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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 Danger Mouse / ... (90 episodes, 1981-1992)
Terry Scott ...
 Penfold / ... (90 episodes, 1981-1992)
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 Colonel K / ... (90 episodes, 1981-1992)
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 Stiletto / ... (89 episodes, 1981-1992)
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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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David Jason claimed in his autobiography that "he loved that mouse", and being asked to carry the show "a real vote of confidence". See more »

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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 »

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[Dangermouse have just fallen into a deep hole]
Narrator: What's this? Will the Baron have the last laugh? Are our heroes doomed? Can they get to the bottom of this mystery before they reach the bottom? If not, will this show end early?
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What cartoon legends are made of...
29 September 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

What a gem of an animated show. This was part of my childhood when I was little, and I still adore it now. Seriously, it should be brought back, so that children nowadays could enjoy the childhood gems like this, Talespin, Count Duckula, Darkwing Duck and Peter Pan and the Pirates, that are ignored and replaced with (save a couple of rarities) awfully animated shows like Shaggy and Scooby Doo:Get a Clue. Back on target, Danger Mouse is an absolute gem. The animation is fantastic, very colourful and vibrant, not shoddy and flat. The theme tune is one of my all time favourite animated show theme tunes, I can't help it, it is so catchy and wholly memorable. The scripts and story lines are funny and original, and the characters are great, not only Danger Mouse and Penfold, but also Baron Greenback is such a convincing villain. The voice acting is just brilliant from everyone involved; David Jason is an enormously talented actor and he was just superb as the iconic title character. All in all, a brilliant animated show, that should be brought back. 10/10 Bethany Cox


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