Meerkat Manor (2005– )

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This is a documentary drama series which follows a meerkat family in the Kalahari Desert, South Africa, called the Whiskers.

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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Flower the Meerkat ...
 Herself (30 episodes, 2005-2007)
Mozart the Meerkat ...
 Herself (27 episodes, 2005-2007)
...
 Narrator (26 episodes, 2005-2006)
Zaphod the Meerkat ...
 Himself (22 episodes, 2005-2007)
Youssarian the Meerkat ...
 Himself (17 episodes, 2005-2007)
Mitch the Meerkat ...
 Himself (17 episodes, 2005-2007)
...
 Narrator / ... (14 episodes, 2007)
...
 Herself - Narrator (13 episodes, 2008)
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This is a documentary drama series which follows a meerkat family in the Kalahari Desert, South Africa, called the Whiskers. Flower is the leader/dominant female of the group, Zaphod is her partner and dominant male, Youssarian is Zaphod's younger brother and Flower's ex-lover and Mozart, Tosca and Shakespeare are all children of Flower. In our journey with this group we'll follow several intriguing events like: Fights with arch rival group the Lazuli; storms; death; family politics and the disappearance of a meerkat we had gotten to know very well. Written by SBMag

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Follow the daily saga of the Whiskers, a 12-inch tall family that's a lot like yours.

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The meerkats Youssarian and Zaphod are named after two rebellious characters from satirical and humorous literature: the insubordinate John Yossarian in Joseph Heller's "Catch-22", and the egocentric Zaphod Beeblebrox in Douglas Adams' "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy". See more »

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GOOD GOD this is Hilarious!
12 June 2006 | by (Sunny ole San Diego, California) – See all my reviews

Oh my god. This show is just hysterical...Those meerkats are just so animated! I love how they run, rub themselves against stuff to mark their territory...If you are looking for quality entertainment, screw E!'s Top 100 Juciest Breakups, watch Meerkat Manor. The narration is GREAT (Sean Astin! Yeah!) and the filming is fantastic. It, of course, incorporates even the meerkats with social problems (I was half expecting the next meerkat to be a drunk.) The greatest thing is how they all move together and how the "rivals" test each other. Ialmost want to insert trumpets when they stampede the offending group, back ends kicking up. And when they run...it is just HILARIOUS. Their tails straight up in the air, bobbing above everything else. And how they climb on everything is beyond amusing. The overall cuteness and intense hilarity of this show will definitely draw you I'm.


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