Crusader Rabbit - White rabbit with upright ears
featured on the first made-for-television cartoon CRUSADER RABBIT/SYN/1949-57.
Produced by Jay Ward, the series featured the cliff-hanger adventures of Crusader
Rabbit, a white rabbit in knight's armor and his tiger squire Ragland T. Rags
who lived in Galahad Glen.
They battled such villains as Babyface Barracuda, Belfry Q. Bat, Dudley
Nightshade, Wetstone Whiplash and a two-headed dragon named Arson and Sterno.
The voices of Crusader and Rags were supplied by Lucille Bliss and Vern
Louden (Ge Ge Pearson and Vern Louden as the voices of Crusader and Rags in the
The cartoon's first syndicated episodes (149) were in black & white. A second
series of 4-minute color episodes (260) were produced by Shull Bonsall in 1956
for release in 15/30 minute programs.
The series was produced by Television Art (1948-1951), Jay Ward Productions
(1950-1951), Creston Studios (1957) and TV Spots (1957).
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