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Circus Boy

Set in the late 1890s, the title of the series refers to a boy named Corky. After his parents, "The Flying Falcons", were killed in a trapeze accident, young Corky was adopted by Joey the Clown, and the whole Burke and Walsh Circus family.

The young boy quickly found a role with the circus as water boy to Bimbo, a baby elephant whom Corky would come to consider his pet. Riding Bimbo's back, Corky dealt with adolescent problems, and helped the show's adults including Joey, owner/promoter Big Tim Champion. and head canvasman Pete, keep the circus successful as the traveling show moved from town to town each week.

Show Info

Network: United States ABC (1956 - 1957)
Schedule: Thursdays at 19:30 (30 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: AdventureFamilyWestern
Episodes ordered: 13 episodes

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Previous Episode

The Return of Buffalo Bill

Episode 2x13; Dec 12, 1957

The circus is suffering for business and needs a new act, and stumbles across Buffalo Bill. Bill has retired and blames himself and his show business career because he wasn't there when his son Kit died.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
2x13: The Return of Buffalo BillDec 12, 1957
2x12: The Judge's BoyDec 5, 1957
2x11: Uncle CyrusNov 28, 1957
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