Bigfoot and Wildboy (partially lost children's television series; 1977-1979)

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Status: Partially Lost

Bigfoot and Wildboy was a children's live-action television show that was, at first, part of a variety show called The Krofft Supershow, in 1977 on ABC. The Krofft Supershow itself lasted from 1976 to 1978, while Bigfoot and Wildboy, at the time a part of Krofft, had an initial 8-episode run before breaking off into its own series in 1979 and having a 12-episode run, therefore making a 20-episode series overall. The standalone series was apparently made up of shelved episodes from the Krofft Supershow run.[1]

The show's plot revolved around Bigfoot finding a little boy lost in the wild and raising him as his own, naming him Wildboy. The two would get into rather unusual adventures, such as a UFO, a vampire or an abominable snowman.

Some of the show's episodes have survived, but there are some that have not surfaced in their entirety. Every episode from the Krofft Supershow series has been uploaded online, but only six episodes from the show's run as a stand-alone series have surfaced in full length. "The Other Bigfoot" has partially survived, in a minute-and-a-half long clip in Spanish.

List of Episodes

The Krofft Supershow Run

Episode Name Status
The Sonic Projector Found
Black Box Found
Abominable Snowman Found
UFO Found
White Wolf Found
Amazon Contest Found
Secret Monolith Found
The Trappers Found

Stand-Alone Run

Episode Name Status
The Invasion (1 |2) Found
Space Prisoner (1 |2) Found
Birth of a Titan (1 |2) Found
Bigfoot vs. Wildboy Lost
Meteor Menace Lost
Earthquake Lost
Eye of the Mummy (1 |2) Found
The Wild Girl Lost
The Other Bigfoot Partially Lost (Spanish)
Return of the Vampire Found
Outlaw Bigfoot (1 |2) Found
Spy from the Sky Lost

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