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" Jeckle" (1979) New Adventures of Mighty Mouse and Heckle & Jeckle Cartoon
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Heckle and Jeckle are cartoon characters created by Paul Terry, and released by his own studio, Terrytoons for 20th Century Fox. The characters are a pair of identical magpies who calmly outwitted their foes in the manner of Bugs Bunny, while maintaining a mischievous streak reminiscent of Woody Woodpecker. However, in a number (perhaps most) of their cartoons ( Moose On The Loose , Free Enterprise , The Power of Thought , Hula Hula land ) their foes win in the end. Their names were inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson's famous novella Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde .

Mighty Mouse theatrical cartoons aired from 1955 to 1966, but it wasn’t until 1979 that Mighty Mouse made his first appearance in a series created exclusively for television. His co-headliners, Heckle and Jeckle, were two inseparable magpies who sought to con free meals and shelter out of the upper
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