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How Well Do You Really Know "Mr. Dressup"?

Are you a true Canadian kid who grew up with this icon? Take our quiz to find out.

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  1. What is the name of this recurring character?

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    Fred the Cowboy
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    Mark the Repairman
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    Frank the Fixer
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    Wrong!

    Mark the Repairman was played by musician Mark Kersey from 1986 to 1996.

    Mark the Repairman was played by musician Mark Kersey from 1986 to 1996.
    Via CBC / youtube.com
  2. Which puppet is Casey, and which is Finnegan?

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    The human is Casey and the dog is Finnegan.
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    The human is Finnegan and the dog is Casey.
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    Trick question: Neither.
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    Casey, the child, and Finnegan, the dog were both performed by puppeteer Judith Lawrence.

    Casey, the child, and Finnegan, the dog were both performed by puppeteer Judith Lawrence.
    Via CBC / youtube.com
  3. What was the secret to opening the Tickle Trunk?

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    Jumping up and down three times and tickling the trunk.
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    Singing a song and tickling the trunk.
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    Dancing and tickling the trunk.
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    Whenever the Tickle Trunk wouldn't open, Mr. Dressup would sing a song and tickle it to get it to open up.

    Whenever the Tickle Trunk wouldn't open, Mr. Dressup would sing a song and tickle it to get it to open up.
    Via CBC / youtube.com
  4. Is this puppet a boy or a girl?

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    Boy
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    Girl
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    Ummmm...
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    Casey's gender was left intentionally ambiguous!

    Casey's gender was left intentionally ambiguous!
    Via CBC
  5. Where do the episodes generally take place?

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    At Mr. Dressup's community centre.
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    At a school.
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    At Mr. Dressup's home.
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    Episodes take place in various locations in Mr. Dressup's home and backyard.

    Episodes take place in various locations in Mr. Dressup's home and backyard.
    Via CBC / youtube.com
  6. Who are these guys?

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    Lily and Baxter
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    Truffles and Chester
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    Julie and Fester
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    Truffles and Chester replaced Casey and Finnegan on the show after the \ two were said to have gone to kindergarten.

    Truffles and Chester replaced Casey and Finnegan on the show after the \
two were said to have gone to kindergarten.
    Via CBC / youtube.com
  7. Which activities did each episode usually include?

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    Singing, nap time, craft time.
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    Craft time, dancing, dressing up.
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    Dressing up, craft time, singing.
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    Each episode generally featured dressing up, crafting or drawing, and singing a song.

    Each episode generally featured dressing up, crafting or drawing, and singing a song.
    Via CBC / youtube.com
  8. Who ran the Trading Post?

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    Alligator Al and then Chester
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    Truffles and then Alligator Al
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    Chester and then Truffles
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    In early episodes, Alligator Al manned the trading post until Chester the Crow took over the position.

    In early episodes, Alligator Al manned the trading post until Chester the Crow took over the position.
    Via CBC / youtube.com
  9. What was Mr. Dressup's real name?

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    Ernie Coombs
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    Edwin Couche
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    Edward Coop
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    The late Ernie Coombs played Mr. Dressup from 1967 to 1996. RIP, beloved show and show-dad.

    The late Ernie Coombs played Mr. Dressup from 1967 to 1996. RIP, beloved show and show-dad.
    Via CBC / youtube.com
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