DePatie-Freleng has made several TV specials during the years. Their most memorable ones were the Dr. Seuss specials.

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Goldilocks and the Three Bears
April 7, 1970; Aired on NBC

Starring: Bing Crosby with Kathryn Crosby, Nathaniel Crosby and Mary Francis Crosby as "Goldilocks"
Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman
Animation Supervision: Lee Mishkin
Co-Producers: Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman
Associate Producer: Walter N. Bien
Written by A.J. Carothers
Produced by David H. DePatie & Friz Freleng
Directed by Marc Breaux
Musical Director: Doug Goodwin
Director of Photography: Roy W. Seawright
Film Editors: Lee Gunther, Anthony Milch
Assistant Director: Raoul Pagel
Script Supervisor: Dorothy Aldrin
Sound: Brad Trask
Makeup: Dan Greenway
Hair Stylist: Betty Pedretti
Property Master: Ronald DeWay
Voices: Paul Winchell, Avery Schreiber
Production Design: Tom Yakutis
Character Design: Al Wilson, Marty Murphy
Animation: Warren Batchelder, Manny Gould, Jim Hiltz, Ed Love, Robert Taylor, Lloyd Vaughan, Xenia
Backgrounds: Richard Thomas, Mary O'Loughlin, Tom O'Loughlin
Animation Camera: John Burton Jr.
Title Design: Arthur Leonardi
Production Supervisor: Jim Foss
Production Coordinator: Harry Love
Special Optical Effects: Vand De Veer Photo Effects
Re-recording by Producer's Sound Service


The Cat in the Hat March 10th, 1971 ; Aired on CBSVoice of the Cat: Allan Sherman
Music by Dean Elliott
Production Design by Maurice Noble
Directed by Hawley Pratt
Produced by Chuck Jones, Ted Geisel
Executive Producers: David H. DePatie, Friz Freleng
Animation: Hal Ambro, Warren Batchelder, Manny Gould, George Nicholas, Manny Perez, Phil Roman, Robert Taylor, Don Williams
Layout: Robert Givens, Dick Ung
Background: Richard H. Thomas
Camera: John Burton Jr., Ray Lee
Film Editing: Lee Gunther, Roger Donley
Production Supervision: Jim Foss
Production Coordinator: Harry Love
Voices: Daws Butler (spelt "Dawes"), Pamelyn Ferdin, Tony Frazier, Gloria Camacho, Thurl Ravenscroft, Lewis Morford
The Songs: Lyrics by Dr. Seuss; Music by Dean Elliott
Music Conducted by Eric Rogers
Music Recording Engineer: Eric A. Thomlinson
Storyboard by Chuck Jones
Teleplay by Dr. Seuss

NOTE: The production originally began at Chuck Jones' MGM Animation studio, but the production was completed at DePatie-Freleng.


The Lorax
February 14th, 1972 ; Aired on CBS

Introduced by Eddie Albert
Voice Characterizations by Bob Holt Music by Dean Elliott
Production Design by Maurice Noble
Directed by Hawley Pratt
Produced by Friz Freleng and Ted Geisel
Executive Producer: David H. DePatie
Animation: Warren Batchelder, John Gibbs, Manny Gould, Bob Matz, Bob Richardson, Robert Taylor, Dick Thompson, Don Williams
Voices: Athena Lorde, Harlen Carraher
Backgrounds: Richard H. Thomas
Camera: John Burton Jr., Larry Hogan, Ray Lee
Film Editing: Lee Gunther, Joe Siracusa, Rick Steward
Executive In Charge of Production: Stan Paperny
Production Supervision: Harry Love
The Songs: Lyrics by Dr. Seuss; Music by Dean Elliott
Production Mixer: Steve Orr
Teleplay by Dr. Seuss
Storyboard by Irv Spector


Clerow Wilson and the Miracle of P.S. 14
November 12th, 1972 ; Aired on CBS

Director: Corny Cole Voices: Flip Wilson, Richard Wyatt Jr., Vivan Bonnett, Kenney Ball, Philip Brown, Larry Oliver Music: Doug Goodwin Executive Producers: David H. DePatie, Friz Freleng

NOTE: The second cartoon to feature black characters in prime time.


