The Henderson Avenue Bug Patrol

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The scene could be intrepid explorers trudging through unknown territory, confronting exotic creatures. Instead The Henderson Avenue Bug Patrol follows a group of children who are diverted from their favorite video games to join in a search for some new neighbors. Guided by friend and naturalist Bruce Boardman, the group embarks on a unique adventure. They see not only with their eyes but with their imaginations, discovering that their new neighbors aren’t people, but bugs and small animals. With their curiosity aroused, the children continue to probe on their own the fascinating world just outside their doors.

Using animation and live-action video, the video shows that in any neighborhood there exists a world of mystery to be discovered and observed, a mystery to excite the curiosity of every child.


“An excellent introduction to nature for youngsters.” – Landers Film Reviews.

Red Ribbon Award – American Film Festival, New York City

2nd Place – 1984 Wave Contest

Educational Film Library Association