Droopy, Master Detective

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Droopy, Master Detective
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Network: Fox
Production company: Hanna-Barbera Cartoons
Turner Entertainment Company
Distributor: Turner Broadcasting
Original release: September 11December 3, 1993
Run time: 22 minutes
Starring: Don Messick
Charlie Adler
Frank Welker
Teresa Ganzel
William Callaway
Executive producer(s): Joseph Barbera
Producer(s): Joseph Barbera
Don Jurwich
Larry Huber
Kay Wright
Music composed by: Gary Lionelli
Writer(s): Don Jurwich
Neal Barbera
Director(s): Gordon Hunt (voices)
Don Jurwich (voices)
Kris Zimmerman (voices)
Animation director(s): John Kafka
Robert Alvarez
Don Lusk
Carl Urbano
Ed Love
Allen Wilzbach
Frank Andrina
Joan Drake
Dan Hunn
David Michener
Margeret Nichols
Sam Nicholson
Jay Sarbry
Art Scott
Kent Southworth
Paul Sommer
Joanna Romersa (supervising)
Ray Patterson (supervising)
John Rice (overseas)
Steve Lumley (overseas)
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Droopy, Master Detective is an American animated slapstick comedy TV series produced by Hanna-Barbera Cartoons for Fox's Saturday morning block, Fox Kids. It ran in 1993, airing 13 episodes that spanned one season. It is a spin-off of Tom & Jerry Kids, while also being the first and only full-fledged series based on the Droopy theatrical shorts from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, after having previously appeared in not only in Tom & Jerry Kids, but also backup segments in The Tom and Jerry Comedy Show.

Production

Development

Segments

  • Droopy, Master Detective
  • Screwball Squirrel

Music

The theme song and music were composed by Gary Lionelli, with the former having lyrics written by Joseph Barbera. Bodie Chandler was director of music production.

Episodes

Title Number Original air date
"Droopy's Deep Sea Mystery" / Screwball Squirrel: "How Can I Miss You If You Won't Go Away?" / "Droopy and the Case of the Missing Dragon" 1x01 September 11, 1993
"The Babyman Bank Heists" / Screwball Squirrel: "Dweeble's Night Out" / "The Deep Space Chase" 1x02 September 18, 1993
"Round 'Em Up Bub" / Screwball Squirrel: "A Screwball Romance" / "The Case of the Snooty Star" 1x03 September 25, 1993
"The Monster Mob" / Screwball Squirrel: "Everybody Out" / "Sherlock Droopy" 1x04 October 2, 1993
"Queen of the Mutant Weirdo Vampires" / Screwball Squirrel: "Screwball Snowballs" / "Shadowman and the Blue Pigeon" 1x05 October 9, 1993
"Dueling Detectives" / Screwball Squirrel: "Squirrelicus Obnoxiousness" / "Sherlock Droopy Gets Hounded" 1x06 October 16, 1993
"Droopy and the Cyberdolts" / Screwball Squirrel: "Pickax Max" / "Hey! Where's Arnold" 1x07 October 23, 1993
"Auntie Snoople" / Screwball Squirrel: "Demolition Disorder" / "Mushu McWolf" 1x08 October 30, 1993
"Return of the Yolker" / Screwball Squirrel: "A Chip Off the Old Blockhead" / "Mighty McWolf" 1x09 November 6, 1993
"Sheep Thrills" / Screwball Squirrel: "Screwball Out West" / "The Maltese Fossil" 1x10 November 13, 1993
"Deep Swamp Droopy" / Screwball Squirrel: "Dog Breath Dweeble" / "Hogs Wild" 1x11 November 20, 1993
"The Case of Pierre le Poulet" / Screwy Squirrel: "Comotion on the Ocean" / "Alligator Droopy" 1x12 November 27, 1993
Wild Mouse: "Primeval Prey" / Screwball Squirrel: "Dweeble's Worst Nightmare" / Lightning"Battle of the Super Squirrels" 1x13 December 4, 1993

Cast

References