Top Cat is a Hanna-Barbera prime time animated television series which ran from November 26, 1961 to April 18, 1962 for a run of 30 episodes on the ABC network. Reruns are played on Cartoon Network's classic animation network Boomerang.
Disguised as Officer Dibble, the notorious thief Al the Actor steals a fortune in paintings from an art gallery. Meanwhile, Top Cat hooks a buyer for his own modern paintings, an elderly dowager who offers him $20,000 for his latest original. When all of Top Cats' paintings are stolen, the cat helps Dibble capture the thief, only to learn that his rich dowager patron had also been Al the Actor.