Shrimpenstein

Shrimpenstein. A sixties tv show in the L.A. area. Shrimpenstein.

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  1. This was my favorite show when I was in junior high school! I used to draw Shrimpy as best I could when I was supposed to be paying attention in class. Great illustration!!!!!

    • Hey, Dave! Thanks. You must have lived out in the LA area as a kid? I grew up in MI and didn’t know anything about Shrimpy until I found him on the web a few years ago. I think there are only a couple of episodes that have survived, but they’re very funny. I wish it could live on somehow.

      • There were a few of us who watched every day and loved it! It was definitely adult humor, for the most part, which was what made it such a funny show. I still know the theme song by heart! It was a very sad day when the news man/booth announcer guy took over when Gene and Jim were no longer doing the show. He was terrible. Gene Moss has a son who was the news guy on a local Los Angeles morning radio show for many years and is now a family therapist in the area. I also wish there were more shows available out there somewhere. Thanks again for bringing Shrimpy back to us after all these years! As Von Schtick would say…

        “Oh, SHUT UP!!”

        Dave

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