Luvcast U.S.A.
January 6th, 1973 ; Aired on ABC

Executive Producers: David H. DePatie, Friz Freleng


The Incredible, Indelible, Magical Physical, Mystery Trip
February 7th, 1973 ; Aired on ABC

Created by Guy Fraumeni
Teleplay by Larry Spigel
Produced by David H. DePatie, Friz Freleng
Directed by Herbert Klynn
Live Action Sequences Directed by Jim Gates
Cast: Hal Smith (Uncle Carl), Kim Richards (Missey), Michael Link (Joey)
Voice Characterizations: Peter Broderick (Joey), Kathy Buck (Missey), Len Maxwell (All Other Voices)
Music and Lyrics Composed and Written by Edward Newmark
Music Arranged and Conducted by J. Billy Ver Paland
Technical Consultants: Joseph Corey M.D., Glenn Leach Ph.D., Arlene Olsen
Live Action Sequences in Association with The Showorks, Ltd.
Executive in Charge of Production: Stanley E. Paperny
Production Supervisor: Harry Love
Storyboard and Production Design: Gary Lund, Roy Morita, Barry Goldberg, Rosemary O'Connor
Background Design: Gary Lund, Richard H. Thomas
Animation: Don Williams, Fred Madison, Manny Gould, Ken Walker, Bob Richardson, Bob Bransford, Jim Davis, Bob Bemiller, Ken Muse, John Freeman, Frank Gonzales, Reuben Timmons, Barney Posner, Bill Ackerman
Editorial Supervisor: Lee Gunther
Film Editors: Rick Steward, Joe Siracusa, Roger Donley, Allan Potter
Animation Photography: John Burton Jr., Larry Hogan, Ray Lee
A DePatie-Freleng Production in Association with Sienna Productions NOTE: First appearance of Timer.

This aired as part of the ABC Afterschool Special series.

This special combined live-action with animation.


Dr. Seuss on the Loose
October 15th, 1973 ; Aired on CBS

Production Design by Maurice Noble
Directed by Hawley Pratt
Produced by Friz Freleng and Ted Geisel
Executive Producer: David H. DePatie Animation: John Gibbs, Bob Matz, Bob Richardson, Dick Thompson, Don Williams, Fred Madison, John Freeman, Bob Bransford, Bob Bemiller
Voices: Allan Sherman, Hans Conried, Paul Winchell, Bob Holt
Backgrounds: Richard H. Thomas
Camera: John Burton Jr., Larry Hogan, Ray Lee
Film Editing: Allan Potter, Joe Siracusa, Rick Steward
In Charge of Production: Lee Gunther
Music by Dean Elliott
Teleplay & Lyrics by Dr. Seuss
Storyboard by Bob Richardson

NOTE: This special contains three separate stories - "The Sneetches", "The Zax", and "Green Eggs and Ham".


The Bear Who Slept Through Christmas
December 17th, 1973 ; Aired on NBC

Starring: Tom Smothers with Arte Johnson and Barbara Feldon
Written by Larry Spiegel
Written by John Barrett
From an Original Story by John Barrett
Directed by Hawley Pratt, Gerry Chiniquy
Voice Characterizations: Robert Holt, Kelly Lange, Michael Bell, Casey Kasem, Caryn Paperny
Production Mixer: Steve Orr
Music and Lyrics: Doug Goodwin
Production Design: Roy Morita, Dick Ung
Storyboard: Bob Richardson, Charlie Hayward
Backgrounds: Richard H. Thomas, Mary O'Loughlin
Animation: Bob Matz, John Freeman, John Gibbs, Tom Ray, Don Williams, Ken Walker, Norm McCabe, Art Leonardi, Bob Bransford, Jim Davis, Glenn Schmitz, Bob Richardson
In Charge of Production: Lee Gunther
Film Editing: Bob Gillis, Rick Steward, Joe Siracusa, Allan Potter, Roger Donley
Camera: Larry Hogan, Ray Lee, John Burton Jr.
Executive Producer: Norman Sedawie
Produced by David H. DePatie and Friz Freleng


