The Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Hat (1982)


The Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Hat is an animated television special that premiered on May 20, 1982 on ABC. It stars two of Dr. Seuss’ more famous characters, The Grinch and The Cat in the Hat.

I remember making sure that I was home watching this and being shocked the next day that none of my friends had watched it. I am not sure why this special is not more popular, it is delightful. But don’t take my word for it, watch the entire special online.


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One thought on “The Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Hat (1982)

  1. I remember this special pretty well & I did enjoy it, though not nearly as much as other seuss specials. I think there are 2 main problems with it: 1) The characters don’t mesh up well against their more established selves. This is largey due to… 2) The premise was/felt very contrived & arbitrary. Other seuss stories were created purely to have a good story, but this one screams that it was created for marketing/profit, or at best to placate the fans.

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