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Augie Doggie and Doggie Daddy

Augie Doggie and Doggie Daddy
Written by Michael Maltese
Directed by Joseph Barbera
William Hanna
Voices of Daws Butler
Doug Young
Theme music composer Joseph Barbera
William Hanna
Composer(s) Hoyt Curtin, Capitol Hi-Q Library
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 3
No. of episodes 45
Producer(s) Joseph Barbera
William Hanna
Production company(s) Hanna-Barbera
Original release September 19, 1959 (1959-09-19) – October 20, 1962 (1962-10-20)

Augie Doggie and Doggie Daddy are Hanna-Barbera cartoon characters who debuted on The Quick Draw McGraw Show and appeared in their own segment of that show.


  • Summary 1
  • Theme song 2
  • Character information 3
    • Augie Doggie 3.1
    • Doggie Daddy 3.2
  • Episode list 4
  • In other languages 5
  • Later appearances 6
  • Video game 7
  • See also 8
  • References 9
  • External links 10


The segments centered around the misadventures of a dachshund father-and-son team. Doggie Daddy (voiced by Doug Young) tried to do the best he could at raising his rambunctious son Augie (voiced by Daws Butler). Augie, who loved his father, would often refer to him as "dear old Dad." Their mutual admiration included Daddy gently chiding, "Augie, my son, my son", when he would disappoint his father; and when his son would say or do something that inspired pride, Daddy would turn to the audience and say with a grin, "Dat's my boy who said dat!"

The segments and characters were similar to the Spike and Tyke cartoons William Hanna and Joseph Barbera produced during their theatrical animation careers at MGM in the 1940s and 1950s.[1]

Theme song

A 45rpm record released at the height of the show's popularity featured the show's theme song. The lyrics included this chorus: "Augie Dog was feeling sad 'till he learned from Doggie Dad-- Ears can flop and tails can wag--flippity, floppity, wiggeldy, waggeldy-- All of your troubles away."

Character information

Augie Doggie

A highly spirited pup who's motivated by his desire to fulfill his ambitions as well as making his father proud. Possessing some knowledge in science and the ability to converse with animals, Augie would often capitalize if his father's attempts in tasks are in vain.

Doggie Daddy

A strict smooth-talking parent, Doggie Daddy does everything to judge what's best for them which can be too much to Augie's displeasure sometimes. Despite his strictness, he has a warm personality and would ultimately agree to his son's wishes. Doug Young voiced Doggie Daddy as a Jimmy Durante impersonation.[2]

