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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 Narrator (34 episodes, 1959-1961)
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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Bullwinkle J. Moose: Hey, Rocky; watch me pull a rabbit outta my hat!
Rocket J. Squirrel: Again?
Bullwinkle J. Moose: Nothin' up my sleeve - Presto!
[pulls Rocky out of the hat]
Bullwinkle J. Moose: Well, I'm gettin' close.
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Referenced in Drawn Together: Foxxy vs. The Board of Education (2005) See more »

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Classic Parody
26 October 2004 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

Long before Bart, Homer and the rest of the Simpsons came along; this show revolutionized animated cartoons and showed that cartoons could not only be entertaining, but could also provide a great deal of social satire. This was definitely the crowning achievement of Jay Ward and his troop of actors and writers. This also was the first cartoon series that could appeal to both adults and children. It appealed to children because its two titular stars were a couple of fuzzy animals and the adults were able to get into it because of the fact that it provided a great deal of social and political satire that they could relate to, especially in the dark days of the Cold War. Also, the supporting features (Peabody and Sherman, Fractured Fairy Tales and Aesop and Son) all helped make this one of the most entertaining and influential cartoon series ever.


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