Hong Kong Phooey (TV series)
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- This article is about the main TV series. For the main title character, see Hong Kong Phooey (character). For other uses, see Hong Kong Phooey.
|Hong Kong Phooey|
On-screen title card.
|Original release:||September 7–December 21, 1974|
|Run time:||30 minutes|
Joe E. Ross
|Music composed by:||Hoyt Curtin|
|Director(s):||Charles A. Nichols|
The entire series has been released on DVD.
The music was composed by Hoyt Curtin.
- Scatman Crothers as Hong Kong Phooey
- Kathy Gori as Rosemary
- Joe E. Ross as Sergeant Flint
- Don Messick as Spot and the Narrator
In popular culture
- In the Family Guy episode "I Never Met the Dead Man," Peter can't resist the urge to jump into a children's ball pit at Cheesie Charlie's, shouting out "Hong Kong Phooey!" as he does.
- The theme song appears on the Billboard for the Hot 100 Cartoon Songs in The Cleveland Show episode "Harder, Better, Faster, Browner." The writers are also mentioned underneath.
- In The Goldbergs episode "Kara-te," Murray called Barry's karate performance for the talent show a "Hong Kong Phooey act."
Comic Book Men
- "To the Bat Cave:" Walt says his favorite talking dog is Hong Kong Phooey.
- "Dukes of Jersey:" Kevin Smith used Hong Kong Phooey as an example of being a fan of something, but wouldn't be so drastic as to get a tattoo of a show he may later have no interest in.
- "KITT and Caboodle:" Walt mentions how Hong Kong Phooey was created during the kung fu craze of the 1970s.