In the tradition of great screen con men - 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 one step behind) throughout 30 fast, funny episodes. This deluxe 5-disc set offers terrifically top Bonus Extras as befit, so the swinging theme song immortalizes, "the chief. He's the king, but above everything: he's the most tiptop Top Cat!"
At the end of 2004, just barely over 12 years ago, Top Cat - The Complete Series
was released into stores on DVD. That title has since disappeared from store shelves, after being discontinued. But fan love for the Hanna Barbera classic remains undiminished, and so the Warner Archive Collection has decided that next Tuesday, January 10th
, they will re-release Top Cat - The Complete Series
as a manufacture on demand set, available through online sellers such as the studio's own WBshop.com and the Amazon/CreateSpace MOD program (see button links below). Cost is $47.99 SRP; cover art is almost the same (but with a few minor changes):