The adventures of a family of Raccoons and their friends.

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Kevin Gillis
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Michael Magee Michael Magee ...  Cyril Sneer / ... 60 episodes, 1985-1991
Len Carlson Len Carlson ...  Bert Raccoon / ... 60 episodes, 1985-1991
Marvin Goldhar Marvin Goldhar ...  Cedric Sneer / ... 59 episodes, 1985-1991
Bob Dermer Bob Dermer ...  Ralph Raccoon / ... 59 episodes, 1985-1991
Geoffrey Winter Geoffrey Winter ...  Narrator 55 episodes, 1985-1991
Nick Nichols Nick Nichols ...  Pig One / ... 51 episodes, 1985-1991
Carl Banas Carl Banas ...  Schaeffer / ... 44 episodes, 1985-1991
Susan Roman ...  Melissa Raccoon / ... 43 episodes, 1987-1991
Sharon Lewis Sharon Lewis ...  Broo / ... 35 episodes, 1985-1991
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Storyline

In the Evergreen Forest, there is a group of raccoons, the most rambunctious being Bert. Their home is peaceful and beautiful, but also threatened by the greedy aardvark industrialist, Cyril Sneer, who wants to destroy the forest for his own profit. Together with some dog friends, Schaeffer and Broo, and Cedric Sneer, Cyril's sympathetic son, they work to oppose Cyril through their newspaper and environmental initiatives. As the series progresses, they eventually win him over as they find themselves allied against other environmental dangers and enemies. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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The Adventures with Bert raccoon and their friends in Evergreen Forest.


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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 July 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rakuni See more »

Filming Locations:

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The only characters to have speaking roles in all 60 episodes are Bert Raccoon and Cyril Sneer. See more »

Quotes

Narrator: This is the Evergreen Forest. Quiet, peaceful, serene. That is, until Bert Raccoon wakes up!
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Connections

Follows The Christmas Raccoons (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

Run With Us
Written by Kevin Gillis, Jon Stroll and Steve Lunt
Sung by Steve Lunt (1985-1986), Lisa Lougheed (1987-1991)
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A Part Of Canadian Heritage
14 August 2006 | by zartok-35See all my reviews

First of all, I must say that I love this show. I have since I was 3, and I always will. Being born in 1992, I got to see the best of late 1980s television, and this just happened to be one of those shows. My mother says that I rarely watched The Raccoons, but I can very well recall seeing many episodes. "The Evergreen Grandprix" and "Blast From The Past" come to mind.

Another thing I really like about the show is the fact that they made their own music and songs. 98% of all episodes featured a very well done musical number. The theme song is very good as well, having an original sound.

The Raccoons was the first TV series produced entirely with in Canada, and managed a successful six year run from 1985 to 1991. All Canadians should be proud! I sure am!

The last time I managed to see The Raccoons on national television would have been in July, 2002, around 7:30am or so on APTN. Since then, I haven't seen it anywhere since then. I now own both DVD box sets, and they were both worthy investments. Recommended!


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