Sunday, October 26, 2008


Hickory Hideout was a television program for children which aired in Cleveland, Ohio in the 1980s.

It had human hosts (Cassie Wolfe and Wayne Turney) as well as a puppet squirrel characters (Nutso and Shirley), as well as a handful of other characters, such as Buzz Buzzsaw and Cecelia C. Seesaw. Kathryn Hahn (Crossing Jordan),who grew up in Cleveland, had her first TV appearance on the show. It addressed psychological issues that children face and was a change from the usual lineup of Saturday morning animiation based cartoons.

Produced by Cleveland's WKYC it also aired early Saturday morning on then-sister station WNBC in New York.