The Cat in the Hat

Dr. Seuss (1971)

The Cat in the Hat is an American animated musical television special first aired on CBS on March 10, 1971, based on the 1957 Dr. Seuss children’s book of the same name, and produced by DePatie–Freleng Enterprises. With voices by Allan Sherman and prolific vocal performer Daws Butler, this half-hour special is a loose adaptation with added musical sequences.

Animation by Hal Ambro, Warren Batchelder, Manny Gould, George Nicholas, Manny Perez, Phil Roman, Robert Taylor, and Don Williams.


  1. One of my favorites. Whenever I watch any Doctor Seuss I have the strongest urge to talk in rhyme the rest of the day…never a bad thing.

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