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Planet of the Cats is the fifth episode in the fourth season of Cosgrove Hall's 2D animated cartoon series of "Danger Mouse" that was first debuted as five five-parted episodes on ITV in the UK from 18th to 22nd April 1983 and was later broadcasted as a single episode on ITV in the UK on 10th December 1985.

Summary[]

DM and Penfold have just retrieved a stolen secret fuel sample from Field Marchall Rommole. On their way back, the Mark 5 gets hit by an electric storm, Penfold is struck dumb and the two of them are shot into a distant future where Britain cats are the dominant species. Worse still, a distant relative of Baron Greenback rules the cats under the name of 'Big Leo'.

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Credits[]

  • Voices by David Jason, Terry Scott, Edward Kelsey and Brian Trueman.
  • Written by Brian Trueman.
  • Music by Mike Harding.
  • Music Production by Richie Close.
  • Storyline & Storyboard by Keith Scoble.
  • Animated by Meryl Edge and Stephen Thomas.
  • Backgrounds by Malcolm Turner and Diane Wren.
  • Paint and Trace by Philip McMylor, Roy Huckerby, Monica McCartney, Andy Wilson,
    Bob Burrows, Lorraine Thomas, Bev Phillips and Denise McAllister.
  • Editing by John McManus, Nigel Rutter and Nibs Senior.
  • Camera by Frank Hardie and Wendy Hardie and Peter Kidd.
  • Produced by Brian Cosgrove and Mark Hall. 
  • Directed by Brian Cosgrove.
  • A Cosgrove/Hall Production. © 1980.

Copyright Gag[]

Despite this episode being broadcasted in 1983, the roman numerals in the copyright credit reads 'MCMLXXX' as it is dated in 1980.

Trivia[]

  • Recording date: 1980.
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