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Original networkRAI
First shown inCarosello:
1964 - 1970
Original release1975 – 1975

Grisù is the title character of an animated television series of the same name.

The character was created by brothers Nino and Toni Pagot (best known as the creators of Calimero).[1][2] It first appeared in a 1964 black-and-white animated series of commercial shorts for the Mentafredda Caremoli candies, part of the television program Carosello.[1] A television series consisting of 52 episodes with the adventures of Grisù aired for the first time in 1972.[2][3] The character also named a series of book for children.

The protagonist of the series is a young dragon named Grisù that, despite being the youngest of a large breed of dragons, the Draconis, dreams of becoming a firefighter.[3]


  1. ^ a b Marco Giusti. Il grande libro di Carosello. Frassinelli, 2004. ISBN 8876847855.
  2. ^ a b Giorgio Vasta. Die Glasfresser. DVA, 2011. ISBN 364105320X.
  3. ^ a b Daniel Valentin Simion. Il Dizionario dei Cartoni Animati. Anton, 2009. ISBN 9788890390227.