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An comedic anthology featuring primarily the adventures of a heroic flying squirrel and his dumb moose friend.
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Series cast summary:
Edward Everett Horton ...  Fractured Fairy Tales Narrator 78 episodes, 1959-1961
June Foray ...  Rocket J. Squirrel / ... 78 episodes, 1959-1961
Paul Frees ...  Additional Voices / ... 78 episodes, 1959-1961
William Conrad ...  Narrator / ... 78 episodes, 1959-1961
Walter Tetley Walter Tetley ...  Sherman / ... 78 episodes, 1959-1961
Bill Scott Bill Scott ...  Bullwinkle J. Moose / ... 78 episodes, 1959-1961
Daws Butler ...  Various Fairy Tale Characters / ... 63 episodes, 1959-1961
Leon Askin ...  Fearless Leader 26 episodes, 1959-1960
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Animated antics of flying squirrel Rocket J. Squirrel, or Rocky, and his dim companion, Bullwinkle J. Moose. And let's not forget the two spies who always complicate things for our heroes: Boris Badenov and Natasha Fatale, who incognito try and help Rocky and Bullwinkle then immediately put them in life-threatening situations that result in major cliffhangers. Also features Grimm Fairy Tales Jay Ward-style and Peabody and Sherman taking intriguing trips through time courtesy of the Way-Back machine. Written by Dylan Self <robocoptng986127@aol.com>

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English

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19 November 1959 (USA) See more »

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Frostbite Falls Follies See more »

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Mono

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Black and White (digitally colored)

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4:3
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On the days when Jay Ward didn't feel particularly creative, he closed up shop and took the whole crew to the racetrack with him This was brought up by a writer from the show in an issue of Writer's Digest. See more »

Quotes

Bullwinkle J. Moose: Hey, Rocky; watch me pull a rabbit outta my hat!
Rocket J. Squirrel: Again?
Bullwinkle J. Moose: Nothin' up my sleeve - Presto!
[pulls Rocky out of the hat]
Bullwinkle J. Moose: Well, I'm gettin' close.
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Spoofed in Family Guy: Stew-Roids (2009) See more »

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"Hey, Rocky!" or "Hat Tricks Aren't Necessarily Hockey"
16 January 2005 | by ccook45See all my reviews

Rocky and Bullwinkle is "Must See TV" today as it was for me when I was four years old. Back then, the story lines went over my head, but the star characters were so strong, their personalities so vivid that they have stood the test of time while many of their contemporaries and those that followed have languished in obscurity.

Looking back at the very onset of the show with the Adventures Of Rocky & Bullwinkle DVD set, the show seemed to attempt to find itself both from a story nature and the art (Rocky's appearance changes quite drastically between episodes seven and eight of the "Rocket Fuel" serial and again between episodes five and six of "Box Top Robbery"), but once the show found itself deservedly attracting a grown-up audience, the story writers let it all hang out. Pop culture wasn't the target of the show, it was culture of all persuasions. It came fast and furious and that's what made the show so funny. Consider the following from the "Treasure Of Monte Zoom" serial, when Boris Badenov sets fire to a bridge:

Bullwinkle: "This is an ethical dilemma fraught with portents!"

Rocky: "What does that mean?"

Bullwinkle: "I dunno...I heard it on 'Meet The Press'."

Rocky and Bullwinkle has shown that brilliant writing and terrific heroic characters can offset the low-budget animation, and that heroes that can thrill us and make us laugh will have a spot in our hearts for life.


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