kids encyclopedia robot

List of The Country Mouse and the City Mouse Adventures characters facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts

This is a list of characters in HBO's children's animated series The Country Mouse and the City Mouse Adventures, originally aired between 1997 and 1998.

Main characters

Protagonists

  • Emily is a female country mouse from the United States and one of the protagonists of the series. She loves skiing when she and Alexander are in Germany and Switzerland. In some foreign countries, she befriends big animals and is allergic to some things like a candle. She wears a red dress with a white apron on it and a straw hat with a red ribbon tied in a bow around it. Occasionally she also carries a light yellow parasol with laces on the end. In the beginning of "Those Amazing Mice in Their Flying Machines", she's shown to wear a yellow scarf tied to hold her hat on her head. She is one of the mice who have been taken by Maggie Magpie to the nest. In "Olympic Mice", she managed to crossdress with a fake mustache in order to be part of the Mouse Olympics. She also knows how to speak donkey according to the episode called "Trinidad Mousequerade".
  • Alexander is a male city mouse from the United Kingdom and another protagonist of the series. He sometimes can be described as clumsy. In Iraq, he has been hypnotized by the charmer's pipe. He wears a blue suit and a matching hat with a red bowtie. This outfit has been seen in all episodes, except "White House Mouse" where his outfit is colored tan. He also carries a black umbrella. In the "Mouse-tache Marauder", while trying to get Louis Moustache, he falls in a river and gets a cold.

Villain

  • No-Tail No-Goodnik is a rat thief and the antagonist of the series. He goes to some countries and often uses fake tails when doing his duty like doing disguises. He sometimes causes people to misunderstand children like snatching a sapphire ring in Thailand. In "Teddy Bear Mice", with the efforts of Emily, Alexander and Nina, the German police rats have him arrested for stealing diamonds.

Supporting characters

Mice

American

  • Annie is a feminine cowmouse and the cousin of Emily and Alexander. She wears a blue dress with cowboy boots and also talks with a Western accent. She's very good at square-dancing as well as tossing lassos. She is based on a cowgirl named Annie Oakley and her only appearance is "Wild West Mice".
  • Archie is a mouse who lives in the White House and is the cousin of Emily and Alexander. He wears a brown suit with a blue bowtie and eyeglasses. His only appearance is "White House Mouse" and he joins his two cousins in their den at the end of this episode.
  • Casey is a baseball playing mouse and the cousin of Emily and Alexander. He wears a red and blue baseball outfit to represent the Boston Sox. His only appearance is "Three Mice and You're Out".
  • Charlotte is an airplane pilot mouse and the cousin of Emily and Alexander. She has an ability to build a plane herself. Her only appearance is "High Flying Hi-Jinks".
  • Ernestine is the cousin of Emily and Alexander. She wears a blue dress with a sailor's collar around her neck and a straw hat. Her only appearance is "Frisco Rumble".
  • Josephine is the cousin of Emily and Alexander. She has a Southern accent. She wears a blue dress, a bonnet and an apron. Her only appearance is "World's Fair Mice," and Alexander loves her cooking. She helped create peanut butter.
  • Satchey is the uncle of Emily and Alexander. His only appearance is "Vaudeville Mice" and he wears a dark indigo suit with a matching hat.
  • Sue is a safari exploring mouse and the cousin of Emily and Alexander when they travel to Africa. She wears a safari uniform in her African adventure.

