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The World of Machines is the ninth episode in the first series of Cosgrove Hall's 2D animated TV cartoon series "Danger Mouse" which was first transmitted on 26th October 1981.


Arch villain Silas Greenback has perfected his intergalactic traveling machine. Using Penfold as bait, the worlds most evil toad lures Dangermouse into his trap and boldly blasts him deep into time and space, towards a planet ruled by talking machines.

Background Music Bits[]


  • Voices by David Jason, Terry Scott, Edward Kelsey and Brian Trueman.
  • Music by Mike Harding.
  • Music Production by Richie Close.
  • Written by Mike Harding and Brian Trueman.
  • Animated by Keith Scoble, George Jackson, Robert Newman, Clinton J.Priest,
    Garry Owen, Tony Garth, Stephen Thomas, Jean Flynn, Diane Wren and Meryl Edge.
  • Backgrounds by Malcolm Turner.
  • 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 1981, the roman numerals in the copyright credit reads 'MCMLXXX' as it is dated in 1980.


  • Recording date: 1980.