Memories of The Friendly Giant and Mr. Dressup

Mister Dressup

From Gary Pearson:

The Friendly Giant and Mr.Dressup…and me
Let’s start at the beginning. When I was a little pre school kid, and later, if I was sick at home, one of the greatest pleasures I could have was to watch The Friendly Giant and Mr.Dressup. Friendly, I only discovered later, was a show about books and classical music! Mr.Dressup was a show about art, play acting and friendship. Those shows were slow by today’s standards and I often think today’s kids are missing something by not having gentle, inclusive entertainment like that. Continue reading.