RotIG is sad to report that Art Clokey, the animator responsible for the little green clay icon, Gumby, has passed away in his sleep at age 88. While predating my arrival by a over a decade, Gumby was and is still a well-known character, whose adventures are still being watched today.
We therefore present the following:
From 1956, Gumby on the Moon:
And, as an added bonus, the Mystery Science Theater 3000 version of Robot Rumpus: