The Story of WGN TV Classic ‘Hardrock, Coco & Joe

Dave Plier

PHOTO: Hardrock, Coco & Joe. Courtesy of The Museum of Broadcast Communications

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Dave shares the story of Chicago holiday classic ‘Hardrock, Coco & Joe’ which first aired on WGN-TV’s Garfield Goose & Friends’ in 1956 and continues to air on ‘Bozo, Gary & Ray: WGN TV Classics’, along with Suzy Snowflake and Frosty the Snowman. A DVD of this holiday trilogy can be purchased at

Do you remember ‘Hardrock, Coco & Joe’?


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