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The Mr. Men Show (1997 TV series)
|The Mr. Men Show|
|Created by||Phil Roman|
|Country of origin||Canada
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||39 regular episodes, 1 special|
|Executive producer(s)||Adam Hargreaves|
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Telegenic Programs
Breakthrough Films and Television
Mr. Showbiz Productions
|Distributor||The Summit Media Group|
|Original network||Playhouse Disney|
|Picture format||480i SDTV|
|Original release||September 15, 1997 (1997-09-15) –
June 6, 1999 (1999-06-06)
The Mr. Men Show is a Canadian/American remake of the British series, Mr. Men and Little Miss. It is virtually identical to the original British version, apart from the added live-action skits, actors and actresses, theme song, and credits. Its original air was in Canada. It aired in the United States started in the fall of 1997, syndicated by The Summit Media Group. In the Canadian/American version, there were live-action characters called "the Mr. Men Players", including the News Lady (with her sophisticated accent), the Game Show Guy, a carpenter with his assistant, and a mad scientist with her assistant, among others.
The re-dubbed episodes of Mr. Men and Little Miss later appeared on their own on Cartoon Network's preschool-aimed program Small World, which showcased animation from around the world, albeit with the intro and end credits completely removed.
The Mr. Men Players
- Len Carlson - Game Show Guy
- Catherine Disher - Hostess, Mad Scientist
- Neil Crone - Pal
- Peter Keleghan - Caveman
- Ron Rubin - Buddy, Assistant Scientist
- Alyson Court - Newslady
- Len Carlson - Mr. Tickle, Mr. Greedy, Mr. Sneeze, Mr. Topsy-Turvy, Mr. Uppity, Mr. Daydream, Mr. Noisy, Mr. Funny, Mr. Chatterbox, Mr. Fussy, Mr. Dizzy, Mr. Strong, Mr. Grumpy, Mr. Clumsy, Mr. Quiet, Mr. Worry, Mr. Nonsense, Mr. Skinny, Mr. Clever, Mr. Perfect, Mr. Cheerful, and Additional Voices
- Alyson Court - Little Miss Sunshine, Little Miss Trouble, Little Miss Magic, Little Miss Late, Little Miss Chatterbox, Little Miss Dotty, Little Miss Fickle, Little Miss Tidy, Little Miss Brainy, Little Miss Fun, and Additional Voices
- Neil Crone - Mr. Nosey, Mr. Bump, Mr. Messy, Mr. Silly, Mr. Small, Mr. Jelly, Mr. Lazy, Mr. Bounce, Mr. Impossible, Mr. Rush, Mr. Mischief, Mr. Busy, Mr. Grumble, and Additional Voices
- Catherine Disher - Mr. Muddle, Little Miss Naughty, Little Miss Neat, Little Miss Tiny, Little Miss Helpful, Little Miss Shy, Little Miss Splendid, Little Miss Scatterbrain, Little Miss Giggles, Little Miss Twins, Little Miss Lucky, Little Miss Contrary, Little Miss Busy, Little Miss Wise, Little Miss Stubborn, Little Miss Curious, Little Miss Somersault, and Additional Voices
- Judy Marshak - Little Miss Bossy, Little Miss Greedy, Little Miss Star, and Additional Voices
- Ron Rubin - Narrator, Mr. Happy, Mr. Forgetful, Mr. Mean, Mr. Tall, Mr. Wrong, Mr. Slow, Mr. Brave, and Additional Voices
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