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Acrobat Ranch
Genre Children's television series
Country of origin USA
Original language(s) English
Running time 30 minutes
Original network ABC

Acrobat Ranch is an American children's television series that aired on ABC on Saturday morning from August 19, 1950, to 1951. The program is notable for being one of ABC's first Saturday morning children's shows.


The program consisted of circus acts, audience participation games, and stunts. Acrobat Ranch had a circus theme. Placed against a Western backdrop, acrobats Tumbling Tim and Flying Flo lent an air of spectacle to Acrobat Ranch. In one segment, host Uncle Jim presided over a game in which children from the studio audience competed for merchandise prizes.


The cast included:

  • Valerie Alberts as Flying Flo
  • Billy Alberts as Tumbling Tim
  • Jack Stillwell as Uncle Jack
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