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Chicagoist Weekend Theater: Svengoolie, Throughout The Ages

By Jon Graef in Arts & Entertainment on Sep 22, 2013 8:30PM

Image Credit: Rick Klein, Museum of Classic Chicago Television

Our weekend theater is a tribute to Svengoolie, a horror movie host character conceived by Jerry G. Bishop, who died earlier this week, and continued by Rich Koz, his protege. Watch some key clips throughout the ages, and get in the mood for horror as Fall and Halloween approach:

[Jerry G. Bishop - the original Svengoolie]

[The Career of Rick Koz's Svengoolie, narrated by Jerry G. Bishop]

[Son Of Svengoolie - "The First Episode!"]

[Son of Svengoolie - "300th Show Retrospective," part two]

[Svengoolie: Zombie #5]

For more Svengoolie clips, check out the Museum of Classic Chicago Television YouTube channel.