Danger Mouse, the greatest secret agent in the world, must follow Colonel K's orders (and try not to break Professor Squawkencluck's inventions) to foil Baron Greenback's and his henchman Stiletto's plans.
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Series cast summary:
 Danger Mouse / ... (90 episodes, 1981-1992)
Terry Scott ...
 Penfold / ... (90 episodes, 1981-1992)
Edward Kelsey ...
 Colonel K / ... (90 episodes, 1981-1992)
Brian Trueman ...
 Stiletto / ... (89 episodes, 1981-1992)


The wacky and hilarious adventures of Danger Mouse, the greatest secret agent (mouse) in the world and his trusty, bumbling sidekick, Penfold. Together, they follow Colonel K's orders and do battle to save the world from monsters, master thieves, their narrator, and crazed fiends of all types (but mostly their arch nemesis, the Baron Silas Greenback and his henchman Stiletto). Written by Kathy Li

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28 September 1981 (UK)  »

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David Jason considered the show a roaring success. See more »


Whenever the Colonel is shown in a medium shot on the TV his name-plate says "Colonel. K." (with two periods) but when there is a medium closeup it says, "Colonel' K" (with one apostrophe). See more »


Patrol Bird: Excuse me, sir, but is that your care parked on the admiral's epaulets?
Dangermouse: Uh... yes it is, Constable.
Patrol Bird: [Piturbed] "Sergeant" if you don't mind!
[Composed now]
Patrol Bird: Would you mind showing me your liscence?
Dangermouse: Yes of course... Sergeant.
Patrol Bird: [Reads liscence] Hmmm... well this here... oh! You're name's "Dangermouse"? Oh... haha... well, ah...
Patrol Bird: Carry on, sir! I'll keep an eye on the car for you!
Dangermouse: Thank you, Sergeant.
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He's the strongest. He's the quickest. He's the best.
7 July 2003 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Another great show from my younger days, Danger Mouse used to pop up on Nickelodeon. I first saw Count Duckula before also stumbling onto this cartoon. Secret Agent Danger Mouse, looking heroic with his DM emblem and tough with his eyepatch, lived in a red mailbox on a street corner in London. His sidekick, the lovable but cowardly Penfold, was a blue suit wearing mole who would run behind Danger Mouse screaming "Oh, eck!". Colonel K, who I think was an old beaver or something, would call in and send Danger Mouse on all his dangerous missions to thwart the evil Baron Silas Greenback, a large frog petting a fuzzy caterpillar. DM would also drive around in his own super secret agent car, escape from snapping alligators and always saved the day. I also remember a lot of bombs exploding and that great theme song.

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