I remember watching this show when I was younger. It came on at like 6AM on HBO. I couldn't get enough of it. I haven't read the books, but I know it's nothing like the movies, which makes it more likeable. It's a shame it didn't last longer.
First, I saw the movie. It became an obsession. I watched it 10 to 20 times a day (that may be an exaggeration.) Then I saw this. I LOVED IT! It wasn't as good as the movie, then I saw the first book and thought it was based on the movie, but it was the original book. I LOVED IT even more! So far, I've read 8. But this series is great. Too bad they stopped it from coming on.
The Thought of bringing the Wicked Witch of The West back to life by the flying monkeys or anyway what-so-ever?Along with her(The Witch taking the Oz characters gifts given to them by the Wizard is horrible as seen in this cartoon along with the episode in which The Witch follows Dorothy back to Kansas along with burning her house down is just horrible.This really goes out of bounds of something that's supposed to just be a dream sequence.Also for those of whom may be easily influenced the sequences to the tune of The Merry old Land of Oz like The Upside Down Town way would just naturally take those people away.As well as the episode in which The tiger and the bear are once seen.But anyhow The Wicked Witch being revived is just not good at all.In 1967 the same network that released/showed this cartoon had earlier in 1967 showed "Off to see the Wizard."on Friday nights in Prime Time that was done in a more tasteful way that's based on the 1939 Classic of The Wizard of Oz. Agreeably to that other persons' review called ghostbusters this is a disappointment to fans of the 1939 classic but still in giving any credit where it's due most of the characters are well recreated except these 2 for examples one for Dorothy's hairdo having ponytails instead of braids and The Wizard of Oz having a mustache of which he didn't have but Professor Marvel of whom was played by the same actor of Frank Morgan did and like him was a fraud at what he did.
Truthfully, Stephen "Steve" G. Baer a.k.a. "Ste" of Framingham,Ma.USA