Felix the Cat

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  • TV-G
  • 1959
  • 1 Season
  • 6.8  (796)

Felix the Cat is a U.S. animation produced for broadcast on the TV that is based on a newspaper cartoon strip character and short film character of the same name. Initially created as a silent film character during the 1920s for the Australian Pat Sullivan Studios; the character of Felix the Cat became a TV animation after the retirement of lead animator Otto Messmer and the creative control of the character fell into the hands of his assistant Joe Oriolo. Five seasons of Felix the Cat were produced between 1959 and 1961 with around 126 thirty minute episodes animated under the control of Oriolo who made the character more family friendly than in the earlier cartoon strip and film shorts. Felix the Cat is a talking cat who spends his days living out a series of fantasies through the use of his magic bag, which shifts shape into any item Felix wishes. Voiced by Jack Mercer, Felix has a series of adventures on Earth and in space aided by the use of his magic bag. Because of the magical abilities of the bag Felix is chased vy a series of bad guys and helped by his friends in his adventures. The main evil character is an elderly scientist known as The Professor who constantly tries to steal Felix's magic bag; The Professor's nephew, Poindexter is also a scientist who aids The Professor, but is also a friend of Felix. In adventures taking Felix into space and to alien planets Felix usually has to battle the evil General Clang who usually appears and tries to steal the magic bag; as The Professor and Poindecter are generally based on Earth and allow Martin the Martian to help Felix in his space adventures.

