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The Adventures of Tintin 

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The adventures of the young reporter, his faithful dog and friends as they travel around the world on adventures.
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3   2   1  
1992   1991  
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Series cast summary:
Colin O'Meara Colin O'Meara ...  Tintin 39 episodes, 1991-1992
Thierry Wermuth Thierry Wermuth ...  Tintin 39 episodes, 1991-1992
Christian Pelissier Christian Pelissier ...  Le capitaine Haddock 39 episodes, 1991-1992
Henri Labussière Henri Labussière ...  Le professeur Tournesol 39 episodes, 1991-1992
Yves Barsacq ...  Dupont 39 episodes, 1991-1992
Jean-Pierre Moulin Jean-Pierre Moulin ...  Dupond / ... 39 episodes, 1991-1992
Susan Roman ...  Snowy / ... 39 episodes, 1991-1992
Paul Haddad Paul Haddad ...  Additional Voices 39 episodes, 1991-1992
Graham Haley Graham Haley ...  Additional Voices 39 episodes, 1991-1992
Ray Landry ...  Additional Voices 39 episodes, 1991-1992
Frank Proctor Frank Proctor ...  Additional Voices 39 episodes, 1991-1992
John Stocker John Stocker ...  Thompson 37 episodes, 1991-1992
Dan Hennessey Dan Hennessey ...  Thomson 37 episodes, 1991-1992
David Fox ...  Captain Haddock 29 episodes, 1991-1992
Wayne Robson ...  Professor Calculus 28 episodes, 1991-1992
Denis Akiyama ...  Additional Voices 26 episodes, 1991-1992
Robert Cait ...  Additional Voices 26 episodes, 1991-1992
Graeme Campbell Graeme Campbell ...  Additional Voices 26 episodes, 1991-1992
Liz Dufresne Liz Dufresne ...  Additional Voices 26 episodes, 1991-1992
Keith Hampshire Keith Hampshire ...  Additional Voices 26 episodes, 1991-1992
Marvin Ishmael ...  Additional Voices 26 episodes, 1991-1992
Tom Kneebone Tom Kneebone ...  Additional Voices 26 episodes, 1991-1992
Keith Knight ...  Additional Voices 26 episodes, 1991-1992
Michael Lamport ...  Additional Voices 26 episodes, 1991-1992
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An animated series based on the popular European comics. Tintin, a young Belgian reporter, gets involved in various mysteries and adventures with his dog Snowy, his friends Captain Haddock and Professor Calculus, and the bumbling detectives, Thomson and Thompson. Tintin and his cohorts investigate jewel thefts, track kidnappers, solve murders, and find sunken treasure in journeys ranging from around the world to their own backyard. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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A fan in England posted videos online, featuring overdubbed clips from this series, in which the characters use profanity-laced dialogue. The viral clips can be found under the title "Teesside Tintin". See more »

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All episodes aspect ratio were "pan & scan" to 1.78:1 for some DVD/Blu-ray editions and digital platforms. See more »

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Decent series based on the unforgettable characters created by "Hergé" born under the name Georges Remi
15 April 2019 | by ma-cortesSee all my reviews

Charming and worthwhile adaptation about timeless and quintessential European comic book . Entertaining Tintin set rendition with thrilling and exciting adventures whose plots inspired on the popular and famous comic books by the genius Herge . Since his creation in 1930 with ¨Tintin in the land of Soviets¨ the success has been unstoppable . Within the next 80 years Tintin became one of the most popular European comics of the 20-21th Century, due to its well-researched plots, appealing characters, humor, political , thrillers, & real world settings , in which Tintin and friend travelling all over the world to their own backyard . The tales are ordinary Tintin albumes , with adventures in exotic places, on North America , South America , India , China , Egypt , Morocco , desert of Sahara and an other African locations . For those of you not familiar with Tintin, let's just say that every Belgium kids and most European children under the age and grown-up have been excited by his comic book adventures for over half a century . The series will appeal to the fans of the popular animated hero named Tintin and his faithful sidekicks as well as the comic-books nostalgics . As Tintin , Professor Calculus , and Captain Haddock accompanied by the wonderful dog Snowy (or Milu) set out all around the world in pursuit kidnappers, jewel thieves , investigate as well as solve killings , and hunting for a sunken ship commanded by Haddock's ancestor containing a valuable treasure . Tintin and Captain Haddock are usually helped or annoyed by the Inspectors Thompson and Thompson . All of them battling over-the-top bad guys . This series being formed by the following episodes , ordinarily shown in two parts : The Crab with the Golden Claws, The Secret of the Unicorn , Red Rackham's Treasure, Cigars of the Pharaoh , Blue Lotus , The Black Island , The Calculus Affair , The Shooting Star, The Broken Ear, King Ottokar's Sceptre , Land of Black Gold , Flight 714 , The Red Sea Sharks , The seven cristal balls ,Prisoners of the Sun , The Castafiore Emeralds ,Destination moon , Explorers on the Moon , Tintin in Tibet ,Tintin in America , Tintin and the Picaros . The only books to not be given episode retellings were the following ones : ¨Tintin in the Land of the Soviets¨ : that's why it was highly discriminating for the country of Russia giving a sour critique against communists and Russian revolution and its drawings were extremely naif ; ¨Tintin in the Congo¨ : that's why the album had racial issues , bigotry , animal cruelty and set durante cruel empire of King Leopold of Belgium ; and ¨Tintin and the Alpha Art¨ that's why it was the only one to be incomplete due to the death of Georges Remi .

