An comedic anthology featuring primarily the adventures of a heroic flying squirrel and his dumb moose friend.
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 Rocket J. Squirrel / ... (51 episodes, 1959-1961)
Bill Scott ...
 Bullwinkle J. Moose / ... (51 episodes, 1959-1961)
Paul Frees ...
 Boris Badenov / ... (38 episodes, 1959-1961)
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 Narrator / ... (38 episodes, 1959-1961)
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 Fractured Fairy Tales narrator (36 episodes, 1959-1961)
Walter Tetley ...
 Sherman (32 episodes, 1959-1961)
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 Fearless Leader (29 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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Frostbite Falls Follies  »

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In one of the various opening title segments which were repeated seemingly at random, Bullwinkle falls past an awning, above which is a banner where the name J. Wa (for Jay Ward) can be clearly seen. The same banner is gone a few seconds later when Rocky is catapulted past the same awning. See more »

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Fearless Leader: Where is that nincompoop Badenov? Who is this?
Boris Badenov: Nincompoop!
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Referenced in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.42 (2008) See more »

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no matter what you call it...
26 May 2007 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

No matter what you call it - "Rocky and His Friends", "The Bullwinkle Show", "Rocky and Bullwinkle", or something else - you can't deny how great this show is. A total parody of the Cold War, they hit everything right on the mark.

Equally as great as the parts where Rocket J. Squirrel and Bullwinkle J. Moose battle the evil-and-proud-of-it Soviet spies Boris Badenov and Natasha Fatale, are the Fractured Fairy Tales (narrated by Edward Everett Horton), Mr. Peabody's Improbable History, and Dudley Do-Right. Whether Prince Charming turns Sleeping Beauty into a circus attraction, Galileo needs help with a scientific experiment, or whichever dastardly scheme Snidely Whiplash is plotting, it's one of the greatest shows of all time. The "Simpsons" of its era, if I may say so.

So, June Foray has every reason to be proud of her work on this. I'll always love it. I never saw the 2000 movie, but every review said that it sucked.


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