Clerow Wilson's Great Escape
April 3rd, 1974 ; Aired on NBC

Director: Corny Cole Voices: Flip Wilson
Music: Doug Goodwin
Executive Producers: David H. DePatie, Friz Freleng


The Magical Mystery Trip Through Little Red's Head
November 11th, 1974 ; Aired on ABC

Voices: Leonard Weinrib, Sarah Kennedy
Executive Producers: David H. DePatie, Friz Freleng


The Hoober-Bloob Highway
February 19th, 1975 ; Aired on CBSVoice Characterizations by Bob Holt
Directed by Alan Zaslove
Produced by Friz Freleng and Ted Geisel
Executive Producer: David H. DePatie
Animation: Bob Richardson, Don Williams, Norm McCabe, Warren Batchelder, Nelson Shin, Bob Matz, Bob BeMiller, Brenda Banks, Bob Bransford, Ruth Kissane, John Freeman
Additional Voices: Hal Smith
Backgrounds: Richard H. Thomas, Gloria Wood
Layout: Dick Ung
Sequence Director: Gerry Chiniquy
In Charge of Production: Lee Gunther
Camera: John Burton Jr., Hogan-Lee Images
Film Editing: Rick Steward
Music by Dean Elliott
Teleplay & Lyrics by Dr. Seuss
Production Design by Roy Morita
Storyboard by Rosemary O'Connor, Chris Jenkyns


The Tiny Tree
December 14th, 1975 ; Aired on NBC

Buddy Ebsen as Squire Badger Theme Songs Sung by Roberta Flack
Music and Lyrics: Johnny Marks
Executive Producers: David H. DePatie, Friz Freleng
Created, Directed, and Produced by Chuck Couch
Animation: Bob Richardson, John Gibbs, Nelson Shin, Ed Love, Rudy Zamora, Brad Case, Richard Trueblood, Ruth Kissane, Volus C. Jones
Effects Animation: Joan Swanson
Voice Characterizations: Paul Winchell, Frank Welker, Allan Melvin, Cherilyn Parsons, Hettie Lynne Hurtes, Stephen Manley, Lucille Bliss, Janet Waldo
Music Supervisor: Dean Elliott
Theme Songs Produced and Arranged by Roberta Flack and Leon Pendarvis
Music Conducted by Eric Rogers
Character Design: Louis Schmitt, Sophie Quinn, Trudy Philion
Story Development: Bob Ogle, Lewis Marshall
Production Design: Roy Morita, Dick Ung, Jan Green
Camera: John Burton Jr., Larry Hogan, Ray Lee
In Charge of Production: Lee Gunther
Film Editing: Bob Gillis, Joe Siacusa, Rick Steward, Roger Donley, Ron Fedele
Production Mixer: Steve Orr
Music Mixer: Eric Tomlinson

NOTE: Emmy Award Nominee - Outstanding Individual Achievement in Any Area of Creative Technical Crafts


My Mom's Having a Baby
February 16th, 1977 ; Aired on ABC

Director: Larry Elikann
Story: Susan Fichter Kennedy, Elaine Evans Rushnell
Music: Dean Elliott
Produced by >David H. DePatie, Friz Freleng, Robert Chenault

NOTE: Combination of live action and animation.


