Animated antics of flying squirrel Rocket J. Squirrel, or Rocky, and his dim companion, Bullwinkle J. Moose, and the two spies who always complicate things, Boris Badenov and Natasha Fatale, who incognito try to help Rocky and Bullwinkle then immediately put them in life-threatening situations that result in major cliffhangers. Also featuring more from Peabody and Sherman.
Last Episode02x71 Fifty Cents Lost or Get That Half … Aired: Feb. 19, 1961
Boris Badenov, that Dracula of the cartoon industry, lures our heroes into a conveniently constructed rocket ship.
Series Fun Facts
- This version of the show ran from 1959 to 1961, not until 1964, as is sometimes believed.
- Representatives for Red Skelton contacted the producers claiming that Bullwinkle's voice was an unauthorized use of a character voice created and owned by Skelton for his character "Clem…
[show]Representatives for Red Skelton contacted the producers claiming that Bullwinkle's voice was an unauthorized use of a character voice created and owned by Skelton for his character "Clem Kadiddlehopper". Jay Ward responded by having a segment on the show where Bullwinkle would address the issue . . . in a voice that was a deliberate imitation of Clem Kadiddlehopper.
- During the early stages of pre-production, the show was going to be titled "Frostbite Falls Follies".