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A Christmas Quacker is the tenth episode in the third of Cosgrove Hall's 2D animated cartoon TV show "Count Duckula" that was first broadcasted on ITV in the UK on 26th December 1990.

Summary[]

Christmas arrives even in Castle Duckula, but is not the usual happy affair. Santa is lost in the extensive chimneys while Von Goosewing is prowling around with a special surprise for the vampire. Meanwhile the Count, having been hit by one of Nanny's lethal Christmas puddings, dreams that he is with Tremendous Terrence saving Santa from the Igulon.

Background Music Cues[]

Voice Talents[]

  • David Jason as Count Duckula and Burt the 2nd Crow Brother.
  • Jack May as Igor.
  • Brian Trueman as Nanny, Santa Claus and the 3rd Crow Brother.
  • Jimmy Hibbert as Ruffles the 1st Crow Brother, Dr. Von Goosewing, Tremendous Terence and a Dribulon.
  • Barry Clayton as the Narrator.

Credits[]

  • Voices by David Jason, Jack May, Brian Trueman and Jimmy Hibbert.
  • Narrated by Barry Clayton.
  • Written by Peter Richard Reeves and Jimmy Hibbert.
  • Vocals by Doreen Edwards and Mike Harding.
  • Original Music by Mike Harding.
  • Designed by Chris Randall, Dan Whitworth, Margaret Riley,
    Paul Salmon, Vincent James, Andy Roper and Ed Williams.
  • Storyboard by Vincent James.
  • Layout by Ricardo Machuca, Miguel Angel Aisa, Manuel Almela, Jose Maria Zumel and Juan Antonio Rojo.
  • Animated by Manuel Garcia, Pedro Mohedano, Ezequiel Martin, Mariano Rueda, Miguel Angel Fuertez,
    Valentín Doménech, Angel Gallego, Francisco Tena, Edward Sasu, Francisca Moreno, Vincente Rodriguez,
    Alberto Conejo, Julio Diez, Juan Antonio Rojo, Stefanescu Bujor, Carmen Sanchez, Juan Antonio Serrano,
    Valentín Caín, Luis Lopez, Roberto Marcano, Pedro Molina, Ventura Rodriguez, Fernando Gallego,
    Amaro Carretero, Ignacio Armero, Arthur de Cloedt, Julian Tarrago, Emilio Lujan, Javier Gutierrez,
    Ramon Garcia, María Vincenta Rodriguez, Ignacio Meneu, Luis Amor, Pedro Jorge Gil, Maria Luisa Ruiz,
    Elisa Nunez, Isabel de Martinez Osaba and Yolanda Velasco.
  • Backgrounds by Milagros Banares, Higashi Taruma, Felix Cascajo and Andres Hernandez.
  • Special Effects by Carlos Alfonso.
  • Camera by Santiago Gomez, Antonio Navarro and Victorio Gonzalez.
  • Painting by Teresa Diego, Maria Fernandez, Julia Garcia, Maria del Mar Fernandez, Angeles Vacas,
    Loli Pina, Herminia Burgaleta, Miguel Angel Perez, Pilar Canalejo, Elena Garcia, Angeles Sanz,
    Maria Jose Alvarez, Delia Hernandez, Susana Diez, Asuncion Tomás, Francisco Villanueva,
    Francisco Vacas, Paula Abad, Mayte Garcia and Victoria Ruiz.
  • Painting Supervisors: Carmen Garcia and Maribel Lopez.
  • Xerox by Alejandro Alfonso and Jose Luis Aisa.
  • Line Test by Eva Moreno and Sergio Alfonso.
  • Production Control by Chris Phillips, Julio Diez and Bob Burrows.
  • Film Editor: Zyggy Markiewicz.
  • Assistant Editor: Karen Brumell.
  • Dubbing Mixer: Ted Spooner.
  • Voice Director: Chris Randall.
  • Animation Director: Carlos Alfonso.
  • Associate Producer: Chris Randall.
  • Executive Producer: John Hambley.
  • Produced by Mark Hall and Brian Cosgrove.
  • Directed by Keith Scoble.
  • © Cosgrove Hall Productions 1989.

Copyright Gag[]

Despite this episode being broadcasted in 1990, the roman numerals in the copyright credit reads 'MCMLXXXIX' as it is dated in 1989.

Trivia[]

  • Recording date: October 3, 1989.
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