Archibald le Magichien (literally: Archibald the Magic Dog) is a French animated edutainment TV series that ran from 1980 until 1981. A total of 46 5-minute episodes were produced by DiC Audiovisuel.
|Archibald le Magi-chien|
|Created by||Jean Chalopin|
|Directed by||Bruno Bianchi|
|Country of origin||Belgium|
|No. of episodes||46|
|Production companies||DIC Audiovisuel|
|Original release||1980 –|
Archibald is a Magician who has transformed himself into a dog and can't remember how to change himself back. He befriends a young boy called Pierrot and teaches him the secrets of maintaining a good form and health.
The series was designed to teach child viewers how to take better care of their health. Among its many educational values were: The dangers of using tobacco, alcohol, exposure to sun, and the importance of maintaining one's hygiene such as brushing one's teeth, exercising, washing one's hands and eating balanced meals.
- נחשון (Nachshon) (Israeli title)
- De toverhond Archibald (Dutch title)