King Leonardo the lion is the inept ruler of the land of Bongo Congo. Aided by the skunk Odie Colognie, Leonardo tried to stop the evil plans of Biggy Rat, who kept trying to install Leo's ... See full summary »
Jay Ward's undeservedly neglected opus (opii?). I loved the word play, like the villain "Dudley Nightshade" - and the frantic search for the "Kurwood Derby" - If you don't get the references, ask your parents (or grandparents... :-) I'd love to see some show up on DVD. In Boston it played on Channel 7 at 1:10PM weekdays, tucked away in between segments of the "Louise Morgan Show" - She was billed as "Boston's First Lady of Television." Her's was a coffee-table show targeting stay-at-home Mom's, and I suspect 'the rabbit' interlude was aimed at keeping the little ones from becoming too bored with the rest of the show, so Mom could spend more time with the tube. Fortunately, the humor of the 'toons worked on two levels (sort of like Big Bird's lines on Sesame Street "Ooooh, I think I strained a giblet.") So Mom (mine, anyway) enjoyed the cartoons, too.
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