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Mongrels is a British puppet show that was first broadcast on BBC Three. The television series aired between June and August 2010. Mongrels has many different humor styles which include slapstick and farce. The plot is centered around five animal characters that live behind a pub called The Lord Nelson. The main character is Nelson also considered to be the hero of this plot.

Nelson is a fox who leads a metro-sexual lifestyle, many characters in the show describe him as the only wild fox left in the city. Nelson has a love interest in Destiny an Afghan hound. As it turns out Destiny has no interest in Nelson.

Destiny is the pet of Gary who runs The Lord Nelson Pub, though Gary like the other humans who appear throughout the show. Then Marion somehow fits into the plot who is a moron for cat and is homeless. Nelson tries to act as a father figure towards Marion, because he was abandoned by several owners.

Kali who is a pigeon who adores joining in on others misfortune and misery. She has a certain prejudice for humans and birds because of the way they treat birds.

Then the last character is Vince who is Nelson's older brother. Vince views himself as a proper animal. Though, Vince proves otherwise with actions. He swears and makes ill mattered jokes throughout most of the show. It is said that there is no over riding arc-story to the episodes. The show also took five years to make and was created by Adam Miller.

Tuesdays at 10:00 pm on BBC Three
2 Seasons, 17 Episodes - Currently Airing
June 22, 2010
Adult Cartoon
8.4/10
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Mongrels Full Episode Guide

  • With help of the acclaimed cast, Miquita Oliver presents a hilarious celebration of the multi-award-winning, critically-acclaimed, global smash-hit phenomenon, Mongrels.

  • It's New Year's Day and the night before is a complete blur. With a police dog hot on their trail, Nelson and the gang must solve the mystery of what-the-hell happened on New Year's Eve before the law catches up with them.

  • Marion becomes a YouTube sensation after getting his head stuck in a car tire. When building work threatens his den, Nelson must find a roommate from an endangered species or lose his home. And Destiny uncovers a shocking secret about her owner Gary.

  • Kali embarks on a campaign of psychological warfare against Vanessa Feltz. Marion tries to impress a long lost son with his special brand of fatherly advice. Destiny adopts extreme measures to get her paws on a decrepit old dog's unusually squeaky toy.

  • Nelson's bid to salvage the showbiz career of a depressed chimpanzee is thwarted when his protégé reveals an embarrassing personal habit. And Kali seeks revenge when her put-downs are outclassed by Destiny's fabulously bitchy new gay best friend.

  • It's Vince's wedding day and Nelson is thrilled to be his best man. Now all he has to do is find something nice to say about Vince in his speech. And Kali is faced with a difficult dilemma over the wedding buffet: is it acceptable to eat your own cousin?

  • Vince bumps in to his old mate Danny Dyer. Nelson falls for a feisty older vixen and runs into trouble with a disapproving relative. And when Marion adopts her owner Gary, Destiny has to compete to regain his affection.

  • With Destiny in heat and trapped inside the pub by sex-crazed zombie dogs, Nelson has a once-in-a-lifetime chance to woo her. Marion's night in is ruined when Vince reveals he's a karaoke hog. And after a driver runs over her dinner, Kali seeks revenge.

  • Destiny finds a knock-out strategy to win her dream man- John Terry's dog. Recruited by a secret society of bloodthirsty foxes, it's time for Nelson to kill or be killed. And Marion is entranced by a peculiarly knowledgeable goldfish.

  • It's the night of the annual bonfire and Marion falls in with the wrong crowd of animals who want to stop humans from celebrating by blowing up the pub. Destiny is chosen to be a model but has trouble when she doesn't see eye to eye with the photographer.

  • With his nasty neighbor Vince in a coma, Nelson must look after his territory for him. Just as she gets fed up with her latest controlling boyfriend, fate gives Destiny the chance to date her dream partner.

  • Urban fox Nelson goes to the garbage dump to save his tomcat friend Marion and falls for disgusting vixen Sandra who is in heat. Afghan hound Destiny persuades her owner Gary to enter her into the local dog show, at last.

  • Nelson's refined French pen pal Christian arrives for a visit and starts behaving uncharacteristically badly and frothing at the mouth. Kali resolves to take over the world and take revenge on humankind by creating the pigeox - half pigeon, half fox.

  • Nelson realizes that he's the only one in the gang who has never been stroked by a human and visits a petting zoo to find out what he's been missing. Marion courageously saves a child from drowning, but Destiny steals the day and takes all the credit.

  • Marion falls for the attractive but underage Lollipop and when Nelson hears that Destiny loves Springwatch, he discovers that the animals are actors and decides to audition.

  • When Vince has a litter of fox cubs and eats them all except the runt, Nelson is thrilled to become an uncle. Destiny is disappointed to discover the identity of her potential soul-mate, while Kali is reunited with an old partner-in-crime.

  • Nelson discovers the harsh reality of interspecies dating after falling in love with a chicken. Destiny bites her owner so she can attend dog obedience classes and get closer to Rivers, the rebel dog she met outside the adult education center.

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