The adventures of a warren of rabbits as they struggle to develop their new home & protect it from the various threats they face.

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Series cast summary:
Andrew Falvey ...
 Fiver (39 episodes, 1999-2001)
 Bigwig (39 episodes, 1999-2001)
 Hawkbit (39 episodes, 1999-2001)
 Blackberry (38 episodes, 1999-2001)
Phill Jupitus ...
 Dandelion (26 episodes, 1999-2000)
 Hazel (26 episodes, 1999-2000)
 Kehaar (26 episodes, 1999-2000)
 Vervain / ... (24 episodes, 1999-2001)


Heeding the warning of a vision of their old home's destruction, a group of rabbits led by Hazel, his brother Fiver the visionary, the ever inventive doe, Blackberry, and Bigwig, a former member of their old home's military class, go in search of a new home. With the help of new found friends like Kehaar the gull and Hannah the mouse, Fiver's vision leads them to a home called Watership Down. Now, Hazel and his friends must establish their warren and protect it from the threats they face which include humans, predators, and especially the menace of a tyrannically militaristic warren led by the merciless General Woundwart. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <>

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Brežuljak Voteršip  »

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Richard Briers, who provides the voice of "Captain Broom", provided the voice of "Fiver" in the 1978 film. See more »


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Bright Eyes
Music by Mike Batt
Lyrics by Mike Batt
Performed by Stephen Gately
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Watership Down hits TV
25 November 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I have watched the series when it was on TV, and I have absolutely love it! Like with "Redwall," this series is what got me to read the original book.

As I said (like about million times), I was shocked and flabbergasted by the negativity I would heard on the internet, 'cause I have love the animation and the brilliant casting that was in put into the show. All you fans to the original novel might not like this, but I love Blackberry as girl, because she could land a cute guy like Campion. I also love Hazel & Primrose, they are favorite couple. I know Primrose is Hyzenthlay, the main girl from the book and 1978 film, because children wouldn't be able to pronounce the name.

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