On a Hound

The Original Opening

Huckleberry is usually associated with a type of blueberry. Well, at least this weekend’s classic cartoon honoree is blue – but a blue dog – Huckleberry Hound

Mild-mannered blue dog speaking with a southern draw who worked different job and loves singing Oh My Darling, Clementine

69 original episodes between October 2, 1958 – April 24, 1962

Hanna-Barbera’s second animated series (Ruff and Ready was the first)

First animated series nominated for an Emmy Award (1961)

Antagonist include Crazy Coyote, Powerful Pierre, and Dinky Dalton

Other characters in the Huckleberry Hound Show include Pixie, Dixie, Mr. Jinks, Yogi Bear, Boo Boo, Hokey Wolf, and Ding-a-Ling

Voiced by Daws Butler

Show title in other languages includes Dom Pixote, Pes Filipes, Hakki-koira, Foxi Maxi, Akilli Bidik, and Braccobaldo Bau

Also appeared in Yogi’s Gang, Laff-A-Lmpics, and other post-classic shows

Mentioned in songs by George Clinton (Atomic Dog) and Janis Joplin (Easy Rider)

Classic Gag

Later Opening

A Tribute