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''Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kids'' was a Saturday morning cartoon produced by Creator/HannaBarbera Productions in 1973 for Creator/{{NBC}}. The show features several FollowTheLeader elements [[CowboyBebopAtHisComputer that are often bungled online.]] The FiveManBand is designed to fit similar roles to ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooWhereAreYou''. However the whole band travels around the world and foils schemes is closer to ''JosieAndThePussycats''. Even though in this case this is their job and most of their enemies are more war-esque criminals so the plots would technically be closer to "WesternAnimation/JonnyQuest'' than either the previous two. The show itself depicted the adventures of a teenybopper rock group, led by heartthrob Cassidy, who, while eluding fans, worked undercover with his bandmates as a team of teenage secret agents (Butch, Merilee, Steffy, Wally, and Wally's dog [[Music/ElvisPresley Elvis]]), solving mysteries and apprehending criminals.

The teen musical sleuths were advised by a supercomputer named Mr. Creator/{{Socrates}}, who, strangely enough, was highly allergic to the fleabag Elvis. So when the group visited Mr. Socrates for their latest assignment, Elvis was always made to stay outside the lair. But in each episode, either Elvis would find his own way in, or Wally, forgetting Mr. Socrates' allergy, would for one reason or another bring Elvis into the lair. Either way, Elvis' presence would cause the supercomputer to violently sneeze, blowing the group out of the lair and off to their assignment (in one episode the mere mention of Elvis' name aggravated Mr. Socrates' allergy!).

Cassidy (designated as "Sundance 1") wore a special ring with a hidden communicator to keep in contact with Mr. Socrates from afar. When they performed their music, Butch sang and played lead guitar, Merilee played tambourine, Steffy was on bass guitar and Wally was the drummer.

The series title is a word-play on the title of the unrelated 1969 film ''ButchCassidyAndTheSundanceKid''.

Micky Dolenz, formerly the drummer and most commonly used singer of Music/TheMonkees, provided the voice of Wally, drummer for The Sundance Kids.
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'''The series provides examples of:'''
* AdvertisingCampaigns: In an ad comparing the Creator/CartoonNetwork "Cartoon Cartoons" with regular cartoons, [[WesternAnimation/IAmWeasel I.M. Weasel]] disses this show with "This......is in color".
* BandToon
* BeepingComputers: Mr Socrates is an excellent example.
* FakeBand: It's their cover.
* FiveManBand
** TheHero: Butch
** TheLancer: Steffy
** TheBigGuy: Wally
** TheSmartGuy ''and'' TheChick: Merrilee
** TeamPet: Elvis
** TheMentor: Mr. Socrates
* GenreSavvy: In "The Pearl Caper" the criminal leader actually calls out all the coincidences that wherever the Sundance Kids go there seem to be crime busts. Including some of the earlier episodes.
* GroupieBrigade: Butch and company are often mobbed by groupie fans.
* MasterOfDisguise: Merliee sometimes dons a random get up in the line of the mission.
* MissionBriefing: It's why they go to Socartes.
* NamedAfterSomebodyFamous: Elvis and Mr. Socrates.
* OnceAnEpisode: Somehow or another Mr Socrates will start sneezing whenever Elvis sneaks into the mission room and sometimes even when Butch petted Elvis before accepting a call on his ring.
* PlotAllergy: Mr Socrates allergy to dogs.
* TheReveal: Used in the end of the first episode where we learn the scientist the group had come to rescue, is the creator of Mr. Socrates.
* ScoobyDooHoax: Utilized at one time, and much less than the intro would have you believe.
* ShesGotLegs: Merilee, showcased by her miniskirt.
* ShoePhone: Butch's ring.
* SneezeOfDoom: Mr. Socrates
* TheSpymaster: Mr. Socrates
* TeamPet: Elvis
* TeenSuperspy: A very good example of this trope before it would boom in later years.
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: Steffy and Merilee.
* YouMeddlingKids
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