Gumby's Best Episodes: The Original Adventures

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  • 1957
  • 1 Season

Gumby's Best Episodes: The Original Adventures is a collection of episodes from the classic animated television show, Gumby. Produced by Legend Films, this nostalgic DVD set presents a selection of some of the most iconic and beloved episodes from the early seasons of the show. With vivid colors, whimsical animation, and imaginative storytelling that remains charming and entertaining decades after its original broadcast, this collection is a must-have for fans of the classic American series.

Originally airing on television in the 1950s, Gumby is a stop-motion animated series created by Art Clokey that follows the adventures of the titular green claymation figure and his many friends. This collection includes thirteen episodes from the first three seasons of the show, spanning from 1957 to 1961. Each episode runs for approximately ten minutes, making this a perfect option for younger viewers with shorter attention spans.

Gumby's Best Episodes feature some of the earliest adventures of the green protagonist and his horse pal, Pokey. The first episode, "Gumby on the Moon," finds Gumby and Pokey traveling to the moon to rescue a group of moon people from the villainous Blockheads. In "Robot Rumpus," Gumby creates a robot to help with his chores, but things quickly spiral out of control as the robot takes on a life of its own. Meanwhile, in "Too Loo," Gumby and Pokey visit the magical land of Too Loo to help out a friend in need.

Other episodes in the collection have Gumby and Pokey encountering fairies, mermaids, dragons, and even Dr. Zveegee, the mad scientist who attempts to clone Gumby in "Gumbasia." As they navigate through these strange and fantastical worlds, Gumby and Pokey's friendship and loyalty remains strong, providing an enduring message of teamwork and compassion that appeals to viewers of all ages.

One of the standout elements of the collection is the vivid and colorful animation, which features handcrafted sets, claymation characters, and stop-motion animation techniques that bring the imaginative stories to life. The show has a unique visual style that resonates with its core audience and has stood the test of time, despite the advancements in animation technology over the years. The techniques used in Gumby's creation, such as Claymation, have to be appreciated, especially when watching these original episodes.

Additionally, Gumby's Best Episodes showcases a range of memorable characters and storylines that continue to capture viewers' imaginations. Gumby himself is a lovable hero with a heart of gold, while Pokey provides a much-needed dose of humor and levity. The Blockheads are the perfect antagonists, with their mischievous antics and hapless schemes. Other fan-favorites include Prickle, a dinosaur, Goo, a flying blue mermaid, and Minga, a girl with blue hair.

Overall, Gumby's Best Episodes: The Original Adventures is a delightful collection of episodes from one of the most iconic animated series in American television history. Perfect for both longtime fans and newcomers to the show, this DVD set offers a charming and entertaining glimpse into the whimsical world of Gumby and his many friends. The episodes are timeless and provide entertainment that even modern-day animation shows can't match. Whether reliving childhood memories or introducing a new generation to the magic of Gumby, this DVD set is a must-have addition to any animation lover's collection.

Gumby's Best Episodes: The Original Adventures is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (16 episodes). The series first aired on January 1, 1957.

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Hidden Valley
16. Hidden Valley
January 1, 1957
The adventure is on and Gumby and Pokey find something much better than land in their trek to find the elusive "Hidden Valley."
Rain for Roo
15. Rain for Roo
January 1, 1957
The Kingdom of Roo needs rain, and it's up to Gumby and Pokey to fill the bill.
Gumby Racer
14. Gumby Racer
January 1, 1966
It's a full-fledged race and anyone could take the trophy, will it be Gumby and Pokey? The Blockheads? It's anybody's guess!
The Groobee
13. The Groobee
January 1, 1966
The groobee doesn't build honeycombs like other bees, he builds crates around animals. It's just what Gumby needs to help out his friend the Zookeeper!
The Witty Witch
12. The Witty Witch
January 1, 1966
The ever-witty witch finds herself a "captive audience" for her one-witch show!
In a Fix
11. In a Fix
January 1, 1957
Gumby builds a stall for Pokey, but gets himself into a bind when he can't take it down.
The Kachinas
10. The Kachinas
January 1, 1957
Gumby and Pokey follow their Indian-friend to the place of the rain spirits, who promise to bring life giving water to the land... but the spirits must receive their due!
The Black Knight
9. The Black Knight
January 1, 1966
Gumby must defeat the terrorizing Black Knight in a jousting tournament so that the villagers can be free from the Dragon!
Baker's Tour
8. Baker's Tour
January 1, 1957
Gumby and Pokey are persuaded to take a tour of the oven led by Mr. Bread Dough.
The Glob
7. The Glob
January 1, 1966
Gumby takes up sculpting, but he and Pokey are in for a surprise when his first piece comes to life to pursue them!
Gumby's Concerto
6. Gumby's Concerto
January 1, 1957
A musical celebration combining rhythm and claymation into a concert for the ears and eyes.
The Blockheads
5. The Blockheads
January 1, 1957
Gumby and Pokey evade their Blockhead pursuers by entering different lands inside storybooks.
Sad King Ott's Daughter
4. Sad King Ott's Daughter
January 1, 1966
Watch Gumby and Pokey try to help the poor King rescue his daughter with only a 25-cent toy!
Yard Work Made Easy
3. Yard Work Made Easy
January 1, 1957
Gumby goes to play with Pokey after getting a group of robots to do his chores for him.
Lion Drive
2. Lion Drive
January 1, 1957
Mr. Lion learns to drive, taking Gumby and Pokey for a ride they'll never forget!
Tree Trouble
1. Tree Trouble
January 1, 1957
Mr. Owl effectively teaches Gumby and Pokey a lesson about the importance of asking permission with a story of three beaver children who build a damn without checking with their parents!
Where to Watch Gumby's Best Episodes: The Original Adventures
Gumby's Best Episodes: The Original Adventures is available for streaming on the Legend Films website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Gumby's Best Episodes: The Original Adventures on demand at Amazon Prime.
  • Premiere Date
    January 1, 1957