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Touché Turtle and Dum Dum

Touché Turtle and Dum Dum (pronounced too-shay turtle) is one of the segments from The New Hanna-Barbera Cartoon Series, produced by Hanna-Barbera in 1962.

This show was originally on the The New Hanna-Barbera Cartoon Series along with Wally Gator and Lippy the Lion & Hardy Har Har.

History

Touché Turtle (voiced by Bill Thompson) and Dum Dum (voiced by Alan Reed) were a pair of heroic fencers who battle villains and heroically saves kings, queens, maidens and others in distress. Touché was the brave and dashing leader, whereas Dum Dum was more of a simple minded follower. Brandishing his trusty sword and exclaiming his catchphrase "Touché and away!"

During the run of the show Touché Turtle used a standard fencing foil as a weapon. But in the opening title sequence, Touché Turtle used a firehose against a firebreathing dragon and a fencing foil made of a nonconductive material against a sentient lightning bolt.

Episode list

1962

  • Whale Of A Tale (originally from 1960)
  • Zero Hero
  • Dilly Of A Lilly
  • Missing Missile
  • Lake Serpent
  • You Bug Me
  • Roll A Ghoster
  • Giant Double Header
  • Loser Takes All
  • Takes Two To Tangle
  • Mr Robots
  • Touché At Bat
  • Billy The Cad
  • Dog Daze
  • Ant And Rave
  • Black Is The Knight
  • Dragon Along
  • Satellite Fright
  • Sheepy Time Pal
  • Hex Marks The Spot
  • Catch As Cat Can
  • Sea For Two
  • High Goon
  • Grandma Outlaw
  • Duel Control

1963

  • Rapid Rabbit
  • Thumb Hero
  • Kat Napped
  • Romeo, Touché, and Juliet
  • The Big Bite
  • Flying Saucer Sorcerer
  • Aladdin's Lampoon
  • Haunting License
  • The Phoney Phantom
  • Touché's Last Stand
  • Chief Beef
  • Like Wild, Man
  • Dum De Dum Dum
  • Et Tu Touché?
  • Dragon Feat
  • Red Riding Hoodlum
  • Dough Nuts
  • Save The Last Trance For Me
  • Waterloo For Two
  • Robin Hoodlum
  • The Shoe Must Go On
  • Quack Hero
  • Aliblabber And The Forty Thieves
  • Out Of This Whirl
  • Hero On The Half Shell
  • Tenderfoot Turtle
  • Peace & Riot

Stations

Alphabetized by city.

Touché Turtle and Dum Dum in other languages

Other Appearances

  • Touché Turtle and Dum Dum appeared in Yogi's Ark Lark and it's spin-off series Yogi's Gang. In those appearances, Touché Turtle was voiced by Don Messick while Dum Dum had no dialogue.
  • Don Messick also voiced Touché Turtle in Yogi's Treasure Hunt.
  • Dum Dum appeared in the Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law episode "Mindless" voiced by Maurice LaMarche. When Evelyn Spyro Throckmorton was prosecuting Dum Dum about what happened on the morning of the 24th, Mentok got bored and switched Spyro's mind with a dog recessing the trial since prosecuting dogs aren't allowed in court. Dum Dum also appeared in the video game adaption.

References

  • Browne, Dan. "Touche Turtle According to Wingnut." WingutToons. 30 March, 2006
  • "Touche Turtle." Cartoon Legends. Pure Imagination. 30 March, 2006

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