All Genres: Adventure, Animation, Fantasy
Release Year: 1999
Country: Canada, UK
Director: Gavin Millar
Writing by: Catherine Cookson – novel
Gordon Hann – screenplay
Produced by: Ray Marshall – producer
Keith Richardson – executive producer
Ray Townsend – executive producer
Cast: Richard Briers – Captain Broom (15 episodes, 1999-2001)
Jane Horrocks – Hannah (14 episodes, 1999-2000)
Andrew Falvey – Fiver (13 episodes, 1999)
Phill Jupitus – Dandelion (13 episodes, 1999)
Stephen Mangan – Bigwig (13 episodes, 1999)
Lee Ross – Hawkbit (13 episodes, 1999)
Ian Shaw – Hazel (13 episodes, 1999)
Rik Mayall – Kehaar (13 episodes, 1999)
Elliot Henderson-Boyle – Pipkin (12 episodes, 1999)
Rob Rackstraw – Campion / … (9 episodes, 1999)
David Holt – Vervain / … (8 episodes, 1999)
Music: Colin Towns
Official Website: Visit Website
Plot Outline: The adventures of a warren of rabbits as they struggle to develop their new home & protect it from the various threats they face.
Plot: Heeding the warning of a vision of their old home's destruction, a group of rabbits led by Hazel, his brother Fiver the visionary, the ever inventive doe, Blackberry, and Bigwig, a former member of their old home's military class, go in search of a new home. With the help of new found friends like Kehaar the gull and Hannah the mouse, Fiver's vision leads them to a home called Watership Down. Now, Hazel and his friends must establish their warren and protect it from the threats they face which include humans, predators, and especially the menace of a tyrannically militaristic warren led by the merciless General Woundwart.
Movie Quotes: Agent Victor 'Vic' Cooper: I'll see you on the flightline
Crazy Credits: We know about 1 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
In the credits, if you are curious to see who plays “The Granny Killer”, sorry, next to the granny killer there is a “?”.
Goofs: We know about 3 goofs. Here comes one of them:
Continuity: On one of Vic's first team jumps, Redline can be seen in freefall with a radio attached to his chest strap. Moments later, under canopy, the radio is missing.
Trivia: There are 1 entries in the trivia list – like these: