Talk:The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show/archive1

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Well, yes, there are squirrels, and there are flying squirrels, and there are squirrels who fly. Rocky belongs to groups 1 & 3... <G> -- Someone else 01:26 Mar 28, 2003 (UTC)~

I changed the phrase that read " agents of the fictitious Warsaw Pact satellite state of Pottsylvania". Saying that Pottsylvania was in the Warsaw Pact seems imposing too much of our world on to Rocky & Bullwinkle's world. (If Warsaw Pact membership was ever actually mentioned in an episode of the show, I will recant.) Certainly there was a suggestion of Eastern Europe, Boris Badinov had a pseudo-Slavic name, but Fearless Leader was an Erich von Stroheim charicature of an evil World War I German officer. Pottsylvania seems more of a generic archetypical enemy of the USA. -- Infrogmation 17:04 12 Jun 2003 (UTC)

Style of quotations

I styledited the quotes errrr.. Memorable Lines section. Various styles are available (as you know). But it's each leads to difficulty visually determining where quoted section ends and a new one begins. Examples:

Styles investigated


This style leads to difficulty described above.

  • Character 01: "Line 1"
  • Character 02: "Line 2"
  • Character 11: "Line 1"
  • Character 12: "Line 2"


Somewhat better to read, although leads to same issue.

Character 01: "Line 1"
Character 02: "Line 2"
Character 11: "Line 1"
Character 12: "Line 2"

Combination bullet with indentation

This style seems to solve the issue. Yes?

  • Character 01: "Line 1"
Character 02: "Line 2"
  • Character 11: "Line 1"
Character 12: "Line 2"


This is successful, but the downfall is line length and real estate (space). Also, an editor would need to realize not everyone has a screen resolution of 1280x1024/1024x768/800x600x640x480 (cringe)!

Character 01: "Line 1"
Character 02: "Line 2"
Character 11: "Line 1"
Character 12: "Line 2"

Guy M (talk) 11:57, Feb 27, 2005 (UTC)

Other Stuff

Was the local paper the Picayune Intelligencer? (Does anyone care?) Trekphiler 01:57, 18 December 2005 (UTC)

Fanmail from some flounder?

One of my favorite lines from the show is "fanmail from some flounder? I think it was in the opening or the credits, anyone know which? Should it or other parts of the opening or credits be included? Paul August 06:41, 30 December 2005 (UTC)

It was part of one of the transitions to a commercial... AnonMoos 22:12, 24 October 2006 (UTC)

Trivia (nes game)

There's a nintendo entertainment system game too, might be good if it was mentioned under "other media".

Other Segments

Not mentioned in the "Other Segments" portion of the entry is the series of segments in which a young man is trying to get away from a long-winded world-traveler who has an endless stock of stories about escaping from one or another near-death adventures. As I recall, they were set in the gentleman's library and always started with the young man saying, "Really, Professor, I must be going--" and the Professor, obliviously, would say, "Did I ever tell you about the time I . . . ?" and then would launch into another improbable story. I don't remember the title of the series, but it was featured at least as often as the others mentioned. --Soybomb 20:57, 21 July 2006 (UTC)

  • So ends the brag of McBragg. It was a steroetypical retired British Army officer who would recount his improbable adventures in the jungles of India or darkest Africa, and so on. Darcyj 10:25, 29 July 2006 (UTC)

That was part of "Tennessee Tuxedo and his tales"- another Jay Ward show.Saxophobia 11:01, 23 August 2006 (UTC)

Fractured Fairy Tales

It was like my favorite segment. I'm not sure I should spin it off into its own article, but I thought I'd ask if anyone doing so would be acceptable? It seems like there was a book of them.--T. Anthony 06:36, 20 October 2006 (UTC)

Wrong acronym

I just watched one of the first 8 episodes of the show and it seems Peabody's device is called the "Waybac Machine" not "WABAC." I'm not going to change it because it could have been a fluke.

Episode count

The infobox lists 98 episodes - the count for the "Bullwinkle Show" syndication package, not the entire run of the franchise. The rest of the box is clearly referring to the full show, so does anybody know the corresponding episode count? ShaleZero 15:29, 2 April 2007 (UTC)

Background Quote

Would this work as an acceptable source for the quote listed as needing a citation? FatBurger 22:36, 25 April 2007 (UTC)

Episode list

We need to get an episode list going! The tough part will be figuring out which of the two series each episode originally aired on. --Hotdoglives 04:01, 8 May 2007 (UTC)

What killed the show??

I'd been told that the show was canceled beacuse the content was "too political". Elsewhere I'd heard that a Russian ambassador saw an episode in Japan and got angry about the Boris Badnoff portrayal. Can anyone substantiate this? —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 02:35, August 29, 2007 (UTC)

Now you're here, heh, what a world.

If you want back the camera case, meet us back at the school in the front field at 8:30. Yes, we know it's a collabrative day. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 02:14, 11 October 2007 (UTC)

Gamma Productions

My understanding has always been that Jay Ward was absolutely opposed to Mexican production. "The Moose that Roared" covers this (and just about everything else about R&B in great detail.) This point needs to be double-checked. WilliamSommerwerck (talk) 18:46, 9 February 2008 (UTC)

Fair use rationale for Image:Rocky bullwinkle tracks.jpg

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BetacommandBot (talk) 05:02, 21 January 2008 (UTC)