Camp Runamuck premiered 50 years ago today in September 1965 and ran on NBC for 26 episodes despite terrible ratings and reviews. If I’m being totally honest, I have no desire to watch it.
A Year in TV Guide explores the 1964-1965 television season through the pages of TV Guide magazine. This week’s issue includes previews of more than 30 new network shows including Camp Runamuck, Hank, and The Loner.
Bobby Darin wrote or performed (or both) a theme song used only in the pilot episode of Camp Runamuck.
NBC stuck by this slapstick comedy for 26 episodes during the 1965-1966 season despite horrible reviews from critics. Arch Johnson, Dave Ketchum, Dave Madden, and Leonard Stone starred.