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Ox Tales (TV)

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Alternative title:
Bocas (Portuguese)
Boes (Dutch)
Boes Boes (Dutch)
Bof ! (French)
Chuckling Bus Story of Boes
Fantazoo (Italian)
Funny Farm Madness
Geragera Bus Monogatari (Japanese)
Los cuentos del Buey (Spanish)
Ollie Ollie Oxen
Story of the Geragera Bus
Toribio (Spanish)
Истории из жизни волов (Russian)
סיפורי מוש
مغامرات بسيط (Arabic)
げらげらブース物語 (Japanese)
Genres: comedy
Objectionable content: None
Plot Summary: Farm life has never been this wacky. Where else could you find a turtle with a built in TV under his shell, a bald lion, an elephant whose trunk doubles as a garden hose and an inflatable octopus. All run by a good-natured ox named Olly.
User Ratings: 29 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 4 votes (sub:1, others:3
1 Arabic dubbed
1 Swedish dubbed
1 Italian dubbed
 Excellent: 4 votes (?:1, others:3
1 Arabic dubbed
1 Spanish dubbed
1 Arabic edited dub
 Very good: 8 votes (sub:1, dub:1, ?:1, others:5
1 German dubbed
1 Italian dubbed
1 Portuguese dubbed
1 Arabic edited dub
1 Arabic dubbed
 Good: 6 votes (sub:1, dub:1, others:4
1 Spanish dubbed
1 Italian dubbed
1 Dutch dubbed
1 Arabic dubbed
 Decent: 3 votes (sub:2, edit.dub:1)
 So-so: 2 votes (sub:1, others:1
1 Italian dubbed
 Not really good: -
 Weak: 1 vote (others:1
1 Croatian dubbed
 Bad: 1 vote (edit.dub:1)
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 69 users, rank: #5871 (of 9525)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.414 (Good+), std. dev.: 1.9212, rank: #2128 (of 9642)
Weighted mean: 7.252 (Good+), rank: #2550 (of 9642) (seen all: 7.38 / seen some: 6.79 / won't finish: 7.18)
Bayesian estimate: 7.326 (Good+), rank: #2030 (of 7237)
Running time: half hour per episode
Number of episodes: 52
Episode titles: We have 52
1987-04-07 to 1988-03-29
1988-10-06 to 1990-12-29 (The Netherlands, VARA)
1989-03 (Italy)
Opening Theme:
"Hey Big Guy" by ???
Links: We have 1
A Dutch / Japanese co-production based on a Dutch comic strip by Wil Raymakers and Thijs Wilms
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Hiroshi Sasagawa
Character Design: Shinnosuke Kon
Art Director: Torao Arai
Kazuo Tabata (Telescreen)
Nobuomi Nakamura (TV Tokyo)
Sumio Takahashi
Yoshikazu Tochihira (Wako Productions)

Literature Manager: Hisatoshi Hiraya
Photography: Hisao Shirai
Recording: Harusumi Ōtsuka
Theme Song Performance:
Ikuko Noguchi
Mika Watanabe
Japanese companies
Development: Tokyo Laboratory
Photography: Studio Cosmos
TV Tokyo
Production Assistance: Wako Productions
Recording Studio: Seion Studio
Sound Effects: Swara Pro
Sound Production: Gen
English staff
English cast
Executive producer:
Haim Saban
Jerald E. Bergh

Accounting Executive: Carol Diesel
Additional Direction:
Jeff Winkless
Scott Page
Assistant producer: Sherry Jeffreys
Associate producer: Eric S. Rollman
Music Administration: Ron Kenan
Music Supervision: Andrew Dimitroff
Online Editor: Susan Jenkins
Orchestra Conductor:
Barry Trop
Richard Firth
Post-Production Assistant: Amber Santilli
Script Coordinator: Kelly Griffin
Script Supervision: Tony Oliver
Sound Effects Editing:
Gary Jaye
John Valentino
Scott Page
Supervision Producer: Winston Richard
Talent Coordination: Kelly Griffin
Title Art: Sam Johnson
A.J. Henderson as Olly Ox 
English companies
Adaptation: Saban Entertainment
Broadcaster: BBC (UK)
French staff
French companies
Canal J (from 1988)
La 5 (from 7 January 1991)
TF1 (from 27 October 1989)
TMC (from 17 October 1993)
French cast
Roger Carel as Bof

Gérard Hernandez as La tortue
Spanish staff
Spanish companies
Dubbing Director: Roberto Colucci

Theme Song Performance: Gabriela León
Canal 13 UC TV (Chile, 1992)
Red TV (Chile, 1998)
Telejuan 19 (Peru)
TVE (Spain)
Distributor: Saban Entertainment
Dubbing Studio: VDI - Point.360 (formerly All Post / L.A. dub)
Spanish cast
Angelines Santana as Laughing Mole
Erika Araujo as Dorothy
Ivette Gonzalez as Laughing Mole (Some eps)
Roberto Alexander as Narrator
Ruben Trujillo as Toribio (Ollie Ox)
Italian companies
Italian staff
Dialogues: Ornella Nicotra
Dubbing: N.B.C.
Italian cast
Piero Tiberi as Alvaro
Riccardo Rossi as Rambo
German staff
German companies
German cast
Arabic staff
Arabic cast
Audio Recording: Fuad Salama
Composed & Arranged: Wael Abu Nawwar
Mixage: Essam Al-Assiry
Montage: Gamal Al-Fank
OP Theme Song Performance: Aida Abu Nawwar
Supervision: Nasr Anani
Theme Song Lyrics: Muhammad Al-Daher
Arabic companies
Kuwait Television (From June 1990)
Qatar TV (December 1989)
Saudi TV (1989)
Dubbing: Al-Sharq Al-Adnaa Studios (Jordan)
Dutch staff
Dutch cast
ADR Director: Tony Dirne
Casting: Tony Dirne
Coordination: José Stam
Dialogue Editing: José Stam
Theme Song Performance: Jody Pijper
Voice Direction: Tony Dirne
Dutch companies
Portuguese staff
Portuguese cast
Dubbing Director: João Lourenço (Portugal)
Translation: Luísa Rodrigues (Portugal)

Production: João Mota (Portugal)
Carlos Peres (Portugal)
Eduardo Duarte (Portugal)
Canto e Castro as Bocas (Portugal)
Irene Cruz as Ted (Portugal)
Portuguese companies

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