Henry's Cat is an animated children's
television programme, written by Stan
Hayward and produced by Bob
Godfrey, who was also the producer of Roobarb, a similar cartoon series from the 1970s.
The show starred a laid-back, ponderous yellow cat, known only as Henry's Cat,
and his many friends and enemies. Henry's Cat was first screened in 1982 and five series were made in
Henry himself never appeared on screen; the name was an allusion to an
earlier one-off Hayward/Godfrey collaboration, Henry 9 To 5 about a
bowler-hatted commuter who escaped his boring everyday life by indulging in
daydreams, mostly of a sexual nature. Henry's Cat shared the earlier character's
tendency toward wild flights of fancy and laid-back approach to life. The name
"Henry's Cat" was mostly an in-joke for those few people who remembered the
earlier cartoon and did not mean that Henry's Cat had a "master", unseen or
Each episode in this series is 5 minutes long.
Each episode in this series is 15 minutes long.
Each episode in this series is 13 minutes long.
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