James’ Shamelessly Nostalgic A-Z Of Cartoon Characters That He Liked As A Child – Part 6: Ferocious Ness

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Well if it isn’t Friday and, moreover the 6th of April. But who really gives an ‘F’?

Well I do as a matter of fact, because ‘F’ is very much the letter I’m on in my quest to write about the beloved cartoons of my youth in this year’s A-Z blogging challenge.

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‘F’ is for Ferocious Ness

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The Family Ness was a cartoon all about a family of Loch Ness monsters. They all had names that made the most of the word ‘Ness’ by using is as a suffix to nominalise adjectives in order to create their names, although rather than creating an actual noun, the adjective was used as the character’s forename and ‘Ness’ became the surname. It was grammar lesson and a cartoon all in one.

Some examples of Nessie characters were:

Lovely Ness

Sporty Ness

Forgetful Ness

Clever Ness

Ferocious Ness was the main one and he appeared in the most episodes. He wasn’t particularly ferocious, although he was, perhaps, a little curmudgeonly at times.

  18 comments for “James’ Shamelessly Nostalgic A-Z Of Cartoon Characters That He Liked As A Child – Part 6: Ferocious Ness

  1. April 6, 2018 at 9:40 am

    That theme song though! Will be singing it all day!
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    • April 6, 2018 at 10:10 am

      I think the theme song is definitely my favourite bit of the show

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  2. April 6, 2018 at 11:28 am

    As if this fell off my memory radar! Nice reminder, thank you 🙂

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    • April 6, 2018 at 11:29 am

      Glad you enjoyed. You don’t want to be like Forgetful Ness Do you?

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      • April 6, 2018 at 11:30 am

        Too late, I think I achieved that label several years ago!

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  3. April 6, 2018 at 11:53 am

    Never ever heard of Ness cartoons. I’m either way to old or on the wrong continent. So enjoying your A to Z posts!

    Gabrielle | gabaroo muses | https://gabaroo.org

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    • April 6, 2018 at 12:18 pm

      Let’s go with the wrong continent explanation – I don’t think they travelled that well.

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  4. April 6, 2018 at 12:12 pm

    Never heard of him, but this post wins the day purely by using such a great word as curmudgeonly!

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    • April 6, 2018 at 12:18 pm

      It is a great word. Churlish is another great word.

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  5. Bryntin
    April 6, 2018 at 12:18 pm

    I’ve never heard of or seen this before. Unlike the real monster.

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    • April 6, 2018 at 12:19 pm

      Who hasn’t seen the real monster? I had tea with him the other week.

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      • Bryntin
        April 6, 2018 at 12:25 pm

        One hump or two?
        (It’s alright, I can hear everyone groaning, I’ll go now…)

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  6. April 6, 2018 at 2:51 pm

    How do I not remember this cartoon? He’s as cute as can be!

    Elsie

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    • April 6, 2018 at 3:14 pm

      Don’t let him hear you say that!

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  7. April 6, 2018 at 5:45 pm

    How fun! I’ve never heard of this cartoon, but I’m in the United States, so maybe we didn’t have it here.

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    • April 6, 2018 at 6:34 pm

      Yes, I think this one flourished in the UK only 🙂

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  8. April 9, 2018 at 3:03 pm

    Thank you, another one I watched with my eldest when he was a little boy so it’s nice having these memory triggers. I haven’t watched it, but when i can see the quality assurance of the BBC on the website returning to the quality I’d expect I might just splash out on my licence cos your posts are worth that even if I’m not watching telly, though news live is a good thing to have and radio news don’t quite cut it. Hope as a teacher my colloquialised informal commentary isn’t annoying to you.

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    • April 10, 2018 at 7:55 am

      Not at all, keep them coming 🙂

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