> When I was a kid, probably about 30 years ago, my cousin, who was a year
> older than I (I was about 5 or 6), and I used to watch a cartoon show that
> had characters called Cecil and Beanie. Cecil was a sort of dragon/loch
> ness monster/dinosaur type and Beanie was a little boy with a propellar
> atop his hat who was also Cecil's friend (I lost the grammar to this
> sentence some time ago..). Anyway, my cousin and I each got a pull string
> toy of these characters. He got Beanie and I got Cecil. I loved Cecil!
> He said cool things like, "Hey Beeaniieeee!" I honestly can't remember
> anything else he said though there must have been other phrases. I sort
> of remember wearing out his voice from pulling his string so often, but
> I'm sure I didn't break it. Anyway, I had (she still's alive) one of
> those mothers who either gave away or threw out my toys when she deemed
> them of no further value (except to my younger sister) without even asking
> me. Does anyone remember or still have a Talking Cecil or Beanie? I have
> such fond memories of mine!