Hong Kong Phooey (TV series)
- 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|
Hong Kong Phooey is an animated American television series produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions for ABC's Saturday morning children's programming. It ran in 1974 and ending in the same year, airing 16 episodes.
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.
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.