European

  • British
    • Agatha is a female mouse and the cousin of Emily and Alexander. She's dressed in pink with a black hat and she wears eyeglasses. Her black purse is dropped as she is taken away by a magpie.
    • Lucy is another female mouse and the cousin of Emily and Alexander. She serves as a tour guide at the ship.
    • Sherlock is a male mouse and the cousin of Emily and Alexander. Even when he's based on a character called "Sherlock Holmes", he sometimes refers to Alexander as Watson.
  • French
    • Gaston is one of the male mice and the cousin of Emily and Alexander. He is one of the mice to wear different outfits in different episodes.
    • Monique is a female mouse and the cousin of Emily and Alexander.
    • Renaud is a male mouse and the cousin of Emily and Alexander.
  • German
    • Fritz is the zeppelin driver and the cousin of Emily and Alexander. His only appearance is "Zeppelins Away!".
    • Nina is a toy inventor and the cousin of Emily and Alexander. She wears blond pigtail braids on her head and a red apron on her white dress. Her only appearance is "Teddy Bear Mice" and the only toy she makes is plastic cheese.
    • Otto is a conductor of the Mouse Orchestra and the cousin of Emily and Alexander. His only appearance is "Strauss Maus".
  • Italian
    • Mario is a male mouse and the cousin of Emily and Alexander. He wears a green and white striped shirt with light blue overalls. His only appearance is "Meatball Mice".
    • Sofia is a female mouse and the cousin of Emily and Alexander. She is a really good scholar and her only appearance is "Marconi Mice".
  • Other
    • Angus is a Scottish mouse and the cousin of Emily and Alexander. He wears a traditional hat, a kilt, a pair of socks and a pair of Ghillie brogues. His only appearance is "The Ghost of Castle MacKenzie".
    • Carmen is a Spanish mouse and the cousin of Emily and Alexander. She's dressed in red, wears an updo wig and is very good at flamenco dancing.
    • Heidi is a Swiss mouse and the cousin of Emily and Alexander. Her only appearance is "Swiss Chocolate Mouse".
    • Ivan is a male Russian mouse and the cousin of Emily and Alexander. He's very good at Russian dancing.
    • Nanya is a female Russian mouse and the cousin of Emily and Alexander. She's a very good ballet expert.
    • Janosz is a Hungarian mouse and the cousin of Emily and Alexander. Even with his wretched hat, he does some unusual tricks as a magician.
    • Miep is a female Dutch mouse and the cousin of Emily and Alexander. She wears a Dutch hat, a blue dress with a light blue apron on it and a pair of wooden clogs. Her only appearance is "The Big Cheese".
    • Nikos is a Greek mouse and the cousin of Emily and Alexander. He is another mouse to wear different outfits in different episodes.
    • O'Riley is an Irish mouse and the cousin of Emily and Alexander. He wears a green suit and a matching hat with an orange bowtie. His hat has a buckle on the strap and he's been mistaken for a Leprachaun by No-Tail No-Goodnik. His only appearance is "When Irish Mice Are Smiling".

East Asian

  • Choi is a Siamese mouse and the cousin of Emily and Alexander. She wears an elegant headband on her head with a red dress on her body. Her only appearance is "Siamese Mice".
  • Fumi is a Japanese mouse and the cousin of Emily and Alexander. She wears a geisha's updo with hairsticks in the form of a cross on her head, a red kimono with a green fubi on it and a pair of getas on her feet. She also carries a yellow and blue fan in her hand. Her only appearance is "Yen For Trouble".
  • Jamyang is a Tibetan mouse and the cousin of Emily and Alexander. He lives in the Himalayas and his only appearance is "The Great Yeti Adventure".
  • Jaow-Young is a Hong Kong mouse and the cousin of Emily and Alexander. His only appearance is "Hong Kong Mice" and he only desires for winning the Dragon Boat race.

Other countries

  • Anwar is an Egyptian mouse and the cousin of Emily and Alexander. He only appears in "The Mystery of the Mouse Pharaoh's Tomb".
  • Carlos is a Mexican mouse and the cousin of Emily and Alexander.
  • Mackenzie "Makko" is a Canadian mouse and the cousin of Emily and Alexander. She is an arctic explorer and she has done a great deal of exploring and desires to be the first mouse to reach the North Pole. Her only appearance is "North Pole Mice".
  • Amanda is a New Zealand mouse and the cousin of Emily and Alexander. She wears an indigo dress with a pink feathered hat and she has an ability to make women in both types (humans and mice) the right to vote.
  • Bahjay in an Indian mouse and the cousin of Emily and Alexander. His only appearance is "To Catch a Tiger by the Tail".
  • Gemima is an Australian mouse and the cousin of Emily and Alexander. She is a tomboy who wears overalls with a wild hat.
  • Musi is a Balinese mouse and the cousin of Emily and Alexander. She is a Balinese dancer and her only appearance is "Solid Gold Mouse".
  • Pedro is a Panamanian mouse and the cousin of Emily and Alexander. His only appearance is "Panama Mouse".
  • Powhuktuk is an Inuit mouse and the cousin of Emily and Alexander. His only appearance is "Mice on Ice".
  • Simone is a Trinidadian mouse and the cousin of Emily and Alexander. She is an addendant of the Mousequerade where she's dressed up like Marie Antoinette. She is very shocked when her necklace is stolen by No-Tail No-Goodnik. Her only appearance is "Trinidad Mousequerade".
  • Siri is a female Iraq mouse and the cousin of Emily and Alexander. Her only appearance is "Arabian Tails".
  • Sonja is an Ecuadorian mouse and the cousin of Emily and Alexander. Her only appearance is "No Mouse is an Island".
  • Wu-Sing is a Chinese mouse and the cousin of Emily and Alexander. His only appearance is " Imperial Mice on China".

