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The Best of Chickenman (humourous 60s radio program)

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Darcy John Bouchard
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Published on 20 Sep 2022 / In Entertainment

⁣The Best of Chickenman (humourous 60s radio program)


Do you ⁣remember the famous mid-60s crime fighter "Chickenman." ⁣He was supposedly a mild mannered, shy shoe salesman (why not?) named Benton Harbor. Also, by coincidence, name of a nearby city in Michigan, just across the lake from Chicago. Anyway, they would play these funny adventurous vignettes several times a day; about how this guy dressed in a chicken suit would go out and "fight crime and or evil."



⁣The show started in 1966 and was part of the Jim Runyon Show. DJ
Jim Runyon served as narrator of the series. In the show's 195 episodes, Orkin voiced "Chickenman", who worked
as shoe salesman Benton Harbor (the name of a Michigan city on Lake Michigan) Monday through Friday at a large
Midland City department store and thus he could only fight crime on weekends...his only two days off. His main
contacts were Commissioner Benjamin Norton and his secretary Miss Honor Helfinger (actress Jane Roberts).
Chickenman's mother Mildred (also Jane Roberts) helped as the "Maternal Marauder," or the "Masked Mother." He
traveled around Benton Harbor in his yellow, two door crime fighting automobile (the Chicken Coupe).

Among "Chickenman's" greatest foes were the Chicken-Plucker, the Dog Lady, Big Clyde Crushman, the Bear Lady, the Very Diabolical, Rodney Farber (former childhood playmate who never forgave Benton Harbor for breaking his red wagon on Christmas Day) and the Couple from SHTICK (Secret Henchmen To Injure Crime Killers).

Even today when you mention "Chickenman" the reply is "He's everywhere....he's everywhere."

So, as Paul Harvey use to say: "Now you know the rest of the story."

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