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Courage the Cowardly Dog 

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, paranormal events and menaces that appear around their land.

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Series cast summary:
Marty Grabstein ...
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 Robot Randy / ... 52 episodes, 1999-2002
Simon Prebble ...
 The Computer / ... 52 episodes, 1999-2002
Paul Schoeffler ...
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John Dilworth ...
 Nowhere Newsman / ... 42 episodes, 1999-2002
Billie Lou Watt ...
Dennis Predovic ...
 Various Roles 38 episodes, 1999-2002
Lionel Wilson ...
Jon Adams
Michael Allinson
Todd Cummings
Tom McKeon
Don Peoples
Michael Moran
David O'Brien
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 Additional Characters / ... 26 episodes, 1999-2001
Gerrianne Raphael
Tim Chi Ly ...
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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, paranormal events and menaces that appear around their land.

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Shake, Courage...Shake.


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Coraje, el perro cobarde  »

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Courage lasted for only 4 seasons, 52 episodes, and 13 episodes per season. Season 1 aired November 12, 1999 and ended June 29, 2000. Season 2 aired October 31, 2000 (had a 3 month hiatus between episodes 22 and 23) and ended January 11, 2002. Season 3 aired November 16, 2001 and ended July 9, 2002. Season 4 aired September 7, 2002 and ended November 22, 2002. See more »

Goofs

When viewing the house from the outside, you see three floors, with the attic as the third floor. When inside, the attic is on the same floor as the bedrooms, which is the second floor. See more »

Quotes

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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Referenced in It Runs in the Family (2003) See more »

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One of the great Cartoon Network shows...
31 October 2006 | by See all my reviews

Along with Dexter's Laboratory, this is the show that has kept me watching Cartoon Network, even when they put dribble like "Totally Spies" on.

This series, although having a few 'flat' episodes, is a great example of a well made cartoon. Rarely do you hear the same music twice (which has, on numerous occasions destroyed other series where you hear the same stuff over again over numerous seasons), the voice acting is always great (from the main characters to Mr. Katz and the Goose God), the animation is great (the varied reactions they give Courage is worth watching for alone) and the stories are always unique, even when they're not up to the series standard bar (which is pretty darn high, IMO).

Ultimately, the series is a culmination of so many excellent factors, with the most important being the way that it can be scary but not so much that you can't let kids watch it. It's the perfect black humor cartoon for kids and adults that I wish was out on DVD, as I'd buy it in an instant.

My personal favorite episodes are "The Chicken From Outer Space", "Revenge of the Chicken From Outer Space", "King Ramses' Curse" and "The Gods Must Be Goosey". I am very glad that they're currently re-showing this on Cartoon Network, because if you haven't seen it, you deserve to.


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