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Crusader Rabbit was one of Jay Ward’s creations and closely resembled Rocky and Bullwinkle.
The stars were the titular Rabbit and his sidekick Rags the Tiger. Our hero battled arch-bad guys Dudley Nightshade, Whetstone Whiplash and Achilles the Heel in the mode of a modern-day Don Quixote.
With a budget of just $2,500 per episode (about as cheap as you could get in the labour-intensive world of animation), Crusader Rabbit rode out, originally sponsored by Carnation Evaporated Milk, from 1949 to 1957 and was oft-repeated in the 60s and early 70s.
Lucille Bliss (1)
Ge Ge Pearson (2)
Ragland T. (Rags) Tiger