The Impossibles (segments)

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This article refers to the TV series. For the group, see The Impossibles.
The Impossibles
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On-screen title card.
Network: CBS
Production company: Hanna-Barbera
Distributor: Taft Broadcasting
Original release: September 10, 1966January 7, 1967


Starring: Paul Frees
Don Messick
Hal Smith
Producer(s): William Hanna
Joseph Barbera
Music composed by: Hoyt Curtin
Writer(s): Michael Maltese
Jack Hanrahan
Eddie Brandt
Phil Hahn
Director(s): William Hanna
Joseph Barbera

The Impossibles is a series of action/adventure segments of Frankenstein Jr. and the Impossibles, produced by Hanna-Barbera (H-B) for CBS' Saturday morning children's programming. It ran from 1966 to 1967, airing 18 episodes that spanned one season.

Production

Development

The show was originally going to be titled "The Incredibles." This is shown in this concept art. The name would later be used for the Pixar franchise of the same name.

There were also plans for a soundtrack album featuring the songs performed by the band. It never got past a test pressing featuring "Hiddy Hiddy Hoo" and "She Couldn't Dance."

Casting

Music

The music was composed by Hoyt Curtin.

Episodes

Title Number Original air date
"The Bubbler" / "The Spinner" 1x01 September 10, 1966
"The Perilous Paper Doll" / "Beamatron" 1x02 September 17, 1966
"The Burrower" / "Timeatron" 1x03 September 24, 1966
"Smogula" / "The Sinister Speck" 1x04 October 1, 1966
"Fero, the Fiendish Fiddler" / "Mother Gruesome" 1x05 October 8, 1966
"Televisatron" / "The Diabolical Dauber" 1x06 October 15, 1966
"Aquator" / "The Wretched Professor Stretch" 1x07 October 22, 1966
"The Devilish Dragster" / "The Return of the Spinner" 1x08 October 29, 1966
"Satanic Surfer" / "The Puzzler" 1x09 November 5, 1966
"The Scheming Spraysol" / "The Scurrilous Sculptor" 1x10 November 12, 1966
"The Artful Archer" / "The Insidious Inflator" 1x11 November 19, 1966
"The Dastardly Diamond Dazzler" / "The Return of the Perilous Paperman" 1x12 November 26, 1966
"Cronella Critch the Tricky Witch" / "The Terrible Twister" 1x13 December 3, 1966
"Professor Stretch Bounces Back" / "The Terrifying Tapper" 1x14 December 10, 1966
"The Anxious Angler" / "The Rascally Ringmaster" 1x15 December 17, 1966
"Billy the Kidder" / "The Fiendish Dr. Futuro" 1x16 December 24, 1966
"The Crafty Clutcher" / "The Infamous Mr. Instant" 1x17 December 31, 1966
"The Bizarre Batter" / "The Not So Nice Mr. Ice" 1x18 January 7, 1967

Cast

References