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Alternate Title: Dig: A Journey Into The Earth

Dig (Dig: A Journey Into The Earth) (1972) - Hubley Studios Cartoon Episode Guide Dig

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  • Hubley Studios
  • Animated Characters: Rocco, Adam, Mother, Earl of Limestone, Pre-Cambrian Rocks, Uncle Igneous, Aunt Sedimentary, Cousin Metamorphic.
  • First Aired in 1972.
  • Running Time: 30 minutes.
  • Color
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Alternate Titles:

Alternate Title: "Dig: A Journey Into The Earth."

Cartoon Production Information:

The first network Saturday morning animated cartoon special, this aired from noon to 12:30 p.m., pre-empting a rerun of The Monkees.

Intended as one of three programs on the earth around us, it was the only one to have been completed.

Most of the animation was done by Tissa David and Johnny Gentilella. Phil Duncan, Vinny Bell and Chuck Harriton also contributed considerably.

Traditional, Hand-drawn Animation.

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My father recorded this back in the early 80's and I recently found the cassette. I've uploaded it to youtube for posterity's sake.

I've tried to submit a video link to, but they don't respond. Here's...  (read more)

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Thank-you thank-you thank-you to this website for giving reality to this vaguest of memories I've carried from the age of 6. I remember a talking white? rock and something falling down a large hole in the ground, the word "DIG", and being...  (read more)

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Impressionable cartoon

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So...there is someone else out there who remembers this animation! I can't remember anything about the cartoon except that the boy and his dog were being led down a large hole by a talking rock and the music (what ever it was) made enough of an impression...  (read more)

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this thing aired, apparently in place of the Monkees, so it seems.

I remember it airing, and knew it wasn't supposed to be there. A boy and his dog met talking rocks, about four of them.

I suppose they were...  (read more)

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