The Huckleberry Hound Show

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The Huckleberry Hound Show
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On-screen title card.
Network: NBC
Production company: Hanna-Barbera
Original release: October 10, 1958November 24, 1962
Starring: Daws Butler
Don Messick
Doug Young
Producer(s): William Hanna
Joseph Barbera
Music composed by: Hoyt Curtin
Writer(s): Joseph Barbera
Charles Shows
Dan Gordon
Michael Maltese
Warren Foster
Tony Benedict
Director(s): William Hanna
Joseph Barbera

The Huckleberry Hound Show is an animated American television series produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions for NBC's Saturday morning children's programming. It ran from 1958 to 1962, airing 68 episodes.

The show debuted with segments, Huckleberry Hound, Pixie and Dixie and Mr. Jinks and Yogi Bear, and later, Hokey Wolf.

The series has only been partially released on DVD.

Production

Development

Huckleberry was based on the ]]1953]] Tex Avery cartoon character known as the Southern Wolf from the MGM cartoon, "The Three Little Pups and Billy Boy". Huckleberry's southern drawl and laid back mannerisms were inspired by Southern Wolf.

Segments

Music

The music was composed by Hoyt Curtin.

Episodes

Episode Number Air date
"Huckleberry Hound Meets Wee Willie" 1x01 Week of September 29, 1958
"Lion-Hearted Huck" 1x02 Week of October 6, 1958
"Tricky Trapper" 1x03 Week of October 13, 1958
"Sir Huckleberry Hound" 1x04 Week of October 20, 1958
"Sheriff Huckleberry" 1x05 Week of October 27, 1958
"Rustler Hustler Huck" 1x06 Week of November 3, 1958
"Freeway Patrol" 1x07 Week of November 10, 1958
"Cock-A-Doodle Huck" 1x08 Week of November 17, 1958
"Two Corny Crows" 1x09 Week of November 24, 1958
"Fireman Huck" 1x10 Week of December 8, 1958
"Dragon-Slayer Huck" 1x11 Week of December 15, 1958
"Hookey Daze" 1x12 Week of December 29, 1958
"Skeeter Trouble" 1x13 Week of January 6, 1959
"Sheep-Shape Sheepherder" 1x14 Week of January 19, 1959
"Barbecue Hound" 1x15 Week of January 26, 1959
"Hokum Smokum" 1x16 Week of February 9, 1959
"Bird House Blues" 1x17 Week of February 16, 1959
"Postman Panic" 1x18 Week of February 23, 1959
"Ski Champ Chump" 1x19 Week of March 2, 1959
"Lion Tamer Huck" 1x20 Week of March 10, 1959
"Little Red Riding Huck" 1x21 Week of March 16, 1959
"The Tough Little Termite" 1x22 Week of March 23, 1959
"Ten Pin Alley" 2x01 Week of September 14, 1959

Cast

References