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Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue (1990)

Many different cartoon stars like Bugs Bunny, the Muppet Babies and Garfield join forces to convince a teenager that drugs aren't cool.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ross Bagdasarian Jr. ... Alvin / Simon (voice) (as Ross Bagdasarian)
Jeff Bergman ... Bugs Bunny / Daffy Duck (voice)
Townsend Coleman ... Michelangelo / Dad (voice)
Wayne Collins Wayne Collins ... Additional Voices (voice)
Jim Cummings ... Tigger / Winnie the Pooh (voice)
Joey Dedio ... The Dealer (voice)
Danny Goldman Danny Goldman ... Brainy Smurf (voice)
Georgi Irene Georgi Irene ... Additional Voices (voice)
Janice Karman ... Theodore (voice)
Aaron Lohr ... Additional Voices (voice)
Jason Marsden ... Michael (voice)
Don Messick ... Papa Smurf (voice)
Lorenzo Music Lorenzo Music ... Garfield (voice)
Laurie O'Brien ... Baby Piggy / Mom (voice)
Lindsay Parker ... Corey (voice)
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Many different cartoon stars like Bugs Bunny, the Muppet Babies and Garfield join forces to convince Michael, a teenage boy that drugs aren't cool. His sister, Corey, is worried about him because he's started acting differently than he used to. Many of her cartoon tie-in toys come to life, to help find her stolen piggy bank, ending up in the boy's room, finding Michael's stash of drugs, and also finding out that Michael was the one who stole Corey's money to buy marijuana! The various cartoon characters then proceed to band together, and take Michael on a fantasy journey to teach him the risks a life of drug use can bring. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Trivia

Wang Film Productions, the overseas animation studio, had to complete the animation in only six weeks. Animation for a 22-minute TV production typically takes 12 to 16 weeks. See more »

Goofs

In the series "Smurfs" Briany's eyes were always close whenever he looses his glasses as he couldn't see without them, but when he looses his glasses, his eyes were wide open and he can see where his glasses are to pick them up. See more »

Quotes

[Bugs takes out a blue block with a red button on it. He presses it and drops it on the ground. It turns into a time machine]
Michael: A time machine?
Bugs Bunny: I borrowed it from some coyote.
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Crazy Credits

When the special is originally aired on the television, the copyright notice for "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" characters is not shown, but however it was corrected and it was later added to the home video release. See more »

Alternate Versions

When Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue went to VHS (the same season and year it was broadcast), the "Playboy" magazine laying open on Corey's dad's workbench (as it showed explicit results of a woman) is edited out to avoid controversy towards attended audiences. See more »

Connections

Spun-off from ALF Tales (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

Wonderful Ways to Say No
Lyrics by Howard Ashman
Music by Alan Menken
Produced by Steve Tyrell
Singing Direction Janis Liebhart
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Funny, like Reefer Madness
11 July 2001 | by Zarathustras_CrownSee all my reviews

Hilarious video depicting a young boy who's using drugs and turning for the worse. Quite cute in the parts where it shows him stealing his baby sisters piggy bank to get money for some pot. Other scenes that stick out in my mind include seeing his future looking like some guy from Night of the Living Dead. As you would expect, complete and utter propaganda, however, it's one of the funniest films I've ever seen.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 April 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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