By the Way
Written byIrene Mecchi
Directed byAndrea Cvirko
StarringAndy Helman
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
ProducerAndrea Cvirko
Running time60 minutes
Original networkNickelodeon
Picture formatNTSC
Original release1979 (1979)

By the Way is a children's show that aired on the Nickelodeon channel in 1979 as one of the network's inaugural programs.


By the Way featured various animated and live action shorts. The wraparound segments featured a character created for the show named Josie (performed by Andrea "Andy" Helman), who would perform different activities, including backpacking and relaxing in the wilderness, while telling jokes or stories. Episodes would end with Josie encouraging viewers to write in to the show.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Times-Union - Google News Archive Search". Retrieved January 4, 2019.
  2. ^ tvguy1979, By The Way- Ultra-rare/lost Nickelodeon show from 1979, Intro & Host Segments, retrieved January 4, 2019.