The Busy World of Richard Scarry (1993–1997)

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The ever popular children's cartoon book series by author and illustrator Richard Scarry about Busytown, comes to television, following the everyday daily lives of the Busytown citizens, ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
Peter Wildman
(39 episodes, 1994-1997)
Denis Akiyama
(39 episodes, 1994-1997)
Carl Banas
(39 episodes, 1994-1997)
(39 episodes, 1994-1997)
Michael Caloz
(39 episodes, 1994-1997)
Rod Coneybeare
(39 episodes, 1994-1997)
Diane D'Aquila
(39 episodes, 1994-1997)
Tony Daniels
(39 episodes, 1994-1997)
Catherine Disher
(39 episodes, 1994-1997)
(39 episodes, 1994-1997)
(39 episodes, 1994-1997)
(39 episodes, 1994-1997)
Susan Glover
(39 episodes, 1994-1997)
Marvin Goldhar
(39 episodes, 1994-1997)
Dean Hagopian
(39 episodes, 1994-1997)
Dan Hennessey
(39 episodes, 1994-1997)
Taborah Johnson
(39 episodes, 1994-1997)
Rick Jones
(39 episodes, 1994-1997)
(39 episodes, 1994-1997)
Chas Lawther
(39 episodes, 1994-1997)
Joseph Mallozzi
(39 episodes, 1994-1997)
(39 episodes, 1994-1997)
Debra McGrath
(39 episodes, 1994-1997)
Tracey Moore
(39 episodes, 1994-1997)
Stephen Ouimette ...
 Mr. Frumble (39 episodes, 1994-1997)
Ross Petty
(39 episodes, 1994-1997)
(39 episodes, 1994-1997)
Tony Rosato
(39 episodes, 1994-1997)
Ron Rubin
(39 episodes, 1994-1997)
Linda Sorensen
(39 episodes, 1994-1997)
Norm Spencer
(39 episodes, 1994-1997)
(39 episodes, 1994-1997)
Aron Tager
(39 episodes, 1994-1997)
(39 episodes, 1994-1997)
Chris Wiggins
(39 episodes, 1994-1997)
...
 Additional Voices (31 episodes, 1993-1996)
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 Additional Voices (31 episodes, 1993-1996)
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 Mr. Gronkle (31 episodes, 1995-1997)
Rex Hagon
(29 episodes, 1994-1996)
Keith Knight ...
 Lowly Worm (24 episodes, 1994-1997)
Sonja Ball ...
 Huckle Cat (24 episodes, 1994-1997)
Len Carlson
(23 episodes, 1994-1997)
John Stocker
(23 episodes, 1994-1997)
Judy Marshak
(21 episodes, 1994-1997)
Catherine Gallant
(20 episodes, 1994-1997)
Tara Meyer
(20 episodes, 1994-1997)
Ranee Lee
(20 episodes, 1996-1997)
Don Dickinson
(19 episodes, 1994-1997)
Marlow Vella
(17 episodes, 1996-1997)
Dan Lebel
(17 episodes, 1996)
Mary Ellen Mahoney
(16 episodes, 1996-1997)
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The ever popular children's cartoon book series by author and illustrator Richard Scarry about Busytown, comes to television, following the everyday daily lives of the Busytown citizens, mostly associated with Huckle Cat and his friend Lowly Worm, but also with neighbors such as Mr. Frumble, Bananas Gorilla, Sergeant Murphy, Wolfgang, Billy Dog, Hilda Hippo and Mr. Fix-It. Written by rocknrollunderdawg

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Crazy Credits

While the credits play, at the bottom of the screen, characters rush past. See more »

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Version of Busytown Mysteries (Hurray for Huckle!) (2007) See more »

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Something everyone should watch!
13 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When I was younger, I watched this cartoon all the time. Sure, I still had my share of David the Gnome, Muppet Babies, and so on, but this cartoon was much more educational to me, and it still kept my interest as a small child. I was disappointed when it came off the air.

There are so many characters in the series, and so many different stories for each one (although many of them are memorable, such as Bananas Gorilla). Each episode would have two segments that took place in Busy Town, one segment that took place somewhere in the world, and two educational songs that would tell how something is made, manners, etc. inbetween each segment. There's no racial division since all the characters are anthromorphic animals, but it is definitely a cartoon that needs to be played today.


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