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Ovide and the Gang (1987-1988) was a 1980s Canadian cartoon. Set in an Fantasy Counterpart Culture of Australia, the show features a platypus named Ovide and his cousin Saphron. Other characters included a kangaroo, three koalas, a lizard, and a python. The plots regularly centralized on Ovide getting an idea from television.The series was wildly popular in the Netherlands, largely because of its thoroughly woolseyed Dutch theme song.