By the Way is a children's television series that aired on Nickelodeon from April 1, 1979-1980, and was one of the network's inaugural programs.
By The Way aired various animated and live action shorts. The wraparound segments featured a character created for the show named Josie, who was shown backpacking and relaxing in the wilderness. Episodes would end with Josie encouraging viewers to write in to the show.
By The Way was filmed in Columbus, Ohio using QUBE resources. Josie was played by Andrea Helman (credited as Andy Helman), who was a writer, producer, and talent on QUBE productions. The production crew included people that worked on Pinwheel, including Andrea Cvirko, who was a director and producer, George James, who composed the theme song, and Jim Jinkins, who was a graphic artist.
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