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After a short lived attempt at a Felix revival with sound and color during [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation 1936]] via Creator/VanBeurenStudios, the cat's theatrical career was once again put on ice, but he still remained a popular character in newspapers and comic books. Eventually migrated to a [[WesternAnimation/JoeOrioloFelixTheCat popular TV series]] that ran from 1959 to 1961, run by former [[Creator/MaxAndDaveFleischer Fleischer]] and [[Creator/FamousStudios Famous animator]] Creator/JoeOriolo, who had served as an assistant for Messmer on his Felix comics. Despite having [[InNameOnly virtually nothing in common with the original cartoons]], these TV shorts were a smash hit, and ultimately immortalized Felix as a pop-culture icon and introduced series mainstays like the Magic Bag of Tricks and the Professor. Jack Mercer, better known as ComicStrip/{{Popeye}}, did all the character voices in the Trans-Lux Felix series.

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After a short lived attempt at a Felix revival with sound and color during [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation 1936]] via Creator/VanBeurenStudios, the cat's theatrical career was once again put on ice, but he still remained a popular character in newspapers and comic books. Eventually migrated to a [[WesternAnimation/JoeOrioloFelixTheCat popular TV series]] that ran from 1959 1958 to 1961, run by former [[Creator/MaxAndDaveFleischer Fleischer]] and [[Creator/FamousStudios Famous animator]] Creator/JoeOriolo, who had served as an assistant for Messmer on his Felix comics. Despite having [[InNameOnly virtually nothing in common with the original cartoons]], these TV shorts were a smash hit, and ultimately immortalized Felix as a pop-culture icon and introduced series mainstays like the Magic Bag of Tricks and the Professor. Jack Mercer, better known as ComicStrip/{{Popeye}}, did all the character voices in the Trans-Lux Felix series.



* [[WesternAnimation/JoeOrioloFelixTheCat Felix the Cat (TV Series)]] (1959-61): Joe Oriolo's made-for-TV revival of the series, distributed by Trans-Lux. It ran for around 120 episodes, and was syndicated in the '90s.

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* [[WesternAnimation/JoeOrioloFelixTheCat Felix the Cat (TV Series)]] (1959-61): (1958-61): Joe Oriolo's made-for-TV revival of the series, distributed by Trans-Lux. It ran for around 120 episodes, and was syndicated in the '90s.



* ComicBookAdaptation: Felix has starred in decades worth of newspaper comics and comic books, which are based on either the classic era Felix (pre-1959) or the Joe Oriolo era Felix. The newspaper comics made prior to 1929 even reused artwork directly from the silent cartoons and lifted stories wholesale from them as a result.

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* ComicBookAdaptation: Felix has starred in decades worth of newspaper comics and comic books, which are based on either the classic era Felix (pre-1959) (pre-1958) or the Joe Oriolo era Felix. The newspaper comics made prior to 1929 even reused artwork directly from the silent cartoons and lifted stories wholesale from them as a result.


After the end of ''Twisted Tales'', the Felix series basically fell off the radar. It had a couple brief revivals, such as the Japanese/American-produced ''Anime/BabyFelixAndFriends'' and the 2004 direct-to-DVD special ''WesternAnimation/FelixTheCatSavesChristmas'', but nothing else came after that. There were a couple more direct to video holiday specials planned for the series, but they never saw the light of day, and then-series owner Don Oriolo's attempts to make a CGI TV revival went nowhere. In June 2014, the rights to Felix were bought by Creator/DreamWorksAnimation (and then acquired by [[Creator/{{NBC}} NBC]][[Creator/{{Universal}} Universal]] in 2016 when they bought out [=DreamWorks=] Animation), but Don Oriolo says he is still involved with what they do with the character. So far, Dreamworks is only using the character as a fashion brand, and there don't seem to be plans to make a new cartoon series with the character, currently leaving the series hanging in limbo in the present. Until now, it was confirmed in december 2020 that Wildbrain and Dreamworks television animation are working a new Felix the cat tv series. https://thenerdstash.com/netflix-sonic-animated-series-is-being-worked-on-by-ben-10-creators/?doing_wp_cron=1608687622.3132801055908203125000 https://twitter.com/felix_meme_bag/status/1339965692557336576/photo/1

