Rocky the Flying Squirrel

Real Name: Rocket J. Squirrel.

Identity/Class: Glaucomys sabrinus

Occupation: TV Cartoon Hero

Affiliations: Bullwinkle J. Moose (his best friend), Gidney and Cloyd (Moon Men), Captain Peter “Wrong Way” Peachfuzz.

Enemies: Boris Badnov, Natasha Fatale, Fearless Leader

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Frostbite Falls, Minnesota

First Appearance: Frostbite Falls Review (Jay Ward Productions for ABC, 1950s)

Powers/Abilities: He can fly, or to be more scientific glide!

History: Rocky is a flying squirrel from Frostbite Falls in Minnesota, who, along with his friend Bullwinkle, constantly thwarts the machinations of Pottsylvanian spies, Boris and Natasha.

Comments: Rocky was voiced by June Foray. Created by Alex Anderson, and developed by Jay Ward and Bill Scott.

Rocky and Bullwinkle first appeared in The Frostbite Falls Review, with Rocky originally being called Rocket J.Squirrel, but soon moved from that short-lived show to their own cartoon, called variously Rocky and Friends, then The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show, then finally The Bullwinkle Show. The first episode aired on November 29th 1959 on the ABC Network. For the third season, they shifted to NBC. It lasted 28 stories, each split up over a number of serialised episodes:

  1. Jet Fuel Formula

  2. Box Top Robbery

  3. Upsidaisium

  4. Metal Munching Mice

  5. Greenpert Oogle

  6. Rue Britannia

  7. Buried Treasure

  8. The Last Angry Moose

  9. Wailing Whale

  10. The 3 Moosketeers

  11. Lazy Jay Ranch (start of second season)

  12. Missouri Mish Mash

  13. Topsy Turvy World

  14. Painting Theft

  15. The Guns of Abalone

  16. The Treasure of Monte Zoom

  17. Goof Gas Attack

  18. Banana Formula

  19. Bumbling Brothers Circus

  20. Mucho Loma

  21. Pottsyvania Creeper (start of third season)

  22. MoosyLvania

  23. The Ruby Yacht

  24. Bull's Testimonial Dinner

  25. The Weather Lady

  26. Louse on 92nd Street

  27. Wossamotta U.

  28. Mossylvania Saved

Thanks to Hailey C. Shannon for most of the above profile; thanks to Ronald W. Heiby and John Polhamus for corrections.

CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with

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