It had human hosts, Cassie Wolfe and Wayne Turney, puppetsquirrel characters ("Nutso" played by Nancy Sander and "Shirley" played by Linda A. Wells), and a handful of other characters, such as Buzz Buzzsaw and Cecelia C. Seesaw. It addressed psychological issues that children face and was a change from the usual lineup of Saturday morning animation based cartoons.
Kathryn Hahn, a Cleveland native who later appeared in the NBC series Crossing Jordan, had her first TV appearance on the show. The show also featured a young Matthew James Murphy, who went on to perform in the Broadway musical Rent.