Bugs Bunny's Easter Special April 7, 1977; Aired on CBSExecutive Producer: Hal Geer
Supervising Director: Friz Freleng
Sequences Directed by Friz Freleng, Chuck Jones, Robert McKimson
Voice Characterizations: Mel Blanc
The Voice of Granny: June Foray
Animation, Stories, Backgrounds, Layouts and Artwork by Members of the Motion Picture Screen Cartoonists Local 839
Easter Story Written by Friz Freleng and David Detiege
Directed by Robert McKimson, Gerry Chiniquy
Easter Sequences Animation: Don Williams, Nelson Shin, Bob Richardson, Norm McCabe, Bob Matz, Warren Batchelder, Bob Bemiller, Bob Bransford, John Gibbs
Easter Sequences Layouts: Bob Givens
Backgrounds: Richard H. Thomas
Editor: Rick Steward
Title Design by Arthur Leonardi
Music: Doug Goodwin, Milt Franklyn (spelled as "Franklin"), William Lava, Carl Stalling, John Seely
"Mister Easter Rabbit": Music by Maddy Russell, Words by Jack Segal
Easter Sequences Produced by DFE Films


Halloween is Grinch Night
October 29th, 1977 ; Aired on ABC

Featuring the Voice Of Hans Conried
Music: Joe Raposo
Produced by Ted Geisel
Executive Producers: David H. DePatie, Friz Freleng
Directed by Gerard Baldwin
Teleplay and Lyrics by Dr. Seuss
Orchestra Conducted by Eric Rogers
Graphic Design: Roy Morita, Bob Dranko
Animation: Lee Mishkin, Don Williams, Rudy Zamora, Chrystal Russell, Willy Pyle, John Gibbs, Fred Helmick, Bob Matz
Film Editors: Bob Gillis, Joe Siracusa, Rick Steward
Backgrounds: Richard H. Thomas
Assistant Director: Barry Bunce
Voices: Hal Smith, Gary Shapiro, Irene Tedrow, Jack DeLeon, Henry Gibson
In Charge of Production: Lee Gunther
Camera: Ray Lee, Ralph Miglior, Bob Mills
Sound by Producer's Sound Service, Inc.

NOTE: Emmy Award Winner - Outstanding Children's Special


Pink Panther in "A Pink Christmas"
December 7th, 1978 ; Aired on ABC

Teleplay by John W. Dunn, Friz Freleng
Story Adapted from O'Henry's "The Cop and the Anthem"
Produced by David H. DePatie, Friz Freleng
Directed by Bill Perez
Music by Doug Goodwin
Pink Panther Theme by Henry Mancini
Conducted by Eric Rogers
Songs Sung by The Children of Saint Michaels Day School Choir - Studio City, California
Under the Direction of Bob Grabeau and Joyce Goodwin
"Yule Tide Spirit": Lyrics by Johnny Bradford; Music by Doug Goodwin
"Jolly Holiday", "Wonderful Wintertime": Lyrics & Music by Doug Goodwin
Music Mixer: Eric Thomlinson
Graphic Designer: Paul Julian
Backgrounds: Paul Julian, Consuelo Julian
Animation: Warren Batchelder, Bob Matz, Art Davis, Tom Ray, Malcolm Draper, Nelson Shin, John Gibbs, Don Williams, Art Leonardi, Art Vitello
Film Editors Supervised by Robert Gillis
Film Editors: David H. DePatie Jr., Richard Corwin, Richard Gannon
Music Editor: Joe Siracusa
In Charge of Production: Lee Gunther
Camera Supervised by Raymond Lee
Cameramen: John Cunningham, Gary Gunther, Robert Mills, Steven Wilzbach
Sound by Producer's Sound Service, Inc.


