The Catillac Cats - Wikipedia
Posts about riff-raff written by Brandi. I've been referring to Heathcliff's girlfriend as “Cleo. Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Anyway, I know you read this blog because of the hard-hitting investigative reporting Poor people don't get new furniture ever day. It starred Riff Raff, a short big-talking orange cat who lived in a junkyard with his (and she is arguable one of the nicest looking female cartoon characters ever). The cast was brilliant and did an amazing job, I enjoyed every episode of this people still don't know this) Is that DIC's version of Heathcliff was actually an. A page for describing Characters: Heathcliff and the Catillac Cats. Heathcliff Heathcliff Heathcliff started out as a comic strip series before leaping to .
- Heathcliff and Riffraff are obviously the same person
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In the flashback episode "Christmas Memories", it is revealed that Cleo is, in fact, one of the Catillac Cats herself, even going as far as to indicate that she coined the name. In fact, Riff-Raff agrees in one episode, "Kitten Around", to "go steady" with Cleo, but immediately falls for another cat named Roxy.
As expected, Cleo is furious and soon gets payback.Heathcliff and The Catillac Cats - Heathcliff Reforms / Prehysteric Riff Raff
Sometimes Cleo is seen with another tomcat that Riff-Raff has to face off against. Leroy[ edit ] Another character, who also lives in the junkyard, is Leroy, a reddish-brown docked-tail hound with dark brown ears and a large spot over his right eye that resembles a black eye.
He wears a nautical captain's hat. Leroy and the Catillac Cats have a love-hate relationship: Leroy often tries to chase them out, to no avail, though other times he is an ally, helping them chase out other outsiders.
In the Christmas episode, it is revealed that Leroy is part of a gang put in charge of guarding the junkyard.
The red and white Cadillac[ edit ] The group named itself the Catillac Cats after the red and white Cadillac that featured prominently in their adventures. Hector, Mungo, and Wordsworth were shown to live in the car in the junkyard, while Riff-Raff had a more palatial home made out of a portion of a jet plane. The Cadillac itself had the ability to transform into an airboat and a camper.
The camper possesses some additional parts, including a stove chimney and a TV antenna.
Heathcliff and the Catillac Cats / Trivia - TV Tropes
Put the two together, and they'd naturally butt heads — which raises the question of who should win? While the show was named after Heathcliff, Riff and his gang were the Ensemble Darkhorses. Having Heathcliff win would upset their fans, while having Riff Raff win probably wouldn't go over well with the execs. And an Evasive Fight-Thread Episode would feel like a major cop-out to anyone looking forward to the obvious clash Then there's the fact that such a crossover would only make the contrast between Sonja and Cleo more glaring Having Hector, Wordsworth and Mungo appear in Heathcliff's side of the show didn't cause as many problems because they were lower on the totem pole already; they weren't a major threat to Heathcliff's position.
Even if Hector wanted to be. According to these insiders who wrote a book about the DiC company, Riff Raff wasn't allowed to appear in any Heathcliff episodes because DiC was trying to create a character that would be their own Heathcliff or Garfieldand there was some concern that if Riff Raff interacted with Heathcliff in any way, the McNaught company owners of Heathcliff would want ownership of him, so they kept both characters distanced from each other save for the end credits gag.
According to some members of the show see belowthe show was cut short due to Mel Blanc's failing health.
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Curiously Blanc still performed several voices after the series up until his death however. The Catillac Cats episode "High Goon" uses a Heathcliff title card specifically the one of Mungo about to step on a sunbathing Heathcliff.
Although this show is often looked back with fondness and nostalgia for those who grew up in the 80s and early 90s, most of the people who worked on this show don't have very nice memories of it. The only aversions were the voice actors. Donna Christie said that this was her favorite series, and the rest of the cast enjoyed working on the set. Keep Circulating the Tapes: