All-New Dennis the Menace

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All-New Dennis the Menace
Also known asThe Incredible Dennis the Menace[1][2]
Created bySean Roche
Robert Shellhorn[3]
Written byHank Ketcham
Sean Roche[4]
Lori Crawford[4]
Directed byRobert Shellhorn
Voices ofAdam Wylie
Jeannie Elias
Dan Gilvezan
Greg Burson
June Foray
Katie Leigh
Anna Mathias
Music byTom Worrall[2]
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes13
Production
Executive producer(s)Andy Heyward[4]
Producer(s)Robert Shellhorn
Kent W. Meredith[4]
Kurt Weldon[4]
Production company(s)DIC Animation City
Reteitalia
Saerom Animation (animation)
Release
Original networkCBS
Original releaseSeptember 18 –
December 11, 1993[2]

All-New Dennis the Menace is an American animated series produced by DIC Animation City, based on the comic strip by Hank Ketcham. It ran from 1993 on CBS, while the 1986 series was still airing on syndication.[5] Much like the latter, All-New was sponsored by General Mills. The same year, a live-action film adaptation of the comic strip was released.

Episode guide[edit]

  1. Brother Rats
  2. Hospitality
  3. It's a Guy Thing
  4. Pains, Trains & Automobiles
  5. Like Master, Like Mutt
  6. Lock, Stock & Grumble
  7. Caution: Boy at Work
  8. Fortune Fix
  9. Navy Destroyer
  10. Pig Out/Yankee Doodle Dennis
  11. Mom's Helper/Battle of the Bonding
  12. Wish You Weren't Here
  13. Dennis the Genius

Voices[edit]

Additional voices[edit]

Music[edit]

The series' opening theme was adapted from the overture to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's opera The Marriage of Figaro.[6][7] The series' score also consists of classical music adaptations from overtures,[4] such as the one from Gioachino Rossini's The Barber of Seville.

Release[edit]

Videotapes with episodes of the show have been released, such as ones by Village Roadshow Entertainment in Australia in the mid-90s.[8][9][3] Magna Pacific released all 13 episodes (except "Pig Out" and "Battle of the Bonding") on three separate region 4 DVD volumes in Australia in 2004,[2][10] but they're deleted and out of print now. In 2006 in the UK, Boulevard Entertainment issues several DVDs each containing 2 episode.

Dennis the Menace: Cruise Control[edit]

In 2002, DIC produced a Television Film as part of their DIC Movie Toons series, titled Dennis the Menace: Cruise Control. It originally premiered on television on Nickelodeon on October 27, 2002,[11][12] and was released on VHS and DVD shortly afterward by MGM Home Entertainment, and later aired internationally on Disney Channel and Toon Disney. Instead of duplicating the look and feel of this show, it harked back instead to the character designs from the better-known 1986 Dennis the Menace series, also produced by DIC. It marks the first Dennis the Menace project released after Hank Ketcham's death on June 1, 2001.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shows A - L". Dicentertainment.com. Archived from the original on 2003-04-02. Retrieved 2019-06-28.
  2. ^ a b c d Leszczak, Bob (2018-08-31). Single Season Sitcoms of the 1990s: A Complete Guide. p. 12. ISBN 978-1476670775. Retrieved 2019-07-09.
  3. ^ a b "View Title". Australian Classification Board. Retrieved 2019-07-10.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Perlmutter, David (2018-05-04). The Encyclopedia of American Animated Television Shows. Rowman & Littlefield. pp. 150–151. ISBN 978-1538103739.
  5. ^ Arnold, Mark (2017-06-15). Pocket Full of Dennis the Menace. ISBN 978-1629331195. Retrieved 2019-07-09. Despite the fact that this animated series was still airing on syndication as part of the Program Exchange, a second animated series was aired in 1993 on CBS [...]
  6. ^ All-New Dennis the Menace (1994 CBS series) Opening Theme, YouTube
  7. ^ Mozart - Marriage Of Figaro - Overture - YouTube
  8. ^ "View Title". Australian Classification Board. Retrieved 2019-07-10.
  9. ^ "View Title". Australian Classification Board. Retrieved 2019-07-10.
  10. ^ "View Title". Australian Classification Board. Retrieved 2019-07-10.
  11. ^ Arnold, Mark (2017-06-15). Pocket Full of Dennis the Menace. ISBN 978-1629331195. Retrieved 2019-07-09. There was also an animated TV-movie called Dennis the Menace: Cruise Control released on October 27, 2002.
  12. ^ "Dennis The Menace: Cruise Control". MGM Movie Database. Archived from the original on 2004-05-06. Retrieved 2019-07-24.

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