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CHRIS HAYWARD, 81 Television writer

Chris Hayward, an Emmy Award-winning writer who helped develop the bumbling animated Canadian Mountie Dudley Do-Right and other offbeat characters for The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show, died of cancer Nov. 20 in Beverly Hills, Calif.

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Besides Bullwinkle the moose and his friend, Rocky the flying squirrel, the hit show -- which is still in syndication -- featured segments including Mr. Peabody, a time-traveling dog with a pet boy named Sherman, and Dudley Do-Right, a klutzy mounted policeman always in pursuit of his nemesis, Snidely Whiplash. Mr. Hayward later helped create The Munsters.


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