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Josie and the Pussycats

1 9 7 0 – 1 9 7 2 (USA)
16 x 30 minute episodes

Long-running cartoon series from Hanna-Barbera in the style of The Archies. – The Pussycats are a singing group reluctantly involved in espionage during their whirlwind travels.

Janet Waldo (Penelope Pitstop) provided the voice of Josie, and Cheryl Ladd (Charlie’s Angels) provided the singing voice of Melody the very cute blonde drummer.

Josie was a redhead (well, orange-head really) and played the guitar while Valerie (the requisite African American girl) played the tambourine. For cartoons, these ladies looked very sexy in those leopard-skin leotards in their hot pink minibus . . .

Josie and the girls were accompanied on their adventures by their manager, Alan, and their mischievous pet cat, Sebastian. The series was followed later by Josie and the Pussycats in Outer Space.

josiepussycats_melodyJosie and the Pussycats
long tails and ears for hats
guitars in sharps and flats
neat, sweet and groovy song
everybody come along . . .

Josie McCoy 
Janet Waldo
Josie (singing voice) 

Catherine Dougherty
Melody Valentine 

Jackie Joseph
Melody (singing voice) 

Cheryl Ladd
Valerie Brown 

Barbara Pariot
Valerie (singing voice) 

Patricia Holloway
Alan M. Mayberry 

Jerry Dexter
Alexander Cabot III 

Casey Kasem
Alexandra Cabot 

Sherry Alberoni
Sebastian, the Cat 

Don Messick


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