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Detective Rat
Directed by James Mangold
Produced by James Phillipson
Written by Chris Bailey (uncredited)
Ron Tippe (uncredited)
Tim Hauser (uncredited)
Screenplay by Eric Johnston (uncredited)
Don Taito (uncredited)
Ben Cox (uncredited)
Story by Dick Kennedy
Virgil Geopper
James Rogers (uncredited)
Based on Characters Created by Alex Segal (uncredited)
John Warburton (uncredited)
Starring Stephen Fry
Jason Alexander (uncredited)
Lena Headey (uncredited)
Wallace Shawn (uncredited)
Frank Welker (uncredited)
Paul Kandel (uncredited)
Music by Harry Gregson-Williams
Editing by John Carnochan (uncredited)
Production company(s) Beauty and the Beast Animation Studios
Michael Shires
Distributor Warner Bros.
Release date(s) October 18, 1996 (with Shiresland Peter Pan)
Running time 9 Minutes
Language English
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Detective Rat is is a 1996 animated short film produced by Beauty and the Beast Animation Studios and released on October 18, 1996 by Michael Shires Pictures.


Remy Rat takes on the role of "Johnny Eyeball, Private Eye" as he takes on the case of the missing "Al."


Remy Rat is hired to solve a mystery of a missing "Al." He searches the city for clues, but constantly runs into a city sheriff (who is portrayed by Ralph Tube) who tells him to let the police handle it. A car chase occurs and the drivers ram into a haystack. It turns out that Al is actually the city sheriff who is supposed to get married to the woman who hires Remy Rat to find him.

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Home video releases


  • Shiresland Peter Pan


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