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After the end of ''Twisted Tales'', the Felix series basically fell off the radar. It had a couple brief revivals, such as the Japanese/American-produced ''Anime/BabyFelixAndFriends'' and the 2004 direct-to-DVD special ''WesternAnimation/FelixTheCatSavesChristmas'', but nothing else came after that. There were a couple more direct to video holiday specials planned for the series, but they never saw the light of day, and then-series owner Don Oriolo's attempts to make a CGI TV revival went nowhere. In June 2014, the rights to Felix were bought by Creator/DreamWorksAnimation (and then acquired by [[Creator/{{NBC}} NBC]][[Creator/{{Universal}} Universal]] in 2016 when they bought out [=DreamWorks=] Animation), but Don Oriolo says he is still involved with what they do with the character. So far, Dreamworks is only using the character as a fashion brand, and there don't seem to be plans to make a new cartoon series with the character, currently leaving the series hanging in limbo in the present. Until now, it was confirmed in december 2020 that Wildbrain and Dreamworks television animation are working a new Felix the cat tv series. https://thenerdstash.[[https://thenerdstash.com/netflix-sonic-animated-series-is-being-worked-on-by-ben-10-creators/?doing_wp_cron=1608687622.3132801055908203125000 https://twitter.com/felix_meme_bag/status/1339965692557336576/photo/1
3132801055908203125000 December 2020 that Wildbrain and]] [[https://twitter.com/felix_meme_bag/status/1339965692557336576/photo/1 Dreamworks television animation are working on a new Felix the Cat TV series.]]


* WhiteGloves: Averted. Felix is notable for this and the numerous times his hands disappear against his body demonstrate why this is a problem.

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* WhiteGloves: Averted. Felix is notable for this [[AvertedTrope not wearing them]], and the numerous times his hands disappear against his body demonstrate why the problem this is a problem.
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After the end of ''Twisted Tales'', the Felix series basically fell off the radar. It had a couple brief revivals, such as the Japanese/American-produced ''Anime/BabyFelixAndFriends'' and the 2004 direct-to-DVD special ''WesternAnimation/FelixTheCatSavesChristmas'', but nothing else came after that. There were a couple more direct to video holiday specials planned for the series, but they never saw the light of day, and then-series owner Don Oriolo's attempts to make a CGI TV revival went nowhere. In June 2014, the rights to Felix were bought by Creator/DreamWorksAnimation (and then acquired by [[Creator/{{NBC}} NBC]][[Creator/{{Universal}} Universal]] in 2016 when they bought out [=DreamWorks=] Animation), but Don Oriolo says he is still involved with what they do with the character. So far, Dreamworks is only using the character as a fashion brand, and there don't seem to be plans to make a new cartoon series with the character, currently leaving the series hanging in limbo in the present.Until now, it was confirmed in december 2020 that Wildbrain and dreamworks televition animation are working a new Felix the cat tv series. https://thenerdstash.com/netflix-sonic-animated-series-is-being-worked-on-by-ben-10-creators/?doing_wp_cron=1608687622.3132801055908203125000 https://twitter.com/felix_meme_bag/status/1339965692557336576/photo/1

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After the end of ''Twisted Tales'', the Felix series basically fell off the radar. It had a couple brief revivals, such as the Japanese/American-produced ''Anime/BabyFelixAndFriends'' and the 2004 direct-to-DVD special ''WesternAnimation/FelixTheCatSavesChristmas'', but nothing else came after that. There were a couple more direct to video holiday specials planned for the series, but they never saw the light of day, and then-series owner Don Oriolo's attempts to make a CGI TV revival went nowhere. In June 2014, the rights to Felix were bought by Creator/DreamWorksAnimation (and then acquired by [[Creator/{{NBC}} NBC]][[Creator/{{Universal}} Universal]] in 2016 when they bought out [=DreamWorks=] Animation), but Don Oriolo says he is still involved with what they do with the character. So far, Dreamworks is only using the character as a fashion brand, and there don't seem to be plans to make a new cartoon series with the character, currently leaving the series hanging in limbo in the present. Until now, it was confirmed in december 2020 that Wildbrain and dreamworks televition Dreamworks television animation are working a new Felix the cat tv series. https://thenerdstash.com/netflix-sonic-animated-series-is-being-worked-on-by-ben-10-creators/?doing_wp_cron=1608687622.3132801055908203125000 https://twitter.com/felix_meme_bag/status/1339965692557336576/photo/1


After a short lived attempt at a Felix revival with sound and color during [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation 1936]] via Creator/VanBeurenStudios, the cat's theatrical career was once again put on ice, he still remained a popular character in newspapers and comic books. Eventually migrated to a [[WesternAnimation/JoeOrioloFelixTheCat popular TV series]] that ran from 1959 to 1961, run by former [[Creator/MaxAndDaveFleischer Fleischer]] and [[Creator/FamousStudios Famous animator]] Creator/JoeOriolo, who had served as an assistant for Messmer on his Felix comics. Despite having [[InNameOnly virtually nothing in common with the original cartoons]], these TV shorts were a smash hit, and ultimately immortalized Felix as a pop-culture icon and introduced series mainstays like the Magic Bag of Tricks and the Professor. Jack Mercer, better known as ComicStrip/{{Popeye}}, did all the character voices in the Trans-Lux Felix series.

