The Legend of White Fang originally aired in Canada on Family Channel, while HBO aired the series in the US. The Legend of White Fang was produced when Cookie Jar was known as CINAR.
I remember The Legend of White Fang from its Global run, sometime in the mid-1990s. For a show mainly aired as CanCon-mandated filler, the series was surprisingly decent. Pierre Berton was even The Legend of White Fang‘s historical consultant.
Truth be known, The Legend of White Fang was a bit boring at times, a problem CINAR shows often had in the 1990s. I’d still take The Legend of White Fang over Sharky & George, The Smoggies and…ugh…C.L.Y.D.E.
What gets me is how Mill Creek Entertainment and Cookie Jar Group sell this set. The box set front cover image is of a generic posterized husky. The cartoon did not look that good.
Also, Mill Creek and Cookie Jar have this habit of passing off unrelated items from the Cookie Jar archives as “extras.” Seriously, what do Busytown Mysteries, Flight Squad and The Country Mouse and the City Mouse Adventures have to do with a loose Jack London book adaptation?
This isn’t even a new phenomenon. Mill Creek and Cookie Jar pulled this stunt with the Dark Oracle series set. It’s annoying.
Here are the opening credits to The Legend of White Fang. You can see YTV logos and a horrible Canadian flag animation circa 2000 plastered over the credits. The show got around.
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