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The Cat in the Hat (1971)

Two children left home alone for a short while one afternoon are visited by a very interesting yet troublesome cat wearing a tall striped hat. The cat succeeds in creating a huge mess in ... See full summary »

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Mr. Krinklebein the Fish (voice) (as Dawes Butler)
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Thing 2 (voice) (as Lewis Morford)
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Two children left home alone for a short while one afternoon are visited by a very interesting yet troublesome cat wearing a tall striped hat. The cat succeeds in creating a huge mess in their house - can they get it cleaned up before Mom gets home? Written by scgary66

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10 March 1971 (USA)  »

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Кот в шляпе  »

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Trivia

This was the first Dr. Seuss television special produced by DePatie-Freleng Productions. See more »

Goofs

At one point during "Anything Under the Sun" Thing 1 and Thing 2 switch voices. See more »

Quotes

Cat in the Hat: I am indeed a cat, and this, indeed, is a HAT.
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Connections

Referenced in In Search of Dr. Seuss (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Beautiful Kittenfish
Lyrics by Dr. Seuss
Music by Dean Elliott
Performed by Allan Sherman
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A childhood memory
13 October 2001 | by (PA) – See all my reviews

I remembered that this special would air on CBS around the end of December throughout the 1980's. Along with "Happy New Year" Charlie Brown, and that one Bugs Bunny New Year special, This special was great. The special was based on the great Dr.Seuss Book (which i owned as a child) that touched the hearts of millions of children possibly in the world. It was funny, and the fish brings back good memories. I wish CBS would air this timeless classic again, but that probably won't happen. But if you see it at a video rental store, rent it to bring back some childhood memories.


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