Humans

American

  • Carol is a girl with a long, orange braided ponytail who is a friend of Emily and Alexander. She has speckles on her cheeks and wears a white shirt and light blue overalls. She has a father named Louis who wears the same color of the shirt with green overalls, a red bandana and a dark blue hat. They both are in the countryside of England working on their own plane and they are not only mechanics, but also a couple of contestants for the flying machine race. As Emily, Alexander and Gaston help them fix the tail of the plane, they manage to win the first place trophy by reaching the Eiffel Tower in the city of Paris.
  • Benny is a boy who is a friend of Emily and Alexander. He is a bad singer, but a great magician. His father owns a vaudeville theater in New York City.
  • Harriet is an African-American girl who is a friend of Josephine, Emily and Alexander. She wears a white shirt, grey vest and red skirt. She is the daughter of George Washington Carver's housekeeper and is his assistant. She discovered sabotage done against his latest peanut invention.
  • Jeanie is a curly redheaded girl who is a friend of Emily and Alexander. She wears a green shirt with a sailor's collar around her neck and her skirt is checkered in red and green and has pockets. Her father is a mechanic and she mentions to him that his grandfather is an inventor. Her father has been framed by one of the police guards not recognizing that the robber is pretending to be him. As she gets on the cable car that moves without control, while the mice Emily, Alexander and Ernestine retrieve a bag full of dollar bills, Jeanie tries to wake up the unconscious police officer and tells him that her father is innocent and he believes her just before the cable car crashes near the police station and falls apart.
  • The Police Officer from San Francisco is first seen riding on a bike and using the red megaphone at the same time to warn the citizens of San Francisco that there is an earthquake coming and after he discovers the cable car, he tries to stop the bike and he falls on his belly and passes out in the cable car. He is awakened by a girl named Jeanie.
  • Robert Peary is one of the tourists. He has been found stuck in a ship that's frozen. He also discovers a mouse-sized map that shows the way.
  • Professor Waldo is George Washington Carver's professional rival. He switched labels on Carver's peanut butter and his walnut spread so he would win the ribbon at the St. Louis World's Fair.
  • Slim Jim McCracken is a cowboy, former Rough Rider, and personal trainer for Teddy Roosevelt's children. He lost his horse, Cyclone, to Roosevelt in a bet.
  • Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. is the son of Theodore Roosevelt Sr. who is an expert on horses. In this show, Roosevelt, Jr. is seen as a boy who is a friend of Emily and Alexander and also has a big sister named Alice Roosevelt who longs to ride on a horse named Cyclone.
  • Willy is another tourist. He is a boy who is a friend of Emily and Alexander in Panama.
  • The Wright brothers, Orville and Wilbur are a duo of inventors and plane flyers.

