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Disney's Raw Toonage
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Genre Anthology
Written by Laraine Arkow
Shari Goodhartz
Ralph Sanchez
Robert Schechter
Gary Sperling
Voices of Jeff Bennett
Rodger Bumpass
Nancy Cartwright
Jim Cummings
Steve Mackall
Theme music composer Patrick DeRemer
Opening theme Raw Toonage Theme Song
Ending theme Raw Toonage Theme Song (Short Version)
Composer(s) Stephen James Taylor
Mark Watters
Eric Schmidt
Jerry Grant
Walter Murphy
Craig Stuart Garfinkle
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 12 (39 segments) (list of episodes)
Producer(s) Larry Latham (He's Bonkers, host and parody segments only)
Ed Wexler (Marsupilami segments only)
Running time 23 minutes
Production company(s)
Distributor Buena Vista Television
Original network CBS
Picture format SD: 4:3
Audio format CBS StereoSound
Original release September 19 (1992-09-19) – December 5, 1992 (1992-12-05)
Preceded by Who Framed Roger Rabbit
Followed by Bonkers

Disney's Raw Toonage is a half-hour Disney animated series that aired on CBS on September 19, 1992. The show was cancelled on December 5 after 12 episodes had been broadcast.

Bonkers and Marsupilami were spun off from this series in 1993. The Shnookums and Meat Funny Cartoon Show then was spun off from Marsupilami in 1995.



Guest stars


  • Ginny McSwain – Dialogue Director
  • Jamie Thomason – Talent Coordinator
  • Jack Fletcher - Voice Director

