TV Hardy Boys, The (ABC 1969, Byron Kane, Dal McKennon) Published 2 years ago on April 20, 2017 When the first Hardy Boys books were written in the early 1930’s, the author probably didn’t envision his sleuthsome twosome as a traveling rock band on a TV cartoon show. But then again, neither television nor rock ‘n’ roll had been invented. In any case, after the boys Hardy were a segment on the Mickey Mouse Club and before they were portrayed by Shaun Cassidy and Parker Stevenson on primetime’s The Hardy Boys, Joe and Frank starred in an animated Saturday show. The series followed the title lads as they toured the world with their band, Hardy Boys Plus Three. The “three” were their friends—Pete, Chubby and the token cute girl, Wanda. Of course, in between gigs, the group had plenty of opportunities to solve crimes the world over. Trying to mimic the success of the Archies, an actual album of the Hardy Boys’ songs (with different voices than the speaking ones) was released. Although “Here Come the Hardy Boys” did crack Billboard’s Top 200 Album Chart, the single “Love and Let Love” failed reach the Top 100. Even tougher competition came from the show’s time slot, opposite the now-legendary Scooby-Doo. production details USA / ABC – Universal / x20 minute episodes / Broadcast 6 September 1969 – 4 September 1971 cast Byron Kane as Joe Hardy, Pete Jones, Fenton Hardy Dal McKennon as Frank Hardy, Chubby Morton Jane Webb as Wanda Kay Breckenridge, Aunt Gertrude Hardy ABCChildren's TVTV Advertisement advertisement and this just in Episodes13 hours ago House Hunters: Green Acres In Agoura Hills (S153EP2 HGTV Mon 25 Feb 2019) Green Acres In Agoura Hills: A single mother wants to relocate to a home in the city of Agoura Hills,... Episodes13 hours ago Maine Cabin Masters Season 3 Episode 11 airs Mon 25 Feb 2019 on DIY A family from Maine work together to save a historic cabin from the 1930s that was owned by a famous... Episodes13 hours ago The Good Doctor: Believe (S2EP16 ABC Mon 25 Feb 2019) Believe: The new chief of surgery, Dr. Jackson Han (Daniel Dae Kim), believes Dr. Shaun Murphy is a liability more... Episodes13 hours ago The Enemy Within Series Premieres Mon 25 Feb 2019 on NBC Pilot: Former CIA agent Erica Shepherd is now known as one of the most notorious traitors in recent American history.... Episodes13 hours ago Grave Mysteries: Murder Behind Closed Doors (S2EP3 ID Mon 25 Feb 2019) Murder Behind Closed Doors: While hunting for clues in the case of 27-year-old single mother Ashley Melnyczok, who was murdered... search EPISODES Episodes13 hours ago American Dad!: Persona Assistant (Episode 250! TBS Mon 25 Feb 2019) Persona Assistant: In the show’s 250th episode, Stan has to take over Roger’s different personas after a tumor takes him... Episodes13 hours ago Bull: Forfeiture (S3EP16 CBS Mon 25 Feb 2019, with Ben Vereen) Forfeiture: The TAC team works tandem cases when Chunk represents his first legal client, Darius Lambert (Brian Bradley), a young... Episodes13 hours ago The Voice Season 16 Premieres Mon 25 Feb 2019 on NBC The Blind Auditions Season Premiere: EGOT winner and critically-acclaimed, multi-platinum singer-songwriter John Legend joins returning superstar coaches Adam Levine, Kelly... advertisement MOVIES Movies2 weeks ago Private Worlds (Paramount 1935, Charles Boyer, Claudette Colbert) Charles Boyer stars as the new superintendent of a progressive mental hospital. His apparent coldness first arouses resentment among the... Movies2 weeks ago Yucatán (2018, Luis Tosar, Stephanie Cayo) In farcical comedy Yucatán a pair of white collar thieves compete fiercely against each other trying to steal from an... Movies2 weeks ago The Breaker Upperers (Netflix Fri 15 Feb 2019, Jackie van Beek, Madeleine Sami) Two women run a business breaking up couples for cash but when one develops a conscience their friendship unravels. production... MY TV TONIGHTWhat's on and when. Broadcast, cable and streaming... BRITISH FILM 1930-1990The Viewer's Guide to British Film 1930-1990 Indepth guide to six decades of cinema in the UK.