To Catch a Thief

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To Catch a Thief
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Ed finds the extra money Marge had.
Premiere date: August 5, 1970
Writers: Harvey Bullock
Ray Allen
Iwao Takamoto
Directors: William Hanna
Joseph Barbera
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"To Catch a Thief" is the sixth episode of Where's Huddles? season one. It aired on August 5, 1970 on CBS. It was written by Harvey Bullock, Ray Allen and Iwao Takamoto, and directed by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera.

Ed stumbles upon some extra money in the drawer and assumes that Marge was using his money when she had her own, so Ed uses it to buy a sports jacket. But when returning to the house, he not only discovers that the money was saved up for him, but also finds out that Marge found the money missing and thinks a thief took it.

Detailed summary

Memorable quotes

Bubba: I'll be as quiet as a mouse, yes sir, quiet as a mouse...
Ed: Fine.
Bubba: Hey Ed what's the hole in the wall for, huh what's it for.
Ed: I'm going to put an air conditioner in, and I could also use it to throw a noisy mouse out.


Character debut Speaking debut Ep. debut No lines Mentioned

In order of appearance:

Character Actor
Ed Huddles Cliff Norton
Bubba McCoy Mel Blanc
Fumbles Don Messick
Claude Pertwee Paul Lynde
Beverly Don Messick
Marge Huddles Jean Vander Pyl
Penny McCoy Marie Wilson
Pom Pom Huddles Jean Vander Pyl
Freight Train Herb Jeffries
Coach MadDog Alan Reed
Sales clerk Don Messick
Cop Unavailable
Francis X Pertwee the DA
George Don Messick
George's wife Jean Vander Pyl
People at the bar N/A
Slippery Charlie John Stephenson




  • Football
  • Money


  • Huddles' car
  • Pertwee's Cannelloni DTG




The music was composed by Hoyt Curtin.


Dates are in order of release:

  • United States: August 5, 1970 on CBS

Behind the scenes

  • It was mentioned that Bubba's birthday was ten months away from Ed's birthday, meaning Bubba was born in July.
  • Pertwee comes from a family of black belts.


Critical reception

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