[Be A Little Bit Careful]

Tuesday, April 19, 1949

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Story of two little squirrels, Buffoms and his brother Peanuts and their parents. Peanuts was a very cautious squirrelm but Buffoms was careless around the bridal path where horses ran past. Buffoms beautiful tale is injured when he walks into the path. Mama Squirrel takes him home, nursing him back to health. Buffoms learns his lesson and becomes a more cautious squirrel.

Jim Alert arrives late, explaining that he didn't allow enough time to get there in time, but was still cautious and didn't rush. The Singing Policeman sings "Be A Little Bit Careful."

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 72737
Municipal archives id: LT2021


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About Police Safety Program

A 1949-1950 children's musical variety show for youngsters who need some supervision.

Join Mister Narrator, Talking Piano, Mister Singing Safety Police Officer, Old Man Accident, and others in issuing a strict disciplinary stance on crossing the street with safety.  Other topics covered include bicycle safety, avoiding strangers, ab rhyming schemes, and general carefulness.


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