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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.