There are so many missing children throughout the country. So many parents who never know what happened and so many missing who never are found or get justice. With so many ways to get the information into so many hands it seems we should be working together to find help for all those who know the feeling of such a loss. This is our attempt to help. You will find missing children on this site and if you know something, please help.
CAN YOU HELP?
WHERE'S THE LONE RANGER WHEN YOU NEED HIM?
What do you say when you see your killers coming through the front door? Especially when their doing it in their car...YIKES!
Sometimes, there's just no good place to hide. (now what?)
Nick Georgiade-played the ever failing lackey of Mr. Devere, Wendell. One who was always punished for his failure to trap Buddy. As a kid-friendly show, the phrase "Goodbye, Wendell" became popular among school children as Mr D always said this just before forcing Wendell out of a moving vehicle or multiple story building window. When the show was cancelled, our local paper had a article on the loss of such a great show. The end of the article featuring Mr. D's catch phrase "Goodbye Wendell." Georgiade was also a regular on the show "The Untouchables" with Gordon, and perfect for the role.
Jim Connell- played Devere's non-traditional son whose love for his father was only exceeded by his father's desire for the death of Buddy Overstreet. Even though Junior fell short as a mobster, he made up for it with his book smarts and artistic skills, all the while unable to say the right thing at the right time. To the audience, he was the good kid born into the wrong family. The Character of Junior bordered on clueless, and few could have pulled it off as well as Connell did.
Jack Sheldon-played Buddy Overstreet, the unfortunate but kind-hearted target of Mr. Devere's syndicate. Thanks to Sheldon, Buddy was a quiet, modest, likable character. Sheldon was already an accomplished trumpet player when he got the role. He still performs and is considered a legend in his own time. He is also known for his funny and unusual voices. Among his accomplishments are School House Rocks Conjunction Junction, and I Am Just A Bill. To describe him as "talented" would not do him justice.
In the 1960's, a show called "Run Buddy Run" debuted on CBS, It shared a time slot with popular shows such as "I Dream of Genie" with Barbara Eden, which may have led to the show being overlooked by the populous. This show was more family oriented, and in a time when most households had only one television set, it was often seconded by more "popular" shows of the time.The show centers around Buddy Overstreet, an unlucky man who finds himself in a steam bath with four mob bosses, and accidentally overhears their mob secret, "Chicken Little". The setting of the program changes from episode to episode, as Buddy constantly finds himself running from the most dangerous man in the country, Mr. Devere. This show is unique in its genre, as it has very competent enemies, who display typical mob-like tendencies, but also is very comical, and situationally humorous. Unlike other shows of its time, it used clever skits and actually intelligent jokes and lines that were not dependent on overly stupid characters. Possibly the best feature of the show is that it didn't follow the mainstream, and had all likable characters. Both the good characters and mob members were alike in the fact that they were all appealing to the audience. A combination of serious acting and comedy in near-perfect balance, made the show believable, and yet still funny.
RUN BUDDY RUN;GENERAL INFORMATION
WELCOME TO THE RUN BUDDY RUN WEBSITE
CAN RUN BUDDY RUN CAN CAN
A RUN BUDDY RUN TRIBUTE
A DEDICATION TO THE CAST OF RUN BUDDY RUN
He does Bugs proud!
THE OVERSTREET SURVIVAL GUIDE
Greg Palmer-(the one on the right,) played Harry, Mr. D's right-hand man. Every good mob boss needs some muscle, and Harry was definitely it. He was devoted to his boss, and was quick to carry out Devere's wishes. Even if it included rubbing out Buddy, whose only crime was being in the wrong place at the wrong time. He wouldn't only carry out Devere's orders, he would smile and crack a joke in the process. Still Palmer gave Harry enough personality and character that he was likable to the audience.
Bruce Gordon-played the unforgettable Mr. Devere. The most feared crime-boss in the country, and leader of the most powerful syndicate of it's time. A little slip-up in a sauna revealed his syndicate's secret, "Chicken Little", to mild-mannered citizen, Buddy Overstreet. Devere was ruthless and yet likable to the audience, thanks to Gordon's incredible acting. Gordon may be most famous for his role in the television show, "The Untouchables" He carried the same serious acting over to "Run Buddy Run," which made Devere genuine and believable.
CAST AND CREW
EVERY LITTLE BIT HELPS
Hopefully they just want to use the phone.
This...this can not be good!
Somethings are just for fun. Check out the photo album below and smile .
How did Buddy Overstreet manage to stay alive with Mr. Devere's whole organization looking for him? The old saying is "where there's a will, there's a way." View the photo album below and find out..
Meet the cast and crew of Run Buddy Run., complete with information on each actor.
Etan was 6 years old when he was last seen on 5/25/79 at Prince and Wooster streets(Manhattan) New York. He was on his way to meet the school bus. This was Etan's very first time to walk the two blocks to the school bus by himself and he never reached the bus stop. His disappearance helped spark the missing children's movement including new legislation, new awareness, and various methods of tracking down missing children. Etan was the first child to be seen on a milk carton in the mid 80's. In 1991, jail informants claimed Jose Antonio Ramos, a convicted child sexual abuser imprisoned in Pennsylvania, admitted to the murder. Ramos had been a friend of Etan's babysitter. Each year on the anniversary of Etan's birthday and his disappearance his father sends a picture of his son to Ramos in jail, with the same written message on the back;"What did you do to my little boy?" The day of Etan's disappearance, May 25, is now designated National Missing Children's Day. Etan was legally declared dead in 2001. Ramos is scheduled for release on November 7, 2012. If you know anything about this case do the right thing.
I WANT A PIECE OF THAT BOY
Even killers have their feminine side
Maybe a disguise will help. Then again...maybe not.
Leonard Stern (not pictured)-was the producer for "Run Buddy Run." He has been involved with many popular shows throughout the years, including "The Honeymooners" and "Get Smart." The show was best known for Buddy's animated facial expressions and body-language. The audience always knew the instant Buddy saw his pursuers by his mannerisms. Sheldon pulled it off beautifully, and yet didn't cross that fine line between funny and ridiculous. Without those expressions, the show would not have been near as appealing. They kept a show with a serious topic and serious acting, funny. This however was no accident. Run Buddy Run, was a chase comedy, and a modern day version of the old silent films, when Buster Keaton and Laurel and Hardy were on the scene. Being a silent film, exaggerated expressions helped the audience understand what the characters were feeling. Stern combined the old and the new and came up with a unique brand of humor.