Rikki-Tikki-Tavi (1975)

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A young mongoose protects his human family from two murderous cobrae.

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Rikki is a young mongoose who is adopted by a human family after nearly drowning in the river. He returns the favour by protecting them from two murderous cobra.

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Nagaina the Cobra, Wife of Nag / Teddy's Mother / Darzee's Wife (voice)
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Michael LeClair ...
Teddy (voice)
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Rikki-Tikki-Tavi the Mongoose (voice)
Lennie Weinrib ...
Darzee the Tailorbird (voice)
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An English family living in India discovers a mongoose living on the estate. They decide to keep him as pet, in the hopes that he will keep them safe from the many cobras that live in the surrounding jungle. Their new pet quickly begins earning his keep, as two cobras make the family their new target. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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[first lines]
Teddy: Here's a dead mongoose. Let's have a funeral!
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Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #26.15 (2009) See more »

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Darzee's Song
Lyrics by Marian Dern
Sung by Lennie Weinrib
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Wonderful movie, with unforgettable characters, April 12, 2006
12 April 2006 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

Thinking back this was one of my favorite movies as a kid, after seeing it for the first time, I remember dragging my mom to every movie rental store in the town, but could never find it. I have seen it maybe 3 or 4 times in my life, but when ever it would come on, I was instantly glued to the TV. It is a story about a mongoose, who is swept out of his den, by a flash flood, and is then adopted by a caring family, who drys him, cleans him, and fattens him up with bananas. In return for the kindness they have shown to him, he saves the family from 2 evil cobras living in their gardens. I would recommend this movie to any Chuck Jones fan, or anyone who loves classic cartoons, and also to check out his other classic 'The White Seal'.


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