The Chicken from Outer Space is a cartoon that served as the pilot for the Cartoon Network show Courage the Cowardly Dog. It was directed by John R. Dilworth, produced by Stretch Films and Hanna-Barbera, and first shown during The What-A-Cartoon! Show on February 18, 1996.

The Courage the Cowardly Dog show would go on to be produced with Cartoon Network Studios' involvement instead of Hanna-Barbera's.

Cast and characters

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The main character, Courage.

  • Courage the Cowardly Dog
  • Eustace Bagge
  • Muriel Bagge
  • Space Chicken


Courage must defend Muriel and Eustace Bagge from a malicious space chicken bent on conquest and its mutagenic eggs.

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