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Alternate Title: Ben Franklin

Show Opening (Ben Franklin) (1959) - Peabody's Improbable History Cartoon Episode Guide Show Opening

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  • Peabody's Improbable History Cartoon Episode GuideEpisode GuideTelevisionSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • Jay Ward Productions
  • Cartoon Characters: Mr. Peabody, Sherman, Benjamin Franklin, Newsboy, Orphanage Man, Judge, Publius Maximus.
  • Voice Actors: Bill Scott, Walter Tetley, Paul Frees.
  • Directed By Gerard Baldwin, Frank Braxton, Pete Burness, Sal Faillace, Paul Harvey, Jim Hiltz; more Directors More Directors...
  • Produced By Jay Ward, Bill Scott, Ponsonby Britt O.B.E.
  • Animated By Bob Bachman, Howard Baldwin, Herman Cohen, Phil Duncan, Bob Goe, Fred Madison, Bob Maxfield, Gary Mooney, Barrie Nelson, Jack Schnerk, Rod Scribner, Alan Zaslove.
  • Music: Sheldon Allman.
  • Editor: Skip Craig, Roger Donley.
  • First Aired on September 15, 1959.
  • Originally Aired on NBC Television NBC-TV (USA).
  • Running Time: 4 minutes.
  • Color
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:


The origins of Mr. Peabody and the WABAC machine: Mr. Peabody finds Sherman in the street being beaten up by some bigger boys. At first, he doesn't think that he's...  (more)

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Alternate Title: "Ben Franklin."

This is the first episode of the series, and has different opening music from other episodes (music from "The Adventures of Bullwinkle and Rocky"...  (more)

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