Bugs Bunny's Looney Christmas Tales
November 27, 1979 ; Aired on CBS

"Bugs Bunny" Sequences Produced and Directed by Friz Freleng
"Road-Runner" Sequence Produced and Directed by Chuck Jones
Voice Characterizations: Mel Blanc
Written by Friz Freleng, John Dunn, Chuck Jones, Tony Benedict
Sequence Directors: Tony Benedict, David Detiege, Bill Perez, Art Vitello
Layout: Don Foster, Ric Gonzales, Roy Morita, Martin Strudler
Animators: Irv Anderson, Warren Batchelder, Bob Bransford, Malcolm Draper, Mark Kausler, Ruth Kissane, John McGuire, Phil Monroe, Tom Ray, Virgil Ross, Benny Washam, Don Williams
Music Composed by Doug Goodwin
Additional Voices: June Foray
Executive Producer: Hal Geer
Film Editors: Robert Gillis, Rich Harrison, Richard Gannon
Music Editor: Joe Siracusa
Backgrounds: Richard H. Thomas, Ron Dias, Dennis Durrell
Animation Camera: Ted Bemiller, Raymond E. Lee
"Bugs Bunny's Looney Christmas Tales" Produced by DePatie-Freleng Enterprises, Inc . and Chuck Jones Enterprises
In Association with Warner Bros. Animation Inc.


Pink Panther in "Olym-Pinks"
February 22nd, 1980 ; Aired on ABC

Produced by David H. DePatie, Friz Freleng
Directed by Friz Freleng
Written by Friz Freleng, John Dunn, David Detiege
Sequence Directors: Gerry Chiniquy, Art Davis, Art Leonardi
Music by Screen Music West
Composer: Rob Walsh
Orchestration: Don McGinnis
Pink Panther Theme by Henry Mancini
Graphic Design: Ric Gonzales, Martin Strudler
Backgrounds: Richard H. Thomas
Animators: Warren Batchelder, Bob Matz, Tom Ray, Bob Bransford, Don Williams, Art Vitello, Nelson Shin, Bob Bemiller, Malcolm Draper
Film Editors: Robert Gillis, Richard Gannon
Music Editor: Joe Siracusa
In Charge of Production: Lee Gunther
Camera Supervised by Raymond E. Lee
Cameramen: Robert Mills, Steven Wilzbach, Gary Gunther, John Cunningham
Sound by Producers' Sound Service, Inc.

NOTE: Emmy Award Nominee - Outstanding Animated Program.


Daffy Duck's Easter Show April 1st, 1980 ; Aired on NBCWritten by Friz Freleng, Tony Benedict, John Dunn
Voice Characterizations: Mel Blanc
Produced by David H. DePatie, Friz Freleng
Directed by Friz Freleng
Sequence Directors: Tony Benedict, Gerry Chiniquy, Art Davis, David Detiege
Layout: Martin Strudler, Jesse Santos
Animators: Frank Andrina, Colin Baker, Warren Batchelder, Bob Bemiller, Bob Bransford, Roger Chiasson, Jim Davis, Malcolm Draper, Al Giavoto, John Gibbs, Lee Halpern, Chuck Harvey, Bob Kirk, Bob Matz, Tom Ray, Nelson Shin, Art Vitello, Don Williams
Music Composed by Harper MacKay
In Charge of Production: Lee Gunther
Production Manager: Kathy Condon
Film Editor: Robert Gillis
Music Editor: Joe Siracusa
Backgrounds: Richard H. Thomas
Animation Camera: Raymond E. Lee, Robert Mills, Gary Gunther, Steven Wilzbach, Ron Jackson, John Cunningham, Warren Taylor
Additional Voice: Nancy Wible
Executive Producer: Hal Geer


Where Do Teenagers Come From?
May 5th, 1980 ; Aired on ABC

Director: Larry Elikann
Music: Doug Goodwin, Eric Rogers
Executive Producers: David H. DePatie, Friz Freleng

NOTE: Combination of live action and animation.


Pontoffel Pock, Where Are You?
May 2nd, 1980 ; Aired on ABC

Produced by Ted Geisel
Executive Producers: David H. DePatie and Friz Freleng
Directed by Gerard Baldwin
Teleplay and Lyrics by Dr. Seuss
Music by Joe Raposo
Graphic Design: Roy Morita, Barrington Bunce, Robert Dranko
Animation: Don Williams, Art Vitello, Malcom Draper, John Gibbs, Bob Matz, Nelson Shin, Warren Batchelder, Norm McCabe, Tom Ray, Bob Bransford, Lee Halpern, Bob Richardson, Brenda Banks
Film Editor: Robert Gillis
Music Editor: Joe Siracusa
Backgrounds: Richard H. Thomas
Voices: Ken Lundie, Joe Raposo, Wayne Morton, Hal Smith, Sue Allen, Don Messick
In Charge of Production: Lee Gunther
Camera by Raymond E. Lee, Steven Wilzbach, Robert Mills, Gary Gunther
Sound by Producer's Sound Service Inc.

