Hong Kong Phooey Studio Master Model Sheet Art by Willie Ito (Hanna-Barbera, 1974). Hong Kong Phooey premiered on ABC-TV on 9/7/74. It starred Scatman Crothers as Penrod Pooch by day, Hong Kong Phooey — Super Hero by night. Here is an inside look at how this show was developed. This is the original artwork for the studio’s Master model sheet from the hand of famed animator Mr. Willie Ito. It would be printed, published and distributed to all in the animation process.