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Once Upon A Timeslip is the first episode in the sixth season of Cosgrove Hall's 2D animated TV cartoon series "Danger Mouse" that was first broadcasted on ITV in the UK on 25th December 1984.


Penfold and Dangermouse get transported to the year 1215 A.D. thanks to a fluke in the narrator's mic. They now have to act out a twisted version of Robin Starring Dangermouse as Robin Hood and Penfold as Little John.

Extended Plot[]

Background Music Bits[]

  • "Battle Charge" (KPM-0150. Track 44) by John Leach.
  • "Long Trail" (BMLP 155. Track 3) by Eddy Eddie Warner.
    The first eight seconds of this tune is being played at the Nottingham castle dungeon scene of the episode where Greenback is mad at Stiletto for being a "big big buffoon" when he told him to get a Sheriff's outfit, despite he didn't mean THAT one and the tune finally stops when he dings the stick on Stiletto's helmet making him fall to the floor.
  • "The Royal Hunt" (KPM-0150. Track 40) by John Leach.
  • "The Royal Daunce (c)" (KPM-0150. Track 34) by Lewis Stern.


  • Voices by David Jason, Terry Scott, Edward Kelsey and Brian Trueman.
  • Music by Mike Harding.
  • Music Production by Richie Close.
  • Written by Brian Trueman.
  • Storyline and Storyboard by Keith Scoble.
  • Animated by George Jackson, Dan Whitworth, Clinton J.Priest, Jean Flynn and Tony Garth.
  • Backgrounds by Andy Roper and Malcolm Turner.
  • Paint and Trace by Bev Phillips, Judy Ringrose, Simon White,
    Lorriane Thomas, Joan Storey and Yasodha Gopal.
  • Production Supervisor: Bob Burrows.
  • Camera by Frank Hardie, Wendy Hardie, Peter Kidd and Phil Atack.
  • Editing by Nigel Rutter, Nibs Senior and Stephen Perry.
  • Assistant Director: Jean Flynn.
  • Produced by Brian Cosgrove and Mark Hall.
  • Directed by Brian Cosgrove.
  • A Cosgrove-Hall Production. © 1984.


  • Recording date: 1984.