Capitol Critters (1992– )

TV Series  |  TV-Y  |   |  Animation, Comedy, Drama
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.6/10 from 105 users  
Reviews: 4 user

The adventures of the rodent and insect inhabitants inside the walls of the White House.

0Check in

Fall TV: 15 Returning TV Shows Worth Binge Watching

Which returning shows do we recommend binging on? We've picked out 15 great options for you. Read this and more lists in our Fall TV section.

Read our list

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 87 titles
created 08 Nov 2012
a list of 44 titles
created 18 Apr 2013
a list of 43 titles
created 07 Oct 2013
a list of 200 titles
created 09 Apr 2014

Related Items

Search for "Capitol Critters" on

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: Capitol Critters (1992– )

Capitol Critters (1992– ) on IMDb 6.6/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Capitol Critters.




1995   1992  
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Mesmerist (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

"The Mesmerist" is a twisted black comedy about a doctor who convinces a dying man's family to allow him to put the man in a trance and what happens when he descends into the after-world

Director: Gil Cates Jr.
Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Jessica Capshaw, Howard Hesseman
Stranger in the Family (TV Movie 1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Steve Thompson is a sixteen-year-old who seemed to have everything going for him: good looks, friends, and a great personality. But his once bright future is tragically dimmed after a car accident brings all this to a crashing halt.

Director: Donald Wrye
Stars: Teri Garr, Neil Patrick Harris, Randle Mell
Cop Rock (TV Series 1990)
Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

In what must have been one of the shortest lived series on network television, "Cop Rock" was part "Real Stories of the Highway Patrol" and part "The Sound of Music". After chasing down a ... See full summary »

Stars: Anne Bobby, Barbara Bosson, David Gianopoulos
Cold Sassy Tree (TV Movie 1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

An independent woman from the North causes a scandal when she decides to wed a local general store owner just three weeks after he has been widowed.

Director: Joan Tewkesbury
Stars: Faye Dunaway, Richard Widmark, Frances Fisher
Home Fires Burning (TV Movie 1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

When a WW2 veteran comes back home,he realizes how the war affected Americans by seeing the changes in his wife,family,and best friend.

Director: Glenn Jordan
Stars: Barnard Hughes, Sada Thompson, Robert Prosky
A Family Torn Apart (TV Movie 1993)
Crime | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A teenage boy finds his mother and father murdered in their home but as the story goes on he reveals he knows more than he is letting on.

Director: Craig R. Baxley
Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Johnny Galecki, Linda Kelsey
My Antonia (TV Movie 1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Life in rural Nebraska in the late 1890s.

Director: Joseph Sargent
Stars: Jason Robards, Eva Marie Saint, Neil Patrick Harris
Stark Raving Mad (1999–2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Revamped "Odd Couple".

Stars: Tony Shalhoub, Neil Patrick Harris, Eddie McClintock
Fish Police (TV Series 1992)
Animation | Comedy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Inspector Gill, a fish detective, navigates an underwater metropolis, solving often Mafia-related crimes while avoiding the seduction of vamp Angel Jones and avoiding marriage to diner owner Pearl.

Stars: Edward Asner, Georgia Brown, Tim Curry
The Man in the Attic (TV Movie 1995)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Based on a true story. An older woman hides her younger lover in the attic of her house for years without her husband suspecting.

Director: Graeme Campbell
Stars: Anne Archer, Len Cariou, Neil Patrick Harris
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A young man begins to suspect that his mother may have murdered his father.

Director: Steven Schachter
Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Bonnie Bedelia, Meredith Salenger
Too Good to Be True (TV Movie 1988)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Writer Richard Harland and socialite Ellen Berent meet, fall in love, and soon marry. But her obsessive love threatens to destroy them and others around them.

Director: Christian I. Nyby II
Stars: Loni Anderson, Patrick Duffy, Glynnis O'Connor


Complete series cast summary:
 Max (13 episodes, 1992-1995)
 Jammet (13 episodes, 1992-1995)
Patti Deutsch ...
 Trixie (13 episodes, 1992-1995)
 Muggle (13 episodes, 1992-1995)
Jennifer Darling ...
 Berkeley (12 episodes, 1992-1995)
 Presidential Cats (11 episodes, 1992-1995)
 Moze (7 episodes, 1992-1995)
(6 episodes, 1992-1995)


When the young mouse, Max's family is killed by exterminators, he is forced to move to his Aunt's home under the White House in Washington D.C.. There he finds life more lively than he ever thought possible with his friends, the crusading Berkeley, the roguish Jammit, the frazzled and periodically exploding Muggle the Lab Rat, and Moze, the hip cockroach as they go about their lives in the US President's residence. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis






Release Date:

28 January 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mäuse an der Macht  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:


Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


Referenced in Comix from the Underground: Fish Police #1 (2015) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

The right show at the wrong time
4 December 2010 | by (Dundee, Tayside, Scotland) – See all my reviews

'Capitol Critters' was one of those shows that couldn't compete with 'The Simpsons' and yet it was better animated and also very well written in places with plenty of risqué yet hilarious jokes. I found the show appealed to me because of the charming and serious drama scenes so very well going together with the jokes and comedy routines.

Perhaps 1992 wasn't the right time for it to come out; but if there was no Simpsons on the air at that time who knows whether it would have lasted longer than it did or not. The characters were certainly right for the time, and haven't aged at all. It doesn't tie itself to the 1990s so easily as some of it's contemporaries did; For example, The Simpsons (yep, them again!) 'Do The Bartman' scene was hip and trendy in 1991, but was clearly dated by the end of the decade; even the show itself pointed that out in one joke!

Capitol Critters' jokes were subtle in places and downright random in others, yet it all seemed to fit together nicely. Definitely not a kids show; more of a cartoon for adults ;) But I liked it.

6 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
British Fan klknowles6
If Fox picked up Capitol Critters... pikachu_fan_number_9
Discuss Capitol Critters (1992) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: