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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:
June Foray ...  Rocket J. Squirrel / ... 78 episodes, 1959-1961
Bill Scott Bill Scott ...  Bullwinkle J. Moose / ... 78 episodes, 1959-1961
Edward Everett Horton ...  Fractured Fairy Tales Narrator / ... 76 episodes, 1959-1961
William Conrad ...  Narrator / ... 75 episodes, 1959-1961
Paul Frees ...  Boris Badenov / ... 75 episodes, 1959-1961
Walter Tetley Walter Tetley ...  Sherman 74 episodes, 1959-1961
Daws Butler ...  Various Fairy Tale Characters / ... 60 episodes, 1959-1961
Leon Askin ...  Fearless Leader 27 episodes, 1959-1960
Hans Conried ...  Snidely Whiplash / ... 20 episodes, 1960-1961
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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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USA

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English

Release Date:

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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Trivia

This version of the show ran from 1959 to 1961, not until 1964, as is sometimes believed. 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 Tiny Toon Adventures: Acme Cable TV (1991) See more »

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One of the best and most revolutionary cartoons of all time
28 December 2011 | by TheLittleSongbirdSee all my reviews

I also love The Bullwinkle Show as well as the superb Rocky and His Friends. The animation is some primitive moments but also a number of appealing ones too. The story lines may go over the heads of some younger viewers, but I always found them entertaining and interesting, especially the Peabody segments. The characters are incredibly strong with some of the most vivid personalities of any cartoon characters in the history of cartoons, and the writing has such a smart and subtle satirical edge. The voice work, with veteran June Foray among the most notable, is excellent. All in all, a revolutionary cartoon yet proves itself to be much more than that. With such great characters and outstanding writing, Rocky and His Friends is one of the best animated shows I've seen. 10/10 Bethany Cox


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