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The Ratties

The Ratties
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The opening title
Format Cartoon
Country of origin United Kingdom
Production
Producer(s) Central Television
Running time 5 mins
Broadcast
Original airing 1987

The Ratties is a British cartoon series that ran in 1987 with 26 episodes.

It is about a family of rats that live in a country house. The rats try to emulate the human owners of their house. The show was created by Mike Wallis and Laura Milligan, and is narrated by Spike Milligan. F Productions and UK Finance3 funded the show, while it was animated by cel animation.

The series attracted a cult following in the UK, although no further episodes were made after 1987; however, the series was repeated in 1993 and 1994.

Characters

  • Tatty - A passionate rat who has a desire to mingle with humans.
  • Baby Batty - A baby with a Child prodigy who assists in the family's activities.
  • Aunt Hatty - The busybody who cleans up after the family.
  • Uncle Matty - The poor unfortunate family member who gets tangled and exhausted by chaos.
  • The Fatty Brothers - Identical Twins who stir up a lot of mayhem in between playing.

Episodes

# Title Air Date
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26

External links

  • http://www.toonhound.com/ratties.htm
  • http://ftvdb.bfi.org.uk/sift/series/17289
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