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Boss Cat

“PROVIDING IT’S WITH DIGNITY.” That’s that sorted. Let neither the 64kbps quality sound nor the oddly scratchy titles with big name change slide cutting off the end of the opening dim the allure of this SILVERS-inspired raw fish-munching alley cat and assorted low life friends, who displayed a lot less intelligence than the title song gave them credit, constantly attempting to outwit Officer Dibble, who was rather sanguine about it all considering. Never really shone in Yogi’s Treasure Hunt, though.



  1. Tom Ronson

    March 25, 2022 at 2:53 pm

    Something’s telling me Top Cat was one of the late Eddie Large’s numerous ‘not quite there, needs some work’ impressions. Eric Morecambe famously imitated him whilst sparring with John Thaw in the ’76 Christmas Eric and Ern show.

  2. Richardpd

    November 4, 2023 at 11:39 am

    Like the Flintstones this was aimed at adults as much as children.

    The BBC seemed to have purchased a bulk amount of repeat rights as this was common CBBC fare well into the 1990s along with Yogi Bear, who surprisingly doesn’t have an entry here in spite to being one of the more popular H-B characters.

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