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Yippee, Yappee and Yahooey

Yippee, Yappee and Yahooey is a Hanna-Barbera animated television series that premiered September 16, 1964. It was presented as a segment of The Peter Potamus Show, along with Breezly and Sneezly and Peter Potamus.


Yippee, Yappee and Yahooey are dogs who serve the King as his Royal Guards. They're usually called the goofy guards by the king. They must always protect, serve and obey the King. They are loosely based on the Three Musketeers. At times, the three heroes find themselves fighting a fire-breathing dragon and other villains. A common mistake in nearly every short is that Yippee, Yappee and Yahooey's voices tend to get mixed up with one another. Irving Berlin wrote a stage show while in the Army during World War I entitled "Yip Yip Yaphank" at Camp Yaphank from which names were taken for this cartoon[citation needed]. Yahooey spoke very much like Jerry Lewis.

Episode listEdit

The show had 23 episodes of 6 minutes each.

# Title Summary
1 The Volunteers Yippee, Yappee and Yahooey are trained by Sergeant to become soldiers, but their clumsiness becomes too much for the Sergeant and eventually makes the King mad.
2 Black Bart Yippee, Yappee and Yahooey get fired by the King for overuse of his money on things like sword polish. But they get their jobs back when they unwittingly keep him away from the notorious highwayman Black Bart, who is mistaken by the King for Yahooey.
3 Double Dragon TBA
4 Outlaw In-Law TBA
5 Horse Shoo Fly TBA
6 Wild Child TBA
7 Witch is Which? TBA
8 Wise Quacking TBA
9 Nautical Nitwits TBA
10 Job Robbed TBA
11 Unicorn on the Cob TBA
12 Mouse Rout TBA
13 Handy Dandy Lion TBA
14 Sappy Birthday TBA
15 King of the Roadhogs TBA
16 Palace Pal Panic TBA
17 Sleepy Time King TBA
18 Pie Pie Blackbird TBA
19 What the Hex Going On? TBA
20 Eviction Capers TBA
21 Hero Sandwiched TBA
22 Throne for a Loss TBA
23 Royal Rhubarb TBA

Voice castEdit

DVD releaseEdit

The episode "The Volunteers" is available on the DVD Saturday Morning Cartoons 1960's vol. 1. The episode "Black Bart" is available on the DVD Saturday Morning Cartoons 1960's vol. 2.

Pop cultureEdit

In the later animated TV series Animaniacs, the character Slappy Squirrel claims Yakko, Wakko, and Dot remind her of a young Yippee, Yappee, and Yahooey. The Warners look puzzled, and say they don't know who that is.

Yippee, Yappee and Yahooey in other languagesEdit

External linksEdit