Beany and Cecil first appeared on TV
as an Emmy-winning syndicated puppet show from L.A. in the
1950s titled Time For Beany, with Daws Butler and Stan Frieberg
providing the voices. It maintained its basic format when
it first appeared in cartoon form on January 6, 1962 as part
of Matty's Funday Funnies. It became its own series a few
months later, before shifting to Saturday mornings in 1963.
The principals were the ever-smiling Beany, who wore his namesake
cap; his uncle Huffenpuff, who was captain of their boat the
Leakin' Lena; Beany's pet Cecil, who was a seasick serpent;
and Dishonest John, who was their conniving nemesis.
Beany and Cecil, the animated cartoon, contributed to the
popularity of beany caps, making them a perennial favourite
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