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The Busy World of Richard Scarry 

An entertaining and educational show for children about cartoon animals living in a small town, and the friendship between a cat and an earthworm.
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 Pickles / ... 39 episodes, 1993-1997
Denis Akiyama
Carl Banas
Michael Caloz
Rod Coneybeare
Diane D'Aquila
Tony Daniels
Susan Glover
Marvin Goldhar
Dean Hagopian
Dan Hennessey
Rick Jones
Chas Lawther
Joseph Mallozzi
Tracey Moore
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Ross Petty
Linda Sorensen
Norm Spencer
Chris Wiggins
Lisa Jai ...
 Additional Voices 31 episodes, 1993-1996
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 Additional Voices 31 episodes, 1993-1996
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Rex Hagon
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Sonja Ball ...
Len Carlson ...
 Brother Dennis 24 episodes, 1994-1997
John Stocker
Judy Marshak
Catherine Gallant
Tara Meyer
Ranee Lee
Don Dickinson
Marlow Vella
Dan Lebel
Mary Ellen Mahoney
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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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13 March 1994 (USA)  »

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If you pay attention in every episode you'll see a little yellow bug doing something See more »

Crazy Credits

The mountain in the Paramount logo during the opening theme transforms into an animated mountain outside of Busytown. See more »

Connections

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

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Something everyone should watch!
13 June 2006 | by 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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