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After a short lived attempt at a Felix revival with sound and color during [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation 1936]] via Creator/VanBeurenStudios, the cat's theatrical career was once again put on ice, but he still remained a popular character in newspapers and comic books. Eventually migrated to a [[WesternAnimation/JoeOrioloFelixTheCat popular TV series]] that ran from 1959 to 1961, run by former [[Creator/MaxAndDaveFleischer Fleischer]] and [[Creator/FamousStudios Famous animator]] Creator/JoeOriolo, who had served as an assistant for Messmer on his Felix comics. Despite having [[InNameOnly virtually nothing in common with the original cartoons]], these TV shorts were a smash hit, and ultimately immortalized Felix as a pop-culture icon and introduced series mainstays like the Magic Bag of Tricks and the Professor. Jack Mercer, better known as ComicStrip/{{Popeye}}, did all the character voices in the Trans-Lux Felix series.


One of the [[LongRunners longest lasting]] animated cartoon characters, ''Felix the Cat'', created by animator Creator/OttoMessmer, made his [[UsefulNotes/TheSilentAgeOfAnimation 1919]] theatrical debut as one of several cartoon components in ''Paramount Screen Magazine'' split-reels, then [[BreakoutCharacter graduated]] to a [[WesternAnimation/FelixTheCatClassic standalone series]] in 1922. He was the star of an experimental TV broadcast in 1928, and the basis for a classic (but unauthorized!) wall-clock design. Felix's adorable appearance, witty personality, love of high living, and comically versatile tail helped him achieve a level of popularity that he maintained until 1929, when MickeyMouse's [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation sound cartoons]] started to grow in popularity and studio founder/CEO Pat Sullivan refused to produce sound films, not helped by his descent into heavy alcoholism due to his wife's apparent suicide, and his subsequent death.

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One of the [[LongRunners longest lasting]] longest-lasting]] animated cartoon characters, ''Felix the Cat'', created by animator Creator/OttoMessmer, made his [[UsefulNotes/TheSilentAgeOfAnimation 1919]] theatrical debut as one of several cartoon components in ''Paramount Screen Magazine'' split-reels, then [[BreakoutCharacter graduated]] to a [[WesternAnimation/FelixTheCatClassic standalone series]] in 1922. He was the star of an experimental TV broadcast in 1928, and the basis for a classic (but unauthorized!) wall-clock design. Felix's adorable appearance, witty personality, love of high living, and comically versatile tail helped him achieve a level of popularity that he maintained until 1929, when MickeyMouse's [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation sound cartoons]] started to grow in popularity and studio founder/CEO Pat Sullivan refused to produce sound films, not helped by his descent into heavy alcoholism due to his wife's apparent suicide, and his subsequent death.


After the end of ''Twisted Tales'', the Felix series basically fell off the radar. It had a couple brief revivals, such as the Japanese/American-produced ''Anime/BabyFelixAndFriends'' and the 2004 direct-to-DVD special ''WesternAnimation/FelixTheCatSavesChristmas'', but nothing else came after that. There were a couple more direct to video holiday specials planned for the series, but they never saw the light of day, and then-series owner Don Oriolo's attempts to make a CGI TV revival went nowhere. In June 2014, the rights to Felix were bought by Creator/DreamWorksAnimation (and then acquired by [[Creator/{{NBC}} NBC]][[Creator/{{Universal}} Universal]] in 2016 when they bought out [=DreamWorks=] Animation), but Don Oriolo says he is still involved with what they do with the character. So far, Dreamworks is only using the character as a fashion brand, and there don't seem to be plans to make a new cartoon series with the character, currently leaving the series hanging in limbo in the present.