Segment series

  • Hosting: A host segment which serves as a wraparound for other cartoons. (9 segments)
  • HB: A He's Bonkers segment series, starring Bonkers D. Bobcat. (11 segments)
  • M: A Marsupilami segment series. (16 segments)
  • TTV: Each of which is either a parody or a music video. (10 segments)
  • Goofy starred in "Goofy's Guide to the Olympics" in the sixth episode.
No. Title Original air date
1 "Spatula Party / Doggie Schnauzer / Marsupilami Meets Dr. Normanstein" September 19, 1992 (1992-09-19)
  • Hosting: Ludwig Von Drake demonstrates various principals of toon physics.
  • HB — Spatula Party: Fawn wants to borrow a spatula, so Bonkers scurries all around the neighborhood trying to get one.
  • TTV — Doggie Schnauzer: The life of a man who swallowed a washing machine depends on Doggie Schnauzer.
  • M — Marsupilami Meets Dr. Normanstein: Marsupilami and Maurice stumble onto the laboratory of Dr. Normanstein, who happens to be looking for a brain for his new monster, Apenstein.
2 "Sheerluck Bonkers / All Potato Network / The Puck Stops Here" September 26, 1992 (1992-09-26)
  • Hosting: Don Karnage shows us how to look for treasure, with mixed results.
  • HB — Sheerluck Bonkers: Sheerluck Bonkers tries to find out who's stolen a priceless pendant from Princess Fawn.
  • TTV — All Potato Network: This channel features programming of shows and specials, like All My Spuds and Spudsky & Hutch.
  • M - The Puck Stops Here: Norman uses the hotel air conditioning system to freeze the lake and challenge Mars to a game of hockey.
3 "Bonkers in Space / Cro-Magnum PI / The Treasure of the Sierra Marsdre" October 3, 1992 (1992-10-03)
  • Hosting: Scrooge McDuck demonstrates the new security system he's installed in his money bin, by trying to break in.
  • HB — Bonkers in Space: In the future, Bonkers and Jitters work at a spaceship-wash outfit in a space station. But Jitters accidentally gets cast into space while Bonkers puts the moves on Fawn.
  • TTV — Cro-Magnum PI: A Stone Age gumshoe investigates Rock Doo-Wop's theft of ideas for new inventions from other cavepeople like the wheel and fire.
  • M — The Treasure of the Sierra Marsdre: Norman spies on Mars and Maurice planning to go on a treasure hunt and worms his way into joining them.
4 "Draining Cats and Dogs / Mars vs. Man" October 10, 1992 (1992-10-10)
  • Hosting: Sebastian tries to get to the Mervin Peevish Convention Center in time to host a variety show, avoiding being caught by Chef Louie along the way.
  • HB — Draining Cats and Dogs: Bonkers and Jitters rescue Fawn when her pipes burst and flood her house.
  • M — Mars vs. Man: Foreman Norman uproots Mars' tree to make space for his condominiums. But Mars squats in one of them.
5 "Get Me to the Church on Time / So You Think You Know Everything, Do You? / Someone's in the Kitchen with Mars" October 17, 1992 (1992-10-17)
  • Hosting: Jitters does stunt work for four Disney shows.
  • HB — Get Me to the Church on Time: Bonkers and Jitters have a difficult time getting to Jitters' wedding with Tanya in time.
  • TTV — So You Think You Know Everything, Don't You?: Two certified geniuses compete on a game show with each other and a dog.
  • M — Someone's in the Kitchen with Mars: Chef Norman steals Mars and Maurice's big basket of fruit. But Mars and Maurice track him to the hotel kitchen.
6 "Ski Patrol / Poultrygeist / Romancing the Clone / Goofy's Guide to the Olympics" October 24, 1992 (1992-10-24)
  • Hosting: Bonkers tries to deliver a TV to Fawn's house.
  • HB — Ski Patrol: Bonkers and Jitters rush to help Grumbles, who's injured on the slopes.
  • TTV — Poultrygeist: A family is alarmed to find out that their house was built on the site of a fast-food chicken restaurant, and now the poltergeists of the chickens eaten there terrorize them until an exorchicken arrives.
  • M — Romancing the Clone: Norman dresses up as a female marsupilami to deceive a tourist that's trying to take a picture of a marsupilami. But Mars falls in love with Norman.
  • Goofy's Guide to the Olympics: Goofy demonstrates various track and field events.
7 "Get Me a Pizza (Hold the Minefield) / Nightmare on Rocky Road / Wannabe Ruler? / The Porker's Court" October 31, 1992 (1992-10-31)
  • HB — Get Me a Pizza (Hold the Minefield): A black-and-white newsreel tells of how Bonkers bravely delivered pizzas to our boys in the front.
  • TTV — Nightmare on Rocky Road: A boy who loves ice cream gets his wish when the whole world turns to ice cream. But now he must face Freddy Scooper.
  • M — Wannabe Ruler?: Mars and Norman compete for the title of ruler of the Wannabe tribe, and the treasure that comes with it.
  • TTV — The Porker's Court: The Three Pigs take the Big Bad Wolf to the Porker's Court over the shoddy conditions of the houses that he's leased to them.
8 "Dogzapoppin' / Bathtime for Maurice / A Fear of Kites" November 7, 1992 (1992-11-07)
  • Hosting: Launchpad gives lessons in flying.
  • HB — Dogzapoppin': Bonkers has to get an important package to his boss, Grumbles, but he can't get past Grumbles' nasty dog.
  • M — Bathtime for Maurice: Mars has to go through a lot of trouble to get filthy Maurice to take a bath.
  • M — A Fear of Kites: Mars and Maurice's kite gets tangled up on the hotel rooftop. But Bellhop Norman won't let them inside to retrieve it.
9 "Trailmix Bonkers / The Young and the Nestless / Coming Attractions / Jungle Fever" November 14, 1992 (1992-11-14)
  • HB — Trailmix Bonkers: Bonkers delivers two money plates to California and fights the Grumbles Kid.
  • M — The Young and the Nestless: Mars reminisces about a time when a young Mars and Maurice fought a kid-age Norman over Mars's comic book collection.
  • TTV — Coming Attractions: The snack bar where you can get popcorn, hot dogs, nachos with cheese and drinks and see movies like Totzilla and Rambones.
  • M — Jungle Fever: Mars tries to cure Maurice. But Maurice keeps sneezing into the way of a refined lion named Leonardo.
10 "Witch Doctor Is Which? / Robin Hoof / The Hairy Ape" November 21, 1992 (1992-11-21)
  • Hosting: Gosalyn enthusiastically eggs on Ludwig Von Drake to build a monster for her.
  • M — Witch Doctor Is Which?: Witch Doctor Norman places a series of curses on Mars so that he instead of Mars will be the happiest person in the jungle.
  • TTV — Robin Hoof: Robin Hoof and his sidekick Milk Maid Marion protect the people of Sherman Forest from the evil king and his men.
  • M — The Hairy Ape: Norman traps Maurice to take to the zoo, telling Mars that he's taking him to a party. But now, Mars wants to go, too.
11 "Quest for Firewood / Badly Animated Man / Safari So Good" November 28, 1992 (1992-11-28)
  • Hosting: Marsupilami teaches Maurice how to defend himself against a bully.
  • HB — Quest for Firewood: In prehistoric times, Bonkers searches for firewood to bring back to his freezing tribe.
  • TTV — Badly Animated Man: Meet Badly Animated Man, the superhero who can leap over a tall building with a single drawing, and who wields a Two-Frame-a-Minute Punch.
  • M — Safari So Good: Mindy pays a visit and takes an immediate liking to Mars.
12 "Gobble Gobble Bonkers / Hot Spots / My New Shoes / Prime Mates Forever" December 5, 1992 (1992-12-05)
  • HB — Gobble Gobble Bonkers: Jitters lets Bonkers take one of his beloved turkeys to Grumbles for Thanksgiving dinner, not realizing that it's dinner.
  • M — Hot Spots: A heat wave, a watering hole and Norman all combine to make trouble for the jungle residents.
  • TTV — My New Shoes: A kid raps about all the cool things he can do with his new shoes.
  • M — Prime Mates Forever: Mars helps Maurice try to romance a tough female gorilla.
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