NYC-area TV/Radio

The Merry Mailman
with Ray Heatherton
Ray Heatherton as The Merry Mailman
This children's program aired on New York City's WOR-TV (9). Heatherton and his crew entertained kids with games, songs, stories, crafts, hobbies, comedy, puppet skits, magic tricks, interviews with guest performers and personalities, and informational segments. The live segments were interspersed with theatrical Terrytoons and Crusader Rabbit cartoons.

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Posted by Mr.Nostalgia at 4:32 pm (PST) on Mon January 4, 2016   
The two puppet characters seen at"The Puppet House Stand"
with"The Merry Mailman"(Ray Heatherton)are"Mr.Humperdink"
and"King Orlando"(Manipulated and voiced by Milt Moss).
Posted by Kids TV Kid at 5:21 am (PDT) on Fri April 5, 2013   
Ray Heatherton also hosted the weekend evening edition of
"The Popeye Show" as "Capt. Ray" on WPIX TV Ch.11 in NYC
from Saturday and Sunday September 8, & 9, 1956 to Sunday
April 13, 1958.
Posted by Kids TV Kid at 9:22 am (PDT) on Thu April 4, 2013   
Ray Heatherton briefly revived "The Merry Mailman" character for "The Merry Mailman's Funhouse" which was seen weekday afternoons on WPIX TV Ch.11
in NYC from Monday September 25,1961 to Friday May 31,1963.
Posted by Duff at 8:09 pm (PST) on Sun December 19, 2010   
I guess that'd be you. (I knew that, though.)
Posted by Bob Wilson Jr at 7:52 pm (PST) on Sun December 19, 2010   
Who will be the first to post here that Ray was the father of Joey Heatherton?

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