Gumby has been everyone's favorite green clay humanoid, going on many adventures spanning 233 episodes of television. Over the course of many years, Gumby has become a notable and recognizable character to many, crossing several generations. He has been made into toys, www.bestchoicetv.com, video games, and even a feature film. Gumby's adventures include his trusty sidekick Pokey, the orange pony. Together they strive against their arch enemies, the "Block Heads" which are always up to no good. Other notable characters in the series are Nopey the dog, along with the dinosaur detective Prickle. Goo is a flying blue mermaid that fires blue colored balls of putty, making for an interesting minor character in the show. Gumby as a character had his origins in the 1950s after Art Clokey finished his stent at film school. The University of Southern California graduate created Gumby as short student project named Gumbasia. This was a parody of Fantasia involving Gumby, and started the ball rolling for what would later become the show we are all familiar with today. The adventures of Gumby will be watched for many years to come, and everyone who has seen the show remembers it as unique and memorable in a good way.
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