Around the World with Willy Fog (aka La Vuelta al Mundo de Willy Fog)
Main DetailsTransmitted: BBC, 28 October 1987 - 28 April 1988
Episodes/Length: 26 x 26m (30m)
Premiered on: RTVE
Originally Transmitted: 1981 - 1982 (Spain)
Production: BRB Internacional and Nippon Animation
Cast and CrewWritten by: Claudio Biern Boyd, Izumi Kobayashi, Ryuzo Nakanishi and Jules Verne
Produced by: Claudio Biern Boyd
Directed by: Tom Wyner
Music by: Guido De Angelis and Maurizio De Angelis
Principal Cast: Cam Clarke, Rebecca Forstadt and Tom Wyner
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YouTube - Original Spanish Theme
Buy from AmazonWilly Fog - Complete Collection [DVD]
- The cartoon was based on the novel 'Around the World in Eighty Days' by Jules Verne.
- Episodes 14, 18, 21 & 22 were deleted from the Japanese series run.
- On 28 April 1988, Children's BBC held a 'National Willy Fog Day' where presenter Andy Crane sent copies of the song lyrics to children who requested them, for a mass sing-a-long of the theme tune.
- The English-language dub of the series re-uses the music from the original Spanish version, but with new, English lyrics similar to the Spanish ones. The tunes are still 'sung' by the characters, but the singing voices are not provided by the actors who dubbed them.
Titles and Theme TuneYouTube - Opening Titles
Opening or Closing Lyrics
Last reviewed: 20/01/2008
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