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Ants, Trees and... Whoops-a-Daisy is the second episode in the tenth and final series of Cosgrove Hall's 2D animated cartoon TV show "Danger Mouse" that was broadcasted on ITV in the UK on 13th February 1992.


A mysterious tribe of Ant people are wreaking havoc in the Amazon jungle, so DM picks up Penfold at the airport (where he was waiting for his auntie) and heads for Tapatingo.

Background Music Pieces[]

Voice Cast[]

  • David Jason as Dangermouse, the Narrator and the Chief Ant person.
  • Terry Scott as Penfold.
  • Edward Kelsey as Colonel K.
  • Brian Trueman as a Hippie Snake and Penfold's bad-tempered Auntie.
  • Jimmy Hibbert as various voices.


  • Voices by David Jason, Terry Scott, Edward Kelsey, Brian Trueman and Jimmy Hibbert.
  • Original Music by Mike Harding.
  • Music Production by Richie Close.
  • Storylines written by Brian Trueman.
  • Storyboard by Dan Whitworth.
  • Department Head of Layout: Ben Turner.
  • Layout by Andy Roper, Jon Doyle, Paul Salmon and Steve Simpson.
  • Animation Director: Jean Scott.
  • Assistant Animation Director: John Offord.
  • Animated by Willard Kitchen, Phil Morris, Denise Heywood, Alastair Fell, Adrian Bell,
    Les Brooksbank, Mair Thomas, David Bowers, Mike Eames, Helen Michael, Craig Whittle,
    Helen Smith, Michael Whaite, Steve Pleydell Pearce, Bill Tapp and David Birkshaw.
  • Backgrounds by Weston Samuels, Philip Jackson, Pete Hiller and Michelle Graney.
  • Special Effects by Garry Owen, Jackie Mitchell and Roy Huckerby.
  • Xerox by Tony McAleese, Joan Simmons and Don Geering.
  • Department Head of Paint and Trace: Lorriane Thomas.
  • Paint and Trace by Joan Jones, Beverley James, Yasodha Huckerby, Sue Halliwell,
    Katie Nutter, Stefania Giani, Lynn Hardie, Andera Hough, Gloria Vassiliou, Karl Scoble,
    Joyce Flowers, Laura Cosgrove, Marie Dembinski and Mark Fulton.
  • Camera by Peter Kidd, Frank Hardie, Wendy Senior and Mark Sutton.
  • Video Line Test by Phil Atack and Lesley White.
  • Edited by Nibs Senior, Jane Hicks and Thèrèse Lynch.
  • Dubbing Mixer: John Wood.
  • Production Control by Simon White, Phil McMylor, Andrew Bax, Sian Thomas and Ed Williams.
  • Post Production by Chris Phillips.
  • Executive Producer: John Hambley.
  • Produced by Brian Cosgrove and Mark Hall.
  • Directed by Keith Scoble.
  • © Cosgrove Hall Productions 1990.

Copyright Gag[]

Despite this episode being broadcasted in 1992, the roman numerals in the copyright credit reads 'MCMXC' as it is dated in 1990.