Every so often you run into something really cool. Here is an old TV commercial featuring Roger Awsumb as Casey Jones and Daryl Laub as T.N.Tatters. This dates to 1983. Daryl Laub played Skipper Daryl and J.P. Patches on WTCN from 1954-55 where he worked with Roger Awsumb. He then moved to KSTP and the […]
Merry Christmas from Lunch With Casey!
Wishing you all a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! Going forward in 2019, I’ll try and post a few more Casey Jones items here and other kids show host material on Minnesota Kid Vid.
Ann Silver meets Casey Jones 1963
Ann Silver met Casey Jones at Queen Anne’s Kiddieland in the summer of 1963. Casey regularly appeared at the park, meeting with kids and driving them on the train. Ann posted on Facebook, “Here is is me with Casey Jones,…
Casey and Santa in 1956
This was a holiday event at North High, promoting West Broadway. It may be November 24, 1956. Casey and Santa arrive in a helicopter. And they posed for photos. Lots of kids and parents in line for Casey…
Merry Christmas from Lunch with Casey!
Thanks to everyone for remembering what a great show Lunch With Casey was. We hope you have a great Christmas and New Year. Celebrate with a little Walking in my Winter Underwear!
Casey Jones at Roberta Brown’s 40th Birthday
I came across a photo on Facebook with Casey at Roberta Brown’s 40th birthday party. I contacted her to see if I could share her photo and she had a wonderful story to share. Eighteen years ago I decided…
Roundhouse Rodney tours the Tonka Truck factory
Roundhouse Rodney put together this little film tour of the Tonka Truck factory in Minnetonka Minnesota. The clip is a film transfer from a video tape episode of The Roundhouse Rodney Show, which ran on KTCA, channel 2, in…
It’s been a Casey Jones holiday favorite since it was first performed on Lunch With Casey. The story goes that Casey lip synced to Jimmy Jenson’s recording of Walking in My Winter Underwear, while dancing in old style long underwear. After the broadcast, the show received a complaint from a viewer who was upset and […]
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 […]