animated series Arthur and the Square Knights of the Round Table © API
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Arthur and the Square Knights of the Round Table

A slightly surreal 60's take on the King Arthur legend, sometimes compared in style with 'Rocky and Bullwinkle'. Basically it's all the characters you'd expect, but not always behaving AS you'd expect. The Black Knight, for instance, seems to end up in drag a fair bit.

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I think I remember seeing this about a decade or so ago on some budget bin cartoon VHS tape. Arthur and the Square Knights reminds me of Vicki the Viking....
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I guess it was good back then... But now is not. Horrible animation aside, this show is only suitable for young children, otherwise you'll get bored unless you are an...
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You have no idea how long it took me to find a copy of this. I saw one in a supermarket in about 1996 and thought "Oh I'll get that...
Created by: API
Language: English
Country of Origin: Australia
Featuring the voices of:
John Meillon ... Arthur
Lola Brooks ... Guinevere, Morgana
Directed by: Zoran Janjic
Produced by: Walter J. Hucker
Musical Score by: Clare Bail
Writing Credits: Lyle Martin, Rod Hull, M. Robinson, John Palmer and Alex Buzo

animated series Arthur and the Square Knights of the Round Table © APINot the first Australian cartoon series, but the first to be sold overseas.

Co-writer Alex Buzo, then 22, became one of Australia's most famous playwrights, dying in 2006.

The voice actors aren't linked to specific characters, but since this information isn't available anywhere else on the web at present, the other actors are:

John Ewart
Kevin Golsby
M. O'Sullivan

At present available on DVD in England, and there are some out of print VHS copies in the US, but it seems to be unavailable in its home country.

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