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The Bullwinkle Show 

Rocky and His Friends (original title)
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Rocky, a plucky flying squirrel and Bullwinkle, a bumbling but lovable moose, have a series of ongoing adventures.

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Bill Scott, Jay Ward
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Complete series cast summary:
June Foray ...  Additional Voices / ... 163 episodes, 1959-1963
Edward Everett Horton ...  Fractured Fairy Tales Narrator 163 episodes, 1959-1963
Paul Frees ...  Additional Voices / ... 163 episodes, 1959-1963
William Conrad ...  Narrator / ... 163 episodes, 1959-1963
Walter Tetley Walter Tetley ...  Sherman / ... 163 episodes, 1959-1963
Bill Scott Bill Scott ...  Bullwinkle J. Moose / ... 163 episodes, 1959-1963
Daws Butler ...  Various Fairy Tale Characters / ... 122 episodes, 1959-1963
Hans Conried ...  Snidely Whiplash / ... 108 episodes, 1960-1963
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Storyline

Main continuing story involved Rocky and Bullwinkle in conflict with spies Boris and Natasha. Other segments included "Fractured Fairy Tales", "Peabody's Improbable History" (smart dog Peabody and his boy Sherman get in the way-back machine), the "Adventures of Dudley Doright" (Canadian Mountie vs. evil Snidley) and "Aesop and Son" (odd telling of the famous fables). Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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TV-G | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 November 1959 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rocky & Bullwinkle & Friends See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

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Color | Black and White (digitally colored)

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Trivia

Premiered on the same night that Walt Disney's television show moved to NBC and became "Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color". See more »

Quotes

[Rocky and Bullwinkle have brought an old model ship to an antique dealer]
Rocky: Bullwinkle, this ship is covered in rubies and look what's written on the side! O-Mar Khay-yam. Bullwinkle, do you know what this is?
Bullwinkle: Well, if you're waiting on me to say it, I won't.
Antique Dealer: Me neither.
Rocky: OK, then this must be
[pause]
Rocky: "The Ruby Yacht of Omar Khayyam".
BullwinkleAntique Dealer: OOOOH!
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Alternate Versions

Episodes were repackaged into a shortened 15-minute format and syndicated as "The Rocky Show" in the 1960s. See more »

Connections

Featured in The ABC Saturday Preview Special (1983) See more »

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A Great TV show for Kids and Adults, or Look What the Moose Dragged In
1 July 2000 | by jimmy-120See all my reviews

There was a station in Huntsville, Alabama that used to play Rocky and Bullwinkle early on Sunday mornings. The reception was poor, but I would wake up early, nonetheless. I never got the jokes, but I knew that there was something there that I was missing and laughed anyway (Remember the Ruby Yacht of Omar Kiyam? Hilarious! What kid gets that joke?). I loved the other shorts too--Mr. Peabody, Bullwinkle's Corner, Dudley Doright, Fractured Fairy Tales, Mr. Know It All--which all seemed to be just as funny, and in some cases funnier, than the moose and squirrel.

I am only 27, but the show reminds me of better times, and I enjoy watching it to this day, finally being able to get the jokes. I can never find it, but when I do, and I rarely do, I sit and watch and remember. I am not sure if I will ever see the live action/animated version of the film, however, because I hate what modern technology has done to the animated characters I grew up loving in flat monotone colors. Isn't this the only way to view Rocky and Bullwinkle, and if Peabody the dog and his boy Sherman ain't in it do I really want to pay money to watch? Oh well, maybe the film will make the TV show more available. One can only hope.


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