Bonkers (1993–1994)

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Bonkers, an out of work cartoon, joins the Hollywood PD and helps his partners (first a doughnut munching stressbomb, then a beautiful blonde) catch cartoon criminals.

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Series cast summary:
 Officer Bonkers D. Bobcat / ... (64 episodes, 1993-1994)
 Police Chief Leonard Kanifky / ... (37 episodes, 1993-1994)
 Fall-Apart Rabbit / ... (32 episodes, 1993-1994)


Once upon a time in Toon Town there was a cat who had it all. Fortune and fame, top of his game. Up until he hit the wall. Now he's down and out in Toon Town as a Comic Cop who solve crimes with hilarious results. With the help of his partners - Lucky Piquel (his first partner) and Miranda Wright (his second partner). Written by Coyote79529 <>

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4 September 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Disney's Bonkers  »

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Did You Know?


Darkwing Duck (also voiced by Jim Cummings) makes a brief appearance in one episode in Bonkers' dream. See more »


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Seymour: Let's sell this dump to some other dim bulb's!
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Referenced in Animaniacs: Deduces Wild/Rest in Piece/U.N. Me (1995) See more »

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A great show that is alway funny
1 February 2001 | by (Long Island, NY) – See all my reviews

First, I must say that the Disney Afternoon was the greatest lineup of television shows ever. Originally, when it consisted of Gummi Bears, Ducktales, Chip n' Dale Rescue Rangers, and Talespin, it was perfect, but alas, new shows were created and old ones were removed. Other greats that followed were Darkwing Duck, Goof Troop, Bonkers, Aladdin, and Gargoyles. (Notice I did not mention Timon and Pumbaa, Schnookums & Meat, and Marsupilami because I think they were horrible, which is also why they didn't last as long as the other shows) Anyway, when I have time I'll put my individual comments about each of those shows. This one is for Bonkers.

Bonkers is a bobcat. He started as a famous Hollywood actor in the beginning of the show. The premise is sort of like Who Framed Roger Rabbit, where humans and toons live together, especially in Hollywood. Bonkers' show gets cancelled and through a series of mixups with a policeman named Lucky Picquelle (hope I spelled that right), NOT PICKLE!, they became partners in a new division of the police squad called toon division.

Anyway, that is the plot, but that doesn't explain how hilarious this show is. First, I must say that Jim Cummings, the voice of Bonkers, and a billion other cartoon characters, especially for Disney, is one of the greatest voice artists, on par with Charles Fleischer and Mel Blanc (who provided voices for all of the Warner Brothers cartoon characters). Lucky is an overweight cop who does things by the book and likes silence and order in his life. However, Bonkers, being a cartoon character, and one who literally is "bonkers", makes his life and the entire show turn upside down and insane. Bonkers goes on rants where he's speaking at 100000 miles per second, without catching his breath, constantly moving all over the place, while Lucky is trying to calm himself down before he gets a heart attack. It's hard for me to explain how hilarious and great this show was/is, but you must see it for yourself. It's on Toon Disney every day and night, make sure you watch it with all of the other Toon Disney/old Disney Afternoon shows. See you at my next comment on the other shows.

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