Top Cat: Season 1, Episode 4

The $1,000,000 Derby (14 Oct. 1961)

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Benny gets a new pet: a devoted camera-loving nag. Top Cat tries everything to get rid of the horse, but changes his mind when he sees the horse's shock-induced superior racing abilities.

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Top Cat (voice)
Leo DeLyon ...
Brain / Spook (voice) (as Leo De Lyon)
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Paul Frees ...
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Maurice Gosfield ...
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Officer Dibble (voice)
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Choo Choo (voice)
John Stephenson ...
Fancy / Flitney J.J. Flitney of the Derby committe (voice)
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Top Cat discovers that the horse Benny bought for a concession stand to photograph children on a pony runs wild when it hears a whistle (in fact, it ran up a million dollars1 worth of damage inside Macy's!). Attempting to capitalize on the horse's talents, Top Cat poses as Arabian oil king Aly Khat and enters the nag in a million dollar derby, spurring it on by running a screaming ambulance alongside the track. The horse almost wins, but at the last minute vainly stops to smile and pose for the photo finish camera. Written by Anonymous

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[TC gets the horse on the S.S. Africa, which departs for its namesake]
Benny the Ball: [tearfully waving goodbye] He was a good horse, a real nice horse. And he so loved to have his picture taken... and I don't even have one of him.
Top Cat: There, there, Benny, it's all right. That horse is out of here and we're in the clear. And it's all for the best. Your horsey will be all right in Africa, meeting its distant relatives like zebras, camels, llamas... OH NO!
[the horse climbs on port, having jumped ship and swum back]
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