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After the end of ''Twisted Tales'', the Felix series basically fell off the radar. It had a couple brief revivals, such as the Japanese/American-produced ''Anime/BabyFelixAndFriends'' and the 2004 direct-to-DVD special ''WesternAnimation/FelixTheCatSavesChristmas'', but nothing else came after that. There were a couple more direct to video holiday specials planned for the series, but they never saw the light of day, and then-series owner Don Oriolo's attempts to make a CGI TV revival went nowhere. In June 2014, the rights to Felix were bought by Creator/DreamWorksAnimation (and then acquired by [[Creator/{{NBC}} NBC]][[Creator/{{Universal}} Universal]] in 2016 when they bought out [=DreamWorks=] Animation), but Don Oriolo says he is still involved with what they do with the character. So far, Dreamworks is only using the character as a fashion brand, and there don't seem to be plans to make a new cartoon series with the character, currently leaving the series hanging in limbo in the present.
present.Until now, it was confirmed in december 2020 that Wildbrain and dreamworks televition animation are working a new Felix the cat tv series. https://thenerdstash.com/netflix-sonic-animated-series-is-being-worked-on-by-ben-10-creators/?doing_wp_cron=1608687622.3132801055908203125000 https://twitter.com/felix_meme_bag/status/1339965692557336576/photo/1


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During the mid-1980s, Felix co-starred with fellow cartoon icon WesternAnimation/BettyBoop in a [[ComicStrip/BettyBoopAndFelix short-lived comic strip]] written and drawn by Mort Walker (better known as the creator of ''ComicStrip/BeetleBailey'') and his sons. Felix also starred with his friends and foes in cartoon creation software shipped with UsefulNotes/AppleMacintosh Performa computers. In 1991, he got his big screen break in ''WesternAnimation/FelixTheCatTheMovie'' (which had already received a limited premiere in 1988 and 1989 but gotten shuffled back to TheShelfOfMovieLanguishment for two years afterwards), written and directed by Don Oriolo in an attempt to bring the series back into the limelight. It was both a critical and box office flop but VHS rentals and TV airings allowed the film to gain a minor cult following.

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During the mid-1980s, Felix co-starred with fellow cartoon icon WesternAnimation/BettyBoop in a [[ComicStrip/BettyBoopAndFelix short-lived comic strip]] written and drawn by Mort Walker (better known as the creator of ''ComicStrip/BeetleBailey'') and his sons. Felix also starred with his friends and foes in cartoon creation software shipped with UsefulNotes/AppleMacintosh Performa computers. In 1991, he got his big screen break in ''WesternAnimation/FelixTheCatTheMovie'' (which had already received a limited premiere in 1988 and 1989 but gotten shuffled back to TheShelfOfMovieLanguishment for two more years afterwards), written and directed by Don Oriolo in an attempt to bring the series back into the limelight. It was both a critical and box office flop but VHS rentals and TV airings allowed the film to gain a minor cult following.


During the mid-1980s, Felix co-starred with fellow cartoon icon WesternAnimation/BettyBoop in a [[ComicStrip/BettyBoopAndFelix short-lived comic strip]] written and drawn by Mort Walker (better known as the creator of ''ComicStrip/BeetleBailey'') and his sons. Felix also starred with his friends and foes in cartoon creation software shipped with UsefulNotes/AppleMacintosh Performa computers. In 1991, he got his big screen break in ''WesternAnimation/FelixTheCatTheMovie'' (which had already received a limited premiere in 1988 and 1989 but gotten shuffled back to TheShelfOfMovieLanguishment for two years afterwards), written and directed by Don Oriolo in an attempt to bring the series back into the limelight. It was both a critical and box office flop, sandwiched between a whopping three animated features (Disney's ''WesternAnimation/BeautyAndTheBeast'', Amblin's ''WesternAnimation/AnAmericanTail: Fievel Goes West'', and Creator/DonBluth's ''WesternAnimation/RockADoodle''), but VHS rentals and TV airings allowed the film to gain a minor cult following.

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During the mid-1980s, Felix co-starred with fellow cartoon icon WesternAnimation/BettyBoop in a [[ComicStrip/BettyBoopAndFelix short-lived comic strip]] written and drawn by Mort Walker (better known as the creator of ''ComicStrip/BeetleBailey'') and his sons. Felix also starred with his friends and foes in cartoon creation software shipped with UsefulNotes/AppleMacintosh Performa computers. In 1991, he got his big screen break in ''WesternAnimation/FelixTheCatTheMovie'' (which had already received a limited premiere in 1988 and 1989 but gotten shuffled back to TheShelfOfMovieLanguishment for two years afterwards), written and directed by Don Oriolo in an attempt to bring the series back into the limelight. It was both a critical and box office flop, sandwiched between a whopping three animated features (Disney's ''WesternAnimation/BeautyAndTheBeast'', Amblin's ''WesternAnimation/AnAmericanTail: Fievel Goes West'', and Creator/DonBluth's ''WesternAnimation/RockADoodle''), flop but VHS rentals and TV airings allowed the film to gain a minor cult following.


