The New Adventures of Mighty Mouse and Heckle & Jeckle

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The New Adventures of Mighty Mouse and Heckle & Jeckle
GenreCartoon series
Voices ofLou Scheimer
Alan Oppenheimer
Diane Pershing
Frank Welker
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes48
Production
Executive producer(s)Norm Prescott
Lou Scheimer
Producer(s)Don Christensen
Running time30 min.
Production company(s)Filmation
Viacom Productions
DistributorCBS Television Distribution
Release
Original networkCBS
Original releaseSeptember 8, 1979 –
April 8, 1980
Chronology
Preceded byMighty Mouse Playhouse
Followed byMighty Mouse: The New Adventures

The New Adventures of Mighty Mouse and Heckle & Jeckle is an updated version of Mighty Mouse and Heckle & Jeckle cartoons from the 1940s. The television series was produced by Filmation, and aired from 1979 to 1980 on CBS with over 48 episodes produced. It is not to be confused with Mighty Mouse: The New Adventures.

In this show, Oil Can Harry has a bumbling assistant, Swifty, a fat cat that can still run extremely fast.

Voice actors and their characters[edit]

Episodes[edit]

# Title Air Date
1"Wings"September 5, 1979 (1979-09-05)
2"The Star of Cucamonga"September 5, 1979 (1979-09-05)
Pearl has an expensive diamond she wishes to donate to an art museum. Harry decides to steal it for himself, however, and Mighty jumps in to help.
3"No Time for Laughter"September 27, 1979 (1979-09-27)
4"Pearl of the Jungle"September 29, 1979 (1979-09-29)
5"Pheline of the Rock Opera"October 6, 1979 (1979-10-06)
Harry decides to kidnap rock singer Pearl for a million-dollar ransom, but proves to be no match for Mighty Mouse, who arrives just as the trustees are ready to pay the ransom. Swifty, strangely enough, is called "Trustee" in this episode.
6"Ding Dong"October 11, 1979 (1979-10-11)
7"Stop – Pay Troll"October 13, 1979 (1979-10-13)
Mighty Mouse tells a fairy tale to help a crying child go to sleep. In it, he saves Pixie Pureheart (Pearl) from an evil troll (Harry) charging tolls for people to cross his bridge. The troll plans to have Pixie for dinner, literally.
8"Disorient Express"October 15, 1979 (1979-10-15)
Harry and Swifty sabotage the Disorient Express so that they can steal secret plans Pearl is supposed to deliver to a place called Nameless Place. The city is later renamed after Mighty Mouse.
9"Around the World in Eighty Days"October 24, 1979 (1979-10-24)
Oil Can Harry is to be the star of a roast, but the door guard won't let him inside because he has no money to pay for a ticket. Mighty Mouse decides to pay for his ticket, but the roast ended by that point. Guest starring Heckle and Jeckle as the emcees of the roast.
10"Tugboat Pearl"October 24, 1979 (1979-10-24)
11"Gypsy Mice"November 1, 1979 (1979-11-01)
Pearl's family, a bunch of gypsies, tell the story of the legend of a werecat. Meanwhile, Harry, who is the werecat, decides to capture Pearl, but as his real self, he has no memories of what happens when he is the werecat. Mighty Mouse has to do double duty to protect both Pearl from the werecat and the family of gypsy mice from the extra problems.
12"Mouse Race"November 15, 1979 (1979-11-15)
Oil Can Harry and Pearl compete in a car race, while Mighty thwarts Harry's every attempt at cheating.
13"Movie Mouse"November 22, 1979 (1979-11-22)
Harry tries to sabotage Pearl's Cleopatra movie so that his next one will be the big moneymaker, after his previous film was a huge flop.
14"Mousetankamen"November 23, 1979 (1979-11-23)
Oil Can Harry and Swifty awaken a mummy, which captures Pearl. Mighty Mouse saves Pearl and puts the mummy to rest.
15"The Maltese Mouse"November 28, 1979 (1979-11-28)
The Maltese Mouse is a priceless artifact Mighty Mouse donated to the Mouseville Museum, but Harry decides to steal it by lying to Pearl (who runs her own detective agency) about it being stolen by an eccentric millionaire.
16"Rugged Rodent"December 20, 1979 (1979-12-20)
17"Snow Mouse"January 3, 1980 (1980-01-03)
Oil Can Harry tries to cheat in various events of the Winter Olympics, but is thwarted by his bumbling assistant and Mighty Mouse.
18"Catula"January 4, 1980 (1980-01-04)
Harry poses as a vampire in order to put Pearl to rest, only to have Mighty Mouse put him to rest.
19"Captain Nemo-oh-oh"January 24, 1980 (1980-01-24)
Pearl mines an underwater farm for future food sources, while Harry tries to capture her ship and use it to prey on other vessels. As always, it's Mighty Mouse to the rescue.
20"Cat Ness Monster"January 28, 1980 (1980-01-28)
In Scotland, Pearl attempts to film the Cat Ness Monster, which Harry is attempting to pose as in order to kidnap her, steal the treasure found at the bottom of the loch (lake), and continue to scare the mice of Glen Cheddar away. While coming to the rescue, Mighty Mouse meets the real monster, whom the population later accepts as a citizen.
21"Catten Stein"February 24, 1980 (1980-02-24)
Mad scientist Pearl makes a robot patterned after Frankenstein's monster and plans to use it to do good things for all mouse kind. Harry, however, wants the robot to do evil.
22"Cat of the Baskervilles"February 24, 1980 (1980-02-24)
