TV Series | TV-G | | Animation, Comedy, Family
Top Cat is the leader of a group of alley cats, always trying to cheat someone.
The character Benny the Ball was voiced by Maurice Gosfield. He also played Private Duane Doberman on The Phil Silvers Show (1955), which "Top Cat" was based on.
This man has artistic temperament, like Van Gogh. You know, the painter who cut off his ear and sent it to his girlfriend.
Top Cat: Oh, yeah, to ask her why he hadn't heard from her.
In the opening title song "Top Cat" (seen in every episode) the waiter should be shown in front of the lunch box on the table. His torso is behind the box until Top Cat jumps up and runs for the taxi. At that point the waiter "pops" fully in front of the lunch box. This was related by Arnold Stang on the DVD commentary and he was very annoyed (even years later!) that the studio would let such an error occur every week.
The closing credits feature Top Cat returning to his alley and going to bed. The series title also appears on a billboard above the alley.
In Mexico's Spanish dubbed version the name of characters was changed to:
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