During the mid-1980s, Felix co-starred with fellow cartoon icon WesternAnimation/BettyBoop in a [[ComicStrip/BettyBoopAndFelix short-lived comic strip]] written and drawn by Mort Walker (better known as the creator of ''ComicStrip/BeetleBailey'') and his sons. Felix also starred with his friends and foes in cartoon creation software shipped with UsefulNotes/AppleMacintosh Performa computers. In 1991, he got his big screen break in ''WesternAnimation/FelixTheCatTheMovie'' (which had already received a limited premiere in 1988 and 1989 but gotten shuffled back to TheShelfOfMovieLanguishment for two years afterwards), written and directed by Don Oriolo in an attempt to bring the series back into the limelight. It was both a critical and box office flop, sandwiched between a whopping three animated features (Disney's ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast'', Amblin's ''WesternAnimation/AnAmericanTail: Fievel Goes West'', and Creator/DonBluth's ''WesternAnimation/RockADoodle''), but VHS rentals and TV airings allowed the film to gain a minor cult following.

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During the mid-1980s, Felix co-starred with fellow cartoon icon WesternAnimation/BettyBoop in a [[ComicStrip/BettyBoopAndFelix short-lived comic strip]] written and drawn by Mort Walker (better known as the creator of ''ComicStrip/BeetleBailey'') and his sons. Felix also starred with his friends and foes in cartoon creation software shipped with UsefulNotes/AppleMacintosh Performa computers. In 1991, he got his big screen break in ''WesternAnimation/FelixTheCatTheMovie'' (which had already received a limited premiere in 1988 and 1989 but gotten shuffled back to TheShelfOfMovieLanguishment for two years afterwards), written and directed by Don Oriolo in an attempt to bring the series back into the limelight. It was both a critical and box office flop, sandwiched between a whopping three animated features (Disney's ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast'', ''WesternAnimation/BeautyAndTheBeast'', Amblin's ''WesternAnimation/AnAmericanTail: Fievel Goes West'', and Creator/DonBluth's ''WesternAnimation/RockADoodle''), but VHS rentals and TV airings allowed the film to gain a minor cult following.


* SuddenlyVoiced: In the later B&W cartoons when they briefly upgraded to sound, he is technically given a voice, but it's [[TheUnintelligible a very unintelligible one]]. The three Van Beuren shorts and the Tras-Lux TV cartoons give him more consistent voice work, especially in the latter.

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* SuddenlyVoiced: SuddenlySpeaking: In the later B&W cartoons when they briefly upgraded to sound, he is technically given a voice, but it's [[TheUnintelligible a very unintelligible one]]. The three Van Beuren shorts and the Tras-Lux TV cartoons give him more consistent voice work, especially in the latter.


* ChaoticGood: Felix is certain to bring in mayhem wherever he goes, but he is kind-hearted, jovial and never intends harm.


* How to Draw Felix the Cat and His Friends (1992): A oneshot shot that tells you how to draw Felix and co.

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* How to Draw Felix the Cat and His Friends (1992): A oneshot shot that [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin tells you how to draw Felix and co.]]


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* Felix the Cat (1962): Dell started another short lived revival of the Felix comic series a year after Harvey ended their run on it, lasting only 12 issues.
* ComicStrip/BettyBoopAndFelix (198488): A crossover newspaper comic featuring WesternAnimation/BettyBoop, with Felix starring as her house pet in place of her dog Pudgy. The comic was distributed by King Features Syndicate and was written by Brian, Morgan, Greg and Neal Walker, the sons of ComicStrip/BeetleBailey creator Mort Walker. Curiously, Felix does not talk in this comic, and [[AdaptedOut the Magic Bag is absent.]]

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* Felix the Cat (1962): Dell started another short lived revival of the Felix comic series a year after Harvey ended their run on it, lasting only 12 issues.
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* ComicStrip/BettyBoopAndFelix (198488): A crossover newspaper comic featuring WesternAnimation/BettyBoop, with Felix starring as her house pet in place of her dog Pudgy. The comic was distributed by King Features Syndicate and was written by Brian, Morgan, Greg and Neal Walker, the sons of ComicStrip/BeetleBailey creator Mort Walker. Curiously, Felix does not talk in this comic, and [[AdaptedOut the Magic Bag is absent.]] [[/index]]



* How to Draw Felix the Cat and His Friends (1992): A oneshot shot that [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin tells you how to draw Felix and co.]]

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* How to Draw Felix the Cat and His Friends (1992): A oneshot shot that [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin tells you how to draw Felix and co.]]



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* Baby Felix Tennis (UsefulNotes/PlayStation): A tie-in game based on the ''Baby Felix & Friends'' cartoon.

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* Baby Felix Tennis VideoGame/BabyFelixTennis (UsefulNotes/PlayStation): A tie-in game based on the ''Baby Felix & Friends'' cartoon.

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