The concept of the Crusader Rabbit was that of a crusading Don Quixote. The Crusader Rabbit pilot was about Crusader and Rags (Ragland T. Tiger) journeying to Texas where hunters were making life miserable for the Texas jack rabbits. See more »
What a pity that "Crusader Rabbit," Jay Ward's first wild and wacky TV animation series is all but lost to the modern world. Only five-minutes long, each segment was a splendid combination of humor, satire and comedy that was a delight for 1950's children and adults. "Crusader Rabbit" is the seminal work that led Ward to go on and produce such memorable series as "Rocky and Bullwinkle," "Dudley Do-Right," and "George of the Jungle." Can't someone get this material back into circulation on video or dvd? It is a gem in its own right as well as an important first step in the evolution of TV animation and satire.
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