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Flipper 

Not Rated | | Adventure, Family | TV Series (1964–1967)
Ranger Porter Ricks is responsible for the animal and human life in Coral Key Park, Florida. Stories center on his 15-year-old son Sandy and 10-year-old Bud and, especially, on their pet dolphin Flipper.
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1967   1966   1965   1964  
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Brian Kelly ...  Porter Ricks 88 episodes, 1964-1967
Luke Halpin ...  Sandy Ricks 88 episodes, 1964-1967
Tommy Norden Tommy Norden ...  Bud Ricks 88 episodes, 1964-1967
Flipper ...  Flipper / ... 88 episodes, 1964-1967
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Ranger Porter Ricks is responsible for the animal and human life in Coral Key Park, Florida. Stories center on his 15-year-old son Sandy and 10-year-old Bud and, especially, on their pet dolphin Flipper.

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Dive into a world full of wonder with the King of the Sea! (Season One DVD)

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Adventure | Family

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 September 1964 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Flipper le dauphin See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(88 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The third show of Season 1 (SOS Dolphin) was filmed one year earlier (1963) as a pilot immediately after they filmed the last sequence for the second feature movie "Flipper's New Adventure" - Luke Halpin is wearing the same red t-shirt in the last scene of the movie and the opening scenes of the TV show. See more »

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Referenced in Easter (2002) See more »

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Thoughts of Flipper makes me feel so nostalgic
7 October 2004 | by kolyanbogieSee all my reviews

I don't know if anyone will ever read this or care about my memories about this show, but after reading another commentary I had to put in my five cents worth. In the late 60s, when our family had never owned a TV, our next door neighbors bought a brand new color set. This was 1967 or 68. Older viewers will remember when color was a big deal, and the new shows were very exciting to watch. (Remember the NBC peacock which announced that a show was "in COLOR!") One of these shows was Flipper. Thinking of the theme song brings tears to my eyes ... I am taken back to my childhood as an innocent 8-year old who had hardly seen any television, kind of mesmerised. I always loved animals and thought a dolphin would be such a cool pet - although I do remember getting tired of flipper making that weird dolphin noise! Anyone who wants to share memories, feel free to e-mail me.


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