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The Great Bone Idol is the eighth episode in the fourth season of Cosgrove Hall's 2D animated cartoon series of "Danger Mouse" that was first debuted in five parts on ITV in the UK from 16th to 20th May 1983.


Baron Greenback and Count Duckula have teamed up in a quest to find the Great Bone Idol, which has the power to control every dog in the world. Greenback plans to use it to take over the world and Duckula would get Australia. This is besides the fact that Duckula has to do all the work. DM and Penfold head for the Himalaya's to stop the villainous duck.

Background Music Bits[]


  • 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 George Jackson, Stephen Thomas, Robert Newman and Garry Owen.
  • 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.


  • Recording date: 1980.