In London, Pearlock Holmes (Pearl) is employed by Sir Henry Baskervilles when a creepy dog infiltrates his house. Harry pretends to be the butler in order to cause even more trouble. It turns out the dog just wanted the hamburger that was inside Harry's pants' pocket. When Mighty Mouse asks if Sir Henry wishes to press charges, he replies that Harry's rehabilitation will work if he continues to take care of the dog.
23"Chapter One"March 1, 1980 (1980-03-01)
This is part of what became the film The Great Space Chase.
24"Chapter Two"March 2, 1980 (1980-03-02)
This is part of what became the film The Great Space Chase.
25"Chapter Three"March 3, 1980 (1980-03-03)
This is part of what became the film The Great Space Chase.
26"Chapter Four"March 4, 1980 (1980-03-04)
This is part of what became the film The Great Space Chase.
27"Chapter Five"March 5, 1980 (1980-03-05)
This is part of what became the film The Great Space Chase.
28"Chapter Six"March 6, 1980 (1980-03-06)
This is part of what became the film The Great Space Chase.
29"Chapter Seven"March 7, 1980 (1980-03-07)
This is part of what became the film The Great Space Chase.
30"Haunted House Mouse"March 8, 1980 (1980-03-08)
Pearl seeks Uncle Greymouse's fortune, which was written to leave everything he owned to an orphan's fund. Harry wants to burn the will in order to take all the inheritance himself. Mighty Mouse ensures Oil Can Harry does not get the money first.
31"Chapter Eight"March 9, 1980 (1980-03-09)
This is part of what became the film The Great Space Chase.
32"Chapter Nine"March 10, 1980 (1980-03-10)
This is part of what became the film The Great Space Chase.
33"Chapter Ten"March 11, 1980 (1980-03-11)
This is part of what became the film The Great Space Chase.
34"Chapter Eleven"March 12, 1980 (1980-03-12)
This is part of what became the film The Great Space Chase.
35"Chapter Twelve"March 13, 1980 (1980-03-13)
This is part of what became the film The Great Space Chase.
36"Chapter Thirteen"March 14, 1980 (1980-03-14)
This is part of what became the film The Great Space Chase.
37"Mouse of the Desert"March 18, 1980 (1980-03-18)
Pearl is an ancient Egyptian queen ruling a peaceful dynasty, but her high priest (Harry) plans to take the throne for himself.
38"Mick Jaguar in Concert"March 22, 1980 (1980-03-22)
After saving Pearl and her TV studio truck from disaster, Mighty Mouse investigates a rock concert involving Mick Jaguar (Oil Can Harry in disguise), and his two talking speakers. It turns out Harry's plan is to enslave the mice and for them to work on his catnip plantation.
39"Chapter Fourteen"March 24, 1980 (1980-03-24)
This is part of what became the film The Great Space Chase.
40"Chapter Fifteen"March 25, 1980 (1980-03-25)
This is part of what became the film The Great Space Chase.
41"Moby Whale"March 29, 1980 (1980-03-29)
Moby Whale is caught by Oil Can Harry and Swifty. Pearl Pureheart gets in trouble while trying to free the whale, and only Mighty Mouse can free her and the whale.
42"Curse of the Cat"April 2, 1980 (1980-04-02)
Oil Can Harry becomes a "Werecat" and threatens Pearl Pureheart. Mighty Mouse saves Pearl and manages to break the curse affecting Oil Can Harry.
43"Chapter Sixteen"April 3, 1980 (1980-04-03)
This is part of what became the film The Great Space Chase. This was the final episode.
44"The Exercist"April 4, 1980 (1980-04-04)
The tale of the Trojan Horse becomes the backdrop as Oil Can Harry tries to capture the city of Queen Pearl Pureheart of Athens. Mighty Mouse's efforts to rescue her accidentally results in inventing all the events eventually used in the Olympic Games.
45"Planks a Lot"April 5, 1980 (1980-04-05)
Treasure hunter Pearl Pureheart seeks the treasure of the Illdo Armada, but pirates Captain Oil Can Harry and Swifty decide to take it for themselves. Meanwhile, a crow keeps fussing at everybody for using the crow's nest on the ship, claiming it's his nest.
46"Gangmouse"April 6, 1980 (1980-04-06)
47"Big Top Cat"April 7, 1980 (1980-04-07)
Harry causes troubles at the circus.
48"Beau Jest"April 8, 1980 (1980-04-08)
Pearl is trying to reach her uncle's military fort, but Harry tries to prevent it. Meanwhile, her uncle keeps throwing fits over people getting his ranking of "Commandante General" wrong.
49"Loco Motivations"April 9, 1980 (1980-04-09)
Pearl and her fellow citizens of an old Western town have a large herd of cattle to ship to Chicago to sell, so that they can earn money to build schools and churches. Harry and Swifty plan to steal the herd, however, and Mighty jumps in just in the nick of time.
50"The Sun Harnesser"April 10, 1980 (1980-04-10)
Professor Archimedes Mouse invents a device to harness the sun's energy to benefit mousekind. Harry tries to steal the device for his own evil gain.
51"Cats and Robbers"April 11, 1980 (1980-04-11)
Harry is a gangster causing troubles all over the city, while Pearl sells apples as a street vendor. Harry's schemes Mighty Mouse must thwart include holding her for ransom (after he ate all her apples and paid her, telling her to keep the change), and blowing up the apartment building on the street corner so that she will have no place to make a living (and so that the mice have no place to live).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Obscure Cartoon Spotlight Episode 6: Quackula". Anime Superhero News. Retrieved 2019-02-19.

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