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Rhyme and Punishment is the fourth episode in the tenth and final series of Cosgrove Hall's 2D animated cartoon TV show "Danger Mouse" which was first transmitted on ITV in the UK on 27th February 1992.


Penfold is typing the memoirs of Danger Mouse and himself. But when Colonel K tells them several important items have disappeared with a load 'Kazonk', so do DM and his assistant.

Background Music Pieces[]

Voice Cast[]

  • David Jason as Dangermouse and the Narrator.
  • Terry Scott as Penfold.
  • Edward Kelsey as Colonel K.
  • Jimmy Hibbert as Dr. Augustus P. Crumhorn III.


  • Voices by David Jason, Terry Scott, Edward Kelsey, Brian Trueman and Jimmy Hibbert.
  • Original Music by Mike Harding.
  • Music Production by Richie Close.
  • Storyline by Keith Scoble.
  • Written by Jimmy Hibbert.
  • Storyboard by Dan Whitworth.
  • Department Head of Layout: Ben Turner.
  • Layout by Andy Roper, Jon Doyle, Paul Salmon and Steve Simpson.
  • Animation Director: Willard Kitchen.
  • Assistant Animation Director: John Offord.
  • Animated by Dave Livesey, Meryl Edge, Andy Wilson, Clair Grey, Malcolm McGookin,
    Jennie Langley, Bob Sparks, Judy Pilsbury, Helen Michael, Craig Whittle, Helen Smith,
    Micheal Whaite, Steve Pleydell Pearce, Bill Tapp and Steve Horrocks.
  • Department Head of Backgrounds: Ben Turner.
  • Backgrounds by Beverly Bush, Philip Jackson, Pete Hillier and Michelle Graney.
  • Special Effects by Garry Owen, Jackie Mitchell, Roy Huckerby and David Birkshaw.
  • Xerox by Tony McAleese and Joan Simmons.
  • 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.
  • Editing by Zyggy Markiewicz.
  • Assistant Editor: Lincoln Anderson.
  • 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.



  • Brian Trueman is credited in voice cast at the end, even though he voices no characters in this episode.