European

  • British
    • Molly is a girl who is a friend of Emily and Alexander. She is the Queen Victoria's sitter's daughter. She is curious and she looks like the character from "Alice in Wonderland" with a pink headband on her head.
    • Victoria is the Queen of the United Kingdom. In this animation, her hair is black.
  • German
    • Franz Strauss is the son of Richard Strauss. In this show, Franz is seen as a boy who is a friend of Emily and Alexander. He has a pet cat named Fusel. He recognizes that his father's assistant has stolen away his music.
    • Heinz is a boy who steals Kristen's stuffed bear after she refuses to sell it to him. He has a cat named Frankfurter.
    • Kristen is a girl who is a friend of Emily and Alexander. She is asked to look after a stuffed bear called "Friend Petz" by its creator, Richard Steiff. It becomes popular in America as the Teddy Bear.
    • Leni is a girl who is a friend of Emily and Alexander. Her grandfather is Ferdinand von Zeppelin, inventor of the zeppelin.
  • Other
    • Bernadetta is an Italian girl who is a friend of Emily and Alexander. Her parents own a restaurant in Venice.
    • Christos is a Greek boy who is a friend of Emily and Alexander. He is an apprentice sculptor and a big fan of Spyridon Louis.
    • Costas is a Greek boy who is a friend of Emily and Alexander. His father is a foreman for Arthur Evans' excavation of Knossos in Crete.
    • Milosz is a Hungarian boy who happens to be Harry Houdini's nephew. He has trained to be a magician like his uncle.
    • Monique is a French girl who is a friend of Emily and Alexander. She only wants to be sure that her father's masterpieces stay clean.
    • Robbie is a Scottish boy who is a friend of Emily and Alexander. He and his parents live in a large castle overlooking Loch Ness, but they can't afford it, so his parent plan to sell it.
    • Petra is a Swiss girl who is a friend of Emily and Alexander. Her parents own a chocolate shop and she can ride skis.
    • Renee is a French girl who is a friend of Emily and Alexander. She is the niece of Auguste and Louis Lumiere.
    • Rory is an Irish boy who is a friend of Emily and Alexander. He lives with his grandfather on a horse farm and dreams of being a jockey.
    • Rosa is a Spanish girl who is a friend of Emily and Alexander. Her father is a bullfighter and they own a bull named Bernardo.
    • Sasha is a Russian boy who is a friend of Emily and Alexander. He and his father Dmitri work at the Moscow Circus and he dreams of being a trapeze artist.
    • Wilhelmina is a Dutch girl who is a friend of Emily and Alexander.

Other countries

  • Amy is an Australian girl who is a friend of Emily and Alexander. She lives on a ranch in the Australian Outback and loves horse riding. The bond between her and her horse is evident when Amy worries that her parents will sell her horse after purchasing a motorcar.
  • Abdul is an Iraq boy who is a friend of Emily and Alexander. He has a father named Selim and owns a camel named Habibi. He also has the ability to hypnotize certain animals, which he tries to use on Habibi, but accidentally hypnotizes Alexander instead.
  • Bhanti is a Tibetan boy who is a friend of Emily and Alexander. He lives in the Himalayas and discovers the yeti.
  • Dhanu is a Balinese girl who is a friend of Emily and Alexander. She is a Balinese dancer who can't perform without her golden headdress.
  • Kiko is a Japanese girl who is a friend of Emily and Alexander. She occasionally is a young geisha with an innocent personality and she has a father named Oda-San, who owns a silk shop.
  • Kim is a New Zealand girl who is a friend of Emily and Alexander. She has a mother who insists that women will have the right to vote.
  • Melanie Monbrun is a Trinidadian girl who is a friend of Emily and Alexander. She is first seen dressed up as an Arabian girl during the party and in the next day, her brown hair has been revealed and she's shown to wear a light yellow blouse with a light brown vest and a purple ankle-length skirt. Even when she was born in there, she has a pretty American accent. Her parents, who are both Trinidadian, own a sugar cane plantation. Her father's name is John and it's hard to know what her mother's name is.
  • Paulo is an Ecuadorian boy who is a friend of Emily and Alexander. He lives in a poor village in Ecuador and is described as a great sailor.
  • Rabia is an Egyptian girl who is a friend of Emily and Alexander.
  • Sarita is an Indian girl who is a friend of Emily and Alexander. Her father is the game warden at an Indian jungle.
  • Trang is a Siamese boy who is a friend of Emily and Alexander. He owns an elephant named Chai Chai and only appears in "Siamese Mice".
  • Tuk is an Inuit boy who is a friend of Emily and Alexander. He has a husky named Mukluk and his father is a guide for Robert Peary.
  • Tumaini is an African girl who is a friend of Emily and Alexander. She is often made fun of for being tall and she only appears in "Diamond Safari".
  • Uncle Arthur is an Australian Aborigine who has a friendship with Amy and her family. He is one of three grownups who interacts with the mice, who are normally more used to interacting with human children.
  • Yin is a Hong Kong boy who is a friend of Emily and Alexander. He only appears in "Hong Kong Mice".

