Hoppity Hooper (1964– )

TV Series  -   -  Animation | Comedy
8.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.0/10 from 39 users  
Reviews: 6 user

A con man, in the form of a fox named Waldo Wigglesworth, and his stooge Filmore Bear befriend a frog named Hoppity Hooper and convince him that Waldo is his long lost uncle. Together, the ... See full summary »

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: October

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in October.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 12 titles
created 20 Jan 2011
 
a list of 252 titles
created 11 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Hoppity Hooper" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Hoppity Hooper (1964– )

Hoppity Hooper (1964– ) on IMDb 8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Hoppity Hooper.

User Polls

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1965   1964  
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Chris Allen ...
 Hoppity Hooper / ... (17 episodes, 1964-1965)
...
 Professor Waldo Wigglesworth / ... (17 episodes, 1964-1965)
Paul Frees ...
 Narrator / ... (17 episodes, 1964-1965)
Edit

Storyline

A con man, in the form of a fox named Waldo Wigglesworth, and his stooge Filmore Bear befriend a frog named Hoppity Hooper and convince him that Waldo is his long lost uncle. Together, the trio share many adventures and get involved in plenty of weird situations. Written by Brian Washington <Sargebri@att.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

character name in title | See All (1) »

Genres:

Animation | Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

12 September 1964 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hippity Hooper  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Hoppity's hometown was Foggy Bog, Wisconsin. See more »

Quotes

Fillmore: Lets turn out here and fool him!
Hoppity Hooper: I Wouldn't If I Were You!
Fillmore: How Come?
Hoppity Hooper: Look at That Sign!
Fillmore: Oh Yeah! Uh... What does it say?
See more »

Soundtracks

Fight Fiercely, Young Teddy!
By George Steiner and Frank Comstock
(Theme Song)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
One of the offbeat TV series from the 60's
31 January 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have always liked those strange little, maybe bizarre shows that have always seemed to just appear on TV and then disappear almost as quickly. Few people even know they existed, but for the serious TV watcher, they were what made television exciting. Shows like Gerald McBoingBoing, WinkyDink, Smilin' Ed's Gang (with Froggie the Gremlin). Shows that most likely were the ancestors of later shows like Fraggle Rock, Futurama, and Trippin the Rift, and currently South Park, Family Guy, Drawn Together. (Yes, The Simpsons, too, but that show is way too popular,and no to Beavis and Butthead - just gross for no reason, and no to King of the Hill, actually a rather sad show. Though, Beany and Cecil was really close). Shows that from a distance looked like kids fare,but if you actually took the time to watch and listen, you'd see very mature, adult writing and themes done with humor- shows that challenged you to think a little, while poking fun at every cultural reference one could think of.

Of course, I watched Rocky and Bullwinkle, but when Hoppity Hooper appeared, my immediate thought was that, aha, the writers of R&B are pulling out all the stops and just going for joke after joke, but all rather deep. You had to really know what was going on, to catch it all. And it was all hilarious. All three leads were way over the top, Hoppity with his oh so serious, wide eyed innocence, Waldo with his angles to scam everything and everybody, and Filmore with his absolutely brainless utterances.

I could just see the writers and lead voices having a blast with the barest of plots, but with the sarcasm and irony going full bore. These shows aren't for everyone, but if you like that kind of humor, there are some places around here you can see an episode or two.

Too bad they didn't get that magic 100 shows so there would be enough for repeat syndication. A little gem of a show for the all too brief time it was on.


3 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Hoppity Hooper (1964) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?