Rocky and His Friends (1959–1964)

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An comedic anthology featuring primarily the adventures of a heroic flying squirrel and his dumb moose friend.

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 Rocket J. Squirrel / ... (47 episodes, 1959-1961)
Bill Scott ...
 Bullwinkle J. Moose / ... (47 episodes, 1959-1961)
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 Fractured Fairy Tales narrator (36 episodes, 1959-1961)
Paul Frees ...
 Boris Badenov / ... (34 episodes, 1959-1961)
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Walter Tetley ...
 Sherman (32 episodes, 1959-1961)
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 Fearless Leader (29 episodes, 1959-1960)
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 Various Fairy Tale Characters (12 episodes, 1959-1960)
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Animated antics of flying squirrel Rocket J. Squirrel, or Rocky, and his dim companion, Bullwinkle J. Moose. And let's not forget the two spies who always complicate things for our heroes: Boris Badenov and Natasha Fatale, who incognito try and help Rocky and Bullwinkle then immediately put them in life-threatening situations that result in major cliffhangers. Also features Grimm Fairy Tales Jay Ward-style and Peabody and Sherman taking intriguing trips through time courtesy of the Way-Back machine. Written by Dylan Self <robocoptng986127@aol.com>

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Representatives for Red Skelton contacted the producers claiming that Bullwinkle's voice was an unauthorized use of a character voice created and owned by Skelton for his character "Clem Kadiddlehopper". Jay Ward responded by having a segment on the show where Bullwinkle would address the issue . . . in a voice that was a deliberate imitation of Clem Kadiddlehopper. See more »

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Mr. Peabody: Hello again. Peabody, Sherman, and Wayback here. Sherman's the one with the glasses.
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take a trip in the way-back machine
5 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I watched this all the time as a kid (reruns of course, I'm getting old, but I'm not THAT old) I loved laughing at Bullwinkle and his trusty friend Rocky, always wondering what would happen next. I got a kick out of the fractured Fairy Tales as well. But I think my favorite part of the show would have to be the Mr. Peabody segments. Even as a kid I loved anything to do with time travel so Peabody and Sherman's adventures in the Way-back machine thrilled me to no end. I'm so glad that the episodes are now on DVD so I can introduce my niece to them and not subject her to the awfully lame brain-rotting cartoons of today.

My Grade: B+


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