Top Cat, known as T.C. to his alley cat friends, is a mischievous prankster who lives in a trash can in the alley ways of New York City. He and his alley-cat cohorts think of get rich schemes and assorted pranks which are mostly involving and aimed at Officer Dibble, their nemesis and friend. T.C. manages to get out of his tight situations with hilarity and charm and even helps Dibble on occasion.

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Type: Animation

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 1961-09-27

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Top Cat is an American animated television series made by the Hanna-Barbera studios that first ran from September 27, 1961 to April 18, 1962 for a run of 30 episodes on the ABC network.

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In one episode of Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C., Gomer is seen in a restaurant reading a Top Cat comic book. Top Cat also made a cameo appearance in one of What a Cartoon! shorts named “Buy One, Get One Free” in a party scene. Top Cat made a cameo appearance in a 2012 MetLife commercial entitled, “Everyone”. Top Cat's theme is featured in The Flintstones episode “Surfin Fred” when Barney and Betty discover that Jimmy Darrock is in fact not a lifeguard. Officer Dibble makes a cameo appearance in The Flintstones episode “Time Machine”, as a policeman in the future, thus returning the favor done in the episode “The Rafeefleas” mentioned above. Top Cat and his gang appeared in Yogi's Ark Lark. While the others don't have dialogue, Top Cat was voiced by Daws Butler while Benny the Ball was voiced by John Stephenson. It was presumed that Arnold Stang wasn't available at the time while Maurice Gosfield was already dead in 1964. In 1985, Top Cat appeared on Yogi's Treasure Hunt with Yogi Bear and other Hanna-Barbera toon stars as the treasure hunt assigner. Officer Dibble made an appearance in the end of the show's episode, “Yogi's Beanstalk” voiced by John Stephenson since Allen Jenkins had died in 1974. In 1987, Hanna-Barbera produced a feature-length television film based on the show titled Top Cat and the Beverly Hills Cats (part of the Hanna-Barbera Superstars 10 film series), in which the gang helps a young girl claim her inheritance. During that time, John Stephenson reprised Officer Dibble while Benny the Ball was voiced by Avery Schreiber. In the Fender Bender 500 segment of Wake, Rattle, and Roll, Top Cat and Choo Choo were one of the racers driving a trash can-modeled monster truck called the Alley Cat. In Yo Yogi!, Top Cat was a teenage cat voiced by Arte Johnson. Even here, he still lives in a trash can. Top Cat was seen in a Cartoon Network Rap in 1995. In the Duck Dodgers episode “K-9 Quarry”, Top Cat was amongst the poached characters on the Alien Hunter's ship. Top Cat, Benny, Spook and Brain made a cameo appearance at the end of The Powerpuff Girls episode “Catastrophe”. They can be seen at the bottom left corner of the screen (although, instead of his hat, Top Cat has a splat of slime on his head). Top Cat was seen briefly driving a motorcycle in the Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends episode “Cheese a go-go”. In the Futurama episode “That Darn Katz!”, a picture of Top Cat is seen. An excerpt from the show appears in the 1982 film Cat People. Top Cat and the gang appear in a third season episode of Harvey Birdman: Attorney at Law, “Mindless,” where Birdman serves as Top Cat's attorney for charges of bookmaking and running an illegal gambling facility. In this appearance Top Cat was voiced by Tom Kenny, while Benny the Ball was voiced by Maurice Lamarche. Top Cat also makes a cameo in the series finale when Birdman is forced to retry all his cases.

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