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The Platinum Collection: The Professor's Instant Changer, the Vacation Mirage, Cat-Napped
26. The Platinum Collection: The Professor's Instant Changer, the Vacation Mirage, Cat-Napped
March 26, 1960
The Professor disguises himself in order to steal Felix's "magic bag of tricks." / Felix decides to take a vacation trip. The Professor follows him with his "mirage-maker" / Felix is "cat-napped" by Rock Bottom accidentally
The Platinum Collection: Mt. Boom Boom, Tank Gun, A Museum, The Professor and Rock Bottom
25. The Platinum Collection: Mt. Boom Boom, Tank Gun, A Museum, The Professor and Rock Bottom
March 19, 1960
The Professor is to deliver the Earth to Mars by dropping an atom bomb in Mt. Boom Boom. / The Professor makes himself invisible to steal Felix's "magic bag." / Felix encounters Rock Bottom in the museum where he is a night watchman.
The Platinum Collection: The Martain Rescue, The Portable Closet, Redbeard the Pirate
24. The Platinum Collection: The Martain Rescue, The Portable Closet, Redbeard the Pirate
March 12, 1960
Felix rescues a Martian from a flying saucer that crashed near his house. / Rock Bottom and the Professor try to steal Felix's "magic bag of tricks." / A treasure map falls out of Felix's book "Red-beard the Pirate."
The Platinum Collection: Capturing the Leprechaun King, Martin the Martian Meets Fellix, the Professor's Committed No Crime!
23. The Platinum Collection: Capturing the Leprechaun King, Martin the Martian Meets Fellix, the Professor's Committed No Crime!
March 5, 1960
Rock Bottom and the Professor want to capture a leprechaun king. / Poindexter turns Felix's "magic bag of tricks" into a doorway to Mars. / The Professor hasn't committed a crime for a whole week, so Felix is sent out to investigate.
The Platinum Collection: The Master Cylinder's Spacegram, The Leprechaun's Gold, Felix and the Mid-Evil Ages
22. The Platinum Collection: The Master Cylinder's Spacegram, The Leprechaun's Gold, Felix and the Mid-Evil Ages
February 27, 1960
Poindexter receives a "space-gram" from the Master Cylinder / The leprechaun chief, Barney, rewards Felix with a pot of gold for saving all the leprechauns from the Professor and Rock Bottom. / The Professor lures Felix into his "time machine"
The Platinum Collection: The Rajah's Elephant, The Exchanging Machine, The Leprechaun
21. The Platinum Collection: The Rajah's Elephant, The Exchanging Machine, The Leprechaun
February 20, 1960
The Professor and Rock Bottom are stealing the Rajah's elephants. / General Clang builds a robot, which he puts into an "exchanging machine." / The Professor and Rock Bottom are capturing leprechauns to get their pots of gold for ransom.
The Platinum Collection: The Atomic Rocket Fuel, The Hairy Berry Bush, General Clang and the Secret Rocket Fuel
20. The Platinum Collection: The Atomic Rocket Fuel, The Hairy Berry Bush, General Clang and the Secret Rocket Fuel
February 13, 1960
The Master Cylinder sends a distress signal to Poindexter / Felix is the only one who can bring the "hairy berry bush" back from the jungle. / The Master Cylinder and General Clang capture Poindexter to get his secret "super rocket fuel" formula.
The Platinum Collection: Baby Pill, Anti-gravity House, The Jewel Bird
19. The Platinum Collection: Baby Pill, Anti-gravity House, The Jewel Bird
February 6, 1960
Poindexter refuses to take his afternoon nap. To make sure he stays up, he builds a robot to watch Felix. / The Cylinder demands Poindexter build him an "anti-gravity generator" / Rock Bottom and the Professor try to steal the "jewel bird."
The Platinum Collection: Anti-gravity Generator, Atomic Drive Explosion of Master Cylinder, Supertoy
18. The Platinum Collection: Anti-gravity Generator, Atomic Drive Explosion of Master Cylinder, Supertoy
January 30, 1960
Poindexter is kidnapped by the Master Cylinder. / The Master Cylinder captures Felix and Poindexter and forces Poindexter to build him a giant "atomic drive." / Poindexter builds a "super-toy" that causes Felix a lot of trouble.
The Platinum Collection: Game Warden Felix, Master Cyclinder Captures Poindexter, Great Sphinx
17. The Platinum Collection: Game Warden Felix, Master Cyclinder Captures Poindexter, Great Sphinx
January 23, 1960
Felix is a game warden on the lookout for hunter Rock Bottom. / Felix and Poindexter try to stop a meteor from hurtling toward Earth / Rock Bottom and the Professor are looking for the treasure of the pyramids.
The Platinum Collection: The Jubilee Dime, Movie Star Felix, Youth Water
16. The Platinum Collection: The Jubilee Dime, Movie Star Felix, Youth Water
January 16, 1960
After just stealing the $100,000 "Jubilee Dime," Rock Bottom and the Professor collide with Felix. / Felix wants to be a movie star. / The Professor and Rock Bottom are selling fake "rejuvenating" water to the old folks.
The Platinum Collection: Stone Age Felix, The Gold Silkworms, Felix and Vavoom
15. The Platinum Collection: Stone Age Felix, The Gold Silkworms, Felix and Vavoom
January 9, 1960
Felix tries to slow "time" down by turning the master time control back to "slower" / Felix has a collection of giant silkworms that spin gold thread. / Felix encounters a strange little character named "Vavoom."
The Platinum Collection: Felix and the Rhinoceros, Felix-Finder and the Ghost Town, Snoopascope, A Magic Bag of Tricks
14. The Platinum Collection: Felix and the Rhinoceros, Felix-Finder and the Ghost Town, Snoopascope, A Magic Bag of Tricks
January 2, 1960
Felix travels to the jungle (followed by the Professor) to find an "oddity" for the circus. / The Professor sees Felix in a ghost town on his "Felix Finder." / The Professor hopes to capture Felix's "magic bag of tricks."
The Platinum Collection: The African Diamond Affair, Felix's Prize Garden,
13. The Platinum Collection: The African Diamond Affair, Felix's Prize Garden, "Finally, the Magic Bag Is Mine!"
December 26, 1959
Rock Bottom and the Professor are robbing an African Diamond field using fly paper fishing poles. / Rock Bottom starts gardening with a bulldozer Felix's prize garden. / Answering a want ad, Felix becomes a companion to a supposed old man
The Platinum Collection: The Mouse and Felix, King Neptune's S.O.S., Relax-a-Lawn Chair
12. The Platinum Collection: The Mouse and Felix, King Neptune's S.O.S., Relax-a-Lawn Chair
December 19, 1959
Felix is watching TV when he sees a piece of cheese mysteriously glide by. / While Felix is on vacation, the Professor and Rock Bottom visit the aquarium and get an evil idea. / Felix receives a "Relax-a-Lawn" chair and tries to assemble it.
Venus and the Master Cylinder The Termites of 1960 Moo Moo Island Oysters
11. Venus and the Master Cylinder The Termites of 1960 Moo Moo Island Oysters
December 12, 1959
Felix follows the Professor and Poindexter to the Venus. / Felix receives a letter from an exterminating company in which one small termite is enclosed. / Felix sets out from Moo Moo Island with his "magic bag of tricks."
Venus and the Master Cylinder, Moo Moo Island Oysters, the Mouse and Felix
11. Venus and the Master Cylinder, Moo Moo Island Oysters, the Mouse and Felix
 
