You is a song from the Welcome to Pooh Corner Cable TV series which premiered in 1983 on the Disney Channel (which was also that channels inaugural season). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... I Hum To Myself is a song from the Welcome to Pooh Corner Cable TV series which premiered in 1983 on the Disney Channel (which was also that channels inaugural season). ... now. ... The Right Side is a song from the Welcome to Pooh Corner Cable TV series which premiered in 1983 on the Disney Channel (which was also that channels inaugural season). ... Winnie the Pooh Winnie-the-Pooh is a fictional bear created by A. A. Milne. ...

Trivia

  • Welcome to Pooh Corner differs on many things from its other incarnations:
Piglet always has on a scarf, or a muffler as the narrator calls it [1].
Tigger is colored red with black stripes [2], and has a talent for art.
Rabbit is a talented magician, aside from being a gardener.
Owl always has on glasses [3], and on several occasions, has on a pilot's head and scarf when flying. As Owl begins to take off, a sound of a plane's engine starting can be heard, followed by the take off.
Roo is seen wearing a red shirt [4].

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  Results from FactBites:
 
Welcome to Pooh Corner (193 words)
Welcome to the Pooh Corner, just a little section of the Hundred Acre Woods.
Welcome to Pooh Corner was a live-action kids' show on the Disney Channel in the 80's.
All of the stories about Pooh Corner were told by the Storyteller played by Laurie Main.
Retroland - Welcome to Pooh Corner (427 words)
With songs by Dan Crow and Robin Frederick, among others, Welcome to Pooh Corner always had a musical diversion or two to keep spirits light, but the focus was on basic messages of kindness, friendship, sharing, honesty and other virtues.
I have to say that "Welcome to Pooh's Corner" was a staple of my childhood back when The Disney Channel was worth watching.
Welcome to Pooh's Corner was as good as The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, which I also watched on ABC all the time until it was cancelled a few years ago to bring the new ABCKids Lineup.
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