Synopsis by Hal Erickson
Rikki-Tikki-Tavi was one of several animated TV specials based on the works of Rudyard Kipling, and produced and directed by Chuck Jones. The title character is a courageous mongoose, the unofficial pet of a British family living in India. Rikki-Tikki-Tavi has appointed himself protector of the family's young son. He proves his mettle when two vicious cobras prepare to attack the child. Narrated by Orson Welles, the half-hour Rikki-Tikki-Tavi was originally telecast January 9, 1975.
cobra, family, mongoose, rescue