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The Odd Ball Runaround is a five-parted episode in Season 3 of Cosgrove Hall's 2D animated TV cartoon series "Danger Mouse" that was broadcasted on ITV in the UK from 18th to 22nd October 1982 and it was later broadcasted on ITV in the UK as a single episode on 26th November 1985.


Dangermouse gets himself blown up more often than usual trying to protect a set of secret plans hidden in an American Football from Australia.

Background Music Pieces[]


  • 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 Stephen Thomas, Meryl Edge and Clinton Priest.
  • Backgrounds by Malcolm Turner and Diane Wren.
  • Paint and Trace by Philip McMylor, Roy Huckerby, Peter Kidd, Monica McCartney and Andrew Wilson.
  • Editing by John McManus.
  • Camera by Frank Hardie and Wendy Hardie. 
  • Produced by Brian Cosgrove and Mark Hall.
  • Directed by Brian Cosgrove.
  • A Cosgrove/Hall Production. © 1980.

Copyright Gag[]

Despite this episode being broadcasted in 1982, the roman numerals in the copyright credit reads 'MCMLXXX' as it is dated in 1980.


  • Recording date: 1980.