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Trouble with Ghosts is the third episode in the first season of Cosgrove Hall's 2D animated cartoon series of "Danger Mouse" that was broadcasted on ITV in the UK on 5th October 1981.


Baron Silas Greenback takes Colonel K hostage. Greenback makes the Colonel contact DangerMouse by videophone. As part of Greenback's elaborate ruse, Colonel K tells DangerMouse that Greenback is in jail, and that DangerMouse and Penfold should go on holiday. The Colonel sends DangerMouse and Penfold to a castle in Transylvania. At the castle (owned by Greenback), the villain attempts to terrify the visitors using remote-control robots dressed as ghosts, mummies, et cetera.

Background Music Pieces[]


  • 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.


  • The holiday hotel castle in Transylvania run by a giant Frankenstein-type butler could have been the inspiration for the 2012 CGI movie "Hotel Transylvania" by Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation to which the legendary vampire Count Dracula is the the hotel manger and owner of Hotel Transylvania.
  • Recording date: 1980.