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So the swinging theme song immortalizes, "the chief, he's the king, but above everything: he's the most tiptop Top Cat!"... In the tradition of great screen conmen--one of the few with a visible tail--"Top Cat" holds a top spot in the hearts of cartoon fans.
The smooth-talking New York City cat, known as T.C. to his kitty cohorts Benny the Ball, Choo-Choo, Spook, The Brain and Fancy-Fancy, is always on the make toward a big score or swindle. And the bothersome--and ever-exasperated--Officer Dibble is relentlessly on his case (although always a step behind)--throughout 30 fast, funny episodes.
Top Cat
Cast and Characters
  • Arnold Stang as Top Cat
  • Maurice Gosfield as Benny The Ball
  • Marvin Kaplan as Choo Choo
  • Leo De Lyon as Brain/Spook
  • John Stephenson as Fancy-Fancy
  • Allen Jenkins as Officer Charles "Charlie" Dibble
    The Alley Cats
  • Top Cat
  • Benny The Ball
  • Choo Choo
  • Brain/Spook
  • Fancy-Fancy
  • Officer Charles "Charlie" Dibble

Broadcast History Top Cat
First Telecast:September 27, 1961
Last Telecast: April 18, 1962
Number of Episodes: 30
Number of Seasons: 1
Original Network: ABC

    September 1961- September 1962, ABC, Wednesday 8:30-9:00pm

Theme Song and Opening Credits

Theme by
Top Cat!
The most effectual Top Cat!
Who's intellectual close friends get to call him T.C.
Providing it's with dignity.
Top Cat!
The indisputable leader of the gang.
He's the boss, he's a pip, he's the championship.
He's the most tip top,
Top Cat.
Yes he's a chief, he's a king,
But above everything,
He's the most tip top,
Top Cat.
Top Cat!

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