He was originally on "Huckleberry Hound", just a featured player, supporting the star.
But like an opening band that blows away the headliner, Yogi Bear could not continue in a supporting role, he demanded his own show.
And Yogi became a star, a perennial, like Elton John. Someone whose famous lines are known by everybody and continues to tour, who never seems to fade. If you haven’t quoted Yogi, you were brought up in a house without television.
"Want to steal some pick-a-nic baskets?"
I’ve been to Jellystone twice. And I couldn’t stop looking for Yogi and Boo-Boo. I thought I saw them a couple of times, but I was confused, it wasn’t them.
If I think about it, Yogi encapsulates my personal philosophy…
"He will sleep til noon, but before it’s dark, he’ll have every picnic basket that’s in Jellystone Park."
I’m an endless quest to catch up. And I came across this story in the newspaper:
And I watched the video and I got so sad. It’s got the feel of "The Sopranos". Or "The Road To Perdition". Great films are about mood more than dialog.
This is so sad…