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Die Laughing is the eighth episode in the first season of Cosgrove Hall's 2D animated cartoon TV series "Danger Mouse" that was first debuted on ITV in the UK on 21st October 1981.


The world's top men are laughing themselves unconscious thanks to Baron Greenback's microscopic Gigelacockos germs that are spreading via telephone lines. Dangermouse, the white wonder and his trusty assistant Penfold race to save the British Prime Minister before the Baron and his crow henchmen can fire his Gigelacockos cannon all over London.

Background Music Pieces[]


  • Voices by David Jason, Terry Scott, Edward Kelsey and Brian Trueman.
  • Music by Mike Harding.
  • Music Production by Richie Close.
  • Written by Mike Harding and Brian Trueman.
  • Animated by Keith Scoble, George Jackson, Robert 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.