NOTE: Emmy Award Nominee - Outstanding Animated Program.


Dennis the Menace in "Mayday for Mother"
May 8th, 1981 ; Aired on NBC

Created and Written for Television by Hank Ketcham
Produced by David H. DePatie and Friz Freleng
Directors: Bob Richardson, David Detiege, Cullen Houghtaling, Art Leonardi, Nelson Shin, Art Vitello
Layout: Ric Gonzalez, Martin Strudler
Voice Talents Of: Nicole Eggert, Kathy Garver, James Hackett, Bob Holt, Elizabeth Kerr, Larry D. Mann, Joey Nagy, Herbert Rudley, Seth Wagerman, Nancy Wible
Music Composed by Joe Raposo
Conducted by Eric Rogers
In Charge Of Production: Lee Gunther
Production Manager: Kathy Condon
Film Editor: Robert Gillis
Music Editor: Joe Siracusa


The Pink Panther in "Pink At First Sight"
May 10th, 1981 ; Aired on ABC

Written by Owen Crump and D.W. Owen
Produced by David H. DePatie Directed by Bob Richardson
Based on the David H. DePatie - Friz Freleng Animated Character
Sequence Directors
: Nelson Shin, Art Vitello
Music by Steven DePatie
Pink Panther Theme by Henry Mancini
Lyrics by Owen Crump, D.W. Owen
Production Design: Martin Strudler
Layout: George Goode, John Gibbs, Mario Piluso
Voice Talents of Frank Welker, Marilyn Schreffler, Hal Smith, Brian Cummings, Weaver Copeland
Animation: John Gibbs, Nelson Shin, Norm McCabe, Lee Halpern, Jim Davis, Bob Bransford, Tom Ray, Al Wilzbach, Lloyd Vaughan, Joe Roman, Ruth Kissane, Bob Bemiller, Malcom Draper, Norton Virgien, Bill Hutten
In Charge of Production: Lee Gunther
Production Manager: Kathy Condon
Film Editors: Robert Gillis, Richard Gannon
Music Editor: Joe Siracusa
Camera Effects: John Burton Jr.

NOTE: Production completed at Marvel Productions.


The Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Hat
May 20th, 1982 ; Aired on ABC

Written by Dr. Seuss
Produced by Ted Geisel and Friz Freleng
Executive Producer: David H. DePatie
Directed by Bill Perez
Teleplay and Lyrics: Ted Geisel
Music: Joe Raposo
Graphic Design: Ira Turek, Roy Morita
Background: Allison Julian, Andrew Phillipson, Dennis Venizelos
Checking: Jan Adams, Armand Shaw, Natalie Shirpser
Animation: Warren Batchelder, Tom Ray, Oliver Callahan, Morey Roden, John Gibbs, Bob Richardson, Lee Halpern, Virgil Ross, Bob Kirk, Ken Walker, Bob Matz, Don Williams, Norm McCabe
Assistant Animators: Dorris Bergstram, Grinny Parmelo, Holly Forsyth, Raul Salaiz, Burt Nedall
Film Editors: Robert T. Gillis, Jim Blodgett, Richard Gannon
Music Editor: Joe Siracusa
Camera Effects: John Burton, Jr.
Special Music: Joe Siracusa
Voice Talents of: Mason Adams, Bob Holt, Frank Welker, John Eich
In Charge of Production: Lee Gunther
Production Manager: Kathy Condon

NOTE: Production completed at Marvel Productions.

Emmy Award Winner - Outstanding Animated Program; Outstanding Individual Achievement (Animated Programming)