CBC Television Network

Upside Town/Swingaround

Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1968

Broadcast Medium: Television

Aired Tuesday to Friday after school, from January to June 1968. Aired Tuesdays and Wednesdays only during the summer of 1968.

Based on the Barney Boomer show, and shot in Oakville Ontario, Upside Town was its sequel. It featured many of the same characters in Boomer but the lead character, played by John Clayton was written out of the show. [See Barney Boomer ]

Ron Krantz wrote the show, which was directed either by Herb Roland or Flemming Nielsen and produced by Stuart Gilchrist. Swingaround, at ten minutes long, filled the half hour.


Lynn Gorman as Florence Kozy

Pam Hyatt as Hazel Kozy

Franz Russell as Councillor Edgar Q Russell

Trudy Young as Trudy

Rex Sevenoaks as Captain Boomer

Claude Rae as Mr Andrews

Gerard Parkes as Sam Oliver

Jack Duffy as Ernie Power

Ted Follows as Brian Scobie

Written by John Corcelli – May, 2005