The Adventures of Tintin (1991–1992)
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The Secret of the Unicorn: Part 1 

Tintin gets more than he bargained for when he buys a model of a sailing ship for Capt. Haddock that the seaman finds is unexpectedly familiar.


J.D. Smith (adaptation), Christophe Poujol (adaptation) | 2 more credits »


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Episode credited cast:
Colin O'Meara Colin O'Meara ... Tintin (voice)
Thierry Wermuth Thierry Wermuth ... Tintin (voice)
David Fox ... Captain Haddock (voice)
Christian Pellissier Christian Pellissier ... Le capitaine Haddock (voice) (as Christian Pelissier)
Henri Labussière Henri Labussière ... Le professeur Tournesol
Wayne Robson ... Professor Calculus (voice) (credit only)
Yves Barsacq Yves Barsacq ... Dupont (voice)
John Stocker John Stocker ... Thompson (voice)
Dan Hennessey Dan Hennessey ... Thomson (voice)
Jean-Pierre Moulin Jean-Pierre Moulin ... Dupond (voice)
Susan Roman ... Snowy (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Denis Akiyama ... Additional Voices (voice)
Robert Cait ... Additional Voices (voice)
Graeme Campbell Graeme Campbell ... Additional Voices (voice)
Liz Dufresne Liz Dufresne ... Additional Voices (voice) (as Elizabeth Dufresne)


Tintin buys an old model ship at a flea market as a present for his friend, Captain Haddock, but when the Captain starts telling him about the exploits of a famous ancestor and several other men have their eyes on the model and will do anything to have it for their own, our hero learns it's no ordinary ship. Written by Hailey-7

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Release Date:

11 November 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Secret of the Unicorn: Part 1 See more »

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Hergé has an animated cameo at a little over six minutes into the episode playing a man talking to a woman outside of Captain Haddock's apartment. See more »


Sir Francis Haddock said he was in the service of King Charles I in 1676. If he was in the English navy at that time, then Charles II would have been the English king. Charles I was beheaded in 1649, after which England entered into a republican period. Charles II became king upon the restoration of the monarchy in 1660. See more »

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