Courage the Cowardly Dog

American horror animated television series

Courage the Cowardly Dog is an American animated horror comedy television series created by John R. Dilworth for Cartoon Network as part of the network's Cartoon Cartoons block. The main character is the purple dog who lives with a married elderly couple (Muriel and Eustace Bagge) in the middle of Nowhere. The dog, Courage is voiced by Dilworth while Muriel is voiced by Thea White and Eustace was voiced by Lionel Wilson (until 33rd episode due to illness) and by Arthur Anderson. Paul Schoeffler voices The Computer, Courage's smart and loyal friend which is a computer.

Courage the Cowardly Dog
Created byJohn R. Dilworth
Directed byJohn R. Dilworth
Voices of
Opening theme"Courage the Cowardly Dog"
Ending theme"Courage the Cowardly Dog" (Instrumental)
  • Jody Gray
  • Andy Ezrin
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons4
No. of episodes52 (102 segments)
Executive producerJohn R. Dilworth
  • Robert Winthrop (season 1)
  • Winnie Chaffee (seasons 2–4)
Running time22 minutes (11 minutes per segment)
Production companies
Original release
NetworkCartoon Network
ReleaseNovember 12, 1999 (1999-11-12) –
November 22, 2002 (2002-11-22)
What a Cartoon!

Guest appearances include Billie Lou Watt, Peter Fernandez, Ringo Starr, Tom Kenny, Jim Cummings, and Tim Curry.

It premiered on November 12, 1999 and ended on November 22, 2002, with four seasons of 13 episodes each produced. During its run, the series was nominated for 3 Golden Reel Awards and 1 Annie Award. The series received critical acclaim from critics and audiences and has developed a strong cult status.

Cast change

  • Marty Grabstein – Courage
  • Thea White – Muriel Bagge
  • Lionel Wilson (Episodes 1–33), Arthur Anderson (Episodes 34–52) – Eustace Bagge

International Versions change

Danish: Dubbing år: ukendt change

  • Christian Damsgaard – Frygtløs
  • Bente Eskesen – Myrna
  • Dick Kaysø – Egon
  • Karin Jagd – Egons mor, Shirley, med flere
  • Peter Zhelder – Katz, Frode, Computeren, med flere
  • Thomas Kirk
  • Michael Elo

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