This is a funny , moving , action-packed , adventure comic book adaptation with hilarious moments here and there . This series is an enjoyable production, an attractive and straight forward approach to Herge's original source material being professionally directed . It has Tintin and his inseparable friends captain Haddock , Professor Calculus , the botcher Detectives Thompson taking on , as always, against stupid , ruthless enemies and mean international delinquents . It is given an aceptable treatment in this superior TV series . The production values & drawings are both decent , with just enough charming to appeal to the Tintin fanatics , and with great doses of action , case of the potentially thrilling elements . This 90s series upon the popular "Tintin" comic-book magazine brilliantly captures the outrageous adventures , tongue-in-cheek, satire, comedy , roller-coaster action taking the characters and elements from original stories . A marvelous recounting of Tintin stories and filmmakers demonstrate once again versatility in adapting these gorgeous adventures . As usual , captain Haddock really steals the show , at times , he manages to capture pure magic with his stunningly awesome portrayal of the grumpy drunken and it is definitely worth a look , along with the bumbling , botcher detectives . It's enjoyable and faithful approach to Tintin classic character with top-notch characters , amusement and entertainment . A highly recommended series that nobody should miss it especially during holiday time . ¨The adventures of Tintin¨ starred by the young reporter, his beloved dog and intimate friends : Haddock , Calculus , Castafiore , Nestor .. as they travel around the world on risked adventures and still ranks as one of the best TV renditions of the Tintin classic ever . Based on the unforgettable characters created by "Hergé" born under the name Georges Remi , as he was born on May 22, 1907 in Brussels, Belgium. As a child, Herge had a gift for drawing but never had any formal training in the visual arts. He attended both school and the boy scouts during the World War 1 and post-World War 1 era. After he finished school Herge published his first ever cartoon: "The Adventures of Totor". 1929, Herge introduced a cartoon about a traveling Belgium reporter , Tintin , accompanied by his fox terrier (Snowy) traveling the Soviet Union. By 1930 ,Herge published the very first Tintin book: "Tintin in the Land of the Soviets". After that , followed a weekly magazine in 1946 . Later on , it's published successful comic books as ¨Cigarrettes of pharaoh, Treasure of Rackam the Red ,Tintin and the scepter of Ottokar¨. Tintin soon became Herge's "ligne Claire" (French for clear line) legacy. The later adventures of Tintin involved other locations of the world from China ¨The blue Lotus¨ all the way to America as ¨Tintin in America¨. After completing 23 books, Herge passed away on March 3, 1983, leaving "Tintin & the Alpha-Art" (The 24th book) unfinished . Later on , Raymond Leblanc produced the following films: ¨Tintin in the lake of Sharks¨ and 1970 ¨Tintín in the temple of the sun¨. And recently Steven Spielberg produced and Peter Jackson directed ¨Tintin and Red Rackham's treasure¨ by means of Motion Capture technique .The series will appeal to Tintin comic-books buffs. An agreeable , fun adaptation from a great comic book. Full of humor , it's a funny and familiar entertaining for kids and grown-ups .


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Release Date:

4 November 1991 (USA) See more »

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(39 episodes)

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Stereo

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1.33 : 1
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