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    Super Chicken Pilot Episode Production Background Illustration (Jay Ward, c. 1965). "Super Chicken" was originally a segment of the George of the Jungle television series that premiered on ABC on September 9, 1967. In the unaired pilot episode, we learn that Super Chicken's real name was not Henry Cabot Henhouse III, but instead Hunt Strongbird Jr. There were other differences as well; the pilot can now be seen at last, on the DVD box set. This incredibly rare hand-painted production background from that first animated pilot (an earlier pilot, featuring Don Knotts, was recorded but never animated) shows the World's Largest Chicken Ranch, owned by the episode's villain, Eggs Benedict. This mixed-media painting on Bristol board measures approximately 13.5" x 10". There are tack holes in all four corners, with a protective sheet of acetate taped on. Overall Fine condition.

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