Crazy Legs Crane

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  • 1978
  • 1 Season

Crazy Legs Crane was an American animated television series produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) Studios that aired from 1993 to 1994. The show was created by David Kirschner, who also created the popular children’s franchise, An American Tail. The show follows the adventures of Crazy Legs Crane, a young, goofy crane who dreams of becoming a famous percussionist. The show is set in the fictional city of Portamento, where Crazy Legs and his friends embark on various musical and non-musical escapades. The show has a musical theme and is known for its catchy tunes and lively dance numbers.

Crazy Legs is supported by his family of cranes, including his mother, father, and sister. His mother and father often provide him with words of wisdom and guidance whenever he gets into trouble. Meanwhile, his sister, Honey, is a ballet dancer who frequently performs in the show’s musical numbers.

In addition to his immediate family, Crazy Legs has a close circle of friends who play important roles in various episodes. These characters include Wizzo, a streetwise alley cat who often helps Crazy Legs get out of trouble; Rocky, a guitar-playing rooster who frequently performs with Crazy Legs; and Gina, an Italian greyhound who is Crazy Legs’ love interest.

One unique aspect of the show is its use of music as a central theme. Music is incorporated in almost every episode in some way, whether it’s through musical numbers or the use of different types of instruments. Crazy Legs is a talented percussionist, and his love for music often gets him into trouble when he gets distracted from his responsibilities.

Another notable aspect of the show is its animation style. The show uses classic 2D animation, which gives it a nostalgic feel. The characters are brightly colored and have distinct personalities. The use of vibrant colors and fun animations appeal to children and make the show enjoyable to watch.

Crazy Legs Crane also explored important themes relevant to children’s lives, such as friendship, teamwork, and perseverance. The show often uses Crazy Legs’ passion for music as a metaphor for these themes. For example, when Crazy Legs and his friends are tasked with completing a difficult project or task, they often work together like a band to overcome obstacles.

The show was well-received during its initial run and has since gained a cult following. Many people who grew up watching the show credit it with introducing them to the joys of music and dance. The show’s music is also popular and has been sampled in various songs and remixes over the years.

Crazy Legs Crane is a wholesome and entertaining show that is suitable for children of all ages. Its catchy music, fun animations, and relatable themes make it a classic that will continue to be cherished by generations to come.

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Life With Feather
16. Life With Feather
September 11, 1978
The Crane gives Junior a crash course in catching dragon-flies, and chooses a hillbilly, fire-breathing dragon-fly to chase.
Jet Feathers
15. Jet Feathers
January 20, 1978
The Crane thinks he's a flying ace, so he tries to catch the fire-breathing dragon-fly by flying after him.
Fly by Knight
14. Fly by Knight
January 18, 1978
Posing as a knight, Crazylegs Crane tries to defeat the dragonfly.
Beach Bummer
13. Beach Bummer
September 11, 1978
Crazylegs tries avoid the fee to use the beach on the hotest day of the summer.
Crane Brained
12. Crane Brained
January 16, 1978
Crazylegs Crane trys to get the dragonfly.
Sneaker Snack
11. Sneaker Snack
January 15, 1978
Crazylegs chases after the little dragonfly but runs into Crumley.
Bug Off
10. Bug Off
January 14, 1978
Crazylegs' conscience trys to teach him how to fly and get the dragonfly.
King of the Swamp
9. King of the Swamp
January 12, 1978
The Crane declares himself "King of the Swamp" and goes about impressing the other inhabitants of the swamp of his supremacy.
Storky and Hatch
8. Storky and Hatch
January 11, 1978
Crazylegs Crane chases after a cue ball he thinks is a egg left on his nest.
Winter Blunderland
7. Winter Blunderland
January 10, 1978
During the wintertime, Crazylegs Crane struggles to get the dragonfly.
Trail of the Lonesome Mine
6. Trail of the Lonesome Mine
December 29, 1978
Crazylegs Crane wants to discover gold from a mine.
Nest Quest
5. Nest Quest
January 6, 1978
Crazylegs wants to live in a house instead of his nest.
Barnacle Bird
4. Barnacle Bird
January 5, 1978
Crazylegs Crane has problems with a shark and a dog.
Sonic Broom
3. Sonic Broom
September 10, 1978
Crazyleg Crane shows his son how to capture a fire breathing dragon fly.
Flower Power
2. Flower Power
January 3, 1978
Crane waters his garden while a weed pulls out a precious flower.
Animal Crack Ups
1. Animal Crack Ups
September 10, 1978
Crazylegs Jr. wants to be proud of his father, but his father can't do anything right.
  • Premiere Date
    September 10, 1978