THE OFFICAL WEBSITE OF SEATTLE'S FAVORITE CLOWN!

WELCOME TO THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF SEATTLE'S FAVORITE CLOWN!

The J.P. Patches Show ran on KIRO-TV in Seattle from 1958 to 1981 and broadcast more than 10,000 episodes in it’s 23 year run! Just about every kid who grew up in the Northwest during that time tuned in as Julius Pierpont Patches, Mayor of the City Dump, entertained them with cartoons, sketches and special guests.
THE AMAZING HISTORY OF J.P. PATCHES

From his humble start in Minnesota at the dawn of the Television Age to his legacy as one of the longest running local children's shows in television history.

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PERSONALIZED STATUE PAVERS

Get your personal inscription immortalized forever on an engraved paver surrounding the J.P. Patches & Gertrude “Late for the Interurban” statue in Fremont!

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OFFICIAL PATCHES PAL LICENSE PLATE

Get the latest news on the official Patches Pal
Washington State License Plate.

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SHOP THE CITY DUMP STORE

OFFICIALLY LICENSED T-SHIRTS, MUGS, PRINTS AND MORE!

J.P. Patches Portrait by Kim Drew

$16.00

Gertrude Portrait by Kim Drew

$16.00

J.P. PATCHES GREETING CARD

$5.00

GERTRUDE GREETING CARD

$5.00

J.P. PATCHES MAGNET

$6.00

J.P. Patches Coloring Book

$15.00

Patches Pal Mug

$14.95

Gertrude Mug

$14.95

Boris Buddy Mug

$14.95

Ketchikan the Animal Man Mug

$14.95

Boris Buddy T-Shirt

$23.00

Patches Pal Women's T-shirt

$24.00

PATCHES PALS BLOG

THE LATEST NEWS STRAIGHT FROM THE CITY DUMP!

In October of 1980, the J.P. Patches show held an election for the Mayor of Pugetopolis between J.P. Patches and Boris S. Wort.

by Curt Hanks on November 10, 2020
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Before the invention of the internet, before "memes" and the latest trends going "viral", the equivalent would be people repeating popular comedians' jokes and catchphrases.

by Curt Hanks on September 15, 2019
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Most Patches Pals would agree that J.P. rocks, but I’ll bet most of you don’t know about The Clown’s connections to Rock ‘N Roll and how he had a strong influence on local musicians.

by Curt Hanks on January 29, 2016
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