Busytown is a fictional town inhabited by assortment of anthropomorphic animals, as depicted in various books by the children's author Richard Scarry. Main characters of these books include the following: Huckle Cat, Lowly Worm, Mr. Frumble, Sergeant Murphy, Mr. Fixit, Bananas Gorilla, Hilda Hippo, Farmer Fox, Farmer Alfalfa, Ursula, Dingo, The Pig Family, Pig Will, Pig Won't, The Firefighters, Gold Bug, Bully Bobcat, Bumbles Leopard and other characters.
In the early-1990s Cinar (now Cookie Jar Entertainment) produced the animated series The Busy World of Richard Scarry, based around the inhabitants of Busytown. The series originally aired on Showtime in Canada and Nick Jr. in the United States. A board game and a computer game based on Busytown were also produced in 1990s. Another animated series centered around Busytown, Busytown Mysteries, ran in the late 2000s.
- Main article: List of Busytown characters