Groovy! I love the music at the beginning of that.
She either had a terrible agent, was desperate for a job, or signed the contract in the midst of an alcoholic stupor (I'm guessing). Either way, it's good to see she was able to maintain her dignity...
I had what could only be described as a "crush" on Caroline Ellis, who played Joy. This must have presented me with some confusion, as my little sister had the exact same hairstyle. Caroline Ellis will be 56 years old in October...
The great Billy Barty played Sparky the Firefly, and he would of course go on play the part of Sigmund in another Krofft show, Sigmund and the Sea Monsters.
Here is the song from the first episode ("Firefly, Light My Fire", September 12, 1970), called "The Senses of Our World." The lyrics are a bit...acid-drenched:
Touch the love song every bird has learned to sing
Smell the sunlight as it warms you on the coolest day
And you'll feel a part of what you're gathering
The senses of our world..."
So, just remember, when you're feeling down, do what I do, and take the time to taste the honey in a summer breeze. Also, if you can, touch the love song every bird has learned to sing.