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Chicken Run is the fourth episode in the first season of Cosgrove Hall's 2D animated cartoon TV series
"Danger Mouse" that was first transmitted on ITV in the UK on 7th October 1981.


Baron Greenback has stolen Heinrich Von Squakenkluck's secret serum to create giant super duper chickens and has let one loose in the heart of London. Dangermouse and Penfold have to stop the Baron with a little help from Flying Officer Buggles Pigeon.

Background Music Pieces[]

Voice Talents[]

  • David Jason as Dangermouse, The Narrator and Buggles the pigeon.
  • Terry Scott as Penfold.
  • Edward Kelsey as Baron Silas Greenback, Colonel K and Professor Von Squakenkluck.
  • Brian Trueman as Stiletto.


  • Voices by David Jason, Terry Scott, Edward Kelsey and Brian Trueman.
  • Music by Mike Harding.
  • Music Production by Richie Close.
  • Written by Brian Trueman.
  • Animated by Keith Scoble, George Jackson, George Newman,
    Clinton J.Priest, Garry Owen, Tony Garth and Stephen Thomas.
  • Backgrounds by Malcolm Turner.
  • Paint and Trace by Philip McMylor, Roy Huckerby, Peter Kidd and Monica McCartney.
  • Editing by John McManus.
  • Camera by Frank Hardie and Wendy Hardie.
  • Produced by Brian Cosgrove and Mark Hall.
  • Directed by Brian Cosgrove.
  • A Cosgrove/Hall Production. © 1980.

Copyright Gag[]

Despite this episode being broadcasted in 1981, the roman numerals in the copyright credit reads 'MCMLXXX' as it is dated in 1980.


  • Recording date: 1980.