The Underdog theme song (composed by Ortala Le Clerc Germaine):There’s no need to fear! Underdog is here!When criminals in this world appear
And break the laws that they should fear
And frighten all who see or hear
The cry goes up both far and near
For Underdog! (Underdog!) Underdog! (Underdog!)

Speed of lightning, roar of thunder
Fighting all who rob or plunder
Underdog. Underdog!
When in this world the headlines read
Of those whose hearts are filled with greed
Who rob and steal from those who need
To right this wrong with blinding speed
Goes Underdog! (Underdog!) Underdog! (Underdog!)

Speed of lightning, roar of thunder
Fighting all who rob or plunder
Underdog. Underdog!

[Seldom-heard third verse, occasionally played during the closing credits:]

And when our woeful monologue
Is how by evil we’ve been flogged
Then breaking through the clouds and fog
Not plane, nor bird, nor even frog
Comes Underdog! (Underdog!) Underdog! (Underdog!)
Now unleash the Dog of Wonder
Tearing evil’s bonds asunder
Underdog. Underdog!

(Click http://www.delorie.com/users/dj/tidbits/underdog.wav to play the theme)

Note:  There seems to be a live-action version of Underdog in production — http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0467110/ — no doubt spurred by the enviable success of such past live-action adaptations Josie and the Pussycats, George of the Jungle, and Mr. Magoo. 

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