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Premiere September 26, 1964
Finale March 20, 1965
Creator Merrill Heatter, Bob Quigley
Host Stubby Kaye
Network ABC
Style 30-minute game show
Company Merrill Heatter-Bob Quigley Productions,
Filmways Television
Seasons 1
Episodes 26
Origin USA

Shenanigans, airing on ABC Saturday mornings, was a revival of Video Village Jr., the children's edition of the weekday Video Village show. It originally began in 1960 as a local show in New York before being redeveloped and retitled for CBS daytime.

Two children represented the "game pieces" on a board of spaces. Two giant dice are rolled to determine to where each contestant progressed. Each space requires the contestant to either answer a question or perform a stunt.

The child who runs the board cashed in money won for prizes.

Shenanigans would be replayed on ABC from September 1965 to December 1965.



Person Role Duration
Main Cast
Stubby Kaye Host 1
Kenny Williams Kenny The Cop 1


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