The studio produces station ID’s starring Gumby and Pokey, which air on ABC.
Gumby and Pokey are featured in a Rose Parade float.
Premavision’s state-of-the-art stop motion animation studio finishes a Davey and Goliath feature, Davey and Goliath’s Snowboard Christmas, which premieres on the Hallmark Channel. Several 30-second Davey and Goliath spots are created for the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America.
An international AP story on Gumby’s 50th anniversary is picked up by almost every major and minor newspaper and TV network in the world.
The Clokeys celebrate Gumby’s 50th anniversary with a huge birthday bash in San Francisco with animators from five decades and entertainment by Smashmouth and the Gumby All-Star Band.
The Museum of the Moving Image in New York presents an extensive Gumby exhibit.
Gumby stars in a video game produced by Namco.
The Museum of TV and Radio in New York and Los Angeles show a Gumby through the Years film retrospective which has a 12-month run.
Gumby has exhibits and film presentations in St. Paul, St. Louis, Atlanta and Seattle.
The new Gumby Comics win the Eisner Award at Comic Con.
Gumby Dharma, a documentary about Art Clokey and Gumby, airs on PBS and then over 30 times on the Sundance Channel. It wins an Emmy for best documentary. It continues to air.
Gumby appears in Pepsi’s Superbowl ad.
Gumby episodes outsell the competition in Australia.
Art Clokey passes away and is mourned throughout the world. Thousands of newspapers along with all the TV networks honor his work.
Florida Schools begin using Gumby and Pokey as spokespersons in their “Stretch for Excellence” program to improve student achievement, attitude, and attendance.
Gumby starts airing on Netflix.
Art Clokey is honored by Google with a doodle on what would have been his 90th birthday in October.
The Disney Family Museum features Gumby in a special stop motion animation exhibit.
Gumby appears in GMC’s 2013 TV commercial.
Gumby stars in Honda’s integrated ad campaign that airs on TV over 700 times nationally.
Glendora, California, the 1960’s home of Clokey Productions, launches the first annual Gumby Fest.
The Gumby Mazda race car, driven by Kenton Koch takes first place at Laguna Seca.
Several new Gumby apps launch.
Newly re-mastered Gumby episodes begin to appear on Teletoon network TV in Canada, on Kabillion (free on-demand cable) in the U.S. and on Ameba TV streaming service in the U.S.
NCircle Entertainment begins releasing the re-mastered Gumby episodes on DVD in September in collector’s edition sets. A new 1950’s style Gumby bendable toy is made for the first time.
Gumby, who was molded from clay in 1955, celebrates his 60th birthday. He gears up for 2 more years of anniversary celebrations.
Arizona State University hosts a Gumby 60th Birthday exhibit in their gallery.
Gumby Fest gets a new home at Citrus College and expands to fill an entire weekend.
Gumby and the Clokey family appear on A&E’s Shipping Wars show.
Premavision and the Jim Henson Company team up to produce a new Gumby TV series.
Fans never seem to get enough of Gumby. They dress in Gumby costumes at sporting events and concerts, don Gumby hairdos and create Gumby mash-ups in every digital medium. Branches of the U.S. military are including Gumby in their training programs –“Semper Gumby,” (always flexible.) That’s the power of Gumby.