Watership Down (1999– )

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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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 Captain Broom (15 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 Hannah (14 episodes, 1999-2000)
Andrew Falvey ...
 Fiver (13 episodes, 1999)
Phill Jupitus ...
 Dandelion (13 episodes, 1999)
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 Bigwig (13 episodes, 1999)
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 Hawkbit (13 episodes, 1999)
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 Hazel (13 episodes, 1999)
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 Kehaar (13 episodes, 1999)
Elliot Henderson-Boyle ...
 Pipkin (12 episodes, 1999)
Rob Rackstraw ...
 Campion / ... (9 episodes, 1999)
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 Vervain / ... (8 episodes, 1999)
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 Primrose (7 episodes, 1999)
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 General Woundwort (7 episodes, 1999-2000)
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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 <kchishol@home.com>

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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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Version of Watership Down (1978) See more »

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In Fields of Sun
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Lyrics by Mike Batt
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This IS a good cartoon, when compared to all others
19 August 2003 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I don't see why most of the comments are negative. This cartoon actually makes you think and actually has a serious plot. I mean, look at Sponge Bob Square pants! It isn't a show full of nonsense and crap, it's beautifully animated and challenges the little kids watching it to think and try broaden their perspectives on different situations.

Sure, it has it's cheesy morals about understanding and friendship and unity, but it has to or it wouldn't be considered quite appropriate for young kids now would it? But it still retains some of the melancholy, beautifully depressing atmosphere Adams gave his masterpiece of a novel.

Watership Down's a great show. You should at least watch a few episodes. And the second season, though straying greatly from Adams' novel is still good. More action-packed and a more creative story line, now that Adams' story line is done and they can expand with their own ideas.


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