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The Huckleberry Hound Show

American Emmy Award-winning animated series.

The Huckleberry Hound Show is a 30-minute animated television series. It had four seasons and was first aired between October 2, 1958 and April 24, 1962. It is the work of Joseph Barbera and William Hanna. In 1961 The Huckleberry Hound Show became the first animated television series to win an Emmy Award.[2]

The Huckleberry Hound Show
GenreComedy
Created byWilliam Hanna
Joseph Barbera
Written byJoseph Barbera
Warren Foster
Dan Gordon
Michael Maltese
Charles Shows
Directed byWilliam Hanna
Joseph Barbera
Presented byHuckleberry Hound
StarringHuckleberry Hound
Pixie & Dixie and Mr. Jinks
Yogi Bear
Hokey Wolf
Voices ofDaws Butler
Don Messick
Doug Young
Hal Smith
Narrated byDon Messick
Composer(s)Hoyt Curtin[1]
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons4
No. of episodes69 (list of episodes)
Production
Producer(s)William Hanna
Joseph Barbera
Running time30 minutes
7 minutes per short
Production company(s)Hanna-Barbera Productions
DistributorScreen Gems (1960–73)
Taft Broadcasting (1973–88)
Release
Original networkFirst-run syndication
Boomerang
Picture formatColor
(Originally syndicated in Black-and-white)
Audio formatMonaural
Original releaseOctober 2, 1958 (1958-10-02) – April 24, 1962 (1962-04-24)
Chronology
Preceded byThe Ruff & Reddy Show (1957)
Followed byThe Quick Draw McGraw Show (1959)
Related showsYogi Bear
Pixie and Dixie and Mr. Jinks
Hokey Wolf

Each episode has three 7-minute cartoons. The first cartoon stars Huckleberry Hound; the second stars Yogi Bear and his friend Boo Boo Bear, and the third stars Pixie and Dixie and Mr. Jinks. Yogi Bear was the most loved character of the show. He was given his own series in 1961. Hokey Wolf took Yogi's place in the series.

Daws Butler was the voice actor who played Huckleberry Hound, Yogi Bear, Dixie, Mr. Jinks, and Hokey Wolf. Don Messick gave voice to Boo Boo Bear, Ranger Smith, and Pixie. Julie Bennett voiced Yogi's girlfriend Cindy Bear and Doug Young voiced Hokey Wolf's friend Ding-A-Ling.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Musicnotes.com: Huckleberry Hound". musicnotes.com. Madison, WI: Musicnotes, Inc. Retrieved 2008-10-20.
  2. Animation legend William Hanna dies at 90