Sid & Marty Krofft Pictures

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Logo descriptions by James Fabiano, Nicholas Aczel, Eric S., and Gilblitz112
Logo captures by Eric S., V of Doom, and Gilblitz112
Editions by codyfinke, Bob Fish, Mr. Logo Lord, and Edc4
Video captures courtesy of JohnnyL80, Eric S., LogosForTheWin, Paperking99, GroverKent, and Edc4

1st Logo
(September 6, 1969-December 4, 1976, September 22-December 8, 1984)

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Nickname: "Psychedelic Rainbow", "The H.R. Pufnstuf Logo"

Logo: We see a screen with many blacked out words and sections, save for some spaces which are already colored light blue. Then various parts of the background are filled in with greens, oranges, and reds until y
ou have a psychedelic-like background. Then you can make out the words:


All are in a weird font, and get filled in one by one in this order: l
ine 3 is colored pink, 1 red for "SID" and blue for "&", 2 Purple, 4 blue, and 5 blue-violet with pink on the 3-D part.

FX/SFX: The words being filled in.

Music/Sounds: There are three main music variants used on this logo:
  • 1969-1970: A twiddling saxophone/xylophone theme ending in a dramatic jazz stinger. In at least a couple of H.R. Pufnstufepisodes, the sound of canned applause and cheering can be heard under the music (carried over from the end of the closing credits.)
  • 1970-1971: A series of "glug-glug-glug" sounds with 2 sets of 4 ascending synthesized chimes; the second one is much faster. Is similar to the music used in the Viacom "Pinball" logo.
  • 1971-1976: Same as before, except with different notes.
  • 1984: A very odd synthesized version of the 1969 jingle with the Aphex Twin-styled stuttering snare drum after first few notes.
  • In later years, the closing theme of the show was used.

Availability: Rare. It last known sighting on TV in recent years is when Me-TV showed H.R. Pufnstuf in late 2013 (This logo is also present on the DVD's of this show). DVD's of the original 1970s version of Land of the Lost retains this logo. This can also be seen on The Krofft Supershow,Pryor's Place, and Sigmund and the Sea Monsters.

Editor's Note: None.

2nd Logo
(September 11, 1976-December 5, 1992)
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Nicknames: "Golden Shining Glass"

Logo: On a zooming space background, the shining glass text:


stacked upon each other turns 90 degrees to the right so it faces the screen.

  • There are filmed and videotaped variants of this logo. The videotaped variant has brighter colors, while the filmed is darker.
  • On the 1991 version of Land of the Lost, a copyright stamp is chyroned-in below the logo, which also it's again filmed on this version, as the logo originated on tape.

: The glass text turning, the zooming space background. Very good live-action modeling.

Music/Sounds: A series of faint laser zaps with a dreamy electric piano stinger.

Availability: Rare. Seen on late-period Krofft shows like 1991's Land of the Lost, Pink Lady and Jeff, Best of Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show and Electra Woman & Dyna Girl.

Editor's Note: None.

3rd Logo
(September 26, 1987-1988, June 5, 2009, July 10, 2015- )

  • Normal variant: "Psychedelic Rainbow II", "Rainbow Remake"
  • The Land of The Lost variant: "Psychedelic Rainbow III", "Rainbow of Boredom"
  • Mutt & Stuff variant: "Psychedelic Rainbow IV", "The Mutt & Stuff Logo", "Rainbow Remake II", "Psychedelic Rainbow Goes Old School"

Logo: A still version of the same Krofft logo design from 1969 is seen, but with some differences:
  • The sky is colored yellow (or sometimes light green) and orange, and the colors used are a lot brighter.

  • On 2009's Land of the Lost, the logo is in a box in the center of the screen, on a black background.
  • On the 2015 TV series Mutt and Stuff, the logo is animated like the first logo.

FX/SFX: None.

  • Same as the 1984 music variant of the first logo.
  • On Land of the Lost, it's silent.
  • On Mutt and Stuff and the 2016 reboot film of Electra Woman and Dyna Girl, it's the 1969 music variant of the first logo.

Availability: Current, but may be rarer with older shows with this logo. Originally appeared on early episodes of D.C. Follies, and might have been preserved on Hulu. It was revived in 2009 for the film Land of the Lost, again in 2015 for Nick Jr.'s Mutt and Stuff and in the 2017 remake of Sigmund and the Sea Monsters on Amazon Prime Video.

Editor's Note: None.

4th Logo

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Nicknames: "The Weird Vortex", "Psychedelic O"

We see a golden O spin out into the center of the screen. As it reaches the center, a psychedelic vortex explodes out from behind it and engulfs the background. The letters K, R, F, F, and T quickly fly around the O, creating the word "KROFFT" in its classic weird font. The rest of the logo then joins it, "SID & MARTY" from the top, and "PICTURES" from the bottom. Completing the logo:


FX/SFX: Typical '80s CGI animation.

Music/Sounds: The 1984 music from the first logo.

Availability: Rare. Seen on later episodes of D.C. Follies. The logo is preserved on Hulu prints of those episodes.

Editor's Note: None.