Monchhichis

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Monchhichis
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On-screen title card.
Network: ABC
Production company: Hanna-Barbera
Distributor: Worldvision Enterprises
Original release: September 10December 3, 1983
Run time: 22 minutes
Starring: Bobby Morse
Ellen Gerstell
Laurel Page
Frank Welker
Hank Saroyan
Frank Nelson
Sidney Miller
Bob Argost
Peter Cullen
Laurie Faso
Executive producer(s): William Hanna
Joseph Barbera
Producer(s): George Singer
Music composed by: Hoyt Curtin
Writer(s): Dick Robbins
Bryce Malek
Director(s): Oscar Dufau
George Gordon
Carl Urbano
John Walker
Rudy Zamora
Gordon Hunt (voices)

Monchhichis is an American animated fantasy-comedy television series produced by Hanna-Barbera (H-B) for ABC's Saturday morning children's programming. It ran in 1983, airing 13 episodes that spanned one season. It was based on the Japanese line of dolls released by Sekiguchi Corporation, who licensed them to Mattel to be released in the United States. It was originally packaged as part of The Monchhichis/Little Rascals/Richie Rich Show, but it was short-lived due to low ratings.

The entire series has been released on DVD.

Production

Development

Casting

Music

The music was composed by Hoyt Curtin, with musical supervision from Paul DeKorte.

Episodes

Title Number Air date
"Tickle Pickle" 1x01 September 10, 1983
"Tootoo Trouble" 1x02 September 17, 1983
"Double Play" 1x03 September 24, 1983
"Swamp Secret" 1x04 October 1, 1983
"Dueling Wizzars" 1x05 October 8, 1983
"Thumkii's Pet" 1x06 October 15, 1983
"Misfit Grumplin" 1x07 October 22, 1983
"Jingle Pods" 1x08 October 29, 1983
"Moncho's Gift" 1x09 November 5, 1983
"Cloud City" 1x10 November 12, 1983
"Helpless Hero" 1x11 November 19, 1983
"Grumpstaff Grief" 1x12 November 26, 1983
"Charm Alarm" 1x13 December 3, 1983

Cast

References