Fievel's American Tails is an American/Canadian animated television series, produced by Amblimation, Nelvana, and Universal Cartoon Studios. It aired for one season in 1992, and continued Fievel's adventures from the film An American Tail: Fievel Goes West. Phillip Glasser, Dom DeLuise and Cathy Cavadini were the only actors from the film to reprise their roles, as Fievel, Tiger and Tanya respectively.


  • Fievel Mousekewitz: The main protagonist, a little mouse who is always looking for adventures.
  • Tanya Mousekewitz: Fievel's older sister who has dreams of being a great singer.
  • Yasha Mousekewitz: Fievel's baby sister.
  • Papa Mousekewitz: Fievel's father, a famous violin-maker who always gives his family wise advice.
  • Mama Mousekewitz: Fievel's mother.
  • Tiger: The orange cat who is friends with the Russian-Jewish mouse family.
  • Cat R. Waul: The main antagonist, a gentleman-like cat who is Fievel's nemesis.
  • T. R. Chula: Cat R. Waul's tarantula sidekick. A caricature of Butch Cassidy.
  • Sweet William: Fievel's other nemesis.
  • Slim and Feloneous: Sweet William's two dim-witted alley cat sidekicks.
  • Jack: One of Fievel's school mates from Australia.
  • Jorge: Another one of Fievel's school mates.
  • Mr. J. M. Schimmel: The rat who owns the mouse-sized general store in Green River. He is also Sidney’s father and is Austrian-American as revealed in "Law and Disorder".
  • Clint Mousewood: One of Fievel's heroes and Tanya's one-sided crush – from "Mail Order Mayhem". A caricature of Clint Eastwood.
  • Hambone: The dog guard on the train – from "The Gift".
  • Sidney: One of Fievel's more spoiled classmate. First appears in Law and Disorder.
  • Aunt Sophie: A relative of the Mousekewitz family – from "Aunt Sophie's Visit".
  • Dr. Travis T. Hiprocates: A traveling doctor that gave away hiccup sweets – from "A Case of the Hiccups". A caricature of Sigmond Freud.
  • Miss Kitty: Tiger's girlfriend from "Law and Disorder". A caricature of Dorothy Gibson.
  • Cyrus: The town blacksmith and Jack's father, an Australian mouse. He likes to wrestle crocodiles and talks about doing so often. A caricature of Crocodile Dundee, and quite possibly inspired by Jake from The Rescuers Down Under.
  • Mr. Ironside: The school teacher, probably a mole and British-American as revealed in "The Legend of Mouse Hollow".
  • Dog: The dog who guards the jail house.
  • Lorna Holcombe: A girl in Fievel's class.
  • Patty Paris: The baker. A caricature of Ona Munson's Belle Watling from Gone with the Wind.



  • Fievel, the Lonesome Ranger
  • Law and Disorder
  • Little Mouse on the Prairie
  • The Gift
  • A Case of the Hiccups
  • The Legend of Mouse Hollow
  • The Babysitting Blues
  • The Lost Mother Lode
  • A Mouse Known as Zorrowitz
  • Mail Order Mayhem
  • Aunt Sophie's Visit
  • That's What Friends Are For
  • Bell the Cats

Home media

In 1993 and 1994, MCA/Universal Home Video released twelve episodes on six VHS video-cassettes, two Laserdisc volumes. These have been the only home video releases of the cartoon, at least in the United States. In the United Kingdom, 12 episodes were released on six video-cassettes in 1995, but were in a different episode order to the United States and Vol. 4 features the only episode that hasn't been released in the United States. Episodes have been released on DVD in France, Germany, and Italy. Universal currently has no plans to release the show on DVD in the United States.

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