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Whodunnit? is the 11th episode in the 2nd season of the 2D animated TV cartoon series "Count Duckula" that is by produced for TV Cosgrove Hall Productions and which was first transmitted on ITV in the UK on 21st November 1989.


Count Duckula has received a letter from a law firm in London saying that a relative (a Duke of Mallardborough) had died and left him (as well as others) something in his will. When Duckula makes it to London, the will reader tells Duckula and the other inheritors that since the Duke was murdered by a person within that room, that none may leave until one confesses. Duckula, being confused, suspects himself and must therefore testify his case in court.

Background Music Bits[]

  • "Strange Goings-On" (KPMK-1329. Track 39) by Dick Walter.
  • "Eccentric Walk" by Roger Roger.
  • "Finders Creepers" (KPM-0130. Track 35) by Paddy Kingsland.
  • "Drama Bridge" by Peter Knight.
    3 seconds of this ominous music plays where Nanny says she never killed the Duke.
  • "Drama Sting No. 2" by Paul Ferris.
    This 8 second tune plays where Duckula mentions the Duke's name with excitement and laughs madly for few seconds followed by a quick chuckle by Igor.
  • "Drama Sting No. 1" by Paul Ferris.
    This 7 second tune is played where the Duke is now in the library to have questions asked by Duckula.


  • Recording date: 31st October 1988.


  • Voices by David Jason, Jack May, Brian Trueman and Jimmy Hibbert.
  • Narrated by Barry Clayton.
  • Written by Brian Trueman.
  • Vocals by Doreen Edwards and Mike Harding.
  • Original Music by Mike Harding.
  • Designed by Chris Randall, Dan Whitworth, Margaret Riley,
    Paul Salmon, Vincent James, Andy Roper and Ed Williams.
  • Storyboard by Erland Hodge.
  • Layout by Ricardo Machuca, Miguel Angel Aisa, Manuel Almela, Jose Maria Zumel and Juan Antonio Rojo.
  • Animated by Manuel Garcia, Pedro Mohedano, Ezequiel Martin, Mariano Rueda, Miguel Angel Fuertez,
    Valentín Doménech, Angel Gallego, Francisco Tena, Edward Sasu, Francisca Moreno, Vincente Rodriguez,
    Alberto Conejo, Julio Diez, Juan Antonio Rojo, Stefanescu Bujor, Carmen Sanchez, Juan Antonio Serrano,
    Valentín Caín, Luis Lopez, Roberto Marcano, Pedro Molina, Ventura Rodriguez, Fernando Gallego,
    Amaro Carretero, Ignacio Armero, Arthur de Cloedt, Julian Tarrago, Emilio Lujan, Javier Gutierrez,
    Ramon Garcia, María Vincenta Rodriguez, Ignacio Meneu, Luis Amor, Pedro Jorge Gil, Maria Luisa Ruiz,
    Elisa Nunez, Isabel de Martinez Osaba and Yolanda Velasco.
  • Backgrounds by Milagros Banares, Higashi Taruma, Felix Cascajo and Andres Hernandez.
  • Special Effects by Carlos Alfonso.
  • Camera by Santiago Gomez, Antonio Navarro and Victorio Gonzalez.
  • Painting by Teresa Diego, Maria Fernandez, Julia Garcia, Maria del Mar Fernandez, Angeles Vacas,
    Loli Pina, Herminia Burgaleta, Miguel Angel Perez, Pilar Canalejo, Elena Garcia, Angeles Sanz,
    Maria Jose Alvarez, Delia Hernandez, Susana Diez, Asuncion Tomás, Francisco Villanueva,
    Francisco Vacas, Paula Abad, Mayte Garcia and Victoria Ruiz.
  • Painting Supervisors: Carmen Garcia and Maribel Lopez.
  • Xerox by Jose Luis Aisa and Andres Palacios.
  • Line Test by Eva Moreno.
  • Production Control by Bob Burrows, Julio Diez and Chris Phillips.
  • Edited by Zyggy Markiewicz.
  • Assistant Editor: Geoff Rawson.
  • Dubbing Mixer: Ted Spooner.
  • Animation Director: Carlos Alfonso.
  • Associate Producer: Chris Randall.
  • Executive Producer: John Hambley.
  • Produced by Mark Hall and Brian Cosgrove.
  • Directed by Chris Randall.
  • © Cosgrove Hall Productions 1988.

Copyright Gag[]

Despite this episode being broadcasted in 1989, the roman numerals in the copyright credit reads 'MCMLXXXVIII' as it is dated in 1988.