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, 1985-1991)
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 Christmas Raccoons (1980) 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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This show just plain ruled
22 April 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

'The Raccoons' was the best! Now this was the best show that ever aired on the Disney Channel, and it's funny because as soon as it was taken off, Disney Channel just wasn't quite the same (though it was still cool because they still showed obscure animated specials and movies!).

This was hands down the best cartoon of the '80s. There were a lot of fantastic cartoons, but this was the coolest one (though 'Muppet Babies' is way up there too). The animation's not cheaply done, the songs were great and added a lot of feel to the show, and the characters were both cute and interesting. It was also the only Canadian cartoon to be produced entirely within the country (just an interesting fact).

My favorite episode is probably the one where Lisa takes up smoking under pressure from an old friend. It was touching, but not overly preachy. You could really learn a lot from this show, and it really needs to be either put back on American TV or released on DVD.


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