Winnie the Winsome Witch - Happy-go-lucky witch
who uses her magic for good (or to make her chores easier) on the Hanna-Barbera
animated series WINSOME WITCH/NBC/1965-66.
The Winnie character premiered on October 2, 1965 ("Have Broom Will Travel") as
a component of THE ATOM ANT/SECRET SQUIRREL SHOW/NBC/1965-66.
With the help of her magic flying broom, Winnie travels to such places as the
Wild West and Hollywood or visits with fairy tale characters like Cinderella,
Hans and Gretel and Red Riding Hood.
In episode "Wolfcraft vs. Witchcraft" the 3 Little Pigs enlist the aid of
Winnie Witch, to keep the Big Bad Wolf from huffing and puffing and blowing down
In episode "Have Broom Will Zoom," Winnie encounters aliens who take her to
their planet in order to steal her magic, flying broom!
When Winnie cast a spells she says, "Ippity, pippity..." (throws in a word or
two) and concludes with "...POW!"
Jean Vander Pyl
Winnie the Witch
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