Lunch With Casey

Remembering Casey Jones and his pal Roundhouse

About Casey Jones

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The 1950’s and 60’s were a special time for children in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Each day there was a kiddy television show called Lunch With Casey. It featured Roger Awsumb as railroad engineer Casey Jones and aired on WTCN channel 11. Roger Awsumb was born in Saint Paul, Minnesota on July 10, 1928 to Ardin and […]

Remembering Jimmy Jenson

Jimmy Jenson

Jimmy Jenson, known as the “Swingin’ Swede,” passed away on August 7, 2015 at the age of 84.    Jimmy is best known to fans of Lunch with Casey for his rendition of “Walking in My Winter Underwear.”    Roger Awsumb, as Casey Jones, would lip sync to the song in a popular clip from the […]

Lunch With Casey in TV Guide 1961

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This advertisement appeared a couple times in TV Guide in 1961-62.  At some point in 1961, the Casey Jones program moved from the 5PM slot back to it’s traditional 12 noon time slot.  This is when the show name officially became “Lunch With Casey.” Casey’s show started in 1954 at noon and held that slot […]

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