Episode list

Title Synopsis Release Date
1 "Fox Hound Hounded Fox" Tired of getting small toy foxes for his birthday every year, Doggie Daddy allows Augie to go into the woods for a real one. 19 September 1959
2 "Watch Dog Augie" Augie is permitted by his father to guard their home for one night. 26 September 1959
3 "Skunk You Very Much" Augie befriends a skunk, much to his father's dislike. 1 October 1959
4 "In The Picnic Of Time" An ant takes a beating from Doggie Daddy, then decides to assemble some troops to get back at him. 10 November 1959
5 "High & Flighty" Augie comes up with a flying saucer and heads into orbit. 6 December 1959
6 "Nag, Nag, Nag" Augie wants to keep a horse at home but his father is reluctant. 13 December 1959
7 "Talk It Up Pup" For unknown reasons, Augie won't speak to his father. 1 January 1960
8 "Tee Vee Or Not Tee Vee" A neighborhood child challenges Augie if his father ever starred on television. Doggie Daddy goes for it. 8 January 1960
9 "Big Top Pop" Augie decides to live a life in the circus. His father then follows. 15 January 1960
10 "Million Dollar Robbery" Augie steals a sack of cash from a bank to pay his father's bills, or so Doggie Daddy thinks. 11 February 1960
11 "Pup Plays Pop" Augie Doggie and Doggie Daddy exchange roles. 18 February 1960
12 "Pop's Nature Pup" Augie and his father go camping. 25 February 1960
13 "Good Mouse Keeping" The duo tries to get rid of an annoying mouse from their home. 11 March 1960
14 "Whatever Goes Pup" Doggie Daddy drinks a potion made by his son and starts to become airborne. 18 March 1960
15 "Cat Happy Pappy" Doggie Daddy teaches his son how to deal with a vicious cat. 26 March 1960
16 "Ro-Butler" Augie invents a robot to be a servant to the household. 2 April 1960
17 "Pipsqueak Pop" Doggie Daddy applies another potion made by his son and shrinks. 9 April 1960
18 "Fan Clubbed" Because Augie's favorite hero wouldn't show up on his birthday, Doggie Daddy, in disguise, takes charge. 16 April 1960
19 "Crow Cronies" A sly crow tricks the duo to providing him hospitality. 2 May 1960
20 "Gone To The Ducks" An orphaned duck wished to join the family. 18 November 1960
21 "Mars Little Precious" A baby alien is sent to be babysitted by Augie. 25 November 1960
22 "Swats The Matter" Three mosquitoes infiltrate the duo's home. 9 December 1960
23 "Snagglepuss" Augie adopts a run-away circus lion. 4 April 1961
24 "Hum Sweet Hum" A wiley alley cat tries to get Augie's trained hummingbird before his "big TV appearance". 2 April 1961
25 "Peck O' Trouble" A nutty woodpecker insists on staying at Augie's house, despite Doggie Daddy's objections. 7 June 1961
26 "Fuss & Feathers" An ostrich hatches from an egg that rolls into the Doggie hen house and Augie decides to adopt it. 5 July 1961
27 "Yuk, Yuk Duck" The orphaned duck pay them a visit to their home. 9 September 1961
28 "It's A Mice Day" Augie tries to cure his friend, a sick mouse. However, a cat is on the loose and is eventually shrunk by Augie with his shrinking chemical. 16 September 1961
29 "Bud Brothers" Augie creates a voracious plant that starts eating all the food. 30 September 1961
30 "Pint Giant" While Augie tries to find a giant that only exist from a fable, his father attempts to make it a reality through disguise. 29 October 1961
31 "It's A Worm Day" Fearing that he might lose his worth as a father, Doggie Daddy attempt to eliminate a bookworm from the library. 3 November 1961
32 "Patient Pop" Doggie Daddy acts as a sick patient to play along with his son; A cat bothers patient Doggie Daddy. 1 February 1962
33 "Let's Duck Out" While the duo are having a winter trip, they are greeted again by the orphaned duck. 5 March 1962
34 "The Party Lion" A lion (Snagglepuss) escapes from the zoo and acts as a rug in the two dogs' home. 6 March 1962
35 "The Musket Tears" Doggie Daddy makes up stories about him being one of the musketeers just to impress his child. 7 March 1962
36 "Horse Fathers" Doggie Daddy receives a horse for his birthday from Augie. 8 March 1962
37 "Playmate Pup" Augie makes up an imaginary friend. 9 March 1962
38 "Little Wonder" Doggie Daddy plans to make a real genius out of his son. 15 June 1962
39 "Treasure Jest" Augie and a British parrot went on treasure hunting. 22 June 1962
40 "From Ape To Z" Augie befriends a gorilla and tries to keep it indoors. 29 June 1962
41 "Growing, Growing Gone" Augie starts to go on a journey on his own to prove to his dad that he's grown up. 1 September 1962
42 "Dough Nutty" Augie gets his hands on a money-counterfeiting machine. The owner attempts to get it back from him. 8 September 1962
43 "Party Pooper Pop" Doggie Daddy gives pointers to Augie on how to impress the guests at the party. 6 October 1962
44 "Hand To Mouse" Doggie Daddy wants Bigelow Mouse to leave the house but he refuses. 13 October 1962
45 "Vacation Tripped" The family goes on a hunting trip to Mars, encountering a wacky Martian "rabbit". 20 October 1962

In other languages

Later appearances

Video game

A video game featuring the characters was released in 1991 for the Commodore 64.[3]

See also


  1. ^ Pendergast, Sara (2000). Pendergast, Tom, ed. Writers and production artists.  
  2. ^ Mansour, David (2011). From Abba to Zoom: A Pop Culture Encyclopedia of the Late 20th Century.  
  3. ^

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