Courage the Cowardly Dog (1999–2002)

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The offbeat adventures of Courage, a cowardly dog who must overcome his own fears to heroically defend his unknowing farmer owners from all kinds of dangers and menaces that appear around their land.

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Series cast summary:
Thea White ...
 Muriel Bagge (53 episodes, 1999-2002)
Marty Grabstein ...
 Courage (52 episodes, 1999-2002)
Simon Prebble ...
 The Computer (49 episodes, 1999-2002)
Lionel G. Wilson ...
 Eustace Bagge / ... (35 episodes, 1999-2002)
Billie Lou Watt ...
 Ma Bagge (28 episodes, 1999-2002)
Arthur Anderson ...
 Eustace Bagge (18 episodes, 2002)
Paul Schoeffler ...
 Katz / ... (18 episodes, 1999-2002)
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Courage the Cowardly Dog follows the story of the life of a little pink cowardly dog who was named Courage when he was found by Muriel. When he was a baby, one of his vet appointments ended being the last time he saw his dog parents. During that day, while the yet made baby Courage wait in the waiting room, he sent his parents up into space. Then Courage ended up on the streets. Afterwards, a lady named Muriel found Courage and took him home to her home in the middle of Nowhere, Kansas, with her mean, rude, and cranky husband, Eustace Bagge. Courage is always on the watch since creepy, scary, and paranormal events happen in Nowhere, but Courage is always ready to save Muriel and kick some villain, monster, alien, or zombie butts! GO COURAGE! Written by CourageBagge <courage1999@bellsouth.net>

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Trivia

The original season 2 finale "The Tower of Dr. Zalost" didn't air until after the season 3 premiere "Muriel Meets her Match"/"Courage Vs. Mecha-Courage" aired. See more »

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Throughout the series, the closet under the staircase in the living room appears and disappears in some episodes. See more »

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Talking Fish: There's no such thing as perfect, you're beautiful as you are, Courage. With all of your imperfections, you can do anything you want to do!
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Crazy Credits

In the opening credits, the show is introduced by the Nowhere Newsman on the TV in the Bagges' home. Eustace, who is upset that the show makes him look bad, switches off the TV and promptly scares Courage. See more »

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Adult Appeal
21 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This series has adult appeal as the plots are sophisticated and intelligent and relaxing for the overworked adult and not very childish.

The stories are dark oriented but poke fun at all sorts of sources and subjects.

Generally the series ranks close to the Fox Network lineup of cartoon based shows but lacks nudity (I think!) and vulgarity so it has a universal "PG" rating like appeal. More like the Shrek movies.

There is good consistency amongst the writings and design that keeps it interesting and a long of tongue in cheek humor that adults would enjoy without any significant childish components typical in "children only" cartoons.

I'm sure everyone of every age would enjoy this series.


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