Felix follows the Professor and Poindexter to the Venus.
Instant Money, Master Cylinder-King of the Moon, the Invisible Professor
10. Instant Money, Master Cylinder-King of the Moon, the Invisible Professor
November 10, 1959
The Professor invents instant money that flows through water faucets, Felix and Poindexter are captured by the evil Master Cylinder on the Moon, and the Professor invents an invisible paint and plans to steal the King's Gold.
The Gold Fruit Tree, the Flying Saucer, Felix Baby-Sits
9. The Gold Fruit Tree, the Flying Saucer, Felix Baby-Sits
November 5, 1959
Felix has a golden fruit tree that the Professor and Rock Bottom want for themselves, Felix babysits Poindexter, who builds a flying saucer, and Poindexter sneaks into the Professor's laboratory and concocts a shrinking solution.
Felix's Gold Mine, How to Steal a Gold Mine, Private Eye Felix and Pierre Mustache
8. Felix's Gold Mine, How to Steal a Gold Mine, Private Eye Felix and Pierre Mustache
October 2, 1959
The Professor and Rock Bottom follow Felix to his gold mine, while Felix is trapped in jail, they try to steal gold from his mine, and Felix is a private eye in search of Pierre Mustache's "claim."
The Glittering Jewels The Gold Car and County Fair Sheriff Felix vs the Gas Cloud
7. The Glittering Jewels The Gold Car and County Fair Sheriff Felix vs the Gas Cloud
November 14, 1959
The Professor and Rock Bottom use evil ravens to steal the crown jewels. / The Professor and Rock Bottom plan to steal a golden car from the fair. / Felix becomes the Sheriff of Dead-Beat town.
The Glittering Jewels, The Gold Car and Country Fair, Sheriff Felix vs. the Gas Cloud
7. The Glittering Jewels, The Gold Car and Country Fair, Sheriff Felix vs. the Gas Cloud
October 28, 1959
The Professor and Rock Bottom use evil ravens to steal the crown jewels, the Professor and Rock Bottom plan to steal a golden car from the fair, and Felix becomes the Sheriff of Dead-Beat town.
Penelope the Elephant, the Money Tree, Oil and Indians Don't Mix
6. Penelope the Elephant, the Money Tree, Oil and Indians Don't Mix
October 23, 1959
Rock Bottom steals Felix's new friend, Penelope the Elephant, Rock Bottom and the Professor plan to steal Felix's new money tree, and the professor and Rock Bottom scheme to take oil from Felix's property.
Balloon Blower Machine, Friday the 13th, Stone Making Machine
5. Balloon Blower Machine, Friday the 13th, Stone Making Machine
October 20, 1959
Felix stops Rock Bottom from stealing all the rubber needed for bouncy balls and balloons, Rock Bottom falls into a streak of bad luck, and the Professor and Rock Bottom kidnap Felix and turn him into stone!
Captain No-Kiddin', Felix in Egypt, Detective Thinking Hat
4. Captain No-Kiddin', Felix in Egypt, Detective Thinking Hat
October 15, 1959
The professor, disguised as the Captain of the Ghost Ship, challenges Felix to a duel, the Professor turns Felix into ancient Egyptian art, and detective Felix is on the prowl for the evil Rock Bottom.
Do-It-Yourself Monster Book, Blubberino the Whale, Ghostly Concert
3. Do-It-Yourself Monster Book, Blubberino the Whale, Ghostly Concert
October 12, 1959
The professor disguises himself as Dinah the Dinosaur and traps Felix, Felix gets swallowed by a giant whale, and Felix sets sail on a Ghost Ship.
Felix Out West, Electronic Brainwasher, Felix the Cat Suit
2. Felix Out West, Electronic Brainwasher, Felix the Cat Suit
October 7, 1959
The Professor heads West to ambush Felix, the Professor uses his Electronic Brainwasher to find the secret of Felix's "magic bag," and the Professor disguising himself as Felix.
The Magic Bag, Into Outer Space, Abominable Snowman
1. The Magic Bag, Into Outer Space, Abominable Snowman
October 2, 1959
The Professor plots to steal "the magic bag" from Felix, Felix is rocketed into space by the Professor, and Felix meets the Abominable Snowman.
Description

Felix the Cat is a U.S. animation produced for broadcast on the TV that is based on a newspaper cartoon strip character and short film character of the same name. Initially created as a silent film character during the 1920s for the Australian Pat Sullivan Studios; the character of Felix the Cat became a TV animation after the retirement of lead animator Otto Messmer and the creative control of the character fell into the hands of his assistant Joe Oriolo. Five seasons of Felix the Cat were produced between 1959 and 1961 with around 126 thirty minute episodes animated under the control of Oriolo who made the character more family friendly than in the earlier cartoon strip and film shorts.

Felix the Cat is a talking cat who spends his days living out a series of fantasies through the use of his magic bag, which shifts shape into any item Felix wishes. Voiced by Jack Mercer, Felix has a series of adventures on Earth and in space aided by the use of his magic bag. Because of the magical abilities of the bag Felix is chased vy a series of bad guys and helped by his friends in his adventures. The main evil character is an elderly scientist known as The Professor who constantly tries to steal Felix's magic bag; The Professor's nephew, Poindexter is also a scientist who aids The Professor, but is also a friend of Felix.

In adventures taking Felix into space and to alien planets Felix usually has to battle the evil General Clang who usually appears and tries to steal the magic bag; as The Professor and Poindecter are generally based on Earth and allow Martin the Martian to help Felix in his space adventures.

  • Premiere Date
    October 2, 1959
  • IMDB Rating
    6.8  (796)