Rocky the Flying Squirrel

fictional squirrel from The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show

Rocket "Rocky" J. Squirrel, also known as Rocky the Flying Squirrel is a plucky flying squirrel and one of the two main protagonists of the 1959-1964 animated television series The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show, produced by Jay Ward. Rocky is the best friend and ally of the western moose Bullwinkle. Both Rocky and Bullwinkle were given the middle initial "J" as a reference to Ward.[1]

Rocky the Flying Squirrel
First appearance"Jet Fuel Formula" (1959)
Created byAlex Anderson
Jay Ward
Voiced by
SpeciesFlying squirrel

Voice actor June Foray was Rocky's voice.[2]


  1. Ashley Long (October 3, 2019). "Rocky the Flying Squirrel: Accurately animated or far from factual?". Louisiana State University College of Agriculture. Retrieved July 11, 2021.
  2. Robert D. McFadden (July 27, 2017). "June Foray, Virtuoso of Cartoon Voices, Notably Rocky's, Dies at 99". New York Times. Retrieved July 11, 2021.