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Archie's TV Funnies

Archie's TV Funnies is a Saturday morning cartoon animated series produced by Filmation. Based on the Archie Comics, created by Bob Montana in 1941, debuted on CBS in September 1971 and lasted for one season.

List of Episodes[]

  1. "Circus"     - September 11, 1971
  2. "Bank Robbery" - September 18, 1971
  3. "Coach Kleats Climbs Mount Riverdale" - September 25, 1971
  4. "Escaped Hippo" - October 2, 1971
  5. "Flying Saucer" - October 9, 1971
  6. "The Ghost of Swedlow Swamp" - October 16, 1971
  7. "Mom's Chicken Sickle Stand" - October 23, 1971
  8. "Mount Riverdale Woods" - October 30, 1971
  9. "Opening of New Fully-Automated Dept. Store" - November 6, 1971
  10. "Our Town, Riverdale" - November 13, 1971
  11. "Outside Interference" - November 20, 1971
  12. "The Reggie Game" - November 27, 1971
  13. "Reggie's Soap Opera" - December 4, 1971
  14. "Riverdale Talent Tournament" - December 11, 1971
  15. "Rodney Rinkydink" - December 18, 1971
  16. "Wacky Races, Archie Style" - December 25, 1971

Comic strips featured (as introduced in the opening sequence)[]

  • Dick Tracy
  • The Captain and the Kids
  • Emmy Lou
  • Nancy (and Sluggo)
  • The Dropouts
  • Moon Mullins
  • Smokey Stover
  • Broom-Hilda

Some of the above featured comic strips were later adapted again as part of The Fabulous Funnies, another Filmation production.


  • Directed by: Hal Sutherland
  • Animation Directors: Rudy Larriva, Don Towsley, Anatole Kirsanoff, Robert McKimson
  • Additional Director: David Detiege
  • Co-Director: Gerry Chiniquy
  • Supervising Animator: Amby Paliwoda
  • Production Manager: Rock Benedict
  • Written by: Jim Ryan, Bill Danch, Ken Sobol, David Detiege, John Dunn, Jack Enyart, Hal Geer, Michael Joens
  • Storyboard: Sherman Labby, Mike O'Conner, Dale Hale, Oscar Dufau
  • Art Director: Don Christensen
  • Key Assistants: Mike Hazy, Bill House
  • Layout: Alberto de Mello, Kay Wright, Sylvia Mattinson, John F. McGuire, Tom Ferriter, Ray Jacobs, Glenn Schmitz, Tom Knowles, Wes Herschensohn, Z. Jablecki, Adam Szwejkowski, Robert Givens
  • Director of Color: Ervin Kaplan
  • Background Artists: Paul Xander, Maurice Harvey, Pat Keppler, Phil Lewis, Bill Loudenslager, Richard Thomas
  • Animators: Bob Bransford, Jim Brummett, Lars Calonius, Ken Champin, Gerry Chiniquy, Jim Davis, Otto Feuer, Ed Friedman, Dick Hall, Lee Halpern, Lavere Harding, Lou Kachivas, Bob Matz, Norm McCabe, Bill Nunes, Casey Onaitis, Jack Ozark, Manuel Perez, Bill Pratt, Virgil Raddatz, Ed Rehberg, Len Rogers, Virgil Ross, Louise Sandoval, Larry Silverman, Hank Smith, Ed Solomon, Ralph Somerville, Reuben Timmins, Art Vitello, Russ Von Neida, Lou Zukor
  • Assistant Animators: Bill Exter, Mike Houghton, Terry Lennon, Jane Nordin, Sonja Ruta, Susan Sugita, Allen Wade, Ed Wexler, Dick Williams
  • Checking Supervision: Marion Turk, Jane Philippi
  • Animation Checking: Dora Yakutis
  • Xerography and Paint Supervision: John Remmel, Betty Brooks
  • Ink and Paint: C&D Ink and Paint Service · Charlotte Armstrong
  • Camera Services: Nick Vasu, Inc. · Thomas Baker, Mark Henley
  • Camera Supervision: Sergio Antonio Alcázar
  • Camera: Ray Bloss, R.W. Pope, John Aardal
  • Editorial Supervision: Joseph Simon
  • Film Editor: Jim Champin
  • Sound Effects Editor: Jim Graziano
  • Film Co-Ordinator: June Gilham
  • Voices: Dominic Bradford, Peter Broderick, Kathy Buch, Ike Eisenmann, John Erwin, Glenn Gilger, Dallas McKennon, Howard Morris, Diane Murphy, Jason Naylor, Jane Webb
  • "Funnies" Background Music by: Jeff Michael, George Blais
  • Music Arranged and Conducted by: Dean Elliott
  • Publisher: Shermley Music Co. A.S.C.A.P.
  • Music and Sound Effects: Horta-Mahana Corp.
  • Musicians: Ethmer Roten · Flute
  • Color by Technicolor®
  • The characters in "Archie's T.V. Funnies" are copyrighted by:
  • © Archie Comic Publications, Inc.: "Archie"
  • © Chicago Tribune - New York News Syndicate: "Dick Tracy" (and related characters)
  • © United Features Syndicate Inc.: "Captain and the Kids" · "Emmy Lou" · "The Dropouts" · "Nancy and Sluggo"
  • © Chicago Tribune: "Broom Hilda" · "Moon Mullins"
  • © New York News Inc.: "Smokey Stover"
  • "Archie" Created by: John Goldwater · for the Archie Comic Books Series
  • Associate Producer: Jean H. MacCurdy
  • Executive Producer: Hal Geer
  • Produced by: Lou Scheimer · Norm Prescott
  • Produced by Filmation Associates
  • © Filmation 1971