Anatole (TV series)

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Anatole
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Anatole titles with Anatole
Genre Children's Television
Country of origin Canada
Original language(s) English, French
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 26
Production
Running time 15 min
Production company(s) Nelvana
Release
Original network CBS
Picture format 4:3
Original release 1998 – 2000
External links
Production website

Anatole is an animated children's television series based on the Anatole book series by Eve Titus. The series tells the story of Anatole, a mouse who lives in Paris. He works as a night watchman in a cheese factory. He has a wife, Doucette and a family of six little mice. The series was craeted by Scottish Television and Nelvana as one of their numerous programmes. It originally aired in 1998, on The CBS Kids Show on CBS and in late-1999 on Premiere 12 (now known as Okto) in Singapore. It re-aired on the US version of Disney Channel from 2001 to 2004. The series re-broadcast in 2009 on STV, a Scottish television station, on their wknd@stv strand - and from 2015 as part of the "Weans' World" block on STV Glasgow and STV Edinburgh.

Characters[edit]

  • Anatole
  • Gaston – Anatole's friend.
  • Doucette – Anatole's wife.
  • Paul – Anatole's oldest son.
  • Paulette – Anatole's oldest daughter.
  • Claude – Anatole's middle son.
  • Claudette – Anatole's middle daughter.
  • Georges – Anatole's youngest son.
  • Georgette – Anatole's youngest daughter.
  • Pamplemousse – Mayor of the mouse village.
  • Edgar
  • Molière
  • Rene
  • Yvette
  • Mayor Soucy
  • Pascal
  • Uncle Louis
  • M. Duval
  • Monsieur Duval
  • Charlemagne the Cat
  • Pierre the Pigeon
  • Otto
  • Gretchen
  • Hans
  • Nathalie
  • Comtesse De Souris
  • Maurice
  • Jacques
  • The Two Crows
  • Nostromo
  • The Bakers
  • Thief
  • Uncle Louis
  • Two weasels
  • Mayor Soucy
  • Pascal

Episodes[edit]

# Title Air Date
1 "Anatole's Parisian Adventure" TBA
Anatole goes with Gaston to the cheese factory solving Mons. Duval's bitter cheese problem and earning himself the position as Vice President of the company.
2 "Sewer Rats" TBA
Paul, Paulette and Claude drift into the sewers, but are rescued by Antatole's friends and a rat named Edgar.
3 "The Mouse Who Cried Wolf" TBA
After a cry wolf case from Claude, Anatole goes to find Doucette, George and Georgette trapped in a toy store while the others return a man his wallet.
4 "Mouse-A-Lisa" TBA
Thieving bakers do a series of art thefts. With help from Claudette's artistic talent, Anatole exposes the thieves to the police.
5 "The Artful Dodger" TBA
The Shadow Thief Elvon is robbing Paris. As a sneaky geezer he gets Paulette to help him out, but Anatole turns the tables on him at his latest robbery.
6 "The Village is Falling" TBA
Humans are digging holes to fix a water pipe. With Molière and the town's help, Anatole and Gaston manage to find it for the humans before they dig up the mouse village.
7 "The High Fliers" TBA
Anatole, Georgette, George and Gaston fix up a kite and fly on it. Two magpies go after the kite and Doucette's homemade medal, but Anatole sorts it out.
8 "The Cheesy Imposter" TBA
Duval's employee Marcel takes credit for Anatole's cheese recipe, but Anatole is able to get his confession and save his livelihood. Meanwhile Paul and Paulette get some cheese from the factory to Mons. Pamplemousse.
9 "The Phantom of the Cheese" TBA
Anatole has a gift for the opera singer Madame Leblanc, but cheese disappears. Anatole finds an singing mouse named Rene. Anatole depends on her to her them recover the cheese from the security guard.
10 "The Night of Lights" TBA
Otto, Gretchen and their boy Hans visit the mouse village in time for the Night of Lights. A fire started by Hans forces the mice to start all over again, but the town forgives him.
11 "Wild Life" TBA
A monster apparently lurks in the park. It turns out to be a Canadian Beaver named Natalie. Anatole and Gaston help Natalie to the Canadian Embassy before she taken back to the petting zoo.
12 "Feline Follies" TBA
A cat show in the park is complicating matters for the mouse village. Comtesse De Souris is escorted by bloodhound while Anatole and Gaston execute a move to repel the cats from the village.
13 "Anatole and the Hunchbat of Notre Dame" TBA
Visiting Gaston's cousin Maurice, Anatole finds that Maurice is being evicted from Notre Dame by a bat named Jacque, but Anatole is able to negotiate with him.
14 "Anatole and the String of Pearls" TBA
15 "The Mousepiece" TBA
16 "Tricky You" TBA
17 "Truffle Treasure" TBA
18 "The Long, Long Night" TBA
19 "Les Mouserables" TBA
20 "Over the Sea" TBA
21 "Anatole and the New Cat" TBA
22 "The Mystery of the Dancing Ghost" TBA
23 "World of Cheese" TBA
24 "Bully for Anatole" TBA
25 "The Perils of Paulette" TBA
26 "My Favourite Mouse" TBA

External links[edit]