The Jasper Chronicles

The Journal of a Cynical Dad

Sunday, October 02, 2005

Rusty's Whereabouts Discovered

Back when I was a kid, "The Friendly Giant" was the children's program to watch. Along with Mr. Dressup the shows packed the one-two punch I needed to get through the day.

The Friendly Giant featured a Giant who played the recorder and hung out with his two pals Jerome the Giraffe and Rusty the Rooster. The giraffe and the 'giant' stood eye to eye, that made sense. But the Rooster was proportionately in scale with the giant, which meant that Rusty was one giantic chicken!

After they cancelled the program I always just assumed the giant stayed in his castle, Jerome moved back to Africa, but where did Rusty the freakishly huge rooster go? It's not like you wouldn't notice a giant rooster walking down the street.

Polanski discovered him living in Armidale, Australia.