Dumb and Dumber (TV series)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Dumb and Dumber
Dumb & Dumber Cartoon Title.jpg
Format Animated series, Comedy
Based on Dumb and Dumber by Peter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly, and Bennett Yellin
Written by Brent Aspland
Steve Bluestein
Ben Hurst
Len Janson
Billy Kimball
Ken Koonce
Glenn Leopold
Philip Murphy
Chris Parrish
David Reynolds
Jason Butler Rote
Michael Ryan
Sib Ventress
Bennett Yellin
Michael Merton
Voices of Matt Frewer
Bill Fagerbakke
Tom Kenny
Bronson Pinchot
Kath Soucie
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 13
Production
Executive producer(s) William Hanna
Joseph Barbera
Sasha Emerson
Robert Friedman
Sherry Gunther
Producer(s) Byron Vaughns
Running time 22 minutes
Production company(s) Hanna-Barbera Productions
New Line Television
Broadcast
Original channel ABC
Original run October 28, 1995 (1995-10-28) – February 3, 1996 (1996-02-03)

Dumb and Dumber: The Series is a Hanna-Barbera-produced animated series based on the hit 1994 comedy film of the same name. The animated series premiered in 1995 on ABC. The cartoon revolves around the continued misadventures of Lloyd and Harry after reacquiring their dogshaped van now named "Otto". It also features a new character, Kitty, a female pet purple beaver who appears to be smarter than both men. It is the final Hanna-Barbera-produced show to premiere on ABC and one of the last Saturday morning cartoons on the network not associated with The Walt Disney Company.

Matt Frewer provided the voice of Lloyd Christmas (Jim Carrey's character in the movie), while Bill Fagerbakke voiced the character of Harry Dunne (Jeff Daniels' character in the movie). The animated series was written by Bennett Yellin, co-writer of the original film. The series was cancelled after one season. It aired in reruns on Cartoon Network after its cancellation. In Britain the series was screened on the Cartoon Network before receiving terrestrial airings on Channel 4 (unlike The Mask: Animated Series and Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, two other shows based on a film starring Jim Carrey, both of which were shown by the BBC).

A tape containing some episodes of the show, including Dumb Luck, was released in Australia and Russia in the 1990s, but in the United States, there were never any tapes of the show released on home video.

Cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

  1. Otto’s Best Friend (October 28, 1995)
  2. Dumb Luck / Dumbbells (November 4, 1995)
  3. Top Dumbs (November 11, 1995)
  4. Dixie Dolts / Neither Rain Nor Sleet Nor Dumbness (November 18, 1995)
  5. Horse Non-sense / Senseless in Seattle / Mmm, Cheesy (November 25, 1995)
  6. Movers and Breakers / To Bee Or Not To Bee (December 2, 1995)
  7. Dream a Little Scream / Speed and Speedier (December 9, 1995)
  8. Santa Klutz / Hole in Something (December 16, 1995)
  9. Brain, Brain, Go Away (January 6, 1996)
  10. Home Cookin’ (January 13, 1996)
  11. Bootcampers / Overbite in Paradise (January 20, 1996)
  12. Chipped Dip / Laundryland Lunacy (January 27, 1996)
  13. Harry Canary / Alienated (February 3, 1996)

Downloadable episodes[edit]

All 13 episodes of the series are available for download on Amazon Instant Video and iTunes.

External links[edit]