Rats

  • Ratbone is a Cockney rat who wears an orange coat and a blue hat. He tries to tell the mice that he is innocent. He only appears in "Mystery of the Missing Diamond".
  • The German Police Rats only appear in "Teddy Bear Mice". They want No-Tail No-Goodnik to be captured.
  • The Rat-Citizens of San Francisco only appear in "Frisco Rumble". One of these rats tell the others that an earthquake is coming and they all decide to get away with their baggages until they accidentally break the cables.

Other animals

  • Asura is a tiger who only appears in "To Catch a Tiger By the Tail". She has a cub and because of this, she is considered a mother. Both of them are talkative. They live in India and they're befriended by Emily, the Country Mouse from America. They could be victims of animal poaching.
  • Maggie is a magpie mistaken for a ghost. She has a British accent and apologizes to the mice that she stole a few things like a diamond from the crown of Queen Victoria.
  • Chai-Chai is an elephant in Thailand who only appears in "Siamese Mice".
  • Cyclone is a light gray horse owned by the Roosevelts. He always wears golden horseshoes despite of No-Tail No-Goodnik trying to steal a couple. It is a bit misunderstanding for us to see if he's covered in black paint by someone, but clear to see when his body's washed off with water as he runs away.
  • Rex is a gray dog who saves Emily and Alexander from the sticky bog. He is first seen to get rid of the orange cat and only appears in "When Irish Mice Are Smiling".
  • Tobago is a donkey who understands Emily's donkey imitation. He only appears in "Trinidad Mousequerade".
  • Bongo is a bat who only appears in "Diamond Safari" and helps Safari Sue, Emily and Alexander.

Villains

  • Louis Moustache is a rat who was painting moustaches on the paintings in the Louvre out of jealousy. With help and encouragement from Emily, Alexander, Gaston and Monique, he stops his vandalism and opens his own gallery. He only appears in "The Mouse-tache Marauder."
  • Mr. Warner is a greedy landowner who wants to take control of the Monbrun's sugar cane plantation because the land has oil underneath it. He dresses up as the Midnight Marauder and steals sugar cane to try to put them out of business. He only appears in "Trinidad Mousequerade."
  • Herr Karl Rauber is the assistant to Richard Strauss. He is jealous of Strauss' talent and plots to steal his work, replace it with a horrible version and claim the symphony as his own.
  • Gustav, Heidi and Max are three German pack rats who stole Strauss' music. They do not think too much of him, preferring Richard Wagner.
  • Engel Vansclump is Harry Houdini's rival in the world of escapology. He challenged Houdini to an escapement stunt with his own water prison act, but was thwarted by Houdini's skill. He has a pet ferret named Mitzi.
  • Sam McBean is a poacher who illegally captures animals in India.
  • Soapy Smith appears in "Klondike Mice".
  • Zsalt is Ferdinand von Zeppelin's assistant who tries to sabotage his aircraft.
  • Cédric is the conductor of the Orient Express who steals jewelry and other valuable items from the passengers.
  • Mr. Smith is a struggling writer from London, England who steals a manuscript from Arthur Conan Doyle out of jealousy. He lives in a flower shop despite being allergic to flowers.
  • Paolo is the assistant of Guglielmo Marconi who secretly tries to sabotage his experiment because he feels that Marconi doesn't give him enough credit.
  • Greta is a thief who steals all of the chocolate from a chocolate-making contest in Switzerland. It is later revealed that she is the person responsible for stealing gold coins in an earlier Zurich bank robbery, and coated them in the chocolate so she can smuggle them out of the country.
  • Mowdown Mac is a logger who is cutting down trees in a Congolese jungle. He shows little interest in wildlife and is a rival of Mary Kingsley.
  • Mr. Serichi is the owner of a Venice restaurant who secretly steals a secret recipe from Bernadetta's parents, who run another restaurant. He has a dislike for traditional Venetian gondolas and uses a steam-powered boat instead.
  • Murphy is a cable car driver in San Francisco who robs a bank and frames Jeanie's father for it.
  • Demetri is a marathoner who is considered the second-faster runner in Greece, the fastest being Spyridon Louis. In the Olympic marathon, he switches Spyridon's map with an incorrect one in an attempt to make him lose. He only appears in "Olympic Mice".
kids search engine
List of The Country Mouse and the City Mouse Adventures characters Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.