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Tampering with Time Tickles is the ninth episode in the fifth season of Cosgrove Hall's 2D animated "Danger Mouse" TV cartoon series that was first broadcasted on ITV in the UK on 16th April 1984.


Colonel K and the houses of parliament have been hit by 'green plus bombs' and have aged 25 years (at least). As Danger Mouse and Penfold close in on Baron Greenback's hideout, they get hit by one green plus and one red minus bomb each, turning Penfold into an old age hamster and Dangermouse a schoolboy detective.

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  • Voices by David Jason, Terry Scott, Edward Kelsey and Brian Trueman.
  • Music by Mike Harding.
  • Music Production by Ritchie Close.
  • Written by Brian Trueman.
  • Story & Storyboard by Keith Scoble.
  • Animated by George Jackson, Clinton J.Priest, Garry Owen and Denise McAllister.
  • Backgrounds by Malcolm Turner.
  • Paint and Trace by Philip McNaylor, Monica McCartney, Andy Wilson,
    Bob Burrows, Lorriane Thomas and Bev Phillips.
  • Special Effects by Roy A. Huckerby.
  • Camera by Frank Hardie, Wendy Hardie and Peter Kidd.
  • 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. © 1983.

Copyright Gag[]

Despite this episode being broadcasted in 1984, the roman numerals in the copyright credit reads 'MCMLXXXIII' as it is dated in 1983.


  • Recording date: 1983.