Atom Ant (segments)

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This article is about the segments. For other uses, see Atom Ant.
Atom Ant
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The style used for each episode's title card.
Network: NBC
Production company: Hanna-Barbera
Original release: October 2, 1965October 15, 1966

Starring: Howard Morris
Don Messick
Producer(s): William Hanna
Joseph Barbera
Music composed by: Ted Nichols
Writer(s): Tony Benedict
Warren Foster
Dalton Sandifer
Michael Maltese
Director(s): William Hanna
Joseph Barbera
Animation director(s): Charles A. Nichols

Atom Ant is a series of animated segments as part of The Atom Ant/Secret Squirrel Show, produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions for NBC's Saturday morning children's programming debuting. It ran from 1965 to 1966, airing 26 episodes that spanned two seasons.

The entire series is available on DVD.




The music was composed by Ted Nichols, who was credited as musical director.


Episode Number Original air date
"Up and Atom" 1x01 October 2, 1965
"Crankenshaft's Monster" 1x02 October 9, 1965
"Gem-A-Go-Go" 1x03 October 16, 1965
"Ferocious Flea" 1x04 October 23, 1965
"Rambling Robot" 1x05 October 30, 1965
"Nobody's Fool" 1x06 November 6, 1965
"Atom Ant Meets Karate Ant" 1x07 November 13, 1965
"Fastest Ant in the West" 1x08 November 20, 1965
"Mistaken Identity" 1x09 November 27, 1965
"How Now Bow Wow" 1x10 December 4, 1965
"Dragon Master" 1x11 December 11, 1965
"The Big Gimmick" 1x12 December 18, 1965
"Super Blooper" 1x13 December 25, 1965
"Wild, Wild Ants" 1x14 January 1, 1966
"Dina-Sore" 1x15 January 8, 1966
"Amusement Park Amazement" 1x16 January 15, 1966
"Bully for Atom Ant" 1x17 January 22, 1966
"Termighty Mean" 1x18 January 29, 1966
"Nine Strikes You're Out" 1x19 February 5, 1966
"Go West, Young Ant" 1x20 February 12, 1966
"Knight Fight" 2x01 September 10, 1966
"Pteraducktyl Soup" 2x02 September 17, 1966
"Up in the Air Squares" 2x03 September 24, 1966
"Mouser-Rouser" 2x04 October 1, 1966
"Killer-Diller Gorilla" 2x05 October 8, 1966
"Rock-a-Bye Boo-Boo" 2x06 October 15, 1966