The Raccoons (1985–1992)

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The adventures of a family of Raccoons and their friends.

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Series cast summary:
Michael Magee ...
 Cyril Sneer / ... (60 episodes, 1985-1991)
Len Carlson ...
 Bert Raccoon / ... (60 episodes, 1985-1991)
Marvin Goldhar ...
 Cedric Sneer / ... (59 episodes, 1985-1991)
Bob Dermer ...
 Ralph Raccoon / ... (59 episodes, 1985-1991)
Geoffrey Winter ...
 Narrator (54 episodes, 1985-1991)
Nick Nichols ...
 Pig One / ... (50 episodes, 1985-1990)
Carl Banas ...
 Schaeffer / ... (44 episodes, 1985-1991)
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 Melissa Raccoon / ... (43 episodes, 1987-1991)
Sharon Lewis ...
 Broo / ... (34 episodes, 1985-1990)
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In the Evergreen Forest, there is a group of raccoons, the most rambunctious being Bert. Their home is peaceful and beautiful, but also threatened by the greedy aardvark industrialist, Cyril Sneer, who wants to destroy the forest for his own profit. Together with some dog friends, Schaeffer and Broo, and Cedric Sneer, Cyril's sympathetic son, they work to oppose Cyril through their newspaper and environmental initiatives. As the series progresses, they eventually win him over as they find themselves allied against other environmental dangers and enemies. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Narrator: This is the Evergreen Forest. Quiet, peaceful, serene. That is, until Bert Raccoon wakes up!
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Follows The Raccoons on Ice (1981) See more »

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Run With Us
Written by Kevin Gillis, Jon Stroll and Steve Lunt
Sung by Steve Lunt (1985-1986), Lisa Lougheed (1987-1991)
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One of the best cartoon shows ever
22 October 2001 | by (In front of my PC) – See all my reviews

The Raccoons and The Muppet Babies are the two best cartoon shows of the '80s, and there were a lot of great cartoons back then! I love this show because it's not some 30-minute toy commercial; it's a quality cartoon with great characters, great songs, and great plots. Like any fan of this show, I love Bert. He's just so courageous and his antics always give me a laugh. Cyril Sneer may come off selfish and mean, but he's really a very nice guy, especially with his son Cedric. And the songs in this show are some of the best songs ever made for a cartoon; they always fit in nicely with the plot and had that classic new wave sound to it (something that The Muppet Babies also have).

So, if you can find it, give this show a good watch. You'll love it!

Rating: 11/10


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