Freddy the Flute

Freddy the Flute was a magical talking flute and good friend of Billy on Sid and Marty Krofft’s H.R. Pufnstuf. As a kid, I always dreamed about having a friend who would always be with me, who I could put in my pocket (which explains why I got that pet mouse, you are still missed Ben). If I had known that I could get my very own Freddy as a kid, I would have definitely sent away for him. But until I saw this ad (posted as part of a larger piece by Waffle Whiffer), I had no idea it was possible.

For those who have never seen H.R. Pufnstuf, and I know some of you exist, here is the episode The Magic Path, that will let you see Freddy in action.


Garry Vander Voort

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2 thoughts on “Freddy the Flute

  1. I don’t want to have to be the one to mention what happened to Freddy at band camp, but here I am, and I apologize.

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