Weenie the Genie - Good-natured but magically
inept genie featured on Sid & Marty Krofft's Saturday morning live-action
Weenie lives in a mysterious world of living hats called Lidsville.
Unfortunately, she is the captive of an evil sorcerer named Horatio J. Hoo Doo
who holds a magic ring that gives him power over her.
Luckily, one day a boy named Mark - while attending a Six Flags over Texas in
his world - falls through a magic hat owned by Merlo the Magician and ends up in
Upon arrival, Mark is imprisoned in a dungeon by Hoo Doo for being a spy for the
Good Hats. Eventually with the help of Weenie the Genie, Mark steals the magic
ring that controls Weenie the Genie and escapes Hoo Doo's clutches.
A grateful Weenie - along with a gang of friendly hats - promises to help Mark
find a way out of Lidsville and back to his own home of Jackson City, Texas.
Hoo Doo the
The LIDSVILLE series ran only 17 episodes. After
its ABC run, re-runs of the show appeared on NBC
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