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‘Secret Squirrel’ was a popular cartoon character produced by Hanna-Barbera and also the name of his segment in The Atom Ant/Secret Squirrel Show, which came out in 1965. He was presented with their own show on saturday morning TV in 1966, called The Secret Squirrel Show. Secret and his partner Morocco Mole (that appeared very much like Peter Lorre) fought criminals while using ultimate artillery – corny humor. Armed with only a purple hat and a white coat covering many different odd secret weaponry, Secret Squirrel – sometimes known as SS or maybe Secret Agent 000 – rounded up the most fiendish bad guys in the world on behalf of the Double-Q Agency in Great Britain. Alongside one another the heros evaded such villains as Yellow Pinky (whose name in some manner didn’t instill just as much dread Goldfinger), and while James Bond steered clear of from getting caught by using a laser beam embedded in his wrist watch, Secret Squirrel used a far more high technology tactic – a pair of scissors he had hidden beneath his hat. He first made an appearance as half of The Atom Ant/Secret Squirrel Show in back in 1965. Just after about a season together, the 2 title characters parted ways to superstar in their own personal self-titled TV shows.

The 30 minute The Secret Squirrel Show included 3 specific cartoon clips: “Secret Squirrel”, “Squiddly Diddly” and “Winsome Witch”. Secret Squirrel first appeared in a prime-time animated special titled The World of Secret Squirrel and Atom Ant, which was shown on the NBC on 12 September, in 1965. But only a year later, ant and Secret Squirrel noticed they proved helpful better as a team, and so The Atom Ant/Secret Squirrel Show was put together for a last run. The series would merely last until 1968, however SS wasn’t done gracing the small monitor.Around twenty five years later, the nutty agent can be found in all-new episodes on HB’s Two Stupid Dogs, along with Morocco Mole as well as a bull superior. He served as a secret agent (the designation was “Agent 000”), taking instructions from his boss, called Double-Q. SS ended up being assisted in his ventures by fez-wearing sidekick, Morocco Mole. The two fought against crime and bad criminals making use of crafty and a selection of secret agent gizmos, such as a machine gun cane, a set of firearms retained within SS’s coat, plus a number of devices concealed under his hat (that Secret hardly ever took of).

SS’s persistent arch-enemy is Yellow Pinkie, who is a parody of Auric Goldfinger from Goldfinger and Kasper Gutman coming from The Maltese Falcon. The final bunch of episodes brought in Hy-Spy, the expert technical study of criminals. The shorts had been a mocking of the then-popular secret agent category, with many of his shorts’ components satirizing those of the James Bond films. In 1994, Secret began showing up in some new cartoons among the Two Stupid Dogs shows. It was named “Super-Secret Secret Squirrel” that has been voiced by Jess Harnell. A fresh identity in “Super-Secret Secret Squirrel” was a girl squirrel called Penny (who has a big crush on Secret). In the show called Queen Bea, Penny grew to become Secret’s love interest when she endeavors to combat Queen Bea for his love. At the conclusion of this episode, Secret cuddles both Penny and also Morocco Mole saying that he adores all his buddies.