Dr. Seuss on the Loose

Dr. Seuss on the Loose is an animated musical television special, first airing on CBS on October 15, 1973.[1] The special is hosted by The Cat in the Hat, who introduces animated adaptations of the Dr. Seuss stories The Sneetches, The Zax and Green Eggs and Ham.[2] Allan Sherman reprised his role as the voice of The Cat in the Hat from the 1971 television special.

Dr. Seuss on the Loose
Based onThe Sneetches and Other Stories and Green Eggs and Ham
by Dr. Seuss
Written byDr. Seuss
Directed byHawley Pratt
Presented byAllan Sherman
Voices ofHans Conried
Paul Winchell
Bob Holt
Narrated byHans Conried (first two stories)[citation needed]
Composer(s)Dean Elliott
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Executive producer(s)David H. DePatie
Producer(s)Friz Freleng
Ted Geisel
Editor(s)Allan Potter
Joe Siracusa
Rick Steward
Production company(s)Cat in the Hat Productions
DePatie–Freleng Enterprises
CBS Productions
Original networkCBS
Original releaseOctober 15, 1973

The special was titled Green Eggs and Ham and Other Stories for the sing-a-long videocassette release and the deluxe edition releases.

Voice castEdit

  • Allan ShermanThe Cat in the Hat
  • Hans Conried – North-going Zax / South-going Zax / Fox / Narrator
  • Paul Winchell – Sam-I-Am / Guy-Am-I / Plain Bellied Sneetches Clones #1 / Star Bellied Sneetches Clones #1
  • Bob Holt – Sylvester McMonkey McBean / Plain Bellied Sneetches Clones #2 / Star Bellied Sneetches Clones #2

Subsequent releasesEdit

On October 7, 2003, it was released on DVD by Universal Studios Home Entertainment/Universal Studios Family Productions. On June 26, 2012, Warner Home Video released the special on a re-mastered special deluxe edition Blu-ray and DVD.[3]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Woolery, George W. (1989). Animated TV Specials: The Complete Directory to the First Twenty-Five Years, 1962-1987. Scarecrow Press. pp. 122–123. ISBN 0-8108-2198-2. Retrieved 27 March 2020.
  2. ^ Lenburg, Jeff (1999). The Encyclopedia of Animated Cartoons. Checkmark Books. p. 252. ISBN 0-8160-3831-7. Retrieved 6 June 2020.
  3. ^ Dr. Seuss Green Eggs and Ham and Other Stories (Deluxe Edition) DVD - Warner Bros.: WBshop.com - The Official Online Store of Warner Bros. Studios

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