Hickory, Dickory, and Doc

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Hickory, Dickory, and Doc
Hickory, Dickory, and Doc
Screenshot from the 1959 cartoon "Space Mouse" featuring Hickory, Dickory, and Doc (art by Walter Lantz Studios).
Walter Lantz Productions / Universal Studios
Animated cartoon
"Space Mouse" (Sep 7th, 1959)
U-103
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Title Hickory, Dickory, and Doc

In the 1959 Universal Studios theatrical short "Space Mouse", producer Walter Lantz introduced three new funny animal cartoon characters: a cat named Doc and two mice named Hickory and Dickory. Hickory, Dickory, and Doc appeared together in two more shorts. Doc subsequently appeared solo in six more cartoons.

Filmography of Hickory, Dickory, and Doc[edit]

# Title Notes Prod. Original airdate
1 "Space Mouse" First appearance of Hickory, Dickory, and Doc. U-103 September 7, 1959
Doc attempts to capture and sell two mice, Hickory and Dickory, to NASA for laboratory tests.
2 "Mouse Trapped" U-104 December 8, 1959
Today on Friday the 13th, the mayor and the police commissioner have proclaimed all black cats a menace to the city's safety and are having them apprehended, including Doc.
3 "Witty Kitty" U-106 January 5, 1960
Two hungry alley cats set up a raffle to con Doc into snatching a turkey from a house watchdog named Cecil. Doc makes a number of unsuccessful attempts to get past Cecil, and Hickory and Dickory only complicate matters.
4 "Freeloading Feline" First appearance of Champ. Available on Woody Woodpecker and Friends, Vol. 11 (DVD; Columbia House Club, July 2004). U-116 June 15, 1960
Doc and Champ trick their way into a penthouse party, where Champ is mistaken for a staff member and prevents Doc from freeloading his way in. The battle between Doc and Champ ultimately leaves the party a shambles.
5 "Tin Can Concert Presents: The Cinderella Overture by Rossini" Champ does not appear in this episode. U-137 October 1, 1961
Doc conducts an all-cat symphony orchestra in a rendition of Gioachino Rossini's Cinderella Overture, all the while disturbing a mouse inside the grandfather clock Doc is using a podium.
6 "Doc's Last Stand" Available on Woody Woodpecker and Friends, Vol. 7 (DVD; Columbia House Club, October 2003). U-139 December 19, 1961
Doc and Champ travel across the Wild West to do some sales business. But Doc has Champ dress up as a lady to satisfy a love-crazed customer.
7 "Pest Of Show" Available on Woody Woodpecker and Friends, Vol. 14 (DVD; Columbia House Club, Autumn? 2004) and Woody Woodpecker Favorites (DVD; Universal, 03/10/2009). U-143 February 13, 1962
Doc prepares Champ for the upcoming dog show that offers a $50,000 prize and a banquet to the winner. Champ wins the prize but Doc ruins his entire banquet.
8 "Punchy Pooch" A.K.A. "Punch Pooch" or "Pouchy Pooch". Available on Woody Woodpecker and Friends, Vol. 12 (DVD; Columbia House Club, Summer? 2004). U-145 September 4, 1962
At a carnival, Doc enters Champ in a boxing match against "The Australian Bounder", a fighting kangaroo. Doc and Champ find out that the kangaroo and his manager don't fight fair.
"Corny Concerto" Available on Woody Woodpecker and Friends, Vol. 14 (DVD; Columbia House Club, Autumn? 2004). U-157 October 30, 1962
Doc and Champ are offered a foot whacking part in a club. Champ becomes a star until he finally won't take it anymore and makes Doc the star instead.

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