The Rocky & Bullwinkle Show (1959-64) ABC/ NBC ~ The series is structured as a variety show. Their adversaries are the Russian spies Boris Badenov and Natasha Fatale. Supporting segments include Dudley Do-Right, Peabody's Improbable History, and Fractured Fairy Tales. The show mixed puns, cultural and topical satire, and self-referential humor, so it appealed to adults as well as children. The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show was ranked the sixth Greatest TV Cartoon of All Time by TV Guide.
The Wild Wild West is an American television series that ran on CBS for four seasons (104 episodes) from September 17, 1965 to April 4, 1969. Developed at a time when the television western was losing ground to the spy genre, this show was conceived by its creator, Michael Garrison, as "James Bond on horseback." Two television movies were made with the original cast in 1979 and 1980, and the series was adapted for a motion picture in 1999.