Footrot Flats: The Dog's Tale

1986 film by Murray Ball

Footrot Flats: The Dog's Tale (stylised as Footrot Flats: The Dog's Tail Tale) is a 1986 New Zealand animated comedy film based on cartoonist Murray Ball's comic strip Footrot Flats about a New Zealand farmer and his border collie sheepdog.

Directed by Murray Ball. Produced by John Barnett and Pat Cox. Screenplay by Murray Ball and Tom Scott. Based on Footrot Flats by Murray Ball.

Wal Footrot

  • [repeated line] Those bloody Murphys!
  • [after closing his cupboard, the stuff on top falls on him] Ah, shit!
  • [repeated line] Ye Gods!
  • [after ruining Wal and Cheeky's date] You think you can break my spirit, do you Wal Footrot? Well, you're not dealing with rubbish here, mate. The blood of the Grey Ghost flows in these veins! I got one thing to say to you Wal Footrot. [startled by the screams of rats] I'm sorry!

Voice cast