The adventures of a rhyming canine superhero.
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Series cast summary:
George S. Irving ...
 Narrator / ... (124 episodes, 1964-1967)
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 Underdog / ... (119 episodes, 1964-1967)
Allen Swift ...
 Simon Bar-Sinister / ... (114 episodes, 1964-1967)
Norma MacMillan ...
 Sweet Polly Purebred / ... (112 episodes, 1964-1967)
Ben Stone ...
 Cad / ... (39 episodes, 1964-1967)
Delo States ...
 Little Girl / ... (36 episodes, 1964-1967)
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A shoe shine puppy transforms himself into a superhero every time Sweet Polly Purebread (a pretty TV reporter) gets in trouble. Written by Michel Rudoy <mdrc@hp9000a1.uam.mx>

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Trivia

Underdog's character became so popular that it appeared as one of the giant balloon's in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 25, 1965, barely one year after the program's debut. It's last appearance in the parade was in 1984. See more »

Quotes

[opening lyrics for episodes featuring Riff Raff as the villain]
Chorus: When in this world the headlines read / Of those whose hearts are filled with greed / Who rob and steal from those who need / To right this wrong with blinding speed / Goes Underdog! Underdog! Underdog! Underdog! / Speed of lightning, roar of thunder / Fighting all who rob or plunder / *Underdog!* Underdog! *Underdog!*
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Superdome (1989) See more »

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Underdog (1966) animated series
6 December 1998 | by (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) – See all my reviews

It was great stuff, fun, educative, and morals were a bit higher then than they are now.

10/10


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